(MMO) – Religious authorities’ decision to deny halal certification over the word “hot dog” is stupid and backward, said (Malaysian) Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz.
— Patryk R. Tomala (@patryktomala) October 19, 2016
The UMNO (United Malays National Organisation) supreme council member said it was unequivocal that the word “hot dog” did not mean the food item contained dog meat, adding that there was no reason for the Department of Islamic Development (Jakim) to take issue with the term now.
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— The Star (@staronline) October 19, 2016