Hope your ready to kiss your ham sandwich, sausage and biscuit or even your hotdog goodbye when it comes to your lunch break at work? that’s because Businesses should ban ham sandwiches and sausage rolls from the workplace because they’re “offensive” to Muslims and other religions, according to new guidelines written for employers. The guidelines published by CoExist House, a US and UK-based interfaith group, recommend an outright ban of pork products from office kitchens to avoid “offending” employees of the Muslim and Jewish faiths.
“It would be good etiquette to avoid heating up foods that might be prohibited for people of other faiths,” said Andy Dinham, a University of London professor who wrote the guidelines for CoExist House. “We also say, ‘Don’t put kosher or halal and other… special foods next to another [food] or, God forbid, on the same plate.” The guidelines come as both the U.S. and the U.K. open their borders to a record number of Muslim migrants. CONTINUE