Creeping Sharia: Burger King South Africa is removing the letters “ham” from its hamburgers, so as not to offend Muslim customers

Article publisher: 
Bare Naked Islam
Article date: 
11 September 2019
Article category: 
National News
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On Friday, the chain confirmed it has changed the names of three of its products. What was previously known as a “Double Spicy Hamburger” will now just be a “Double Spicy Burger”; the “Triple Hamburger with Cheese” becomes the “Triple Burger with Cheese”, and a “Hamburger King Jr” on the kids menu will now be just a “Kids Burger”. 
The names are being changed “to be more respectful of” its halal client base, the chain said in a statement. The name changes will apply across all Burger Kings in SA, including those that now serve bacon. 
A hamburger is by definition made of minced beef and does not contain pork. The “ham” is in reference to the German city of Hamburg, where hamburger patties were supposedly first made....
Burger King knows this, South African chief operating officer Juan Klopper told Business Insider South Africa on Friday, but it still wants to avoid any possible confusion. “It is just to be super-sensitive to perceptions, and to be super clear,” he said....

The horror of halal, Fred Elbel, CAIRCO, May 14, 2017.