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War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 19:38:30


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I just saw on the news that Toblerone has been declared as a halal chocolate. So, I went to the FB page of Toblerone and saw massive hate against the company. A lot of people want to boycott it now.

Edited 12/20/2018 19:40:53
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 19:52:28


Son of the Pilgrim
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My sister bought Toblerone today.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 19:57:04


Rikku
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Berber Be Gone
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 20:08:55


Son of the Pilgrim
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I'm an Arab.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 20:31:11


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Ok
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 21:00:03


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lol, thanks for sharing this funny bit of news.

very clickbaity title though, I thought you were going to call for violence on them

edit: halal means "permissible" as in Muslims can eat

Edited 12/20/2018 21:00:39
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 21:19:18


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companies shouldn't pander like this
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 22:34:04


Жұқтыру
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companies should never ever ever dare to try and please their customers
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 22:36:26


Wadeop
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i'm pretty sure muslims aren't the majority or even a sizable chunk of the customers your argument only works if the groups they are pandering to are the majority or you know a sizable minority

Edited 12/20/2018 22:37:09
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/20/2018 22:39:20


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I love muslims
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 12:08:25

Victoria Sofia Buemann
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Out of principle and in protest of this western cultural devolution, I will no longer be buying Toblerone. Not even kidding. But it's probably a good strategical move for the company.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 14:09:47


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A company will simply do whatever brings in the most money. They might have calculated that people are going to boycott the company but they still make a profit.
Sad, but true. I never liked Toblerone though

Edited 12/21/2018 14:10:06
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 16:17:29


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this is all so weird

"Most multinational companies have products which are halal-certified," Umar al-Qadri of the nonprofit Department of Halal Certification, told CNN. "Companies want to generate more income and there are two billion Muslims in the world that only eat halal."
"Nothing has changed," he added, noting that companies simply need to pass an inspection to ensure that their factories are halal-certified.
He encouraged those angered by Toblerone's move to "do their research and find out about what halal is," saying of the reaction: "It's an expression of Islamophobia and nothing else."
"They assume halal is negative when actually, it's something very positive -- a higher standard of food safety."

My thoughts as a clueless reader are

1: Why do people care about any of this?
2: What is wrong with being halal certified?
3: Toblerone is a typical milk chocolate whose primary ingredient is sugar, so I feel there's an irony to all of this due to how incredibly unhealthy the shit is. Toblerone is probably a lot worse for someone's health than many foods considered haram.

So under islamic law I can eat toblerone and not shellfish, the poor logic of religion is just hilarious.

Edited 12/21/2018 16:42:23
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 16:45:39

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1: That is a very general question to something very individual. To me, personally, this is about cultural regression. We were slowly starting to move away from religions in the developed world, and then came Islam with all of it's special needs, intolerance, and what have you. More islam means less peace, less happiness, less welfare and more unwilling victims of fanatical retards. A religion that does not (presumably cannot (remember: the quran is god's literal words)) allow reformation will always tend to cause fundamentalism.
2: Halal is mostly bad in the meat industry, as the animals typically suffer more. It's also bad, since more muslims get to make money by yelling prayers at consumables, and an industrial acceptance of muslims' special needs.
3: It's bad chocolate even. Doesn't matter. This will give them a new big market in religious muslims that only use halal milk products, and only a minority of the people angered by this will remember it a couple of weeks from now, when Toblerone has their next sale.

Edited 12/21/2018 16:53:44
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 16:46:34

Victoria Sofia Buemann
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And an organisation that seek to further the distribution of halal goods cannot claim to be non-profit.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 16:48:20


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So under islamic law I can eat toblerone and not shellfish, the poor logic of religion is just hilarious.


Shellfish is halal in Islam, so don't lie!
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 16:49:27


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The stupid Sufi Turks are the ones who consider shellfish to be illegal, but these Sufi Turks aren't Muslims.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 17:14:19


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"There is a debate about shellfish, but most think it is not halal."

I guess it's a discordant thing.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 17:29:19


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companies only care about profit. this is why we need a fascist christian communist imperium guys.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 18:19:25


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The stupid Sufi Turks are the ones who consider shellfish to be illegal, but these Sufi Turks aren't Muslims.


Somethingsomething glass castle don't call folk stupid.

Also god forbid anyone from profiting from the ~1 billion people who observe Islaamic diet.

Edited 12/21/2018 18:20:50
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 18:26:33


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because all muslims eat toblerone or even like chocolate

edit:since most muslims are in the middle east and south/south east asia can anybody from those areas confirm if toblerone is sold there and if so is it popular

Edited 12/21/2018 18:33:18
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 20:07:19

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If it was popular, they most likely wouldn't need to make it halal. This is something they do to acquire a new target audience.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 20:08:57


Wadeop
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wether it works is a different story
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 20:32:41


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Halal is mostly bad in the meat industry


Halal is very good. Also, animals aren't harmed when it's slaughtered according to Islamic law.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 20:34:57


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companies only care about profit. this is why we need a fascist christian communist imperium guys.


Christianity has nothing to do with fascism and communism. Also, fascism and communism are satanic ideologies. Delete your comment!
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 20:35:41


Son of the Pilgrim
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Somethingsomething glass castle don't call folk stupid.


You and the Sufi's are both on the same level of stupidity.
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/21/2018 20:55:07


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Be slaughtered
Not harmed
:thonking face:
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/22/2018 04:28:16


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wadeop are you some kind of socialist or communist? businesses pander to consumers by their nature. go live in cuba if you're sick of it
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/22/2018 04:59:40


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i know one thing chocolate should be banned
War Is Declared on Toblerone (Chocolate Factory): 12/22/2018 17:01:06


Wadeop
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socialist? communist? don't make me laugh i hate those ideologies with a burning passion.you can be displeased at a companies actions and not be a marxist

Edited 12/22/2018 17:13:00
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