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Polls in 2001

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Do you feel comfortable eating Halal food prepared by non-Muslim employees at a non-Muslim eatery? (January 26 – February 25, 2001)

Results:

Yes (107) 27%

No (289) 72%

Total: 396 votes.

Do you think that all halal meat stores sell halal, zabiha meat as they claim? (February 25, 2001 – March 25, 2001)

Results:

Yes (137) 34%

No (256) 65%

Total: 393 votes.

Do you eat mechanically slaughtered chickens and/or the products made from them (i.e. Maple Lodge chickens and products)? (March 25, 2001 – April 29, 2001)

Results:

Yes (220) 22%

No (756) 77%

Total: 976 votes.

When traveling by air, which type of meal do you request? (April 29, 2001 – June 3, 2001)

Results:

Muslim/Halal (501) 63%

Regular (35) 4%

Kosher (51) 6%

Vegetarian (188) 23%

Other (19) 2%

Total: 794 votes.

Do you believe it’s time for Muslims to demand Halal certified products from food manufacturers? (June 3, 2001 – July 1, 2001)

Results:

Yes, of course (581) 96%

No, not yet (13) 2%

Maybe. I’m not sure (7) 1%

Total: 601 votes.

How do you manage your meals when traveling? (July 1, 2001 – August 12, 2001)

Results:

Take along homemade food (226) 50%

Prepare meals on the way when needed (41) 9%

Eat out (181) 40%

Total: 448 votes.

In your opinion, which is the most effective way to convince manufacturers to obtain Halal certification for their food products? (August 12, 2001 – September 1, 2001)

Results:

Call (18) 9%

Write (27) 13%

Petition (31) 15%

All of the above (120) 61%

Total: 196 votes.

Which of the following statements found on the packaging of halal meat products influence your decision to buy the product? (September 1, 2001 – September 30, 2001)

Results:

Halal (165) 37%

Zabihah (56) 12%

Slaughtered by hand by a Muslim (48) 10%

Slaughtered according to Islamic Rites (60) 13%

Certified by any organization (14) 3%

Certified by a specific organization (38) 8%

None. If it is sold in a halal meat store, I assume that it has been prepared properly. (38) 8%

None. I do my own background research on the company and its practices. (26) 5%

Total: 445 votes.

When do you think is the right time to introduce Muslim children to the concept of Halal/Haram foods? (October 1, 2001 – November 3, 2001)

Results:

Age 5/6 (439) 80%

Age 7/8 (55) 10%

Age 9/10 (21) 3%

Age 11/12 (8) 1%

Early Teens (22) 4%

Total: 545 votes.

Does your concern for eating Halal increase during the month of Ramadhan? (November 4, 2001 – December 1, 2001)

Results:

Yes (318) 69%

No (142) 30%

Total : 460 votes.

If you saw a Muslim eating something you knew was Haram, but weren’t sure if they knew or not, would you go up to them and say something? (December 1, 2001 – January 5, 2002)

Results:

Yes (362) 70%

No (149) 29%

Total: 511 votes.