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Polls in 2002

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Do you eat in restaurants where Haram items are served along with Halal items? (January 5 – February 2, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (270) 58%

No: (189) 41%

Votes: 459.

Do you feel that there is a need for Halal certification of Halal meat stores and restaurants on a local level? (February 2, 2002 – March 1, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (604) 97%

No: (15) 2%

Votes: 619.

Do you think that fast food chains (such as KFC, McDonald’s, etc.) operating in Muslim countries serve 100% authentic Halal food?(March 1, 2002 – March 31, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (332) 44%

No: (414) 55%

Votes: 746.

Would you pay more for a Halal certified product as compared to a product which seems to contain Halal ingredients but is not certified Halal? (March 31, 2002 – May 4, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (636) 87%

No: (93) 12%

Votes: 729.

Do you find it difficult to follow Halal/Haram food guidelines while living in a non-Muslim country? (May 4, 2002 – June 2, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (399) 68%

No: (186) 31%

Votes: 585.

Do you check the ingredients of products sold in Halal food stores?(June 2, 2002 – June 30, 2002)

Results:

Yes, of course (279) 54%

Sometimes (236) 45%

No (0) 0%

Votes: 515.

Have you purchased any of the boxed frozen Halal products (e.g. burgers, chicken nuggets, etc.) available in stores these days?(June 30, 2002 – August 3, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (346) 72%

No: (131) 27%

Votes: 477.

Have you eaten out at a fast food restaurant in the last few weeks? (August 3, 2002 – September 1, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (248) 66%

No: (125) 33%

Votes: 373.

Do you think your child ends up eating something Haram one way or the other while he or she is at school? (Answer for yourself if you’re a child) (September 1, 2002 – October 5, 2002)

Results:

Yes: (216) 70%

No: (90) 29%

Votes: 306.

Which one of the following factors plays a major role in your decisions when shopping? (October 5, 2002 – November 6, 2002)

Results:

Price: (74) 21%

Quality: (58) 16%

Muslim Manufacturer / Owner: (210) 61%

Votes: 342.

Do you plan on fasting on each day of the month of Ramadhan this year? (November 6, 2002 – December 2, 2002)

Results:

Yes, Insha-Allah: (419) 94%

No, maybe next year: (24) 5%

Votes: 443.

Would you be willing to buy Halal meat online if such a service is made available in Canada? (December 2, 2002 – December 31, 2002)

Results:

Yes, but only if it is cheaper: (153) 48%

Yes, even if it costs a bit more: (81) 25%

No: (81) 25%

Votes: 315.