31 March 2015

Portsmouth school’s mistaken ‘halal’ note sparks parents’ fury

A PRIMARY school said a note sent to parents saying it will stop serving pork to children was sent out by mistake.

But angry parents had already taken their concerns online and set up a petition condemning Milton Park Primary School on change.org where more than 3,000 people have joined.

Milton Park Primary School, in Eastney Road, Portsmouth, sent a note which read: ‘We have a new menu for school dinners starting on April 20, 2015.

‘Please be assured there is no pork on the menu and the sausages served are halal chicken.’ [The News] Read more