01 July 2016

College and catering firm apologise after Muslim student bites into bacon sandwich

A student says he was horrified to find he had bit into a bacon sandwich at college when he had bought a tuna one.

The college say they have strict controls in place and will ensure such an incident will not happen again.

Usmaan Akram a student at Preston’s College says he was disgusted when he realised what he had done.

“It was in a plain packet and I thought it was the tuna one I normally buy.

“It was labelled tuna.

“When I went back to the staff they said it was halal chicken so I got a friend who is non-Muslim to check it and he confirmed it was bacon. [Asian Image] Read more