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on January 25, 2018

Court: KFC franchisee can’t market chicken as halal

Judge says regardless of whether chicken sold meets halal standards, franchisee must honor company policy

A federal judge sided with the KFC Corporation in a dispute with a franchisee regarding whether he could market chicken sold at his restaurants as halal.

Afzal Lokhandwala, a KFC franchisee who owns and operates eight restaurants in northern Illinois, filed a lawsuit against the corporation after it ordered him…

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