China Sends Seven Tons of Halal Food Tsunami-Hit Areas

January 11, 2005

Source: People's Daily Online/Xinhua

On January 11, 2005 the People's Daily Online/Xinhua reported, "China has sent about seven tons of Muslim food to the tsunami-hit areas among batches of other relief materials, according to Beijing Yueshengzhai Muslim Food Co., Ltd., one of China's major Muslim Food producer. Since many victims in the tsunami-hit areas are believers of Islam, Chinese government has paid special attention to providing Muslim food for the affected areas. Beijing Yueshengzhai Muslim Food Company Limited, the oldest of its kind in China, became the only one appointed by the government to provide Muslim food for the tsunami-hit areas. About seven tons or 31,200 packets of Muslim food have been sent to the affected areas."