The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.
McDonald's Drops Halal: Only two restaurants in the McDonald's chain ever sold halal items, but after a lawsuit accused them of selling non-halal products as halal, McDonald's has nixed the halal chicken McNuggets and McChicken sandwiches. [USA Today]
Kids' Food: Necessary? Kids' food should really be no different from regular food, except nowadays the industry is filled with multi-colored marshmallows, ground chicken shaped like fish, and more monstrosities. The case against the kids' food market here. [US News]
Relaxed Food Trend: Fast food is starting to slowly merge with fast-casual restaurants, installing TVs and fireplaces to make it seem more "lounge-y." [TIME]
But after a contentious lawsuit that accused the restaurant chain of selling non-halal items advertised as halal, McDonald's has yanked its Halal Chicken McNuggets and Halal McChicken sandwiches off the menu. The move brings to an end a unique product that made the two McDonald's restaurants popular with Muslims.