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Dinner lady axed after serving pork to Muslim

A SCHOOL dinner lady has been sacked after accidentally serving pork to a
Muslim pupil.

Alison Waldock, 51, made the mistake when seven-year-old Khadija Darr pointed
to a gammon dish on the lunch menu and Alison put it on her plate.

The school’s headteacher saw the youngster about to tuck into the meat — which
Muslims are not allowed to eat — and raised the alarm in the dinner hall.

And Alison, who had dished up meals for 11 years, was booted out after the
school told the girl’s parents, who complained to catering firm chiefs.

Last night British group Campaign Muslim4UK branded the decision to sack
her “heavy-handed” and an “overreaction”.

A spokesman said: “Mistakes occasionally happen. I’m sure the overwhelming
majority of Muslim parents would be understanding.”

Khadija’s parents Rumana and Zahid contacted bosses at catere

Added: Jul-31-2013 Occurred On: Jul-31-2013
By: moosemyfrnds
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