Food for thought: Renaming of ‘Pretzel Dog’ to ‘Pretzel Sausage’ in Malaysia

By Kanmani Rani (Ella Cheong IP Services Sdn Bhd)   There are many tall tales about what hot dogs are made of, but the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) is eager to make one thing clear to food consumers: there are no dogs in hot dogs.   Last year, the Halal Division of the Department recommended that the U.S fast …