19 March 1998
Israel bans non-kosher meat imports

ISRAEL banned imports of non-kosher meats yesterday. Naomi Chazan, of the political Meretz Party, called it “outrageous, bringing in religious coercion from the back door…”

He said it was ironic that people could buy non-kosher meat produced in Israel but it could not be imported.

  • Financial Times 19/03/98 page 7