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Sell alcohol and pork or we will shut you down, French town tells halal supermarket
A halal supermarket in a Paris suburb has been told by local authorities it must start selling alcohol and pork or else it will be shut down.

Being North African in France: not only are you being racially discriminated on the job market which makes it very difficult for you to find a job, but you also can’t run your own business in peace either. 

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French supermarket chain Intermarche launched this promotional campaign to help reduce food waste from “undesirable” fruits and vegetables. Rather than throw out ugly, deformed, or damaged produce, Intermarche instead sells them with a unique twist.

Ahh French supermarkets. You so funny.

But seriously though, who doesn’t love discovering the occasional phallic tomato amongst their usually uniform groceries? Size and shape quality control is a terrible thing. Obscene amounts of fruit and veg are discarded daily by other supermarkets for failing to fall within their preordained paradigms of perfection.

So much comedick (tee hee) potential going to waste… sigh.

The French are definitely doing it right.

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