Hot dogs must be renamed as it’s confusing for Muslim consumers, Malaysia tells U.S. food chain

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Hot dogs, or at least the name, will soon be off the menu for a U.S. fast food chain selling the popular snack in Malaysia.

The chain, Auntie Anne’s, has been told by Islamic authorities that its popular Pretzel Dog, which contains no dog meat, has to be renamed as it is confusing for Muslim consumers.

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