For Eid al-Adha, You May Not Want to Buy Your Halal Lamb at the Fertile Crescent


Last night kicked off the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice. It’s a busy time of year for halal butchers, including the Fertile Crescent on Atlantic Avenue. Our illustrious colleague Steven Thrasher stopped by the bustling shop last night for some chicken, but what he witnessed nearly made him swear off meat altogether. Check out his post at Runnin’ Scared for the gory details, though vegetarians may want to avert their eyes altogether…