Michigan had provided Kosher meals to the state’s Jewish inmates but had not made similar accommodations Muslim convicts.
The only two McDonald’s restaurants in the United States that serve food prepared according to Islamic law have stopped doing so.
The Michigan Department of Corrections is being sued by a civil rights group on behalf of Muslim inmates.
A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald’s Corp. and members of Michigan’s Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.
A Detroit judge has rescheduled a hearing on a proposed $700,000 payment by McDonald’s and a franchisee to settle a suit that says they falsely advertised food as being prepared according to Islamic law.