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The University’s Dining Services is looking into adding more health-conscious foods to the campus menu — including adding a halal station to the dining halls — in order to comply with students’ requests for healthier cuisine.

A halal tasting and focus group is scheduled for April 1 at the Fresh Foods Company in Moody Towers, and Campus Dietician Sarah Feye said preparations for the event are already underway.

“When we host our halal focus group, we’ll be testing a few recipes and products,” Feye said. “We’re leaning toward offering some traditional Middle Eastern dishes, as well as some college staple recipes that have proven to be popular over the years.”

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