- The Washington Times - Friday, September 14, 2018

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are demanding more “inclusive” ice cream at the university-owned Babcock Hall Dairy Store, arguing that current ingredients in some of the store’s products are discriminatory toward certain religions.

Eight members of the Associated Students of Madison put forth a resolution last week declaring that Babcock ice cream, which uses beef gelatin, discriminates against the school’s Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and vegetarian communities.

The resolution, titled “Ice Cream for All,” would formally demand that the university administration “acknowledge the marginalization of having the official campus Ice Cream not be inclusive to religious students on campus.”

The council will vote next week on the measure, which was first reported by The Badger Herald.

A university spokeswoman told Campus Reform that the school already produces and sells ice cream, sherbet and lactose-free options that are made with a plant-based stabilizer and are gelatin-free.


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