Category: Halal Integrity

UK: Brands are failing to tap into £1.2 trillion Muslim lifestyle sector, says MLE Connect

| 15/04/2016 | Reply
UK: Brands are failing to tap into £1.2 trillion Muslim lifestyle sector, says MLE Connect

The event welcomed big brand names such as Tesco, Asda and Oglivy Noor as it ran seminars chaired by industry experts, panel discussions and networking sessions across a number of sectors.

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Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

| 10/04/2016 | Reply
Australia: Overwhelming success of IHC 2016 in Sydney

The first International Halal Conference (IHC) 2016 made a new addition to Australian history when 12 top international speaker spoke on national and global Halal issues.

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Malaysia: Seeking regional Halal guidelines for Asean

| 09/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Seeking regional Halal guidelines for Asean

There needs to be common standards for halal products and services within Asean to support the growth of the industry here.

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US halal food regulations… Are you up to speed?

| 08/04/2016 | Reply
US halal food regulations… Are you up to speed?

Halal food consumption among the nation’s fast-growing Muslim population has become a ballooning enterprise in the United States and is now estimated at over $20 billion.

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Planned halal slaughterhouse in Finland – 10,000 sheep a year

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Planned halal slaughterhouse in Finland – 10,000 sheep a year

A Halal slaughterhouse was born of need, as the demand for halal meat in Finland has increased due to immigration of Muslims.

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Russian meat industry harbours export hope

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Russian meat industry harbours export hope

Russian poultry processors are already preparing to export Halal chicken to countries in the Persian Gulf and North Africa.

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Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

ICCIA in Jeddah selected Qatar to be the headquarters of a pan-Islamic authority which will be responsible for issuing Halal certifications.

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UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

| 06/04/2016 | 2 Replies
UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

London Based Nature’s Well Labs Launches First “HMC Halal Certified” Vitamin Range for UK Muslims.

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Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

Products already have Halal certification but for next year they will need to look at facilitation and processing of licensing requirements for the national Dubai Halal mark.

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Canada: Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

New CFIA rules require halal label include name of organization or individual who certified the product.

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Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

Jakim who has positioned itself as an international Halal expert and authority may not be seen as the only international compliance regulatory framework on Halal.

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Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

GeneStat, developed by a team from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), makes use of the HaFYS Porcine DNA Detection Assay system to detect traces of porcine DNA.

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Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

The world’s first Global Halal Data Pool offers massive trade opportunities for halal products and services providers, when it connects to the global data syncronisation network.

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Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

WHAD is collaborating with Yayasan Media Hebat to organise a Malaysia-Italy Halal Summit 2016, to be held in Italy in November this year.

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South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

This comes after the Department of Islamic affairs in Malaysia (JAKIM) delisted the Halal certifier, after they failed an external audit in November last year.

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Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

The organisations will cooperate through a MoU to establish the first ever Halal International Trade Centre in Kunming City of Yunnan Province, China.

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Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

MoU seeks to empower local SMEs to compete and create a stronger presence in the global Halal market, as well as to further promote Halal Malaysian products.

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Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

An expected 1000 delegates converge at the 9th World Halal Conference entitled ‘Halal at the Forefront of Economic and Social change’

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UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

An abattoir whose former owner collapsed into administration following allegations of animal cruelty has been acquired by a family-owned former rival.

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Malaysia: Jakim’s Halal Certification Highly Regarded By International Community

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim’s Halal Certification Highly Regarded By International Community

A total of 54 certification bodies from 32 countries and four authorities from the OIC have managed to obtain Halal certification from Jakim.

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