Category: Halal Integrity

Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

| 30/05/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: Majority of Pakistanis eating ‘Haram’ meat: officials

They said animals are not being slaughtered according to Islamic practice as the country fails to ensure ‘Halal’ standards are met.

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Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia shows interest to import meat & citrus from Pakistan

On the occasion, ambassador said that currently Indonesia is importing meat mainly from Australia which is non-Muslim country and they wish to import form Halal country like Pakistan.

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Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: China’s Halal Constitution

The increasing profile of Islam in public life is influencing recent constitutional debates in China, signaling that even China’s socialist legal system must account for the rights and duties of Muslims.

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UK: Halal Food Authority to certify non-stun slaughter

| 29/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Authority to certify non-stun slaughter

The HFA will continue to certify stunned animals and is expected to offer different labels to help with consumer transparency. The scheme will roll out in 8-10 weeks.

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Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

| 25/05/2016 | Reply
Malaysia invited to become board member of SMIIC

Malaysia, which is recognised for spearheading global halal standards, has scored another first as it has been invited to join the board of directors of the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries.

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Bahrain: BIBF launches Halal Economy Masterclass

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
Bahrain: BIBF launches Halal Economy Masterclass

The masterclass on “The Convergence of the Halal Market and Islamic Capital” was held in partnership with Dinar Standard and the Waqf Fund of the Central Bank of Bahrain.

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Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
Halal and Vegan Drive Ethical Label Market

According to the new research, halal and vegan labels are set to grow by a compound annual growth rate of over 5 percent annually between 2015 and 2020.

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The Halal market volume in Tatarstan at 100 billion

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
The Halal market volume in Tatarstan at 100 billion

In Russia, where there are more than 20 million Muslims, the demand for Halal products has grown dramatically ‘due to its high quality’ over the past decades.

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UAE: Workshop held to review ‘Halal’ trademark

| 24/05/2016 | Reply
UAE:  Workshop held to review ‘Halal’ trademark

The workshop was attended by number of officials from the government entities in the control and quality departments, and the institutions and entities in the food sector.

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China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

| 16/05/2016 | Reply
China: Shaanxi to set up global Halal hub

it is proposing that Malaysia’s Halal Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC) render help and set up a halal certification unit in Yangling, an education town 80km west of ancient city Xian.

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Indonesia: Unilever Faces Challenges in Applying Halal Warranty System

| 11/05/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Unilever Faces Challenges in Applying Halal Warranty System

PT Unilever Indonesia applies a halal waranty system for its products and factory. However, the implementation system is not easy and the company faces various challanges.

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Opinion: A slice of the Halal cake

| 09/05/2016 | Reply
Opinion: A slice of the Halal cake

Halal certification is something that local businesses should strive for because Malaysia’s halal stamp is universally recognised and confers a definite advantage in the export markets.

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UAE: Dubai holds Signing Ceremony for IHAF

| 09/05/2016 | Reply
UAE: Dubai holds Signing Ceremony for IHAF

Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) and the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) held a signing ceremony after approval of the International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF).

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UK: HFA disappointed and shocked by recent allegations by Britain First

| 06/05/2016 | Reply
UK: HFA disappointed and shocked by recent allegations by Britain First

HFA sends out a clear message that such baseless allegations, irresponsible accusations and politically driven agendas shall never be tolerated.

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UK: Brexit could save ‘THOUSANDS of animals’ from halal slaughterhouses abroad

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Brexit could save ‘THOUSANDS of animals’ from halal slaughterhouses abroad

Animal welfare minister George Eustice warned under current EU rules, the Government is powerless to stop livestock being forced to endure long journeys before being slaughtered overseas.

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Turkey: TÜBITAK invests $125,000 to detect pork in halal meat

| 05/05/2016 | Reply
Turkey: TÜBITAK invests $125,000 to detect pork in halal meat

The Food Institute at TÜBITAK’s MAM developed a five-minute test which will be made available to the masses in order to detect whether pork meat was mixed with meat advertised as “halal”.

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UK: Arbitration Hearing regarding the machine slaughter of Halal animals.

| 01/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Arbitration Hearing regarding the machine slaughter of Halal animals.

The MAT has been requested by leading authorities within the Halal slaughter industry to arbitrate on whether the machine slaughter of animals is legal under Islamic Law.

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UK: Halal horror house as undercover video exposes cruel abattoir

| 01/05/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal horror house as undercover video exposes cruel abattoir

The abattoir which provides halal and kosher meat appears to ignore all standards of animal welfare despite the presence of a government inspector and two vets.

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Philippines: Davao’s Halal ordinance approved on 3rd reading

| 20/04/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Davao’s Halal ordinance approved on 3rd reading

The ordinance requiring supermarkets, grocery stores, and other food establishments in Davao City to establish “halal lanes”.

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China: Halal food law dropped from China’s 2016 legislation plan

| 20/04/2016 | Reply
China: Halal food law dropped from China’s 2016 legislation plan

The legislation was opposed by many scholars who said it “violates the principle of separation of State and religion”.

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