Category: Halal Integrity

Belgian fruit syrup faces boycott calls over Halal labelling

| 18/08/2015 | Reply
Belgian fruit syrup faces boycott calls over Halal labelling

A fruit syrup that has been a staple of Belgian kitchens is at the centre of a row over national identity, after its manufacturers applied for ‘halal’ certification.

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Australia: Halal certification ‘creates more value than it costs’

| 14/08/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal certification ‘creates more value than it costs’

Halal certification enables up to $13bn in food exports each year, according to Australia’s peak body for food and drink manufacturers.

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South Korea, Jakim to cooperate in Halal food production

| 14/08/2015 | Reply
South Korea, Jakim to cooperate in Halal food production

South Korea is looking forward to cooperate with the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) to venture into producing more South Korean halal food products.

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Halal bakery and confectionery UK: products, trends and growth

| 13/08/2015 | Reply
Halal bakery and confectionery UK: products, trends and growth

More than a quarter of the world population is Muslim. Therefore, producers, including bakers and confectioners, should take Halal into consideration.

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Pakistan: Legal Cover for Halal Sector

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Legal Cover for Halal Sector

The Pakistan Halal Authority (PHA), is the new body that will be the first legal entity at the federal level dealing with the Halal sector in Pakistan.

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Turkey: International Halal and Tayyib Training

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
Turkey: International Halal and Tayyib Training

Enhancing level of awareness on the Principles and Concepts of halal and the importance of Halal certified products.

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‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

| 10/08/2015 | Reply
‘State of the Global Islamic Economy’ Report and Indicator 2015-2016 highlight growth milestones

The indicator is a composite index that presents the current outlook of the Islamic economy sectors across 70 countries.

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Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

| 07/08/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Businesses should offer more for Halal markets

Businesses are missing out by not capitalizing on the growing Islamic population and offering more halal products, suggests research by Euromonitor International.

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USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

After a 3.5-day jury trial in July, Aossey was convicted on 15 counts, including conspiracy, making false statements on export certificates, and wire fraud.

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Australia: Halal committee receives hundreds of views

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal committee receives hundreds of views

Source: AAP Hundreds of submissions have been sent to a parliamentary committee investigating the third party certification of food, with halal the hot topic. More than 500 submissions have been made in preparation for a Senate committee investigation into the hot topic of the halal certification of food in Australia. The majority voiced opposition to […]

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Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

The newly acquired halal certification is set to pave the way for the coffee chain to expand its presence in the Middle East, according to Caffe Bene.

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Pakistan: Govt brings bill to promote Halal food trade

| 31/07/2015 | 1 Reply
Pakistan: Govt brings bill to promote Halal food trade

The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, to implement policies and programmes, with a high-powered board of governors.

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South Korea: Six charged for schemes involving fake halal food

| 30/07/2015 | Reply
South Korea: Six charged for schemes involving fake halal food

Six people have been charged for their alleged involvement in the mass sale of fake halal food that appears to have affected Muslims nationwide.

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Australia: Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Australia:  Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

HALAL certification and its place in the Australian grocery market is a consumer debate still cluttered by rumours and innuendo.

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Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

Denmark enacted a sweeping ban on unstunned religious slaughter of animals Monday, prompting a furious backlash from Jewish and Muslim community representatives.

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Demand for Halal Cosmetics Grows

| 28/07/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal Cosmetics Grows

Demand for Halal cosmetics grows as consumers become more aware about ingredients in conventional cosmetics.

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Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

| 28/07/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

The drive to develop of an international standard for Halal meat allied to watertight accreditation schemes is gathering pace.

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Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

| 26/07/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

SMIIC, which is based in Turkey, permitted the Department of Science and Technology-Region 12 (DOST-12) to adopt the OIC’s unified halal standards,

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Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

| 22/07/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

As the Indonesia government prepares the implementing regulations for the 2014 Halal Law, what can stakeholders expect?

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Korea Launches Halal Education Program

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Korea Launches Halal Education Program

A specialized education curriculum for companies seeking to enter Islamic markets is set to open for the first time in Korea.

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