Category: Halal Integrity

Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali insists the government should issue halal certification instead of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI).

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UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

The LCM has produced it’s own certificate for schools to display. The LCM Halal Sub group says the certificate is free.

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Muslim and Jewish leaders visit Denmark to call for meat ban to be reversed

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
Muslim and Jewish leaders visit Denmark to call for meat ban to be reversed

Organised by Samia Hathroubi, co-ordinator of the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding, was formed to respond to growing Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in Europe.

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UK: Big Daddy Burger not sold at ‘halal’ KFC in Rochdale

| 27/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Big Daddy Burger not sold at ‘halal’ KFC in Rochdale

Some customers have complained to the store, and other Halal KFC branches, about the fact that they are not selling the company’s most popular burger.

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Malaysia: Expand Businesses Overseas, Halal-certified Firms Urged

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Expand Businesses Overseas, Halal-certified Firms Urged

More halal-certified companies should expand their businesses overseas as currently only 700 of the 4,000 are doing it.

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UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

International markets are now looking at UK Halal companies to provide produce and expertise overseas opening a key export market for UK Halal producers.

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New UAE Halal Scheme likely to have big impact on global Islamic economy

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
New UAE Halal Scheme likely to have big impact on global Islamic economy

UAE’s new Halal Scheme will be applying a UAE-developed set of halal standards that reflect its diverse population to the country’s imports of goods.

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Pakistan shares 0.5pc share of Halal food market: Zahid

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Pakistan shares 0.5pc share of Halal food market: Zahid

The minister was speaking at a meeting held here under his chairmanship to discuss draft bill of Pakistan Halal Authority 2014.

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Opinion: Halal Industry: Fact, Fiction or ‘Faction’

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Industry: Fact, Fiction or ‘Faction’

The key for halal industry growth development entails separating fact from fiction and ‘faction’, much like its more established brethren, Islamic finance.

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Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

| 23/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

By banning religious slaughter in Denmark and Poland it has highlighted the inhumane treatment of animals in the dark world of factory farming.

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Catering to Muslims, Croatia becomes a ‘halal friendly’ country

| 20/03/2014 | Reply
Catering to Muslims, Croatia becomes a ‘halal friendly’ country

The Center for Halal Quality Certification is part of a unique halal certification network in ex-Yugoslavian countries (Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro.)

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Indonesia: Free Halal Certification Provided for 750 UMKM

| 20/03/2014 | Reply
Indonesia: Free Halal Certification Provided for 750 UMKM

Hundreds of Small Micro and Medium Enterprises that produce foods and beverages will be facilitated by Jakarta City Government in getting halal certification from MUI.

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Brunei: MoRA stands firm on halal certification process

| 20/03/2014 | Reply
Brunei: MoRA stands firm on halal certification process

The high level of stringency in the auditing process for obtaining Halal Certification will be maintained to ensure the products verified achieve 100% Halal.

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UAE: Dubai Industrial City adds 158 new companies in 2013

| 19/03/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Industrial City adds 158 new companies in 2013

Dubai Industrial City also includes the newly established Halal Cluster to support Dubai’s ambition to become the global capital of the Islamic economy.

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UK: ‘Halal hub’ for Hull?

| 19/03/2014 | Reply
UK:  ‘Halal hub’ for Hull?

A location for the centre has yet to be decided but it could be a major hub for imports into the UK and markets in Europe.

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UK: Halal Food Authority visits GIMDES in Turkey

| 18/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Authority visits GIMDES in Turkey

HFA said that GIMDES efforts to increase cooperation between Halal certification bodies are appreciated and supported by HFA.

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Pakistan: Over 140 experts to attend World Halal Assembly

| 18/03/2014 | Reply
Pakistan: Over 140 experts to attend World Halal Assembly

The Assembly on 4 June 2014 in Islamabad will focus on issues and challenges related to Halal business, certification, accreditation and marketing.

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World Jewish Congress calls on UN Human Rights Council

| 16/03/2014 | Reply
World Jewish Congress calls on UN Human Rights Council

WJC has called on the UN Human Rights Council to recognize as violations of religious freedom any bans or limitations on the right to practice Jewish and Muslim ritual slaughter of animals.

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UK: New joint venture could increase meat exports

| 15/03/2014 | Reply
UK: New joint venture could increase meat exports

Certification companies Longbridge Veterinary Services and Assure-IP have formed a joint venture with the aim of increasing the volume of meat and dairy exports.

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UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

| 13/03/2014 | Reply
UAE: Demand grows for Halal food as industry evolves

The world’s Muslim population is estimated at around 1.6 billion, and the majority is believed to adhere to or prefer to adhere to halal products when possible.

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