Category: Meat & Poultry

EU judge to hand down opinion in organic halal labelling case

| 19/09/2018 | Reply
EU judge to hand down opinion in organic halal labelling case

An EU judge, the advocate general, will on 20 September hand down an opinion on this case brought by an animal rights group.

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USA: Midamar Announces Distribution Agreement with Ziyad Brothers Importing

| 19/09/2018 | Reply
USA: Midamar Announces Distribution Agreement with Ziyad Brothers Importing

Ziyad Brothers Importing, the leader in Middle Eastern retail food distribution in the U.S., is to be their exclusive distributor for retail grocery stores.

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UK: Peer demands Halal and Kosher meat should be labelled

| 15/09/2018 | Reply
UK: Peer demands Halal and Kosher meat should be labelled

Meat taken from animals that are slaughtered in the Halal or Kosher way without pre-stunning “should be labelled in shops”, a Lib Dem peer has said.

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Meet the Brits behind London’s first gourmet halal steak delivery firm

| 12/09/2018 | Reply
Meet the Brits behind London’s first gourmet halal steak delivery firm

Founded in June 2016, gourmet meat delivery firm Halalnivore is one of the more inventive additions to the capital’s thriving premium halal food scene.

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Brazil meat sector reels from trade bans, transport woes

| 25/08/2018 | Reply
Brazil meat sector reels from trade bans, transport woes

Brazil’s chicken exports could fall to around 4.20 million tonnes in 2018, from 4.32 million tonnes last year, due to a European Union ban on the Brazilian product in April.

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UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

| 24/08/2018 | Reply
UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

The BVA is calling on the Government to urgently clarify whether UK lamb exported under a new trade deal with Saudi Arabia will be stunned before slaughter.

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Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

| 22/08/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The economic impact of Eid al-Adha and the $400 billion Halal food market

The story of Eid al-Adha is the biblical story of Abraham and his willingness to sacrifice his son to God. Before Abraham could sacrifice his child, God provided him with a ram instead.

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Where Does Halal Food Come From? Brazil Is World’s Top Meat Exporter for Muslims

| 20/08/2018 | Reply
Where Does Halal Food Come From? Brazil Is World’s Top Meat Exporter for Muslims

Brazil has the largest Muslim population in Latin America, but its domestic consumption of halal food is comparatively small.

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Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

| 06/08/2018 | Reply
Muslim festival opens opportunities for the UK lamb trade

Marketing sheep at the right time and with the correct specifications was the key for farmers looking to take advantage of the growing Islamic market and its demand for sheepmeat.

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Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

| 01/08/2018 | Reply
Dubai Chamber promotes Dubai as strategic hub for Belarusian food exporters

Khan: We have seen strong interest from food exporters in Eurasia that are very keen to cooperate with Dubai on food security.

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UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

Willowbrook Farm has gained celebrity status among Muslims in the UK, where the halal market is dominated by mass-produced meat to feed mounting demand.

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Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

The MWL confirmed its continuing commitment to applying the highest standards, pointing out that it recently suspended several abattoirs and slaughter companies around the world.

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UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

| 17/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

A council has banned meat from animals that have not been stunned from council-supplied school meals, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and antisemitism.

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UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

| 09/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Event highlights importance of communication between farmers and Halal sector

The farming industry and the halal sector are being urged to forge better relationships as the Muslim population, and demand for quality lamb, increases.

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UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Euro Quality Lambs launches its new website

For us, Halal is far more than a label of a set of rules and regulations – it means striving to deliver excellence in all things.

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UK: Understanding details key to grasping opportunities of increasing Halal market

| 05/07/2018 | 1 Reply
UK: Understanding details key to grasping opportunities of increasing Halal market

The speakers also discussed the market requirements and the increased supply of halal required for younger consumers and Muslim festivals.

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UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

Lancashire County Council currently provides both stunned and un-stunned halal meat in 27 schools where there is the demand for it from the Muslim community.

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Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

| 04/07/2018 | Reply
Brazil’s BRF confirms 16 plants will go in restructuring exercise

Restructuring exercise to focus activities on its core markets in Brazil, Asia and “halal” countries as it seeks to increase its capital structure and reduce leverage.

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Qatar approves Irish meat for import

| 04/07/2018 | Reply
Qatar approves Irish meat for import

Qatar has opened its borders for Irish beef, sheep meat and poultry, opening another export market for our agri-food exporters.

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UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

| 31/05/2018 | Reply
UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

By Jack Davies, Editor, Poultry World The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has rejected a claim made against poultry supplier Winterton Brothers that its pre-stunned chicken could not be called “100% halal”. The firm advertises itself as a family-run business specialising in supplying halal poultrymeat, and its website prominently advertises that it offers “original 100% halal”, […]

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