Category: Farm-to-Fork News
UAE Minister of Environment and Water updates Dubai Chamber members about developments in meat import sector
As part of its efforts to facilitate communication between the public and private sectors, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a second open dialogue between its members operating in the frozen and chilled meat sector and UAE Government officials at its head office recently.
Fuelling the demand is Alberta’s diverse ethnic population. Goat meat is eaten regularly outside of North America and as these communities resettle here in Alberta, so does the demand for goat meat. The most common place to find goat meat today in Alberta is at a Halal meat shop.
The Halal Science Center of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand and National Institute of Food Science and Technology at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad have signed a memorandum of understanding for exploring new avenues in the field of Halal food science, through academic and personnel development programmes.
The offer of halal foods in German supermarkets is scarce and many of them are reluctant to widen their range of food that meets the requirements of practicing Muslims, even though the demand is increasing and the potential for future sales promising.
AUSTRALIA should pressure its Islamic neighbours to end cruelty in the live cattle trade, a Territory Senator said yesterday. “We need a uniform interpretation of Islamic law across the region which takes account of basic animal welfare standards and modern technology.”
NCMF Secretary/CEO Lucman spoke before stakeholders at an International Halal Assurance Seminar (IHAS) held Friday and Saturday at a Makati Hotel, where she minced no words in citing the importance of the role of government in putting to order the local Halal industry.
The Halal Executive Programme (HEP) involved fulltime three-month theory classes, three-month industry attachment assignments and an examination.
A recent MOU signing allows Zion Alliance and its business partner, VGP Group of Companies, to distribute AYS’s Sri Kulai microwaveable halal frozen ready-to-eat Malaysian meals throughout their network in India.
TPM Biotech Sdn Bhd (TPMB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd has entered into a strategic partnership with the Halal Industry Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC), to formulate the Halal Laboratory Standard and also a key halal development programme.
Local beef processers and halal butchers in Australia have hit out at the brutal treatment of cattle in Indonesian abattoirs as horrific, saying it went against Muslim beliefs.
Halal Development Council (HDC) will be collaborating with international universities, namely Wellington University, New Zealand and University of Maryland to provide halal executive training programme.
Sunday’s Zaman met with D-8 Secretary-General Widi Pratikto to discuss current developments in global markets and the organization’s future prospects along with such issues as Islamic financing and halal food markets.
This is the time of year when Edgware bursts into activity as visitors from the Gulf migrate to the fashionable London district to escape the summer heat. Edgware Road’s microculture hints at an intriguing global multicultural future for the Arab and Muslim worlds.
JEDDAH: The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) will take over next month the monitoring of imported foodstuffs from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Mohamad bin Ahmed Alkanhal, executive president of the authority, announced yesterday.
Looming over consumers is the likelihood that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will approve the raising and selling of GE salmon–without labeling–in the very near future. The engineered fish grow to maturity twice as fast as normal salmon.