Category: G-20 News

USA: Iowa Halal Business Founder Will Be Sentenced on Feb. 5

| 27/01/2016 | Reply
USA: Iowa Halal Business Founder Will Be Sentenced on Feb. 5

William B. Aossey, Jr., the 74-year old founder of a Halal food exporter enterprise in Cedar Rapids, IA, will be sentenced at 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 5 by Chief Judge Linda R. Reade.

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UK: Defra’s interpretation on WATOK 1099/2009 for Kosher and Halal slaughtering.

| 26/01/2016 | Reply
UK: Defra’s interpretation on WATOK 1099/2009 for Kosher and Halal slaughtering.

Some of the important points to note about the sheep’s natural behaviour and restraint, particularly in an abattoir environment.

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UK: A tonne of meat seized by food safety officers

| 25/01/2016 | Reply
UK:  A tonne of meat seized by food safety officers

Glasgow City Council’s environmental health teams have been investigating allegations that halal meat is being supplied by illegal sources to city food outlets.

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UK: Seven Scent’s UK-first complete halal certification opens up ‘important market’

| 22/01/2016 | Reply
UK: Seven Scent’s UK-first complete halal certification opens up ‘important market’

The rigourous audit covers cleaning and manufacturing systems, as well as laboratory testing of random fragrances.

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South Korea: Ministry denies rumored inflow of Muslim workers for halal food

| 21/01/2016 | Reply
South Korea: Ministry denies rumored inflow of Muslim workers for halal food

The ministry refuted the reports and rumors, saying though the government is reviewing the plan of building a halal food-processing complex, it has no plans to employ Muslim workers there.

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Saudi Arabia imposes ban on some French poultry, egg imports

| 19/01/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia imposes ban on some French poultry, egg imports

Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drug Authority imposed a temporary ban on importing poultry and eggs from seven regions in France, after the emergence of bird flu hot spots.

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USA: The age factor in sentencing for food safety crimes

| 19/01/2016 | Reply
USA: The age factor in sentencing for food safety crimes

Midamar Founder Bill Aossey should receive a “non-custodial sentence” for his jury conviction for switching out USDA establishment numbers on beef sold overseas.

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Bosnia &Herzegovina Halal products and services

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
Bosnia &Herzegovina Halal products and services

The Halal Industry in Bosnia & Herzegovina employs 8,000 People and achieves Income of 1.5 billion BAM.

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Lulu Group announces expansion plan in Saudi Arabia

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
Lulu Group announces expansion plan in Saudi Arabia

Retail player Lulu Group, promoted by Indian business man Yusuff Ali M A, has announced a major expansion plan in the Saudi Arabian market.

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UK: Bassetts Mint Favourites now contains porcine gelatine

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
UK: Bassetts Mint Favourites now contains porcine gelatine

Mondelez International will be adding a mint chew, containing porcine gelatine, to its Bassetts Mint Favourites which will be landing in store this month.

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Charity status stripped from Adelaide’s oldest mosque and main Halal certifier

| 13/01/2016 | Reply
Charity status stripped from Adelaide’s oldest mosque and main Halal certifier

CHARITY status has been stripped from Adelaide’s oldest mosque and main halal certifier for failing to reveal financial dealings.

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Saudi Arabia’s Salic buys $188m stake in Brazil’s Minerva

| 13/01/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia’s Salic buys $188m stake in Brazil’s Minerva

Saudi Arabia’s Salic investment body has bought a 19.95% stake in Brazilian beef producer, Minerva, for US$188.4m, following the kingdom’s lifting of a ban on Brazilian beef.

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The French government confirms the legality of ritual slaughter

| 12/01/2016 | Reply
The French government confirms the legality of ritual slaughter

This response should reassure Jews and Muslims in France, which regularly concerned about the questioning of ritual slaughter.

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Indonesia: Clariants Tangerang site receives Halal certification

| 12/01/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Clariants Tangerang site receives Halal certification

Singapore, January 11, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that its production site located in Tangerang, Indonesia under the business unit of Industrial & Consumer Specialties (ICS) has received the Halal certification in Indonesia. With the certification, Clariant’s products will be granted better access to Muslim consumers located in countries […]

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Turkey: ANUFOOD Eurasia is gathering speed

| 11/01/2016 | Reply
Turkey: ANUFOOD Eurasia is gathering speed

The German-Turkish joint trade fair project ANUFOOD Eurasia provides access to one of the world’s largest growth markets for food and beverages: Eurasia.

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Latvia boosted by halal meat exports

| 08/01/2016 | Reply
Latvia boosted by halal meat exports

Last year they exported 420t of religiously slaughtered beef. 50t to Egypt, 100t Lebanon and the rest to the EU.

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Malaysia: TPP nod for Jakim’s halal certification

| 08/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: TPP nod for Jakim’s halal certification

Ahmad Maslan said that recognition was unprecedented as no other free trade agreements had acknowledged the local halal industry in this manner before.

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Canada: Little Mosque producer makes move to fashion

| 06/01/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Little Mosque producer makes move to fashion

Zarqa Nawaz and her business partner have launched a clothing line to fill a gap that she noticed while producing the set-in-Saskatchewan comedy.

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South Korean Food Producers Set Sights On Halal Market

| 06/01/2016 | Reply
South Korean Food Producers Set Sights On Halal Market

South Korean processed food companies and farmers are ramping up efforts to tap into the rapidly growing global halal market as they face tougher competition from cheaper rivals.

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USA: Sentencing in Food Safety Cases Are Not Without Complications

| 05/01/2016 | Reply
USA: Sentencing in Food Safety Cases Are Not Without Complications

After every successful prosecution comes the sentencing. But in several criminal cases involving food safety, sentencing is turning out to be pretty complicated.

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