Category: G-20 News

Halal ‘good business,’ says head of Japan advisory group

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Halal ‘good business,’ says head of Japan advisory group

While he believes Japan generally has a favorable image in Muslim countries, Japanese have a tendency to associate the term “Islam” with terrorism.

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USA: Iowa Businessman Convicted of Fraud Over Halal Beef Exports

| 14/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Iowa Businessman Convicted of Fraud Over Halal Beef Exports

Aossey is the founder of the Midamar Corp., a Cedar Rapids-based company that is considered a pioneer in the sale of halal meat and food products.

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USA: Jurors consider case alleging fraud in halal beef exports

| 13/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Jurors consider case alleging fraud in halal beef exports

Federal jurors in Cedar Rapids are considering 19 counts against Bill Aossey Jr., including conspiracy, fraud and money laundering.

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India: Evolving the Middle Path

| 09/07/2015 | Reply
India: Evolving the Middle Path

Fashion and religion are not often spoken in the same breath but EastEssence.Com is trying to bridge this gap with a line of Islamic clothing.

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Magic meat in Sweden, eat Halal, morph into Muslim

| 09/07/2015 | Reply
Magic meat in Sweden, eat Halal, morph into Muslim

A Swedish politician has been ridiculed after claiming that halal meat had magical powers that made people turn into Muslims.

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Ireland: Halal non-stunning of cattle pre-slaughter is a contentious issue, says vet

| 08/07/2015 | Reply
Ireland:  Halal non-stunning of cattle pre-slaughter is a contentious issue, says vet

The vet also says that if there is a line done in a non-stun way, if there is a surplus to requirements to a specialist market, there’s nothing stopping them putting it into the chain.

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Ministry encourages Indonesian Halal products to enter Aspasaf market

| 08/07/2015 | Reply
Ministry encourages Indonesian Halal products to enter Aspasaf market

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Directorate General for Aspasaf, held a discussion titled “Identification and Mapping of Halal Products Market”

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USA: Trial of Midamar Founder commences in Iowa

| 08/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Trial of Midamar Founder commences in Iowa

Defense contends former operations manager was behind halal meat scheme. The prosecution, however, argues that Midamar founder William Aossey called ‘the shots’ of the operation.

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UK: Blakemore Wholesale Launch New Halal Range with bruneihalal

| 06/07/2015 | Reply
UK: Blakemore Wholesale Launch New Halal Range with bruneihalal

The partnership established by Ghanim International UK Ltd enables Blakemore Wholesale to offer an extensive range of top quality Halal meat and poultry products.

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UK: Bigger retailers taking an increasing interest in authentic Halal products

| 06/07/2015 | Reply
UK: Bigger retailers taking an increasing interest in authentic Halal products

The last 12 months have been a period of steady expansion for KQF and, from their experience, interest in Halal foods seems to be growing all the time.

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USA: Muslim girls design their own basketball uniforms

| 06/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Muslim girls design their own basketball uniforms

After struggling to play sports in long skirts, a group of young Muslim girls on a community traveling basketball team in Minnesota designed their own uniforms to wear.

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Turkey: GIMDES will organize the international Halal and Tayyib workshops.

| 03/07/2015 | Reply
Turkey: GIMDES will organize the international Halal and Tayyib workshops.

In addition to the workshops, GIMDES is also organizing 6th International Halal and Tayyib Expo 2015 which will held in Istanbul.

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Muslim struggle to determine if a device is halal seen as opportunity

| 02/07/2015 | Reply
Muslim struggle to determine if a device is halal seen as opportunity

For many Muslims, getting vaccinated can be a challenging task. There are virtually no vaccines that meet halal requirements. Many do without.

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UK: The importance of labeling Halal Food as Stun or Non Stun.

| 02/07/2015 | Reply
UK: The importance of labeling Halal Food as Stun or Non Stun.

The labeling of all foods is an important and direct means of communicating product information between buyers and sellers.

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India: IOL Chemicals advances with renewal of Halal Certificate

| 01/07/2015 | Reply
India: IOL Chemicals advances with renewal of Halal Certificate

It will facilitate the company to explore untapped export markets for its products, IOL Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals said.

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Islamic Climate Declaration: Call for consultation

| 30/06/2015 | Reply
Islamic Climate Declaration: Call for consultation

Launching an Islamic Declaration on Climate Change in Istanbul on 17, 18 August. You can help with preparing the Declaration.

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UK: Food company Freeza Meats fined £70,000 costs

| 30/06/2015 | Reply
UK: Food company Freeza Meats fined £70,000 costs

The company, which no longer trades, was at the centre of a horsemeat scandal in 2013.

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Hungary eyes Saudi market with setup of Halal slaughterhouses

| 29/06/2015 | Reply
Hungary eyes Saudi market with setup of Halal slaughterhouses

Levente Magyar, minister of state for economic diplomacy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, said Hungary has a $130 billion food products market.

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Aussie halal inquiry ‘targets Muslims’

| 28/06/2015 | Reply
Aussie halal inquiry ‘targets Muslims’

A parliamentary inquiry into food labelling has been accused of targeting the Muslim community and could threaten Australia’s lucrative food export industry.

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UAE’s Trussbridge invests in Canadian food producer

| 28/06/2015 | Reply
UAE’s Trussbridge invests in Canadian food producer

A consortium of investors from the Middle East acquired a majority stake in La Maison Cannelle, a Canadian food producer and will invest in expansion and organic growth.

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