Category: G-20 News

Opinion: What’s the big fuss about Halal certification?

| 28/10/2014 | 1 Reply
Opinion: What’s the big fuss about Halal certification?

Increased trade with the Middle East and South East Asia means Halal certification is a booming business in Australia.

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USA: Midamar responds to federal indictment

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar responds to federal indictment

While these charges are against the founder of Midamar and not the company, the directors and employees of the company have grave concerns that Mr. Aossey may be unfairly singled out and targeted.

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Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to host KSA’s first food forum

The Food Forum with more than 100 investors will be held to promote intra-regional trade among member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

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UK Meeting on Halal Travel

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
UK Meeting on Halal Travel

Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London Kensington, UK will be the venue for over 200 travel professionals from 40 countries to meet on November 2.

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US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

| 25/10/2014 | Reply
US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

The founder of a popular line of food products has been charged with shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn’t meet the countries’ import requirements.

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France: Saudi firm takes stake in French poultry producer

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
France: Saudi firm takes stake in French poultry producer

The Saudi-Arabian food group Almunajem has taken a stake of 25 percent in the French poultry producer Groupe Doux.

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Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

Indonesia should not be hesitant to develop a culture of Halalan Thayyiban (halal and good), supported by the passing of the new Law of Halal Product Assurance (JPH Act)

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Interview with Bill Aossey, founder of Midamar

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
Interview with Bill Aossey, founder of Midamar

Bill Aossey was presented with a certificate from Senator Grassley’s office for 40 years of doing business and contributing to the economic growth of the State of Iowa.

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HMC warns French customers of fake labels

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
HMC warns French customers of fake labels

The Halal Monitoring Committee in the UK has issued the following statement after discovering that some products in France were showing fake HMC labels.

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USA: Midamar celebrates 40 years as a Halal food production and USA export supply company

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar celebrates 40 years as a Halal food production and USA export supply company

At the celebration Midamar gave awards to employees who have assisted the company for decades in its growth and development.

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Australia: Byron Bay Cookies attacked over halal Anzacs

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
Australia: Byron Bay Cookies attacked over halal Anzacs

The company put a statement on its Facebook page this week, saying Halal certification was an essential requirement for its export sales.

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Spain charms Muslim tourists

| 22/10/2014 | Reply
Spain charms Muslim tourists

Spain is regarded as a must-see destination: a bridge between Europe and Islam, and whose history has left many visible traces of 5 centuries of Arab rule.

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Chiba to be gateway for Malaysian Halal products into Japan

| 21/10/2014 | Reply
Chiba to be gateway for Malaysian Halal products into Japan

However, the Japanese government has requested an undertaking and guarantee on the status of the bird flu epidemic in Malaysia.

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Indonesia set to lead in Islamic fashion

| 21/10/2014 | Reply
Indonesia set to lead in Islamic fashion

Indonesia will soon become a trendsetter in Islamic fashion as its designers are capable of creating unique and creative works of fashion.

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France: A Made in France ‘Halal test’ to check for pork

| 20/10/2014 | Reply
France: A Made in France ‘Halal test’ to check for pork

In a similar style to a pregnancy test, the test consists of a strip which the consumer must put into a glass of warm water containing a sample of food.

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USA: Are Companies Ready to Tap into the Growing Global Muslim Market?

| 16/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Are Companies Ready to Tap into the Growing Global Muslim Market?

American Muslim Consumer Conference has played a key role in fostering awareness about the American Muslim market.

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Halal food now available at Princeton dining halls

| 16/10/2014 | Reply
Halal food now available at Princeton dining halls

“It was a big change, actually. Especially at the end of last year, when it started — I think May or late April — they started having halal beef lasagna or halal beef roast,” Syed said. “It was really good food, too.”

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Turkey: SMIIC Accreditation Committee Meeting

| 11/10/2014 | Reply
Turkey:  SMIIC Accreditation Committee Meeting

The Fifth Meeting of the Accreditation Committee (AC) was held in ?stanbul, Republic of Turkey on 09-11 September 2014, hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.

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Opinion: Muslim Hijabi Hipsters Fusing Fashion With Faith

| 09/10/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim Hijabi Hipsters Fusing Fashion With Faith

Fashion-conscious Muslim women from Kuala Lumpur to Los Angeles who wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, have had to get creative.

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UK: Blackburn food firm KQF scoops Business of Year award

| 03/10/2014 | Reply
UK: Blackburn food firm KQF scoops Business of Year award

Blackburn-based KQF was named Business of the Year at the Lloyds Banking Group English Asian Business Awards this week.

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