Category: USA

USA: Finding Halal Food in New York – Where to go?

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
USA: Finding Halal Food in New York – Where to go?

With over 300 Halal food stalls and restaurants in New York to choose from, the problem that most Muslim travellers face is not finding access to Halal food, but rather, having to limit their options to a few spots from the hundreds on offer

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Goldman Sachs made $400m on Food Speculation in 2012

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
Goldman Sachs made $400m on Food Speculation in 2012

This article is a year old…but it is worth re-reading. Investment banks that speculate in food commodities are effectively contributing to the starvation the world’s poorest people.

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Opinion: How Halal Certification Can Help Boost Your Dietary Supplements Business

| 29/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: How Halal Certification Can Help Boost Your Dietary Supplements Business

Nutritional, dietary, and functional foods, as well as ingredients, are a prominent category in halal-certified products.

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Law aims to boost halal, kosher food for poor

| 27/04/2014 | Reply
Law aims to boost halal, kosher food for poor

For the first time, the federal government is required to purchase and provide food banks emergency supplies of kosher or halal products, serving a population whose survival could otherwise be at odds with strictures of faith.

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USA: Rushdi Siddiqui To Lead DinarStandard’s Role In Convergence Of Global Halal Economy

| 14/04/2014 | Reply
USA: Rushdi Siddiqui To Lead DinarStandard’s Role In Convergence Of Global Halal Economy

Rushdi Siddiqui is joining DinarStandard™, specialists in global Islamic economies, as Senior Partner and Global Leader/ Head Islamic Economy.

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USA: Midamar celebrates 40th year of doing business

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar celebrates 40th year of doing business

Midamar has been doing business in Southeast Asia for decades. They are pleased to be able to celebrate their 40th Anniversary in Singapore at the FHA Exhibition.

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Opinion: Now ‘Muslim Michael Jackson’ comes with a halal certified film

| 08/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Now ‘Muslim Michael Jackson’ comes with a halal certified film

Reacting to the world they see around them, a new generation of young, modern Muslims are carving out new ways to entertain themselves – yet remain loyal to their faith.

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How the meat industry killed the free market

| 17/03/2014 | Reply
How the meat industry killed the free market

The dark secrets behind America’s meat industry are enough to make us sick – and according to journalist Christopher Leonard, that’s only the start of it. Our health, the well-being of animals and large swaths of rural America are all under threat.

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Opinion: DinarStandard supports Dubai as Islamic Economy Capital

| 10/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: DinarStandard supports Dubai as Islamic Economy Capital

In an exclusive interview with Rafi-uddin Shikoh, founder and CEO of DinarStandard, we meet the man who established a successful research and advisory firm.

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UK: Amazon set to expand fresh online sales

| 05/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Amazon set to expand fresh online sales

Online retail giant Amazon is poised to deliver “a fresh approach” to the UK grocery market, with online sales of fresh, chilled, frozen and ambient food products delivered direct to customers, predicted Charles Wilson, Booker chief executive.

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USA: Midamar in USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2014

| 20/02/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar in USA Pavilion at Gulfood 2014

Midamar celebrates its 40th year of doing business in the Middle East at Gulfood, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE on February 23-27, 2014.

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USA: Amendment to ensure Halal food supplies for the poor

| 18/02/2014 | Reply
USA: Amendment to ensure Halal food supplies for the poor

With food insecurity in New York reaching disturbing, historic highs and food banks facing extreme shortages of Halal meals many families risk hunger and malnutrition.

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Global Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care Market 2014 – 2018

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Global Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care Market 2014 – 2018

Though Halal cosmetics witness huge demand in regions populated by Muslims, a significant contribution is being witnessed from the non-Muslim economies.

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Opinion: American Muslim consumer market worth billions

| 29/01/2014 | Reply
Opinion: American Muslim consumer market worth billions

But big American companies have yet to latch on to this demographic — leaving an opening that is being filled by Muslim entrepreneurs.

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USA: Best Buy commercial points way to greater Muslim acceptance

| 25/01/2014 | Reply
USA: Best Buy commercial points way to greater Muslim acceptance

For viewers used to seeing negative images of Muslims on television, the commercial was a rare exception.

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USA: LePage signs bill to label genetically modified food

| 10/01/2014 | Reply
USA: LePage signs bill to label genetically modified food

Maine becomes the second state to pass a law requiring food producers to label GMO food, but other states must follow before it goes into effect.

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Opinion: Questions over Halal industry approach

| 19/11/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Questions over Halal industry approach

The SAMI halal food index has about 95 companies from Malaysia, yet, Bursa Malaysia has not created a halal economic sector index.

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Opinion: Rebranding of Islamic Finance: Participation Finance

| 13/11/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Rebranding of Islamic Finance: Participation Finance

One of the most often heard statements at Islamic finance conferences, after standardization, has been, “Islamic finance is not just for Muslims, but for all of man-kind because of its ethical orientation”.

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USA: Saffron Road Introduces First-of-its-Kind All Natural Lamb Broth

| 06/11/2013 | Reply
USA: Saffron Road Introduces First-of-its-Kind All Natural Lamb Broth

Saffron Road’s Classic Culinary Lamb Broth, which is Halal, celebrates the chef’s tradition of using culinary ingredients and kettle cooking. The new item debuts exclusively at Whole Foods Market.

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USA: Barkaat Foods leading charge in growing US halal industry

| 03/11/2013 | Reply
USA: Barkaat Foods leading charge in growing US halal industry

Barkaat Foods is a zabiha halal USDA-inspected meat packing plant (abattoir). It is one of the three largest slaughter plants of this size and capability in North America for lamb, goat and veal.

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