Category: Europe

UK: EBLEX rebrands as AHDB Beef & Lamb

| 25/06/2015 | Reply
UK: EBLEX rebrands as AHDB Beef & Lamb

On 10 June 2015 EBLEX was rebranded as ‘AHDB Beef & Lamb’ as part of the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board’s change in branding for it’s six sectors.

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UK: New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market

| 25/06/2015 | Reply
UK: New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market

A new ethical food label assured by the RSPCA has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals.

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UK: Halal Opportunities Highlighted for Lamb

| 24/06/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal Opportunities Highlighted for Lamb

The importance of the Halal sector and the value it adds to the UK sheep meat sector is highlighted in a new publication.

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London Tesco branch pulls Ramadan smokey bacon crisps promotion

| 24/06/2015 | Reply
London Tesco branch pulls Ramadan smokey bacon crisps promotion

A London Tesco store has come under fire after it displayed a bacon-flavoured Pringles Ramadan promotion. They are just putting up what P&G send them, but someone should have stopped it.

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Turkey: Closing statement of meeting against non Muslim interference in Halal issues

| 24/06/2015 | Reply
Turkey: Closing statement of meeting against non Muslim interference in Halal issues

Closing statement of the special meeting against non-Muslim interference in Halal issues held in Istanbul on 13-14 June 2015.

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Opinion: Digital Economy

| 23/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Digital Economy

The UK’s digital economy is rated the second-most technologically ready in the world and a strong contributor to the economy.

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Muslims gathered in Istanbul against non-Muslims interfering in Halal issues

| 19/06/2015 | Reply
Muslims gathered in Istanbul against non-Muslims interfering in Halal issues

There were representatives from more than 50 Islamic organizations and associations from about 32 countries.

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Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

| 19/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

While many people resort to long hours of sleep to avoid hunger pangs and sweltering summer heat during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, others decide to travel.

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UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

| 18/06/2015 | Reply
UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

Businesses from across the world specialising in a range of sectors are set to attend the UK’s first-ever international exhibition on Muslim lifestyle.

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UK: Farm minister faces row over reviewing religious slaughter

| 18/06/2015 | Reply
UK:  Farm minister faces row over reviewing religious slaughter

George Eustice said that he would review a decision made last year to shelve EU laws intended to ensure that chickens were unconscious before being killed.

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UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

| 13/06/2015 | Reply
UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

Set to start next week, Ramadan and especially Eid increasingly signal a spending spree among Middle Eastern visitors to the UK.

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Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

Italia Bayti, Muslim friendly hospitality, includes training and accreditation of restaurants, hotels, coffee shop, spa and wellness centers for Muslim travellers.

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UK: 2 Sisters poultry processing plant taken over by 1Stop Halal

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UK: 2 Sisters poultry processing plant taken over by 1Stop Halal

A chicken processing plant in Suffolk is to change hands next month with a halal meat operation taking over the site.

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Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

Italian producers encouraged to take up business opportunity of ‘Made in Italy’ products, which are a status symbol in Middle East, to be Halal certified.

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EU Report on Consumer Information about Stunning

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
EU Report on Consumer Information about Stunning

Covering 13,500 respondents (500 from each of the EU-27 member states), the report attempted to ascertain if meat products need labelling information on the method of slaughter, primarily whether stunned or un-stunned.

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UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Turkey Commits To Abu Dhabi’s WHTS 2015

Turkey have committed to The World Halal Travel Summit & Exhibition (WHTS15) and are now the largest country exhibitor at the event, 19th-21st October 2015

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Ethical Eating: The Plants (and Animals) Are Watching Us

| 04/06/2015 | Reply
Ethical Eating: The Plants (and Animals) Are Watching Us

There’s also a whole other realm to consider: the plant kingdom. Are plants just so dim-witted that vegetarians are off the ethical hook?

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Opinion: Can Manufacturers Appeal to all Consumers?

| 30/05/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Can Manufacturers Appeal to all Consumers?

Manufacturers must appeal to Muslims without alienating non-Muslim consumers if they want to maximise sales , say experts.

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Push for common halal standard in Denmark

| 29/05/2015 | Reply
Push for common halal standard in Denmark

The Danish Agriculture & Food Council (DAFC/Landbrug & Fødevarer) has invited the country’s leading meat industry players to round-table talks.

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UK: LCM Halal row over new Blackburn Nando’s restaurant

| 28/05/2015 | Reply
UK: LCM Halal row over new Blackburn Nando’s restaurant

MUSLIM bosses have sparked a row by warning Nando’s it must follow strict guidelines if it decides to sell ‘halal’ chicken at its proposed Blackburn restaurant.

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