Category: Europe

UAE: S’N’B Unveils Luxury Collection of Natural Halal Nail Polishes

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
UAE: S’N’B Unveils Luxury Collection of Natural Halal Nail Polishes

Breathable, water-based, water-permeable, and water-removable Halal nail polishes to debut at Beauty World ME, Dubai.

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UK: Partnership Promotes A Global Halal Certification

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Partnership Promotes A Global Halal Certification

The standard was created with 13 well-known Islamic scholars to represent a wide cross-section of the Muslim community.

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UK: Halal meat withdrawn from school menus in Leicester

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal meat withdrawn from school menus in Leicester

Halal meat has been withdrawn from city schools after tests revealed a lamb kebab contained more than 50 per cent beef.

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UK: Halal food park opens in Birmingham

| 25/04/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal food park opens in Birmingham

It will have the name First Halal Business Park, with JKY Food Solutions, Asia Halal Meat and Asia Halal Poultry on site – with more due to move in in coming months.

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Opinion: Is Self-certification an Abuse of the Term ‘Halal’?

| 17/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Is Self-certification an Abuse of the Term ‘Halal’?

Many products have the word Arabic ‘halal’ emblazoned across the packaging but with no mention of the certification body which has accredited the products as halal.

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Opinion: Halal food and lifestyle sectors to grow to $2.47 trillion by 2018

| 15/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal food and lifestyle sectors to grow to $2.47 trillion by 2018

DinarStandard (DS) recently released the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report, in partnership with Thomson Reuters.

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UK: Poor Stunning Extremely Rare in UK Slaughterhouses

| 08/04/2014 | Reply
UK: Poor Stunning Extremely Rare in UK Slaughterhouses

“Animals in British slaughterhouses are correctly stunned before slaughter, according to official figures released by the Government.” Two sides of the story……

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UK: Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
UK:  Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

He promised that the government would “keep on challenging the intolerant view of Muslims that exists in some parts of our country”.

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World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

The message was delivered by WHFC at an event organized by the Italian section of the Halal International Authority (HIA) recently held in Rome.

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UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

The LCM has produced it’s own certificate for schools to display. The LCM Halal Sub group says the certificate is free.

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Muslim and Jewish leaders visit Denmark to call for meat ban to be reversed

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
Muslim and Jewish leaders visit Denmark to call for meat ban to be reversed

Organised by Samia Hathroubi, co-ordinator of the Foundation For Ethnic Understanding, was formed to respond to growing Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in Europe.

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UK: Big Daddy Burger not sold at ‘halal’ KFC in Rochdale

| 27/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Big Daddy Burger not sold at ‘halal’ KFC in Rochdale

Some customers have complained to the store, and other Halal KFC branches, about the fact that they are not selling the company’s most popular burger.

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France: French prison ordered to serve up halal meals

| 26/03/2014 | Reply
France: French prison ordered to serve up halal meals

Halal meals to be served pending a definitive ruling on the latest issue to pit the country’s secular tradition against Islamic practice.

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UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

International markets are now looking at UK Halal companies to provide produce and expertise overseas opening a key export market for UK Halal producers.

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Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

| 23/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

By banning religious slaughter in Denmark and Poland it has highlighted the inhumane treatment of animals in the dark world of factory farming.

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Catering to Muslims, Croatia becomes a ‘halal friendly’ country

| 20/03/2014 | Reply
Catering to Muslims, Croatia becomes a ‘halal friendly’ country

The Center for Halal Quality Certification is part of a unique halal certification network in ex-Yugoslavian countries (Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro.)

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UK: ‘Halal hub’ for Hull?

| 19/03/2014 | Reply
UK:  ‘Halal hub’ for Hull?

A location for the centre has yet to be decided but it could be a major hub for imports into the UK and markets in Europe.

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UK: Halal Food Authority visits GIMDES in Turkey

| 18/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Authority visits GIMDES in Turkey

HFA said that GIMDES efforts to increase cooperation between Halal certification bodies are appreciated and supported by HFA.

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World Jewish Congress calls on UN Human Rights Council

| 16/03/2014 | Reply
World Jewish Congress calls on UN Human Rights Council

WJC has called on the UN Human Rights Council to recognize as violations of religious freedom any bans or limitations on the right to practice Jewish and Muslim ritual slaughter of animals.

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UK: New joint venture could increase meat exports

| 15/03/2014 | Reply
UK: New joint venture could increase meat exports

Certification companies Longbridge Veterinary Services and Assure-IP have formed a joint venture with the aim of increasing the volume of meat and dairy exports.

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