Category: Europe

UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

| 13/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Mandatory CCTV in abattoirs to be introduced in 2018

Legislation is expected to be introduced in the New Year, and come into force in the Spring, with all slaughterhouses required to comply following an adjustment period of up to 6 months.

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Opinion: Stunning – Putting Profit Above all Else

| 11/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: Stunning – Putting Profit Above all Else

Although this reasoning seems intuitive, there is no scientific consensus to suggest that slaughter without stunning is any more painful for animals than slaughter involving stunning.

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UK: Are Skittles vegan, vegetarian or halal?

| 04/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Are Skittles vegan, vegetarian or halal?

So, what about one of our favourite sweets? Skittles has been a delightfully sugary, sweet and tangy snack for years, but can we eat them?

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UK: 13,000 attend world’s biggest Muslim lifestyle show in Manchester

| 02/11/2017 | Reply
UK: 13,000 attend world’s biggest Muslim lifestyle show in Manchester

MLE has been created to provide a unique marketing platform for global brands and businesses to engage with the Muslim consumer.

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UK: Canadian entrepreneurs exhibit at Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: Canadian entrepreneurs exhibit at Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017

One from Toronto was selling ‘Halal Socks’, and the other from Montreal was selling Hajj rucksacks with a difference.

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Opinion: It isn’t just halal slaughter that Britain needs to make more humane

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Opinion: It isn’t just halal slaughter that Britain needs to make more humane

As a Muslim I support Lancashire’s ban on non-stunned halal meat in schools. But how we treat the animals we eat is the issue here – not religious compliance.

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UK: 5 Amazing Halal Restaurants In London

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: 5 Amazing Halal Restaurants In London

There are many choices available from fine-dining restaurants serving Halal food, to informal cafes and diners serving varied international and local Halal cuisines.

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UK: The Halal Council opposes religious discrimination in the name of animal welfare

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
UK: The Halal Council opposes religious discrimination in the name of animal welfare

Of particular interest for non-stun Food Business Operators is the importance being set on applying EU standards to imports and in promoting animal welfare in exports and the markets of non-EU countries.

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Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

| 01/11/2017 | Reply
Report: Tapping into the Muslim Consumer Potential

Many marketers are still in the dark about the potential of the Muslim market. This is a new Report to help people understand this fast growing consumer sector that spreads across five major Halal industries.

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UK: UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

| 29/10/2017 | Reply
UK: UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

Rauf Mirza said they, as the MLE, “have tried for three years to project a more positive image about British Muslims by all moderate lifestyle aspects people enjoy”.

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UK: Lancashire council votes to ban schools from serving non-stunned halal meat

| 27/10/2017 | Reply
UK: Lancashire council votes to ban schools from serving non-stunned halal meat

An animal welfare survey in abattoirs across Britain during one week in September 2013 found about 84% of animals slaughtered by the halal method were stunned before being killed.

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UK: Failing to tap into Muslim consumer potential costing billions, new research reveals

| 27/10/2017 | Reply
UK: Failing to tap into Muslim consumer potential costing billions, new research reveals

‘Tapping into the Muslim consumer potential’ will be officially launched by Martjin Lampert, research director of the Netherlands based Glocalities, this weekend at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 (MLE2017) in Manchester.

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Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

| 26/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey and Qatar: Behind the strategic alliance

The third meeting of Turkey-Qatar Supreme Strategic Committee kicked off in Istanbul on Tuesday.

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France: AVS on their conception of Halal today

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
France: AVS on their conception of Halal today

The industrialisation of the rearing and slaughtering processes and hyper-consumerism have gradually emptied the concept of Halal of its essence.

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France: Halal and organic – is it possible?

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
France: Halal and organic – is it possible?

An interview with Bionoor, its managing director, Hadj Khelil, explains the difficulties his company faces to make the concept of a meat that is both halal and organic palatable to organic certifiers and animal welfare organisations.

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Islamic GPS – an augmented reality app

| 24/10/2017 | 2 Replies
Islamic GPS – an augmented reality app

London-based Islamic GPS, launched by Ikbal Hussain in 2016, is an augmented reality app that allows users to find mosques and Islamic landmarks within 20 kilometers around the world.

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UK: Haute Elan – a premium modest fashion e-tailer

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
UK: Haute Elan – a premium modest fashion e-tailer

Haute Elan exists for the benefit of our community, with the benefit of providing brands the opportunity and exposure that can help them develop the next generation of SME’s and global brands.

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Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

| 24/10/2017 | Reply
Turkey seeks to become key player in halal food sector

“We believe that when the problem of legislation — one of the problems of the halal food sector — is solved, our country will be one of the key actors in the global halal market,” head of the Anatolian Businessmen’s Association.

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UK: Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 returns for third successive year

| 21/10/2017 | Reply
UK: Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 returns for third successive year

MLE2017 takes place at Manchester’s EventCity on October 28th to October 29th opening at 11am on both days and closing 8pm Saturday and 7pm Sunday.

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Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

| 20/10/2017 | Reply
Qatar investments expand in Turkey following Arab boycott

Qatar is believed to be doubling its investments in Turkey in 2018 to amount to $20 billion by injecting new investments worth $19 billion; in addition to the existing $18 billion investments in various fields.

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