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Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

| 03/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Standards for Halal-certified food across the world

By Mohamed Jinna, FnBNews.com These days, with the advent of food technology, food processing has become complex. Hence, consumers have a wider choice of processed food which creates a situation where consumers are exposed to a variety of food that may contain prohibited (haram) ingredients with E-codes, but will be unable to understand the critical […]

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2016 expecting 2pc to 3pc growth in sales

| 02/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2016 expecting 2pc to 3pc growth in sales

The estimated growth in sales in expected to be achieved through the participation of 260 Malaysian halal companies and 283 international halal companies.

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EU: Introducing the ‘European Halal Initiative’

| 01/02/2016 | Reply
EU: Introducing the ‘European Halal Initiative’

The European Halal Initiative is open for representatives of muslim organisations and prominent muslim individuals from Europe.

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Opinion: Muslim fashion takes off

| 01/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Muslim fashion takes off

Sufyaa – a clothing label for Muslim women – hit $1 million in turnover in 2014, just three years after its launch.

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Philippines: Congress eyes measures to boost halal trade

| 01/02/2016 | Reply
Philippines: Congress eyes measures to boost  halal trade

Agriculture Undersecretary for Livestock Jose C. Reaño said the new policies will define the Halal process and activity in the Philippines.

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Worldwide Halal food & lifestyle market to reach US$ 3.7 trillion by 2019

| 28/01/2016 | Reply
Worldwide Halal food & lifestyle market to reach US$ 3.7 trillion by 2019

Scores of major international retail buyers are already using the specialised Halal World Food at the Gulfood event as their preferred Halal food sourcing platform.

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Malaysia: Ex-astronaut Sheikh Muszaphar launches halal rival to Amazon and Alibaba

| 28/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Ex-astronaut Sheikh Muszaphar launches halal rival to Amazon and Alibaba

Malaysia’s first and only astronaut Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor is moving into the e-commerce business. He has just launched Aladdin Group of Companies.

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USA: Iowa Halal Business Founder Will Be Sentenced on Feb. 5

| 27/01/2016 | Reply
USA: Iowa Halal Business Founder Will Be Sentenced on Feb. 5

William B. Aossey, Jr., the 74-year old founder of a Halal food exporter enterprise in Cedar Rapids, IA, will be sentenced at 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 5 by Chief Judge Linda R. Reade.

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UK: Defra’s interpretation on WATOK 1099/2009 for Kosher and Halal slaughtering.

| 26/01/2016 | Reply
UK: Defra’s interpretation on WATOK 1099/2009 for Kosher and Halal slaughtering.

Some of the important points to note about the sheep’s natural behaviour and restraint, particularly in an abattoir environment.

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Senate body passes Pakistan Halal Authority Bill

| 26/01/2016 | Reply
Senate body passes Pakistan Halal Authority Bill

The Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology on Monday unanimously passed The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill, 2015.

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A Pool of Talented Negotiators

| 25/01/2016 | Reply
A Pool of Talented Negotiators

It has been a very long journey for the Malaysian team negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership TPP-2Agreement – nearly six years to be exact, but what about Halal?

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UK: Seven Scent’s UK-first complete halal certification opens up ‘important market’

| 22/01/2016 | Reply
UK: Seven Scent’s UK-first complete halal certification opens up ‘important market’

The rigourous audit covers cleaning and manufacturing systems, as well as laboratory testing of random fragrances.

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Dubai: Largest halal beef farm to be built in Kazakhstan

| 22/01/2016 | Reply
Dubai: Largest halal beef farm to be built in Kazakhstan

One of the main specifications of the new complex is that it will mainly focus on the export of beef products to Muslim countries.

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South Korea: Ministry denies rumored inflow of Muslim workers for halal food

| 21/01/2016 | Reply
South Korea: Ministry denies rumored inflow of Muslim workers for halal food

The ministry refuted the reports and rumors, saying though the government is reviewing the plan of building a halal food-processing complex, it has no plans to employ Muslim workers there.

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Saudi Arabia imposes ban on some French poultry, egg imports

| 19/01/2016 | Reply
Saudi Arabia imposes ban on some French poultry, egg imports

Saudi Arabia’s Food and Drug Authority imposed a temporary ban on importing poultry and eggs from seven regions in France, after the emergence of bird flu hot spots.

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USA: The age factor in sentencing for food safety crimes

| 19/01/2016 | Reply
USA: The age factor in sentencing for food safety crimes

Midamar Founder Bill Aossey should receive a “non-custodial sentence” for his jury conviction for switching out USDA establishment numbers on beef sold overseas.

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Philippines: Halal accreditation goes into full swing in Davao

| 18/01/2016 | Reply
Philippines:  Halal accreditation goes into full swing in Davao

The Department of Tourism in Davao region (DOT-11) is now working for Halal accreditation of restaurants and hotels.

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Singapore: Booming halal sector opens global path for local firms

| 18/01/2016 | Reply
Singapore: Booming halal sector opens global path for local firms

SINGAPORE is primed to ride the wave of booming global demand for halal products and services.

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Malaysia: Brahim’s to strengthen position with non-airline catering business

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Brahim’s to strengthen position with non-airline catering business

Brahim’s Holdings Bhd expects its decision to venture into non-airline catering business will put it on a better footing in the next three years.

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Bosnia &Herzegovina Halal products and services

| 15/01/2016 | Reply
Bosnia &Herzegovina Halal products and services

The Halal Industry in Bosnia & Herzegovina employs 8,000 People and achieves Income of 1.5 billion BAM.

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