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THE 99’s latest challenge: A Saudi Fatwa

| 30/04/2014 | Reply
THE 99’s latest challenge: A Saudi Fatwa

“Imagine my surprise to wake up to a Fatwa from the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia himself along with the rest of the Higher Council of Clerics calling my work evil. I couldn’t believe it. Why? And more specifically, why now?”

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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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Deutsche Bank clashes with NGOs over food speculation

| 26/04/2014 | Reply
Deutsche Bank clashes with NGOs over food speculation

NGOs and investors are at odds over the effects of food speculation, causing the European Parliament to propose limiting direct stakeholder purchases, and Deutsche Bank to cover its tracks amid a flood of accusations.

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Swiss to vote on banning food speculation

| 26/04/2014 | Reply
Swiss to vote on banning food speculation

The Swiss will vote on a proposal to ban speculation on agricultural commodities and food, the government said Wednesday, announcing that organisers had gathered enough signatures to put the issue to a referendum. The Swiss Socialist Party’s youth wing gathered nearly 116,000 valid signatures — well beyond the 100,000 needed to organise a popular vote […]

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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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Malaysian, Moroccan institutions team up to promote trade of halal products

| 19/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysian, Moroccan institutions team up to promote trade of halal products

The study tour focused on developing Moroccan exports in the Halal sector for the Malaysian market.

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Kuwait: 3rd Gulf Conference on the Halal Industry and its Services

| 19/04/2014 | Reply
Kuwait: 3rd Gulf Conference on the Halal Industry and its Services

The title “Developments in the Halal Industry” covers developments in the Halal industry and Halal-related affairs from an Islamic legal and health perspective.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 sales up 21pc to RM966.4 million

| 16/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 sales up 21pc to RM966.4 million

The key sectors which attracted strong interest among buyers were beverages, processed and ready-to-eat products, frozen food, seasoning and spices.

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Pakistan: HAP incorporated in SECP

| 16/04/2014 | Reply
Pakistan:  HAP incorporated in SECP

Halal Products and Services Association of Pakistan has been incorporated in the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan under the Companies Ordinance.

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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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Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 Generates RM400 Million In Sales

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  MIHAS 2014 Generates RM400 Million In Sales

MIHAS 2014 attracted 14,500 visitors in the first three days of the exhibition compared to 10,400 visitors in the same period last year.

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Malaysia: Pledge to fill 80 percent gap in global halal food supply

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  Pledge to fill 80 percent gap in global halal food supply

Those who attended the conference recognised the scope of food security issues, and pledged a united and integrated appraisal of these issues.

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Malaysia: Halal expo bolsters Malaysia’s status as gateway to Muslim market

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal expo bolsters Malaysia’s status as gateway to Muslim market

The ready availability of Halal products which are produced for export in the country makes it a prime tourist destination for Muslims from other parts of the world.

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Malaysia: HDC plans centres in China, Saudi and Europe

| 11/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC plans centres in China, Saudi and Europe

Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said positive feedback was received from all three countries as they realised the potential of raking in hefty profits.

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UAE: ICD and Emirates Future sign MoU on halal food industry

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: ICD and Emirates Future sign MoU on halal food industry

ICD and EF would like to establish a strategic partnership in order to strengthen the system of food security in the Islamic World and developing the halal food industry in the world.

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Opinion: Can Dubai Become The Capital Of The Islamic Economy?

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Can Dubai Become The Capital Of The Islamic Economy?

An Islamic economy is a segment of the global economy, which focuses on Islamic consumers, regardless of location.

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Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Vaccines to be available in 3 years

A Saudi corporation has invested $100 million in the Halal Industry Development Corporation to produce halal vaccines for meningitis, hepatitis and meningococcal disease.

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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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Malaysia: Global market’s annual halal value reaches $2.3 trillion

| 09/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Global market’s annual halal value reaches $2.3 trillion

The 11th MIHAS has opened its doors, and Saudi firms are already holding meetings with Malaysians to import Halal food products.

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UAE: Global Demand Spurs New Gulfood Manufacturing Show

| 08/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: Global Demand Spurs New Gulfood Manufacturing Show

It is primed to become the Middle East’s biggest-ever trade show launch when it debuts from November 9-11 2014 across nine halls at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

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