Category: Shariah Issues

Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

| 23/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

Philippine exporters to certain Islamic countries may need to strengthen their certification protocols, as Middle Eastern states are reportedly planning to require Halal labeling.

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Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

| 18/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic jurisprudence and the status of arthropods

Arthropoda being the biggest animal phylum of this planet is the fraternity of tiny living organisms. Their consumption has been a diverse subject amongst the various Islamic Schools.

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UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

| 17/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

A council has banned meat from animals that have not been stunned from council-supplied school meals, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and antisemitism.

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Forty-Six Countries Registered With UAE Scheme For Halal Products

| 13/05/2018 | Reply
Forty-Six Countries Registered With UAE Scheme For Halal Products

The rate of growth witnessed in the Halal market shows that by 2030, it can be the biggest industry in the world.

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USA: Broiler Stunning for Halal Meat Processing

| 01/05/2018 | Reply
USA: Broiler Stunning for Halal Meat Processing

The import of Halal food into the Gulf Cooperation Council countries is expected to increase from $25.8 billion in 2010 to $53.1 billion by 2020.

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USA: Islamic Services of America comments on recent Jakim events

| 13/04/2018 | Reply
USA: Islamic Services of America comments on recent Jakim events

These events further established Malaysia as an early and ongoing leader of Halal initiatives which garnered strong support from the attendees.

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Malaysia: Jakim says halal certification still in high demand

| 05/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim says halal certification still in high demand

Jakim had recognised 69 different halal certification bodies across 42 countries and applications for such certification continue to increase.

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Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

| 04/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia’s JAKIM launches global association to promote halal harmony

As well as working towards harmonisation, the association will promote halal certification between members under mutual recognition arrangements.

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Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

| 30/03/2018 | Reply
Opinion: Assuring Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal food sector

Tayyib is the key concept of Islamic Jurisprudence that offers and ensures healthy and safe foods to the consumers. A comprehensive article on Tayyib from a food safety perspective in Halal Food sector.

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Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

| 29/03/2018 | Reply
Dubai: World Takaful Conference – ‘Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth’

Developing Sustainable Competitive Strategy paramount to long-term growth for Takaful operators.

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Malaysia: Halal Connecting the World Through MyHA 2018

| 16/03/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Connecting the World Through MyHA 2018

Malaysia International Halal Assembly (MyHA) is a combination of four programmes starts from 26th March to 3rd April 2018 that will be held at Le Meridien Hotel Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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UAE: 13th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC)

| 08/03/2018 | Reply
UAE: 13th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC)

The conference will take shape under the theme of “Differentiation, Innovation & Profitable Growth” on April 09 at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai.

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Cambodia: Halal food regulations unveiled

| 07/03/2018 | Reply
Cambodia: Halal food regulations unveiled

“Halal is important for us to reach the halal markets in Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, or other countries who require us to be halal certified.”

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UAE: Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai

| 19/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai

Key challenges facing the international halal system and how to overcome them, as well as innovations that will achieve balance between growth in the industry and compliance with Islamic Sharia will be discussed.

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Uzbekistan introduces Halal standards

| 10/02/2018 | Reply
Uzbekistan introduces Halal standards

The introduction of new standards and certification of compliance are expected to provide an excellent opportunity to expand sales markets for domestic producers.

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UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

DIEDC will work with International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)and the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)—to achieve its goal of harmonising Halal certification standards.

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Opinion: It’s time to label all meat as stunned or unstunned at slaughter

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Opinion: It’s time to label all meat as stunned or unstunned at slaughter

“Ban halal and kosher meat in the UK.” This is the demand of an online petition signed by more than 88,000 people doing the rounds on social media.

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Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

The University of Indonesia’s (UI) new Halal Centre is now assisting the government’s recently-formed Halal Products Certification Agency (BPJPH) on halal certification and testing.

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Pakistan Halal Food Authority remains only on paper for two years

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
Pakistan Halal Food Authority remains only on paper for two years

The ministry has asked establishment division to urgently create posts of three director generals for the planned establishment of Pakistan Halal Food Authority (PHFA).

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The Halaal System of Pakistan (An Overview)

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
The Halaal System of Pakistan (An Overview)

The history of Halaal Certification in Pakistan is not very old. However, today Pakistan is in a position to play a pivotal role in the world of Halaal after spending 7 years preparing it’s ‘Halaal System’.

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