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Brunei: Halal cosmetics guidelines readied

| 14/02/2014 | Reply
Brunei: Halal cosmetics guidelines readied

“Most of the cosmetics now contain placenta and non-halal ingredients, and we don’t want to be associated with that because of our prayers,” she said.

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Brazilian food exports to Arab countries reach record 17 million tons in 2013

| 13/02/2014 | 1 Reply
Brazilian food exports to Arab countries reach record 17 million tons in 2013

‘Frozen chicken cuts’ contributed the most to the robust Brazilian export figures, accounting for 15 % of the total food and other items traded.

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Brunei: Halal centre operational in July

| 12/02/2014 | Reply
Brunei: Halal centre operational in July

The centre will have a team of six halal science officers carrying out research work and analysis.

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Malaysia: HDC’s Halal Executive Program Graduation

| 12/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC’s Halal Executive Program Graduation

150 graduates from 2013 intake completed the 6-month HEP, serve as Halal Executives in various sectors in the Halal industry.

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Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Challenges for private equity in Halal industry

The challenge comes down to integrity risks. We need to start the process of owning the halal-agro-food supply chain.

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Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

| 09/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia moves to maintain Halal edge

Plans include a push to attract non-Muslim consumers to halal foods as healthier and higher-quality options.

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UK Certifiers and Scholars invited to conference on mechanical slaughter

| 07/02/2014 | 1 Reply
UK Certifiers and Scholars invited to conference on mechanical slaughter

Halal certification bodies (such as HMC, Mosque and Shariah Groups, Muslim scholars) will meet to agree and declare a statement on mechanical slaughter.

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Global Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care Market 2014 – 2018

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Global Halal Cosmetics and Personal Care Market 2014 – 2018

Though Halal cosmetics witness huge demand in regions populated by Muslims, a significant contribution is being witnessed from the non-Muslim economies.

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Opinion: Welcome to the Halal economy

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Welcome to the Halal economy

Dubai now sees a much larger story unfolding, which goes well beyond the boundaries of mere Islamic banking or finance.

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Malaysia needs ‘Islamic economy’ to avoid stagnation

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia needs ‘Islamic economy’ to avoid stagnation

Malaysia should develop a strong Islamic economic system to beef up its leading role in Islamic banking and finance, says IFBIM CEO.

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Japan: Halal Development Foundation Japan hold Halal seminar

| 06/02/2014 | Reply
Japan: Halal Development Foundation Japan hold Halal seminar

At the opening ceremony, MajelisUlama Indonesia and HDFJ signed a MoU, confirming their deep cooperation and working relations.

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UK: KQF Signs Distribution Deal with BAKO North Western

| 05/02/2014 | Reply
UK: KQF Signs Distribution Deal with BAKO North Western

BAKO North Western is part of one of the country’s leading food wholesale supply and distribution companies.

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Malaysia: Matrade and HDC launch World Halal Week

| 05/02/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Matrade and HDC launch World Halal Week

Themed, “Energising Halal Business Growth”, the World Halal Week 2014 – 9-12 April, will consist of the 11th MIHAS and the World Halal Conference.

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EU: After Polish ritual slaughter ban, competitors carve up a lucrative market

| 05/02/2014 | Reply
EU: After Polish ritual slaughter ban, competitors carve up a lucrative market

The ruling shut down Poland’s $500 million kosher and halal meat industry last year.

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UK: Halal meat consumers urged to consider animal welfare

| 04/02/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal meat consumers urged to consider animal welfare

The owners of one of the UK’s first halal organic farms are calling on British Muslims to become more aware about where their meat comes from.

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UK firm eyes trade finance for Halal sector

| 04/02/2014 | Reply
UK firm eyes trade finance for Halal sector

Umex will offer its Islamic trade finance service, called Umex Trade Bridge, first in Britain followed by other European markets.

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UK: KQF expansion creates new jobs

| 03/02/2014 | Reply
UK: KQF expansion creates new jobs

Lancashire based KQF has announced the recruitment of several new employees as part of its continuing plans for expansion.

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UAE: Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

| 03/02/2014 | Reply
UAE: Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

‘Google-funded lab burger, and ‘cultured meat and leather developed by Modern Meadow’ – is this really the way forward?

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UK: MCB meeting for authenticity and transparency of Halal Food

| 31/01/2014 | Reply
UK: MCB meeting for authenticity and transparency of Halal Food

The best way of ensuring this is to develop halal-specific standards ensure their implementation by participation in Assurance and Accreditation Schemes.

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UAE: MoEW officials check Philippine halal facilities

| 31/01/2014 | Reply
UAE: MoEW officials check Philippine halal facilities

So far, eggs and poultry as well as some meat products from the Philippines have passed halal accreditation.

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