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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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Opinion: Now ‘Muslim Michael Jackson’ comes with a halal certified film

| 08/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Now ‘Muslim Michael Jackson’ comes with a halal certified film

Reacting to the world they see around them, a new generation of young, modern Muslims are carving out new ways to entertain themselves – yet remain loyal to their faith.

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UK: Poor Stunning Extremely Rare in UK Slaughterhouses

| 08/04/2014 | Reply
UK: Poor Stunning Extremely Rare in UK Slaughterhouses

“Animals in British slaughterhouses are correctly stunned before slaughter, according to official figures released by the Government.” Two sides of the story……

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Malaysia: World Halal Conference to address global food security concerns

| 07/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: World Halal Conference to address global food security concerns

Minister of MITI, Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed is expected to attend the High Level Thought Leadership Panel Discussion.

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Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

| 07/04/2014 | 1 Reply
Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

MYYUKI Company Limited has gained Halal certification from JAKIM via Japan Halal Association (Osaka, Japan) for their BLACK PAINT Skin Care’s manufacturing factory and products.

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UAE: RAK offers UAE gateway for Malaysian halal food

| 07/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: RAK offers UAE gateway for Malaysian halal food

The Ras Al-Khaimah (RAK) Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers ample business environment for Malaysian companies who are actively looking at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a gateway.

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Malaysia: 600 people expected to participate in World Halal Conference

| 06/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  600 people expected to participate in World Halal Conference

Panelists are expected to delve into issues such as addressing the prevailing food security concerns and bridging the gap between supply and demand.

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Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

| 06/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

With a trillion dollar opportunity available, as nations aspire to become global hubs for the Islamic economy, the Halal industry is not to be ignored.

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UAE: Food and Beverage Business Group sets 2014 roadmap

| 02/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: Food and Beverage Business Group sets 2014 roadmap

The most important thing for the group is to get involved with the relevant ministries and authorities to tackle issues faced by the F&B businesses in Dubai.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 set in conjunction with World Halal Week

| 02/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 set in conjunction with World Halal Week

The World Halal Week 2014 will run from April 9 to 12 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) with the theme “Energizing halal business growth.’’

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New Zealand: more Halal meat for the world

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
New Zealand: more Halal meat for the world

If a big Muslim country wanted “a huge amount” of meat, audited right back to the paddock, then it could happen. New Zealand has been exporting halal meat since the 1970s.

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UK: Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
UK:  Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

He promised that the government would “keep on challenging the intolerant view of Muslims that exists in some parts of our country”.

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Opinion: Ibn Battuta, the first ‘Islamic’ tourist

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Ibn Battuta, the first ‘Islamic’ tourist

The Muslim dollar is respectably contributing to world tourism, and companies and countries want to access, retain, and grow this segment of the market.

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World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

The message was delivered by WHFC at an event organized by the Italian section of the Halal International Authority (HIA) recently held in Rome.

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China aims to change perceptions of halal

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
China aims to change perceptions of halal

China has yet to develop a standardized accreditation process. Currently, local ethnic affairs commissions handle certification in accordance with provincial and regional regulations.

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Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali insists the government should issue halal certification instead of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI).

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UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

The LCM has produced it’s own certificate for schools to display. The LCM Halal Sub group says the certificate is free.

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