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Malaysia: Muslims care more about halal food than halal income

| 20/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Muslims care more about halal food than halal income

The concern over halal food and halal labels is paramount. But the similar concerns may not be true when it comes to where the money comes from to buy that Halal food.

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USA: Criminal convictions for misbranded Halal products all stand

| 19/04/2017 | Reply
USA: Criminal convictions for misbranded Halal products all stand

Midamar Corp., which as a corporate entity, plead guilty to a single conspiracy court, has survived the criminal prosecution of the business and its officers.

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Moscow Halal Expo organizers sign memorandum on cooperation with RACS UAE

| 17/04/2017 | Reply
Moscow Halal Expo organizers sign memorandum on cooperation with RACS UAE

The partners will work together on preparing companies for certification in the UAE and bringing certified companies to Moscow Halal Expo.

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UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

| 12/04/2017 | Reply
UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

The PHDA is also organising training programmes for butchers to create awareness among them about the Sharia requirements and after that they would be issued licences.

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Malaysia puts high hopes on one halal certification with Indonesia

| 10/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia puts high hopes on one halal certification with Indonesia

The MUI’s Food and Drug Analysis Agency (LPPOM) deputy director, Muti Arintawati , said her side had planned to simplify halal certification for Malaysian end-user products imported into Indonesia.

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Malaysia Halal Hub Road Map

| 07/04/2017 | 2 Replies
Malaysia Halal Hub Road Map

A presentation by Jakim’s Halal Hub Division on the current structure, and organisations, in place in Malaysia for business and education in the Halal industry.

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UK to host second B2B event on trillion pound Muslim Lifestyle Sector

| 06/04/2017 | Reply
UK to host second B2B event on trillion pound Muslim Lifestyle Sector

MLE Connect 2017 will bring together business owners, brands, entrepreneurs and start-ups from across the world to learn, network and explore market opportunities.

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Malaysia: Mutual Recognition Needed To Unify Standard For Global Halal Industry Players

| 05/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Mutual Recognition Needed To Unify Standard For Global Halal Industry Players

Global halal industry players should mutually recognise each other’s certification to address the absence of a single unified standard, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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Malaysia develops MyIHAB, first Jakim’s halal ecosystem solution

| 05/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia develops MyIHAB, first Jakim’s halal ecosystem solution

Malaysia has developed a system to fully integrate online registration and management system that further empower the halal industry.

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Qatar to be food manufacturing hub in GCC

| 04/04/2017 | Reply
Qatar to be food manufacturing hub in GCC

With the completion of the ongoing development of warehousing and logistics parks, and other related infrastructure projects, Qatar is set to emerge as a major food manufacturing hub.

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Philippines get help from US Halal Chamber of Commerce with US halal market

| 04/04/2017 | Reply
Philippines get help from US Halal Chamber of Commerce with US halal market

During the forum, it was proposed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) be signed among PEZA, ARMM and the US Halal Chamber of Commerce .

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Malaysia: CCM set to conquer Halal mart

| 03/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  CCM set to conquer Halal mart

Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM) is now looking to strengthen its standing in the sector through collaborative efforts with several government agencies.

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UAE: New guideline for Islamic Hotels Standards in Dubai

| 03/04/2017 | Reply
UAE: New guideline for Islamic Hotels Standards in Dubai

The guideline covered building standards and service systems, including building design standards, regulatory standards and service systems.

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Norway: Politicians ask for state clearance of Halal meat

| 02/04/2017 | Reply
Norway: Politicians ask for state clearance of Halal meat

The government must ensure neutral clearance of halal meat, said Fremskrittspartiet (Progress Party / FrP) politicians.

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Indonesia continues to promote its tourism potential

| 02/04/2017 | Reply
Indonesia continues to promote its tourism potential

Currently, acquiring a Halal certification is optional, but Indonesian lawmakers are trying to push for the enactment of a Halal Product Protection Bill.

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South Africa: W Cape plan to kickstart Halal development programme

| 01/04/2017 | Reply
South Africa:  W Cape plan to kickstart Halal development programme

“We have put focused interventions in place to support emerging businesses in several competitive sub-segments, including in the Halal space.”

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Malaysia ready to help Japan develop halal industry ahead of Olympics

| 30/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia ready to help Japan develop halal industry ahead of Olympics

Malaysia has signaled its readiness to share its expertise with Japan as it seeks to develop its halal industry ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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TUTTOFOOD Milano World Food Exhibition: Halal Section

| 29/03/2017 | Reply
TUTTOFOOD Milano World Food Exhibition: Halal Section

It is being held in cooperation with WHAD World Halal Development (Italian halal certification center) offering a series of initiatives dedicated to companies that are Halal Certified.

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UK consumes more organic meat than any other country in Europe

| 29/03/2017 | Reply
UK consumes more organic meat than any other country in Europe

The UK is the largest market for organic meat across Europe, consuming 84,000t in 2016, new research has revealed.

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Malaysia: Halal certification a preferred lifestyle choice

| 28/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal certification a preferred lifestyle choice

Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) awards Chemical Company of Malaysia or CCM with the Halal Certification for its range of Prescriptive Medicines.

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