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UK: Confirmation of Qurbani from Moon Sighting Saudi Judiciary

| 16/09/2015 | Reply
UK: Confirmation of Qurbani from Moon Sighting Saudi Judiciary

A Qurbani guide has been issued by AHDB Beef & Lamb to help industry, butchers and consumers during the Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha.

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UK: Cargill takes steps to tackle campylobacter

| 16/09/2015 | Reply
UK: Cargill takes steps to tackle campylobacter

It has been proven effective at reducing campylobacter in an environmentally friendly way without chemicals, with only water a a modest amount of energy.

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Brunei Darussalam’s halal industry generating investor appetite

| 15/09/2015 | Reply
Brunei Darussalam’s halal industry generating investor appetite

Brunei Darussalam’s halal sector has the potential to become a cornerstone of the Sultanate’s diversification efforts.

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Canada: Halal chain eyes possible NYS expansion

| 15/09/2015 | Reply
Canada: Halal chain eyes possible NYS expansion

Paramount currently has 19 restaurants, called Halal, with immediate plans to open another eight locations.

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Buffet-backed fast food chain Dairy Queen in major UAE expansion

| 15/09/2015 | Reply
Buffet-backed fast food chain Dairy Queen in major UAE expansion

In November last year, US-based franchise company Bajco Group said it signed a deal with Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to bring the fast food brand back to the UAE.

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Lulu Hypermarket set for Indonesia foray

| 15/09/2015 | Reply
Lulu Hypermarket set for Indonesia foray

The retail group will spend $300 million on opening 15 hypermarkets in the largest Muslim nation in the next two years.

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Brazil: Candy companies bet on Halal for growth

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
Brazil: Candy companies bet on Halal for growth

Companies Docile and Peccin from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, certified their product lines as a strategy to boost sales to Arab countries.

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Iran plans entry into Halal food market

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
Iran plans entry into Halal food market

Iran plans to launch its international halal food brand in the next few months, aiming to tap an under-served regional market of 400 million people.

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Oman, Bahrain ‘most affected’ by oil price slump

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
Oman, Bahrain ‘most affected’ by oil price slump

The UAE’s economy is one of the most diversified among the GCC countries, making it resilient to falling oil prices.

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Brunei, Thailand to join forces in Halal food industry

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
Brunei, Thailand to join forces in Halal food industry

THE Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources (MIPR) will lay the groundwork for more collaboration with Thailand in the halal food industry, its minister said.

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Indonesia lists world’s biggest sukuk in Dubai

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
Indonesia lists world’s biggest sukuk in Dubai

Indonesia listed four sukuk valued at Dh22 billion as Dubai further reinforced its position as the world’s leading hub for Islamic economy.

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UAE: Tawreeq Holdings offering Shariah Compliant financing for SMEs

| 14/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: Tawreeq Holdings offering Shariah Compliant financing for SMEs

Sharia-compliant supply chain finance innovator aims to facilitate $500 million in funding for SMEs and corporates over next 18 months.

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UAE: Dafza in deal to boost Islamic economy

| 13/09/2015 | Reply
UAE: Dafza in deal to boost Islamic economy

It primarily focuses on choosing Dubai, and Dafza in particular, to be the headquarters of the International Center of Islamic Economy.

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UK: Liverpool KFC sells non-Halal meat as Halal

| 12/09/2015 | Reply
UK: Liverpool KFC sells non-Halal meat as Halal

The only Halal outlet in Liverpool, after running out of the Halal meat served non-Halal meat as Halal to the customers.

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USA: Aossey brothers convicted in Midamar halal beef export scheme

| 12/09/2015 | Reply
USA: Aossey brothers convicted in Midamar halal beef export scheme

Sentencings for the brothers haven’t been set at this time. William Aossey remains in jail pending sentencing.

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Gambia Standards Bureau exposes stakeholders to Halal standards

| 11/09/2015 | Reply
Gambia Standards Bureau exposes stakeholders to Halal standards

The bureau is to implement OIC/SMIIC Halal Standards and related conformity assess to promote and facilitate trade in the OIC countries.

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Iranian investors launch largest slaughterhouse in Armenia

| 11/09/2015 | Reply
Iranian investors launch largest slaughterhouse in Armenia

The facility is one of the biggest in the country and one of the biggest in the Caucuses sending beef and lamb to Iran and the Gulf.

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ASEAN Economic Community to help grow Halal sector

| 11/09/2015 | 1 Reply
ASEAN Economic Community to help grow Halal sector

The AEC will develop the Halal food industry in the region as it will help manufacturers meet the growing demand in Southeast Asia.

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Indonesia: Joint seminar on Halal food production and certification

| 10/09/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Joint seminar on Halal food production and certification

Research and development on halal food conducted by universities in Indonesia are expected to improve the quality of halal certification.

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Regulators increasingly focused on Halal product certification for 2B Muslims

| 10/09/2015 | Reply
Regulators increasingly focused on Halal product certification for 2B Muslims

Regulators around the world – beyond Muslim countries in Asia and the Middle East – are increasingly exploring the impact of Sharia Law on the health care markets they oversee.

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