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USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
USA: Halal Food Exporter Detained Until Sentencing

After a 3.5-day jury trial in July, Aossey was convicted on 15 counts, including conspiracy, making false statements on export certificates, and wire fraud.

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E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

| 03/08/2015 | Reply
E-commerce takes off in Indonesia as Internet user base expands

An online retailer of Islamic fashion, HijUp last week received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Emtek Group, Fenox Venture Capital and 500 Startups.

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Modest Fashion at GlES Roundtable Series in Italy

| 02/08/2015 | Reply
Modest Fashion at GlES Roundtable Series in Italy

Critical key challenges and opportunities in the global Islamic economy sector for modest fashion brands were discussed at a one-day roundtable on the global Islamic economy sector.

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Australia: Halal committee receives hundreds of views

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal committee receives hundreds of views

Source: AAP Hundreds of submissions have been sent to a parliamentary committee investigating the third party certification of food, with halal the hot topic. More than 500 submissions have been made in preparation for a Senate committee investigation into the hot topic of the halal certification of food in Australia. The majority voiced opposition to […]

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Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Korea’s Caffe Bene receives halal certification

The newly acquired halal certification is set to pave the way for the coffee chain to expand its presence in the Middle East, according to Caffe Bene.

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UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
UK: Halal Baby food venture curries favour with leading retailers

‘for aisha’ started three years ago and has just agreed a deal with supermarket giant Asda. The venture is the first Halal baby food range in pouches in the UK.

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Pakistan: Govt brings bill to promote Halal food trade

| 31/07/2015 | 1 Reply
Pakistan: Govt brings bill to promote Halal food trade

The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions the establishment of an Islamabad-based authority, to implement policies and programmes, with a high-powered board of governors.

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Halal vitamins take over shelves in pharmacies worldwide

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Halal vitamins take over shelves in pharmacies worldwide

Move over Centrum, there’s a newer vitamin brand that’s taking over shelves claiming to be better – and they’re proudly halal.

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Nominations invited for World Halal Travel Awards

| 31/07/2015 | Reply
Nominations invited for World Halal Travel Awards

The World Halal Travel Awards is inviting nominations from industry professionals for its inaugural event in Abu Dhabi, UAE, this October.

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Morocco: 4th Halal International Expo in Casablanca

| 30/07/2015 | Reply
Morocco: 4th Halal International Expo in Casablanca

This international trade fair will focus mainly around the central relationship-buyers purchasing and exporting from the 15-17 October 2015.

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Muslim Lifestyle Expo, 1-2 August 2015, Ricoh Centre, Coventry

| 30/07/2015 | Reply
Muslim Lifestyle Expo, 1-2 August 2015, Ricoh Centre, Coventry

Organised to celebrate the diversity of Muslim culture, exhibitions will cover a variety of areas including food, fashion, travel, health and finance.

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South Korea: Six charged for schemes involving fake halal food

| 30/07/2015 | Reply
South Korea: Six charged for schemes involving fake halal food

Six people have been charged for their alleged involvement in the mass sale of fake halal food that appears to have affected Muslims nationwide.

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Australia: Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Australia:  Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

HALAL certification and its place in the Australian grocery market is a consumer debate still cluttered by rumours and innuendo.

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Opinion: Is Halal Meat Healthier than Conventional Meat?

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Is Halal Meat Healthier than Conventional Meat?

Halal refers to Muslim criteria for how food is raised slaughtered and prepared. But do the requirements make the food healthier?

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Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

Denmark enacted a sweeping ban on unstunned religious slaughter of animals Monday, prompting a furious backlash from Jewish and Muslim community representatives.

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Demand for Halal Cosmetics Grows

| 28/07/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal Cosmetics Grows

Demand for Halal cosmetics grows as consumers become more aware about ingredients in conventional cosmetics.

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Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

| 28/07/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

The drive to develop of an international standard for Halal meat allied to watertight accreditation schemes is gathering pace.

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Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

| 26/07/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

SMIIC, which is based in Turkey, permitted the Department of Science and Technology-Region 12 (DOST-12) to adopt the OIC’s unified halal standards,

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Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

| 22/07/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

As the Indonesia government prepares the implementing regulations for the 2014 Halal Law, what can stakeholders expect?

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HalalFocus founder giving talk at Muslim Lifestyle Expo, Coventry

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
HalalFocus founder giving talk at Muslim Lifestyle Expo, Coventry

Abdalhamid Evans, senior strategist at Imarat Consultants and founder of HalalFocus will be giving a talk with Q&A at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo MLE in Coventry on 1st August at 11am.

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