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GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

Halal food exporters from the GCC will be the next to fall in line with the UAE’s new global standard, a GCC official said yesterday.

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UK: It’s Not A Halal Meat Problem: New Video Of Animal Abuse

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
UK: It’s Not A Halal Meat Problem: New Video Of Animal Abuse

While three men can be seen slamming a live pig against a wall after shooting it by a bolt gun, a cow is shown hanging up by a leg, still mooing.

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Made in UAE food is establishing its trust mark across the region

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
Made in UAE food is establishing its trust mark across the region

At this juncture, the Food & Beverage Manufacturers Business Group (FBMG) is a central point to facilitate and ensure a synergy between the food industry and relevant ministries.

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GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

| 10/02/2015 | Reply
GCC food exporters marked out as next for new halal certification

Halal food exporters from the GGC will be the next to fall in line with the UAE’s new global standard, a GCC official said yesterday.

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UK: Haute Arabia announce prestigious venue for fashion event

| 09/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Haute Arabia announce prestigious venue for fashion event

Haute Arabia Modest Fashion event in The Shangri La Hotel at The Shard with the largest annual gathering of women entrepreneurs from the Islamic World.

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UAE: Sharjah food firm is first to win Halal Mark branding

| 09/02/2015 | Reply
UAE:  Sharjah food firm is first to win Halal Mark branding

The Halal Mark is part of plans to regulate and develop the halal food industry in the UAE and is to set new standards for food producers in the country.

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UAE: Gulfood 2015 attacts record number of international exhibitors

| 09/02/2015 | Reply
UAE: Gulfood 2015 attacts record number of international exhibitors

Gulfood 2015 will also bring together more than 1,000 international specialist Halal food brands and companies at the second annual Halal World Food.

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Ireland: Bord Bia calls for more Irish halal meat supply

| 09/02/2015 | Reply
Ireland: Bord Bia calls for more Irish halal meat supply

Irish trade mission Bord Bia says more meat processors in Ireland need to look to supplying halal meat to meet growing demand in the Middle East market.

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Global mark of quality for halal food begins with Australia and New Zealand exports to UAE

| 08/02/2015 | Reply
Global mark of quality for halal food begins with Australia and New Zealand exports to UAE

Halal food products from Australia and New Zealand are the first imports to be subject to the UAE’s new standards.

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Midamar launches new premium chicken line for foodservice sector

| 08/02/2015 | Reply
Midamar launches new premium chicken line for foodservice sector

Delegates at Gulfood will be able to meet Midamar representatives and enjoy samples of tasty, satisfying Halal finger foods at booths 105,107,109, and 111 in the USA Pavilion.

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Indonesia: Halal Certification a Bitter Pill for Pharma

| 06/02/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Certification a Bitter Pill for Pharma

Four months have passed since a law requiring all food and pharmaceutical products distributed in Indonesia to have halal certification was passed, but resistance to the new legislation remains strong.

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They want to know if I eat Halal food – Should I Be Worried?

| 06/02/2015 | Reply
They want to know if I eat Halal food – Should I Be Worried?

Booking a Halal meal on your next flight? The new European commission on counter-terrorism will be taking notice, and keeping records for 5 years.

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UK: Temple Grandin calls for live video feed in abattoirs

| 05/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Temple Grandin calls for live video feed in abattoirs

Grandin points out that such flagrant abuse could, and does, occur in any number of under-supervised, poorly managed slaughterhouses, whether they employ pre-stunning or not.

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Malaysia: Jakim appoints TPM Biotech as halal panel laboratory

| 05/02/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim appoints TPM Biotech as halal panel laboratory

TPM Biotech Sdn Bhd has been appointed as THE Department of Islamic Development Malaysia’s (Jakim) first halal panel laboratory to help speed up the certification process.

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UAE: Dubai Gulfood has waiting list of 600 exhibitors

| 04/02/2015 | Reply
UAE: Dubai Gulfood has waiting list of 600 exhibitors

Dubai’s Gulfood, which has become the world’s largest gathering of food and beverage exhibitors, has a waiting list of nearly 600 companies who will be accommodated in the next edition.

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UK: Government withholds decision on CCTV in slaughterhouses

| 04/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Government withholds decision on CCTV in slaughterhouses

An MP has called on government to make CCTV monitoring in slaughterhouses compulsory and for the footage to be offered to independent inspectors for scrutiny.

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UK: Ukip bans non-stun slaughtering in abattoirs

| 04/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Ukip bans non-stun slaughtering in abattoirs

Stuart Agnew MEP, the party’s agricultural spokesman, had tried to persuade the party to allow stunning as long as kosher and halal meat is labelled.

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Opinion: Food profiling at 10,000m

| 04/02/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Food profiling at 10,000m

Those ordering halal food while travelling into/out of Europe could be now be “food profiled” for secondary security screening or possible worse not given halal food while in detention.

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UK: Abattoir filmed in malpractice of halal slaughter says it takes ‘animal welfare extraordinarily seriously’

| 03/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Abattoir filmed in malpractice of halal slaughter says it takes ‘animal welfare extraordinarily seriously’

Slaughtermen in the North Yorkshire abattoir – who are not all reported to be Muslim – appear to be hacking at animals’ throats.

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UK: Outcry after undercover film exposes brutality in Halal slaughter

| 03/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Outcry after undercover film exposes brutality in Halal slaughter

The FSA said: “Four slaughtermen have had their licences suspended and we are investigating. It means they can’t operate as slaughtermen and work with live animals.

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