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No Burkinis! Morocco hotels ban ‘halal’ suit

| 27/08/2014 | Reply
No Burkinis! Morocco hotels ban ‘halal’ suit

Some private pools in Morocco’s tourism hot spots have banned women from wearing burkinis, sometimes described as halal swim-suits, which cover the body and head.

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UK: Religious slaughter needs more study, say MPs

| 27/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Religious slaughter needs more study, say MPs

A parliamentary committee has called for further research into recoverable stunning methods that could be acceptable to some halal meat consumers’.

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Major growth in Saudi Arabian poultry industry

| 26/08/2014 | Reply
Major growth in Saudi Arabian poultry industry

Local broiler production currently covers about 42% of total Saudi Arabia’s consumption needs, estimated at 1.44million MT.

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Turkey: Halal products at the Halal & Healthy Product Fair

| 26/08/2014 | Reply
Turkey: Halal products at the Halal & Healthy Product Fair

Istanbul Halal Expo – 6th Halal and Health Products Fair is expected to provide opportunities both for exporters and manufacturing companies.

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Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

| 24/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

Pakistan’s economic growth can be doubled if the government properly taps the expanding world halal market.

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Indonesian Ulema Council to Hold Halal Expo 2014

| 22/08/2014 | Reply
Indonesian Ulema Council to Hold Halal Expo 2014

The Institute for Food, Drugs and Cosmetics Assessment of Indonesian Ulema Council (LPPOM-MUI) will organize the Int’l Halal Expo (INDHEX) 2014 in October.

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Turkey favourite destination for UAE nationals

| 20/08/2014 | Reply
Turkey favourite destination for UAE nationals

The biggest reason tourists, at 71 per cent, said that they wanted to travel to Turkey was to visit the country for the first time and experience what it had to offer.

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UK: Collaboration of Halal Assure-IP and Romer Labs to provide Halal Assurance

| 18/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Collaboration of Halal Assure-IP and Romer Labs to provide Halal Assurance

The key challenge is to make sure the Halal Integrity is not compromised at any stage of the supply chain.

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UK: British Vets appalled by Halal Authority Board letter

| 18/08/2014 | Reply
UK: British Vets appalled by Halal Authority Board letter

The non stun slaughter debate between the BVA and HAB has intensified, with the BVA saying it is appalled by the suggestions made in the HAB open letter.

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Japan: MOU signed to promote Halal exports with Malaysia

| 17/08/2014 | Reply
Japan: MOU signed to promote Halal exports with Malaysia

Halal Development Foundation Japan and Penang Halal Hub Development Malaysia sign a MOU for mutual cooperation to promote exports.

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UK: Faith groups criticise campaign

| 16/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Faith groups criticise campaign

MUSLIM and Jewish communities in Scotland have hit out at a campaign set up by vets which calls for all animals to be stunned before slaughter to avert suffering.

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Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

| 16/08/2014 | Reply
Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

The country plans to massively increase its halal food exports to Muslim countries in Southeast Asia, as well to the Middle East, and focus on Halal tourism.

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UAE: Islamic economy chief calls on banks to help SMEs

| 15/08/2014 | Reply
UAE: Islamic economy chief calls on banks to help SMEs

UAE politicians have been counting on small businesses to play a key role in the development of the Emirates’ economy.

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Malaysian delegation visits Ningxia for Halal business

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Malaysian delegation visits Ningxia for Halal business

The delegation brought business opportunities for Ningxia to export halal products to the Muslim world and signed two cooperation agreements.

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Opinion: Halal is a way of life and it should be presented as such

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal is a way of life and it should be presented as such

Marketing manager of the meat manufacturers OVAKO in Bosnia and Herzogovenia talks about the halal food market in BiH and the region.

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UK: Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter

Halal Authority Board’s response to the BVA president Robin Hargreaves’ appeals to UK party leaders to end non-stun slaughter.

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Pakistan: Halal Food Authority Draft To Be Tabled Soon

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Food Authority Draft To Be Tabled Soon

This will greatly resolve the issue of certification of Pakistani Halal food and provide a new impetus to Pakistan’s Halal sector for potential export.

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Iran: Major Iranian food products receive Halal Food Standard label

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Iran: Major Iranian food products receive Halal Food Standard label

While obtaining the Halal Food Standard is still not obligatory in Iran yet, it is granted to Iranian products as a promotion measure.

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UAE: How to Apply for an Islamic Economy Award

| 12/08/2014 | Reply
UAE: How to Apply for an Islamic Economy Award

The Award is divided into eight key Islamic economy categories, including food, health, hospitality & tourism, SME Development and Islamic Arts.

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Japan Halal Summit 2014 paves the way for Halal in Japan

| 11/08/2014 | Reply
Japan Halal Summit 2014 paves the way for Halal in Japan

The Japan Halal Summit served as a first step to present accurate halal information to Japanese companies and government organizations.

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