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UK: EBLEX Research Project Investigates Mutton Quality

| 26/07/2011 | Reply
UK: EBLEX Research Project Investigates Mutton Quality

EBLEX, working together with the University of Bristol and the organisation for beef and sheep levy payers, hopes to be able to identify clear practices that will allow producers and processors to offer a more consistent eating experience for mutton.

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Malaysia: Malt Soft Drinks Halal For Muslims, Says National Fatwa Council

| 26/07/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Malt Soft Drinks Halal For Muslims, Says National Fatwa Council

The National Fatwa Council in Malaysia has ruled that malt soft drinks like Barbican are allowed to be consumed by Muslims.

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Turkey: Arabs fuel tourism boom for Turkey

| 26/07/2011 | Reply
Turkey: Arabs fuel tourism boom for Turkey

The Arab spring is fuelling a Turkish summer as Saudis, Kuwaitis and other tourists from the Gulf states who would have previously spent summers in Syria or Egypt look further north.

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Opinion: Halal Meat and Science

| 23/07/2011 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Meat and Science

Halal or ‘Dhabiha’ meat is the meat derived after slaughtering the animal in accordance with Islamic way. But very little is written on the benefits of Dhabiha meat’s health benefits.

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China: Large Halal fair opens in NW China

| 23/07/2011 | Reply
China: Large Halal fair opens in NW China

The four-day event in the provincial capital of Xining attracts more than 3,000 business people from 29 domestic provinces and autonomous regions and 28 foreign countries, according to the provincial governor Luo Huining.

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Malaysia: HDC to Organise Halal Exhibition And Seminar

| 20/07/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC to Organise Halal Exhibition And Seminar

The Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) will be organising the Halal Transformation Programme (HTP) at the end of this month. The event highlights sectors like the economy, education and edutainment in the halal industry, with a exhibition of more than 100 booths and a one-day seminar on “Halal Entrepreneurship Transformation Programme”.

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Oman: A’Saffa Foods sets up its own specially branded restaurant outlet

| 17/07/2011 | Reply
Oman: A’Saffa Foods sets up its own specially branded restaurant outlet

This year the company has decided to establish its own “A’Saffa Restaurant” on the site of the Khareef Festival ground providing tasty, healthy and 100 per cent pure Halal snacks at great value prices.

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UAE: Pakistan pursuing ‘economic diplomacy’ to boost economy and trade with UAE

| 17/07/2011 | Reply
UAE: Pakistan pursuing ‘economic diplomacy’ to boost economy and trade with UAE

ABU DHABI — Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UAE Jamil Ahmed Khan has emphasised the need for pursuing economic diplomacy to benefit from the international opportunities available to Pakistan in the field of economy and trade. In the field of trade, he said that Pakistan can supply fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products and Halal meat to the Gulf region and beyond.

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Brunei: Sarawak-Brunei ties on track

| 17/07/2011 | Reply
Brunei: Sarawak-Brunei ties on track

Cooperation between Sarawak and Brunei in five key areas – energy, agriculture, telecommunications, manpower exchange and tourism – is expected to increase following the visit of a state delegation there on Friday.

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Taiwan: Local restaurants obtain Halal certification

| 16/07/2011 | Reply
Taiwan: Local restaurants obtain Halal certification

Fourteen local restaurants obtained Halal certification Friday, the first time Taiwan issued such certification in an effort to attract Islamic tourists worldwide.

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USA: Halal not just for Muslims anymore

| 15/07/2011 | Reply
USA: Halal not just for Muslims anymore

The Halal industry is where kosher was in the early 1950s before there was any kind of national certification process and when much of what was available was produced only on a local or regional basis.

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50 Leading Business Schools of the OIC Show Growing Local Talent Base

| 13/07/2011 | Reply
50 Leading Business Schools of the OIC Show Growing Local Talent Base

DinarStandard™, a specialized market research and business media firm, released a listing of 50 Leading Business Schools of the OIC (Organization of the Islamic Conference) member countries. The listing showcases how OIC based Business Schools are giving leading regional employers access to top talent.

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Malaysia: Malaysia will double EU trade in ten years – trade minister

| 13/07/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: Malaysia will double EU trade in ten years – trade minister

After the failure to reach a EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Malaysia is entering serious negotiations with the European Commission for a bilateral agreement. An interview with the Asian country’s International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed.

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Opinion: Could religion be used to address environmental issues?

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
Opinion: Could religion be used to address environmental issues?

Religion and the environment may at first seem to be two mutually exclusive phenomena; but looking at the history of the religion, as well as the way people govern their lives, just might provide a much-needed solution.

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UK: EDL protest at Simonstone home of Euro MP Sajjad Karim

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
UK: EDL protest at Simonstone home of Euro MP Sajjad Karim

A BURNLEY Euro-MP and his family were left terrified last weekend after a group of protesters from the English Defence League targeted his Simonstone home. Mr Karim has also been sent offensive emails over his stance on halal and kosher meat.

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Indonesia to issue import permits for 180,000 cattle

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
Indonesia to issue import permits for 180,000 cattle

”We will improve all of our abattoirs,” said Indonesia’s Co-ordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Hatta Rajasa at a joint press conference with Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd yesterday. ”We, of course, would welcome the use of new devices that meet the halal standard.

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Bangladesh gets go-ahead to export halal food

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
Bangladesh gets go-ahead to export halal food

Bangladesh will soon start exporting halal food after Malaysia’s Department of Islamic Development approved the Islamic Foundation Bangladesh (IFB) as a halal certification body, a business leader said on Saturday.

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India: Halal market is a rage now

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
India: Halal market is a rage now

India is home to more than 175 million Muslims and has the third-largest community of Muslim consumers in the world after Indonesia and Pakistan. But its market in regard to the choices of Halal-endorsed products among mainstream brands is still highly untapped.

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USA: Saffron Road™ Celebrates One Year

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
USA: Saffron Road™ Celebrates One Year

Adnan Durrani, CEO of American Halal Co., said, “Our niche is not bound to just one category—ethnic, halal or all-natural, but transcends several dietary needs, making way for a more premium choice for consumers with sophisticated and unique tastes.”

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USA: Enzymotec’s SharpPS® Halal Certified

| 09/07/2011 | Reply
USA: Enzymotec’s SharpPS® Halal Certified

Enzymotec’s SharpPS® (phosphatidylserine) line of cognitive products used in dietary supplements is now certified by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA) as Halal.

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