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UAE: Trend of Halal cosmetics consumption in the Middle East

| 19/11/2010 | Reply
UAE: Trend of Halal cosmetics consumption in the Middle East

In a luxury resort in Dubai, Emirati wait next to the bronze statue of the ancient Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, smile and wait for the routine treatment of their beauty every weekend. The resort is different from the others in which it uses some skin care products based on minerals and pork-free and alcohol-free materials.

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UK: Supermarket chain pledges CCTV in abattoirs to stamp out cruelty

| 19/11/2010 | Reply
UK: Supermarket chain pledges CCTV in abattoirs to stamp out cruelty

Secret footage shot inside a West Country slaughterhouse has reignited a row over abattoir cruelty, following a series of undercover films that have shed new light on the way animals are killed behind closed doors. These are not Halal slaughterhouses.

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Malaysia: Eleven 1MDS To Be Established In Iran Within Next Five Years – HDC

| 19/11/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: Eleven 1MDS To Be Established In Iran Within Next Five Years – HDC

Eleven 1Malaysia Departmental Store will be established in Iran within five years, to help Malaysian companies penetrate the country’s untapped market place.

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Brunei: Diversification still a challenge

| 19/11/2010 | Reply
Brunei: Diversification still a challenge

The with Brunei Halal Brand is in developing a new premium niche within halal as they see great potential in Brunei’s untarnished image in Shariah-compliant products and believe the name itself will help create additional premium value in muslim countries in the Middle East.

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Iran: The Report of the 5th Supreme Halal Council

| 19/11/2010 | Reply
Iran: The Report of the 5th Supreme Halal Council

The Fifth Supreme Halal Council was held with the presence of the members of this council in the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines (ICCIM). The agenda of this meeting was presenting the report of the adopting OIC Halal Food Standard.

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UK: New Report aims to Improve understanding of Halal Meat

| 19/11/2010 | Reply
UK:  New Report aims to Improve understanding of Halal Meat

The report, entitled ‘The halal meat market: Specialist supply chain structures and consumer purchase and consumption profiles in England’, will give an overview of the halal market and provide an insight into Muslim consumers’ attitudes to halal meat, using qualitative and quantitative research supported by extensive desk research.

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UK: WHF Europe Strengthens Int’l Alliance on Halal Accreditation

| 18/11/2010 | Reply
UK: WHF Europe Strengthens Int’l Alliance on Halal Accreditation

The International Halal Integrity Alliance (IHI), The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), The American Halal Association (AHA) and the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) signed an agreement to collaborate on issues relating to Halal Standards development and the formation of a network of national Halal Accreditation bodies to ensure Halal integrity throughout the supply chain at the recent WHF Europe in London.

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UK: Importance of Europe for the development of a global halal industry

| 18/11/2010 | Reply
UK: Importance of Europe for the development of a global halal industry

How is the European halal market developing? It was with this question in mind that an invitation was extended by the World Halal Forum Europe to a two day forum in London about the future of the European halal market.

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UK: MP’s Anger after they are secretly served Halal meat

| 18/11/2010 | Reply
UK: MP’s Anger after they are secretly served Halal meat

ANGRY MPs last night urged tougher laws on food labelling after discovering that Muslim halal meat has been secretly served in House of Commons restaurants.

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UK: Halal-row MPs in labelling call

| 18/11/2010 | Reply
UK: Halal-row MPs in labelling call

MPs are now calling for the Government to introduce legislation to make sure halal meat is properly labelled by restaurants, food wholesalers and supermarkets.

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Pakistan: Call for fostering awareness about halal products

| 16/11/2010 | Reply
Pakistan: Call for fostering awareness about halal products

A delegation from the Halal Industry Development Corporation in Malaysia apprised the Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan of the steps being undertaken by the HDC for the introduction of Hailal certified products in the country.

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UK: World Halal Forum Europe Deemed a Success by Speakers and Delegates

| 16/11/2010 | Reply
UK: World Halal Forum Europe Deemed a Success by Speakers and Delegates

The forum, UK’s first major halal industry event to date, was set amidst controversial debates on Halal currently taking place in the UK. It was timely as it offered a highly focused platform for industry players, decision makers, and scholars alike to gather under one roof to discuss and deliberate issues and opportunities unique to the European sector and draw their own resolutions.

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Malaysia: USM exports Halal collagen to China

| 14/11/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: USM exports Halal collagen to China

Research collaboration between Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Holista Colltech Limited will see Malaysia supplying 30 metric tons of halal collagen to China. The ovine (sheep) collagen has never been produced by any one else in the world.

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Japan: Islamic community lays down roots

| 14/11/2010 | Reply
Japan: Islamic community lays down roots

The Tokyo Camii & Turkish Culture Center in Shibuya Ward, notable for its Ottoman architecture and intricate Arabic reliefs, is one of the mosques located across the nation that serve a small but thriving Muslim community estimated to number around 110,000 to 120,000, including roughly 10,000 Japanese Muslims.

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Malaysia: Halal Certification Unit For All States

| 13/11/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Certification Unit For All States

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) will set up halal certification unit in all states to standardise halal certification nationwide.

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Halal-friendly travel emerges as new market sector

| 13/11/2010 | Reply
Halal-friendly travel emerges as new market sector

An increase in Halal travel could have a big economic impact in Europe. The 2010 World Travel Market Global Trends report by Euromonitor International says there are more than 400,000 millionaires in Middle East countries, with a combined worth of more than $1.9 trillion.

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UK: Inspectors swoop on Glasgow Halal butchers

| 09/11/2010 | Reply
UK: Inspectors swoop on Glasgow Halal butchers

Food safety officers have swooped on Glasgow’s halal butchers after claims they were selling cheap cuts of beef as lamb.

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USA: Goats Butt into US Livestock Picture

| 09/11/2010 | Reply
USA: Goats Butt into US Livestock Picture

Do you know what the fastest-growing segment of the livestock industry in America is? It’s a somewhat unusual one for a nation raised on beef and pork and chicken. The answer is…goats.

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UK: Halal products: bid to go mainstream

| 09/11/2010 | Reply
UK: Halal products: bid to go mainstream

A CONFERENCE on halal industry`s potential in Europe will open in London on Wednesday, 10th November, and the organisers have, in recent days, been urging Pakistani entrepreneurs to avail the new market opportunities by participating in it.

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The Mystique of Mainstream Middle Eastern Beauty

| 07/11/2010 | Reply
The Mystique of Mainstream Middle Eastern Beauty

According to Euromonitor International, Middle Eastern women are more often combining their religious views with consumerism, and this is a trend that has been reflected in advertising campaigns with models wearing the hijab, or head scarf. This is an excellent article on the growing Beauty Market in the Middle East, and Halal cosmetics are the new way forward in this sector.

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