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Category: Halal Integrity

Malaysia: 9 out of 10 SMEs do not have halal certification

| 02/08/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: 9 out of 10 SMEs do not have halal certification

One of the reasons was the fact that most entrepreneurs were running their businesses in a traditional manner, and had the perception that they did not need to obtain halal certification.

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Nigeria: Government urged to legislate halal consumer rights

| 02/08/2019 | Reply
Nigeria: Government urged to legislate halal consumer rights

The Halal Certification Authority (HCA) has urged the Federal Government to emulate developed countries who provide their Muslim citizens with Halal certified products.

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Bahrain in talks with Indonesia to set up halal certification body

| 01/08/2019 | Reply
Bahrain in talks with Indonesia to set up halal certification body

The move follows Saudi’s new rule that food imports into the kingdom require halal certification as well as other product-relevant papers.

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Saudi Arabia inspects Ukrainian chicken producers

| 31/07/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia inspects Ukrainian chicken producers

The mission inspected domestic producers of poultry meat and products from it, which were approved for export of these products.

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Malaysia: Halal gelatine, the missing dimension in the halal market

| 27/07/2019 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal gelatine, the missing dimension in the halal market

Without a home-grown, halal gelatine plant, Muslim leaders have very little to shout about as far as halal food certification and pharmaceutical products are concerned.

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Malaysia launches Muslim-friendly hotel recognition

| 25/07/2019 | Reply
Malaysia launches Muslim-friendly hotel recognition

There are three levels of accreditation; platinum, gold and silver, based on the level of compliance to the standards that have been set.

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Indonesia trudges on with mandatory Halal certification rule

| 19/07/2019 | Reply
Indonesia trudges on with mandatory Halal certification rule

Companies who wish to enter the Indonesian, and indeed to some extent the global, halal market, would be wise to pay close attention to future updates regarding the halal law.

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UK: George Eustice and AIMS clash in debate around religious slaughter

| 18/07/2019 | Reply
UK: George Eustice and AIMS clash in debate around religious slaughter

Former Agriculture Minister, George Eustice, requested the right of response to views expressed by AIMS (Association of Independent Meat Suppliers) on stunning immediately after the cut.

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UK: Halal Guys see sales drop following UberEats delisting

| 18/07/2019 | Reply
UK: Halal Guys see sales drop following UberEats delisting

Until recently the food delivery service has allowed new operators awaiting an inspection to be listed on the platform.

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CIS countries keen to tap Malaysia’s expertise in halal products

| 12/07/2019 | Reply
CIS countries keen to tap Malaysia’s expertise in halal products

Businesses from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) which represents former Soviet Union’s countries, are keen to tap into Malaysia’s expertise in the halal market.

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Interview: Will new halal B2B online marketplace OneAgrix succeed where DagangHalal, Zilzar failed?

| 12/07/2019 | Reply
Interview: Will new halal B2B online marketplace OneAgrix succeed where DagangHalal, Zilzar failed?

OneAgrix is now pouncing on what it believes is a big market gap to serve the cross-border trade of halal products.

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Spain: The Halal Institute delves into Central America and the Caribbean

| 12/07/2019 | Reply
Spain: The Halal Institute delves into Central America and the Caribbean

The region, whose growth is expected to be around 3.4% in 2020, has great potential in the agri-food sector, with high-quality products that are highly valued internationally.

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UK: AIMS responds to former Defra minster Eustice’s U-turn on religious slaughter

| 11/07/2019 | Reply
UK: AIMS responds to former Defra minster Eustice’s U-turn on religious slaughter

George Eustice, now believes that stunning immediately after the cut in religious slaughter should be encouraged to mitigate the adverse effects of slaughter without stunning.

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UK: HFA held its 5th Halal Industry Conference in London

| 04/07/2019 | Reply
UK: HFA held its 5th Halal Industry Conference in London

HFA celebrated its 25-year anniversary by holding another high profile and well supported 5th Annual HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2019, which was held at Hilton Kensington London.

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Trace Labs Launches OneAgrix Blockchain Project To Track Halal Products

| 03/07/2019 | Reply
Trace Labs Launches OneAgrix Blockchain Project To Track Halal Products

Diana Sabrain, the founder of OneAgrix, is revealing that OneAgrix has partnered with Trace Labs, a Hong Kong tech startup, which is offering the OriginTrail protocol power the Blockchain project.

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UK is being left behind by other developed nations when it comes to legislation on religious slaughter

| 03/07/2019 | Reply
UK is being left behind by other developed nations when it comes to legislation on religious slaughter

Former Defra minister, George Eustice MP writes on his Westminster Hall debate on the religious slaughter of farm animals.

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New halal blockchain traceability tool touted as a supply chain ‘gamechanger’

| 02/07/2019 | Reply
New halal blockchain traceability tool touted as a supply chain ‘gamechanger’

An online halal agrifood marketplace with a focus on blockchain food traceability, is poised to bring added traceability benefits to the halal economy.

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Saudi ‘Halal’ Nightclub Tests Societal Limits for Reforms

| 22/06/2019 | Reply
Saudi ‘Halal’ Nightclub Tests Societal Limits for Reforms

The roller-coaster of approval and disapproval did not come as a surprise to people familiar with the implementation of Vision 2030.

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Saudi Arabia: Was the ‘halal disco’ in Jeddah shut down?

| 14/06/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Was the ‘halal disco’ in Jeddah shut down?

Sources confirmed the lounge was ordered to close just an hour before Ne-Yo was set to appear, and that it wasn’t a matter of licensing.

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