Category: Halal Integrity

Malaysia: Mydin Global link-up with Halal suppliers

| 12/12/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Mydin Global link-up with Halal suppliers

MYDIN Mohamed Holdings Sdn Bhd sealed its partnership with Global Halal Data Pool (GHDP) to improve the efficiency of its supply chain.

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German certification body obtains accreditation for Gulf Arab States

| 08/12/2016 | Reply
German certification body obtains accreditation for Gulf Arab States

The Gulf Cooperation Council Accreditation Center (GAC) has granted HALAL CONTROL the formal accreditation as a Halal certifier which they have registered with ESMA.

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Bosnian businesses go halal to serve Gulf visitors, eye exports

| 07/12/2016 | Reply
Bosnian businesses go halal to serve Gulf visitors, eye exports

Bosnian banks, food producers and hoteliers are adopting halal standards to tap a fast-growing market thanks to the country’s large Muslim population.

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UAE: IHAF explores collaboration in maintaining Halal assessment standards

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
UAE:  IHAF explores collaboration in maintaining Halal assessment standards

IHAF convened for its first General Assembly meeting in Dubai. This set in motion the official activation of the world’s first global Halal accreditation network.

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USA: ANSI Signs MoU Supporting New International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)

| 29/11/2016 | Reply
USA: ANSI Signs MoU Supporting New International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)

ANSI’s Reinaldo Figueiredo, senior program director, accreditation of product certification bodies represented ANSI, which signed the MoU along with other accreditation bodies.

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UK: HFA says it does not certify Nando’s after confusion

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
UK: HFA says it does not certify Nando’s after confusion

HFA does NOT certify any chicken supply for Nandos. Please exercise your own choice without any recourse to HFA’s approval.

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Brunei participates in Halal Expo Japan 2016

| 25/11/2016 | Reply
Brunei participates in Halal Expo Japan 2016

BRUNEI Darussalam recently participated in the Japan Halal Expo 2016 in Tokyo, and also held the Brunei Halal Business Seminar on the sidelines of the expo.

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Jakarta: Gov’t sets up Halal certification body but MUI gets to keep final say

| 21/11/2016 | Reply
Jakarta: Gov’t sets up Halal certification body but MUI gets to keep final say

The Religious Ministry in 2014 set up their own halal certification body, the Halal Products Guarantee Body (BPJPH).

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UAE: Albatha Group’s Star Juices, Amara and Glenda biscuits receive Halal Certification from ESMA

| 07/11/2016 | Reply
UAE: Albatha Group’s Star Juices, Amara and Glenda biscuits receive Halal Certification from ESMA

Halal National Mark definitely provides consumers the confidence that the products they consume are halal and is certified by an entity such as ESMA.

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UK: Halal Meat Sellers Committee signed MOU with HFA & Traditional Halal

| 07/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal Meat Sellers Committee signed MOU with HFA & Traditional Halal

Businesses in UK have been struggling immensely due to the global economic turmoil and we are facing serious shortage of trained butchers.

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Indonesia: The Halal-Haram Labelling Debate

| 03/11/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: The Halal-Haram Labelling Debate

The enactment of the Halal Product Guarantee law and the ensuing government regulations are bound to create myriad problems.

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UK: Traditional Halal launches a new Stun-Free certification mark and logo

| 02/11/2016 | Reply
UK: Traditional Halal launches a new Stun-Free certification mark and logo

Halal Food Authority (HFA) has taken the move to create a dedicated certification scheme and mark for their stun-free certified meat and poultry, namely Traditional Halal.

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UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

| 31/10/2016 | Reply
UK: The rise of the Muslim female entrepreneur

BBC Business News Business is often said to be a male-dominated world, and in the Muslim community – where female modesty is held at a premium – one might think that was doubly the case. However, a new crop of female Muslim entrepreneurs is defying this stereotype while cashing in on the rapidly growing market […]

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Halal industry players rights given attention by Malaysia Halal Council

| 31/10/2016 | Reply
Halal industry players rights given attention by Malaysia Halal Council

The council has been set up to develop the halal industry not only in the country but also at international level with Malaysia as an industry leader.

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USA: ArKay Halal whiskey made without alcohol goes on sale

| 26/10/2016 | 5 Replies
USA: ArKay Halal whiskey made without alcohol goes on sale

They are conformed to Halal guidelines and meet the ingredient requirements of both the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Economic Community.

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UAE: Muslims’ spending on F&B ranks first worldwide

| 26/10/2016 | Reply
UAE: Muslims’ spending on F&B ranks first worldwide

The Halal industry is set to reap the benefits given the right drivers are in place as the IHAF pushes the Halal standardisation agenda forward.

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UK: Does Halal meat mean ‘animals are dying in pain’?

| 26/10/2016 | Reply
UK: Does Halal meat mean ‘animals are dying in pain’?

British Muslims are divided over whether pre-slaughter stunning is a legitimate practice. But the study concluded that it is increasingly being considered forbidden.

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Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur to have one Halal certification

| 21/10/2016 | Reply
Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur to have one Halal certification

Indonesia and Malaysia are going to review their halal certifications that are currently different from each other and lead to inefficient export and import processes.

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Malaysia: First Global third party logistics to receive International Halal certification

| 21/10/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: First Global third party logistics to receive International Halal certification

This recognition is timely as Halal supply chain management is an emerging requirement for FMCG brands.

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