Category: Halal Integrity

Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

| 11/08/2016 | Reply
Halal food certification proving a problem in Japan

Some Japanese producers operating within the country worry that the proliferation of certification bodies is a potential problem, and which are actually authorised.

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PHDA registered as national Halal certification body for Pakistan

| 06/08/2016 | Reply
PHDA registered as national Halal certification body for Pakistan

After an audit by Jakim Malaysia, the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) is now registered as a recognised national Halal certification body for Pakistan

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Taiwan: Taichung firms told how to get halal certification

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
Taiwan: Taichung firms told how to get halal certification

The committee held a conference to brief interested firms in Taichung on how to get halal certification and explore the international Muslim market.

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Indonesia joins Malaysian halal e-commerce business

| 03/08/2016 | Reply
Indonesia joins Malaysian halal e-commerce business

The portal serves not as an online store to sell products but rather as a catalogue that lists halal products available for sale.

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UK: Changes to assurance standards impact halal poultry meat

| 30/07/2016 | Reply
UK: Changes to assurance standards impact halal poultry meat

It would appear that permissible killing methods used in an RSPCA approved abattoir may not comply with the requirements of Islamic law.

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Dubai Accreditation Department launches new service

| 30/07/2016 | Reply
Dubai Accreditation Department launches new service

The service in laboratories will be part of the services provided by the department, including accreditation, granting of certificates, and inspection of halal food.

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Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

| 28/07/2016 | Reply
Japan: International Islamic Halal Organization Japan inauguration

IIHO Japan has been launched on Tuesday, July 27 as a Halal Certifying body recognized by IIHO Saudi Arabia as a chapter organization in Japan.

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UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

| 27/07/2016 | Reply
UAE: Market for Indian ‘halal’ products rising in Gulf

With the largest chunk of overseas Indian population living in the Gulf countries, the market potential for ‘halal’-certified products from India in this region continues to grow.

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Brunei: Protect local interests as we promote Brunei Halal brand

| 27/07/2016 | Reply
Brunei: Protect local interests as we promote Brunei Halal brand

It is now a recognised brand because of its stringent procedures and processes for obtaining the Halal certification, giving high confidence to Muslim consumers.

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UK: Mondelez announces their products may contain porcine gelatine

| 22/07/2016 | 2 Replies
UK: Mondelez announces their products may contain porcine gelatine

Mondelez International is changing the way it sources the gelatine it uses in its candy products to secure flexibility of supply. Currently all products containing gelatine use bovine gelatine.

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UK: Sheep processing film puts consumers in the picture

| 09/07/2016 | Reply
UK: Sheep processing film puts consumers in the picture

A film illustrating methods of sheep slaughter has been produced by AHDB Beef & Lamb to address a misunderstandings and to dispel myths around the practice.

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UK: Arbitration on mechanical slaughter

| 01/07/2016 | Reply
UK: Arbitration on mechanical slaughter

The Muslim Arbitration Tribunal has confirmed that the arbitration hearing will take place 12pm on Saturday 16th July 2016.

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Malaysia and IDB to strengthen collaboration

| 23/06/2016 | Reply
Malaysia and IDB to strengthen collaboration

Malaysia and IDB could explore the development of joint-capacity development of a halal ecosystem in IDB member countries.

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Dubai Chamber of Commerce to hold cosmetics certification roundtable in Accra

| 20/06/2016 | 2 Replies
Dubai Chamber of Commerce to hold cosmetics certification roundtable in Accra

They enlightened Ghana’s largest exporters of raw agro material on the processes they would need to use to be able to export their products to Dubai.

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IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

| 18/06/2016 | Reply
IDB promises to support Kyrgyzstan’s halal industry

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is interested in a project to introduce a new halal certification system in Kyrgyzstan, the Economy Ministry of Kyrgyzstan said.

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Nestlé rides on Malaysia’s Halal drive

| 18/06/2016 | Reply
Nestlé rides on Malaysia’s Halal drive

Nestlé, the no.1 food company in the world, has benefited from Malaysia’s stategic push to become a major Halal hub.

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Report: Addressing the halal ingredients opportunity

| 15/06/2016 | Reply
Report: Addressing the halal ingredients opportunity

Muslim consumers may be unintentionally consuming significant quantities of “hidden” haram ingredients in food products thanks to complex supply chains, according to a new report.

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Indonesia: Industry Players Demand Transparency in Halal Certification Regulation Drafting

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Industry Players Demand Transparency in Halal Certification Regulation Drafting

It stipulates that any products brought into Indonesia, distributed and traded in the country must be given Halal certification.

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Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Dairy ethical label market can grow by $4.6bn says Euromonitor

There is a growing movement towards sustainability, social responsibility and transparency on labels, says global market research company Euromonitor International with Halal on the top of the list.

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Brunei: Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

| 11/06/2016 | Reply
Brunei:  Japanese businesses advised to adopt Brunei Halal standards

THE increasing number of Muslim travellers visiting Japan annually and the high standard of Brunei’s Halal certification presents investment opportunities for businessmen from both countries.

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