Category: Halal Integrity

Opinion: What are the barriers to growth in the halal industry?

| 10/09/2018 | Reply
Opinion: What are the barriers to growth in the halal industry?

The intention is to provide transparency and reliability, whilst aiming to boost the sector’s presence in the international market, in turn benefiting producers worldwide.

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Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

| 03/09/2018 | Reply
Philippines: DOST-supported Halal center building set to open

If you were a food manufacturer, you would be crazy to not put your mind and wallet in the consistently ballooning trade of halal foods across the world.

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Saudi grand mufti praises MWL’s control of halal meat imports

| 03/09/2018 | Reply
Saudi grand mufti praises MWL’s control of halal meat imports

A royal decree gave the MWL sole responsibly for issuing halal certificates, in recognition of its international-relations expertise in coordinating and cooperating with local and international bodies.

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Malaysia: Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

| 27/08/2018 | Reply
Malaysia:  Jakim expects 10pct increase in halal exports

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is expecting an increase of 10 per cent in halal exports this year from RM45 billion in 2017.

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UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

| 24/08/2018 | Reply
UK: Government urged to clarify slaughter policy

The BVA is calling on the Government to urgently clarify whether UK lamb exported under a new trade deal with Saudi Arabia will be stunned before slaughter.

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Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

| 23/08/2018 | Reply
Halal certification keeps Japan linked to Southeast Asian supply chains

Two of Japan’s biggest transport companies, Nippon Express and Yusen Logistics, have taken a step toward growing their business in Southeast Asia by gaining Halal certification for shipping goods in compliance with Islamic law.

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Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
Singapore: Pharma Forum – Sales & Marketing Innovation

HALAL will be one of the main discussion points as the pharma industry is slowly moving towards providing the wide public with HALAL certified pharmaceuticals.

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BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

| 21/08/2018 | Reply
BioCell Collagen® Offers Scientific Session at Vitafoods Singapore

BioCell Collagen® is available in a Halal version certified to Malaysian Standard 1500 (MS 1500) by the Halal Quality Control/ Halal Certification Germany.

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UAE, Indonesia target $5.5bn trade boost after halal deal

| 15/08/2018 | Reply
UAE, Indonesia target $5.5bn trade boost after halal deal

The UAE and Indonesia are targeting a significant increase in bilateral trade to $5.5 billion after signing an agreement to harmonise standards for halal products.

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UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

| 11/08/2018 | Reply
UAE provides technical support to the Philippines to unify the Halal industry

The UAE, supports the Halal products sector in Republic of the Philippines, through technical cooperation and exchange of experiences.

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UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Factory food? Not for this farming family.

Willowbrook Farm has gained celebrity status among Muslims in the UK, where the halal market is dominated by mass-produced meat to feed mounting demand.

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Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Muslim World League gives update on halal certification work in Saudi Arabia

The MWL confirmed its continuing commitment to applying the highest standards, pointing out that it recently suspended several abattoirs and slaughter companies around the world.

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UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

| 30/07/2018 | Reply
UAE’s recognition of Indonesia’s National Accreditation Committee halal certificates

Under the MoU, ESMA will recognise halal certificates issued by KAN and products certified by certification bodies accredited KAN, based on UAE halal requirements set by ESMA.

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UK: County leader seeks halal ban meeting with Lancashire Council of Mosques

| 26/07/2018 | Reply
UK: County leader seeks halal ban meeting with Lancashire Council of Mosques

Currently 9,000 Muslim pupils in Blackburn, Nelson, Burnley, Rawtenstall, Hyndburn and Preston are set to boycott all school meals when they return to class in September.

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Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

| 23/07/2018 | Reply
Islamic countries may soon require ‘Halal’ certification

Philippine exporters to certain Islamic countries may need to strengthen their certification protocols, as Middle Eastern states are reportedly planning to require Halal labeling.

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UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

| 17/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire bans non-stunned halal meat from council-supplied school meals

A council has banned meat from animals that have not been stunned from council-supplied school meals, prompting accusations of Islamophobia and antisemitism.

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UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

| 05/07/2018 | Reply
UK: Lancashire County Council to make decision on Halal meat in schools

Lancashire County Council currently provides both stunned and un-stunned halal meat in 27 schools where there is the demand for it from the Muslim community.

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UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

| 31/05/2018 | Reply
UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

By Jack Davies, Editor, Poultry World The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has rejected a claim made against poultry supplier Winterton Brothers that its pre-stunned chicken could not be called “100% halal”. The firm advertises itself as a family-run business specialising in supplying halal poultrymeat, and its website prominently advertises that it offers “original 100% halal”, […]

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EU top court upholds Belgian limits on halal slaughter

| 29/05/2018 | Reply
EU top court upholds Belgian limits on halal slaughter

Europe’s top court on Tuesday said halal slaughter is only allowed in licensed slaughterhouses.

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Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

| 28/05/2018 | Reply
Indonesia: Non-food products tap into huge Muslim market in Halal boom

Indonesia’s growing Muslim consumer base has inspired companies to promote the halal label in their products, even if the brands sell non-food products.

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