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Category: Halal Integrity

Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Qatar to headquarter Halal Certification Authority office

ICCIA in Jeddah selected Qatar to be the headquarters of a pan-Islamic authority which will be responsible for issuing Halal certifications.

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UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal certified vitamin range for UK Muslims

London Based Nature’s Well Labs Launches First “HMC Halal Certified” Vitamin Range for UK Muslims.

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Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

| 06/04/2016 | Reply
Philippines exporters make record $110m from Gulfood

Products already have Halal certification but for next year they will need to look at facilitation and processing of licensing requirements for the national Dubai Halal mark.

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Canada: Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

| 05/04/2016 | Reply
Canada:  Halal labelling rules kick in today, but certifying organizations remain unregulated

New CFIA rules require halal label include name of organization or individual who certified the product.

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Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

Jakim who has positioned itself as an international Halal expert and authority may not be seen as the only international compliance regulatory framework on Halal.

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Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysian invention makes testing for porcine DNA risk-free

GeneStat, developed by a team from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), makes use of the HaFYS Porcine DNA Detection Assay system to detect traces of porcine DNA.

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Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s first global halal data pool

The world’s first Global Halal Data Pool offers massive trade opportunities for halal products and services providers, when it connects to the global data syncronisation network.

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Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

WHAD is collaborating with Yayasan Media Hebat to organise a Malaysia-Italy Halal Summit 2016, to be held in Italy in November this year.

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South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

This comes after the Department of Islamic affairs in Malaysia (JAKIM) delisted the Halal certifier, after they failed an external audit in November last year.

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Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

The organisations will cooperate through a MoU to establish the first ever Halal International Trade Centre in Kunming City of Yunnan Province, China.

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Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC and Nestlé Join Hands towards Greater Halal Commitment

MoU seeks to empower local SMEs to compete and create a stronger presence in the global Halal market, as well as to further promote Halal Malaysian products.

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Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia Remains Strong in the Halal Trade Industry despite Strong Economic Headwinds

An expected 1000 delegates converge at the 9th World Halal Conference entitled ‘Halal at the Forefront of Economic and Social change’

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UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

An abattoir whose former owner collapsed into administration following allegations of animal cruelty has been acquired by a family-owned former rival.

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Malaysia: Jakim’s Halal Certification Highly Regarded By International Community

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim’s Halal Certification Highly Regarded By International Community

A total of 54 certification bodies from 32 countries and four authorities from the OIC have managed to obtain Halal certification from Jakim.

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Indonesia: MUI urged to provide financial reports to public

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: MUI urged to provide financial reports to public

Although it is not a government body, the MUI receives funds from the state budget and from several ministries for programs.

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Malaysia: Seize the halal opportunity

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Seize the halal opportunity

Only 20% of global demand for halal product is met at the moment, and Malaysia — a leader in this segment — must capitalise fully on its expertise.

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South Africa: Jakim questions MJC compliance with international Halal standards

| 26/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: Jakim questions MJC compliance with international Halal standards

The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust has been delisted from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) after failing an external audit for the first time in 19 years.

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Swiss firms look to profit from halal market

| 25/03/2016 | Reply
Swiss firms look to profit from halal market

A number of big Swiss and European firms are already active in this market, such as Merck, Nespresso, Givaudan, Emmi, Firmenich, Stella, DSM and Lindt.

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Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

| 23/03/2016 | Reply
Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will take compliance and enforcement actions if the requirements are not met.

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UAE: DIAC discusses effort to make Dubai center of Islamic economy

| 17/03/2016 | Reply
UAE: DIAC discusses effort to make Dubai center of Islamic economy

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), a branch of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently released its important provisions and action plan.

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