Category: Halal Integrity

Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification Management System

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification Management System

Jakim, DagangHalal Introduce World’s First Halal Certification Management System for Halal certification bodies worldwide.

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South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea: aT leads in boosting halal food exports

The Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corp. (aT) has stepped up efforts to help increase outbound shipments of halal certified food products to Islamic countries.

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Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Research Council will provide services to promote Halal Industry in Nigeria

 By Matthew Amlot: CPI Financial Both the organisations will work together for the promotion of Halal industry as Halal Research council will facilitate the LCM consulting Nigeria limited in different aspects of Halal industry like Capacity Building, Research & Development, Shari’ah Advisory etc. As per agreement, LCM will promote the distance learning program of Halal […]

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Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
Plenty of room for halal market share in Japan

Japan’s growing interest in halal-related businesses has led the country to look to Malaysia as a gateway to access the over two billion Muslim market.

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EU: MEPs push for release of slaughter method labelling report

| 31/03/2015 | Reply
EU: MEPs push for release of slaughter method labelling report

Members of the European Parliament are calling on the European Commission to release a delayed report on method-of-slaughter labelling.

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Malaysia: Jakim reaffirms zero tolerance towards halal certification malpractices

| 30/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim reaffirms zero tolerance towards halal certification malpractices

Its director-general said this was because such malpractices would affect the integrity of the halal supply chain, and lead to bad reputation of Muslims and Islam as a whole.

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Australia PM Okay with Halal certification

| 30/03/2015 | Reply
Australia PM Okay with Halal certification

Tony Abbott is comfortable Australian companies are paying Islamic groups for halal certification, putting him at odds with two government MPs who want to curb the practice.

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Malaysia: Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2015

| 29/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2015

The two-day convention is themed ‘Halal Certification Bodies Enhance The Transformation Of The Global Halal Industry’.

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Ukrainian meat industry faces halal certification boom

| 28/03/2015 | Reply
Ukrainian meat industry faces halal certification boom

In the past eight months, 47 Ukraine companies have received halal certification, with the aim of targeting exports to the Middle East, said head of the Center of Halal Research and Certification in Ukraine ‘Alraid’ Larissa Polishchuk.

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Australia: Federal parliament asked to support an inquiry into Halal certification of food.

| 28/03/2015 | Reply
Australia: Federal parliament asked to support an inquiry into Halal certification of food.

Halal certification is likely to become more of an issue as Australia seeks to kick-start talks on a free trade deal with the Gulf states, as well as boost exports such as meat and processed foods to Southeast Asia.

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Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

| 27/03/2015 | Reply
Unveiling Key Topics and Speakers in World Halal Summit 2015

12th Malaysia International Halal Showcase (MIHAS), and six focused forums – is scheduled to be held from 30th March to 4th April 2015 at the KLCC in Malaysia.

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Spain: Are GMOs Halal?

| 26/03/2015 | Reply
Spain: Are GMOs Halal?

The first panel of the Congress “The International Standardization of Halal Market” has already revealed one of the fundamental issues regarding GMOs.

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WHS 2015 Opens up New Narrative for Halal Market Ecosystem

| 25/03/2015 | Reply
WHS 2015 Opens up New Narrative for Halal Market Ecosystem

The four specialist Forums at the World Halal Summit cover a wide range of topics for Certifiers, Business, Scholars and Academics. The full range of topics, speakers and panellists is available online; the short version is that there are over thirty sessions and over seventy speakers, panellists and moderators over the two and a half days from 1-3 April. They are also all sold-out.

Reviewing the session contents, there are several themes that are going to form an integral part of the on-going narrative of the Halal Ecosystem over the next five to ten years.

One of the key issues is accreditation.

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Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Food insecurity – From farmers to financiers

There is need to encourage countries to stop using food as a political football, a tool of foreign policy.

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Dubai Municipality to set up halal food programme

| 24/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai Municipality to set up halal food programme

The programme will help evaluate the efficiency of labs in testing halal food and beverage products, and will help support conformity assessment bodies.

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South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

| 23/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea Gov’t to issue ‘halal’ certificates to restaurants

The government plans to issue “halal” certificates to at least 140 restaurants nationwide, where Muslims can eat food without worrying about the ingredients.

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South Korea to Operate Designated Slaughterhouses for Halal Food

| 19/03/2015 | Reply
South Korea to Operate Designated Slaughterhouses for Halal Food

The head of South Korea’s food agency has announced that the country will run designated slaughterhouses for chickens and cattle based on halal standards.

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Pakistan: ICCBS-UoK, Thailand sign MRA on Halal research affairs

| 19/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: ICCBS-UoK, Thailand sign MRA on Halal research affairs

International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK), has signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) with two Thailand research institutions.

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Malaysia: HDC urges Halal producers to use Global Halal Support Centre

| 15/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC urges Halal producers to use Global Halal Support Centre

Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) has called on producers of halal products to use its expertise via Global Halal Support Centre, which is free.

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China: Mainland firms invited to join Brunei halal project

| 14/03/2015 | Reply
China: Mainland firms invited to join Brunei halal project

Brunei has invited Chinese mainland investors and enterprises to join a $300-million, halal-themed industry park in the Southeast Asian nation.

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