Category: Halal Integrity

Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

| 09/03/2015 | Reply
Malaysian Investors, SMEs Urged To Tap Philippine Halal Market

Malaysian investors and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have export capability have been invited to explore the untapped Halal market in the Philippines.

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Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

| 07/03/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Food Regulatory Body to be Constituted

A federal minister informed the National Assembly that the bill for the proposed authority is ready and will be presented before the house for voting soon.

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Indonesia: International Training on MUI Halal Assurance System 2015

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
Indonesia:  International Training on MUI Halal Assurance System 2015

In order to get or renew a halal certificate from MUI, their halal registered companies must fulfill the minimum score of implementation of HAS.

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Philippines: Mindanao seen as production base for halal products

| 05/03/2015 | Reply
Philippines:  Mindanao seen as production base for halal products

Mindanao could become a major production base for export-quality halal products once the proposed “Philippine Halal Act of 2015” is eventually passed.

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Pakistan: PHDA to hold ‘Halal conference & exhibition’

| 05/03/2015 | 1 Reply
Pakistan: PHDA to hold ‘Halal conference & exhibition’

“We’re educating the stakeholders about the potential of Halal products business available in Pakistan which can play a vital role in promotion of the Halal Industry around the globe.”

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Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

| 03/03/2015 | Reply
Dubai Industrial City forms strategic partnership with ESMA to promote Halal label

Tie-up aims to promote and educate manufacturing firms in the UAE about the Halal brand.

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Spain: First Halal International Congress

| 03/03/2015 | Reply
Spain: First Halal International Congress

The importance of standardization is due to the increasing interest in Halal products and services at worldwide.

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Norway warns companies against improper halal labelling and cross contamination

| 03/03/2015 | Reply
Norway warns companies against improper halal labelling and cross contamination

The Norwegian FSA said some companies risked losing their credibility after an annual audit found 12 of 40 businesses had “dishonestly” labelled their products as halal.

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UK: Government will not end non-stun slaughter despite pressure

| 26/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Government will not end non-stun slaughter despite pressure

According to the Government’s Food Standards Agency, the large majority of halal does come from animals which have been stunned.

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Pakistan: Over 90 percent of people consume non-Halal products

| 25/02/2015 | Reply
Pakistan: Over 90 percent of people consume non-Halal products

The federal government should immediately establish The Halal Development Authority to evade such incidents and to boost up Halal trade.

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Japan’s halal food funds meet strong investor interest

| 25/02/2015 | Reply
Japan’s halal food funds meet strong investor interest

Japan, a country that is currently pursuing a foray into the global halal industry, is experiencing strong interest for the country’s first-ever halal fund.

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UK: MPs cite “overwhelming” public support in debate on non-stun animal slaughter

| 25/02/2015 | Reply
UK: MPs cite “overwhelming” public support in debate on non-stun animal slaughter

The Government’s response to the petition stated that “there would be no ban on religious slaughter in the UK.” MPs voted simply to state that they had “considered the petition.”

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UK: Public overwhelmingly want end to religious slaughter

| 24/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Public overwhelmingly want end to religious slaughter

The latest parliamentary debate on the future of shechita has seen MPs put forward robust defences of kosher and halal religious slaughtering practises.

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Opinion: Halal turning to haram

| 24/02/2015 | Reply
Opinion:  Halal turning to haram

It may not be well understood that something that is ‘halal’ may become haram at the various streams in the food supply chain.

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UK: Animal welfare lobby accused of ‘wild-eyed obsession’ with religious slaughter

| 23/02/2015 | Reply
UK: Animal welfare lobby accused of ‘wild-eyed obsession’ with religious slaughter

Jewish and Muslim leaders accuse animal welfare lobbyists of campaigning against the non-stun religious slaughter of animals to the exclusion of almost all other welfare issues.

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UK: War of petitions over Halal meat in the UK

| 22/02/2015 | Reply
UK: War of petitions over Halal meat in the UK

The Muslim community in the UK has launched a campaign against active attempts to halt halal animal slaughter in the country.

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Lack of certifying body sets back Philippine halal products

| 21/02/2015 | Reply
Lack of certifying body sets back Philippine halal products

WITHOUT a certifying body accredited by foreign markets, Philippine halal products cannot penetrate more lucrative markets.

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Australia: Rows over Halal and terrorism linkage

| 13/02/2015 | Reply
Australia: Rows over Halal and terrorism linkage

A defamation case unfolding in the New South Wales Supreme Court is set to bring Australia’s halal-food industry — or, more so, the anti-halal movement — into the limelight.

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Australia: Anti-halal campaigner sued over claims Islamic certification supports terrorism

| 11/02/2015 | Reply
Australia: Anti-halal campaigner sued over claims Islamic certification supports terrorism

Mohammed El-Mouelhy, the head of one of Australia’s largest certifiers, Halal Certification Authority, began proceedings in the New South Wales supreme court last month.

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USA: Federal Court Delays Both Trials in Iowa ‘Halal’ Beef Export Case

| 11/02/2015 | Reply
USA: Federal Court Delays Both Trials in Iowa ‘Halal’ Beef Export Case

The two trials are being delayed as government and defense attorneys agree trial preparation is too complex to move quickly.

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