Category: Halal Integrity

UAE: Dubai on track for ‘Capital of Islamic Economy’

| 22/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai on track for ‘Capital of Islamic Economy’

DIEDC is expected to appreciably advance the Emirate’s seven-pillared strategy to establish itself the capital of the Islamic economy within the given time-frame.

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UAE: New international centre for Halal food and products to open

| 21/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: New international centre for Halal food and products to open

Experts will travel overseas to monitor the factories, farms, carry out the auditing, how it is processed, and to ensure that the final products are Halal compliant before export.

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Kuwait: 3rd Gulf Conference on the Halal Industry and its Services

| 19/04/2014 | Reply
Kuwait: 3rd Gulf Conference on the Halal Industry and its Services

The title “Developments in the Halal Industry” covers developments in the Halal industry and Halal-related affairs from an Islamic legal and health perspective.

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Opinion: Is Self-certification an Abuse of the Term ‘Halal’?

| 17/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion:  Is Self-certification an Abuse of the Term ‘Halal’?

Many products have the word Arabic ‘halal’ emblazoned across the packaging but with no mention of the certification body which has accredited the products as halal.

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Malaysia: Pledge to fill 80 percent gap in global halal food supply

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  Pledge to fill 80 percent gap in global halal food supply

Those who attended the conference recognised the scope of food security issues, and pledged a united and integrated appraisal of these issues.

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Malaysia: Halal expo bolsters Malaysia’s status as gateway to Muslim market

| 12/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal expo bolsters Malaysia’s status as gateway to Muslim market

The ready availability of Halal products which are produced for export in the country makes it a prime tourist destination for Muslims from other parts of the world.

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Malaysia: HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia:  HDC Signs Agreement With Kumamoto City Of Japan

HDC today signed a memorandum of agreement with Kumamoto City of Japan and A-Commerce to develop halal industries in both countries.

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UAE: ICD and Emirates Future sign MoU on halal food industry

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: ICD and Emirates Future sign MoU on halal food industry

ICD and EF would like to establish a strategic partnership in order to strengthen the system of food security in the Islamic World and developing the halal food industry in the world.

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Malaysia To Take The Lead In Standardising Halal Certification For Muslim Countries

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia To Take The Lead In Standardising Halal Certification For Muslim Countries

Chief Executive Officer Datuk Seri Jamil Bidin said the issue was now being discussed at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) level.

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UK: Poor Stunning Extremely Rare in UK Slaughterhouses

| 08/04/2014 | Reply
UK: Poor Stunning Extremely Rare in UK Slaughterhouses

“Animals in British slaughterhouses are correctly stunned before slaughter, according to official figures released by the Government.” Two sides of the story……

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Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

| 07/04/2014 | 1 Reply
Japan: Halal certified skin care Made in Japan

MYYUKI Company Limited has gained Halal certification from JAKIM via Japan Halal Association (Osaka, Japan) for their BLACK PAINT Skin Care’s manufacturing factory and products.

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UAE: RAK offers UAE gateway for Malaysian halal food

| 07/04/2014 | Reply
UAE: RAK offers UAE gateway for Malaysian halal food

The Ras Al-Khaimah (RAK) Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers ample business environment for Malaysian companies who are actively looking at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a gateway.

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Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

| 06/04/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Hunt For Halal

With a trillion dollar opportunity available, as nations aspire to become global hubs for the Islamic economy, the Halal industry is not to be ignored.

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Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 set in conjunction with World Halal Week

| 02/04/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: MIHAS 2014 set in conjunction with World Halal Week

The World Halal Week 2014 will run from April 9 to 12 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) with the theme “Energizing halal business growth.’’

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New Zealand: more Halal meat for the world

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
New Zealand: more Halal meat for the world

If a big Muslim country wanted “a huge amount” of meat, audited right back to the paddock, then it could happen. New Zealand has been exporting halal meat since the 1970s.

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UK: Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

| 01/04/2014 | Reply
UK:  Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says David Cameron

He promised that the government would “keep on challenging the intolerant view of Muslims that exists in some parts of our country”.

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World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
World Halal Food Council sees Italy as potential Halal hub

The message was delivered by WHFC at an event organized by the Italian section of the Halal International Authority (HIA) recently held in Rome.

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China aims to change perceptions of halal

| 31/03/2014 | Reply
China aims to change perceptions of halal

China has yet to develop a standardized accreditation process. Currently, local ethnic affairs commissions handle certification in accordance with provincial and regional regulations.

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Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
Indonesia: Religious minister: Govt to issue halal certification

Religious Affairs Minister Suryadharma Ali insists the government should issue halal certification instead of the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI).

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UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

| 28/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Lancashire Council of Mosques produce own ‘Halal certificate’ for schools

The LCM has produced it’s own certificate for schools to display. The LCM Halal Sub group says the certificate is free.

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