Category: Halal Integrity

Opinion: World Halal Council Announces Gas Stunning Not Acceptable

| 13/09/2013 | 1 Reply
Opinion: World Halal Council Announces Gas Stunning Not Acceptable

WHC members, an umbrella body of Halal Certifiers worldwide, unanimously decided that gas stunning of animals before slaughtering is unacceptable as it is a non islamic and cruel way of killing animals.

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Opinion: Halal Logistics: Food Safety in Motion

| 12/09/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Halal Logistics: Food Safety in Motion

When it comes to halal compliance, halal logistics is as important as production. And just as profitable. It looks like halal food compliance is setting the benchmark for food safety.

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Pakistan: Pak share in Halal market remains insignificant

| 11/09/2013 | Reply
Pakistan:  Pak share in Halal market remains insignificant

Pakistan’s strength is a 100 percent halal production base, with over 170 million consumers in Pakistan and a direct access to a 470 million halal consumers in Central Asia, Middle East and Europe.

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Dubai: 3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit

| 11/09/2013 | Reply
Dubai: 3rd Global Halal Trade & Logistics Summit

Global Trade Development Week is being held on the 21-24 October 2013 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai, UAE. During it the 3rd Global Halal Trade and Logistics Summit will be held on the 22-23 October.

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EU: Poland’s top court asked to rule on kosher, halal ban

| 04/09/2013 | Reply
EU: Poland’s top court asked to rule on kosher, halal ban

Leaders of both religious minorities in overwhelmingly Catholic Poland argue the ban violates their constitutionally guaranteed religious freedoms.

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GCC-Singapore FTA comes into effect

| 02/09/2013 | Reply
GCC-Singapore FTA comes into effect

For the first time, the GCC countries have committed to recognise the Singapore MUIS Halal Standards (SMHS) as similar to and consistent with their domestic Halal Standards.

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UAE: Food colouring substance E120 is halal

| 31/08/2013 | Reply
UAE:  Food colouring substance E120 is halal

Concerns over the use of a type of food colouring in imported juices and sweets believed not to be halal have been clarified by Sharjah Municipality.

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Pakistan: Halal products certification laws to be finalised soon

| 31/08/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal products certification laws to be finalised soon

Draft laws on Halal product certification have been prepared by Halal Development Agency working under Justice Khalilur Rehman and will take another 20 to 30 days to get final shape.

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Australia: Halal Show Bags Campaign Announced

| 29/08/2013 | Reply
Australia: Halal Show Bags Campaign Announced

The bags, which state “Halal certification schemes fund mosques, madrassas and jihad,” are designed to generate discussion amongst Australian consumers.

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UK: Janan Meat gains BRC accreditation for sixth year

| 28/08/2013 | Reply
UK: Janan Meat gains BRC accreditation for sixth year

Dedicated halal meat slaughterhouse Janan Meat UK has been awarded British Retail Consortium (BRC) Grade A accreditation for the sixth year in a row.

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Pakistan: Need for Standard and legislation on Halal

| 25/08/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: Need for Standard and legislation on Halal

Pakistan is an emerging Halal food hub and this is the right time to capture the international halal products market worth US 3 trillion dollars by making the industry compliant with international standards and boosting up halal sector.

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Pakistan: LCCI conference on ‘Halal Food Export’ on September 9

| 22/08/2013 | Reply
Pakistan: LCCI conference on ‘Halal Food Export’ on September 9

Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is to organise a conference on ‘Halal Food Export’ on September 9, to discuss the potential of exports of Halal food products from Pakistan.

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Thailand: Chulalongkorn introduces “Halal Thailand” application

| 21/08/2013 | Reply
Thailand:  Chulalongkorn introduces “Halal Thailand” application

The application is available on Android and iOS devices and can be activated by a barcode scanning system for QR codes or by putting in the Halal number into the system.

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Philippines: Philippine Halal Act and NCMF Halal Board

| 20/08/2013 | Reply
Philippines: Philippine Halal Act and NCMF Halal Board

SENATOR Cynthia Villar filed a bill to institutionalize a national standard in preparing “halal foods” to be world-accepted guidelines observed in all abattoirs, outlets, hotels, restaurants and other service establishments.

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UAE: Amaf to position Dubai as the centre of the Halal market

| 17/08/2013 | Reply
UAE: Amaf to position Dubai as the centre of the Halal market

Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation(Amaf) intends to build a business model to position Dubai as a hub for the rapidly growing Islamic Halal market as part of its strategic plan for 2013-2016.

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EU: Ritual Slaughter Continues in Krakow Despite Ban

| 16/08/2013 | Reply
EU:  Ritual Slaughter Continues in Krakow Despite Ban

The pressure to ban ritual slaughter in Poland has come largely from animal welfare groups, who have responded to a huge increase in the production of kosher and halal meat for export.

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Malaysia investment drive near Thai border

| 16/08/2013 | Reply
Malaysia investment drive near Thai border

Malaysia has bold plans to set up business and logistics centres on the border with southern Thailand, just across from Songkhla province, and they will be in direct competition with lagging Thai development in the southern region.

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Denmark: Helle on halal: “We shouldn’t lose sight of our own culture”

| 12/08/2013 | Reply
Denmark: Helle on halal: “We shouldn’t lose sight of our own culture”

PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt (Socialdemokraterne) has waded into the debate that has raged all summer concerning halal meat in public institutions and pork in the nation’s daycare institutions.

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UAE: Dubai Chamber & Thomson Reuters Organise the Global Islamic Economy Summit in November 2013

| 12/08/2013 | 2 Replies
UAE: Dubai Chamber & Thomson Reuters Organise the Global Islamic Economy Summit in November 2013

Global Islamic Economy Summit will be held on 25th & 26th November 2013 in Dubai, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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Malaysia: HDC puts Egypt plan on hold

| 10/08/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: HDC puts Egypt plan on hold

Halal Industry Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC) may shelve its plans to make Egypt its distribution centre in Europe for
Malaysian-made halal products following the country’s political turmoil.

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