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Category: Halal Integrity

China: Meat balls-up angers Muslims

| 29/05/2013 | Reply
China:  Meat balls-up angers Muslims

The Muslim community was in shock yesterday following a report that beef balls being sold in some markets and shops actually contained pork.The Muslim community was in shock yesterday following a report that beef balls being sold in some markets and shops actually contained pork.

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Brunei: Signing Of Three MoUs To Further Boost Brunei Halal Certification

| 26/05/2013 | Reply
Brunei:  Signing Of Three MoUs To Further Boost Brunei Halal Certification

The credibility and integrity of Brunei Darussalam’s Halal brand is set for a boost in the eyes of the global Halal industry following the signing of MoUs between three well-known institutions.

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Russia: Working group on Exporting Russian Halal poultry and eggs is organized

| 25/05/2013 | Reply
Russia: Working group on Exporting Russian Halal poultry and eggs is organized

Halal certification Center became a member of the working group organized in order to create a conditions to export Russian producers of poultry meat and eggs to the Middle East, Africa and Asia countries.

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UK: EBLEX Halal Steering Group being disbanded angers Muslims

| 23/05/2013 | Reply
UK: EBLEX Halal Steering Group being disbanded angers Muslims

In a move which has proven unpopular among some within the Halal sector, red meat levy body Eblex has established a new open Halal Forum to replace the current Halal Steering Group.

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Saudi Arabia: At Saudi Food, importers seek Brazilian beef

| 22/05/2013 | 2 Replies
Saudi Arabia: At Saudi Food, importers seek Brazilian beef

Arab importers visiting the 18th Saudi Food, Hotel & Hospitality Fair, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, are interested in buying Brazilian beef, but are stunted by an embargo on the product.

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Australia: Halal food dishing out radical change in society

| 21/05/2013 | Reply
Australia:  Halal food dishing out radical change in society

HALAL food is now sold at a dozen McDonald’s restaurants and bacon is off the menu at some KFC outlets to accommodate the religious sensitivities of Australia’s growing Muslim population.

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UK: The 3rd Urban Muslim Woman Show

| 20/05/2013 | Reply
UK: The 3rd Urban Muslim Woman Show

The Urban Muslim Woman Show; gives Muslim women a chance to be inspired, empowered and to network at the London Novotel West on Saturday 15 June 4.30pm – 10.30pm.

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Producers in Balkans turn towards halal food

| 19/05/2013 | Reply
Producers in Balkans turn towards halal food

In a bid to fight against economic crisis, producers in the Balkans turned towards halal food targeting both Western and Muslim countries markets, as demand for such products is constantly growing.

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Halal mark a must for all food products in UAE

| 18/05/2013 | Reply
Halal mark a must for all food products in UAE

All food products claiming to be halal need to have a halal mark and certification from next year, a senior official from the Emirates Standardisation and Metrology Authority (Esma) has said.

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UK: Paragon Quality Foods denies its halal burgers contained pork

| 17/05/2013 | Reply
UK:  Paragon Quality Foods denies its halal burgers contained pork

The company accused of supplying halal burgers containing pork to schools across the city has said independent tests have revealed it has done nothing wrong. Leicester firm ESPO conducted the tests on behalf of the city council.

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Kyrgyzstan to develop Halal standards

| 17/05/2013 | Reply
Kyrgyzstan to develop Halal standards

Halal standards and certification process could be a win-win for the Kyrgyz government as they will protect consumer rights and benefit the economy. Kyrgyzstan plans to issue uniform standards and to form a National Halal Association.

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EU: Polish exports of meat for Jews, Muslims in limbo

| 16/05/2013 | Reply
EU: Polish exports of meat for Jews, Muslims in limbo

Millions of euros were being made exporting the halal and kosher meat to countries like Egypt, Iran and Israel, as well as to Muslim and Jewish markets inside Europe. The kosher and halal business had boomed until January, when the ban took effect.

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UK: Pork Found In Halal Lamb Burgers In Schools

| 09/05/2013 | Reply
UK:  Pork Found In Halal Lamb Burgers In Schools

An investigation is being carried out by the Food Standards Agency and Doncaster Council into how and where the contaminating meat got into the lamb.

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Russia: Major poultry complex planned for North Caucasus

| 08/05/2013 | Reply
Russia: Major poultry complex planned for North Caucasus

The Russian government has approved the construction of the largest poultry complex in the Republic of North Caucasus, in the southern part of the country. It will be located in the territory of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria.

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USA: Muslims having problem in “halal meat” in US

| 07/05/2013 | Reply
USA: Muslims having problem in “halal meat” in US

Ali Kucukkarca, the owner of the biggest halal slaughter facility in the east, said, “60 percent of the meat which is being sold with halal certificate in New York and New Jersey is not Halal.” Many institutions which gave a halal certificate are not reliable.

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UK: Luton Council of Mosques ban’s halal meals in 18 local schools

| 06/05/2013 | 1 Reply
UK: Luton Council of Mosques ban’s halal meals in 18 local schools

The authority has reassured parents that there is no issue relating to the source or safety of the meat and poultry that has been served previously. Schools are now having to offer pupils vegetarian meals while the review is taking place.

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Malaysia: Hub Evolves Into High-tech Manufacturing Activities For Halal Products

| 04/05/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Hub Evolves Into High-tech Manufacturing Activities For Halal Products

Although a big chunk of the 280-hectare hub has been sold, only five firms had started operations, while another 18 other companies or land owners had not developed their land.

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South Africa: Cadbury is Halal

| 04/05/2013 | 2 Replies
South Africa: Cadbury is Halal

Cadbury’s chocolates produced in South Africa will soon have a halal emblem on its packaging following the completion of its halal certification process by the South African National Halal Authority (Sanha).

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China: Hunan Halal food and products favored at fair held in Qinghai

| 03/05/2013 | Reply
China:  Hunan Halal food and products favored at fair held in Qinghai

More than 500 domestic enterprises from the country’s 21 provinces and cities, and over 50 overseas enterprises from 17 countries such as Iran, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka participated in the fair.

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Nestle Malaysia ready to help local players tap global halal market

| 03/05/2013 | Reply
Nestle Malaysia ready to help local players tap global halal market

It will continue to expand its manufacturing capabilities and increase the existing capacity for halal products. It is also committed to on-going investments in research and development, capacity building, consumer insights and communication.

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