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UK: Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter

Halal Authority Board’s response to the BVA president Robin Hargreaves’ appeals to UK party leaders to end non-stun slaughter.

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Halal slaughter remains legal in Denmark

| 11/08/2014 | Reply
Halal slaughter remains legal in Denmark

No slaughter without pre-stunning has been registered in Denmark in the last ten years. It is still permitted to import meat slaughtered without pre-stunning.

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UK: Support an end to non-stun slaughter, vets urge party leaders

| 09/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Support an end to non-stun slaughter, vets urge party leaders

However, an exemption in UK law allows animals to be slaughtered without stunning for certain religious communities.

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UAE: Prairie Halal Foods open Middle East office

| 08/08/2014 | Reply
UAE: Prairie Halal Foods open Middle East office

Prairie Halal Foods is a private, Canadian owned food company focused on the development and marketing of high value Halal meat.

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UK: Parliamentary group calls for more halal labelling research

| 05/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Parliamentary group calls for more halal labelling research

An all party parliamentary group (APPG) for beef and lamb has published a report calling for more research into labelling of halal products.

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Opinion: Eating your ethics: Halal meat

| 02/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Eating your ethics: Halal meat

The issue of animal welfare is an important one, but it is equally important that concern for these issues extends beyond just the method of slaughter.

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UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

| 30/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

Oli Haenlein examines the different arguments on how meat should be labelled, given slaughter and other welfare factors.

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China Looks Closer At Enforcement Of Meat Product Regulations

| 30/07/2014 | Reply
China Looks Closer At Enforcement Of Meat Product Regulations

Halal meat, which China is increasingly exporting to the Middle East, has been at the center of other recent adulteration issues.

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UK: Consumers unfazed by halal meat, finds study

| 29/07/2014 | 2 Replies
UK: Consumers unfazed by halal meat, finds study

The June 2014 study, which surveyed 2,000 British consumers, found that 52% were not concerned, and one third avoided Halal meat.

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UK: One Stop Halal opens 200,000 sq ft plant to tap growth in halal foods

| 25/07/2014 | Reply
UK:  One Stop Halal opens 200,000 sq ft plant to tap growth in halal foods

Steve Ewels, a former Tesco Ethnic foods buyer formed a joint venture with chilled Halal food brand Shazans last April.

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Canada: Edmonton developing a taste for halal meat

| 22/07/2014 | Reply
Canada:  Edmonton developing a taste for halal meat

A report by the Alberta government shows that Muslim families spend about double the amount most Canadian households spend on meat.

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Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

Achieving Global Halal Integrity is not only difficult to achieve, from time to time it may result in unforeseen side-effects.

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“The Islamization of Food” : A Demonstration of Fractures in French Society ?

| 14/07/2014 | Reply
“The Islamization of Food” : A Demonstration of Fractures in French Society ?

ASIDCOM is still concerned about setting standards with a real respect for Muslim’s religious right to select foods to meet their requirements.

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Malaysia: New halal detection kit that gives results in one minute

| 09/07/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: New halal detection kit that gives results in one minute

A new testing kit being developed by the University of Selangor (Unisel) in Malaysia will allow Malaysian Muslims to test foods for non-halal ingredients within a minute.

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Opinion: Inside The Growing Organic Halal Movement

| 09/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Inside The Growing Organic Halal Movement

Some Muslims are asking controversial questions about practices that go on in some parts of the mainstream halal industry.

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Australia: SWOT analysis exposes Asian opportunities for Australian exporters

| 08/07/2014 | Reply
Australia: SWOT analysis exposes Asian opportunities for Australian exporters

The Australian Food and Grocery Council has published a series of reports that it hopes will deepen the manufactured food industry’s understanding of the opportunities.

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UK: Quran doesn’t ban stunning animals, insists imam

| 07/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Quran doesn’t ban stunning animals, insists imam

A prominent imam has reignited the debate about ritual slaughter by urging the government to ban halal killing unless animals have been stunned first.

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UK: Disgust at Halal meat in school meals

| 04/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Disgust at Halal meat in school meals

An investigation by The Argus found catering companies had been providing unlabelled halal meat to schools in Brighton and across the county.

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Australia: Remedies for unauthorised use of a certification trade mark

| 02/07/2014 | Reply
Australia: Remedies for unauthorised use of a certification trade mark

The power to award additional damages under the Trade Marks Act is aimed not at compensation but deterrence.

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UAE: First experts’ committee called for Halal certification

| 30/06/2014 | Reply
UAE: First experts’ committee called for Halal certification

Accreditation Department at Dubai Municipality has organized the first meeting of experts’ committee for accreditation of halal slaughter certification authorities.

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