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Category: Meat & Poultry

UK: Why does the supply of halal meat outstrip demand?

| 08/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Why does the supply of halal meat outstrip demand?

Two articles on the labelling of Halal meat in the UK. First article focuses on New Zealand lamb.

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UK: Multiples’ drive into Halal meat market shows growing importance of ethnic shoppers

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Multiples’ drive into Halal meat market shows growing importance of ethnic shoppers

Food shopping in the community is split between the major multiples and discounters and specialist ethnic outlets for ethnic foods and Halal meat.

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UK: Subway denies ‘switch’ to halal meats

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Subway denies ‘switch’ to halal meats

Subway has refuted claims that it has ‘switched’ to halal meat alternatives in its stores, those store were opened as Halal stores by the Franchisee.

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Burger King Plans To Export Halal Meat Patties From South Africa

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
Burger King Plans To Export Halal Meat Patties From South Africa

Burger King anticipates skyrocketing growth and said it is cutting import costs with plans to build a meat pattie factory in the Western Cape.

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UK: Halal meat withdrawn from school menus in Leicester

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal meat withdrawn from school menus in Leicester

Halal meat has been withdrawn from city schools after tests revealed a lamb kebab contained more than 50 per cent beef.

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UK: Halal food park opens in Birmingham

| 25/04/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal food park opens in Birmingham

It will have the name First Halal Business Park, with JKY Food Solutions, Asia Halal Meat and Asia Halal Poultry on site – with more due to move in in coming months.

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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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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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USA: Midamar celebrates 40th year of doing business

| 10/04/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar celebrates 40th year of doing business

Midamar has been doing business in Southeast Asia for decades. They are pleased to be able to celebrate their 40th Anniversary in Singapore at the FHA Exhibition.

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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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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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UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

| 24/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Intrinsic to UK Economic Growth

International markets are now looking at UK Halal companies to provide produce and expertise overseas opening a key export market for UK Halal producers.

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Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

| 23/03/2014 | Reply
Opinion: To stun or not to stun, that is not the question

By banning religious slaughter in Denmark and Poland it has highlighted the inhumane treatment of animals in the dark world of factory farming.

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Brazil’s Halal Chickens Meet Approval in Pakistan

| 18/03/2014 | Reply
Brazil’s Halal Chickens Meet Approval in Pakistan

Pakistan’s 95% Muslim population’s demand for Halal meat is something UBABEF President Francisco Turra said is within Brazil’s capabilities.

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UK: New joint venture could increase meat exports

| 15/03/2014 | Reply
UK: New joint venture could increase meat exports

Certification companies Longbridge Veterinary Services and Assure-IP have formed a joint venture with the aim of increasing the volume of meat and dairy exports.

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Kangaroo meat ‘halal,’ Turkey’s Directorate General for Religious Affairs says

| 11/03/2014 | Reply
Kangaroo meat ‘halal,’ Turkey’s Directorate General for Religious Affairs says

A fatwa stating that kangaroo meat and grasshoppers are “halal” food, but Islam bans eating “badgers, martens, weasels, beavers and sea otters.”

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UK: Jewish and Muslim methods of slaughter prioritise animal welfare

| 10/03/2014 | Reply
UK: Jewish and Muslim methods of slaughter prioritise animal welfare

It is deeply troubling that the BVA has chosen to focus its attention on religious slaughter rather than other, far more pressing animal welfare issues.

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