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Category: Meat & Poultry

UK Halal meat step closer to assurance scheme

| 18/11/2009 | Reply
UK Halal meat step closer to assurance scheme

UK Halal meat took a step closer to gaining an assurance scheme,
such as the Red Tractor standard, after a meeting between campaigners
and Defra. Minister for Food and Farming Jim Fitzpatrick MP met with the Efra
Select Committee member David Taylor MP and Halal meat campaigner and
Janan Meat MD Naved Syed to discuss gaining ministerial support for a
Halal assurance scheme.

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Australian ritual slaughter ruling condemned

| 13/11/2009 | Reply
Australian ritual slaughter ruling condemned

THE World Society
for the Protection of Animals has condemned the Federal Government for
allowing the ritual slaughter of conscious animals for halal and kosher
meat to continue in Australian abattoirs.

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Australia – Halal Ritual slaughter debate

| 13/11/2009 | Reply
Australia – Halal Ritual slaughter debate

THE religious ritual slaughter of conscious animals will be allowed to
continue at some Australian abattoirs, after a decision by federal and
state agriculture ministers.

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Pakistan seeks Malaysia’s expertise in halal meat

| 11/11/2009 | Reply
Pakistan seeks Malaysia’s expertise in halal meat

Pakistan is seeking Malaysia’s expertise to tap the billion dollar meat market in the Middle East.

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Brunei – Halal Meat Trade

| 10/11/2009 | Reply
Brunei – Halal Meat Trade

THE Brunei Halal brand had its first regional showcase at the ASEAN
Food Conference last month as the government continues its drive to
globalise the brand.

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Australia – New report on Halal and Kosher slaughter

| 10/11/2009 | Reply
Australia – New report on Halal and Kosher slaughter

Scientific reports into the use – or lack thereof – of stunning
equipment prior to livestock slaughter due to religious beliefs will be
released by State and Federal Governments.

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Brunei – Halal poultry

| 09/11/2009 | Reply
Brunei – Halal poultry

Ghanin International Food Corp Sdn Bhd is keeping its doors open to the
possibility of helping domestic poultry producers export their goods to
Singapore using the premium Brunei Halal brand.

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Putting some meat on our beef industry

| 08/11/2009 | Reply
Putting some meat on our beef industry

It’s commonly known Manitoba’s cattle industry depends heavily on exports. So much so, people in the sector have tended to look at you funny
whenever you float the idea of marketing more of what our farmers
produce into local markets. After all, we’re told Manitoba consumers
can only eat between 13 and 15 per cent of the cattle produced in the
province.

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The Eco-Halal Revolution: Clean food for Muslims

| 05/11/2009 | Reply
The Eco-Halal Revolution: Clean food for Muslims

A growing movement of
Muslims is seeking to revolutionize the production and supply of halal
meat in the U.S. This drive for a more transparent and environmentally
sound approach to halal meat reflects the natural juncture of Islamic
dietary principles and the increasingly popular but almost entirely
secular sustainable-food movement sweeping across the country.

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A’Saffa introduces halal chicken to Qatar

| 02/11/2009 | Reply
A’Saffa introduces halal chicken to Qatar

A’Saffa
is the Gulf’s newest and most innovative chicken producer and is
committed to ensuring its chickens have the best natural feed,
conditions to grow on a state of the art facility in the south of Oman
with every bird slaughtered by hand according to the most stringent of
Halal processes.

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Brunei Meat Exports Via Halal Brand Probable

| 02/11/2009 | Reply
Brunei Meat Exports Via Halal Brand Probable

Ghanim International Food Corp Sdn Bhd is
keeping its doors open to the possibility of helping domestic poultry
producers export their goods to Singapore using the premium Brunei
Halal brand.

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A higher calling

| 30/10/2009 | Reply
A higher calling

Kosher
and halal meats are gaining popularity among both growing U.S. Jewish
and Muslim populations as well as non-religious consumer groups.
A growing number of non-Jewish and non-Muslim consumers who are turning
to kosher and halal foods, particularly meat, since both types of meat
have to meet stringent standards.

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Punjab invites investment in dairy, livestock sectors

| 27/10/2009 | Reply
Punjab invites investment in dairy, livestock sectors

LAHORE: The Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) is facilitating
investment in the resource-rich livestock and dairy sector.

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Brunei trains sights on Singapore poultry market

| 27/10/2009 | Reply
Brunei trains sights on Singapore poultry market

BRUNEI’S
Agriculture Department is positive domestic poultry producers will be
able to ship their goods to Singapore next year, hopefully under the
Sultanate’s Brunei Halal brand. This will involve the doubling of current poultry production in the
country, which already enjoys 100 per cent self-sufficiency in poultry,
Dr Dabeding Hj Dullah, assistant director of the department, said in an
interview with The Brunei Times.

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Brunei’s Abbattoir Eyes Mideast Market, Wants Halal Brand

| 26/10/2009 | Reply
Brunei’s Abbattoir Eyes Mideast Market, Wants Halal Brand

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN — Mulaut Abattoir is
considering obtaining a licence to use the Brunei Halal brand to help
ease its entry in lucrative Islamic markets for beef products, said the
company’s acting deputy general manager.

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Ostrich meat gains popularity in Brunei

| 26/10/2009 | Reply
Ostrich meat gains popularity in Brunei

Restaurants serving ostrich meat are noting its rising popularity even
as a Malaysian lecturer cast doubt whether the meat is Halal.

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Proof of pain leads to calls for ban on ritual slaughter

| 19/10/2009 | Reply
Proof of pain leads to calls for ban on ritual slaughter

Scientists
are used to being attacked by anti-vivisectionists for causing
unnecessary suffering to animals in the course of research. But a new
study into the pain felt by dying animals has animal rights groups on
side – and has led to renewed calls for Islamic and Jewish slaughter
rituals to be brought into line with secular practices.

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Postville plant’s owner outlines plans for kosher production

| 14/10/2009 | Reply
Postville plant’s owner outlines plans for kosher production

Hershey Friedman, whose company bought the former Agriprocessors
facility in Postville, Iowa, says he will use E-Verify, pay
higher-than-minimum wages but seek to provide “affordable” kosher meat
to Jewish consumers, according to a report by the
Associated Press.

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Mulaut Abattoir holds 3-in-1 event

| 13/10/2009 | Reply
Mulaut Abattoir holds 3-in-1 event

Mulaut Abattoir Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Royal Brunei Airlines, marked
the first anniversary of importing beef from Haoyue Halal Meat Company
Limited, Jilin ChangChun Province, People’s
Republic of China, a thanksgiving prayer and Hari Raya gathering
recently.

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Pakistan offers services to Malaysia to set up buffalo industry

| 06/10/2009 | Reply
Pakistan offers services to Malaysia to set up buffalo industry

Pakistan is ready to offer
expertise to Malaysia for joint research and development in buffalo industry for
a mutually beneficial cooperation. Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Lt Gen (retd)
Tahir Mahmud Qazi said in a meeting with Dato Dr Abd Aziz bin Jamaluddin,
Director General Veterinary Services of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur.

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