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Category: Farm-to-Fork News

UAE: Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

| 03/02/2014 | Reply
UAE: Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

‘Google-funded lab burger, and ‘cultured meat and leather developed by Modern Meadow’ – is this really the way forward?

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UK: MCB meeting for authenticity and transparency of Halal Food

| 31/01/2014 | Reply
UK: MCB meeting for authenticity and transparency of Halal Food

The best way of ensuring this is to develop halal-specific standards ensure their implementation by participation in Assurance and Accreditation Schemes.

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UAE: MoEW officials check Philippine halal facilities

| 31/01/2014 | Reply
UAE: MoEW officials check Philippine halal facilities

So far, eggs and poultry as well as some meat products from the Philippines have passed halal accreditation.

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Turkey: TSE to begin Halal certification in Europe

| 30/01/2014 | Reply
Turkey: TSE to begin Halal certification in Europe

TSE will be cooperating with the Cologne-based Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB), one of the largest Islamic organizations in Germany.

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UK: EBLEX assurance scheme could clear up halal confusion

| 30/01/2014 | Reply
UK: EBLEX assurance scheme could clear up halal confusion

What EBLEX is proposing through its Halal Forum is to introduce two logos – one for stunned beef and lamb and one for non-stunned.

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Singapore strengthens presence at Gulfood

| 30/01/2014 | Reply
Singapore strengthens presence at Gulfood

Currently, four GCC countries, namely Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the UAE, recognise the Singapore MUIS Halal Standards.

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Ireland: Irish seaweed brand Voya announces halal certification

| 30/01/2014 | Reply
Ireland:  Irish seaweed brand Voya announces halal certification

This certification will be especially welcome in the United Arab Emirates where Voya’s presence spans some of the world’s most luxurious spas.

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Malaysia, Brunei Agree To Boost Cooperation

| 29/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia, Brunei Agree To Boost Cooperation

Malaysia and Brunei have agreed to boost cooperation in the cooperative movement including trading and halal food.

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UK: NBA slams retailers after beef import rise

| 29/01/2014 | Reply
UK: NBA slams retailers after beef import rise

Polish imports have increased since last summer after the country’s ban on Halal slaughter caused surplus supplies to come into EU market.

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Opinion: American Muslim consumer market worth billions

| 29/01/2014 | Reply
Opinion: American Muslim consumer market worth billions

But big American companies have yet to latch on to this demographic — leaving an opening that is being filled by Muslim entrepreneurs.

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Department of Standards Malaysia presents Halal AQL certificates

| 29/01/2014 | Reply
Department of Standards Malaysia presents Halal AQL certificates

The training program provided individuals with the capabilities to apply the Halal Assurance Management System into their business operations.

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USA: Best Buy commercial points way to greater Muslim acceptance

| 25/01/2014 | Reply
USA: Best Buy commercial points way to greater Muslim acceptance

For viewers used to seeing negative images of Muslims on television, the commercial was a rare exception.

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Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Japan’s whaling ship gets Halal certification

Japan’s whaling mothership has been awarded a halal certificate to prove the whales it takes from the Antarctic Ocean are Halal slaughtered.

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Japan: Firms pin hopes on selling halal rice to Muslims

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Japan: Firms pin hopes on selling halal rice to Muslims

A group of small companies has launched a program to offer the Akita Komachi variety of rice to Muslim visitors to Japan.

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Iskandar Malaysia has attracted about RM131 billion of investment

| 22/01/2014 | Reply
Iskandar Malaysia  has attracted about RM131 billion of investment

Iskandar Malaysia has attracted about RM131 billion of investment as at December 2013 since the economic corridor was established in 2006.

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Brazil’s first Shari’ah compliant livestock finance programme

| 21/01/2014 | Reply
Brazil’s first Shari’ah compliant livestock finance programme

Brazil’s first Shari’ah-compliant livestock finance programme of $25 million, to fund fattening of 70,000 cattle heads initiated.

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Pakistan: Going into the international halal food market

| 21/01/2014 | Reply
Pakistan: Going into the international halal food market

The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) is ready to step up to foster the halal industry of Pakistan by maintaining international standards.

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UK: RSPCA renews call for non-stun meat labels

| 15/01/2014 | Reply
UK: RSPCA renews call for non-stun meat labels

The welfare group is campaigning for an end to non-stun meat. Until then, it wants to see meat labelled clearly with production methods.

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Malaysia: ECERDC Receives Courtesy Call From China Ningxia Delegation

| 15/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: ECERDC Receives Courtesy Call From China Ningxia Delegation

Gambang Halal Park carries the internationally-recognised Halmas accreditation, a mark of excellence awarded by Halal Development Corporation.

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Malaysia: Use of Halal verified engine expected to rise

| 15/01/2014 | Reply
Malaysia: Use of Halal verified engine expected to rise

HVE data base, which uses cloud computing, acts as a resource centre for product list, service and halal certification bodies that have been certified halal by JAKIM.

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