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UK: Defra parliamentary questions round

| 20/04/2017 | Reply
UK: Defra parliamentary questions round

In response to a call from Shipley MP Philip Davies for all halal and kosher meat products to be ‘properly labelled’ at the point of sale.

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Philippines: Creation of Halal council lauded

| 20/04/2017 | Reply
Philippines: Creation of Halal council lauded

The Muslim community lauded the signing of the executive order creating the Halal Industry Development Council that will ensure the marketability of halal-certified Davao City products.

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UK: Food and drink exporters to get government support

| 20/04/2017 | Reply
UK: Food and drink exporters to get government support

Will the UK government wake up to the Halal market opportunities in the food and drink industry? They are already looking at opening up the market to sell British lamb to Kuwait.

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UK: Pair who ‘betrayed all Muslims’ by selling turkey as halal lamb jailed

| 20/04/2017 | Reply
UK:  Pair who ‘betrayed all Muslims’ by selling turkey as halal lamb jailed

Two “greedy” businessmen who ran a scam to sell turkey as halal lamb meat have each been jailed for five years.

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USA: Criminal convictions for misbranded Halal products all stand

| 19/04/2017 | Reply
USA: Criminal convictions for misbranded Halal products all stand

Midamar Corp., which as a corporate entity, plead guilty to a single conspiracy court, has survived the criminal prosecution of the business and its officers.

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UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

| 12/04/2017 | Reply
UAE allows Pakistan to ship halal products via sea

The PHDA is also organising training programmes for butchers to create awareness among them about the Sharia requirements and after that they would be issued licences.

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Malaysia puts high hopes on one halal certification with Indonesia

| 10/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia puts high hopes on one halal certification with Indonesia

The MUI’s Food and Drug Analysis Agency (LPPOM) deputy director, Muti Arintawati , said her side had planned to simplify halal certification for Malaysian end-user products imported into Indonesia.

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Malaysia Halal Hub Road Map

| 07/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia Halal Hub Road Map

A presentation by Jakim’s Halal Hub Division on the current structure, and organisations, in place in Malaysia for business and education in the Halal industry.

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Malaysia: Mutual Recognition Needed To Unify Standard For Global Halal Industry Players

| 05/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Mutual Recognition Needed To Unify Standard For Global Halal Industry Players

Global halal industry players should mutually recognise each other’s certification to address the absence of a single unified standard, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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Malaysia develops MyIHAB, first Jakim’s halal ecosystem solution

| 05/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia develops MyIHAB, first Jakim’s halal ecosystem solution

Malaysia has developed a system to fully integrate online registration and management system that further empower the halal industry.

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Qatar to be food manufacturing hub in GCC

| 04/04/2017 | Reply
Qatar to be food manufacturing hub in GCC

With the completion of the ongoing development of warehousing and logistics parks, and other related infrastructure projects, Qatar is set to emerge as a major food manufacturing hub.

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Philippines get help from US Halal Chamber of Commerce with US halal market

| 04/04/2017 | Reply
Philippines get help from US Halal Chamber of Commerce with US halal market

During the forum, it was proposed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) be signed among PEZA, ARMM and the US Halal Chamber of Commerce .

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Malaysia: CCM set to conquer Halal mart

| 03/04/2017 | Reply
Malaysia:  CCM set to conquer Halal mart

Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM) is now looking to strengthen its standing in the sector through collaborative efforts with several government agencies.

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Norway: Politicians ask for state clearance of Halal meat

| 02/04/2017 | Reply
Norway: Politicians ask for state clearance of Halal meat

The government must ensure neutral clearance of halal meat, said Fremskrittspartiet (Progress Party / FrP) politicians.

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Indonesia continues to promote its tourism potential

| 02/04/2017 | Reply
Indonesia continues to promote its tourism potential

Currently, acquiring a Halal certification is optional, but Indonesian lawmakers are trying to push for the enactment of a Halal Product Protection Bill.

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South Africa: W Cape plan to kickstart Halal development programme

| 01/04/2017 | Reply
South Africa:  W Cape plan to kickstart Halal development programme

“We have put focused interventions in place to support emerging businesses in several competitive sub-segments, including in the Halal space.”

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Malaysia ready to help Japan develop halal industry ahead of Olympics

| 30/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia ready to help Japan develop halal industry ahead of Olympics

Malaysia has signaled its readiness to share its expertise with Japan as it seeks to develop its halal industry ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

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UK consumes more organic meat than any other country in Europe

| 29/03/2017 | Reply
UK consumes more organic meat than any other country in Europe

The UK is the largest market for organic meat across Europe, consuming 84,000t in 2016, new research has revealed.

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Malaysia: Halal certification a preferred lifestyle choice

| 28/03/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal certification a preferred lifestyle choice

Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) awards Chemical Company of Malaysia or CCM with the Halal Certification for its range of Prescriptive Medicines.

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Canadian steak houses courting Muslim diners with halal options

| 28/03/2017 | Reply
Canadian steak houses courting Muslim diners with halal options

Recently, non-Muslim restaurateurs have begun courting the burgeoning muslim customer base who are looking for Halal options.

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