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UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

| 22/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

The Group’s revenue has increased from MYR1.18 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2012 to MYR3.405 million for the year ended 31 December 2014.

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UAE: New Zealand body accredited as halal certifier

| 21/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: New Zealand body accredited as halal certifier

The New Zealand Islamic Development Trust (NZIDT) has been officially unveiled as being accredited by the UAE as a halal certifying body.

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Taiwan tourism industry welcomes Muslim travelers

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Taiwan tourism industry welcomes Muslim travelers

A total of 85 travel-related businesses and facilities hold Halal certification nationwide, including National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, as well as hotels and restaurants.

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Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

Here’s Why Uniqlo Is Poised To Nail The Muslim Fashion Market.

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Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

With 50% of existing halal businesses and 50% of halal certifications coming from non-Muslims in Malaysia, halal is not confined to the Muslim world.

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Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

THE deputy prime minister’s recent disclosure that Malaysia is losing its halal edge may come as a shock to Malaysians who still think that the country is one of the leaders.

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Holland to ban export of Halal meat

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
Holland to ban export of Halal meat

The Dutch government said it plans to limit ritual slaughter through new measures, including a ban on the export of kosher and halal meat.

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UK: Muslim Arbitration Tribunal on Machine Slaughter

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Muslim Arbitration Tribunal on Machine Slaughter

Due to the ongoing concern in the UK Muslim community regarding machine slaughter being accepted as Halal an arbitration on machine slaughter is taking place.

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Food manufacturers ‘don’t know their supply chains’

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
Food manufacturers ‘don’t know their supply chains’

This article from Food Manufacture claims that ‘53% of global food suppliers have no way of finding out their supply chain’, even after the horsegate scandal.

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EU: Muslims Sue Animal Welfare Minister Over Halal Slaughter Ban

| 16/02/2016 | Reply
EU: Muslims Sue Animal Welfare Minister Over Halal Slaughter Ban

Several Muslim organisations are bringing legal proceedings against the Flemish Animal Welfare Minister, Ben Weyts.

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Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

| 15/02/2016 | Reply
Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

Japanese firms are also starting to test the waters and exporting small quantities of halal food.

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Australia: Beef exports to US and Japan slowdown in January

| 13/02/2016 | Reply
Australia: Beef exports to US and Japan slowdown in January

Australian beef processors are getting strangled by tightening cattle supply, higher prices at home, and a fall in international beef prices.

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Malaysia Halal Council To Spearhead Halal Management, Development

| 11/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia Halal Council To Spearhead Halal Management, Development

The committee’s functions would be divided between the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) and the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC).

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IFANCA Pakistan is organizing a series of conferences

| 10/02/2016 | Reply
IFANCA Pakistan is organizing a series of conferences

‘Development of the Halal Industry and Government Regulations in Pakistan – The Way Forward’. Venues are in Karachi, Lahore and Faisalabad during February 2016.

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USA: Sentencing in Halal food case continued to Feb. 25

| 06/02/2016 | Reply
USA: Sentencing in Halal food case continued to Feb. 25

Also to be sentenced on Feb. 25 are Midamar Corp., Islamic Services of America, and two of Aossey’s sons.

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Hungary: Gallicoop doubles production of halal meat

| 05/02/2016 | Reply
Hungary: Gallicoop doubles production of halal meat

Hungarian poultry processor Gallicoop Pulykafeldolgozó, based in Szarvas, southeastern Hungary, increased its output of halal products by 116% to almost 500 tons in 2015.

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USA: IFANCA $5 million gift to fund food diversity program

| 05/02/2016 | 1 Reply
USA: IFANCA $5 million gift to fund food diversity program

The partnership intends to educate students in specialized areas of ethnic foods and faith-based diets such as those from Islam, Judaism and Buddhism.

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Pakistan: 4 accreditation certificates awarded to promote Halal food

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
Pakistan: 4 accreditation certificates awarded to promote Halal food

Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC) has so far awarded accreditation certificate to four (04) Halal Certification bodies in the country.

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Canada: Atlantic Beef Products can now sell with assurance to Muslims

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
Canada:   Atlantic Beef Products can now sell with assurance to Muslims

The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of Canada (IFNCC) has certified the Albany beef plant in Prince Edward Island for halal production of its products.

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EU: 7th HFCE International Halal Food Conference

| 04/02/2016 | Reply
EU: 7th HFCE International Halal Food Conference

The HFCE conference will focus on Halal emerging markets and provide a platform for discussion between industry, certifying bodies and government representatives.

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