Category: Farm-to-Fork News

Interview with Bill Aossey, founder of Midamar

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
Interview with Bill Aossey, founder of Midamar

Bill Aossey was presented with a certificate from Senator Grassley’s office for 40 years of doing business and contributing to the economic growth of the State of Iowa.

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HMC warns French customers of fake labels

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
HMC warns French customers of fake labels

The Halal Monitoring Committee in the UK has issued the following statement after discovering that some products in France were showing fake HMC labels.

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USA: Midamar celebrates 40 years as a Halal food production and USA export supply company

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar celebrates 40 years as a Halal food production and USA export supply company

At the celebration Midamar gave awards to employees who have assisted the company for decades in its growth and development.

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UAE: Dubai Municipality announces food safety event

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
UAE:  Dubai Municipality announces food safety event

Positioning Dubai halal centre at the forefront of global halal food industry growth, Halal Food should generate significant inward investment opportunities.

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Australia: Byron Bay Cookies attacked over halal Anzacs

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
Australia: Byron Bay Cookies attacked over halal Anzacs

The company put a statement on its Facebook page this week, saying Halal certification was an essential requirement for its export sales.

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Chiba to be gateway for Malaysian Halal products into Japan

| 21/10/2014 | Reply
Chiba to be gateway for Malaysian Halal products into Japan

However, the Japanese government has requested an undertaking and guarantee on the status of the bird flu epidemic in Malaysia.

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France: A Made in France ‘Halal test’ to check for pork

| 20/10/2014 | Reply
France: A Made in France ‘Halal test’ to check for pork

In a similar style to a pregnancy test, the test consists of a strip which the consumer must put into a glass of warm water containing a sample of food.

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UAE planning national halal certification scheme

| 20/10/2014 | Reply
UAE planning national halal certification scheme

Food imports claiming to be halal will have to be certified as such under a new unified certification system, a senior official said.

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USA: Midamar Sponsors Middle East Franchise Expo in Dubai, UAE

| 16/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar Sponsors Middle East Franchise Expo in Dubai, UAE

Midamar directors will present on 40 years of Supply Chain Management – 10 Key Lessons Learned.

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Halal food now available at Princeton dining halls

| 16/10/2014 | Reply
Halal food now available at Princeton dining halls

“It was a big change, actually. Especially at the end of last year, when it started — I think May or late April — they started having halal beef lasagna or halal beef roast,” Syed said. “It was really good food, too.”

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UAE: Abu Dhabi eyes Halal tourism

| 15/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Abu Dhabi eyes Halal tourism

Abu Dhabi’s Tourism and Culture Authority is roping in tour operators and hospitality groups to offer tailor-made packages to Halal tourists.

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Malaysian Halal Exporters Have Capacity To Meet Global Needs

| 15/10/2014 | Reply
Malaysian Halal Exporters Have Capacity To Meet Global Needs

Malaysia exported halal products worth RM9.2 billion in the first quarter of this year, showing its capability to cater to the needs of the global market.

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Turkey: SMIIC Accreditation Committee Meeting

| 11/10/2014 | Reply
Turkey:  SMIIC Accreditation Committee Meeting

The Fifth Meeting of the Accreditation Committee (AC) was held in ?stanbul, Republic of Turkey on 09-11 September 2014, hosted by SMIIC General Secretariat.

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UK: Blackburn food firm KQF scoops Business of Year award

| 03/10/2014 | Reply
UK: Blackburn food firm KQF scoops Business of Year award

Blackburn-based KQF was named Business of the Year at the Lloyds Banking Group English Asian Business Awards this week.

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Egypt Beef Plant Audits and Halal Issues

| 02/10/2014 | Reply
Egypt Beef Plant Audits and Halal Issues

MALR-GOVS conducts individual plant audits to determine the eligibility of beef plants to export to Egypt.

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Belgian far-right party to push for ritual slaughter ban

| 30/09/2014 | Reply
Belgian far-right party to push for ritual slaughter ban

Weyts’ ban was seen as designed to stop the killing of thousands of sheep in provisionary slaughterhouses operated by Muslims for Eid al Fitr.

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Test on halal meat undermines the reasons for ritual slaughter

| 30/09/2014 | Reply
Test on halal meat undermines the reasons for ritual slaughter

HALAL and kosher meat has been placed under the microscope to undermine one of the key arguments for religious slaughter.

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Opinion: Moving from halal to tayyib

| 28/09/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Moving from halal to tayyib

The focus of some non-Muslims, individuals and organisations is the cruelty invoked on the animal for both stunned and non-stunned halal slaughter.

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Third Sarajevo Halal Forum: BOSNET awarded the certificate

| 28/09/2014 | Reply
Third Sarajevo Halal Forum: BOSNET awarded the certificate

In the period between the two Forums, this year’s and last year’s, a number of positive developments have been made which testify to the dynamism of the halal sector.

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Pakistan: Engro to sell North America meat and food business

| 28/09/2014 | Reply
Pakistan: Engro to sell North America meat and food business

Engro Foods Limited (EFOODS) is selling its North American business including meat business company Al-Safa Halal and Engro Foods Canada Limited.

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