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UAE: ‘Halal wine’ with 24-carat edible gold leaf released

| 01/09/2014 | Reply
UAE: ‘Halal wine’ with 24-carat edible gold leaf released

The “Lussory” wine is said to be completely halal because it contains no alcohol. The company says there has been “great demand” for the halal wine.

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USA: Halal Guys food cart ‘Guys’ win lawsuit

| 01/09/2014 | Reply
USA: Halal Guys food cart ‘Guys’ win lawsuit

‘Halal Guys of New York’ has five days to ‘dispose of any signs, banners, promotional or advertising items’ that look like the original Halal Guys signage.

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Opinion: Growing Demand for Halal Pharmaceuticals

| 01/09/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Growing Demand for Halal Pharmaceuticals

Sharia-approved healthcare products, modern lifestyle and rising income levels, the demand for Halal medicines also soared in recent times.

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UK: Parliamentary group publishes report on stun/non-stun slaughter

| 28/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Parliamentary group publishes report on stun/non-stun slaughter

An All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for beef and lamb has published a Report which calls for more research into the religious slaughter of animals.

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Malaysia could be global Halal Hub by 2020

| 28/08/2014 | Reply
Malaysia could be global Halal Hub by 2020

Malaysia is in a strong position to become the global halal hub in 2020, judging by the almost 4,500 companies having halal certification as of last March.

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Saudi Arabia food imports worth $24 billion annually

| 28/08/2014 | Reply
Saudi Arabia food imports worth $24 billion annually

The increasing youth population within Saudi society is an important catalyst behind the growth of demand for packaged food products imported from abroad.

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UK: Religious slaughter needs more study, say MPs

| 27/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Religious slaughter needs more study, say MPs

A parliamentary committee has called for further research into recoverable stunning methods that could be acceptable to some halal meat consumers’.

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Major growth in Saudi Arabian poultry industry

| 26/08/2014 | Reply
Major growth in Saudi Arabian poultry industry

Local broiler production currently covers about 42% of total Saudi Arabia’s consumption needs, estimated at 1.44million MT.

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Turkey: Halal products at the Halal & Healthy Product Fair

| 26/08/2014 | Reply
Turkey: Halal products at the Halal & Healthy Product Fair

Istanbul Halal Expo – 6th Halal and Health Products Fair is expected to provide opportunities both for exporters and manufacturing companies.

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Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

| 24/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: A gap in Pakistan’s halal market

Pakistan’s economic growth can be doubled if the government properly taps the expanding world halal market.

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UK: Collaboration of Halal Assure-IP and Romer Labs to provide Halal Assurance

| 18/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Collaboration of Halal Assure-IP and Romer Labs to provide Halal Assurance

The key challenge is to make sure the Halal Integrity is not compromised at any stage of the supply chain.

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UK: British Vets appalled by Halal Authority Board letter

| 18/08/2014 | Reply
UK: British Vets appalled by Halal Authority Board letter

The non stun slaughter debate between the BVA and HAB has intensified, with the BVA saying it is appalled by the suggestions made in the HAB open letter.

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UK: Faith groups criticise campaign

| 16/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Faith groups criticise campaign

MUSLIM and Jewish communities in Scotland have hit out at a campaign set up by vets which calls for all animals to be stunned before slaughter to avert suffering.

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Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

| 16/08/2014 | Reply
Japan enters global halal market with food exports, Muslim tourism

The country plans to massively increase its halal food exports to Muslim countries in Southeast Asia, as well to the Middle East, and focus on Halal tourism.

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Malaysian delegation visits Ningxia for Halal business

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Malaysian delegation visits Ningxia for Halal business

The delegation brought business opportunities for Ningxia to export halal products to the Muslim world and signed two cooperation agreements.

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Opinion: Halal is a way of life and it should be presented as such

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Halal is a way of life and it should be presented as such

Marketing manager of the meat manufacturers OVAKO in Bosnia and Herzogovenia talks about the halal food market in BiH and the region.

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UK: Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter

Halal Authority Board’s response to the BVA president Robin Hargreaves’ appeals to UK party leaders to end non-stun slaughter.

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Islam Channel screens ‘Islamic Economy’ documentary

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Islam Channel screens ‘Islamic Economy’ documentary

Great documentary on the Islamic Economy covering food, finance, fashion, travel, personal care and more. It has a particular focus on the UK scene, but also gives a good picture of the global market.

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Pakistan: Halal Food Authority Draft To Be Tabled Soon

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Pakistan: Halal Food Authority Draft To Be Tabled Soon

This will greatly resolve the issue of certification of Pakistani Halal food and provide a new impetus to Pakistan’s Halal sector for potential export.

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Iran: Major Iranian food products receive Halal Food Standard label

| 14/08/2014 | Reply
Iran: Major Iranian food products receive Halal Food Standard label

While obtaining the Halal Food Standard is still not obligatory in Iran yet, it is granted to Iranian products as a promotion measure.

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