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UAE: Halal food producers urged to be more transparent

| 30/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Halal food producers urged to be more transparent

The 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which says it aims to safeguard the interests of the Muslim world, is creating global halal standards.

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Halal Food Market In Brazil

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
Halal Food Market In Brazil

Despite Brazil being one of the largest Halal food producers in the world, possessing over 300 industries’ plants that are Halal certified, most of its production is exported to Muslim countries.

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Malaysian PM Najib launches World’s first global Muslim lifestyle business website, Zilzar.com

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
Malaysian PM Najib launches World’s first global Muslim lifestyle business website, Zilzar.com

MasterCard today marked an important milestone in its presence in the Muslim lifestyle segment with its latest collaboration with Zilzar.com

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12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
12th Annual Meeting of WHC was held in Cape Town

Various member representatives from different countries have attended. GIMDES President and the patron of WHC Dr. Huseyin Kami Buyukozer gave a speech.

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UAE: Dubai in talks with Malaysia on halal food standards

| 29/10/2014 | Reply
UAE: Dubai in talks with Malaysia on halal food standards

Dubai is in advanced talks with the Malaysian government on a deal to make standards of halal food products mutually ­acceptable.

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Singapore, a leading player in Muslim tourism

| 28/10/2014 | Reply
Singapore, a leading player in Muslim tourism

The potential of the global Muslim tourism industry has not gone unnoticed in Singapore, where companies can capitalise on Muslim customs to tap these opportunities.

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Opinion: What’s the big fuss about Halal certification?

| 28/10/2014 | Reply
Opinion: What’s the big fuss about Halal certification?

Increased trade with the Middle East and South East Asia means Halal certification is a booming business in Australia.

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USA: Midamar responds to federal indictment

| 27/10/2014 | Reply
USA: Midamar responds to federal indictment

While these charges are against the founder of Midamar and not the company, the directors and employees of the company have grave concerns that Mr. Aossey may be unfairly singled out and targeted.

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UK: Birmingham MP demands cameras in animal slaughterhouses

| 26/10/2014 | Reply
UK: Birmingham MP demands cameras in animal slaughterhouses

CCTV cameras should be set up inside all UK slaughterhouses to fight cruelty against animals, a Birmingham MP says.

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Dubai Exports signs series of agreements to enable easier access to halal markets

| 26/10/2014 | Reply
Dubai Exports signs series of agreements to enable easier access to halal markets

Agreements have been signed by Dubai Exports , the export promotion agency of the Department of Economic Development in partnership with HDC and DIEDC.

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US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

| 25/10/2014 | Reply
US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

The founder of a popular line of food products has been charged with shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn’t meet the countries’ import requirements.

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Philippines: No unified halal certification, PH to lose ASEAN advantage

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
Philippines: No unified halal certification, PH to lose ASEAN advantage

The lack of organized halal certification could prevent Phillipines from taking advantage of the integrated Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) economy in 2015.

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France: Saudi firm takes stake in French poultry producer

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
France: Saudi firm takes stake in French poultry producer

The Saudi-Arabian food group Almunajem has taken a stake of 25 percent in the French poultry producer Groupe Doux.

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Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

| 24/10/2014 | Reply
Indonesia must be pioneer for Halal Products

Indonesia should not be hesitant to develop a culture of Halalan Thayyiban (halal and good), supported by the passing of the new Law of Halal Product Assurance (JPH Act)

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Qatar withdraws ‘un-halal’ US meat products from shelves

| 23/10/2014 | Reply
Qatar withdraws ‘un-halal’ US meat products from shelves

Qatari authorities have pulled several American-branded, pre-packaged meat products from supermarket shelves, claiming they were un-halal.

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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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