Category: G-20 News

Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Canada: Former Atlantic Dairy and Forage Institute farm to sell fresh meat

The couple say they will be able to offer customers halal meat if they choose. They say with influx of Syrian refugees coming to Canada they know there is a demand.

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Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Why Jakim’s standards cannot be considered to be the only credible halal standards

Jakim who has positioned itself as an international Halal expert and authority may not be seen as the only international compliance regulatory framework on Halal.

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Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Brunei Halal set to penetrate six countries this fiscal year

THE country’s flagship Brunei Halal brand is looking to penetrate the markets of six countries this financial year.

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Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Malaysia leads in global halal standards, says Italian halal certification centre

WHAD is collaborating with Yayasan Media Hebat to organise a Malaysia-Italy Halal Summit 2016, to be held in Italy in November this year.

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Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

| 01/04/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Volume sales of red meat in the UK suffer decline

Muslim community are excluded as the roasting cuts promoted are not what the Muslim independent butchers would recommend to their Muslim customers.

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UK: Importance of Halal sector highlighted on British Muslim TV

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
UK: Importance of Halal sector highlighted on British Muslim TV

The levy board will also have a stand at the Muslim Lifestyle Show at London Olympia from 30 April to 1 May.

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South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

| 31/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: No doubt over Halal certification: MJCHT

This comes after the Department of Islamic affairs in Malaysia (JAKIM) delisted the Halal certifier, after they failed an external audit in November last year.

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UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK’s biggest brands to take part in B2B event on the Muslim lifestyle sector

MLE Connect 2016 will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on April 7, 2016. It will feature workshops, seminars and networking panel discussions.

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Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: MoU Exchange HDC & Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited

The organisations will cooperate through a MoU to establish the first ever Halal International Trade Centre in Kunming City of Yunnan Province, China.

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Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
Opening China’s Halal markets to Malaysian SMEs

A new collaboration is set to double Malaysia’s halal exports to China in four years, further expanding China’s status as Malaysia’s largest export destination since 2009.

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UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

| 30/03/2016 | Reply
UK: New owner for scandal-hit abattoir

An abattoir whose former owner collapsed into administration following allegations of animal cruelty has been acquired by a family-owned former rival.

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China: Group seeks to broaden ties with Muslim world

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
China: Group seeks to broaden ties with Muslim world

The Islamic Association of China wants to serve as a think tank for Chinese businesses looking to expand into Muslim countries as part of the country’s Belt and Road Initiative.

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Indonesia: MUI urged to provide financial reports to public

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: MUI urged to provide financial reports to public

Although it is not a government body, the MUI receives funds from the state budget and from several ministries for programs.

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Indonesia: Govt targets 5 millions Muslim travelers in 2019

| 29/03/2016 | Reply
Indonesia: Govt targets 5 millions Muslim travelers in 2019

The government will introduce halal certification for foods and hotels in major tourist destinations for Muslim tourists traveling in the country.

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South Africa: Jakim questions MJC compliance with international Halal standards

| 26/03/2016 | Reply
South Africa: Jakim questions MJC compliance with international Halal standards

The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust has been delisted from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) after failing an external audit for the first time in 19 years.

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Swiss firms look to profit from halal market

| 25/03/2016 | Reply
Swiss firms look to profit from halal market

A number of big Swiss and European firms are already active in this market, such as Merck, Nespresso, Givaudan, Emmi, Firmenich, Stella, DSM and Lindt.

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Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

| 23/03/2016 | Reply
Canada: CFIA Introduces new halal labelling and advertising requirements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will take compliance and enforcement actions if the requirements are not met.

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Makkah leads hotel construction in Saudi Arabia

| 22/03/2016 | Reply
Makkah leads hotel construction in Saudi Arabia

The Holy City of Makkah is leading hotel development in Saudi Arabia with 24,133 rooms currently in the construction pipeline, according to a new report.

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UK: New body-covering swimsuits for Muslim women

| 21/03/2016 | Reply
UK: New body-covering swimsuits for Muslim women

Marks and Spencer has launched a new full-length Islamic range of swimwear, designed to protect the modesty of Muslim woman.

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UK: Over 3,000 Halal butcher shops ignored during National Butchers’ Week 2016

| 18/03/2016 | 3 Replies
UK: Over 3,000 Halal butcher shops ignored during National Butchers’ Week 2016

Over 3,000 independent Halal butchers’ shops have been ignored due to their religious’ beliefs. National Butchers’ Week 2016 – 14th to 20th March.

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