Category: G-20 News

Muslim Lifestyle Expo, 1-2 August 2015, Ricoh Centre, Coventry

| 30/07/2015 | Reply
Muslim Lifestyle Expo, 1-2 August 2015, Ricoh Centre, Coventry

Organised to celebrate the diversity of Muslim culture, exhibitions will cover a variety of areas including food, fashion, travel, health and finance.

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Australia: Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Australia:  Frequently asked questions about Halal Certification

HALAL certification and its place in the Australian grocery market is a consumer debate still cluttered by rumours and innuendo.

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Opinion: Is Halal Meat Healthier than Conventional Meat?

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Is Halal Meat Healthier than Conventional Meat?

Halal refers to Muslim criteria for how food is raised slaughtered and prepared. But do the requirements make the food healthier?

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Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

| 29/07/2015 | Reply
Denmark Bans Unstunned Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter

Denmark enacted a sweeping ban on unstunned religious slaughter of animals Monday, prompting a furious backlash from Jewish and Muslim community representatives.

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Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

| 28/07/2015 | Reply
Demand for Halal meat picks up pace

The drive to develop of an international standard for Halal meat allied to watertight accreditation schemes is gathering pace.

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Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

| 26/07/2015 | Reply
Philippines: OIC panel’s halal consent for Mindanao agency

SMIIC, which is based in Turkey, permitted the Department of Science and Technology-Region 12 (DOST-12) to adopt the OIC’s unified halal standards,

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Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

| 22/07/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: Halal Implementation – Halal Product Assurance Law

As the Indonesia government prepares the implementing regulations for the 2014 Halal Law, what can stakeholders expect?

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HalalFocus founder giving talk at Muslim Lifestyle Expo, Coventry

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
HalalFocus founder giving talk at Muslim Lifestyle Expo, Coventry

Abdalhamid Evans, senior strategist at Imarat Consultants and founder of HalalFocus will be giving a talk with Q&A at the Muslim Lifestyle Expo MLE in Coventry on 1st August at 11am.

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The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
The Halal Guys Opening Franchise Locations In Canada

The Halal Guys, the innovative American Halal food concept based in New York City, has announced the signing of a 5-unit franchise deal for territories in Toronto.

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US fashion labels target under-served Muslim market

| 16/07/2015 | Reply
US fashion labels target under-served Muslim market

American labels may be pushing so-called Ramadan fashion overseas, but Muslim designers say there is a demand for it in the United States too.

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Opinion: Hijabista Tajima at home with fashion and faith

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Hijabista Tajima at home with fashion and faith

“I think there is a need for mainstream fashion to include modest trends because Muslim girls are experimenting and expressing themselves in a way that’s very genuine.”

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Halal ‘good business,’ says head of Japan advisory group

| 15/07/2015 | Reply
Halal ‘good business,’ says head of Japan advisory group

While he believes Japan generally has a favorable image in Muslim countries, Japanese have a tendency to associate the term “Islam” with terrorism.

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USA: Iowa Businessman Convicted of Fraud Over Halal Beef Exports

| 14/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Iowa Businessman Convicted of Fraud Over Halal Beef Exports

Aossey is the founder of the Midamar Corp., a Cedar Rapids-based company that is considered a pioneer in the sale of halal meat and food products.

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USA: Jurors consider case alleging fraud in halal beef exports

| 13/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Jurors consider case alleging fraud in halal beef exports

Federal jurors in Cedar Rapids are considering 19 counts against Bill Aossey Jr., including conspiracy, fraud and money laundering.

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India: Evolving the Middle Path

| 09/07/2015 | Reply
India: Evolving the Middle Path

Fashion and religion are not often spoken in the same breath but EastEssence.Com is trying to bridge this gap with a line of Islamic clothing.

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Magic meat in Sweden, eat Halal, morph into Muslim

| 09/07/2015 | Reply
Magic meat in Sweden, eat Halal, morph into Muslim

A Swedish politician has been ridiculed after claiming that halal meat had magical powers that made people turn into Muslims.

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Ireland: Halal non-stunning of cattle pre-slaughter is a contentious issue, says vet

| 08/07/2015 | Reply
Ireland:  Halal non-stunning of cattle pre-slaughter is a contentious issue, says vet

The vet also says that if there is a line done in a non-stun way, if there is a surplus to requirements to a specialist market, there’s nothing stopping them putting it into the chain.

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Ministry encourages Indonesian Halal products to enter Aspasaf market

| 08/07/2015 | Reply
Ministry encourages Indonesian Halal products to enter Aspasaf market

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Directorate General for Aspasaf, held a discussion titled “Identification and Mapping of Halal Products Market”

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USA: Trial of Midamar Founder commences in Iowa

| 08/07/2015 | Reply
USA: Trial of Midamar Founder commences in Iowa

Defense contends former operations manager was behind halal meat scheme. The prosecution, however, argues that Midamar founder William Aossey called ‘the shots’ of the operation.

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UK: Blakemore Wholesale Launch New Halal Range with bruneihalal

| 06/07/2015 | Reply
UK: Blakemore Wholesale Launch New Halal Range with bruneihalal

The partnership established by Ghanim International UK Ltd enables Blakemore Wholesale to offer an extensive range of top quality Halal meat and poultry products.

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