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Danish ducks are halal-slaughtered

| 18/12/2015 | Reply
Danish ducks are halal-slaughtered

Rychla Dansk Folkeparti worries Islamic rules are taking up too much space in the Danish society If you are buying a Danish duck from a supermarket this Christmas, chances are it was slaughtered the halal way, reports Jyllands-Posten. Dansk And, the only industrial duck slaughterhouse in Denmark, uses this religious method to minimise the animals’ […]

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Forum on unifying halal standards and procedures kicks off at OIC General Secretariat

| 16/12/2015 | Reply
Forum on unifying halal standards and procedures kicks off at OIC General Secretariat

The final day of the forum will result in a series of recommendations that will be submitted to the Council of Foreign Ministers next year.

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Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2015

| 16/12/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi 2015

Many local and international food production experts from 209 domestic and international companies showcased the latest food products.

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Burger King France’s owner to boost number of Halal-only restaurants

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Burger King France’s owner to boost number of Halal-only restaurants

The move, if confirmed, will see the opening of about 40 restaurants serving only burgers with meat from cattle slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law.

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Saudi Arabia: Almarai eyes $1.5bn stake in UAE food company

| 15/12/2015 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Almarai eyes $1.5bn stake in UAE food company

Almarai, is among several companies to have shown an initial interest in NFPC, one of the largest food and dairy manufacturers and distributors in the UAE.

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US food exports to GCC hit $3bn

| 14/12/2015 | Reply
US food exports to GCC hit $3bn

US food producers saw record exports to the GCC of US$3bn last year according to new figures.

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Austrian retailer ends halal meat sales after Islamophobic outrage

| 04/12/2015 | Reply
Austrian retailer ends halal meat sales after Islamophobic outrage

Austrian supermarket chain Spar will stop selling Halal meat after only two weeks because the test sale caused a storm of outraged online comments.

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Halal Celebrations: Bringing together friends and family

| 03/12/2015 | Reply
Halal Celebrations: Bringing together friends and family

Meet the young entrepreneur hoping to keep festive celebrations ongoing all year round with his business selling greeting cards and crackers.

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Halal Cosmetics on Growth Path in Saudi Arabia

| 03/12/2015 | Reply
Halal Cosmetics on Growth Path in Saudi Arabia

More companies are focusing on accommodating the growing preference for halal cosmetics products in the country.

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Australia: Halal certification is a “purely commercial exchange” – Senate inquiry

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Australia: Halal certification is a “purely commercial exchange” – Senate inquiry

One recommendation is to establish a single, national registered trademark for halal certified products.

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Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
Brazil: Event brings new food importers to Brazil

A matchmaking event for Brazilian exporters and Arab importers of foodstuffs began this Tuesday (1st) at the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce.

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New publication raises bar for Halal slaughter experiments

| 02/12/2015 | Reply
New publication raises bar for Halal slaughter experiments

A new scientific paper has been published using modern digital technology to increase engagement and transparency in the field of Halal slaughter.

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First Korean food fair held in Dubai

| 01/12/2015 | Reply
First Korean food fair held in Dubai

The K-Food Fair in Dubai comes after the Korean government signed a memorandum of understanding with the Arabic country in March this year regarding halal food.

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Australia: Call for Turnbull government to consider halal labelling overhaul

| 30/11/2015 | Reply
Australia: Call for Turnbull government to consider halal labelling overhaul

The Turnbull government will be asked to consider overhauling halal certification in Australia, including clearer labelling forhalal australia food sold in the domestic market.

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Turkey and Brunei Halal Food venture soon

| 29/11/2015 | Reply
Turkey and Brunei Halal Food venture soon

The ambassador added that the Sultanate could be an export hub in the ASEAN region and that trade is key to Brunei’s economic diversification plans.

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OIC Committed to Coordinating and Supporting Activities of OIC Institutions

| 27/11/2015 | Reply
OIC Committed to Coordinating and Supporting Activities of OIC Institutions

Halal Food Standards, Accreditation and Certification is one recent strategy to enhance intra-OIC trade.

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Bangladesh: ‘Islamic Foundation to provide ‘halal’ certificate’

| 26/11/2015 | 1 Reply
Bangladesh:  ‘Islamic Foundation to provide ‘halal’ certificate’

The organization is the only recognized state-owned body to certify the country’s “halal” products.

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Japan: SMBC to help clients with halal certification

| 26/11/2015 | Reply
Japan: SMBC to help clients with halal certification

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. will work with an Indonesian university to guide corporations through process of certifying products halal.

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Indonesia: The Danger of `Halal` Medicines

| 26/11/2015 | Reply
Indonesia: The Danger of `Halal` Medicines

The government is now formulating a derivative regulation for the implementation of halal certification halal in the pharmaceutical sector.

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Opinion: Why Beauty Brands Should Consider Halal Cosmetics

| 20/11/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Why Beauty Brands Should Consider Halal Cosmetics

Korean cosmetics manufacturers have been seeking halal certifications despite the Muslim population within Korea being extremely small.

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