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Muslims gathered in Istanbul against non-Muslims interfering in Halal issues

| 19/06/2015 | Reply
Muslims gathered in Istanbul against non-Muslims interfering in Halal issues

There were representatives from more than 50 Islamic organizations and associations from about 32 countries.

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Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

| 19/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: Want to enjoy Ramadan abroad?

While many people resort to long hours of sleep to avoid hunger pangs and sweltering summer heat during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, others decide to travel.

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UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

| 18/06/2015 | Reply
UK: Top firms to showcase at UK’s first Muslim Lifestyle Expo

Businesses from across the world specialising in a range of sectors are set to attend the UK’s first-ever international exhibition on Muslim lifestyle.

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China: Halal meat opportunities identified in China

| 18/06/2015 | Reply
China: Halal meat opportunities identified in China

GHC based in Sharjah is teaming up with the China International Trade Promotion Centre (CITPC) to roll out certification in China for halal meat products.

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UK: Farm minister faces row over reviewing religious slaughter

| 18/06/2015 | Reply
UK:  Farm minister faces row over reviewing religious slaughter

George Eustice said that he would review a decision made last year to shelve EU laws intended to ensure that chickens were unconscious before being killed.

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UAE: Booming China-Dubai trade to boost global Halal business

| 16/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Booming China-Dubai trade to boost global Halal business

JAFZA is keen on expanding bilateral trade of halal food and commodities with companies from China. Approximately 7,200 licensed firms operate in the JAFZA.

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Japanese Firms Keen On Partnerships With Malaysia

| 16/06/2015 | Reply
Japanese Firms Keen On Partnerships With Malaysia

A company that manages to secure a Halal certificate from Malaysia can easily be approved in other Muslim countries because the Halal level in the country is high.

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UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

| 13/06/2015 | Reply
UK: How fashion is courting the Muslim pound

Set to start next week, Ramadan and especially Eid increasingly signal a spending spree among Middle Eastern visitors to the UK.

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Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italy: More attractive Destinations with Muslim Friendly Hospitality

Italia Bayti, Muslim friendly hospitality, includes training and accreditation of restaurants, hotels, coffee shop, spa and wellness centers for Muslim travellers.

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UK: 2 Sisters poultry processing plant taken over by 1Stop Halal

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UK: 2 Sisters poultry processing plant taken over by 1Stop Halal

A chicken processing plant in Suffolk is to change hands next month with a halal meat operation taking over the site.

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UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
UAE: Jebel Ali Free Zone as Halal industry hub

During 5-day Japanese roadshow in Sapporo, Osaka and Tokyo of Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has successfully positioned the Free Zone as the Halal industry hub.

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Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

| 10/06/2015 | Reply
Italian firms look at halal, kosher opportunities

Italian producers encouraged to take up business opportunity of ‘Made in Italy’ products, which are a status symbol in Middle East, to be Halal certified.

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EU Report on Consumer Information about Stunning

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
EU Report on Consumer Information about Stunning

Covering 13,500 respondents (500 from each of the EU-27 member states), the report attempted to ascertain if meat products need labelling information on the method of slaughter, primarily whether stunned or un-stunned.

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USA: Why is 41% of the country’s packaged food kosher?

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
USA: Why is 41% of the country’s packaged food kosher?

Considering how few people keep kosher in the US—Jews make up less than 2% of the population, and only a portion of them follow Jewish dietary laws.

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USA: Cedar Rapids company wants halal mislabeling charges dropped

| 09/06/2015 | Reply
USA: Cedar Rapids company wants halal mislabeling charges dropped

Islamic Services of America filed a dismissal motion Friday in U.S. District Court, asserting that the charges are a violation of the First Amendment.

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China practices double standard with Muslims

| 08/06/2015 | Reply
China practices double standard with Muslims

Chinese authorities ordered Muslim shopkeepers and restaurant owners in a village in Xinjiang to sell alcohol and cigarettes.

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Muslim community in Macao grows rapidly

| 06/06/2015 | Reply
Muslim community in Macao grows rapidly

The Muslims are among the oldest residents of Macao. They first arrived as traders from Persia and the Middle East in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

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Godiva to satisfy the Arab sweet tooth, double its UAE and Saudi presence

| 05/06/2015 | Reply
Godiva to satisfy the Arab sweet tooth, double its UAE and Saudi presence

Godiva Chocolatier plans to double its locations in the UAE and Saudi Arabia in the next six to 12 months as part of a global expansion plan.

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Opinion: The New Religion: How the emphasis on ‘clean eating’ has created a moral hierarchy for food

| 04/06/2015 | Reply
Opinion: The New Religion: How the emphasis on ‘clean eating’ has created a moral hierarchy for food

The rise in food movements has coincided with a decline of religion in society, with many people seeking familiar values such as purity, ethics, goodness.

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Good Response To Malaysian Halal Food In China

| 02/06/2015 | Reply
Good Response To Malaysian Halal Food In China

PPIPBM expects a good response to Malaysian halal products in China with the signing of an agreement with two Chinese supermarket chains last month.

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