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Category: UK

UK: Shazan Foods firm is set for growth

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Shazan Foods firm is set for growth

Shazans Foods has announced an equity investment and strategic supply partnership with Scotland-based One Stop Halal Ltd. Shazans will now enter into the chilled market.

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UK: UK Halal Specialist Expands into Europe

| 01/07/2014 | Reply
UK: UK Halal Specialist Expands into Europe

Lancashire-based halal food manufacturer KQF has seen its products gain a strong foothold in fast-growing markets in France and other European countries.

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UK: Positive response from government to slaughter petition

| 24/06/2014 | Reply
UK: Positive response from government to slaughter petition

The e-petition is one of the fastest growing petitions on the HM Government website and reached 50,000 signatures in just two weeks.

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Opinion: The Muslim Pound

| 21/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The Muslim Pound

Evan Davis, Radio 4, talks to entrepreneurs who work with Muslim consumers and asks them how much can established companies learn from them.

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Opinion: Blatant cruelty perpetrated on animals in the UK

| 13/06/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Blatant cruelty perpetrated on animals in the UK

HAB calls on BVA to explain why they continuously attack Muslim & Jewish slaughter methods with other blatant cruelty being done to animals in the UK.

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Kuwait: The Conference on the Halal Industry concludes

| 26/05/2014 | Reply
Kuwait: The Conference on the Halal Industry concludes

The conference concluded by honoring Dr Hani Al-Mazeedi with title of Halal Ambassador for his commitment and passion in developing the halal industry.

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UK: Defra delay stun legislation for poultry

| 23/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Defra delay stun legislation for poultry

After a judicial review was launched on behalf of over 20 abattoir operators, implementation of an EU regulation requiring increased currents is under further consideration.

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UK: Will people pay more to ensure their meat is not Halal?

| 19/05/2014 | 2 Replies
UK: Will people pay more to ensure their meat is not Halal?

The vast majority of UK shoppers are not prepared to pay more to ensure they do not eat halal meat, research indicates.

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UK: Ethical, organic, safe: the other side of Halal food

| 18/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Ethical, organic, safe: the other side of Halal food

Many halal meat producers too often mirror the pitfalls of the mass food industry: expediency and cheapness rather than natural methods of farming and raising animals.

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UK blocked labels on halal meat

| 15/05/2014 | Reply
UK blocked labels on halal meat

The British government opposed EU measures that would have required meat to carry labels confirming whether it came from animals that had been stunned.

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Opinion: The huge uproar against the Halal industry

| 12/05/2014 | Reply
Opinion: The huge uproar against the Halal industry

Is this about business and certification fees? Should the certification body be a government-owned/operated entity to reduce conflict of interest?

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UK: David Cameron ‘won’t intervene on labels’ for Halal meat

| 10/05/2014 | 1 Reply
UK: David Cameron ‘won’t intervene on labels’ for Halal meat

The labelling of ritually-slaughtered meat is a matter for retailers, customers and faith groups, the prime minister’s spokesman has said.

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UK: Pizza Express, halal chicken and the anti-Muslim prejudice that stands exposed

| 09/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Pizza Express, halal chicken and the anti-Muslim prejudice that stands exposed

The High Street restaurant chain says it serves only ritually-slaughtered chicken on its menu, provoking anger among campaigners.

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UK: Why does the supply of halal meat outstrip demand?

| 08/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Why does the supply of halal meat outstrip demand?

Two articles on the labelling of Halal meat in the UK. First article focuses on New Zealand lamb.

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UK: Multiples’ drive into Halal meat market shows growing importance of ethnic shoppers

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Multiples’ drive into Halal meat market shows growing importance of ethnic shoppers

Food shopping in the community is split between the major multiples and discounters and specialist ethnic outlets for ethnic foods and Halal meat.

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UK: Subway denies ‘switch’ to halal meats

| 02/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Subway denies ‘switch’ to halal meats

Subway has refuted claims that it has ‘switched’ to halal meat alternatives in its stores, those store were opened as Halal stores by the Franchisee.

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Goldman Sachs made $400m on Food Speculation in 2012

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
Goldman Sachs made $400m on Food Speculation in 2012

This article is a year old…but it is worth re-reading. Investment banks that speculate in food commodities are effectively contributing to the starvation the world’s poorest people.

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UK: Partnership Promotes A Global Halal Certification

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Partnership Promotes A Global Halal Certification

The standard was created with 13 well-known Islamic scholars to represent a wide cross-section of the Muslim community.

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UK: Halal meat withdrawn from school menus in Leicester

| 01/05/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal meat withdrawn from school menus in Leicester

Halal meat has been withdrawn from city schools after tests revealed a lamb kebab contained more than 50 per cent beef.

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UK: Halal food park opens in Birmingham

| 25/04/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal food park opens in Birmingham

It will have the name First Halal Business Park, with JKY Food Solutions, Asia Halal Meat and Asia Halal Poultry on site – with more due to move in in coming months.

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