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UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

| 30/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Labelling under the spotlight

Oli Haenlein examines the different arguments on how meat should be labelled, given slaughter and other welfare factors.

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UK: Consumers unfazed by halal meat, finds study

| 29/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Consumers unfazed by halal meat, finds study

The June 2014 study, which surveyed 2,000 British consumers, found that 52% were not concerned, and one third avoided Halal meat.

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UK: One Stop Halal opens 200,000 sq ft plant to tap growth in halal foods

| 25/07/2014 | Reply
UK:  One Stop Halal opens 200,000 sq ft plant to tap growth in halal foods

Steve Ewels, a former Tesco Ethnic foods buyer formed a joint venture with chilled Halal food brand Shazans last April.

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UK: Halal Food Authority recognised by JAKIM Malaysia

| 23/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Halal Food Authority recognised by JAKIM Malaysia

Halal Food Authority has been confirmed as a recognised Halal Certification Body by the Halal Hub Division of JAKIM after a rigourous audit of their certification and audit procedures.

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Opinion: Insights from global Halal brand expert

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Insights from global Halal brand expert

An interview with Dr. Jonathan A.J. Wilson on he has established himself as one of the world’s leading brand experts on the halal industry.

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UK: Quran doesn’t ban stunning animals, insists imam

| 07/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Quran doesn’t ban stunning animals, insists imam

A prominent imam has reignited the debate about ritual slaughter by urging the government to ban halal killing unless animals have been stunned first.

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UK: Disgust at Halal meat in school meals

| 04/07/2014 | Reply
UK: Disgust at Halal meat in school meals

An investigation by The Argus found catering companies had been providing unlabelled halal meat to schools in Brighton and across the county.

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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 | Reply
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 | 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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