Category: Europe

Obituary: Abdalhamid Evans, a thought leader in the Islamic Economy

| 06/06/2018 | Reply
Obituary: Abdalhamid Evans, a thought leader in the Islamic Economy

By Susan Labadi and Salama Evans On 3 June 2018, the world lost a visionary, a pioneer, who shared the vision of a harmonized global halal lifestyle and worked tirelessly for it to take root across a unified Islamic Economy. Abdalhamid Evans was a thought leader in the Islamic Economy who spoke gently and knowledgeably […]

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UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

| 31/05/2018 | Reply
UK: ‘Misleading’ claim over stunned halal poultry rejected

By Jack Davies, Editor, Poultry World The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has rejected a claim made against poultry supplier Winterton Brothers that its pre-stunned chicken could not be called “100% halal”. The firm advertises itself as a family-run business specialising in supplying halal poultrymeat, and its website prominently advertises that it offers “original 100% halal”, […]

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EU top court upholds Belgian limits on halal slaughter

| 29/05/2018 | Reply
EU top court upholds Belgian limits on halal slaughter

Europe’s top court on Tuesday said halal slaughter is only allowed in licensed slaughterhouses.

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TE-FOOD Collaborates With HALAL TRAIL To Bring Halal Food Companies To Blockchain

| 27/05/2018 | Reply
TE-FOOD Collaborates With HALAL TRAIL To Bring Halal Food Companies To Blockchain

It will track livestock as well as fresh food from farms to tables, through the halal food chain.

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UK: Muslim charity to put ‘Glory be to Allah’ posters on buses to portray Islam in a positive light

| 16/05/2018 | 1 Reply
UK: Muslim charity to put ‘Glory be to Allah’ posters on buses to portray Islam in a positive light

Islamic Relief hopes the posters, which bear the words “Subhan Allah”, meaning “Glory be to God” in Arabic, will portray Islam and international aid in a positive light.

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UK: Birmingham CEO named in Muslim Power 100

| 16/05/2018 | Reply
UK: Birmingham CEO named in Muslim Power 100

The Muslim 100 Power list is compiled by Power 100, the research and analytical arm of The British Publishing Company.

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UAE-UK technical cooperation in accreditation for laboratories and conformity assessment

| 15/05/2018 | Reply
UAE-UK technical cooperation in accreditation for laboratories and conformity assessment

The MOU’s will provide accreditation to Halal certification partners for products in the United Kingdom and Europe, according to the UAE requirements for Halal.

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UK: Fourth HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2018

| 11/05/2018 | Reply
UK: Fourth HFA Halal Industry Conference (HHIC) 2018

The conference drew attendees from UK, Europe, Middle-East and Far-East including representatives from mainstream global food brands.

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UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

| 10/05/2018 | 1 Reply
UK retailers cash in on Ramadan and Eid

This year an estimated four million British Muslims will be observing the holy month of Ramadan and fasting during the day.

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UK: Europe’s first Eid Shopping Festival comes to Westfield London in June

| 06/05/2018 | Reply
UK: Europe’s first Eid Shopping Festival comes to Westfield London in June

The London Eid Festival 2018 takes place on 23rd and 24th June 2018 at Westfield London.

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Italy: Italian-Arab Bourse: ‘halal certificates good for business’

| 05/05/2018 | Reply
Italy: Italian-Arab Bourse: ‘halal certificates good for business’

How certifying products as ‘halal’ can be good for business was discussed with the head of the WHAD-World Halal Development, Annamaria Aisha Tiozzo.

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UK: Breaking Boundaries in Modest Fashion

| 27/04/2018 | Reply
UK: Breaking Boundaries in Modest Fashion

This weekend saw thousands of Muslims gather for the premier Modest Fashion Live catwalk show at the London Muslim Lifestyle Show in Olympia.

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Spain: Halal industry, protagonist in Alimentaria 2018

| 18/04/2018 | Reply
Spain: Halal industry, protagonist in Alimentaria 2018

One of the novelties of Alimentaria is the expansion of the sample and activities related to the halal industry, called Expo Halal Alimentaria.

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Malaysia: New harmonisation body will take the ‘joke’ out of profit-seeking Halal certification

| 14/04/2018 | Reply
Malaysia: New harmonisation body will take the ‘joke’ out of profit-seeking Halal certification

The Saudi regulator said many had adopted an interpretation of Halal practices that is too loose, in a bid to attract more paying customers to use their Halal stamps.

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Spain: Alimentaria promotes Halal products in Barcelona

| 14/04/2018 | Reply
Spain: Alimentaria promotes Halal products in Barcelona

With the exhibition, Halal food will be the main feature of the 2nd International Halal Congress, including the CEO of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology.

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Opinion: The stakes are high

| 13/04/2018 | Reply
Opinion: The stakes are high

The stakes are high, not only for religious reasons for Muslims, but also international implications, where people are campaigning against Halal slaughter practices.

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UK: Ramadan through the generations

| 10/04/2018 | 1 Reply
UK: Ramadan through the generations

Asda has been leading the way with their extensive Ramadan range, catering to both the younger and older generations.

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UK: GSO Halal Training and HHIC 2018 – London 2 May 2018

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
UK: GSO Halal Training and HHIC 2018 – London 2 May 2018

The Halal Food Authority in collaboration with the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC), UAE will be organizing the Halal Academy Training on ‘Gulf Halal Standards’.

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Director General of Insurance Authority (IA) inaugurates world’s largest Takaful forum

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
Director General of Insurance Authority (IA) inaugurates world’s largest Takaful forum

Since its inception in 2006, The World Takaful Conference has been a significant contributor to enhancing growth, excellence and innovation in the global Takaful industry.

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UK: Halal Butchery Workshop – HHIC 2018 London

| 09/04/2018 | Reply
UK: Halal Butchery Workshop – HHIC 2018 London

In conjunction with the Halal Food Authority annual conference, AHDB Beef & Lamb would like to invite you to a Halal butchery workshop, where we aim to deliver value to the Halal butchery sector.

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