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Malaysia: 13th Malaysia International Food And Beverage Trade Fair (MIFB) 2012

| 16/07/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: 13th Malaysia International Food And Beverage Trade Fair (MIFB) 2012

Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) had a strong presence with their very own pavilion at MIFB 2012 to promote greater collaboration in Halal certification to the world, while further enhancing Malaysia’s premier position as a global halal hub.

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Saudi Arabia: The Hotel Show

| 01/07/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: The Hotel Show

The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia is set for success as the Kingdom’s Hospitality sector booms
with a flourishing Travel & Tourism industry driving unprecedented business opportunities.

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Russia: Moscow Halal Expo 2012: summing up

| 01/07/2012 | Reply
Russia: Moscow Halal Expo 2012: summing up

The number of exhibitors at the Exhibition exceeded a hundred this year, showing a more than 25% growth compared with the previous year, and almost doubling the results of the first Exhibition in 2010.

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USA: Institute of Food Technologist Annual Meeting & Food Expo

| 30/06/2012 | Reply
USA: Institute of Food Technologist Annual Meeting & Food Expo

I.S.A. welcomed the opportunity to serve as the forefront of Halal certifiers at the Expo again this year by answering questions and providing information to the public on Halal, its guidelines, and the vast opportunities for industry and producers.

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China, Arab countries to hold third economic, trade forum

| 19/06/2012 | Reply
China, Arab countries to hold third economic, trade forum

The third China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum will be held in Northwest China’s city of Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui autonomous region, from September 13-17, with a trade fair for vendors to sell halal food, Muslim commodities and other products.

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Saudi Arabia: Saudi succession decisions come at crucial time

| 17/06/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Saudi succession decisions come at crucial time

The death of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz on Saturday means that – for the second time in less than a year – the key Western ally must pick an heir to the 88-year-old King Abdullah.

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New Zealand: Conference to spotlight growing halal economy

| 10/06/2012 | Reply
New Zealand: Conference to spotlight growing halal economy

Opportunities in the fast-growing global halal economy are to be the focus of the inaugural Asia Dialogue conference, organised by the Business School and the New Zealand Asia Institute. With halal becoming a popular lifestyle choice elsewhere, it is expected to increase in importance for New Zealand exporters.

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USA: Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production workshop in Norwich, NY

| 08/06/2012 | Reply
USA: Alternative Meat Markets and Halal Production workshop in Norwich, NY

During this workshop, on Wednesday, June 20th at Norwich Meadows Farm in Norwich, NY, Zaid Kurdieh will explain how Norwich Meadows Farm has expanded their farm to include on-farm Halal Processing.

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Russia: Moscow hosts 3rd International Halal Exhibition

| 08/06/2012 | Reply
Russia: Moscow hosts 3rd International Halal Exhibition

Russia hosted the Moscow Halal Expo 2012 on June 7, 2012. Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin congratulated attendants and informed that the Halal movement in Russia started in 2002 after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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UK: Islamic scholars say ’NO to machine slaughtered animals’

| 07/06/2012 | 3 Replies
UK: Islamic scholars say ’NO to machine slaughtered animals’

Machine slaughter of animals for halal consumption has been unanimously rejected by 40 of the country’s top Islamic scholars a UK conference has heard. With over 3.5 million poultry being slaughtered halal by machines, this method could now be stopped.

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USA: Challenges and Opportunities for Halal Foods in the Global Market

| 06/06/2012 | Reply
USA: Challenges and Opportunities for Halal Foods in the Global Market

As part of the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Las Vegas on 28 June, audiences will learn that there is a vibrant minority American Muslim or European Muslim community, as the case may be, that need halal products, and how to certify them.

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UK Halal Commission Launched

| 05/06/2012 | Reply
UK Halal Commission Launched

The UK Halal Commission will invite representatives from all segments of the British Muslim community to put forward representations to the body. MCB’s deputy secretary general Dr. Shuja Shafi, will act as interim chairman to help put in place a proper governance structure.

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Pakistan say it can be a Halal Hub in Future

| 04/06/2012 | Reply
Pakistan say it can be a Halal Hub in Future

The CEO of the Halal Research Council, said at a Halal Training Workshop, with international participants, held in Lahore, that Pakistan is being introduced as a Halal hub globally, and by using the Halal logo, its exports can be strongly boosted.

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UK: Muslims of all major branches of Islam sign “Birmingham Declaration”

| 03/06/2012 | Reply
UK:  Muslims of all major branches of Islam sign “Birmingham Declaration”

A proposal was made to set up a UK Halal Commission at a meeting set up by the Association of Non Stun Abbatoirs and led partly the the Muslim Council of Britain. The ‘Birmingham Declaration’, stating the need for this central body, was signed at the event.

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UK: Unanimous decision to support defense of unstunned slaughter

| 03/06/2012 | Reply
UK:  Unanimous decision to support defense of unstunned slaughter

An event organised the Halal Monitoring Committee confirmed the unanimous decision to continue to support the defence of unstunned Halal in the UK. It also included discussion on the campaign against mechanical slaughter.

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Malaysia: Travel mart for Muslims

| 31/05/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: Travel mart for Muslims

Tour and travel operators from 50 countries that are offering packages for Muslims will be coming together at the first World Islamic Tourism Mart 2012 (WITM 2012) in Kuala Lumpur on the 2-4 June 2012.

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Malaysia-Philippines trade set to see steady growth

| 29/05/2012 | Reply
Malaysia-Philippines trade set to see steady growth

Halal certification would not only help the Philippines companies venture into Malaysia, but also serve as a gateway to the halal market of the Asean region and more export destinations.

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UK: Halal judgment day

| 29/05/2012 | Reply
UK: Halal judgment day

Over 40 Mufti’s and Imam’s, from the country’s most respected Islamic scholars will pass a vote on whether machine slaughter of animals for halal consumption is strictly permitted under Islamic law or not, at a conference being held in the UK on the 3rd June.

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Opinion: Why Companies Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Their Social Responsibilities

| 29/05/2012 | Reply
Opinion: Why Companies Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Their Social Responsibilities

70% of young Millennials, those ages 18 to 26, say a company’s commitment to the community has an influence on their decision to work there. “They feel personally responsible, and they feel empowered to create change.”

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Partner Event: Global hoteliers strengthen Saudi Arabia’s industry presence

| 28/05/2012 | Reply
Partner Event: Global hoteliers strengthen Saudi Arabia’s industry presence

The two-day Kingdom Hotel Expansion Summit in Riyadh gathered up to 300 prominent hoteliers, food and beverage heads, executive chefs, developers, consultants and global hospitality suppliers to discuss trends and assess the future of the industry.

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