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USA: Midamar Founder Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison in Halal Meat Case

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
USA: Midamar Founder Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison in Halal Meat Case

The sentence also calls for three years of supervision after release and a $60,000 fine.

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UAE launches world’s first halal e-learning portal

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
UAE launches world’s first halal e-learning portal

“The move will entrench the UAE’s position as a pivotal hub for the halal industry and trade through an interactive, dynamic portal that attracts public and private stakeholders.”

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UAE: Stimulating global output with Islamic Economy

| 25/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: Stimulating global output with Islamic Economy

As with all sectors of the Islamic economy, halal production complements other sectors and any growth in this sector triggers a resulting growth in Islamic economy.

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US: Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay £50 Million After Cancer Death Linked To Talcum Powder

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
US: Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay £50 Million After Cancer Death Linked To Talcum Powder

Lawyer Jere Beasley said that Johnson & Johnson were aware of the risk from as far back as the 1980s – and yet were still ‘lying to the public.’

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UK: Modest Fashion or Fashioning Modesty?

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Modest Fashion or Fashioning Modesty?

    [Photo credit: Diajeng Lestari, HijUp] HijUp Unveiled at London Fashion Week By Jonathan A.J. Wilson, Academic and Greenwich University This week, Indonesian brand and e-commerce platform HijUp made an appearance at London Fashion Week. Early in 2015 they took venture funding between $US1 million and $US10 million from a pool of global investors. […]

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Pakistan has negligible share in global Halal food market

| 24/02/2016 | Reply
Pakistan has negligible share in global Halal food market

Pakistan is a completely halal production base country and has direct access to consumers in Central Asia, Middle East and Europe.

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UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

| 22/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: Global M&A activity in halal food market limited

Despite rising spend on halal food and beverages worldwide, there are a few mergers and acquisitions in the global halal F&B market.

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Dubai Chamber reviews food and beverage growth trajectory

| 22/02/2016 | Reply
Dubai Chamber reviews food and beverage growth trajectory

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted Gulfood Breakfast Briefing for visiting international delegates of Gulfood 2016 exhibition.

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UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

| 22/02/2016 | Reply
UK: Halal verification service DagangHalal heading for IPO

The Group’s revenue has increased from MYR1.18 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2012 to MYR3.405 million for the year ended 31 December 2014.

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UAE: New Zealand body accredited as halal certifier

| 21/02/2016 | Reply
UAE: New Zealand body accredited as halal certifier

The New Zealand Islamic Development Trust (NZIDT) has been officially unveiled as being accredited by the UAE as a halal certifying body.

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Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Modesty means different things to different women

Here’s Why Uniqlo Is Poised To Nail The Muslim Fashion Market.

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Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Businesses For Everybody, Big Opportunities In Store

With 50% of existing halal businesses and 50% of halal certifications coming from non-Muslims in Malaysia, halal is not confined to the Muslim world.

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Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

| 19/02/2016 | Reply
Opinion: Taking the Halal industry forward

THE deputy prime minister’s recent disclosure that Malaysia is losing its halal edge may come as a shock to Malaysians who still think that the country is one of the leaders.

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Holland to ban export of Halal meat

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
Holland to ban export of Halal meat

The Dutch government said it plans to limit ritual slaughter through new measures, including a ban on the export of kosher and halal meat.

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New E-Commerce Sites Specialize in Halal Products for Muslims

| 17/02/2016 | Reply
New E-Commerce Sites Specialize in Halal Products for Muslims

New e-commerce firms are jostling to capitalize on the growing numbers of middle class Muslims who are now spending more than $100 billion a year shopping online.

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Malaysia’s Halal Industry Attracts Investment Worth RM10.6 Bln In 2015

| 16/02/2016 | Reply
Malaysia’s Halal Industry Attracts Investment Worth RM10.6 Bln In 2015

To date, there are 128 halal certified companies in Malaysia, producing halal-compliant cosmetic and personal-care products.

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EU: Muslims Sue Animal Welfare Minister Over Halal Slaughter Ban

| 16/02/2016 | Reply
EU: Muslims Sue Animal Welfare Minister Over Halal Slaughter Ban

Several Muslim organisations are bringing legal proceedings against the Flemish Animal Welfare Minister, Ben Weyts.

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Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

| 15/02/2016 | Reply
Japan joins bandwagon to tap ‘halal’ food market

Japanese firms are also starting to test the waters and exporting small quantities of halal food.

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Egypt looks to expand F&B export base, halal influence

| 14/02/2016 | Reply
Egypt looks to expand F&B export base, halal influence

Egypt’s food and beverage industry is looking to expand its worldwide export footprint and leverage growing demand for halal products.

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Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) launching inquiry into AFIC

| 13/02/2016 | Reply
Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) launching inquiry into AFIC

Charities regulator warns Australian Federation of Islamic Councils it has launched inquiry into whether senior figures spent funds inappropriately.

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