Category: Science & Research

Pakistan: UPM team meets UVAS vice chancellor

| 10/01/2011 | Reply
Pakistan: UPM team meets UVAS vice chancellor

A seven-member delegation from University of Putra, Malaysia, (UPM) on Friday called on the Vice-Chancellor of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Professor Dr Muhammad Nawaz and discussed prospects of both universities’ mutual co-operation. He also discussed the as ways and means to enhance the quality of education and research collaboration in the field of veterinary sciences especially, Halal products.

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Malaysia: First government Halal analysis lab to be ready in 2010

| 05/01/2011 | Reply
Malaysia: First government Halal analysis lab to be ready in 2010

The first government-owned halal analysis laboratory will be built in Bandar Enstek, here, next year with the first phase to cost RM27.3 million, said Minister in the Prime Minister”s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom.

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Iran: MOU signing at the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines

| 28/12/2010 | Reply
Iran: MOU signing at the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines

At this meeting an MoU was signed between Dr. Nahavandian from ICRIC and Dr. Sheibani, the Deputy of Food and Pharmaceutics of the Ministry of Health, Treatment and Medical Education.

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New EU labels for halal and kosher foods spark anger

| 26/12/2010 | 2 Replies
New EU labels for halal and kosher foods spark anger

New move would require halal and kosher meat producers to state on their packaging that animals were not stunned before slaughter, as required by EU rules, a move that has angered the Jewish and Muslim communities.

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Brunei: Brunei’s First Halal and Good Manufacturing Practice

| 06/12/2010 | Reply
Brunei: Brunei’s First Halal and Good Manufacturing Practice

Brunei Darussalam will be the world’s first country to issue guidelines on the production of halal pharmaceuticals, including the use of alcohol and animal products.

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Malaysia: Terengganu university to boost Halal market

| 01/12/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: Terengganu university to boost Halal market

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin will provide guidance and support to businesses wanting to tap the halal market, including providing fully equipped halal and herbal laboratories for ingredient and composition testing.

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Malaysia: USM exports Halal collagen to China

| 14/11/2010 | Reply
Malaysia: USM exports Halal collagen to China

Research collaboration between Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Holista Colltech Limited will see Malaysia supplying 30 metric tons of halal collagen to China. The ovine (sheep) collagen has never been produced by any one else in the world.

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UK: EU-funded DialRel Report on Religious Slaughter now available

| 26/10/2010 | 2 Replies
UK: EU-funded DialRel Report on Religious Slaughter now available

The Dialrel project (Encouraging Dialogue On Issues of Religious Slaughter) has completed its 50-page report entitled “Improving Animal Welfare during Religious Slaughter”. The report, which included an appendix with comments from both Kosher and Halal organisations, can be downloaded in full.

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