Category: Shariah Issues

UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

| 08/02/2018 | Reply
UAE: Global harmonisation of halal certification standards ‘key priority’ for DIEDC in 2018

DIEDC will work with International Halal Accreditation Forum (IHAF)and the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA)—to achieve its goal of harmonising Halal certification standards.

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Opinion: It’s time to label all meat as stunned or unstunned at slaughter

| 02/02/2018 | Reply
Opinion: It’s time to label all meat as stunned or unstunned at slaughter

“Ban halal and kosher meat in the UK.” This is the demand of an online petition signed by more than 88,000 people doing the rounds on social media.

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Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

| 16/01/2018 | Reply
Indonesian university to assist new government organisation as ‘halal guarantor’

The University of Indonesia’s (UI) new Halal Centre is now assisting the government’s recently-formed Halal Products Certification Agency (BPJPH) on halal certification and testing.

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Pakistan Halal Food Authority remains only on paper for two years

| 14/12/2017 | Reply
Pakistan Halal Food Authority remains only on paper for two years

The ministry has asked establishment division to urgently create posts of three director generals for the planned establishment of Pakistan Halal Food Authority (PHFA).

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The Halaal System of Pakistan (An Overview)

| 12/12/2017 | Reply
The Halaal System of Pakistan (An Overview)

The history of Halaal Certification in Pakistan is not very old. However, today Pakistan is in a position to play a pivotal role in the world of Halaal after spending 7 years preparing it’s ‘Halaal System’.

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UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

| 28/11/2017 | Reply
UAE leads key sectors in global Islamic economy

The Global Islamic Economy Indicator for this year evaluated the health of the Islamic economy ecosystem across more than 73 countries, based on equally weighted key metric categories.

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UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

| 18/10/2017 | Reply
UAE: Revamped Islamic Economy strategy 2017-2021 on the cards

The global Fiqh league, to be established in collaboration with the centre’s strategic partners, will be the first international, legally independent non-profit scientific body of its kind in the world.

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France: Creation of the first French standard for Halal food

| 18/09/2017 | Reply
France: Creation of the first French standard for Halal food

Two Articles: The new standard for Halal has been criticized by the representative bodies in the French Council of the Muslim Faith.

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Opinion: The Shari’ah Rules Regarding Vinegar

| 14/07/2017 | Reply
Opinion: The Shari’ah Rules Regarding Vinegar

There is a difference of opinion among the jurists with regards to the permissibility of keeping wine with the intention of turning it into vinegar.

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Belgium: To stun or not to stun

| 08/06/2017 | Reply
Belgium:  To stun or not to stun

Belgium has worked out new rules banning the slaughter of unstunned animals, not sparing traditional rites for Muslim Halal and Jewish Kosher meat.

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UAE: Halal certification soon for online food delivery services

| 25/03/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal certification soon for online food delivery services

IHAF is working with regulatory bodies in the UAE to establish a halal certification system for online food delivery businesses.

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Armenia: First Halal Certification office opens is Armenia

| 11/03/2017 | Reply
Armenia: First Halal Certification office opens is Armenia

The purpose of opening the Halal office in Armenia is to meet the needs of Muslim tourists and help the Armenian farmers to export their products to Islamic countries.

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UK: Father and son cleared in ‘turkey sold as halal lamb’ meat scandal

| 10/03/2017 | Reply
UK: Father and son cleared in ‘turkey sold as halal lamb’ meat scandal

The boss of the now defunct Peterborough-based meat suppliers, Dutch Bangla Direct Ltd, Mahmudur Rohman, was found guilty of all allegations, as was businessman Kamal Rahman.

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Halal certification in Indonesia

| 03/03/2017 | 4 Replies
Halal certification in Indonesia

In contrast to the law no 33 year of 2014 stipulating that MUI is not primary institution for administrating Halal Certificate, MUI still prevails because of the absence of a proposed institution.

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UAE: Global Halal food accreditation certificates distributed at Gulfood

| 28/02/2017 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal food accreditation certificates distributed at Gulfood

Amina Ahmed Mohammed, Executive Director of the Emirates International Accreditation Centre, said the centre has a specific role in verifying the efficiency of halal certification companies and bodies.

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USA: The Rise of Halal-certified Food

| 24/02/2017 | 1 Reply
USA: The Rise of Halal-certified Food

Mirroring a model set decades ago to certify kosher products, American Muslims witness the growth of the Halal certification.

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Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

| 24/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

Description This convention is a gathering of members from Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM. Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM is an institution appointed by JAKIM to ratify halal status of raw materials, critical ingredients, meat and animal based products to be imported in Malaysia. At Halal Certification Bodies Convention, you will […]

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UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

It is a reflection of our commitment, dedication and investment toward achieving an industry standard globally.

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Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification for Prescriptive Medicine issued to CCM

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification for Prescriptive Medicine issued to CCM

JAKIM is the first to certify controlled/prescriptive medicines (Ethical Products) based on the world’s first Halal pharmaceutical standard MS2424:2012 Halal Pharmaceuticals – General Guidelines.

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Consumption of Arthropods – Research Paper

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Consumption of Arthropods – Research Paper

The outcome of this issue comprises of different narratives regarding the opinions of various Schools of thought.

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