Norway warns companies against improper halal labelling and cross contamination


Norway warns against using the Halal Label Incorrectly

By Joyeeta Basu, Food Navigator

halalThe Norwegian Food Safety Authority (FSA) said some companies risked losing their credibility after an annual audit found 12 of 40 businesses had “dishonestly” labelled their products as halal.

FSA will follow up with more supervision campaigns to check the labels.


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Norway regulator gets tough with halal meat producers following contamination scandals

By Gerard O’Dwyer, in Helsinki,

Cross-contamination of meats has become a major problem in Norway as more producers and slaughterhouses add halal production lines to their operations to satisfy growing demand for halal meat among the country’s increasing Muslim population.