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Halal mark a must for all food products in UAE

| 18/05/2013 | Reply
Halal mark a must for all food products in UAE

All food products claiming to be halal need to have a halal mark and certification from next year, a senior official from the Emirates Standardisation and Metrology Authority (Esma) has said.

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UK: Paragon Quality Foods denies its halal burgers contained pork

| 17/05/2013 | Reply
UK:  Paragon Quality Foods denies its halal burgers contained pork

The company accused of supplying halal burgers containing pork to schools across the city has said independent tests have revealed it has done nothing wrong. Leicester firm ESPO conducted the tests on behalf of the city council.

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Opinion: Pope Francis calls for ethical financial and economic reform

| 17/05/2013 | Reply
Opinion: Pope Francis calls for ethical financial and economic reform

In one of his most outspoken comments since his election two months ago, Pope Francis has called for worldwide “financial reform along ethical lines” which would curb the “tyranny” of “markets and financial speculation”.

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Kyrgyzstan to develop Halal standards

| 17/05/2013 | Reply
Kyrgyzstan to develop Halal standards

Halal standards and certification process could be a win-win for the Kyrgyz government as they will protect consumer rights and benefit the economy. Kyrgyzstan plans to issue uniform standards and to form a National Halal Association.

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Canada: Halal Food Fest – Celebrating Diversity Through Halal Food

| 16/05/2013 | Reply
Canada: Halal Food Fest – Celebrating Diversity Through Halal Food

On June 1 and 2, people from all over the Greater Toronto area will be attending the first ever Canadian halal food festival. Also others from cities across Canada and the US!

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EU: Anuga 2013: A Taste of Global Innovations Set to Take Place October 5-9

| 16/05/2013 | Reply
EU: Anuga 2013: A Taste of Global Innovations Set to Take Place October 5-9

The leading trade fair for the global food industry takes place biennially in Cologne, Germany. This year’s show promises to be bigger and better than the 2011 show, which hosted more than 6,700 exhibitors from almost 100 countries.

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EU: Polish exports of meat for Jews, Muslims in limbo

| 16/05/2013 | Reply
EU: Polish exports of meat for Jews, Muslims in limbo

Millions of euros were being made exporting the halal and kosher meat to countries like Egypt, Iran and Israel, as well as to Muslim and Jewish markets inside Europe. The kosher and halal business had boomed until January, when the ban took effect.

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Iran’s ‘Halal Internet’ is really a ‘Filternet’

| 15/05/2013 | Reply
Iran’s ‘Halal Internet’ is really a ‘Filternet’

Iran’s long-awaited “national Internet” appears to now be online–instead of a sealed-off nation-wide intranet, Iran’s government is now slowing access to verboten foreign websites and blocking VPNs.

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UK: Pork Found In Halal Lamb Burgers In Schools

| 09/05/2013 | Reply
UK:  Pork Found In Halal Lamb Burgers In Schools

An investigation is being carried out by the Food Standards Agency and Doncaster Council into how and where the contaminating meat got into the lamb.

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Sri Lanka: Halal still on the local menu

| 09/05/2013 | Reply
Sri Lanka: Halal still on the local menu

Despite all the protests and objections raised by some groups, especially the Bodu Bala Sena against the sale and distribution of halal products in Sri Lanka, the government is continuing with the recognition of halal products.

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China: West Halal Food Base

| 08/05/2013 | Reply
China:  West Halal Food Base

The Xi’an Yongxin Halal Food Company has invested in the West Halal Food Base, located in the Xi’an Bonded Area and covering an area of 70 mu (about 4.67 hectares). The products of Xi’an Yongxin Halal Food Company are available around China

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South Africa: Halal Tourism Conference

| 08/05/2013 | Reply
South Africa: Halal Tourism Conference

The Durban Chamber of Commerce & Industry, in partnership with Durban Tourism, will be hosting South Africa’s 1st Halaal Tourism Conference at the Elangeni Hotel, Durban on 29 May 2013.

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Russia: Major poultry complex planned for North Caucasus

| 08/05/2013 | Reply
Russia: Major poultry complex planned for North Caucasus

The Russian government has approved the construction of the largest poultry complex in the Republic of North Caucasus, in the southern part of the country. It will be located in the territory of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria.

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USA: Muslims having problem in “halal meat” in US

| 07/05/2013 | Reply
USA: Muslims having problem in “halal meat” in US

Ali Kucukkarca, the owner of the biggest halal slaughter facility in the east, said, “60 percent of the meat which is being sold with halal certificate in New York and New Jersey is not Halal.” Many institutions which gave a halal certificate are not reliable.

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EU: Exhibition of Traditional Art of BIH at SAHAF 2013

| 07/05/2013 | Reply
EU: Exhibition of Traditional Art of BIH at SAHAF 2013

The Sarajevo Halal Forum SAHAF 2013 is an international forum and fair of the halal industry that will be held in Skenderija from 15-17 May 2013.

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UK: Luton Council of Mosques ban’s halal meals in 18 local schools

| 06/05/2013 | 1 Reply
UK: Luton Council of Mosques ban’s halal meals in 18 local schools

The authority has reassured parents that there is no issue relating to the source or safety of the meat and poultry that has been served previously. Schools are now having to offer pupils vegetarian meals while the review is taking place.

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Kuwaiti Official hails Mohammed bin Rashid’s initiative “Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy”

| 06/05/2013 | Reply
Kuwaiti Official hails Mohammed bin Rashid’s initiative “Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy”

The initiative known as “Dubai: Capital of Islamic Economy” was announced in January 2013 by Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid. It aims at further diversifying Dubai’s economy and boosting Islamic economy.

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Malaysia: Religious Tourism Boost In Malaysia

| 05/05/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Religious Tourism Boost In Malaysia

Having been ranked the friendliest country for Muslim holidaymakers for the third year running, Malaysia has confirmed its position as a premier halal tourism destination.

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Malaysia: Hub Evolves Into High-tech Manufacturing Activities For Halal Products

| 04/05/2013 | Reply
Malaysia: Hub Evolves Into High-tech Manufacturing Activities For Halal Products

Although a big chunk of the 280-hectare hub has been sold, only five firms had started operations, while another 18 other companies or land owners had not developed their land.

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South Africa: Cadbury is Halal

| 04/05/2013 | 2 Replies
South Africa: Cadbury is Halal

Cadbury’s chocolates produced in South Africa will soon have a halal emblem on its packaging following the completion of its halal certification process by the South African National Halal Authority (Sanha).

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