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Ex-slaughterman’s action threatens meat industry

| 07/12/2008 | Reply
Ex-slaughterman’s action threatens meat industry

Meat
Industry Association members said they were contacted by the Security
Intelligence Service (SIS) this week after Ahmed Ghanem, an
Egyptian-born halal slaughterman now living in Christchurch, published
articles on a British website decrying New Zealand slaughter methods as
inhumane and contrary to Islamic practice.

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Halal Tourism Gaining Popularity ?in Middle East

| 07/12/2008 | Reply
Halal Tourism Gaining Popularity ?in Middle East

DUBAI — A fresh concept in exhibitions and travel — Halal Tourism — is gaining ground in the region.

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When halal is not enough – Demand for organic all-natural meat among American Muslims increases

| 07/12/2008 | Reply
When halal is not enough – Demand for organic all-natural meat among American Muslims increases

Finding
halal meat has always been a challenge for Muslims in America, though
many larger communities now boast stores and companies catering to
Islamic dietary regulations.
But with rising
awareness of the nature of food production – particularly meat
production – in the giant farms and factories that supply America’s
grocery stores, some Muslims are coming to an understanding that simply
halal, or zabiha meat, is not enough.

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Crescent Halal Chicken Lands On Wal-Mart Shelves

| 06/12/2008 | Reply
Crescent Halal Chicken Lands On Wal-Mart Shelves

Crescent Foods, the Chicago-based Halal chicken producer, recently
sealed a deal to supply Halal chicken products to Wal-Mart, the world’s
biggest retail chain. In a move that reflects the growing demand for
Halal products, five Wal-Mart superstores in the Michigan area now
stock a range of Crescent chicken products. This is further evidence that Halal is really moving into the mainstream.

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Kraft CEO Talk Crisis, Food Industry

| 06/12/2008 | Reply
Kraft CEO Talk Crisis, Food Industry

Now this is how to get Halal on the menu:
‘Rosenfeld explained the extent to which Kraft supports new ideas
brought forward by employees. She mentioned one employee in particular,
a practicing Muslim who drew up a business plan to show how halal
products would be a viable option for Kraft. Now, she said, Kraft will
be coming out with such a line.

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Kosher meat shortage persists

| 05/12/2008 | Reply
Kosher meat shortage persists

Here is another article on the shortage of kosher meat in the US. This will also affect the Muslims who are 16% of the Kosher consumers because of the absence of Halal in their areas. Perhaps it will help to increase the Halal meat business, and show Halal suppliers an opportunity, to serve these Muslims who have turned to Kosher for their meat.

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Summit Industrial Products earns ISO 21469 certification

| 05/12/2008 | Reply
Summit Industrial Products earns ISO 21469 certification

This article on a company that produces lubricants for equipment in the food industry, and also for cosmetic and pharmaceutical production is, once again, showing that Halal certification comes in at many different stages of manufacturing that people do not realise.

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Halal certification for restaurants

| 05/12/2008 | Reply
Halal certification for restaurants

Entrepreneurs in the restaurant business in Brunei will now be able to obtain the ‘halal’ certification from the Halal
Food Control Division and Syariah Affairs at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

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Indonesia to set up halal certification center

| 05/12/2008 | Reply
Indonesia to set up halal certification center

The Indonesian government plans to set up an
international-standard halal (edible according to Islamic law) product
certificiation center, a minister said. Agriculture Minister Anton Apriyantono said here on Tuesday the bill on
halal product guarantee was currently still being discussed at the
parliament, adding he hoped the discussion could be finished soon.

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USA No. 1 chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride files for Chapter 11

| 03/12/2008 | Reply
USA No. 1 chicken producer Pilgrim’s Pride files for Chapter 11
The economic pressures facing the U.S. chicken industry came into full view Monday when the No. 1 producer, Pilgrim’s Pride, (PPC) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy-court protection. Pilgrim’s,
which produces 25% of U.S. broilers, suffered a triple whammy of large
debt, high feed prices and lower prices for chicken amid weakening
demand in the U.S. and abroad.

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Kosher getting harder to find

| 03/12/2008 | Reply
Kosher getting harder to find

The closure of Agriprocessors kosher meat facility in Iowa has had a strong knock-on effect throughout the kosher food retailing sector in the USA. Supplies have been effected, some product lines have been cut and prices are climbing. It remains to be seen if any other producers can step into the gap created by the closure of Agriprocessors, but for now kosher is harder to find on the shelves.

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Halal Food on US Campus

| 02/12/2008 | Reply
Halal Food on US Campus

This article is proof that if the demand is there Halal food will be made available for the Muslims. This extends to all areas of the food industry.

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More than 5,000 butchers to be employed in UK

| 02/12/2008 | Reply
More than 5,000 butchers to be employed in UK

LONDON:
Over 5,000 butchers from Pakistan will get employment in the halal meat
industry of UK through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed
between the National Halal Foods Group of UK and Overseas Employment
Cooperation of Pakistan, diplomatic sources here say.


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Get halal certs, Aussie beef producers urged

| 02/12/2008 | Reply
Get halal certs, Aussie beef producers urged

PERTH:
Malaysia is encouraging Australian beef producers to get halal
certification from the Depart­ment of Islamic Development Ma­­laysia
(Jakim) to boost meat supplies in the country, said Veterinary
Ser­vices Department director-general Datuk Dr Abd Aziz Jamaluddin.

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Marketing to Muslims…the trend continues to grow

| 01/12/2008 | Reply
Marketing to Muslims…the trend continues to grow

The trend to recognise Muslims as a potentially powerful consumer force continues to gather steam, with a new report from JWT and AMRB. Results from studies in 10 predominantly Muslim countries confirms the view that Muslim Consumer Power is an untapped and very significant resource. The Halal movement is likely to be a major beneficiary as this force gathers pace, as corporations and suppliers will beome increasingly willing to cater to the Muslim consumer, especially in these turbulant economic times.

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Indonesian chefs, teachers ready to fill New Zealand market

| 30/11/2008 | Reply
Indonesian chefs, teachers ready to fill New Zealand market

Local
skilled workers will have a chance next year to try their luck in New
Zealand, which has agreed to open up to Indonesian workers as part of a
free trade agreement (FTA). The bilateral agreement, an auxiliary deal under the
ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand FTA signed in August, will create new jobs
for chefs and semiskilled workers, Trade Minister Mari Elka Pangestu
said Friday.

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Indonesia says eyeing beef imports from Brazil

| 29/11/2008 | Reply
Indonesia says eyeing beef imports from Brazil

Indonesia is considering
permitting imports of beef products from Brazil to help reduce
dependence on a few exporting countries, Agriculture Minister
Anton Apriyantono told Reuters on Thursday.

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Filipino Food Exporters book $20M in sales at Halal World Expo 2008

| 29/11/2008 | Reply
Filipino Food Exporters book $20M in sales at Halal World Expo 2008

FILIPINO exporters
booked sales of various halal food products totaling $19.91 million in
the recently concluded Halal World Expo 2008 in the United Arab
Emirates (UAE), said the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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Brazil invests to enlarge its participation in food and beverage imports in Arab markets

| 29/11/2008 | Reply
Brazil invests to enlarge its participation in food and beverage imports in Arab markets

The Brazilian Trade and
Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) has announced that it will
organise “Flavours from Brasil” at the Intercontinental Hotel –
Festival City, Dubai from February 16 to 17, 2009, in an effort to
strengthen the reputation of Brazilian food brands in the Middle East’s
food and beverage market.

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Trade Within IMT-GT Expected to Hit US$5b Next Year

| 28/11/2008 | Reply
Trade Within IMT-GT Expected to Hit US$5b Next Year

TRADE within member states and provinces of the Indonesia-
Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) could reach US$5 billion
(RM18.1 billion) by next year.

IMT-GT Joint Business Council
(JBC) Malaysia chairman Datuk Faudzi Noh said an Asian Development Bank
(ADB) survey estimates the current IMT-GT intra-trade at US$3.8 billion
(RM13.76 billion), with the biggest contributors being agriculture
products, spare parts, and services such as medical and healthcare.

“There is huge potential even in the halal
industry. The three countries now contribute only three per cent to the
halal market. We feel that there are tremendous opportunities for our
entrepreneurs,” he said.

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