Tag: Halal Integrity

Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

| 21/07/2014 | Reply
Opinion: Losing Halal Meat Market Synergies ?

Achieving Global Halal Integrity is not only difficult to achieve, from time to time it may result in unforeseen side-effects.

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Thailand: Uncontrolled growth of halal food sector

| 12/01/2014 | Reply
Thailand: Uncontrolled growth of halal food sector

An increase in the number of non-Muslims also preferring Halal foods has led to the uncontrolled growth of the halal food sector. Certifications are not strict enough.

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UK: FSA rejects responsibility for Halal certification

| 05/06/2013 | Reply
UK: FSA rejects responsibility for Halal certification

Halal certification is not a responsibility for the Food Standards Agency (FSA), but that of halal certification bodies, an FSA report has confirmed.

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UK: Safeguard against Halal product contamination, warns Eblex

| 23/03/2013 | Reply
UK: Safeguard against Halal product contamination, warns Eblex

Trace contamination in halal meat products can be safeguarded against if processors across England work with religious communities, Eblex has said.

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UAE: Golden Halal opportunity beckons at the heart of the Islamic World

| 17/02/2013 | Reply
UAE: Golden Halal opportunity beckons at the heart of the Islamic World

A book called Pig 05049 that proved pieces of one pig, the 05049 of the title, ended up in 185 separate products, from toothpaste to dough improver and desserts. Meindertsma’s book offers a lesson for everyone about how the processing of products has changed in the globalised world.

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UK: Meat tests to be revealed after pork DNA in halal food scandal

| 06/02/2013 | Reply
UK: Meat tests to be revealed after pork DNA in halal food scandal

The results of industry tests will be published “to provide a clearer picture of standards”, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said after a meeting attended by food and farming minister David Heath, and major food retailers and suppliers yesterday.

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UK: Council of Mosques clashes with Halal Food Authority after pork DNA scandal

| 05/02/2013 | Reply
UK: Council of Mosques clashes with Halal Food Authority after pork DNA scandal

A Council of Mosques has called for a boycott of Halal Food Authority (HFA) products. The HFA meanwhile hit back stating they still have one of the ‘most stringent and well regulated auditing systems for accreditation of halal meat’.

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Malaysia: IP Bank To Store All Halal-related Intellectual Properties

| 05/04/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: IP Bank To Store All Halal-related Intellectual Properties

The world’s first-of-its-kind Halal Intellectual Property (IP) Bank initiated by the Halal Industry Development Corp (HDC) has been formed to store all registered and licensed halal intellectual properties and ideas.

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Malaysia: Halal Status Of Imported Products Can Be Checked Online From Next Year

| 03/04/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: Halal Status Of Imported Products Can Be Checked Online From Next Year

From next year, Muslims can check the halal content of an imported product in the market via the Halal Verified Engine (HVE) system through the Malaysian Islamic Development Department’s (Jakim) website.

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Malaysia: MACS Becomes The First GLC To Receive Sirims QMS From Islamic Perspective

| 26/03/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: MACS Becomes The First GLC To Receive Sirims QMS From Islamic Perspective

Malaysia Airport Consultancy Service (MACS), a Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad subsidiary, has become the first government-linked company (GLC) to receive the MS1900:2005 certified by QAS International based on Quality Management System from the Islamic Perspective.

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Saudi Arabia: Experts to discuss Halal food at conference in Riyadh Sunday

| 10/02/2012 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Experts to discuss Halal food at conference in Riyadh Sunday

King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, will patronize here Sunday the first global conference on Halal food held by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority. The conference will come up with recommendations on the best ways to monitor food, lay down Halal food requirements, and seek to foster trade relations between participating countries.

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Brunei: Use of RFID to track Halal food products

| 12/01/2012 | Reply
Brunei: Use of RFID to track Halal food products

Under this pilot project, the RFID traceability system will be developed by John Harith Technology Sdn Bhd to authenticate and track the Halal status for food products where the initial focus will be on detection of chicken and raw meat produced by the local abattoir.

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Malaysia: Fahim To Develop Halal Integrity Management System In Ningxia Muslim Region

| 09/01/2012 | Reply
Malaysia: Fahim To Develop Halal Integrity Management System In Ningxia Muslim Region

Executive Chairman Datuk Ibrahim Ahmad Badawi, of Ibrahim Holdings Bhd, the parent company of Fahim Technologies, said Fahim worked together with the Ningxia provincial government to develop Ningxia as the first hub for its halal integrity management solution in China via a joint-venture company, Ningxia Fahim International Halal Industry Co Ltd.

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China province first to get a Halal status tracking system

| 05/01/2012 | Reply
China province first to get a Halal status tracking system

With an eye on the small but growing halal food market in China, Malaysia-based Fahim Technologies has expanded its halal integrity solution services to the country’s autonomous Muslim-populated province of Ningxia.

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Australia: Uniform Halal regulations key to live exports

| 07/06/2011 | Reply
Australia: Uniform Halal regulations key to live exports

AUSTRALIA should pressure its Islamic neighbours to end cruelty in the live cattle trade, a Territory Senator said yesterday. “We need a uniform interpretation of Islamic law across the region which takes account of basic animal welfare standards and modern technology.”

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Philippines: Goals for Halal industry outlined

| 07/06/2011 | Reply
Philippines: Goals for Halal industry outlined

NCMF Secretary/CEO Lucman spoke before stakeholders at an International Halal Assurance Seminar (IHAS) held Friday and Saturday at a Makati Hotel, where she minced no words in citing the importance of the role of government in putting to order the local Halal industry.

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France: Suspension of Herta halal production

| 04/02/2011 | Reply
France: Suspension of Herta halal production

Nestle’s Position Statement on their withdrawal of Herta Halal products until full assessment has been made of the necessary supply chain needs.

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France: Nestle suspends Herta halal products due to pork traces

| 03/02/2011 | Reply
France: Nestle suspends Herta halal products due to pork traces

“We have decided to carry out DNA tests so this will delay deliveries … As a result we are suspending production in France until we find a new production process,” a spokeswoman said.

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Opinion: When Haram Can Become Halal – Part II

| 28/12/2010 | Reply
Opinion: When Haram Can Become Halal – Part II

The second Islamic legal principle that complements my deliberation on istihalah last week is istihlak, or ‘extreme dilution’. Readers must be careful here so as not to confuse the two.

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EU: European Council agrees on new labeling rules for food

| 07/12/2010 | Reply
EU: European Council agrees on new labeling rules for food

The version of the regulation that the Council has sent back to the European Parliament for their consideration does not include Amendment 205 the clause which would have required that all meat and meat products slaughtered by the shechita/Halal method be pejoratively labeled.

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