General halal food updates
The need to establish a disease-free zone for animals is deemed crucial to a country that is looking to develop its local meat sector and cater to the burgeoning global Halal market.
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Kenya has signed a lucrative 1,000 metric tonnes per month, or Sh500 million a month Halal meat supply tender with Iran, marking a major boost for the nascent beef export sector.
Chefs, food service personnel and retail customers are all raving about Midamar's latest introduction - the world's first Halal air chilled, antibiotic free and organic chicken.
A Kenyan meat distributor Farmer's Choice announced it will start exporting Halal meat products to the UAE before the end of this year.
A'Saffa Poultry, one of the Oman's largest poultry producer, is now called A'Saffa Foods to facilitate its diversification into Halal food business.
Malaysian and Pakistani universities are discussing ways to enhance collaboration within veterinary science to improve Halal livestock research, education and scientific development.
Trumpeted by its manufacturer as a way for Muslims to integrate within the European society, the drink has been derided as a misguided and demeaning attempt to imitate non-Muslim habits.
Muslims in the UK are divided over chickens slaughtered using machines, or Blessed Blade, with a survey of Shariah scholars revealed many are against the mechanised procedure.
The Arabs have now been told of the impending threat to their diet and religion with EU's Amendment 205 for Halal labeling, as highlighted here by The National based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Malaysia is recognized for its stringent Halal standards but when it comes to meat, it is not a major producer; which is why China's help could come in very handy indeed.
It seems the Russians has figured out a way to kill Christmas: its Arctic region of Yamalo-Nenets could start a trial production of 1,000 cans of halal reindeer meat for export to Qatar.
As expected, UK mainstream media The Guardian gives a rather lopsided view of the proposed reaction to amendment 205 which would require labeling of all Halal and Kosher meats.
The New Zealand Meat Industry Association is hoping a new agreement arrangement with Malaysia on halal requirements will help restore the beef trade there.
The first ever consignment of 170 Nili Ravi buffaloes from Pakistan have arrived in Malaysia, which will be used to establish a pilot breeding project in the country.
A campaign led by the BNP to take halal meat off menus in seventeen of 93 schools in Stoke-on-Trent has been defeated after at least 10 per cent of parents backed the move.