Brazil is the largest trade partner of Pakistan in Latin America. This was stated by President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry while meeting with Alfredo Leoni, Ambassador of Brazil to Pakistan.
Luton Borough Council has suspended halal meat and poultry from the menus of 18 schools as a precautionary measure, after questions raised by the Luton Council of Mosques and the Sunni Council of Mosques Luton.
Halal lamb burgers have been removed from schools in Leicester after tests on a sample burger found traces of pork.
Saudi to host biggest food, hotel and hospitality event with over 400 companies from 22 countries.
Saudi Arabia’s 18th International event for food, beverages and catering, hotel equipment, supplies and services is to be held from May 19-22, 2013, under the patronage of the Saudi Ministry of Agriculture.
Hamzah Mohd Salleh‘s lab is trying to ensure the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims can stick to their religion’s strict halal rules
Concerns from Muslim groups have seen halal meat withdrawn from 18 schools in Luton.
Luton Borough Council said it had taken the “precautionary” measure of suspending halal meat and poultry from schools over an issue with certification, after being contacted by the Luton Council of Mosques and Sunni Council of Mosques.
By: Ahmed Kilani & Ali Cabban
SYDNEY – Fresh Poultry, Australia’s only Muslim owned Halal Hand slaughtered poultry producer, has rubbished claims that they have been supplying non Halal chicken. Sydney’s Muslim community was inundated on the weekend with sms and social media posts alleging that Fresh Poultry was deceptively supplying non Halal food.
A drive to improve food security under way in Brunei Darussalam will see the government release land for livestock production, develop irrigation systems and step up cooperation with other countries. The move forms part of a broader bid to galvanise the agriculture sector into helping the Sultanate achieve food self-sufficiency in the longer term.
As the tourism sector gets more specific in its needs, so too has the industry itself carved out specific niches to fulfill the various wants and needs of tourists on a global scale. Certain sectors have blossomed from these wants, such as medical tourism, halal tourism, agri-tourism as well as MICE tourism.
BizHive Weekly takes an in-depth look at these growing sectors showing promise in taking the country to a whole new level of growth.
Tourism: Branching out from the conventional
Tourism has always been an important economic contributor in the country approximately luring 25 million tourists or RM60.6 billion in 2012 with expectations to further increase in tandem with the country’s ambitions.
Terry Jones, a vocal opponent of Islam, held a rally in front of Edsel Ford High School in Dearborn on Oct. 10, 2012. It was met with a strong police presence, and there were no problems. File photo by Dave Chapman
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). The confirmation comes after VOC News received queries from Muslim consumers questioning the halal status of Cadbury’s, one of the most-well known chocolate brands in the country.
Hujjaj who are fit and healthy will ease their way through the physical demands of the sacred pilgrimage. So says Farouk Meyer, the founding member of the Lion of Africa Itheko Athletic Club, who now hopes to get prospective hujjaj active and fit in time for haj. Meyer said the haj will be more strenuous this year, due to the intense construction in the Saudi Kingdom.