29 August 2013 www.hurriyetdailynews.com
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
Turkey’s ‘Muslim-friendly’ or ‘halal’ hotels that offer visitors an alcohol-free environment along with separate swimming pools for women and men are drawing Turkish tourists, not Arabs, say sector players
26 Aug 2013 www.thenews.com.pk
THE Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is holding a conference on ‘Halal Food Export’ on September 09, 2013 to discuss the potential of exports of halal food products from Pakistan.
21 August 2013 www.voice-online.co.uk
University expert says that multiculturalism is on the brink of a new era
HUB: Handsworth’s Soho Road, one of the UK’s most culturally diverse areas
MOVE OVER multiculturalism – “superdiversity” is the new reality. At least in Birmingham, according to academic Dr Jenny Phillimore.
21 August 2013 www.thejewishweek.com
Warsaw — No matter the outcome of the current controversy over the Polish Parliament’s attempt to ban ritual slaughter — Jews and Muslims might end up losing the right to kill animals according to their respective religious traditions — the issue has symbolic and practical value both for Poland’s small Jewish community and for Jews in other countries.
21 August 2013 www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au
Adam Moore (left) and Brian Norwood were speakers at the lunch that saw 30 people examine the prospects for developing food exports from Gippsland.
SENATOR Cynthia Villar filed a bill to institutionalize a national standard in preparing “halal foods” to be on par with world-accepted guidelines observed in all abattoirs, outlets, hotels, restaurants and other service establishments.
A ruling from Poland’s Constitutional Court effectively banning kosher and halal ritual slaughter came into effect in January this year. Aware that the government was planning legislation that would overturn the ban, the Jewish community in Krakow and elsewhere in Poland continued the practice on a small scale.
August 2013 - The Malay Mail
State religious affairs committee chairman Datuk Abdul Malik Abul Kassim. – Picture by KE Ooi
UAE: Dubai Chamber & Thomson Reuters Organise the Global Islamic Economy Summit – 25 & 26 November 2013 (Event)
Summit will shape the future of the $8 trillion Islamic economy
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 12 August, 2013 – Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry in partnership with Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, announced that the Global Islamic Economy Summit will be held on 25th & 26th November 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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.