The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has completed its U-turn on the issue of meat descended from cloned animals and will now tell the government it can be allowed into the food chain.
Highlighting health benefits of low fat grilled food, Al Farooj, the UAE based fast-casual restaurant chain, has launched ‘Think Healthy; Think BBQ’ consumer awareness campaign and products across its high foot-in outlets in the UAE.
- 27/5/11 www.ausfoodnews.com.au
The Australian Food and Grocery Council, together with not-for-profit barcode standards body GS1 Australia, have called for industry support for their new smartphone app, GS1 GoScan, which will allow extended labelling of products via barcode scanning by consumers.
As populations and food needs grow across the Middle East, one Egyptian businessman has spotted a niche export opportunity for Australia: camel meat.
Today, Assembly Member Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), decided to postpone a vote on his bill, AB 88, The Consumer Right To Know Act, which would require the labeling of genetically engineered fish sold in California.
Behalal.org have been active during a pilot in Birmingham to make changes in pre-cooked food and featured in special report – toxic takeaway.
By Miriam Kresh
Holland, where religious tolerance has been known since the 16th century, proposes a step backwards to the Dark Ages.
ALBANY, NY (05/20/2011)(readMedia)– New York State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine today alerted consumers to undeclared eggs in “Halal Plain Cake” and “Halal Fruit Cake”, packaged and distributed by Narala Bakery Inc. of 744 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. People who have severe sensitivity to eggs may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.
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John Brunton (Writer)
While French cuisine may now be officially recognised under Unesco World Heritage, and Paris can claim to be the world’s gastronomic capital, from its atmospheric bistros and brasseries to elegant Michelin-starred temples of gastronomy, the city is also a treasure trove of restaurants showcasing food from all over the Middle East and North Africa, with a vast choice of patisseries and bakeries, gourmet caterers and halal butchers. You’ll find these in every Parisian quartier, from the friendly corner couscous in the working-class Belleville neighbourhood to a chic Lebanese mezze restaurant on the Champs-Elysées.
A Birmingham-based company is offering businesses across the city a chance to try something new at lunchtime. Enta, based in Mill Wharf, provides halal food to businesses, social events and nurseries in the city.
By Gemma Mackenzie
Scholars, Experts, Consultants, Specialists, Nutritionalists and Environmental Health Officers. » read more
- UK: FSA rubber-stamps cloned offspring recommendations
- UAE: Al Farooj urges consumers to move to low fat food; to healthier lifestyle
- Australia: AFGC launches food labelling smartphone app
- Australia – Big money in camels
- California Must Label Genetically Engineered Fish
- UK: behalal.org on BBC Asian Network
- Nestle buys US firm Prometheus Laboratories as part of food pharma drive
- Holland’s Proposed Ban on Ritual Slaughter Affects Jews and Moslems
- Australia: Taking Stock
- Imports raise food security flag in UAE
- NY: Consumer Alert: Undeclared Eggs in “Halal Plain” & “Halal Fruit Cake”
- Italy: First ‘halal’ firm to supply restaurants and canteens
- Staying halal in Paris will not take you out of your way
- UK: Enta offers lunchtime treat
- UK: BVA calls for total pre-stunned slaughter
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