By James GallagherHealth reporter, BBC News
European Jews fear future — and recall past horror — as Holland votes to ban kosher slaughter
It’s a Friday night staple in Israel and the US, but a kosher and organic certified roast chicken has never graced a Shabbat table in the UK.
However, growing interest in ethically reared meat has prompted campaigners to launch a petition to get kosher meat certified organic, or “organically reared”.
By Liz Holland
PRINCESS ANNE — A company that plans to process chickens for the observant Muslim market has purchased a vacant building in the Princess Anne Industrial Park.
The Dutch parliament is to vote on Tuesday on banning ritual slaughter – animal rights legislation that has been compared to the Nazis by the country’s Jewish religious leader.
A leading British seed company has suspended internet sales over fears their products may be linked to the E.Coli outbreak in France.
Roughly a year ago, the private Iraqi company Al Kafeel opened its first office in Brazil, drawn to lay down roots in a country that the major trader has increasingly relied on for Iraqi beef and poultry imports, to the tune of US$192 million over 2009 and 2010. According to Valor Economico newspaper, Brazilian exports to Iraq are only expected to increase in the coming years.
By Ankush Chibber, 24-Jun-2011
India has more than 175 million Muslim people but still does not have access to many Halal products from reputed brands, prompting Intertek to expand its services in India to include Halal certification of food products.
By Dr. Mercola
A study has shown that dietary supplementation with coconut oil may result in a reduction in waist circumference and other benefits.
By Rory Harrington
Ecolab has won a prestigious innovation award for what it claims is an industry-first cleaning product that tackles the build-up of zero trans fat oils in food processing plants.
Dr Robert Ryther, Ecolab scientist, accepting the IFT award
23/6/11 BBC News
Eating larger portions of healthy food is more important than dieting when it comes to staying slim, say scientists.
On the day that Asda celebrates its 10th year working with local suppliers, the retailer announces that is has clocked up £1bn of sales since it began working with local and ethnic suppliers in 2001.
By John Tyler
Two traditions clashed in the Dutch parliament on Wednesday evening: religious tolerance versus animal rights. The one rooted in centuries of Dutch history, the other a new development that seems to have rapidly become an element of 21st-century Dutch identity.
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