18/1/13 Behalal.org Team
We spoke to Stephen Humphreys, Head of Communciation at the Food Standards Agency yesterday who was not able to confirm if any Halal lines have also been affected but advised that his counterpart in Ireland Jane Ryder should be contacted to clarify details of the testing done. An email was sent to her and we are awaiting a response.
Focus shifts to the competency of Halal certification organisations following pork and horse DNA found in burgers in EU
18/1/13 Behalal.org Team
Amid fears that Halal products may also be affected by the recent findings by the Food Standards Agency of Ireland, the attention of Muslims have moved to the standards and operations of Halal certification organisations worldwide that confirm that the end product indeed is halal.
Calling all mosques, Islamic Bookshops, grocery outlets, organisations, individuals to order your copies. Our first printed publication with a focus on health, healthy hajj, protection of traditional slaughter, halal certification organisations and more. Contact us at email@example.com
We are grateful to the support and contribution offered by:
British Heart Foundation
Consensus on Salt and Health
Muslim Doctors and Dentist Association
Muslim World League London Office
National Cancer Awareness Team
National Obesity Forum
Shariah Council, London
Special thank you to all the contributors some of which some do not wish to be identified in trying to help others.
The British “debate” about meat, animal cruelty and ritual slaughter has become a proxy for deep fears about Muslims in our midst
Our response to the following article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17966327
We are kick starting our project work for 2012, to get businesses serving halal food to give us healthier food; halal/tayyab food that is good for you when eaten in moderation. Lots of research to show that often some dishes can be loaded with high calories and too much salt, saturated fats and trans fats.
It is now a common thing to hear people questioning the safety of vaccinations. There were two cases over the last two months; a diphtheria outbreak in East Java and the deaths of two toddlers in Jakarta, confusing mothers in our country about vaccinations for their children.
To educate and inform those wishing to follow the halal diet. To provide objective information to allow consumers to make an informed choice.
Provide up to date news on what’s happening globally; on halal meat/food/drink, things used, diet and health.
Work towards better understanding and application of halal and tayyab requirements to improve standards in halal things eaten and used.
Protect and promote the halal way of life in line with the Teachings of the Quran and sunnah of the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh).
To work with those in industry, governments and with organisations for mutual benefit.
behalal.org is a platform for those with an interest in the halal diet and lifestyle to “join us, help us” to help others.
Our objectives are not written in stone and we will review and change them accordingly.
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”.
Behalal.org have been active during a pilot in Birmingham to make changes in pre-cooked food and featured in special report – toxic takeaway.
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