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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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’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.
behalal.org – step change towards better health through pre-pared food consumption
Written by Benjamin Peim theMedia Line.org
Published Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Law would require warning about inhumane slaughter used in halal and kosher meat
Muslim and Jewish organizations in Europe are putting aside differences over the Middle East conflict to team up against a proposal by European Union (EU) lawmakers that would require ritually slaughtered meat to carry a label warning consumers about inhumane treatment to animals.
This poster is in response to amendment #205 that has been added to a Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers. Although the majority of the Bill is concerned with labelling food products with nutritional information, amendment #205, tabled by German MEP Renate Sommer, requires all meat products derived from animals that have been slaughtered by dhabh without the use of pre-stunning to be labelled as ‘meat from slaughter without stunning‘.
Help us get the message out. Join our campaign. Simply click on the poster link BELOW and download it to your computer. It is artwork ready, so you can have it printed out for your mosque or shop. Ideal size is A2 – ask your printer.
behalal campaign poster Oct 2010
click on CAMPAIGN: EU singles out Halal & Kosher meat for special treatment for more information.
Behalal.org exists to arm Muslim consumers with information so as to ascertain the Halal status of the products that they purchase. The size of the Halal market means there is considerable power in the ‘Muslim pound’. If co-ordinated this can be use to drive manufacturer behaviour towards those production methods which best meet Muslim needs thereby increasing the pleasure of Allah swt.
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