Tag: Halal


Exclusive: London Hospital Canteen Only Serves Halal Meat

Visitors to the canteen of a major London hospital have been left with no choice but to eat halal food, a decision apparently taken despite the Muslim population of the local area being a small minority.


Campaigners Hand in Petition after 100,000 Call for Ban on Halal Slaughter

Campaigners have handed a 100,000 signature petition to Downing Street calling for a ban on halal and kosher slaughter. The petition, which described un-stunned slaughter as “cruel” and “barbaric”, accuses the food industry of “pandering to the minority group[s]” that support the practice rather than standing up for animal welfare.

To go with feature story Lifestyle-Malaysia-cosmetics-Islam-halal by Beh Lih Yi This photo taken on 14 April, 2010 shows Muslimah Skincare and Cosmectics Managing Director Famiza Zulkifli (R) posing behind halal cosmetics during an interview with AFP at an exhibition centre in Kuala Lumpur. Entrepreneurs producing "halal" cosmetics say the global …

Malaysia to Launch ‘Made by Muslims’ Logo

Two Malaysian economic groups have created a new logo to distinguish products made by Muslims from those made by others in order to boost Islamic businesses.


Petition Against Halal Slaughter Nears 100,000

A petition calling on the government to ban halal and kosher slaughter of animals is well on the way to receiving the 100,000 signatures required to prompt a debate in Parliament on the issue. Halal and kosher slaughter of animals


World’s ‘First Islamic SmartPhone’ Is A Bit Of A Cock Up

An anti-Semitic Salafist hate preacher has released “Peace Mobile 2”, the second edition of the “world’s first authentic Islamic smart phone”. For just $250 you can purchases the “solution for mankind”, as the advertisements claim, branded by the wildly popular


Halal: Is It Meat You’re Looking For? Says China Businessman

(AFP) – The wine-swilling co-founder of Sai Wai Xiang Halal Foodstuff Co enjoys his pork and does not follow Islam, but still sells more than $50 million-worth of food to Muslims across Asia and the Middle East. The company is


Migrants Riot After Being Denied Halal Food

Migrants at an asylum centre in the Austrian state of Salzburg rioted after being denied halal food last week. The incident happened at a converted hotel in the small town of Unken, when a travelling halal meat salesman turned up

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Halal Slaughtermen Charged With ‘Systematic’ Animal Abuse

Three halal slaughtermen and their bosses have appeared in court charged with the “systematic” abuse of animals killed in accordance with Islamic law. Kabeer Hussein, Kazam Hussein, Artur Lewandowski, Robert Woodward and William Woodward sat alongside each other yesterday at

Mandatory Pork In School

Senior Government Figure Calls For Mandatory Pork In School, Government Canteens

Senior members of German chancellor Angela Merkel’s party are calling for pork to be made mandatory in government-controlled canteens, following claims the food was being quietly removed from menus. Christian Democratic Union (CDU) politicians from Germany’s northernmost federal state Schleswig-Holstein


Muslims Sue Animal Welfare Minister Over Halal Slaughter Ban

Several Muslim organisations are bringing legal proceedings against the Flemish Animal Welfare Minister, Ben Weyts. They hope to revoke regulations introduced by him banning the ritual slaughter of animals in temporary abattoirs for halal meat. The ban on the slaughter