Police in Blackburn have obtained an order to put curbs on the continuing demonstrations against 'halal' KFCs by the right wing English Defence League (EDL) .
The head of Halal Food Authority in the United Kingdom has asked companies to let public know if the food prepared by them is halal .
Two Muslim inmates in the American state of Washington have sued the Pierce County Jail in Tacoma alleging that they were banned from practicing their religion .
New Zealand's Meat Industry Association is monitoring reaction to a British newspaper report that says most New Zealand lamb exported to the UK is slaughtered using Muslim halal procedures .
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) of Taiwan announced this week that its detention center will cater to the needs of its Muslim inmates, the China Post reported .
SAS, the Scandinavian national airlines, has denied reports that it will carry halal-only meals on board .
An Italian Muslim group has written to the country's president complaining about discrimination and lack of halal outlets in the country's north .