EU slaughterhouses and producers will soon have to ensure that Food Chain Information (FCI) is provided for all cattle, sheep and goats sent for slaughter .
The Halal Steering Group, made up of nine members, has been put together to guide work in the Halal sector and act as a forum for issues related to Halal meat and will meet for the first time early in the New Year .
Bovine meat exports from the Brazilian state, Mato Grosso, to the Middle East in October grew 41 per cent in comparison with September .
Hardee's has opened its first restaurant in Pakistan .
The Halal market is growing and so is the potential for fraud .
A British company has launched an alcohol-free hand wash .
The Halal food and medicine industry is also boosting up the potential of related businessnes and technologies like logistics, transportation, and food safety .
Malaysia's International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed on Friday called on local companies to explore new niche areas such as halal products .
The decision by the Swiss voters to ban minarets in the country has revealed a dark and xenophobic underbelly .
Religious tourism is an important tourism product promoted by the country, the Malaysian parliament was told on Thursday according to Bernama News Agency .