A panel on halal industry development, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Korbsak Sabhavasu, has approved strategies to develop the industry .
Malaysia is set to be the world's first Halal Collagen Hub with the successful takeover of a listed Australian biotechnology company specialising in the development and commercialisation of ovine collagen, the Bernama News Agency reported .
Iftar dinners have finally arrived in Washington .
Argentina is keen to engage with Pakistan particularly in food, agriculture and livestock areas having great potential and attraction, the News reported .
In a dramatic new development Halal slaughter will now be allowed in the Baltic nation of Latvia .
A Canadian make-up artist has introduced a new line of cosmetics free from alcohol and animal residues .
The government of Mauritius is proposing a whole slew of amendments to the country's food act .
A leading Russian Rabbi has declared that 'Jews are allowed to eat Muslim food as “it is Halal” and that means that the food is Kosher,' the Interfax news agency reports .
The government of Bangladesh has offered subsidies for halal meat and products .
The increase in the numbers of Muslim immigrants in Cyprus has led to a parallel growth in the country's Halal market .