Alcohol is not haram?

Industry Columnist Nor Amin | Chairman, Global Haltech   | why we should change the way we think of alcohol in the consumable products THERE are literally thousands of chemical compounds with their own molecular structure and characteristics. The nomenclature...

/ 4 April 2022

Is Pork DNA still considered pork?

Industry Columnist Nor Amin | Chairman, Global Haltech   | Traces of pork DNA found in food products, or any other products, raises viable concern for the Muslim community. Let’s dive into the science behind it IS pork DNA pork?...

/ 2 April 2022

Food Contact Packaging – Halal or Environmental Problems?

According to many industry reports, in 2019, around 85 per cent of the plastic produced worldwide was petroleum-derived (Statica). However, by 2030, it is expected petrochemical-based plastics will account for only 54.7 per cent of global plastics production, while recycled...

Halal chocolate: Pork DNA detected in imported confectionery in Bangladesh, researchers call for tighter guidelines

Pork DNA has been found in two confectionery products in Bangladesh, according to a study analysing 42 imported confectionery samples purchased from the Dhaka region. The confectionery samples were mainly chocolate (milk, dark or flavoured), candy and ice cream, from...

/ 2 March 2022

New Halal Ruling By Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Many years back, Halal in the middle east, in general, was only concerned with meat products and the process of slaughtering. Saudi Arabia and Qatar, for example, are two important market access for European, North American, Brazil and Australia consumable...

/ 9 September 2021

Halal Pastures – it must be good

Halal Pastures Farm Rock Tavern, NY Tomatoes are rarely the subject of passionate affection. But for Samer Saleh, who co-owns Halal Pastures Farm with his wife Diane, fervour for his plants is a reflection of his faith. Samer, like many...