Month: March 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...

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