Category: Animal

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

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...

Organic Halal meat makes inroads in Germany

The organic halal meat segment in the retail market is booming. The regulations require that animals are raised in living conditions accommodating their natural behaviours (like grazing on pasture), fed 100% organic feed and forage, and not administering antibiotics or...

/ 5 May 2021