Category: Animal

Book Review – Halal Slaughter of Livestock

Book Review by Cambridge Press Halal Slaughter of Livestock: Animal Welfare Science, History and Politics of Religious Slaughter Awal Fuseini (2023). Animal Welfare Series, Volume 22. Eds Clive Phillips and Moira Harris. Published by Springer, Cham, Switzerland., 180 pages. Buy...

/ 12 April 2024

Food Contact Packaging – Halal or Environmental Problems?

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

Halal chocolate: Pork DNA detected

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

Animal Diseases-Threat to humanity?

Animal-based products or ingredients require extra control due to animal diseases, which are critical elements for Halal. Halal also means safe for human consumption or preservation of life. Halal management system control also includes the traceability of the origin of...

/ 22 July 2019