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Halal & non-Halal Food testing lab

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The University of Karachi, Industrial Analytical Center (IAC) of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), finally succeeded to obtain accreditation from the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology’s Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC). IAC would conduct Halal testing to analyze the non-Halal ingredients in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical products. Industrial Analytical Center […]…Read More

Pak Halal authority to start working in two months

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pakistan Halal Authority will start functioning within the next two months following the recent passage of a bill by the National Assembly about the establishment of the authority. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain said this while speaking at the International Conference on Halal Foods, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics. The event was jointly organised by the PCSIR in collaboration with the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of…Read More

Senate body approves Halal Authority Bill

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Senate’s Standing Committee on Science and Technology has approved the Pakistan Halal Authority Bill for regulation of all imports and exports in Halal articles and processes. The parliamentary panel was told that Pakistan wanted to establish its own accreditation system for Halal foods instead of relying on the WTO and its recommendations. "Pakistan, along with other Muslim countries, is against it," said Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC…Read More

PHDA accredited as first Halal certification body

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC), Ministry of Science and Technology has accredited the Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) as the first ever public sector Halal Certification Body (HCB) in Pakistan for three years. After the accreditation, PHDA will conduct Halal audit of interested edible producers as per Pakistan Standard, and after the satisfactory report about the utilization of Halal ingredients and production processes as per Islamic law, the PHDA…Read More

NA passes bill to set up Pak Halal Authority

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Assembly has passed a bill to establish the Pakistan Halal Authority. This authority would help promote Halal food products trade and capture Pakistan’s share in the trillions of dollars international Halal food business. The Pakistan Halal Authority Bill envisions purposes of imports and exports with foreign countries and inter-provincial trade and commerce in all such articles and processes, which are described or represented as being Halal. The…Read More

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Scope of Halal Meat Industry of Pakistan

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article image HALAL IS a word of Arabic language which means lawful. It refers to the things or actions permitted by Sharia law’ without punishment imposed on doer but it has got more practical significance in food industry. Being Muslims, it is our requirement to eat halal food and it has also been stressed heavily in the Holy Quran on consumption of food which fulfills certain criteria to be halal. According to a survey, the global Muslim population is around 1.83 billion which constitutes 30% of…Read More

Nanotechnology has key role to play in halal sector

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An International Philippine Halal Assembly (IPHA) event was organized by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Philippine at Marriot Hotel, Manila. It was a 3 day event that highlighted the rising potentials of Halal sector both food and non-food items and its bulging demand in international market. Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Bhanger from HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi was also invited in the event. He gave presentation on &…Read More

Nanotechnology has key role in Halal Sector: Iqbal Bhanger

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An International Philippine Halal Assembly (IPHA) event was organized by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Philippine at Marriot Hotel, Manila. It was a 3 day event that highlighted the rising potentials of Halal sector both food and non-food items and its bulging demand in international market. Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Bhanger from HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi was also invited in the event. He gave presentation on "…Read More

D-8 experts converge for halal sector development

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article image BY: AHSAN JAMIL Muslim population is approaching 2 billion and is expected to account for 30% of the world`s population by year 2025, with the global Halal market estimated at US $2.3 trillion covering both the food and non-food sectors (cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, transportation etc.); therefore Halal sector is one of the foremost frontiers in which the development is required to meet the needs of international as well as domestic market. The inevitable integration of halal sector…Read More

Rs200m MoUs inked at Halal Expo

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A number of MoUs worth $200 million have been signed between various companies during the recently arranged 4th International Halal Conference and Exhibition-2015 jointly organised by Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) and USAID-Punjab Environment Enabling Project (PEEP). Exhibitors from the livestock, meat, poultry, dairy, edible oil, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, beverages, Islamic financing and other related areas showcased their products at the exhibition…Read More

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