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Halal tribunal to be launched

The Muslim Arbitration Tribunal is to preside over a trial on machine slaughter and its place in halal. 

Wilf Lewis, of Lewis Pies, is excited about new opportunities the halal brand will bring
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New opportunities for pie manufacturer

One of the country’s largest manufacturers of pies and pasties has secured a distribution agreement with the largest ethnic superstore chain in the north of England – Manchester Superstores.

APPG on religious meat slaughter deemed ‘anti-Muslim’

Muslim representatives from the halal meat industry have hit out at today’s All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) debate, calling it ‘anti-Muslim’.

British Vets “appalled” by halal board letter

The non-stun slaughter debate between the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Halal Authority Board (HAB) has intensified, with the BVA saying it was appalled by suggestions made in an HAB open letter.

Halal body condemns BVA ‘attacks’ over non-stun slaughter

The Halal Authority Board (HAB) has written an open letter to the British Veterinary Association (BVA), accusing it of “continuous attacks against the Muslim and Jewish communities”.

Defra withdraws stun legislation at 11th hour

After a judicial review was launched on behalf of over 20 abattoir operators, Defra has revoked the implementation of an EU regulation which would require increased currents for stunning poultry, the day before it was due to come into force.

Halal authority forbids machine-killed poultry

The Halal Authority Board (HAB) has signed a motion stating that machine-killed poultry is haram (forbidden) and unacceptable to UK Muslims.

Halal Authority Board plans conference

A conference is set to be held to establish a consensus within the halal community when it comes to the ritual slaughter of poultry.

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