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NZ Meat Industry Supports Muslims After Christchurch Attacks

The meat industry is encouraging farmers to support those affected by the mosque attacks in Christchurch.  Farmers who were interested in making donations are being told to contact their stock buyer or meat processor. New Zealand main meat processors and the Meat Industry Association have launched the Halal Community Response Trust to offer support to …

Prayer Rooms, Halal Food Options for Muslim Tourists at Mount Fuji

The area below the northern slope of Japan’s famed Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture currently witnesses increasing efforts to create a more welcoming environment for Muslim tourists whose numbers are mounting, Straits Times reported on March 24. “This prayer room will help increase the satisfaction level of Muslim visitors. The tourists can use the room …

Canadian Butcher Explains Halal Meat Due to Islamophobic Campaign

The butcher says some customers who don’t always eat halal will visit his shop because they can tell the difference between halal and non-halal meat WINDSOR – A Canadian Muslim restaurateur, upon receiving bad reviews linking his halal food to extremism, has been pushing back with an explanation of the true notions of halal, CBC …

Muslim Halal Dating App Hits 1 Million Users

LONDON – Muslims seeking love on cyberspace have hit a new record with one million hits on Muslim relationship app Muzmatch. “We accomplished some huge product goals – biggest being a full localization of the app into thirteen different languages, with the assistance of our Muzmatch community,” the UK-based start-up’s co-founder Shahzad Younas told Salaam …

In Japan, Cancer Patients Find Comfort in Halal Nail Polish

TOKYO – A Japanese woman helping cancer patients in hospitals has found comfort in using halal manicure to raise the morale of patients, seeing it a safe product to be used without badly affecting their health. “I lost my mother to stomach cancer back in 2010,” Hitomi Goto, who gives manicures to patients at a …

Europe Far-Right Boycotts Chocolate for Halal Certification

Toblerone chocolate bars come in a variety of sizes, but recently changed the shape of two of its smaller bars sold in the UK WASHINGTON, DC – Far-right groups in Europe are calling for a boycott of Toblerone chocolate after the product earned a halal certification. “Food is something universal and that’s why the haters …

Halal Is Clear & Haram Is Clear: Roadmap for Pure Heart

Let’s think about how important this concept is. Imagine you are a student; you are walking into the classroom and the teacher is just glaring at you. You are sitting at your desk; you are waiting for her to start talking yet she is just glaring at you.

Berlin Apologizes for Serving Pork in Islam Conference

BERLIN – German Ministry of Interior issued an apology over serving sausage containing pig blood, bacon, and pork to the people attending the German Islam Conference in Berlin, the BBC reported.. “What signal does [Minister Horst] Seehofer’s interior ministry want to send? A little respect for Muslims, who don’t eat pork, is needed,” German journalist Tuncay Özdamar wrote on …

Regina Farm Embraces Diversity with Halal Meat

Kim MacDougall has had sheep for decades and he and his family have filled a niche need for Regina’s immigrant population by providing halal meat They started out butchering for a few close friends, but as Regina’s immigrant population grew, so did the market for halal meat. REGINA, Saskatchewan – A local farm in Regina, …



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