Halal Training

The Barnabas Fund report that “the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils (AFIC), which is also the Australian halal authority and the country’s leading Muslim body, has called for the establishment of a halal training centre. It says that a new taxpayer-funded halal training centre – costing a “couple of million dollars” – would prepare refugees […]

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POSTED 19 Jul 2011
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Sanitarium Halal

Sanitarium foods, a Seventh Day Adventist company is producing halal certified products such as cereals, So Good Milk, Marmite and peanut butter, according to Saltshakers. Action: Saltshakers asks people who eat Sanitarium products to write to Sanitarium Australia: Sanitarium Australia Locked Bag 7 Central Coast mail Centre NSW  2252.

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POSTED 9 Aug 2010

Halal Food

The Muslim newspaper, Crescent Times is calling for readers to help them investigate the Halal certification industry following allegations of fraud and corruption. (July 2010 issue) Concern has been raised over the use of funds raised through halal certification. The paper notes concerns with Harvey Beef, where it was alleged that workers came to work […]

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POSTED 26 Jul 2010

Halal Food

In the last issue of Gleanings (April 1, 2010) we wrote about Halal food. In their April newsletter, Saltshakers also writes of concerns it has with the rise in Halal food. Saltshakers says that it should concern Christians that an Islamic religious ritual accompanies the killing of the animal. The animal’s throat is cut before […]

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POSTED 24 Apr 2010

Halal Food

There is a recent trend by Australian food companies to pay an Muslim organisation for the right to have a label placed on their product which shows that the food is meeting Muslim standards. Halal Certification Authority Australia claims it is only organisation of its type in the world. ” HCS supervises, monitors and audits […]

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POSTED 8 Apr 2010

Crescent Times

The Muslim newspaper, currently investigating halal food in Australia is planning to investigate Islamic education ‘down under’ from September 2010 and Islamic Finance ‘down under’ from Nov 2010. For more visit: www.crescenttimes.com.au

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POSTED 26 Jul 2010

Brothahood

An Australian Muslim Rap group was the focus of one of a four part documentary series called Halal Mate that showed on the Discovery Channel and SBS TV last month. The aim of the series is to portray Muslims as normal Australians and to remove misconceptions. The Brothahood sings at about transforming Australia. “We are […]

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POSTED 14 Jul 2009
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