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Japan’s whaling ship gets halal certification

Whales on a Japanese ship

TOKYO (Jan 22, 2014): Japan’s whaling mother-ship has been awarded a halal certificate to prove the whales it takes from the Antarctic Ocean are slaughtered in accordance with Muslim law, a company spokesman said Wednesday. The Nisshin Maru was certified ...

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UK: RSPCA renews call for non-stun meat labels

Halal meat - Stunning, Labelling

The RSPCA renewed its call for clear labelling of non-stunned meat ahead of the House of Lords debate on religious slaughter on Thursday (16 January). The House of Lords will today debate the ethical, legal and religious factors that influence ...

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Australia: Halal practices may be key to markets

By Kathleen Calderwood, ABC Rural  With over 100 Australian abattoirs halal certified, the practice is becoming an increasingly important part of the meat processing industry. Halal practices for slaughtering cattle were under the spotlight in December, when a group of eight ...

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