Muslim staff at British supermarket chain Sainsbury's have been given the right to refuse to sell alcohol to customers .
Thai businesses are looking to tap into the global halal market are planning to locate their production in Malaysia due to its vast infrastructure, reports the Bangkok Post .
Now in its 5th year, Brunei’s International Halal Market Conference is being hosted at the International Convention Centre in Bandar Seri Begawan on 5-6 June 2010 .
Turkey's agriculture minister announced last week that his country will make its first tender on May 4 to import red meat from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Hungary .
A big increase has been detected in the meat consumption among Dubai residents based on the number of animals imported for slaughter, the Khaleej Times reports .
Scientists in Kazakhstan claim that they have developed an instant test which instantly detects the presence of pork in food products .
Pakistan is keen to seek Turkish help in halal food processing .
France's biggest police union has attempted to distance itself from a protest by some of its members over the use of halal food in a staff canteen, the Connexion reported .
The UAE will set up a mechanism to stock basic food items as part of a plan to ensure continuous food supplies and price stability in the local market, the Gulf News reported .