Kosher Jews and Halal Muslims: Representations of Ritual Slaughter and the Voices of Young People

Ben Kasstan | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Kasstan

As young and active members of our respective communities, we feel it is important to challenge the ambiguities raised by not only the provocative call to ban ritual slaughter but also the responses that have surfaced.

Halal Meat Is Safe With Me, Says PM

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has promised that halal slaughter will be "safe in Britain" for as long as he remains in power, decrying the "intolerance" towards Musli...

'Is Your White Elephant Halal?' - Why Religious Slaughter Must Stay

Neil Payne | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK
Neil Payne

Andrew Rosindell, the secretary of Parliament's animal welfare group, has joined voices demanding the end of religious slaughter in the UK. As someone with experience in the meat industry, specifically halal, this news troubles me. It troubles me because the argument is flawed, and flawed on many levels.

This Entrepreneur Is Bringing Brits Halal Ready Meals (INTERVIEW)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Shazia Saleem is a 29-year old entrepreneur who has started up 'ieat foods', the first British ready meals brand offering halal dishes likes pies, pas...

Again the Righteous Get on the Bandwagon as the Debate Over Halal and Kosher Slaughter Resurfaces

Sue Cross | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK
Sue Cross

Anyone who takes Muslims and Jews to task for brutal methods of slaughter yet eats meat regardless of the suffering involved is no less callous. Does the matter of a few more seconds of suffering as they are slaughtered make much difference to the animals who, during their entire short lives, have been treated with unthinking savagery?

'Why Should We Allow This Kind Of Thing To Go On In This Country'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK

An MP and animal welfare campaigner has joined the call for the religious slaughter of animals for halal and kosher meat to be banned in the UK. An...

Reform Halal And Kosher? Top Vet Calls For End To Ritual Slaughter

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

The new leader of Britain's vets has called for the religious slaughter of animals for halal and kosher meat to be banned. Religious customs associ...

Animal Rights Come Before Religion, Insists Minister As Halal & Kosher Slaughter Is Banned In Denmark

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

The Danish government has introduced a ban on the religious slaughter of animals for the production of kosher and halal meat. The ban came into ef...

Global Islamic Economy Summit and World Expo 2020 boost Dubai's Halal credentials

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

Photo of the Award Ceremony at the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai So, at the end of October, UK Prime Minister David Cameron issued the foll...

Muslims And Jews Unite In Polish Meat Case

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

A coalition of Jews and Muslims is to lodge a legal complaint against Poland, complaining of unfair treatment because of the ban on ritual slaughter. ...

Little Islam, Muslim Town, Halal Boulevard, and Arab Spring Sales - in a city near you

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

I'm preparing for a series of forthcoming events on Muslim majority and minority economies and to freshen up those integration debates - by proposing a new approach for Muslims. This is following the 'China Town' model of creating clearly marked and branded areas open for business and cultural exchanges fit for a non-native majority...

Low-Carb Diets 'Violate God's Principles'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

Pat Robertson, the high profile if slightly unhinged evangelical preacher who attributed the 9/11 attacks to God’s wrath for feminism, abortion and,...

COOK: Masterchef Winner Shelina Permaloo's Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Masterchef winner Shelina Permaloo shares some beautiful-looking halal friendly recipes, which are great for vegetarians and pescatarians too. Egg...

How Did Morrisons Offend A Muslim Family Not Once But Twice

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK

Morrisons managed a spectacular double whammy of cock-ups when they apologised to a devout Muslim family for selling a vegetable pasty that contained ...

'I Was Left Quite The Fool'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2013 | UK

Australian nationalist politician Stephanie Banister has quit her candidacy after a series of calamitous gaffes she made in an interview made internat...

WATCH: Aussie Politician Thinks 'Islam Is A Country' And 'Jews Follow Jesus'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Politics

Make one gaffe in a two-minute interview and you could forgiven, but make at least three and people are going to start raising some eyebrows. In a ...

Gammongate: Hammed Up Story Hiding Bigger Picture

John Sargeant | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK
John Sargeant

Many stories during Ramadan have come to media attention - the serving of pork actually occurred some months ago, but the story broke in the last few days. Bigger issues of children fasting seem to be in the background.

Horsemeat Found In MORE Schools

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK

Contaminated meat is still being identified across the UK with a batch of frozen mince supplied to six schools in Edinburgh found to contain between 1...

Horse Burger or Halal?

Julian Bond | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Julian Bond

So how could anything be labelled as 'halal', or the more pointed 'slaughtered without stunning', if we didn't know what was in it? We are right to be concerned: what else might be in our food if we can't trace (or criminals are circumventing) the supply chain? Once you ask that question, you won't look at the meat on your plate in the same way ever again.

Pork DNA Found In Halal Prison Pies

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK

Major food retailers and suppliers are being summoned to an urgent meeting following a spate of mis-labelled or contaminated food products reaching th...

Prison Supplier Suspended After Pork DNA 'May Be In Halal Meats'

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

The Ministry of Justice is suspending one of the suppliers of meat to prisons after it discovered that Halal pies and pasties sourced from a properly ...

A Fear Within France Which Grows - Muslim and Jewish Relations in the Country

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Politics
Fiyaz Mughal

The more people who leave Europe through fear, persecution or distrust, the weaker we all become and the greater the threat of fractured communities.

Is Halal Meat Really the Main Worry of the French?

Rebecca Suner | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Politics
Rebecca Suner

In 2007, Sarkozy said he would be 'the president of the buying power'. He leaves the country with 10% of unemployment and a debt of 82,3% of GDP. He has not kept his promises, and it's not by throwing up a smokescreen that the French will forget his record.