Halaal labelling error causes concern

The Muslim Judicial Council’s Halaal Trust (MJCHT) investigated a complaint from a consumer in which one of its labels was used on a non-halaal sandwich at Fedics, Sanlam Head office. The error occurred when a student that served her interim training period in the Halaal unintentionally labelled the incorrect product[…]

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EU approves labeling of settlement products

The European Union on Wednesday adopted measures to label products from Israeli settlements, considered illegal under international law, in a move welcomed by the Palestinian leadership. The EU Commission, the executive branch of the EU, said the body had adopted an interpretative notice on the “indication of origin of goods[…]

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Woolies labelling probed

Woolworths are being investigated by the National Consumer Commission (NCC) over complaints that the popular retailer may be falsely labelling Israeli products in its stores. The complaints are believed to have been lodged to both the NCC and Woolworths itself by everyday consumers, as well as shareholders in the company.[…]

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PnP to blame for labelling mistake

Another image of halal labelling gone wrong took social media by storm at the weekend. The item, a pack of Pick ‘n Pay russians and chips, was seen labelled with halal certification from the MJC Halal Trust (MJCHT) but upon further inspection, the ingredients stated that it included pork. But[…]

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Meat labels safer

Meat retailers, manufacturers and consumers must get to grips with new regulations around product labelling, according to a Stellenbosch University researcher. Scientists at the university exposed the illegal labelling of processed meat products earlier this year, compelling government to look at new meat labelling legislations, which come into effect next[…]

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Meat labelling laws strict

When word broke in Europe that beef has been disguised as horse meat, many other parts of the world was in frenzy about how this would affect them. Not only was it worrying to the general population but also to the many different religions especially those who have different religious[…]

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