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Over Hundred Restaurants Newly Registered as Muslim-friendly in S. Korea

Over Hundred Restaurants Newly Registered as Muslim-friendly in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 100 restaurants in South Korea have been certified as Muslim-friendly this year, the state-run tourism promotion body said Monday, as the government attempts to attract more tourists from the Middle East and Southeast Asian countries. The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) said 117 new restaurants joined the government’s [...]

Muslim Patients’ Satisfaction with Halal Foods Low

Muslim Patients’ Satisfaction with Halal Foods Low

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Middle Eastern people who visit South Korea for medical treatments are most dissatisfied with the quality of Islamic foods provided by local hospitals, a poll showed Thursday.  According to the survey taken by the Korea Health Industry Development Institute, Muslim patients who visited South Korea last year gave local [...]

Fake Halal Food Distributed in Korea

Fake Halal Food Distributed in Korea

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Law enforcement agents have arrested food manufacturers who distributed halal food with fake certificates worth 140 million won. Halal is an Arabic word meaning “lawful” or “permitted.” Halal certificates are placed on food, drugs, cosmetics and other products that are prepared according to religious rules. To obtain the certificates, one [...]

Ourhome to Provide Halal Lunch Boxes for 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiad

Ourhome to Provide Halal Lunch Boxes for 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiad

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Ourhome, a Korean food services company, and an official sponsor of the Gwangju Summer Universiad, will be providing Halal lunch boxes and buffets for Universiad participants, said the company on March 20. Ourhome is currently establishing a Halal production line at its Ansan factory. Ourhome will also establish a Halal [...]

South Korea to Operate Designated Slaughterhouses for Halal Food

South Korea to Operate Designated Slaughterhouses for Halal Food

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The head of South Korea’s food agency has announced that the country will run designated slaughterhouses for chickens and cattle based on halal standards. Minister Lee Dong-pil of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said at a Cabinet meeting presided by President Park Geun-hye on March 17 that his ministry [...]