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Chinese halal food

Updated: 2012-10-22 21:34
By D J Clark (chinadaily.com.cn)

Local village imam, Yang Yanping from Shatupo village in Ningxia Hui autonomous region, explains why halal food is important for the Hui community. Yang is expanding his animal husbandry business to accommodate a growing demand for halal food but claims that some food labelled "halal" in China does not meet the standards Islam demands.

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Chinese halal food

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D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.