IFANCA® Presentation about Halal at the Compassionate Care Network (CCN) Quarterly Provider Meeting

Saturday, January 29, 2011

(January 28, 2011 -- Skokie, IL...) The Chicago-based Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA;®) will be talking about the halal status of ingredients on January 28, 2011, during the Compassionate Care Network (CCN) Quarterly Provider Meeting. The talk is designed to help medical professionals understand the intricacies of food ingredients and how to better advise their patients about selecting Halal. 

CCN was started in January 2004 to promote health awareness and to provide access to affordable healthcare for the uninsured. CCN was founded by local Chicago doctors, and has provided free monthly health screenings since its inception. CCN members are guided by the belief that access to affordable health care is a basic human right. Information about CCN's free monthly screenings can be found at www.ccnchicago.com

Dr. Farhat Quadri, Director of Community Relations at IFANCA, looks forward to this educational session. "As a medical practitioner, it is important to know the dietary concerns of your patients," says Dr. Quadri. The educational session will take place on January 28, 2011, from 7PM to 9PM at the Holiday Inn. The program also includes a presentation entitled Observations of Cooking and Eating Habits in the Muslim Community by Yvonne Maffei, editor of My Halal Kitchen. 


Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA®), is one of the world's leading and well respected not-for-profit halal-certification agencies. Featured in various media such as The Wall Street Journal, Prepared Foods, and CNN, IFANCA has been promoting halal for the past 28 years. IFANCA was recognized in the Best Halal Related Service Provider Award by the Halal Journal at World Halal Forum 2007. IFANCA-certified halal products are sold in nearly every country of the world and cover all food industry categories.

For more information about IFANCA, visit www.ifanca.org.

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