All posts by Rohaizad Hassan

Are sanitizers Halal?

Simple answer, yes. Be it the alcohol used is from pure ethanol group or fermented alcohol, it is not meant to be eaten. On bare hands, it’s going to evaporate anyway. For Muslim washing hands with tap water, has actually...

/ 20/06/2020

Animal Diseases-Threat to humanity?

Animal-based product or ingredients requires extra control due to animal disease, which is a critical element for Halal. Halal, also means safe for human consumption. Halal management system control also includes the traceability of the origin of the ingredients. Some...

/ 22/07/2019

Sugar Replacer: Isomalt, are they Halal?

Bone char (Latin: carbo animalis) is a porous, black, granular material produced by charring animal bones. Its composition varies depending on how it is made; however, it consists mainly of tricalcium phosphate (or hydroxylapatite) 57–80%, calcium carbonate 6–10% and carbon 7–10%.¹ The...

/ 05/03/2019

The Future of Halal Industry Conformity

Various challenges in the food industry contributed to – The Future of Halal Industry Conformity.   1. Limitation of existing Legislation? The reason why Lab analysis/verification important The requirement of a recognised Halal certificate for the High-Risk ingredient is vital...

/ 27/02/2019

Halal Import – Key Countries Regulatory

The manufacturer should be mindful of the term on their packaging such as ‘ the product does not contain pork and alcohol’, because in some country such as Malaysia and Brunei it has engaged the requirement of Halal certification for...

/ 25/02/2019

Halvec Laboratories

Halvec Laboratories in Malaysia, is one of the few ISO accredited providers for Halal testing solutions in the world especially DNA and ELISA analysis protocol with the innovative rapid test kit. With a global collection centre in USA, United Kingdom...

/ 10/02/2019

The Rise of Halal Carriers

According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), in 2017, it is estimated passengers are spending about USD 532 Bil across the globe with a significant passenger growth of 1.8% in the variance of 7.5% in 2017 compared to 5.7% in...

/ 01/12/2017

High Risk Ingredients

The following High-Risk Additives and Enzymes ingredient that may require Halal Certification or Vegetarian Approved Stamp.  High-Risk Additives: E101 1) Riboflavin 2) Riboflavin-5′- Phosphate” E418 Gellan Gum E422 Glycerol / Glycerine / Glycerin E432 Polysorbate 20 E433 Polysorbate 80 E434 Polysorbate 40...

/ 01/08/2017

The 6 Driving Forces of Halal Industry 2.0

Let’s look the 6 driving forces of Halal Industry that have significantly shaped the world today. 1. Sizeable and growing Muslim population  The Halal industry has witnessed an increased demand. Firstly, the Muslim Population has spread from the Middle East...

/ 03/12/2016

Why Halal Slaughtering is humane?

Lately, there is no mystery on mistreatment of animals done by anyone including a Muslim. It is a behaviour that violates the normative rules, understandings, expectations of the religion itself. Islam and Halal is a system, a global faith and...

/ 01/12/2016