Category: Certification

Memorandum of Understanding between Türkiye and Qatar

The memorandum of understanding between the Republic of Türkiye and the State of Qatar to enhance cooperation in the field of halal quality infrastructure was signed on October 14, 2022, at a ceremony hosted by President H.E. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN,...

/ 9 January 2024

Indonesia: Omnibus Law – Implementing Regulation on Halal Product Assurance

On 2 November 2020, President Joko Widodo enacted Law No. 11 of 2020 on Job Creation (“Omnibus Law“), amending various laws and regulations in Indonesia, including on halal product assurance. Article 48 and Article 185 (b) of the Omnibus Law...

/ 3 January 2023

Is Pork DNA still considered pork?

Industry Columnist Nor Amin | Chairman, Global Haltech   Traces of pork DNA found in food products, or any other products, raise viable concerns for the Muslim community. Let’s dive into the science behind it. Is pork DNA pork? This...

/ 2 April 2022

New Halal Ruling By Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Many years back, Halal in the Middle East, in general, was only concerned with meat products and the process of slaughtering. Saudi Arabia and Qatar, for example, are two important market access points for European, North American, Brazilian, and Australian...

/ 9 September 2021

The Future of Halal Industry Conformity

The various challenges in the food industry make up the Future of Halal Industry Conformity.   1. Limitation of existing Legislation? The reason why Lab analysis/verification is important The requirement of a recognized Halal certificate for the High-Risk ingredient is...

/ 27 February 2019

Halal Import – Key Countries Regulatory

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

/ 25 February 2019