Category: Certification

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, raises viable concern for the Muslim community. Let’s dive into the science behind it IS pork DNA pork?...

/ 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 for European, North American, Brazil and Australia consumable...

/ 9 September 2021

The Future of Halal Industry Conformity

These are the various challenges in the food industry that makeup – 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...

/ 27 February 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 February 2019

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...

The 6 Driving Forces of Halal Industry 2.0

Let’s look at the 6 driving forces of the 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...

/ 3 December 2016

Are all Juices naturally Halal?

Enzyme treatment* An enzyme step that is not deployed in the end product desired is a cloudy or “natural” looking apple juice. Otherwise, after juice extraction, the raw apple juice must be treated with enzymes to remove suspended solid materials....

/ 22 January 2016

Can Wagyu Beef and Kobe Beef be certified as Halal?

What is Wagyu beef? “Wagyu” literally means “Japanese cattle.” Wagyu beef comes from the four main breeds of cattle in Japan: Japanese Black, Japanese Brown, Japanese Poll and Japanese Shorthorn, as well as crossbreeds that result from interbreeding among those...

/ 21 January 2016

The Halal And The Haram In Islam, Fatwa by Dr. Shaykh Yusuf Qaradawi

THE HALAL AND THE HARAM IN ISLAM, FATWA BY DR. SHAYKH YUSUF QARADAWI. Islam Permits What Is Wholesome Allah addressed all human beings saying, O mankind! Eat of what is permissible and good on earth, and do not follow the...

Halal eDirectory

Halal Directory based on accredited Certification Body (CB) Halal Products Asia Pacific Malaysia New Zealand Australia North America USA Canada Others South Africa Halal Certified Plant and Abattoir To update soon. (Download pdf to have a clearer font)

/ 7 February 2015