Category: Regulatory

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

Canadian Halal Regulations

Similarly to Malaysia, Canada now has precise regulations for Halal that include impressions. In the labelling, packaging or advertising of a food, the FDR prohibit the use of the word “halal” or any letters of the Arabic alphabet, or any...

/ 3 October 2022

Food Contact Packaging – Halal or Environmental Problems?

Declining of petrochemical-based plastics According to many industry reports, in 2019, around 85 percent of the plastic produced worldwide was petroleum-derived (Statica). However, by 2030, it is expected that petrochemical-based plastics will account for only 54.7 percent of global plastics...

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