Category: Research

Alcohol is not haram?

Industry Columnist Nor Amin | Chairman, Global Haltech   | why we should change the way we think of alcohol in the consumable products THERE are literally thousands of chemical compounds with their own molecular structure and characteristics. The nomenclature...

/ 4 April 2022

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

Food Contact Packaging – Halal or Environmental Problems?

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

Halal chocolate: Pork DNA detected in imported confectionery in Bangladesh, researchers call for tighter guidelines

Pork DNA has been found in two confectionery products in Bangladesh, according to a study analysing 42 imported confectionery samples purchased from the Dhaka region. The confectionery samples were mainly chocolate (milk, dark or flavoured), candy and ice cream, from...

/ 2 March 2022

What Alcohol Does To Your Body

In this video, Justin from the Institute of Human Anatomy discusses the various structures ethanol interacts with as it journey’s through the human body after consumption.  To name a few, the most critical part of why it is forbidden...

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 July 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...

/ 5 March 2019

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

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 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...