Category: Research

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...

/ March 5, 2019

The Future of Halal Industry Conformity

Verifying the source of an ingredient is challenging in the food industry. The future of conformity is through laboratory verification. Why is verification important? The requirement of a recognised Halal certificate for the High-Risk ingredient is vital due to several...

/ February 27, 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...

/ February 10, 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...

/ August 1, 2017

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...

/ December 1, 2016

Top Halal Research and Innovation

The list is a personal compilation and does not sort according to any awards or ratings. No 1 Halal Products Research Institute (HPRI), Universiti Putra Malaysia The establishment of the Halal Products Research Institute serves as a one-stop centre or...

/ June 6, 2016

Between Synthetic Alcohol and Fermented Alcohol, which one is allowed for Halal industry?

Khamr is intoxicating liquor prepared for anything which befogs the mind. All alcoholic drinks, beer, wine, gin, whisky, rum, vodka, tequila, moonshine, etc., are Khamr. The word khamr occurs six times in the Quran, once in subjective case (5:90), twice...

/ January 29, 2016

Are all Juices naturally Halal?

Enzyme treatment* An enzyme step is not employed if 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. If...

/ January 22, 2016

Halal Education

Post Graduate in Halal Education Malaysia 1. Master of Arts in Halal Industry Management (MAHIM-International Islamic University) Full Time. Opened for International Students. 2. Master of Science in Halal Industry Science (MAHIM-International Islamic University) Full Time. Opened for International Students. 3. PHD in...

/ December 15, 2015

Is Bread Halal?

In making bread, yeast is required so that the dough can expand. Yeast is usually added after the flour mixed with water and then stirred evenly. After that, the dough left for a few hours. Yeast itself is actually a...

/ February 8, 2015