Category: Shariah Issues

UAE: Halal certification soon for online food delivery services

| 25/03/2017 | Reply
UAE: Halal certification soon for online food delivery services

IHAF is working with regulatory bodies in the UAE to establish a halal certification system for online food delivery businesses.

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Armenia: First Halal Certification office opens is Armenia

| 11/03/2017 | Reply
Armenia: First Halal Certification office opens is Armenia

The purpose of opening the Halal office in Armenia is to meet the needs of Muslim tourists and help the Armenian farmers to export their products to Islamic countries.

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UK: Father and son cleared in ‘turkey sold as halal lamb’ meat scandal

| 10/03/2017 | Reply
UK: Father and son cleared in ‘turkey sold as halal lamb’ meat scandal

The boss of the now defunct Peterborough-based meat suppliers, Dutch Bangla Direct Ltd, Mahmudur Rohman, was found guilty of all allegations, as was businessman Kamal Rahman.

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Halal certification in Indonesia

| 03/03/2017 | 4 Replies
Halal certification in Indonesia

In contrast to the law no 33 year of 2014 stipulating that MUI is not primary institution for administrating Halal Certificate, MUI still prevails because of the absence of a proposed institution.

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UAE: Global Halal food accreditation certificates distributed at Gulfood

| 28/02/2017 | Reply
UAE: Global Halal food accreditation certificates distributed at Gulfood

Amina Ahmed Mohammed, Executive Director of the Emirates International Accreditation Centre, said the centre has a specific role in verifying the efficiency of halal certification companies and bodies.

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USA: The Rise of Halal-certified Food

| 24/02/2017 | 1 Reply
USA: The Rise of Halal-certified Food

Mirroring a model set decades ago to certify kosher products, American Muslims witness the growth of the Halal certification.

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Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

| 24/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: 8th Halal Certification Bodies Convention 2017

Description This convention is a gathering of members from Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM. Foreign Halal Certification Bodies recognized by JAKIM is an institution appointed by JAKIM to ratify halal status of raw materials, critical ingredients, meat and animal based products to be imported in Malaysia. At Halal Certification Bodies Convention, you will […]

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UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

| 13/02/2017 | Reply
UK: Halal Certification Europe (HCE) achieves GAC Accreditation

It is a reflection of our commitment, dedication and investment toward achieving an industry standard globally.

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Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification for Prescriptive Medicine issued to CCM

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: World’s First Halal Certification for Prescriptive Medicine issued to CCM

JAKIM is the first to certify controlled/prescriptive medicines (Ethical Products) based on the world’s first Halal pharmaceutical standard MS2424:2012 Halal Pharmaceuticals – General Guidelines.

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Consumption of Arthropods – Research Paper

| 02/02/2017 | Reply
Consumption of Arthropods – Research Paper

The outcome of this issue comprises of different narratives regarding the opinions of various Schools of thought.

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France: New book claims halal is ‘invented tradition’

| 28/01/2017 | Reply
France: New book claims halal is ‘invented tradition’

According to anthropologist Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, author of the new book “The Halal Market or The Invention of a Tradition”, buying halal is not a religious obligation.

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Philippines: Shari’ah must be included in Halal development law

| 26/01/2017 | Reply
Philippines: Shari’ah must be included in Halal development law

By Ace June Rell S. Perez – SunStarDAVAO THE Mindanao Islamic Chamber of Commerce Inc. (MICCI) raised concern to incorporate Shari’ah aspect to the Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Act of 2016. Marilou Ampuan, one of the founders of MICCI and president of the Universal Islamic Center told reporters Tuesday, January 24, during the […]

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Humane Slaughter: Islamic Teaching & Modern methods

| 11/01/2017 | Reply
Humane Slaughter: Islamic Teaching & Modern methods

An academic paper from the Pakistan Society of Food Scientists and Technologists reviewing Islamic methods and modern practices of humane slaughter.

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Qatar Chamber to issue global certification for Halal food

| 09/01/2017 | Reply
Qatar Chamber to issue global certification for Halal food

Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) is finalising the standards and certification procedures for Halal products, which would be applicable all across the world.

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Malaysia: Jakim praises McDonald’s halal-certified cake policy

| 04/01/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim praises McDonald’s halal-certified cake policy

Religious authority says nothing unusual about McDonald’s policy as other fast food restaurant franchises also have a ‘No Outside Food Allowed’ policy.

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Malaysia: Jakim’s role is to certify Halal food, not Halal premises

| 02/01/2017 | Reply
Malaysia: Jakim’s role is to certify Halal food, not Halal premises

It was recently reported that McDonald’s would only allow certified Halal cakes inside its chain of restaurants to comply with guidelines issued by Jakim for Halal certification.

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Turkey: Prominents of global Halal industry convene in Istanbul

| 17/12/2016 | Reply
Turkey: Prominents of global Halal industry convene in Istanbul

The Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC) aims to develop trade between its member countries through its work in the field of halal documentation.

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Jurisprudence of Halal and Haraam

| 16/12/2016 | Reply
Jurisprudence of Halal and Haraam

A paper from Syed Fazal ur Raheem, shariah advisor to IFANCA Pakistan on the legal parameters of Halal and Haraam with regard to food and beverages.

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Opinion: “Bone Gelatine” In Light of The Shari’ah

| 15/12/2016 | Reply
Opinion: “Bone Gelatine” In Light of The Shari’ah

A research paper on the Shari’ah ruling on gelatine by Mufti Yousuf ‘Abdur-Razzaaq – SANHA Halal Associates Pakistan.

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Jakarta: Gov’t sets up Halal certification body but MUI gets to keep final say

| 21/11/2016 | Reply
Jakarta: Gov’t sets up Halal certification body but MUI gets to keep final say

The Religious Ministry in 2014 set up their own halal certification body, the Halal Products Guarantee Body (BPJPH).

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