JAKIM’s Halal Hub Division Starts Operations Officially

| 01/08/2009 | Reply

PUTRAJAYA, July 31 (Bernama) — The Halal Hub Division of Jabatan
Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) which is based in Cyberjaya will
officially start its operations and management of halal certification
tomorrow.

A statement issued by Jakim today said that the start of the
operations was in line with the decision made by the Cabinet on July 8
to return to Jakim the responsibility of managing Malaysian halal
certification for local and overseas products with the Malaysian halal
logo.

“This handover of responsibility marks the transfer of halal
certification process back to Jakim after it was taken over by the
Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) in April 2008,” the
statement said.

With this, all applications for halal certification, audit process, monitoring, and enforcement will be fully managed by Jakim.

On the halal certificates issued by HDC previously, Jakim said
they will be valid until the end of the given term after which they
would have to be renewed by Jakim.

For further information, people have been advised to call
03-83150200 or fax to 03-83187044. They could also visit the
www.halal.gov.my website or personally visit the office at: Ground
Floor, Block 2200 Enterprise Building 3, Persiaran APEC, 63000
Cyberjaya.

— BERNAMA

Category: Asia, Halal Integrity

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