UK: Brexit ’should not affect’ halal standards, certification or accreditation

By Shalini Seth, White Paper Media

DUBAI – As the date for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union nears, national authority United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has clarified that the process is likely to have no impact on halal standards and certification.

“Brexit shouldn’t affect halal standards and halal certification,” Matt Gantley, UKAS Chief Executive told Salaam Gateway on the sidelines of the International Halal Industry Forum held in Dubai on February 18.

Negotiations are still ongoing as to the terms of UK’s exit from the EU.

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