USA: Islamic Services of America Welcomes New Managing Director

Islamic Services of America (I.S.A.) is pleased to announce its newest member, Mr. Timothy Hyatt, serving as I.S.A.’s Managing Director.

Timothy Hyatt was a member of the I.S.A. team from 2010 through 2011 and rejoined the organization on September 4, 2012. During his first two months as Managing Director, Hyatt has travelled domestically to several of our customer’s manufacturing and slaughter facilities as well as internationally to Malaysia and attended the 4th Halal Certification Bodies Convention organized by JAKIM (Department of Islamic Development Malaysia).

Hyatt brings over 20 years of experience in project management and customer service to his new role as well as his knowledge of the Halal industry from his previous years with I.S.A. Hyatt has implemented a handful of new processes and programs that encourage a more unified Halal certification process for the benefit of I.S.A.’s customers. Hyatt will be meeting with and working alongside the Egyptian Delegation in the coming weeks in order to introduce I.S.A.’s acceptance and recognition of Halal certified products into the Egyptian Halal market.

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Islamic Services of America (I.S.A.) plays a large role in the Halal industry both as an educator and a certifier. I.S.A. partners with companies that specialize in manufacturing all different types of food products and grants Halal certification for those products that are found to be Halal compliant.

I.S.A. follows the Halal certification rules and regulations that are monitored and enforced by the Halal governing authorities in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., G.C.C., Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore and is a founding member of the World Halal Food Council. A detailed analysis and qualification of all products and their ingredients, as well as, an inspection of the manufacturing facility are all part of the Halal certification process which helps ensure the product is qualified as Halal and fit for Muslim consumption in accordance with Islamic law.

I.S.A. is a resource for the public, including both the consumer and the producer, and can address any questions regarding Halal. Often times, I.S.A. will provide information on alternative Halal certified products to replace those that have questionable ingredients.