STANDARDS RELATED TO HALAL AND CERTIFICATION
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Objective At the end of this, you will able to: i. ii. iii. iv. v. Explain on the process and requirement for applying Malaysian Halal Logo Explain on the halal operation standards in MS 1500:2009. Illustrate the requirement for halal certification. Explain the operation of halal online application Identify international Islamic bodies recognized by JAKIM
Introduction Halal certification is becoming more relevant in today’s market mainly because people are more aware of halal concept. It is not just about religious related matters but it extends to the products or services being deemed safe for consumption as well as has health benefits. This is what we call Halalan Thoyyiban which means quality and wholesome.
Benefits to consumers The halal logo is an instant recognition that a product has undergone stringent processes before being certified as safe for consumption. If halal products are exported to other countries, it will automatically be the first choice for muslim consumers as they are obliged to consume only halal food Products that were Halal certified means it is wholesome, healthy and safe to consume and this gives confidence to consumers The Malaysia halal logo is recognizable and well known around the world. It gives an assurance to consumers prior to making a decision on purchasing a product. Benefit to companies There is a vast market for companies to venture into when it comes to Halal products as it can be consumed by all It can facilitate trade in Halal food worldwide through the labelling of Halal logo on packagings Halal certification is important in countries where there are various religions as a monitoring Page 1
HH311 FUNDAMENTAL OF HALAL FOOD INDUSTRY
tool and an assurance for the authentically of all Halal products Why Malaysia’s Halal Certificate? Malaysia is the only country in the world whereby the...