German lauds Malaysia’s pioneering work in Halal

A German expert on halal certification has praised Malaysia for the “pioneering work” it has done in the field of halal food processing.

Mahmoud M. Tatari, the general manager of Ruesselsheim-based Halal Control e.V., which verifies the authenticity of halal products and issues halal certification to manufacturers and food processors in Europe, said the agency was also recognised by the Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (JAKIM).

“Malaysia started pretty early to create halal compliant norms and standards. Indeed, Malaysia had understood quite early to set halal norms into practice,” Tatari told Bernama at the Frankfurt office of the Malaysian trade commissioner, Mohd Sabri Ab Rahman.

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