Benefits of Halal Certification for Consumers  
 
When you see the ISA logos, you can rest assured that the production and ingredients in ISA Halal shariah compliant products meet the required standards. ISA is happy to provide you with information about ingredients and products upon request. 

Halal pizza served with vegetables

Is Halal Beneficial for Everyone?

Halal applies not only to food products but to all aspects of life and social context.  When one hears the word ‘Halal’ outside the food industry, it must be understood as a group of permissible practices that guide conduct in all areas of life.  These practices will lead to a higher quality of life and a healthier society.  Halal certification of food ensures a more pure and wholesome form of nourishment for all people.  So, Halal is beneficial for everyone from all walks of life.


Benefits of Halal Certification for Business

                                    
Islamic Services of America’s (ISA) research shows that    there is a growing desire worldwide for US consumable products. Consumers overseas want the US products and foreign governments want certified Halal compliance.  
 
By meeting Halal certification requirements, your company will have access to over 8 million Halal consumers in the USA and more than 1.6 billion consumers ISA is happy to provide you with information about ingredients and products upon request.   worldwide. You will have opportunities in Halal markets that may currently be closed to your products.  
 
Halal seal

Why go Halal?

Looking for information on what Halal means for you?  Or are you interested knowing the difference between Halal and Kosher or Halal and Zabiha?  The ISA team has put together information about Halal that will provide you with a clear understanding of Halal while dispelling myths and confusing information. Click here for specifics about Halal and general information about Islam. 

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Bakery items may need Halal certification

At ISA, religious compliance and science are not mutually exclusive. The two meet in a complementary manner that ensures compliance through the use and understanding of scientific techniques and religious guidelines.

With over 40 years as a Halal certifier, ISA has developed a reputation for upholding Halal integrity.

The methods and processes ISA uses are streamlined and integrated, making it efficient from a business standpoint.  

Halal hotdog

We can help you identify Halal compliance of critical ingredients in: 

  • Meat Products

  • Health and Beauty

  • Flavors and Ingredients

  • Bakery and Food Processing

  • Food Supplements and Other Consumables

  • Other Non Consumables

  • Oils and Cooking agents

  • Dairy, Cheese, Ice cream

  • Packaging, Lubricants, Minerals, etc.


Some of the doubtful (Mashbooh) ingredients which may need ISA Halal certification are:

 

Sources: HAS, MUI, MUIS, JAKIM, ISO

Products

 Mashbooh ingredients

Bread

bread

 

Lecithin, Mono/ Di-glycerides, Folic Acid, Riboflavin

 

Bagel

bagel

Cysteine Hydrochloride, Enzymes, Folic Acid, Niacin

 

Candy

chocolate

Glycerin, Gelatin, Mono-Glycerides, Whey, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Stearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate

Cereal

cereal
 

Artificial/ Natural Flavors, Vitamin A, B2, C, D, & E

 

Chips

chips

Cheese, Fatty Acids

Cookies

cookies

Folic Acid, Thiamine

Coffee Creamer

Coffee creamer

Artificial/ Natural Flavors, Mono/ Di-glycerides

 

Cake

muffins
 

Artificial/ Natural Flavors, Mono/ Di-glycerides

Donuts/ Pastries

donut

Artificial/ Natural Flavors, Mono/ Di-glycerides, Colors

Ice Cream

ice-cream

Artificial/ Natural Flavors, Mono/ Di-glycerides, Colors

 

 

Jello/ Pudding

jello

Artificial/ Natural Flavors, Colors, Gelatin

Cheese

cheese

Enzymes

Shortening

shortening

Animal Fat, Artificial/ Natural Flavors

Peanut Butter

peanut butter

Artificial/ Natural Flavors, Mono/ Di-glycerides

Cola/ Soda

cola

Natural Flavors

Ketchup

ketchup
 

Natural and Artificial Flavors

Yoghurt

yoghurt
 

Flavors, Gelatin, Whey

Gum

gum

Glycerin, Stearic Acid

Mouth Wash

mouth wash

Alcohol, Flavors, Glycerin

Nutritional Supplement

nutritional supplement

Gelatin, Magnisium Stearate

Soap

soap

Sodium Tallowate, Glycerin

Toothpaste

toothpaste

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

Apple Juice

apple juice

 

Gelatin