Dec 1, 2022
As the Halal industry attracts people and professionals from all walks of life, the harmonization, strengthening of relationships, and socialization amongst Halal consumers and even non-consumers are growing. For that reason, Halal planning committees and events are also sprawling throughout the globe.
Nov 23, 2022
Though Halal skincare products were initially developed for Muslims, beauty enthusiasts are now making the switch to Halal-certified brands because of their many benefits. As the beauty enthusiasts are becoming more aware of product ingredients and processes, millennial and gen Z markets are fueling the demand for Halal cosmetics across North America and Europe, as well.
Nov 17, 2022
At ISA, we serve a variety of industries world-wide. Whether it is meat and poultry, flavors and colors, pharmaceuticals or non-consumables, processed or bakery products, Islamic Services of America will accommodate the industry’s Halal certification needs. Our attendance at trade shows and Halal conferences keeps us on the cutting edge of industry developments to better inform and support our clients.
Nov 10, 2022
For most people in the USA and Canada, eating or drinking blood is considered taboo or at least unpalatable. For Muslims, it is clearly not Halal (or permissible) to include blood as part of one’s diet. Consumption of blood is also forbidden in Jewish Scriptures. And it is forbidden by some Christian churches as well, like the Greek Orthodox Church.
Nov 3, 2022
The intentional sustainable practices of agroforestry and forest grazing are good for cattle, farmers, and the planet. These practices are also Halal. The animals are more content, shaded from the sun, and able to eat a variety of herbs for healthier diets. Creating a humane and comfortable environment for cattle is encouraged as a Halal practice.
Oct 27, 2022
Shopping methods for many have changed in the past few years. This is partially due to the pandemic effect, and to a greater extent due to new innovations in the retail food and beverage sector. The retail food industry is adjusting to changing retail environment with technical, new product, and design innovations.
Oct 20, 2022
Halal certification is an important designation for businesses that want to tap into the $2 trillion global Halal market. In this blog, we will discuss about some reasons why getting certified as Halal is so important.
Oct 13, 2022
In Islam, psychology is incorporated into everyday lives in various ways, including spiritualism. Mental health and emotional well-being are of great importance to Islamic thought. Qur’anic teachings can serve as a guide to individuals who suffer from emotional distress in order to lead them to a meaningful quality of life.
Oct 6, 2022
Is protein powder Halal? Due to questionable sources of gelatin and rennet in cheese products, whey protein should be Halal certified. ISA has been Halal certifying both consumables and non consumables since 1975. To know more please read the full blog.
Sep 29, 2022
According to the USDA, in the USA, 133 billion pounds of food is wasted annually. That is 218 lbs. of wasted food per person. Meanwhile, 50 million people in the USA are food insecure. There are children, college students, elderly, working poor and others who don’t know if they will have a meal from one day to the next.