Halal Supply Chains

May 19, 2022

Halal certification takes into account every step in the supply chain, from the basic ingredients used to the manufacturing process to final packaging, all the way until the product reaches the consumer. As such, Halal supply chains must be transparent and traceable in order for products to be eligible for certification.

Halal Style

May 11, 2022

Where Halal certification currently plays a small role – and could potentially play a much larger one – is in certifying the materials used in clothing, tracing materials and processes used to be sure that final products are both permissible and pure. It would be particularly relevant to leather items such as shoes, belts, and purses, and would apply to couches and other home furnishings as well.

How to Make your Skincare Routine Halal

May 5, 2022

A good skincare routine can be a refreshing way to start the day, and a relaxing way to end it. Serums, treatments, exfoliants, and moisturizers help us look and feel our best, and since these products are applied directly to our skin, we also want to know that they contain the best, most pure ingredients. For Muslim consumers, knowing that the ingredients are Islamically pure and acceptable is essential, too.

A Few Favorite ISA Halal Certified Brands

Apr 28, 2022

Halal certification can apply to a wide variety of products, from food and cosmetics to cleaning products and packaging. Even water filtration systems can be certified! Check out some of the brands that ISA certifies. There might be some you recognize that you didn’t even know were certified Halal!

10 Smart Ways to Save Money at the Supermarket

Apr 21, 2022

In the blog “Why is the Price of Food Increasing?” published March 31, 2022, we looked at the many reasons economists and researchers cite for increased food prices. This blog is about what you can do about it and how you can save money on your grocery bill.

How Food Supplements Can Strengthen and Heal

Apr 14, 2022

Not all nutritional products are the same. There are thousands of products on the market. Nutritional supplements vary in ingredients, processing, quality and efficacy. Before choosing supplements, savvy consumers will do some research and understand exactly what they are paying for.

How the Food and Beverage Industry can Promote Animal Welfare

Apr 7, 2022

For decades, companies in the agricultural, food, and beverage sectors have been looking for processes to improve animal health and welfare. One of the problems encountered by food processors and restaurant concepts is within the supply chain. Retailers and even wholesalers are often many levels removed from the purchaser of meat, poultry and dairy products.

Why Are Food Prices Increasing?

Mar 31, 2022

 According to the USDA  consumer price index, meat prices are up by 7.5%, seafood by 5% and eggs by 4% on average.  The USDA expects food prices to increase in 2022 and does not expect income and wages to keep up with inflation.

Benefits of Halal Certification for Third Party Manufacturers (And How ISA Can Help)

Mar 24, 2022

ISA certifies many Halal certified contract manufacturers across the USA and these third party copackers, packagers and contract / toll manufacturers can benefit from the great potential it creates to produce for multiple different companies needing their specialized production expertise with the additional specific capability of following Halal international standards and compliance requirements.

Pork Derivatives in Everyday Products

Mar 17, 2022

The best way to ensure that there are no pig parts in food or other consumable products is to look for a Halal certification logo mark. ISA certifies manufacturers of both consumable and non-consumable products when they meet compliant Halal standards. We do this with the utmost care to ensure that our customers have the information they need to make informed Halal decisions.