Oct 16, 2020
Throughout the country, there is a significant demand for Halal-certified food from inmates. With increasing numbers of Muslim converts and relatively large minority populations of Muslims in some state prison systems – especially Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, the question of Halal food demands more attention. In these and other states, a clear market for Halal prison meals exists.
Sep 30, 2020
Muslim consumers often look for ways to observe principles of their faith in all aspects of life, from diet to daily conduct to leisure activities, including travel. More travel by Muslim consumers has spurred the growth of the Halal travel and hospitality industry. In fact, they represent one of the fastest growing segments of the industry.
Sep 16, 2020
Herbs and spices are essential ingredients in the flavorful cuisines of many countries with large Muslim populations, such as Indonesia, Morocco, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Turkey. For Halal consumers in or from these regions looking for high-quality ingredients to make popular dishes, Halal certification provides assurance that the herbs and spices are pure and acceptable under Islamic dietary law.
Sep 2, 2020
A widespread lack of providing Halal food options in schools across America leads many Muslim students and families to express their frustrations and to call for changes. There has to be a sufficient demand, properly certified vendors, trained food service workers and more for a program to be introduced. Let’s take a look at the impact.
Jul 23, 2020
For over 40 years, ISA has employed stringent Halal standards to ensure that food, pharmaceutical, health and beauty, flavorings and other consumable and non consumable products are compliant with Halal industry guidelines.
Jul 8, 2020
With ISA's 45 years of building credibility and trust, we set ourselves apart by our level of service and commitment to current, new and potential clients. This leads to long-lasting professional business relationships.
Jun 24, 2020
There are famous traditional vegetarian Halal foods such as hummus, falafel, and vegetable samosas that are typically considered Halal. Similarly, basic baked goods like bread and cake, snacks and confectionary are rarely given a second thought, though they may contain lard and other common pork based ingredients like gelatin. Gelatin is often sourced from pigs, which is neither vegetarian nor Halal.
Jun 19, 2020
Once the Halal production process is complete, how are buyers to know what they’re shopping for and purchasing is truly Halal? The problem is with the lack of visible “Halal certified” logos on product labels. Even when a product is certified Halal, it doesn’t benefit the consumer if the Halal status isn’t apparent.
Jun 10, 2020
Halal Certification applies to supplements and nutraceuticals industry as well. There are many components of a supplement product, that can be critical for Halal Certification. This week we spoke to Douglas Shull, the Manager and Co-owner of Vitalabs, Inc. - a leading nutraceuticals company based in Georgia, United States. In this blog we will explore together how Halal Certification brought value to his business.
Jun 5, 2020
As a premier Halal certifier, ISA must educate readers and consumers about what Halal means, the types of product categories and the range of Halal and Haram product ingredients. Through its website and social media avenues, ISA explains why Halal can be beneficial for Muslims and non-Muslims alike.