December 8, 2019

Tag: Halal

Halal Certifying Bodies Must Be Transparent, Accountable

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Here’s what an official of Saudi Arabia’s Muslim World League (MWL) said about halal certifying bodies (HCBs). Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official of the MWL, called Rabitahtul Alam al-Islamie in Arabic, said that groups or organizations such […]

Happening Now: DOST Brings Halal Goat FIESTA to USeP

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910; Facebook: SDN — Science and Digital News DAVAO CITY (SDN) — GOATS have invaded the University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) in this city. Well, not literally. Today, October 16, starts the inaugural three-day Halal Goat FIESTA of the Department of Science and Technology through its Philippine […]

Villar Asks DTI for Updates on Halal Certification Standards and Certifiers’ Accreditation Processes

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819 CLARK FREEPORT ZONE in Pampanga (SDN) — Senator Cynthia Villar has asked the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to update her on the latest developments on the Philippines’ still striving halal industry. The May 13, 2019 senatorial election No. 1 winning candidate, she delivered an address through a […]

DTI Seeks Malaysia’s ‘Recognition’ of more Filipino Halal Certifiers

(SDN) — ONLY three Philippine halal certifying bodies (HCBs) are “recognized” by Malaysia. They are the Halal International Chamber of Commerce and Industries of the Philippines (HICCIP), Halal Development Institute of the Philippines (HDIP), and the Islamic Da’wah Council of the Philippines (IDCP). “Recognition” means products certified halal by the three HCBs maybe accepted and […]