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ISSUE ON HALAL LOGO
ISLAMIC STUDIES MPW 2143
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USTAZ MUHAMMAD PISOL MAT ISA
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NOR EDLINA MOHD ROSNI NURUL IZYANI ZAKARIA NADHIRAH MOHD NASIR FATIN NUR AMIRAH MOHD FARIDZA 14551 14779 15063 15065
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. 3 BODY/CONTENTS……………………………………………………………………………….. 4 CONCLUSION…………………………………………………………………………………….9 BIBLIOGRAPHY…………….……. 11 APPENDIX………………………………………………………………………………….……...ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION………………………………….…………………………………………………………….……………………………………………….. 12 2 .
From overall view of this study case there are two main problems. this Halal and non-Halal problem is not only specified to food and beverage only but also to other products and services. As for manufacturers. for those who are using fake Halal certificated or logos will provide stiffer penalties under Trade Description Ac 1972. consumers and manufacturers. It has become one of the worldwide challenging for all the Muslims. it has become increasingly challenging for Muslims to determine either the food or drinks that they consume almost everytime are acceptable or Halal in the point of view of Islam or not. Besides that. In our modern and progressive world. Halal products and services has become one of the serious topics that have been discussed at the Islamic countries. beverage and services are readily available and easy to find. This is a must to make sure that the Halalness particularly when the products or services are sold. particularly are lack of awareness regarding the Halal logo. prepared or provided by non-Muslims. even though Halal food. they do not refer to any Halal authority before purchasing any raw materials in order to produce goods or services. Basically. but there is a need for authority to control and enforce the standards. There must be challenging for those who are living in a multiracial Muslim country like Malaysia. Below are some of the pictures between the fake logos and the original one: Fake Halal certificates or logos Original Halal certificates or logos 3 . there is no strict action to be done for those who are using and release a fake Halal logo. In Malaysia. For Muslims who are living in a totally Islamic country like Saudi Arabia might have no issue about the Halal products and services.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 INTRODUCTION Nowadays. The main topic that will be discuss further details in this study case is about the issues of the Halal logo that are available in most of the product that can we seen in the market.
and that which has been dedicated to other than Allah . Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. and those from which a wild animal has eaten. That is grave disobedience. most of the foods or products that we used are processed from the factory. blood. Allah has stated that dead animal. This day those who disbelieve have despaired of [defeating] your religion. This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion. but fear Me. But whoever is forced by severe hunger with no inclination to sin .then indeed. For example in surah Al-Maidah verse 3: Translation: Prohibited to you are dead animals. However. In this verse of Al-Quran. and those which are sacrificed on stone altars. the flesh of swine.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 BODY / CONTENTS THE AUTHORIZATION OF HALAL CERTIFICATE As stated in Quran. 4 . the flesh of swine and those animals that is not slaughtered with the name of Allah or killed by the wild animal and have no chance to be slaughtered with the name of Allah consider as the forbidden food. and [prohibited is] that you seek decision through divining arrows. so fear them not. blood. except what you [are able to] slaughter [before its death]. and [those animals] killed by strangling or by a violent blow or by a head-long fall or by the goring of horns. there are a few guidelines to determine whether the food or any product that is Halal or not.
Company Product Food Premises Menu Slaughter House : 17 : 2141 : 235 : 1580 :6 According to Professor Yaakob Bin Che Man (March. Some of the details need to be included by the party that apply for the certificate are the list of ingredient used for the product. Allah also has 5 .A dan IFANCA International. The companies that involved are Bahtera Lagenda Sdn. there is only one recognizes body that can approve the Halal certificate to any company which is the Malaysian Islamic Development Department also known as JAKIM. only 69 percents of food companies that obtained Halal certification from JAKIM. This shows that some of the manufacturers and marketers are taking for granted about this serious issue of Halal. name and address of the manufacturer or distributor of the ingredient.E. There are also some private companies in Malaysia try to give the Halal certificate to over 100 manufacturers (Megat. 2011). Perak Religious Officer Association. the Halal certificate that has been created by the Muslim council in particular area helps to indentify the products that are permitted. Hence. The Halal certificate can also be apply through online.. In Malaysia. SAS-H Consultancy. JAKIM also give approval to the international Halal certificate for the imported product.Those companies are black listed by the JAKIM after been discovered and all the manufacturers that got the Halal certificate from them need to apply the new certificate from JAKIM. 2008). JAKIM also has come out with the total number of manufacturer or distributor that registered for the Halal certificate in Malaysia.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 It is hard for the Muslim consumer to determine whether it right for them to use them or not. from the 90 food manufacturers and marketers operating Klang Valley. Bhd. Halal Food Council S. Some of them even do not refer to any Halal authority before purchasing any unconventional raw materials. Islamic Food and Research Council (IFRC). the type of packing that they used and the process and procedure of the manufacturing. There are some strict procedure sets by JAKIM to apply for the Halal certificate as the issue of Halal is a serious concern for the majority population in Malaysia which are dominate by the Muslim.
Indeed.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 stated in Al-Quran surah Al-Nahl verse 116 to those who say the untruth about the lawful and unlawful will not succeed. Translation: And do not say about what your tongues assert of untruth. A serious actions need to be taken towards manufacturers or marketers that used these false certificates to prevent from confusion to purchase the Halal products." to invent falsehood about Allah. 6 . those who invent falsehood about Allah will not succeed. From the Muslim consumers’ point of view. Many consumers also complained that the false Halal certificates need to be demolished as they give confusion to them. JAKIM is still lack of action to punish the manufactures or marketers that used the false Halal certificates since there are still a lot of restaurants that sells beers still displaying the Halal certificates. "This is lawful and this is unlawful.
The words of Halal is not just covered on slaughtering. or flesh of swine -. Unfortunately.for that surely is unclean-. It didn’t affect their consumption pattern. the holy Quran addressed all human being included non Muslim to search for Halal as for their own benefits. then surely your lord is forgiving.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 LACK OF AWARENESS AMONG CONSUMERS “…say: I do not find in that which has been revealed to me anything forbidden for an eater to eat of except that it be what has died of itself.or that which is a transgression. Mad Nasir and Eddie Chiew to investigate the awareness of Halal principles and related food products in Malaysia. However. merciful…” An-Anaam (6: 145) Based on the verse above. it encompass foods. The respondents showed the positive perceptions generally in Halal food and Halal principles. In fact. The results showed that the respondents were aware of the existence of Halal food. goods. other than (the name of) Allah having been invoked on it. both Chinese and Indians were not really concerned about whether the food that they were consumed Halal or not. Zainalabidin. not desiring nor exceeding the limit. The study was done onto 400 non Muslim respondents in the Klang Valley where structured questionnaires were distributed. it highlights the terms of Halal food must be especially on slaughtered animal before being served to consumers. 7 . Halal principles and the advantages of Halal way in slaughtering animals. or blood pured forth. utensils and equipment used by Muslims. but whoever is driven to necessity. a study had been done by Golnaz. not all consumers are aware about this issue. Since Malaysia is a country that lived by many races and religions. drinks. but negatively on the.
8 . they already assumed it as a Halal food without looking the ingredients used. Thus. without knowing how the foods were processed. a Muslim should know which one is Halal or Kosher food because Kosher is not Halal food. They thought of it as cruelty towards animals. The ritual slaughter is known as shechitah meaning to destroy or kill. Halal requires the praying to Allah while Kosher does not require a prayer.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 Halal way in slaughtering animals. deep stroke across the throat with a perfectly sharp blade with no nicks or unevenness. They simply just sit and enjoy their meals without thinking whether the food is Halal or not. At the other hand. consumers are easily make their first perceptions when purchases goods. the utensils are clean or not used in serving non Halal food and yet. believed that the animals were suffered to bleed to death. it has become a common attitude among consumers when they are simply enter and order food from restaurants that they assumed as Halal since there is Al-Quran verse or Halal logo even though the workers are not Muslim. Once they saw the Halal logo on the packets. The difference is before slaughter. Not only that. As for Muslims that lived in abroad country especially in a non Muslim countries find it is quite hard for them to acknowledge the Halal food since most non Muslim countries consume Kosher food. The method is a quick. Kosher also involve the slaughtering method as used in Halal ways. Kosher is a term that used to describe what is “fit and proper” to eat for Jews.
And be grateful for the favor of Allah . But whoever is forced [by necessity]. Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. Lack of awareness among the consumers. especially for the Muslim. Based on the discussions. He has only forbidden to you dead animals. neither desiring [it] nor transgressing [its limit] .then indeed. if it is [indeed] Him that you worship. The factors are.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 CONCLUSION 2 issues on Halal logo has been presented and discussed. If 9 . It is important for the Muslims to eat Halal food as stated in the Quran. blood. For the lack of action from authorities. and that which has been dedicated to other than Allah . the flesh of swine.” An-Nahl (16:114-115) All the false Halal logo’s food have to be removed from the market in order to avoid consumers from having difficulties and done some mistakes while buying the food. Here are some suggestions for all the problems stated above in order to solve this issue and to prevent it from occur again in the future. “Then eat of what Allah has provided for you [which is] lawful and good. there are 2 factors that cause this issue to occur. Because this issue is very sensitive. the authorities really have to be very strict when it comes to this issue. Lack of action from the authorities on the companies who used false Halal logo and the private sector who gave the false Halal logo to the companies.
as stated by JAKIM. tins. it is a must for all Muslims to check the labels at the plastics. the only approved Halal logo for Halal food is the JAKIM’s Halal logo. For the lack of awareness among the consumers. bottles or anything that cover the food to make sure the food is halal and made from ingredients that is allowed to eat in Islam. http://www.1.Halal. just sell it without Halal logo. - To check / review the application : Type HALALSTATUSNo. to make them easily go shopping and buy all the food that they want.my/v3/index. Therefore. 10 . they just easily can follow this step provided by MySMS 15888. permohonan and SMS to 15888. 2012. starts from January.gov. Therefore. the consumers can check the Halal logo that is approved by JAKIM at this link. To check / review the Halal certificate holders : Type HALALSEMAKNo. Pendaftaran Syarikat (ROC) eg : HALAL SEMAK 12345X send to 15888 For Halal logo from overseas which means imported food.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 it is not Halal. sometimes maybe the consumers do not really updated with the news about Halal food. I.php/ms/senarai-badan-islam-yang-diiktiraf Lastly. eg : HALAL STATUS 20091231101010 send to 15888 II. then the Muslim will easily notice that the food is not Halal.
M.C. Golnaz. (1998).ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 BIBLIOGRAPHY Ahmad Nizam Bin Abdullah (March. (2010). Bernama. Megat Ramli Megat Raof (2008). M.my/17%20(03)%202010/IFRJ-2010-667674%20Zainal%20UPM. Retrieved on October 24.. (2011).M. Retrieved on Oct 17 2010 from http://ifrj.my/kosmo/content. Kuala Lumpur : Utusan Publications & Distributor.halal. Qualities of food.php/ms/senarai-badan-islam-yang-diiktiraf October 2011. Kemudahan Semakan Status Permohonan. Non. M. A.com/2011/09/29/only-halal-logo-issued-byjakim-will-be-accepted/ on 20 October 2011. Only Halal logo issued by JAKIM will be accepted.gov.my Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM). R.my/v3/index.com. Bouhdiba.halal.. France : UNESCO.. (2004). Alternative quality management standards-Islamic perspectives.. Retrieved on from 20 http://www.upm. The Individual and Society in Islam. and Warde. A.htm Syed Azauddin Syed Bahaldin (2005). McMeekin. September 29). International Food Research Journal 17: 667-67. 11 . (2011..kosmo. A. 2011 from http://www.pdf Harvey. Retrieved from http://www.edu.2006). *Zainalabidin. F.asp?y=2010&dt=0306&pub=Kosmo& sec=Negara&pg=ne_01. and al-Dawalibi. (2011. New York : Manchester University Press.theborneopost. and Eddie Chiew.gov. Mad Nasir. Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM). February 9). Perception and awareness among food manufacturers and marketers on halal food in Klang Valley. Retrieved on October 24.Muslims’ awareness of Halal principles and related food products in Malaysia. S. 2011 from http://www. Universiti Putra Malaysia.
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Kuala Lumpur : Utusan Publications & Distributor.gov.. Retrieved on October 24.ISLAMIC STUDIES : MPW 2143 Harvey. (2011). McMeekin.kosmo. Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM).my Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM). Megat Ramli Megat Raof (2008).asp?y=2010&dt=0306&pub=Kosmo& sec=Negara&pg=ne_01. and Warde.my/v3/index. February 9).php/ms/senarai-badan-islam-yang-diiktiraf on 20 from http://www. APPENDIX 13 .gov.. 2011 from http://www. (2011.htm Syed Azauddin Syed Bahaldin (2005).com. Alternative quality management standards-Islamic perspectives. Retrieved from http://www. Qualities of food. A.halal. (2004). Kemudahan Semakan Status October 2011.my/kosmo/content. New York : Manchester University Press.halal. M. Retrieved on October 24. A. 2011 Permohonan.
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