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  • Making its Mark in Halal Mart

    The Halal economy is big and is getting even bigger. A young and growing population, currently accounting for almost a quarter of humanity and increasing, is driving demand for things Halal. In its State of Global Islamic Economy Report 2018/19,… More
  • Understanding Halal Food

    In the preparation and handling of Halal food, one must take the following into due consideration: 1. Sources of Halal Food I. Animals Animals can be divided into two categories namely: a. Land Animals b. Aquatic Animals All land animals are lawful… More
  • About MUIS

    Roles and Functions The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) was established in 1968 during the enactment of the Administration Muslim Law Act (Amla). MUIS is a statutory board under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY). MUIS’… More
  • About MUIS Halal Certification

    MUIS offers 7 types of certification schemes for food and non-food (related to the food industry) companies within Singapore. Assessment is thorough, as the whole production process – from raw materials or ingredients right up to the sale of the end… More
  • Hallmark of Good Quality and Assurance

    Since March 2008, MUIS has introduced the Singapore MUIS Halal Quality Management System (HalMQ) to enable companies to enable companies to adopt a systems-based approach towards enhancing Halal compliance. Pronounced as ‘hallmark’, HalMQ is based on… More
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