Halaal Approval

The word Halaal in Arabic is: permissible and is a term that governs the items that are permissible for Muslims to use and consume in their daily lives and in accordance with Islamic/Shariah laws.


1. Meat - Pork is prohibited in Islam

2. Muslims are prohibited from consuming any product which contains alcohol.

He hath only forbidden you dead meat, and blood, and the flesh of swine, and that on which any other name hath been invoked besides that of Allah. But if one is forced by necessity, without wilful disobedience, nor transgressing due limits,- then is he guiltless. For Allah is Oft-forgiving Most Merciful.

-Quraan 2:173

They ask thee concerning wine and gambling. Say: "In them is great sin, and some profit, for men; but the sin is greater than the profit." They ask thee how much they are to spend; Say: "What is beyond your needs." Thus doth Allah Make clear to you His Signs: In order that ye may consider.

-Quraan 2:219

Satan's plan is (but) to excite enmity and hatred between you, with intoxicants and gambling, and hinder you from the remembrance of Allah, and from prayer: will ye not then abstain?

-Quraan 5:91
DO's (Positive) Don't (Negetive)
Fard (Obligatory) Haraam (Forbidden)
Wajib (Imperitive) Makrooh Tahrimi (Condemned)
Sunnat-e-Muakkedah (Mandatory Recommendation) Makrooh Tanzeehi (Improper)
Mustahab (Commendable/Liked) Khilaf-e-Au'la
Mubah/Jaiz (Indifferent/Permissible)

Halaal status is:

  1. Controlled, Regulated and Monitored on a regular basis by qualified Halaal monitors and auditors
  2. Continuously being upgraded to meet the demand of hygiene; high quality food products and Halaal compliancy.
  3. Complies and adheres with HACCP
  4. Since hygiene forms an integral part of Halaal, special hygiene audits are carried out by trained hygiene auditors if and when necessary.

HCA is recognised and accepted worldwide, products carrying the HCA Halaal Logo give producers the opportunity to export their products worldwide.

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An exclusive registration number is awarded to each accredited product/company. This will allow the distributor to market their product as Halaal Compliant in accordance to HCA Standards as well as identify the producer of the product.


Consumers will have the assurance and guarantee that all products carrying the HCA logo are Halaal Compliant in accordance to Islamic (Shari’ah) Law and HCA standards.

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Should any certificate holder fail to uphold criteria, the certificate is suspended to allow the situation to be rectified, failing which the certificate is withdrawn and consumers informed.