FOR OBTAINING HALAL SLAUGHTER CERTIFICATION (SOPS-005)
Request For Certification:
The process is initiated by an application form
(AHSC-001) for Halal Supervision and Certification.
2) Inspection of the Facilities:
Inspector(s)/auditor(s) from AHF’s Department of
Halal Inspection and Supervision inspect the facility to determine the compliance
(of plant facility, slaughter procedures, equipments, production process,
sanitation procedures, packaging, labeling, storage, and transportation) with Halal standards. This includes reviewing
the possibility of cross contamination. The inspection report (IRSP-005) is
submitted to the Halal Certification Board along with any recommendation.
3) Registration of the Slaughter Facility:
Upon approval of the plant by
AHF’s Halal Certification Board, the plant is registered as a bonafide Halal Slaughter Plant.
4) Assignment of a Muslim Slaughter
A Muslim slaughter man is assigned to perform the
necessary procedures in accordance with the Islamic slaughter method.
5) Sign Agreement /Contract:
A written contract (APHC-009) is signed with
mutually agreed upon terms and conditions. Halal Supervision &
Certification fee is determined according to the type of the species
slaughtered, availability of Muslim slaughter man, total halal production,
complexity of the production process, and the like.
6) Issuance of Halal Certificate:
A Halal Slaughter Certificate (HSC-010) is issued by
the Halal Certification Board for each lot/batch of Halal meat produced. AHF’s
registered symbol (logo) is made available for use on labels of Halal product.
7) Halal Assurance System:
(i) The producer sets up Halal Assurance System (HAS)
at the production facility / plant (HAS-015)
(ii) The producer
appoints an Internal Halal auditor / Coordinator and a team who will be
responsible to implement the Halal Assurance System.
(iii) The producer
submits a six monthly (Biannual) report of Halal assurance System