The Muslim Judicial Council Halaal Trust (MJCHT) has reassured the Muslim community that the entire production line of Melrose cheese spread is halaal. This follows a photograph making the rounds on social media platforms of a jar of so-called bacon flavored Melrose cheese accompanied by a MJC stamp. The photographs[…]
By Anees Teladia The Muslim Judicial Council Halaal Trust (MJCHT) has investigated complaints of alleged cross-contamination at certain Kekkel ‘n Kraai outlets, after it found “misleading” labelling on chicken products certified as halaal. It has found that out of 56 franchised Kekkel & Kraai stores in the Western Cape, only[…]
By Tasneem Adams While the halal certification processes at abatoirs and manufacturing plants include hygiene and food safety compliance, the Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) says it does not have the capacity to conduct regular scientific testing into microbial contamination of food products. This is according to the MJCHT[…]
By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed Questions around the halal status of one of South Africa’s most loved chicken fast-food chains KFC have surfaced following messages circulating online alleging that their chicken sources are not halal. One of the halaal bodies that have been mentioned in this alert was the South[…]
Following a string of publicized operational breaches, the Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) says its confident halal standards will improve at supermarket chains in the next few months. The Halal Trust met the top management of Pick ‘n Pay in the Western Cape last week to discuss the importance[…]
OPINION by Shaykh Dawood Terblanche The recent delisting of the world’s most experienced Halal certifying authority the MJCHT, has created another frenzy over the Halal operations of the MJCHT. Although, Jakim’s inspectors prior to their departure confirmed that the chickens slaughtered at the chicken plant in Cape Town are Halal[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) is facing a public backlash over its halal certification processes, following an external audit which states the body must improve its systems. Last week, the MJCHT was delisted from the Department of Islamic Development of Malaysia (JAKIM)’s registry. The international halal regulatory body[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) has been delisted from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) after failing an external audit for the first time in 19 years. JAKIM is the Malaysian government’s highest Islamic affairs body. JAKIM’s audit of the MJCHT in November last year stated that[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council’s Halal Trust (MJCHT) has spoken out about confusion surrounding the Spur kiosk which falsely served unhalal foods to a number of Muslims families at a local event. MJCHT president Sheikh Achmat Sedick said an out dated halal certification confirmation letter has now come into question after[…]
Amid a flood of queries over the halal consumption of McDonald’s, the Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) has participated in a public awareness campaign launched by the South African franchise on Youtube. The video was launched in May as part of the fast-food chain’s “Know our Food” campaign. In the[…]
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