MJCHT delisted by top Malaysian 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[…]

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MJC responds to Spur debacle

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[…]

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Is McDonalds SA halal?

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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PnP to blame for labelling mistake

Another image of halal labelling gone wrong took social media by storm at the weekend. The item, a pack of Pick ‘n Pay russians and chips, was seen labelled with halal certification from the MJC Halal Trust (MJCHT) but upon further inspection, the ingredients stated that it included pork. But[…]

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“Halal friendly” not recognised in Shariah: MJCHT

As South Africa looks to boost its appeal as a halal tourism destination, the recent debate around the popularity of “halal friendly” food outlets in the Western Cape has resurfaced. Once a restaurant has attained halal certification for its kitchen, there is a concern that some restaurants revert back to[…]

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Clover products are halal: MJCHT

The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) has certified some new dairy products manufactured by Clover South Africa. This comes after queries were raised on products without any halal logos. Sheikh Achmat Sedick, the director of the MJC Halaal Trust, says the body certified Clover South Africa in January this[…]

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PNP complaint resolved

The Muslim Judicial Council Halal Trust (MJCHT) has completed an inspection of the newly revamped Pick ‘n Pay Waterfront, following a complaint that meat products were not placed correctly. A regular customer visited the refurbished store and found that certified halal cold meats are being stored next to unhalal meat.[…]

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