IJSSH 2014 Vol.4(6): 482-486 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2014.V4.403

Understanding the Development of Halal Food Standard: Suggestion for Future Research

Zakiah Samori, Amal Hayati Ishak, and Nurul Himmah Kassan
Abstract—Islam is a comprehensive religion. It urges Muslims to opt for the good and the best in every facet of life including food. Islam has outlined rules and regulations for food preparation which suggest the source, process and actors should conform to the principles of Islam. This article highlights these rules and regulation mentioned in the Quran and hadith, which are the two agreed primary sources in Islam. This article also elaborates the recent development in halal food industry which is the formulation of halal food standard gazette in 2004 by the Malaysian government. Finally, a review of the significance of halal logo is discussed reflecting a vast opportunity for future research agenda in the halal industry.

Index Terms—Halal food standard, halal logo, quran and sunnah.

The authors are with the Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies (ACIS), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia (e-mail: zakiah_samori@yahoo.com)

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Cite: Zakiah Samori, Amal Hayati Ishak, and Nurul Himmah 482 Kassan, " Understanding the Development of Halal Food Standard: Suggestion for Future Research," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 482-486, 2014.

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