Presentation on theme: "Moulana MS Navlakhi South African National Halaal Authority PAK – ASEAN Workshop on Halal Food Production Technology and Certification system 11-12 th."— Presentation transcript:
Moulana MS Navlakhi South African National Halaal Authority PAK – ASEAN Workshop on Halal Food Production Technology and Certification system 11-12 th March 2009 – Karachi Expo Centre, Pakistan Ensuring Halaal Value Addition in Dairy Products
Dairy In the Qur’ân “ Verily, in the cattle there is a lesson for you. We give you to drink of that which is in their bellies, from between the impurities and blood, pure milk palatable for the drinkers”. (Chapter 16, verse 66)
General Rule for Eggs & Dairy Products Milk and eggs of all acceptable animal species are permitted
Dairy in the Good ‘ol Days Fresh Milk Cream Butter
Critical Ingredients Fortification Agents - Addition of specific nutrients to population with an increased level of intake. Gelatin –N–No distinction on the label for the source of animal, so any product containing gelatin is Haram or suspected. Glycerin –N–No distinction on the label for source of glycerin (animal or vegetable) so any product containing glycerin is also suspected.
Emulsifiers:Emulsifiers: –Commercially available mono and diglycerides may be manufactured from vegetable oil, beef fat or lard. –If not labeled as vegetable, then product is considered suspected.
Critical Ingredients Enzymes: –T–The source can be animal, plant or microbial. Normally the label does not make any distinction. Whey and Other Dairy Ingredients: –D–Depends on the enzyme used. Normally the label does not make any distinction, so the products will either be Haram or suspected.
Alcohol:Alcohol: Wine & Liquor is not permitted Alcohols naturally occurring in fruits which is distilled into essences is condoned in small amounts. Ethanol used for technical applications e.g. solvent, carrier etc. may be permitted at specified residual levels.
Biotech Ingredients Non-hazardous Chemicals are acceptable Microbial Enzymes are acceptable Transgenic Foods Plant to plant gene transfer is ok Animal to plant gene transfer ? Animal to animal gene transfer ?