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Quality assurance in halal food manufacturing in Malaysia: a preliminary study

Abdul Talib, Hayati @ Habibah and Mohd Ali, Khairul Anuar and Jamaludin, Khairur Rijal (2008) Quality assurance in halal food manufacturing in Malaysia: a preliminary study. In: International Conference on Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2008), 21– 23 May 2008, Johor Bahru.

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Abstract

Doubtful about the food quality appear in every aspects beginning from the ingredient, processing and handling, “from farm to table�. Recently, the issue of halal food has attracted public attention as well as Malaysia’s government especially on the Halal Toyibbah issues. Further, Malaysia’s government has decided for Malaysia to be the halal center or halal-hub in the region as well as international. This paper will focus on the food and beverage industry in Malaysia. There are many definition of food quality in the food manufacturers’ perspective especially on the implementation of food quality practices such as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and ISO9000/ Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP). The standards have been recognized in the international market. Consequently, Department of Standards Malaysia has developed a halal standard for foods, MS1500:2004, that covering from the production of halal foods, preparation, handling and storage. Beside that, food quality is also refers to safety, hygienic and healthy food. This paper describes author’s preliminary work on the importance of quality assurance in the manufacturing and handling of halal foods.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Proceedings of International Conference on Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (ICME2008), 21– 23 May 2008, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. © Faculty of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia. ISBN: 97–98 –2963–59–2
Uncontrolled Keywords:Halal food, food quality, food manufacturer, SMEs, Malaysia
Subjects:T Technology > TS Manufactures
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:5621
Deposited By: Khairur Rijal Jamaludin
Deposited On:03 Jun 2008 09:31
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 15:33

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