MUI, the sole official halal food examining institution

halal jkt The Role of the Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) as the operational agency for halal food inspection officially declared is increasingly central with the publication of Regulation No 158 Jakarta governor in 2013 dated December 19, 2013 on the Procedure for Certification of Halal Restaurants and Non-Halal Restaurant in Jakarta.

Previously, the MUI has a mandate as the operational agency for food inspection which is declared halal as stated in the Decree of the Minister of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia No. 519 of 2001 dated 30 November 2001 On Halal Food Inspection Implementing Agencies.

In Article 1 of the decision stated that the Religious Affairs Minister appointed the MUI as the implementing agency for food examination which is revealed as halal food, packaged for trading in Indonesia.

KH Ma'ruf Amin

KH Ma’ruf Amin

The Chairman of MUI Dr. KH Ma’ruf Amin told in a release on Wednesday, 29/01/2014.


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