E-Halal as Method and Apparatus for Halal Product Detection in Malaysia

Siti Salwa Md. Sawari, Mohd Al’Ikhsan Ghazali, Siti Mariam Abu Bakar Yap, Adibah Abdul Latif


Malaysian government has established State Islamic Religious Council (JAKIM) to monitor the halal products in local market. Numerous methods have been taken by JAKIM in order to make Muslim in Malaysia consume a pure halal product in Market. One of the methods that have been established to help the users to check the status of the halal product in local market is by using E-halal system. The objective of this paper is to discover the advantages and disadvantages uses of E-Halal in Malaysia. E-halal is system that allowed buyers to check the status of the halal certificates of the products in Malaysia. By smartphones and other latest gadgets, users can easily check the halal status of the products. Among the advantages of E-halal system is, it can help users to choose halal products in a short time, used to detect the halal status of the restaurants and not only the products in the local market, user friendly, ease consumer and manufacturing. Even though the E-halal system give Muslim a lot of advantages but this system also has its own disadvantages.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5s2p638

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