ANNOUNCEMENT

The NIHT is proud to announce that Jimmy's Killer Prawns situated at The Zone Shopping Mall in Rosebank has been certified Halaal by the NIHT.

 

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT

The NIHT is aware of the fraudulent labeling of box meat as Halaal by a Cape Town based company. This company is not certified Halaal. The necessary steps including legal are presently being pursued.  AS A POLICY THE NIHT DOES NOT APPROVE IMPORTED MEAT PRODUCTS.  We have in the past made announcements to this effect.  Muslim Consumers are urged and warned not to accept Halaal labels on face value.  For any further issues concerning this or other Halaal issues please feel free to contact the NIHT.

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT

BOVINE (BEEF) GELATINE IN

WOOLWORTHS YOGHURTS

Woolworths has introduced a Halaal Certified gelatine in the following yoghurt variants:

* 1 Kg Low Fat Smooth Strawberry Flavoured Yoghurt

* 1 Kg Low Fat Smooth Vanilla Flavoured Yoghurt

* 1 Kg Low Fat Smooth Summer Fruit Flavoured Yoghurt

* 6 x 100 g Low Fat Smooth Strawberry, Pear, Summer Fruit Flavoured Yoghurts

* 6 x 100 g Low Fat Smooth Strawberry Flavoured Yoghurt

* 6 x 100 g Low Fat Smooth Strawberry, Vanilla, Banana Flavoured Yoghurts

* 6 x 100 g Low Fat Smooth Mango, Cherry, Granadilla Flavoured Yoghurts

 

Whilst there is a difference of opinion amongst Ulama regarding gelatin, the gelatin in question is certified Halaal based on the opinion and fataawa of majority of Mufti’s including Mufti A.K. Hoosen (Channel Islam), Mufti Afzal Elias (Jamiat), Mufti Radaaul-Haq (Darul Uloom Zakariyya), Mufti Qassim Seema (Darul Uloom Newcastle), Mufti Akbar Hazarvi (Darul Uloom Pretoria), Mufti Taqi Usmani (Pakistan), Mufti Burhanuddien (Nadwatul Ulama India), Sheik Hawari (Lecturer Damascus University) as well as Prof. (Dr’s) Loonat, Bhika.

Muslim Consumers can be rest assured that the yoghurts certified by the NIHT is fit for Muslim Consumption. Please refer to the labels for more information.