Procedures for the HFA approval / endorsement
[For manufacturers, distributors and suppliers]
Upon receipt of an application for halal accreditation, an initial inspection and audit of the plant and ingredients is carried out at the expense of the manufacturer, supplier or the distributor to ascertain the possibilities and facilities which are pre-requisite to authentication of halal
Upon completion of the exchange of the agreement and contract a customary date of commencement of license is set and, having paid the prescriptive subscription fees, an annual license is issued
Approved manufacturer, supplier or distributor is by virtue of the endorsement is entitled to use the HFA logo of halal authenticity on their ingredients and products
In accordance with the agreement, the HFA makes at least three unannounced inspections or audits
Any addition or removal of ingredients has to be notified to the HFA prior to manufacturing, processing, or patenting and marketing of the product.
Endorsements and license are automatically renewed annually on the due date unless there is a fissure
Organisations interested to acquire halal accreditation are invited to phone the HFA on telephone 0844 879 4568 for consultation and an application form.