Malaysian Halal Authority and European Operational Excellence

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In April 2013, CEN decided to go ahead with the elaboration of a future European standard for Halal Foods and the CEN/Technical Committee 425 “Halal Food” was set up. The Turkish Standardization Institute (TSE), has taken up the secretariat responsibility for this new Technical Committee.

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CEN is a major provider of European Standards and technical specifications and it is the only recognized European organization for the planning, drafting and adoption of European Standards. Once a European standard is adopted, the standard also becomes a national standard in each of the 33 CEN Member countries.

Logo of Halal Balancing™takes part in drafting this standard as head of the Belgian delegation. The project kicked off in Istanbul on 23 and 24 september 2013.