Undip Founded the Center for Halal
The Government of the Indonesia Republic has determined and approved the Law No. 33 Year 2014 about Halal Product Guarantee. However, in the implementation of halal certification for a product not yet mandatory and is voluntary. This was said by the Director General of the Consumer Protection and Commerce Orderly Irjend (Purn) Dr. Syahrul Mamma, SH., MH, in the event of a national seminar SAFETY AND HALAL 2018 with the theme: “System Improvement and Implementation of Halal to Build National Product Competitiveness”. Organized by the Undip Halal Research Centre in collaboration with the Halal Consortium, Central Java, on Thursday (2/6) at the Grasia Hotel.
Syahrul said products are expected to be applied halal certification include food products, beverages, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.Surely this certification, providing protection for the Indonesian nation whose majority 80% are Muslims. Implementation of Law No. 33 Year 2014 about Halal Product Guarantee is not maximized, so that the necessary forum for socializing and escorting “he said.
Meanwhile Diponegoro University Rector Prof. Yos Utama Johan said Undip have done the establishment of Halal Research Center, which is expected to spearhead the conduct groundbreaking research related to halal. The consortium is expected to escorting and assist with the implementation of Law No. 3 Year 2014. On Halal Product Guarantee. We also invite the colleagues from the University of the others to get together “he explained
Rector added that this seminar is very important and needs to be there because he thinks that is halal and good food is an important capital development of the nation and state of Indonesia.
“Yos urged every local government has a regulation governing laws / regulations regarding halal food. This can be realized in the form of halal label on each product. This halal labeling will provide a guarantee to the people in consuming halal food “he added