A nonprofit headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA
) is a global leader in halal certification, consulting, and education.
Tom's of Maine, an American natural care products company, recently sought halal certification from IFANCA
for most of its products.
SAFC Supply Solutions worked closely with IFANCA
to ensure its new products were in complete compliance with the Halal standard," said Judy Pruss, Market Manager, SAFC Supply Solutions.
Products are certified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Orthodox Union and IFANCA
for world-wide export.
Lallemand Probiotics, Montreal, Canada, has received Halal certification from IFANCA
, the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America, for its major yeast and bacteria probiotic products.
Certification is carried out by the major Halal certifying agencies: IFANCA
, Islamic Services of America, Cedar Rapids, IA, and The Muslim Consumer Group, Rolling Meadows, IL.
Halal, an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted, is the certification given by the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America -- IFANCA