Mydin urges Jakim to approve more halal chicken suppliers

Diyana Ibrahim

A shortage of chicken has sparked dismay and caused the government to loosen restrictions on imports. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, May 26, 2022.

PUTRAJAYA must encourage the Malaysian Islamic Development Department’s (Jakim) to make it easier for foreign chicken suppliers to gain halal certification, said Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd managing director Ameer Ali Mydin.

He said abolishing approved permits (AP) for poultry imports was not helpful if Jakim did not recognise the halal certification of the suppliers.

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