The Australian National Imams Council, or ANIC has introduced the ANIC Halal Authority, a leading professional Halal certification body in the industry.

The ANIC Halal Authority aims to ensure consumer confidence in all products, in meeting all Islamic requirements. As a branch of ANIC, the Halal board is managed by the highly respected scholar, Dr. Mohammad Anas, whose experience in halal certification has covered many years in Australia.

The organization is registered, and approved by the Halal Certifying body, through the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Australia as well as approved by leading International Halal Agencies.

Their goal is to become a reliable, and trustworthy Halal Certifying organization that can reach with the highest national, and international standards. Ensuring that all products are guaranteed suitable for all Muslims to use, and consume, in respect to the Shariah.

By official definition, halal foods are those that are: Free from any component that Muslims are prohibited from consuming according to Islamic law. Processed, made, produced, manufactured and/or stored using utensils, equipment and/or machinery that have been cleansed according to Islamic law (Shariah). Halal products are derived from animals and/or poultry that have been prepared according to Islamic law under the following statement, “In the name of God, God is the Greatest” (Bismillahi, Allahu Akbar).