Specialists of any nationality may participate in the production of Halal products.
The personnel involved in the production of Halal products must comply with the sanitary rules for food industry enterprises in force at the manufacturing enterprise.
Personnel working in the Halal production area shall be instructed on the main features of Halal production.
Requirements for production facilities:
If the company produces both Halal and non-Halal products, separate storage areas for raw materials and food ingredients, as well as for production and storage of Halal finished products, must be provided in the premises for storing raw materials and Halal products.
All premises must comply with the requirements of technical regulations, state standards, regulatory documentation, and industrial sanitation at food production facilities operating in Ukraine.
Requirements for production equipment, materials and processes:
Halal products should be produced on separate production lines using equipment and materials intended only for the production of halal products
If the separation of lines is technologically impossible, then before starting work on the production of halal products, the equipment and materials used must be sanitized and cleaned in accordance with the requirements of the Laws of Islam (the sequence of washing this equipment must be included in the manufacturer's instructions for sanitizing equipment)
Equipment and materials for the production of Halal products must comply with the requirements of the technological documentation in force at the manufacturer.
If necessary, the tools used and the technological containers must have distinctive marks (marked with paint or engraving "Halal", the letter "X" or other symbols).
Quality and safety requirements for Halal products:
The quality and safety of Halal products must comply with the requirements of regulatory documents in force in Ukraine, which must be confirmed in the form of mandatory certification or declaration of conformity provided for by the Laws of Ukraine for each product group.
The quality of Halal products must comply with the requirements of the manufacturer's technical regulations, regulatory and technical documentation, and the Halal Product and Service Quality Manual.
Requirements for the traceability system:
The customer must establish and apply a traceability system that allows for the identification of semi-finished products, finished products and materials and ingredients.
The traceability system shall ensure the identification of incoming raw materials, processing aids, intermediate processes/semi-finished products, partially used materials, monitored materials, primary and any other relevant packaging and finished products.
The customer shall review the existing traceability system for all product groups at regular intervals of at least 1 (one) year (international practice) to ensure that traceability can be determined from raw materials, including primary packaging, to finished products and vice versa. The results should be retained for verification and kept up to date.
Requirements for labeling and packaging of Halal products:
The labeling and packaging of Halal products must comply with the requirements applicable to the manufacturer, as well as the requirements stipulated by the Laws of Ukraine for each product group.
Products that have a certificate of conformity issued by the Halal Center may be labeled by the manufacturer with the Halal Center logo. The requirements for labeling are set forth in the Agreement between the Halal Certification Body and the Customer.