The first Halal certification in Moldova

On December 19, 2019, "INTERTEHTEST" SRL, with the support of the Institute of Standardization and Metrology of Islamic Countries (SMIIC), presented the HALAL Certification Body in Chisinau, where the first HALAL Certificate was handed over. The HALAL certificate was issued for the first producer in the Republic of Moldova.

"Intertehtest" was authorized by the Turkish Standardization Institute and the International Certification Organization, with the support of the Institute of Standardization and Metrology of Islamic Countries, whose members are 40 Islamic states, to carry out certification activities in the Republic of Moldova according to SMIIC standards Moldova and the countries of Eastern Europe.

The HALAL certificate refers not only to high quality standards for agricultural, animal and industrial production, but also to the requirements for packaging, storage, transportation and hygienic safety.

Participants in the presentation of the HALAL certification body in Moldova mentioned that "INTERTEHTEST" and the Turkish Standardization Institute have joined forces to introduce and develop HALAL certification in order to provide services demonstrating to consumers that the products strictly comply with the requirements of the Islamic religion.

The HALAL certificate applies to each stage of HALAL certification, including sampling for in-depth analysis and testing in modern accredited laboratories in the Republic of Moldova and Turkey.

The presentation of the HALAL Certification Body in the Republic of Moldova was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, the National Agency for Food Safety (ANSA), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Moldova, the embassies of the Muslim states accredited in the Republic of Moldova, the Aikler (Imam), the Turkish Agency TIKA , as well as managers of domestic enterprises.