Tag Archives: Jakim

December 30

After McDonald’s halal cake policy, group says Jakim certification not for premises

The federal Islamic authority’s halal certification should apply only to an eatery’s food and not its premises, civil society group Centre for a Better Tomorrow (Cenbet) said today. Just a day after fast food chain McDonald’s policy of allowing only halal-certified birthday cakes into its outlets attracted controversy, Cenbet co-president Gan Ping Sieu said the […]

October 20

Rafidah: Fuss over hot dogs negates country’s moderate status

All the fuss over the halal certification of Auntie Anne’s “pretzel dog” will negate Malaysia’s status as a moderate nation, says Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz (pic). The former cabinet minister is the latest to weigh in on the controversy and has expressed her anger at those who only sought to paint the country in a […]

October 20

Jamil Khir: Jakim to meet Auntie Anne’s reps over halal issue

The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) will be meeting representatives of Auntie Anne’s later Thursday over the pretzel store franchise’s halal certification, said  Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom (pix).   Auntie Anne’s was recently asked to change the name of its “Pretzel Dog” to “Pretzel Sausage” in order to receive a halal certification. Speaking at a […]

January 25

Malay Mail is anti Islam, says lawyer

Let’s call a spade a spade: MM is anti Islam. Lawyer Lukhman Sheriff Alias tells us on his Facebook page. The evidence is incriminating. Someone posted a dated Malay Mail article on his FB this morning. The title of the article is “In Friday sermon, Jakim warns Muslims against ‘tricks and agenda’ in K-entertainment.” See […]