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Mini review on halal food colourants and potential sources

Md Zaini, Haslin Hanani and Wan Sulaiman, Wan Syibrah Hanisah and Othman, Rashidi (2023) Mini review on halal food colourants and potential sources. Halalpshere, 3 (1). pp. 20-26. E-ISSN 2773-6040

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According to Qur’an, every Muslim must ensure that their food comes from Halal sources. In addition, being taught to be conscious that food and goods must be Halal, Muslims must also be cognizant of the quality. The rest of the world is gradually beginning to see the significance of the Muslim need for Halal food and other consumables. For example, Malaysia, a diverse Muslim country, has a broad selection of Halal products and services and a high standard for food quality. As a result of the expansion of the food industry, societies now have access to a wide range of food products, including common foods, confections, desserts, and snacks. Despite the recent reduction in the permissible amount of synthetic colourants for consumer health reasons, many distinct synthetic food dyes continue to be widely utilised due to their low cost, high efficiency, and outstanding stability. Industry and customer awareness of Halal food and its quality should be evident. Hence, this paper aims to understand the issue and Halal concept in food. Focusing on food colourants sources and acknowledging the Halal standard in Malaysia. Based on the finding from this study, the concept of Halal should be combined with safety and health for consumer health, and there is a need for research into new resources for Halal colourants, particularly from natural colourant pigments compared to synthetic colourants.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Halal food colourants; Natural pigment
Subjects: BPC Science and Technology in Islam
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP372.6 Halal food industry
T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP934 Paints, pigments, varnishes, etc
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART)
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr rashidi othman
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2023 15:57
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2023 16:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/103631

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