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Criticism mounts as govt plans to require halal certification

  • Safrin La Batu

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, November 15 2017 | 12:14 am

PREMIUM The government aims to enforce the 2014 Halal Certification Law as part of what it calls a commitment to protect Muslims from products forbidden under Islamic rules. The 2014 law requires all products traded in Indonesia to be certified halal.

Such mandatory certification has drawn criticism, with a consumer organization saying a halal label is not what consumers need.

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