Since May 2017, the Halal certification body Halal WORLD HALAL AUTHORITY-WHA, has obtained the exclusive recognition as the only Italian Halal certification's body accredited by the Governmental Organization of Indonesia "MUI". This happen by an exclusive clause reserved for the World Halal Auhtority (WHA) by the Indonesian Governmental Organization.
LPPOM MUI (Indonesian Authority of Agreement and certification Halal) had been established based on the mandate of the government / state 1988. It becames really operatif on Janaury 6th 1989 by conducting a proper inspection/examination and Halal certification.
To strengthen the position of MUI in playing its function as Halal certifier institution in Indonesia, then a Memorandum of Cooperation Agreement among Ministry of Religious Affairs, Ministry of Health and MUI had been signed in 1996.
Over time, Halal certificate becomes a requirement in Halal labeling on packaging for products circulating in Indonesia.
Now, in its 29 years age, Halal certification system and halal assurance system designed and implemented by MUI have also been recognized and even adopted by Halal certifier bodies all over the world, which are now have reached 42 institutions from 23 countries.
In order to be always updated about the last MUI's accredited bodies, we invite you to consult the following link where there is a complete list of accreditated authorities for each country.