The mission of the Halal Program of HFC-USA is to assure professional service and excellence in certifying, monitoring, and promoting Halal food and consumer products in accordance with Islamic law (Shariah), thereby protecting the rights of Muslim consumers to only consume that which is lawful (Halal) and good (Tayyab). The members of the Halal Program of HFC-USA have been empowered and charged by the Muslims of North America to carry out this mission.
Halal Food Council USA is an international Halal-certifying body operating in North America since 1984. HFC-USA is headquartered in Salisbury, MD.
HFC-USA is a grassroots community organization that maintains a close relationship with Muslim communities in North America through Islamic centers and organizations.
Halal Food Council USA has the distinct honor of earning religious and governmental recognition from MUI of Indonesia, as well as many other Muslim countries throughout the world.
“Allah (SWT) blesses those who do not abuse the trust of other.” (Q: x x)
HFC-USA follows the guidelines given in the Codex Alimentarius (1997) for Halal that has been approved by all Muslim countries in the world, including Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. These guidelines include the standard for Halal slaughter, Halal foods, Halal cosmetics, and usable Halal goods.
Our certification is accepted by all Halal importing regions in the world, including all Muslim countries, and is recognized as a professionally credible and religiously trusted Halal-certifying body.
Board of Directors:
President: Abdolreza Hajir
Board Executive: Mohammad Mazhar Hussaini
Executive Director: Dr. Hossein Kazemi
Technical Director: Dr. Ahmad Jilani
Shariah Council: Imam Dr. Ashraf Ahmed
Shariah Council: Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Omar Hussaini
Field Director: Dr. Al Sadig Abdullah
Affiliations and Memberships:
Association of American Halal Certifiers (AAHC)
Mid-Atlantic Islamic Association