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The Halal Monitoring Committee (HMC UK) is an independent, not for profit, registered charity organisation whose main aim is to certify the production of genuine Halal food. HMC complies with the UK Laws for food production, as well as Islamic dietary compliance Laws.

HMC promotes animal welfare, issues of food safety, hygiene and quality in compliance with UK Law and within the teachings of the Islamic faith. HMC works with companies who are involved in the production and supply of Halal food, to independently certify all products to provide assurance to the Muslim community that all food meets the high standards of Halal.

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HMC was established when questions on the authenticity of Halal were discovered by scholars (Ulama) who visited and inspected UK Halal plants.

HMC is governed by an independent board of elected members comprising of mainly Islamic Scholars - referred to as the Executive Committee (EC). The board’s focus is to provide spiritual and Islamic guidance on all HMC matters. The EC work on a voluntary and unpaid basis.  Further support is given to HMC by over 600 Mosques in UK cities & towns, who support HMC due to the systems and processes we have put in place to ensure genuine Halal.

There are many issues with Halal in the UK. There are many so called ‘Halal products’ that often fall short of the requirements of the Islamic faith. Examples include: Halal meat that is injected with pork proteins; Animals that have been killed using machines and often without the recitation of the blessed ‘Tasmiyah’ (blessing) to name just a few.

HMC (UK) has gained its confidence throughout the country through a unique monitoring and inspection system. This now offers the Muslim community a credible alternative and a new choice for Halal, based on a unique slaughterhouse to shop monitoring methodology.

There are many Halal certification organisations in the UK, but we believe that there is no value in any certificate without a robust system in monitoring and inspection to give confidence to the consumers. In the past 18 months we have invested and continue to invest in our personnel, systems and website to ensure the consumer is able to consume genuine Halal.

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Latest News

15-May-2017

First HMC Certified butcher outlet in Rotherham

First HMC Certified butcher outlet in Rotherham Read more...

30-Jun-2016

HMC - Attains ISO9001 - 2008 Approval

We are pleased to announce that HMC (UK) is now ISO9001 - 2008 certified for its Quality Management System. The achievement is one we are particularly proud of as it demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest quality standards and further establishes HMC (UK) as a leader in Halal Certification. Read more...

30-Jun-2016

First HMC Certified butcher outlet in Kettering

First HMC Certified butcher outlet in Kettering Read more...

01-May-2016

Plant Suspended, Pending Allegations of Cruelty

The Food Standards Agency has suspended Simply Halal, a red meat plant following allegations of animal cruelty reported by the Sunday Mirror using undercover recordings. The publicly available video footage is truly shocking and horrific Read more...

20-Apr-2016

1st HMC certified school in Slough

1st HMC certified school in Slough Read more...

24-Nov-2015

First HMC Certified restaurant/takeaway outlet in Loughborough

First HMC Certified restaurant/takeaway outlet in Loughborough Read more...

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Latest Outlets

23-Jun-2017

Bangla Star Supermarket

New Butchers, Birmingham

21-Jun-2017

Watan Halal Meat

New Butchers, Bradford

19-Jun-2017

Afzal Halal Meat

New Butchers, Slough

15-Jun-2017

Marco & Carl

New Restaurants and Takeaways, Leicester

12-Jun-2017

Kashmir Supermarket Ltd

New Butchers, Blackburn

08-Jun-2017

Morley Street Mini Market

New Butchers, Bradford

08-Jun-2017

Al-Mustafa Halal Butchers

New Butchers, London

05-Jun-2017

Best Of India

New Restaurants and Takeaways, London

02-Jun-2017

Nomi'z

New Restaurants and Takeaways, Nottingham

01-Jun-2017

Boo

New Restaurants and Takeaways, Leicester

01-Jun-2017

Istanbul Grill Luton Ltd

New Restaurants and Takeaways, Luton

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