Accreditation and Recognitions
ACCREDITATION refers to the approval and recognition provided by an independent Accreditation body which is duly authorised to provide such services. Accreditation involves a series of processes resulting in the act of granting due recognition to and endorsement of the competency, impartiality, confidentiality, openness, responsiveness to complaints and appeal and responsibility and credibility is accredited body that maintains all the required standards.
CERTIFICATION refers to an evaluation of a person, organization, system, process, enterprise, project, or product to provide a measurement about the fairness of statements or quality of performance of the recipient of the certification.
RECOGNITION refers to acceptance by others including peer-group organizations of the fact that the recognized body has and uses all the desired standards deemed necessary by the norms of the particular industry.
HAC takes pride of having successfully obtained accreditations, certifications and recognitions as mentioned below.
- GSO 2055-2 : 2021
- GSO 2055-2 : 2021 Accreditation from GCC Accreditation Centre (GAC) based on International Standard ISO/IEC 17065:2012, "Conformity assessment – Requirements for bodies certifying products, process and services” and GSO 2055-2:2021 “Halal Food-part 2- Requirements for Halal Certification Bodies" Accreditation
- ISO 9001:2015
- ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System (QMS) certification from Sri Lanka Standards Institute Certificate
HAC has gained recognition that enables acceptance of its Halal Certificates by the following:
- Malaysia - Department of Islamic Development (JAKIM) Listed in
- Indonesia - Majlis Ulama Indonesia (MUI), Listed in
- Singapore - Majlis Ulama Islam Singapore (MUIS),
- UAE - Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology (ESMA) Listed in
- Qatar - Port Health & Food Control Section of Ministry of Public Health, Qatar Listed in
HAC also holds membership in important forums as mentioned below:
- World Halal Food Council (WHFC) https://www.whfc-halal.com/ Affiliate with all WHFC member organization across the globe
- Member Sri Lanka Food Processors Association (SLFPA)
- National Chamber of Exporters of Sri Lanka Listed in http://www.nce.lk/service-providers-to-exporters-2/