BPJPH Establishes PT Surveyor Indonesia’s Halal Inspection Agency as the Main National and International LPH

BPJPH Establishes PT Surveyor Indonesia's Halal Inspection Agency as the Main National and International LPH

Reportase.one – The Halal Product Assurance Examination Agency (BPJPH) established PT Surveyor Indonesia’s Halal Inspection Agency (LPH) as the Main National and International LPH for all scopes of goods and services, through the symbolic submission of Accreditation Certificates at the Halal Mandatory Campaign Event held at Kota Kasablanka Mall, South Jakarta.

The event was also attended by the Head of the Halal Product Assurance Organizing Agency, Muhammad Aqil Irham, Secretary of the Halal Product Assurance Examination Agency, Chuzaemi Abidin, Head of Center 2 BPJPH, Abd. Syakur, Head of BPJPH Center 3, Dzikro, Main Director of Surveyor Indonesia, M. Haris Witjaksono, VP of Operations, Abubakar Alhadar, Corporate Secretary, David Januardi and Head of Indonesian Surveyor Halal Inspection Agency, Afrinal.

M. Haris Witjaksono, who received the accreditation certificate directly, explained that with the designation of LPH PT Surveyor Indonesia as the Main LPH, it can officially examine business actors with a wider scope of goods and services.

“Now we can examine business actors with the scale of micro, small, medium and large enterprises nationally and internationally,” said Haris.

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He added that the opening of foreign inspection gates is expected to help and make it easier for business actors from abroad who want to register halal certification through BPJPH and use the services of PT Surveyor Indonesia as a halal examiner.

In accordance with Law no. 33 of 2014 article 4 states that products that enter, circulate and trade in the territory of Indonesia must be halal certified.

Meanwhile, in Government Regulation no. 39 of 2021 article 139 states that the obligation to be halal certified is carried out in stages. The first phase of mandatory halal certification for food, beverage, slaughtering services, and slaughter products started on October 17 2019 and in 2024 all of these categories will be required to have halal certificates.

Muhammad Aqil Irham conveyed that the Halal Mandatory Campaign was carried out at 1116 points throughout Indonesia.

“This campaign is the first stage, namely for food products, beverages, slaughter and slaughter services which will end on October 17, 2024. Since there is only one year left, we are carrying out a massive campaign so that this message reaches all people,” he said.

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He added that foreign products must be halal certified.

“Products that enter and circulate in Indonesia must have a halal certificate. Currently, halal is no longer synonymous with religious issues, but also concerns global standards, healthy standards and quality and quality,” he emphasized.

PT Surveyor Indonesia has been appointed by BPJPH as an LPH on December 20, 2022 and has been fully operational since June 14, 2021. Until now, LPH PT Surveyor Indonesia has conducted halal inspections of 1,822 business actors spread throughout Indonesia.

Through this designation as the Main LPH, PT Surveyor Indonesia will actively assist Muslims in halal inspection with the scope of goods covering: food, beverages, cosmetics, medicines, biological products, genetically engineered chemicals, goods for use, as well as the scope of services including: services slaughter, processing, storage, packaging, distribution, presentation, and sales.

Meanwhile, the Head of LPH PT Surveyor Indonesia, Afrinal, said that the establishment of LPH PT Surveyor Indonesia as the main LPH was a way to contribute more broadly to the halal industry both nationally and internationally by improving quality in carrying out careful, fast inspection of halal products and services. , and professional.

“LPH PT Surveyor Indonesia will continue to contribute to the development of the halal industry and the world’s halal ecosystem and the success of the government’s program in realizing Indonesia as the World Center for the Global Halal Industry in 2024,” he emphasized.

source: www.suara.com

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