Halâl agriculture and fishery products
This Philippine National Standard on Halâl agriculture and fishery products,
PNS/BAFPS 101:2011 was prepared by the Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries
Product Standards in collaboration with a multi-stakeholder Technical Working
Group created as per Department of Agriculture Special Order No. 393 series of
2010 chaired by the Dir. Sani D. Macabalang of Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic
Resources (BFAR)-Region XII.
Several Halâl practices standard including PNS 2067:2008 of DTI-BPS and some
international Halâl guidelines were used as reference for the development of this
The proposed standard was presented and reviewed during the consultative
meetings with Muslim Scholars conducted in the cities of Quezon, General Santos,
Zamboanga and Cebu. Comments gathered during the consultations and from
various stakeholders were carefully evaluated by the TWG and included accordingly
in the final version of this document.
This document aims to serve as an official reference of Halâl agriculture and fishery
products standard aiming to provide greater confidence in consumers’ expectations
that Halâl products are safe and fit for human consumption.