National Halal Certification Committee (NHCC)

Monday 9th December, 2019

HALAL food is that which adheres to Islamic law as defined in the Quran. The Islamic form of slaughtering animals or poultry (dhabiha) involves killing through a cut to the jugular vein, carotid artery and windpipe.

Animals must be alive and healthy at the time of slaughter and all blood is drained from the carcass.

Handlers of Food and beverages must comply with Islamic laws and values if they want the Muslim community to consume and patronize it.

Halal beverages means the drinks have not been contaminated with alcohol or mixed, prepared with or anything related to pig.

The Ghana National Halal Certification Committee (NHCC) is under the auspices of the Office of the National Chief Imam of Ghana (ONCI) and its located at the residence of the National Chief Imam at Fadama. The office is opened from 10am to 4pm from Monday to Thursday. 

Products and factory inspections are done upon receipt of registration of the product and company. 

Forms are available at this link       http://www.sonsetfundgh.org/resources?resource_id=national_halal_certification_committee&pn=1