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Fraudulent Halal Certificates Discovered
September 17, 2021
Wei Jing Biochemical Int'l Co., Ltd. / Fuli Biomedical Technology Co., Ltd.
The use of the IFANCA Crescent-M halal service mark on the product USA Strong Calcium Capsules marketed in Taiwan is unauthorized. This product has never been certified as halal or even evaluated. IFANCA has no knowledge about the product or the company. We encourage halal consumers in Taiwan to file complaints of false claims on the product labels, with local authorities under the local consumer protection laws.
September 15, 2017
The company halal certification for various bakery products expired on June 30, 2017, and has not been renewed. Libanais products produced after June 30, 2017, are no longer halal certified by IFANCA, and Libanais is no longer authorized to use the Crescent-M logo on any products produced after that date. Corrective actions are being taken. Consumers and companies should verify the halal authenticity of products to be sure they are properly certified.
November 10, 2016
Foodchem International Corporation, Shanghai, China
The company has passed a fraudulent IFANCA International halal certificate claiming IFANCA halal certification. IFANCA has not certified any Foodchem International Corporation products. Corrective actions are being taken. Reputable companies should avoid doing business with companies passing fraudulent halal certificates.
October 10, 2016
Ashland Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore
The company has passed a fraudulent halal certificate claiming IFANCA halal certification. IFANCA has not certified any Ashland Singapore Pte Ltd. Corrective actions are being taken.
August 10, 2016
Total Swiss International Group, Hong Kong
The company website and social media fraudulently claims IFANCA certification of their product (Fit Solution). IFANCA has not certified any Total Swiss products. Corrective actions are being taken.
August 3, 2016
Halal Peru and H.A.L.A.
The company website lists the IFANCA contact information, states an association with IFANCA, and that IFANCA has authorized them to assist companies in obtaining halal certification. IFANCA had an agreement with Halal Peru that expired in 2014. IFANCA is not associated with Halal Peru; has not authorized Halal Peru to use the IFANCA name or logo; and does not authorize the listing of IFANCA information on their websites or any other media. Corrective actions are being taken.
February 19, 2016
Luohe Wulong Gelatin Co. Ltd. of Henan province, China
The company is using a product sheet with the IFANCA International logo on it. IFANCA has not certified any Luohe Wulong Gelatin Co. Ltd. products. Corrective actions are being taken.
February 8, 2016
Samin Chemicals Inc. (Saminchem Inc.)
The company altered an IFANCA certificate issued to another company to claim their products were certified by IFANCA. IFANCA has not certified any products made by Samin Chemicals Inc. (Saminchem Inc.). Corrective actions have been taken.
August 13, 2015
Snowhite Chemical Co. Ltd. from Naniing, China
A fraudulent certificate claiming IFANCA has certified Snowhite Chemical Co. Ltd. Is circulating. IFANCA has not certified any Snowhite Chemical Co. Ltd. products. Snowhite disclaims any responsibility for this.
July 6, 2015
Inter Chemical (Shijiazhuang) Co. Ltd. from Jinzhou City, Hebei Province, China
The company is using a fraudulent certificate to claim it is certified by IFANCA. IFANCA has not certified any products made by Inter Chemical (Shijiazhuang) Co. Ltd. Corrective actions are being taken.
May 28, 2014
A fraudulent certificate claiming IFANCA has certified a product called D'Trim has surfaced in Malaysia and perhaps other countries. IFANCA has not certified any product under the name D'Trim.
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