Halal , Health & Happiness
INTRODUCING HALAL RESEARCH CENTER
HALAL RESEARCH CENTER OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN
Halal research center of Islamic republic of Iran is operating in fields of healthy halal products and services and is aiming to reach a position as one of the halal certifiers is the country as well as middle east and eastern Mediterranean, and achieve its greatest goals by creating process oriented approach in every level of the center. In doing so, to meet every legitimate requirement, and to uphold technical, quality, health, belief and purity standards through customer focus and gaining the satisfaction of all beneficiaries; the center shall heed the following principles:
1- Setting up evaluation and quality management policies for healthy and halal materials, products and services and private sector participants.
2- Communication and collaboration with religious centers and national and international universities to investigate new challenges concerning purity, health and sanctity of relevant products and services.
3- Running quality management experiments and evaluation of halal and healthy products.
4- Upholding the national and international laws, regulations and standards and making every effort to increase beneficiaries’ satisfaction.
5- Expanding human resources by employing experts trained in executive, scientific and educational fields.
6- Providing a suitable and intimate workplace with teamwork atmosphere, and
Employee participation in center’s decision makings.
7- Extending the use of information technology, laboratory and research facilities and equipment.
8- Improving the executive processes continuously and recognizing opportunities, power points or weak points and determining the most proper solutions and actions in achieving the center’s goals and overcoming its challenges.
This center obligates itself to uphold the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 by performing accurate execution processes, monitoring realization rate, achievements and predetermined indicators and by continuous improvements of the system ensuring the effectiveness of center’s activities. I as head manager (head of the center) obligate myself to review the qualitative targets based on the results of monitoring, measurements and analysis; and to provide necessary funds and requirements for achieving these targets. Furthermore, I expect my employees to maintain the quality management system by reaching a clear understanding of our requirements and targets, and to walk towards the center’s increased efficiency and progress according to their tasks at hand, responsibilities and authorities.
ACTIVITY AREAS OF HALAL RESARCH CENTER
1- Use and development of religious and academic sciences in determining the purity and sanctity of materials and products.
2- Performing practical and fundamental research in purity and sanctity of materials and products to reach new and valid methods of controlling their purity and sanctity.
3- Communication and collaboration with religious and academic centers either nationally or internationally to investigate the affairs and challenges concerning the products’ purity and sanctity.
4- Training, encouragement and protecting experts and scholars due to the institute’s targets, articles and duties.
5- Collecting, aligning and classifying relevant documents and papers and publishing them as scientific magazines, conferences and seminars.
6- Help drafting rules and regulations in relevance to purity and sanctity of products and materials.
7- Giving advice to religious centers on determining the purity and sanctity of products and materials due to their increasing development production.
8- Issuing relevant certificates in accordance with rules and regulations.
HALAL RESEARCH CENTER MISSION
Halal research center of Islamic republic of Iran and its specialized laboratories are independent institutes which perform consultation, evaluation and investigation of products and services; performing tests and holding short term educational courses, doing practical and fundamental research by the help of religious and academic experts. Also by national and international interactions and with the association of religious referees and collages improves and upgrades the evaluation and quality management of healthy and halal products and services.
According to the law of higher education and research institute establishments approved by the supreme council of cultural revolution, article 20 of five-year development of Islamic republic of Iran fifth program approved in 1389, halal research center of Islamic republic of Iran has been established legitimately since 1394; and has been performing its assigned tasks in education, research, health and purity survey of product and services, performing practical and fundamental research and certification. To follow a comprehensive quality management system, the center has upheld a quality management system based on ISO9001.
To create a continuous quality management system this center is determined to uphold the requirements of ISO9001:2015 by setting appropriate goals and describing work procedures, evaluating center’s conditions and exploiting its power points and weak points, exploiting improvement opportunities after thorough analysis, procedure optimization, removing possible obstacles and challenges and also reviewing center’s goals.
It is my responsibility to provide the required recourses, equipment, and facilities such as human recourses, qualified experts, necessary funds and credits to facilitate the assigned tasks and to provide proper infrastructure at workplaces and labs, to ensure the proper use of information technology in both hardware and software forms, establishing and maintaining organizational behaviors and interactions inside and outside of the organization, motivating employees and holding constant educational sessions to keep them updated; to reach the organization’s goals and to satisfy employees, customer and other beneficiaries.
I also explicitly declare that the employees and work procedures of this center shall be free from any and all kinds of pressure which effects their assigned tasks negatively; by emphasizing secrecy and neutrality they shall act professionally and accordingly; due to the center’s structure, in necessary cases some responsibilities and relevant authorities shall be assigned or outsourced to responsible parties in defined terms, under direct observations of the center; which this subject has been considered in quality management system and is constantly evaluated.
LABORATRY OF HALAL NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER
Halal specialized research laboratory plays an important role in research, development of fast and accurate authentication technologies and safety of halal products, and evaluates the products according to halal certification process.
Following the policies on expansion and promotion of services and acquiring the necessary equipment and expertise, an equipped and specialized laboratory of halal products research and development was established in 1395; by the grace of god and efforts of the lab’s experts, this lab is now able to provide the following services:
- Animal genome detection in food, medicine and cosmetics using Real-time PCR method.
- Diagnosis of gelatin animal origin (taurine, porcine, fish) and texture origin (skin and bone) in food and medicine using mass spectrometry data
- Alcohol percentage detection
HALAL RESEARCH CEENTER STAFF
Head of halal research center, research head deputy, Academic Board and Research Council member, academic board and legal advisor, Head of Center Advisor, Financial Affairs Manager, IT expert, Scientific experts, Administrative Assistant.
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