The terms “halal” (permissible) and “haraam” (forbidden) are applied to many facets of life; and one of the most common uses of these terms is in reference to meat products, food contact materials, and pharmaceuticals.

In Islam there are many things that are clearly halal or haraam. Forbidden items include pork and all its products, animals improperly slaughtered, alcoholic drinks, carnivorous animals, birds of prey, and any food contaminated with any of these products. Pork and pig products are one of the most significant source contamination of halal products.

Worldwide exchanges and trade globalisation generate difficulties to ensure the halal normative precepts.

Progenus proposes species-specific DNA kits certified halal for the detection and the quantification of: