Is your Gelatin Based Food Halal?
20 November 2017
Gelatin is derived from the collagen found in the bones, connective tissue, and skin of animals. Gelatines have a melting point near body temperature, which provides a unique mouth feel to the food like candies, marshmallows, cakes, ice cream, and yogurts.
Common source of gelatin would normally involve pig and it is difficult to differentiate these food products in the market from naked eyes.
Detection of pork derivative from gelatin based food can be easy and fast with the use of PorcineTrace Rapid Test Kit – Gelatin from 7FoodPillars.
- Bethany Moncel (10 March 2017) What Is gelatin? Accessed on 18 November 2017