Pizza Hut loses Halaal status

Pizz Hut Sri Lanka has lost its Halaal certification as it failed to fulfill certain requirements, the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama said in a press notice today.

The notice said that Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, the local agent for Pizza Hut, was issued a Halaal certification till December 2011 by the Halaal certification division of the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama.

However when an application for the renewal of the certification was considered by the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama, the application was rejected as it did not meet certain requirements.

As a result Pizza Hut Sri Lanka has ceased to be an establishment certified as Halaal by the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama, the press notice said.