Treatment of animals during transportation and in the abattoirs “Seest thou not that it is Allah Whose praises all beings in the heavens and on earth do celebrate, and the birds (of the air) with wings outspread? Each one knows its own (mode of) prayer and praise. And Allah knows well all that they…
List of AVS certified products
AVS does not sell any product, but certifies a certain number of brands of processed products, a list of which can be found on this page.
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Every trader approved by AVS must possess a license whose validity is verifiable with an eleven-digit number.
Halal is not simply a gesture The concept of halal, which literally means that which is lawful, refers to notions of goodness, purity, fairness, and respect that enables the believer to journey spiritually towards God. In the context of meat consumption, halal must of course not be reduced to a mere ritualistic gesture. Confronted to…
When Industrialisation and overconsumption empty the concept of Halal “If the son of Adam had a valley full of gold, he would want to have two valleys.” (Al-Bukhari) “Richness is not in the quantity of possessions (that one has); rather, true richness is the richness of one’s self (or contentment).” (Al-Bukhari) The threats to the…
Halal and the political instrumentalisation of Islam In the midst of the primary race to determine the right-wing candidate in the 2017 French presidential elections, contenders revived the idea that halal could provide the solution to funding Muslim worship in an effort to combat the perceived threat of foreign meddling in this issue. While it…
Interview with Fethallah Otmani, Managing Director of AVS What is AVS’s share of the French Halal meat market? Fethallah Otmani: A study I conducted in 2008 – we don’t have more recent data – indicated that in terms of the volume of certified meat (note that the volume of meat we slaughter is higher…
About AVS AVS, founded in 1991, is a private non-profit organisation whose primary mission is to monitor halal meat. Our role is to guarantee the halal nature of the meat, to inform consumers, and to direct them towards the retail outlets whose meat products comply with our specifications. In other words, AVS is a…
Any trader approved by AVS must have a license which validity is verifiable by an 11 digit number, which appears near the bottom of the document. You can check the license by entering the license number below. If the license is valid, the contact details of the actual trader will appear. If this is not the case, we urge you to report the incident in our “Fraud” section.
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