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The positive development of the industry is expected to create 1,800 job opportunities, 300 new herb entrepreneurs and increase income for some 1,500 of the nation's farmers.
This includes the introduction of the 12 National Key Economic Areas.Today, six more herb species have been added to the project: mengkudu, roselle, ginger, Mas Cotek, belalai gajah and pegaga.The market potential of all 11 herbs are being studied and developed under the 10th Malaysia Plan.To help them achieve the purpose, the government has prepared various forms of allocation for herb farmers and entrepreneurs.This includes a substantial amount of funding for clinical research grants on the 11 selected herbs, in the bid to obtain the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approval.The criteria dictates both food which are allowed and how the food must be prepared.
The foods most commonly addressed are types of meat and animal tissue.
A People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals spokesman told Mail Online: ‘Peta fights to help all animals who are slaughtered for their flesh, and we do not particularly differentiate between killing methods in our vegan campaigns.
‘However, as long as animals are still killed for food, banning the most inhumane slaughter methods – in which cows and other animals have their throats cut while they're still conscious – is a step in the right direction.’Halal foods are those that Muslims are allowed to eat or drink under Islamic Shari'ah.
Douglas also believed that the production of herb-based health food items could rake in lucrative returns as it made up around 35 per cent of the country's food and beverage market.
The Agriculture and Agro-based Ministry is confident of the herb industry's capability in contributing around RM2.2 billion to the GNI by 2020, as mentioned by former minister Datuk Seri Noh Omar in a seminar, last year.
Nando’s Halal chickens are supplied by Freemans of Newent in Gloucestershire, with all of the animals indoor-reared and given a high frequency low voltage stun.