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Food culture ('uruf) among Muslim community in Borneo: an exploratory research


Abdul Rahman, Russly and Ab Rahman, Suhaimi and Ramli, Mohd Anuar and Jamaludin, Mohammad Aizat and Yaacob, Halimatus Saadiah (2014) Food culture ('uruf) among Muslim community in Borneo: an exploratory research. In: Malaysia International Halal Research & Education Conference 2014 (MIHREC 2014), 2-4 Dec. 2014, Marriott Putrajaya Hotel, Malaysia. (p. 276).

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Every society is reflected by the culture that they had practiced one of it, is in halal food culture (‘uruf). This study explores the Muslim community in Sabah for the practiced of halal food culture. To obtain data on the research, researchers have applied the method of literature and field. This study found that Muslim communities in Sabah do have awareness about halal but still in a low level of understanding the concepts include, dietary food sources and its guiding principles. Most Sabahan people prefer to have fresh seafood such as fish, shrimp and seaweed in their regular diet. This even coincide with the local geography, which mostly they inhabit the coastal area and in island. Hence this exploratory study was to describe more clearly about the dietary food in halal food culture that is applied by the Muslim community.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Divisions: Halal Products Research Institute
Publisher: Halal Products Research Institute, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: 'Uruf; Food culture; Awareness
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2018 08:27
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2018 08:27
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