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Recent Questions:

  • is Honey buns halal ? why or why not ? - Tufazzul Amin
  • AOA

    Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    unknown Fudge Brownie, Honey Buns, Oatmeal Creme, Swiss Rolls, Donuts, Sticks, Twirls Bakery Snacks Mrs. Freshley's No information about alcohol in flavor. 03-16-14
    unknown Chocolate Chip Muffins, Strawberry Shortcakes, Honey Buns Bakery Snacks Little Debbie No information about alcohol in flavor. 03-16-14

    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-22-14 16:29:10
  • ASAK, I would like to know if BEAR BREEK CHEDDAR BROCCOLI SOUP is HALAL. - Mohammed Vasay Mohiuddin
  • AOA

    I do not think it is Halal because lack of kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Food Products
    04-22-14 16:16:04
  • is the baby bottle halal. - shaima
  • AOA

    I do not understand your question.


    Category: Food Products
    04-22-14 14:24:53
  • Assalamu alaykum. I don't know if every recipe for gulab jamun is the same but one I looked at has milk powder and unsalted butter, if I get some at a halal place is it likely it will be halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If they follow same recipe as in India Pakistan then they are Halal. I do not think they use butter.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-22-14 14:22:08
  • Assalamu alaykum. For peanut butter cookie mix and sugar cookie mix from betty crocker you have them in two places, one says the peanut one is halal and then the sugar one is halal if no alcohol. And then at a later date it says the peanut butter one is haram and the sugar one is halal? I didn't really take a look at the other different type of cookies if they had the same thing happen, but is it that the information submitted at the most recent date is the correct one? JazakAllahu khayran. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Thanks for for bringing it. I have corrected cookie mixes from Betty Crocker. The datea was reserached and published in 2012. Every product has a date. Majority of data is two year old. Good selling products do not require change in the ingredients. There are some products which has same ingredients since 20-30 years only packaging changes. For Kelloggs Special K Original cereal has same ingredients since last 25 years because it is a very good selling cereal.


    Category: Food Products
    04-22-14 14:17:52
  • Are foods like bread etc having marke K pareve or U Pareve are halal - adnan
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Food Products
    04-22-14 12:23:03
  • Acquarella polish for nails claims to be wudu safe .meaning with polish on one can perform wudu and pray..they have a certificate online from a sheik claiming safe can I trust them .... - Mrs sulej
  • AOA

    I have not look into its chemical make up so I can not say any thing.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-22-14 11:49:37
  • aoa i have two questions 1...is organic vanilla extract halal .i have a granola cereal its name is "cascadian farm organic".oats and honey granola ,organic whole grain oats,crisp rice and golden honey .it has a (u) sign.its ingredients are whole grain oats(organic),sugar(organic)rice (organic)sunflower(organic)honey(organic)molasses(organic)sea salt,maltodextrin(organic)malted barley extract(organic)vanilla extract(organic)vitamin E(mixed tocopherols)added to preserve freshness.no artificial flavors or artificial preservatives . and 2nd question is about"baker,s heat and dip chocolate"its ingredients are milk chocolate (sugar,chocolate,cocoa butter,milk,soy lecithin(emulsifier),vanillin (an artificial flavor )it has a (k)D sign and it says its made with real milk chocolate . - rahman
  • AOA

    Organic does not mean Halal.

    From our Halal/Haram/Mushbooh Ingredients list under Ingredients section:

    Search results for the term: vanilla extract

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Ingredient Category Description
    haram Vanilla Extract Ingredient from plant Vanilla extract is flavorant made fromvanilla bean extract. It is extracted with alcohol and contains minimum 35% alcohol in solution.

    Vanilla Extract is a Haram ingredient.


    Category: Food Products
    04-22-14 11:33:49
  • Drinking Palm wine is halal for a Muslim or not? - Riyaz
  • AOA

    Wine is Haram for Muslims does not matter what kind, Plam wine is HARAM


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-22-14 11:01:27
  • Is the juice Simply Lemonade with mango permissable to drink? Jazakhallah - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it is made with Halal ingredients and no alcohol in flavor.


    Category: Food Products
    04-22-14 09:42:39
  • Is Gnc triple strength fish oil halal? - Ahmed
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.

    TITLE: MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins and Kirkland Signature. They are not Halal because they are not Halal or Kosher certified or do not have a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient. Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.

    Posted on: 03-22-14 00:00 AM


    Category: General Question
    04-22-14 08:21:53
  • Is KIT KAT Irish Cream halaal because your wrapper does not have the halaal sighn - miss hassen
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol then it is not Halal. Usally Irish cream is made of wine. I do not any thing in South America, it is not available in USA.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-22-14 03:05:38
  • 1.25kg new McDougall's plain flour is halal? - Muhammad Nafeel
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    04-22-14 02:37:34
  • May i know both of these products halal or not. 1. Delfi Choco Hazelnut and Milk Spread 2. Pepperidge farm goldfish cheddar. Thank you very much - zaharah
  • AOA

    I do not the first one but Goldfish crackers are not Halal and they are reported on our webste as not Halal cracker because cheese they use is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    04-22-14 01:13:14
  • What is natural flavour, artificial flavour, nature identical flavour?? Please list out the natural, artificial and nature identical flavours which are HARAAM.... please reply. Jazakallah.. - seema sabahath
  • AOA

    AOA

    From our Description of Ingredient subsection:

    Natural or Artificial Flavor:

    In order for a natural or artificial flavor to be Halal, it has to be made from Halal flavoring material and a Halal solvent such as vegetable oil or propylene glycol. If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent then MCG will not consider it as Halal according to the MCG Islamic scholars. If a Kosher symbol (which meets the Islamic dietary requirements) appears on a food package containing natural or artificial flavor, this indicates that it is manufactured from Halal flavoring material but ethyl alcohol may or may not be used as a solvent. It requires further investigation from food manufacturer to confirm that no alcohol is used as a solvent. Only food manufacturers know whether alcohol is used as a solvent or not in natural or artificial flavor.

     


    Category: Food Products
    04-21-14 22:42:22
  • Assalamualaikum could you pelase tell me this ingredients halal or haram : - sodium polyphosphate - disodium inosne5 monophosphate - disodium guanosine5 monophosphate Thank you - armyster
  • AOA

    This Nucleotide and it is not Halal.

    Nucleotides are not Halal in Infant Baby Formulas

     

    NUCLEOTIDES IN INFANT BABY FORMULAS ARE NOT HALAL ACCORDING TO MCG'S CRITERIA

     

    Nucleotides are composed of nucleobase (nitrogenous base), a five-carbon sugar (either ribose or 2'- deoxyribose), and one to three phosphate groups. Nucleotide is made of three functional groups: a nucleic acid base, a sugar, and a phosphate. It is a structural building block of RNA and DNA.

    Nucleotide which is also known as Adenosine 5' - Monophosphate, Cytidene 5' -  Monophosphate, Disodium Guanosine 5' -  Monophosphate, Disodium Uridine 5' - Monophosphate, Inosito5' - Monophosphate. These nucleotides are obtained from Turula yeast cell's RNA. Ethyl Alcohol is provided as nutrients to Turula yeast cells to multiply in millions.

    MCG has asked this question to Nucleotides manufacturer company:

    " Use of ethyl alcohol during the manufacturing of Nucleotide"

    Here is their answer we received today:

     " The answer to your question is we do use alcohol for a nutrient source for the yeast. As for in the actual powder there is very little residual. If you have any other questions please let me know."

    Use of alcohol to feed the Torula yeast make the Torula yeast as not Halal based MCG's criteria for Halal. Alcohol goes inside the cells of Torula yeast for its growth.

    MCG 's ulema said if any Halal thing get in contact with alcohol that Halal thing became not Halal. The manufacturer of Nucleotide also has the opportunity to use Halal sugar can to grow the Torula yeast but they preferred to use alcohol.

    Based on MCG's criteria any infant baby formula containing nucleotides or Adenosine 5' - Monophosphate, Cytidene 5' -  Monophosphate, Disodium Guanosine 5' -  Monophosphate, Disodium Uridine 5' - Monophosphate, Inosito5' - Monophosphate is not consider Halal.

    Nucleotides were not used in infant baby formulas 5 years back but due to a publication of a Harvard medical research indicating nucleotide in infant baby formulas is to help babies build a good immune, digestive system and decreased incident of diarrhea, increase the immune system of babies and prevent babies from diarrhea.

    There are 21 infant baby formulas in USA which are Halal because they do not use nucleotides or Adenosine 5' - Monophosphate, Cytidene 5' -  Monophosphate, Disodium Guanosine 5' -  Monophosphate, Disodium Uridine 5' - Monophosphate, Inosito5' - Monophosphate.

    They are available at supermarkets and Wal-Mart:

    1. Parent's Choice(Wal-Mart brand) Infant Formula Added Rice Starch for 0-12 months babies

    2. Meijer Baby Milk based Nutrition for baby first year Added Rice Starch Infant Formula with Iron Lipids

    3. Meijer Baby Milk based Nutrition for baby first year Gentle Protein Infant Formula with iron Lipids

    4. Baby Basic Milk based Formula with Iron for older infant 9-24 months Lipids DHA & ARA

    5. Enfamil Pros bee Soy Infant Formula with Iron for 0-12 months babies

    6. Enfamil A. R. Lipil For Spit up Infant Milk based Formula with Iron

    7. Enfamil Gentlease Milk based Infant Formula with Iron

    8. Similac Isomil DF Soy formula for Diarrhea

    9. Similac Sensitive Isomil Soy Formula for Fussiness and Gas

    9. Walgreen Soy based Infant Formula with Iron

    10. Walgreen Infant Formula Gentle with Iron for Fussiness & Gas 0-12 months babies

    11. Enfagrow Premium Toddler

    12. Enfamil Premium Next Step Lipil for 10-36 months babies

    13. Enfamil A. R. for Spit up for new born 0-12 months babies

    14. Enfamil A. R. Lipil Milk based with Iron for Spit up

    15. Enfamil Rest Full 0-12 months babies

    16. Enfamil For Bedtime Feeds milk based Formula with Iron 0-12 months babies

    17. Mom To Mom Toddler Formula

    18. Mom To Mom Soy Infant Formula with Iron

    19. Meijer Toddler Formula with Iron

    20. Parent Choice(Wal-Mart brand) Gentle for Fussiness & Gas for 0-12 months babies

    21. Parent Choice(Wal-Mart brand) Soy based Infant Formula for 0-12 months babies

     

    The following 8 Halal baby formulas are available in Canadian supermarkets:

     

     

    A + Infant Formula

    Baby Foods

    Enfapro

     

    Food Basic Supermarket

    Advance Infant Formula with Omega 3-6

    Baby Foods

    Isomil

     

    Food Basic Supermarket

    Follow Up Transition Infant Formula

    Baby Foods

    Nestle

     

    Food Basic Supermarket

    Gentlease Infant Formula A +

    Baby Foods

    Enfamil

     

    Food Basic Supermarket

    Organic Infant Soy Formula

    Baby Foods

    President's Choice

     

    Loblaw's Supermarket

    Soy Based Infant Formula

    Baby Foods

    Isomil

     

    Food Basic Supermarket

    Soy Infant Formula

    Baby Foods

    President's Choice

     

    Real Canadian Superstore

    Soy Infant Formula 0-12 months

    Baby Foods

    President's Choice

     

    Real Canadian Superstore

     

    Category: Ingredients
    04-21-14 21:22:51
  • Assalamualaikum... Brother, is ginger soda halal? It is naturally and artificially flavored. - Miftah Uddin
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is made with alcohol containing flavors.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-21-14 19:52:52
  • I need sunscreen, but the only sunscreen listed on the website is from the company "Badger". I was looking for sunscreen of other companies, such as Aveeno, Eucerin, Banana Boat, Johnson's etc. Could you please list all of the sunscreens that are halal from all companies? Jazakallah. - Hadia
  • AOA

    This is the only item I haveon the website.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-20-14 11:06:23
  • Trying to download MCG APP on iPhone, but I don't see MCG APP. IN APP STORE - Ali
  • AOA

    Sorry the our app name has changed from MCG to Halal Food. Please make a note of it.


    Category: General Question
    04-20-14 09:54:00
  • Asalam-O-Allaikum please tell me briefly Resturant Depot in Houston all Meat is Halal,because they sell in Halal Boxes - nazli
  • AOA

    The chicken are not Halal because it is machine slaughtered but I do not know the Halal status of beef.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-20-14 09:49:00
  • Is smarties candy halal ? - Sara
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-20-14 09:37:56
  • Is there any halal substitute for Gatorade - Abdullah kafi
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-20-14 09:17:57
  • assalamu alaikum..my sister uses sunsilk shampoo and conditioner.,she has read that sunsilk conditioner contains cetearyl alcohol..so i wanna clear that is cetearyl alcohol is halal or haram..?? - sami.riyaz
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    What are Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyl Alcohol, Lauryl and Oleyl Alcohol used in Personal Care Products. Are they Halal:

    All above alcohol are not Ethyl Alcohol but they are fatty alcohol or fatty waxes made from either animal fat such as pork fat or vegetable fat such as soy fat. Only manufacturer will know the source of these ingredients. If any personal care company says that no animal derived ingredients are used in their products containing above alcohols it means they are obtained from vegetable fat.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-20-14 01:30:36
  • I wish to go in UK from Sydney, Australia during the ramadan. Which time I have to follow during the travel time, , because it will take more then 2 days? - Shahana
  • AOA

    As you know travelers are exempt from fasting during journey but they can make up the lost fasting days after Shawal 6 fasts. If you still want to fast then you have to ask this question to a Islamic Scholar.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-19-14 21:23:57
  • is magnum icecream hala or haram? because it contain E471 but i actually i don't know it is of animal fat or plant fat... - shama khan
  • AOA

    If there is no "Suitable for vegetarian" label then it is not Halal. Second thing alcohol should not be used in flavor. Magnum ice cream is not Halal in USA and Canada because the flavors are made with alcohol.


    Category: Food Products
    04-19-14 21:20:35
  • is parle g biscuits and lays we can eat. is it hala - meraj khan
  • AOA

    I have no information on them but you can consume Indian made Britannia biscuits because they are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    04-19-14 20:56:02
  • For Turkey Hill ice cream, you received a reply from them that their Carrageenan supplier dries out all alcohol and you marked all listed icecreams under Turkey Hill brand as Halal according to this e-mail. Does this extend to their other ice-cream flavours that are not listed ? - fatma
  • AOA

    You misunderstood the comment listed with Halal Turkey Hill ice cream. They use Halal Isopropyl alcohohol during the processing of carrageenan. Not alcohol are Haram only ethyl alcohol or ethanol is Haram. If a Halal Isopropyl alcohol dried out during processing of carrageenan it does not mattter because it is a Halal alcohol. But it does matter for ethyl alcohol. It does not extend to other Not Halal ice cream listed on our website.


    Category: Food Products
    04-19-14 20:33:55
  • Coconut bar of Choceur company(Germany) is halal or not? it contains cocoa liquor and sorbitan monostearate - Hatem Belal
  • AOA

    Cocoa liquor is Halal but in order for Sorbitan Monostearate to be Halal it need "Suitable For Vegetarian" lable on the package. If it does not the lable then Coconut bar is not Halal. It must have to have flavoring and if it is their then alcohol is not used in flavoring.


    Category: Food Products
    04-19-14 20:00:25
  • is white enriched bread halal or haram - kiale
  • AOA

    Which brand?

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: General Question
    04-19-14 17:41:59
  • Aoa Brother, Do you know if shahi kulfi usa is halal or not? It has no certifications either kosher or vegetarian .. also I see it has mono and diglycerides in it. Their contact no. is 1-571-358-8685. it is a popular product in desi stores in Dc-metro area. Can you please put it in a halal or haram category so people can be aware. JazakAllah khair! - Samee
  • AOA

    If it is made by Desi manufacturer (name Shahi sounds Muslim) then simpley contact them whether they buy vegetable Mono & diglycerides. Usally Desi maufacturer do not want to pay Halal or kosher certification fee.


    Category: Food Products
    04-19-14 16:29:47
  • I want to know about the cheese pizza of seven eleven company. That is hallal or not. - muhammad imran
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-19-14 14:43:47
  • Dear Sir/Lady, I hope that my email find you well, I am currently using "Triple Strength OMEGA 3 950 MG EPA & DHA". Also I am using "Garlic Oil Perles (Concentrated)". I just noticed that in Both Products In the Ingredients "Gelatin" was used. Can you please advise if we do have any info about the source of Gelatine used in these products. Thanks in advance Khaled Mostafa - Khaled Mostafa
  • AOA

    It does not matter for the source of gelatin if it is from pork then it is Haram and if it is from non zabiha beef then it is not Halal. They can change the source any time from beef to pork without telling the consumer so it is better stay away from them.

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins and Kirkland Signature. They are not Halal because they are not Halal or Kosher certified or do not have a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient. Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.

     
    Gelatin in any food product or ingredient or Vitamins or medicine is not Halal unless it says Fish Gelatin under ingredients statement in USA and Canada

    MCG is receiving many inquiries about gelatin foods or ingredients or in vitamins whether it is Halal or not.

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. Food companies have booths at IFT Food Expo in July 2013 in Chicago promoting use of fish gelatin. It is important to know the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher. Beta Carotene suppliers use fish gelatin as  a processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient in Beta Carotene powder form so that it mixes well with other ingredients and fish gelatin is not mentioned under ingredients list.


    Category: Food Products
    04-19-14 13:06:27
  • Assalamualaikum... Brothers, I want to know if the ice cream is Halal or not. The ice cream is \"Vanialla ice cream and it's brand is Polar Treat. If u want a picture of it then I will send u a picture of ingredients and of it replying in ur email, because right now with this, I can't attach a picture of the ice cream. Jazaka Allah Khair wassalamualaik. - Miftah Uddin
  • AOA

    If vanilla ice cream contains vanilla flavor or natural flavor then it is not Halal because vanilla or vanilla flavoring is obtained from Halal vanilla beans by use of alcohol and it contains alcohol. Alcohol is a intoxicant and according to a hadith all intoxicants are Haram.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-19-14 12:27:04
  • is milka chocolate with whole hazelnuts halal?..its ingredients are sugar, hazelnuts (filberts), cocoa butter, skim milk, chocolate, whey, milkfat, hazelnut paste, soy lecithin, artificial flavor. - elmedin
  • AOA

    Two reauirements 1. it must have a kosher symbol on the package and if there is kosher symbol on the package then there should be no alcohol used in artificial flavor to be Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    04-19-14 08:43:03
  • fruitella sticks-halal or haram? - nasar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-19-14 08:10:44
  • Is using garnier color natural permanent hair color halal? - Mohammed Akber
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-19-14 07:19:43
  • Hi .I am muscletech user can u ask me muscletech performance series halal for muslim. In detail . - akbar khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-18-14 23:56:47
  • Can i use amway product.Its halal or haram - Yasser Haider
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-18-14 23:09:02
  • lotte milkis product from korea halal or not?original flavor is halal but flavor such as melon,strawberi n etc? - maisa
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-18-14 22:44:22
  • Salam Aliukum I want indomie noodles shrimp flavor halal? - Abdulkarim
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-18-14 19:52:37
  • what types of gelatin nestle materna use? - noreen
  • AOA

    Gelatin in any food product or ingredient or Vitamins or medicine is not Halal unless it says Fish Gelatin under ingredients statement in USA and Canada

    MCG is receiving many inquiries about gelatin foods or ingredients or in vitamins whether it is Halal or not.

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. Food companies have booths at IFT Food Expo in July 2013 in Chicago promoting use of fish gelatin. It is important to know the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher. Beta Carotene suppliers use fish gelatin as  a processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient in Beta Carotene powder form so that it mixes well with other ingredients and fish gelatin is not mentioned under ingredients list.

    08/15/13

    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-18-14 19:10:12
  • Is etude house product from korea halal? It's said in your website that etude house: no animal derived ingredients are used,but in december 2010. How about now? Still same or? - putri
  • AOA

    This is old information but I do not know it is still true or not.

    Search results for the term: etude

    Total results generated: 1
    Category Name Brand Description
    Cosmetic All Makeup Products Etude House USA No animal derived ingredients are used(December 2010). Look for Cochineal, if it is there then it will not be Halal because Insects are Haram

    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-18-14 17:25:09
  • Assalamulikum burnin hot potato chips brand Great Value is that halal or not jzk - binte hawa
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-18-14 16:31:10
  • Assalamulikum is that halal chips brand lay's flamin hot. Potatoes, Vegetable Oil (Sunflower, Corn, And/Or Canola Oil), Flamin' Hot Seasoning (Maltodextrin [Made from Corn], Salt, Dextrose, Sunflower Oil, Malted Barley Flour, Sugar, Tomato Powder, Torula Yeast, Natural Flavor [Including Natural Extractives of Red Pepper], Yeast Extract, Onion Powder, Citric Acid, Gum Arabic, Vegetable Juice, Garlic Powder, Spices, Milk Protein Concentrate, And Annatto Extracts). Contains Milk Ingredients. jazakallah khair - binte hawa
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-18-14 16:28:01
  • Is dental floss made from pig hair? - Naasir Johnson
  • AOA

    it is Hram.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-18-14 13:38:58
  • can muslims shia/sunni eat dosa? - Mehreen Fatima
  • AOA

    If it is made with Halal ingredients then yes.


    Category: General Question
    04-18-14 12:56:08
  • Is kerns nectar halal I always drink it nd now I just noticed that it has no kosher symbols on it. And I look at ingredients and I cant tell if its bad ingredient - bilqis
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    04-18-14 11:34:19
  • Is "Just Bare" chicken halal? - Daniel
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-18-14 10:33:23
  • Boroline is halal or haram? - reshma
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-18-14 10:17:16
  • krogers bakery cake is hallal ???????? - gulam khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-18-14 09:44:02
  • Asalam_U_Walikum, I asked for further details on Narine which is used in FruitsMax, so they responded back with " The original strain of probiotics which was taken over 50 years ago, named "Narine" after it's original donor, which happened to be a young female named as such, and has been now cultivated in laboratories, studied and now has been used for more than 50 years was extracted from the gastrointestinal tract." So, If it is being cultivated in laboratories, not being hosted in human/animals.....does it still make it haram? You have said in previous post that "If human host was used then it is haram" And they said FruitsMax doesn't contain any natural flavors. Jazakallahu karuin. - Muhammad Abubakar
  • AOA

    I just you not to use it.


    Category: General Question
    04-18-14 09:33:07
  • The ingredients of Torani Vanilla Syrups is below; Purified water, vanilla extract with other natural flavors, potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate (to preserve freshness), citric acid, xanthan gum, sucralose (SPLENDA® Brand), and acesulfame potassium. Would this be halal?Is Vanilla Extract the same as Vanilla? - salih
  • AOA

    It is a Haram syrup.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-18-14 05:39:13
  • Is subway cheese and sauce halal? - Tevfik alkoc
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-17-14 23:03:17
  • is moistfull white cream from EUDE HOUSE halal? these are the ingredients: WATER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL,GLYCERIN,DIMETHICONE,SQUALANE,NIACINAMIDE,ROSA CANINA FLOWER OIL, ADANSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT,HYDROLYZED CONCHIOLIN PROTEIN,LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL,CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL,VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT,RABDOSIA RUBESCENS EXTRACT, SEA SILT EXTRACT,SAXIRFRAGA SARMENTOSA EXTRACT, SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT, SIGESBECKIA ORIENTALIS EXTRACT,THERMUS THERMOPHILLUS FERMENT, HYDROXYPHROPYL BISPALMITAMIDE MEA,DEXTRAN,MANNITOL,ACETYL TETRAPEPTIDE-11,HEXAPEPTIDE-2,GLYCERYL STEARATE,GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE,MICA,MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE,CETEARYL ALCOHOL,SCROSE, STEARIC ACID,ETHYLHEXYGLYCERIN,ELLAGIC ACID, ZEA MAYS (CORN)STRACH, CARBOMER,CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE,POLYGLYCERYL-3 METHYLGLUCOSE DISTEARATE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN,TROMETHAMINE,DISODIUM EDTA,PHENOXYETHANOL,FRAGNANCE. I need the answer cuz i wanna buy this product. thanks a lot - Putri
  • AOA

    Only manufacturer is know the source of ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-17-14 22:53:00
  • Is the ground beef sold at places like Walmart halal? - Ahmed
  • AOA

    Ground beef at Wal-Mart is not zabiha so it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    04-17-14 22:08:23
  • Kfc in makkah halaal or not it is said that kfc imports chicken from saadia organization which follow halaal slaughtering rules it is in brazil - ahsan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-14 20:24:23
  • Is al baik chicken in saudi arabia halaal? - ahsan
  • AOA

    It is machine slaughter and MCG do not consider it as Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-14 20:20:10
  • which donut is halal from Dunkin donuts - nazma
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Food Products
    04-17-14 18:28:37
  • Assalamualaikum.. i would like to ask.. is victoria secret body mist/perfume/body lotion halal? And also all perfume oil from the body shop? Thank you in advance - asty
  • AOA

    Please check cosmetic under our Non Food Section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-17-14 18:00:36
  • Is Sam's Club's croissant halal? And is their apple turnover halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-17-14 13:47:26
  • Bakers & Chefs Shredded Mozzarella Cheese - 5 lbs. sell in Sam's Club is it halal or not in the ingredient the enzyme in this plz explain about this which chees we can use - Sam
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-17-14 12:38:57
  • Assalamu Alaikum, I just want to know whether the microwave ovens at schools can be used or not while heating foods. I am asking this question because lots of different kinds of foods that may not be halal are being heated in the same microwave oven (but not at the same time) and I want to know whether the steam that occurs during the heating processes of those haram foods make our food not halal anymore. Please inform me about this issue. Jazakallah - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-14 10:19:07
  • Is al baik chicken in saudi arabia halaal? - ahsan
  • AOA

    They are macine slaughter and are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-14 09:51:20
  • Assalamualaikum ,could you please tell me abaout ingredients at sushi crab meat halal or haram because sushi crab meat cointais is mirin (rice wine) sorbitol, crab extract, ribohucleotide,carmine,sodium,poly phosphate. thank you. - armyster
  • AOA

    Rice wine is Harm. Crab is Haram for Hanafi Muslims.


    Category: Ingredients
    04-17-14 09:46:02
  • is caprisun halal and fruit shoot halal? - syed mahdi ali
  • AOA

    Caprisun is not Halal because there is no kosher symbol on the package. I have no informtion Fruit Shoot.


    Category: General Question
    04-17-14 09:06:51
  • I understand that animal rennet is Haram, I am interested in the other two process for making cheese. 1. Vegetable rennet and 2. Microbial rennet. Is the fermentation process associated with Microbial rennet Halal and is the extraction process acceptable for vegetable rennets? thank you - Lisa
  • AOA

    There is no vegetable rennet. Microbila rennet is obtained from yeast cells and it is Halal.Microbila rennet is not involve in fermentation it just coagulate milk protein or milk to make cheese and watery part is whey.


    Category: Ingredients
    04-17-14 08:52:30
  • what kind of soft drinks/energy drinks can we drink - syed mahdi ali
  • AOA

    Please check our website.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-17-14 08:38:37
  • Are the holiday candy named Peep's Halal? My roommates want to know. They gave their daughter one... - Alya
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-17-14 08:37:45
  • Are soft drinks halal? (Japanese/Korean drinks) ? - Army Pawatra
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-14 08:11:48
  • dryer ice cream is halal ? - shahid
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-14 07:46:50
  • Assalamu alaikum, Can you please tell us about the halal/haram status of Dunkin donuts Oatmeal. JazakAllah - Nadia
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: General Question
    04-17-14 07:34:56
  • is romany cream from south africa halal or not .the E codes are :110,133,104,150c,322(soya) - ibrahim
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-14 04:45:09
  • assalamaleikum ...I want to know dat ...is sunfeast yippee noodles in India halal or not ...and is there any halal noodles which we can purchase from the market - firdaus siddiqui
  • AOA

    If it is made with 100% Maida and water then it is Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-17-14 02:42:37
  • Mini Pretzels Synder's of Hanover is it halal? - sharifah sarah
  • AOA

    It is Halal if no flavor present.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-16-14 23:08:23
  • Why Is it haram to eat from fast food restaurants when Allah(SWT) says in the Quran chapter 5:5, "This day [all] good foods have been made lawful, and the food of those who were given the Scripture is lawful for you and your food is lawful for them. " - Ahmed
  • AOA

    Made lawful to you this day are At-Tayyibat [all kinds of Halal (lawful) foods, which Allah has made lawful (meat of islamically-slaughtered eatable animals, etc., milk products, fats, vegetables and fruits, etc.).�The food (slaughtered cattle, eatable animals, etc.) of the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians) is lawful to you and yours is lawful to them.�(Lawful to you in marriage) are chaste women from the believers and chaste women from those who were given the Scripture (Jews and Christians) before your time, when you have given their due Mahr (bridal money given by the husband to his wife at the time of marriage), desiring chastity (i.e.�taking them in legal wedlock) not committing illegal sexual intercourse, nor taking them as girl-friends.�And whosoever disbelieves in the Oneness of Allah and in all the other Articles of Faith [i.e.�His (Allah�s), Angels, His Holy Books, His Messengers, the Day of Resurrection and Al-Qadar (Divine Preordainments)], then fruitless is his work, and in the Hereafter he will be among the losers. (5:5)

    You should forgot the word Tayyab means pure. Do you think the fast food chains who sells pork bacon come under word Tayyab or pure.


    Category: General Question
    04-16-14 22:49:50
  • Is vanilla syrups halal? The ones used to add flavours to coffies. One brand I know is torani. - Salih
  • AOA

    If it contains vanillin not vanilla and if contains propylene glycol not alcohol then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-14 21:22:27
  • Does Nido milk halal or not ? - Hiba
  • AOA

    I saw it in Canada and it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    04-16-14 19:27:25
  • Salam. May I know, if Pepperidge Farms' products sold outside the US, are certified as halal or no halal? Because here in Malaysia, the products sold has no halal certification on it. Thank You - Nazihah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-16-14 19:14:10
  • Is root beer halal or haraam? - M.sara
  • AOA

    The flavor is made with alcohol and it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-14 19:12:22
  • Does raisin bran cereal halal and if it's not which cereal is ? Thanks - Hiba
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Food Products
    04-16-14 18:56:15
  • please tell me there whey powder in nutella .is this halal or haram - naz
  • AOA

    If there is a green dot on food package containing whey then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: Food Products
    04-16-14 17:15:39
  • Assalam wa Alaykum, Im just wondering whether the maru-chan shrimp flavored noodles themselves are haram or is it just the flavoring pack.. I understand that they are haram, but i was just wondering whether the alcoholic soy sauce is only in the flavoring or even in the noodles themselves. Shukran. - A. A
  • AOA

    Some times they add Haram soy sauce to noodles also. I do not knowbecause I have no ingredients statement.


    Category: Food Products
    04-16-14 15:24:14
  • Baskin robin is not providing list of non alcohol icecream but if dunkin and baskin robin is kosher certified so can we eat there ? - samys
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Ingredients
    04-16-14 14:24:20
  • Can you please tell me whether or not Extractives of Spinach [E140] and Turmeric [E100] halal? The product has the green dot which specifies that it's suitable for vegetarian. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If they use alcohol extract then they are not Halal because vgetarian drink alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-14 14:22:18
  • Can I used BD Alcohol swabs in the restaurant? it contains isopropyl alcohol 70% (anti-bacterial) - Joan
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: General Question
    04-16-14 09:35:03
  • is the multivitamin [gummy dinos ]is halal - ali
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-16-14 08:41:18
  • Assalammu'alaikum, i'm hakim from indonesia. There is a product from happy family brand, baby food, happy bellies, is it halal or not? Thank you - Hakim
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-16-14 07:57:51
  • I have called Nivea, I asked about thier lip butter they said the glycerien in it is from plant source . So this product is Halal and I wanted to share this info with you. - Dima
  • AOA

    I need complete ingredients statement then I can tell you.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    04-16-14 07:43:46
  • kosher meat provided by avigltt.com like sandwiches or other is halal or haram - zaid
  • AOA

    Kosher meat is not Halal because Allah's name was not pronounced each animal only at first and last.


    Category: Food Products
    04-16-14 00:45:44
  • is ethanol halal for Muslims because we take medicine. - liaquat ali
  • AOA

    Ethanol is Haram for Muslims. According to a hadith intoxicants are disease how could they cure disease.


    Category: Food Products
    04-15-14 23:04:11
  • Which refined oil is best for muslims in india? - shabista
  • AOA

    100% vegetable oil without any ingredient is Halal for Muslims.


    Category: General Question
    04-15-14 22:55:09
  • AssalamAlaykum Is TGI Fridays cheddar and bacon potato chips halal? It has kosher sign on it but also bacon. I am confused - Hatice
  • AOA

    If kosher symbol is circle U or circle K then they never allow real pork bacon in it. Probably the bacon flavor is provided by chemicals in artificial flavor. I need to know complete ingredients list.


    Category: Ingredients
    04-15-14 22:08:54
  • Can you please tell me whether or not Kewda Flavor extract is halal? Jazakallah - Haris Ansari
  • AOA

    If alcohol is used as extracting solvent then it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    04-15-14 22:08:39
  • Assalamu alaykum. And I bought cracked wheat from ziyad, the only ingredient is cracked wheat, is it halal? Does this mean 100%? JazakAllahu khayran - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    04-15-14 19:59:42
  • Asalam_U_Walikum, There is a supplement which has Narine probiotics, and I requested more information about it, so they replied, "Thank you for contacting us! "Narine" probiotics is one of the longest studied strains of Lactobacilus Acidophilus and a rare strain that was originally sourced from a human host as opposed to being dairy sourced (yogurt) or plant sourced ( Kimchi, Sauer Kraut ). It has developed and produced as we say for decades now." And on wikipedia, it says, "L. acidophilus occurs naturally in the human and animal gastrointestinal tract and mouth......{ALso}...These strains are commercially used in many dairy products" such as yogurts.... My question is does it make it haram? Jazakallahu kariun - Muhammad Abubakar
  • AOA

    IF human host was used then it is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    04-15-14 19:49:48
  • Is double bubble gum halal. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it is from Wrigley then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-14 18:22:33
  • I wanted to know if Mc Donald's sells fish burgers that are halal because I heard that they cook foods in a haram oil. So can you tell me if any foods in popular fast food restaurants are halal or not? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    04-15-14 17:20:06
  • Is indomie noodles shrimp flavor halal? - Zihan Ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    04-15-14 16:53:43
  • Assalamoalaikum i've a question regarding mozzarella cheese, which brand is halal?? jazakALLAH - Faraz
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-14 13:43:29
  • Salam Aliukum, I used to buying from walmart frozen pizza the brand name is (Marketside ). Please let us know if it's Halal? Thank you very much Duraid - Duraid
  • AOA

    All frozen cheese pizza are not Halal except Amy's Kitchen.


    Category: Food Products
    04-15-14 11:03:50