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  • Iam sent u email yesterday asking about zabiha because iam cinfused about that when iam talking to some friends about cheese they said may be this is depend on kosher only ( on jewish zabiha)so i want to check about that to tell them ur answer and ,any way , i saw mozzarella cheese on ur food list (sorrenro fresh) it is hallal and i have at home Sorrento part skim and on its ingriedients there is enzymes but they didn't whrite details from animal or not so is it the same to that one u listted on ur food list or fredh is different? And i asked u before about cheese u answered me that it must be kosher so how it is hallal even if it is without details? I need the answer plz - Za
  • AOA

    I do not who told you about Jewish Zabiha. There is no meat product except fish on our website. The enzymes used in kosher certified cheese is from non animal called microbial from microbe.

    Food products or food ingredients in USA or Canada are either Halal certified or Kosher certified. We accept Kosher certified NON MEAT ONLY food products or food ingredients if the meet Halal requirements.

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED (NON MEAT) OR GREEN DOT ON THE FOOD PACKAGE OR IF IT SAYS SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIAN FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE WHO MEET HALAL REQUIREMENTS ARE HALAL

    The Kosher Certified food products are not considered Halal if they contain one of the following ingredient (based on MCG Halal Standard): (1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol, (19) Natural Vanilla or Natural Vanilla Flavor(because Alcohol is used in its extraction). 


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-14 15:27:06
  • What chewing gum is halal - Umer hanif
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     

     


    Category: General Question
    12-19-14 14:47:15
  • Is Merci chocolate halal? I read in the ingredients that it contains chocolate liqueur - Kadjatu jallow
  • AOA

    I have no information about Merci Chocolate but Chocolate Liquor is a Halal ingredients has no liquor it is just name.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-14 13:48:20
  • Assalam-0-Alaikum wr wb... I need to ask about a chinese tea named Kombucha. Is Kombucha Halal or haram??? i am pasting link below for assistance. http://www.foodrenegade.com/kombucha-health-benefits/ - Danish Umer
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is fermented sweet tea with bacteria and yeast.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-14 11:51:45
  • hi can you please help me out with color additives, for example they use labeling such as CI 75470 for Carmine which is haram and what about the other one? like :CI 10316 CI 12085 CI 14700 CI 15510 CI 15800 CI 15850 CI 15850 CI 15880 CI 15985 CI 16035 CI 17200 CI 19140 CI 20170 CI 26100 CI 42053 CI 42090 CI 42090 CI 45350 CI 45350 CI 45370 CI 45380 CI 45380 CI 45410 CI 45410 CI 45425 CI 45425 CI 47000 CI 47005 CI 59040 CI 60725 CI 60730 CI 61565 CI 61570 CI 73360 CI 77266 CI 77267 CI 75120 CI 40800 CI 75130 CI 75170 CI 75470 CI 75810 CI 77000 CI 77007 CI 77163 CI 77288 CI 77289 CI 77400 CI 77400 CI 77489 CI 77491 CI 77492 CI 77499 CI 77510 CI 77742 CI 77820 CI 77891 CI 77947 Thanks A Lot!!! - yusra
  • AOA

    Sorry I can not.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-14 10:29:12
  • i have been using makeup with any ingredients but now i realise that i need to check the ingredients.So this is going to be a very long question. 1- This is about a Sleek Blush and it says it contains the following ingredients; Mica, Talc, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisosterate, Nylon-12, Magnesium Stearate, Jojoba Esters, Dimethicone, Polyethylene, Phenoxyethanol MAY CONTAIN: TITANIUM DIOXIDE(CI 77891), D&C RED NO.7(CI 15850:1), D&C RED NO.30(73360), YELLOW IRON OXIDE(CI 77492), RED IRON OXIDE(CI 77491), BLACK IRON OXIDE(CI 77499), MANGANESE VIOLET(CI 77742) if any of them is fatty acid or any other ingredient that i need to ask the manufacturer about please state the specific ingredient ( this is because i am not sure what ingredient may be fatty acid) 2- this one is about Sleek matte me lipgloss and has the following ingredients: Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Styrene Isoprene Copolymer Cresin, Silica, Diox, Titanium, Ide/CI77891, Red, Iron Oxide,/ CI77491, Yellow, Iron Oxide/CI77492, Bht, Propylparaben, D&C Orange No.5/CI145370:2, D&C Red No.6/CI15850:2 if any of them is fatty acid or any other ingredient that i need to ask the manufacturer about please state the specific ingredient ( this is because i am not sure what ingredient may be fatty acid) 3- is products tested on animals haram and lastly brother can you please help me to understand how to identify a product that is haram whether it being food or cosmetics thanks alot - yusra
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.

     

     

     


    Category: Ingredients
    12-19-14 09:49:47
  • We live in uk, we use cider vinegar, I read in your answers, " if its produce in uk, then its not halal" please tell us, because I said to people its halal... - Fatma bayrak
  • AOA

    Cider Vinegar in UK is made with fermented apple cider which alcoholic apple juice and all alcohol is not comverted to acetic acid and water and some left over alcoholic apple cider left over in cider vinegar. In USA, apple cider is a unfermented apple juice and apple cider vinegar is Halal only in USA.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-19-14 06:23:11
  • Kya maggi noddals/knorr soup khana peena hallal hai ya haraam - mohd naseem
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label on the package of products. Maggi noodles are consider Not Halal if there is no Green Dot on the package of noodles. Even if it has green dot it will be not be Halal if it contains E-Number 635, other Haram or Mashbooh E-Numbers and alcohol in flavor.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-19-14 05:24:01
  • AoA I would like to know the following: 1. Is Trident halal, specifically Sugar Free with Xylitol? 2. Would it be possible to get an exhaustive list of halal products, considering I buy a number of imported goods? Jazak Allah Khair - Sara
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-14 04:44:00
  • salam can you check is this halal or not organic heavy whip cream at traders joe brand-- organic heavy whip cream sign-- K D with circle ingriedient--- grade A pastarize cream thanks - javed
  • AOA

    If the ingredients is only Pasteurized Cream without any ingredient then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-14 00:06:20
  • Assalamu Alaikum ... natural vannila is halal or not.if not halal means please tel reason for that why means i want tell some ..so i need proof - Faizal
  • AOA

    Natural Vanilla is not Halal. From our Alert section:

    Natural Vanilla Flavor is not consider Halal

    Natural Vanilla Flavor is obtained by using alcohol and water to extract natural vanillin from vanilla beans. MCG Islamic scholars do not consider any food ingredient or food product Halal if it contaminated with alcohol by adding alcohol containing flavor to Halal ingredients in a food product or alcohol is used to extract any extracted product either use as natural vanilla flavor or any extract from any source.

    08/27/11

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-14 23:21:59
  • Trident gum is helal or haram? - yusuf esenboga
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-14 22:43:42
  • is Kroger sour cream potato chips halal? - ammara
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 22:10:37
  • I want to ask a bout zabiha that u talking about in ur website, are u talking about both muslim and jewish zabiha ?or only muslim zabiha only that is said on it (bissim Allah al rahman al raheem)? - Za
  • AOA

    I am talking about Zabiha meat slaughtered by Muslim by following Sharia rules. There is no Jewish Zabiha, where do you heard this. Kosher meat is not Halal because they do not follow Islamic sharia rules. In the days of Prophet Sayyidina Mohammed Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallum procedure of slaughtering animals was same but they are not same now. Suppermarket meat and kosher meat does not meet the criteria of meat slaughtered by people of books. Because a Hindu or Budhis can slaughter animal any slaughter house. Christian does not know they have to slaughter in the name of Allah or God. Sacchet a Rabbi whose only job is to slaughter kosher animals. Non Rabbi can not allow to slaughter animals because they are not trained in slaughtering. Sachet the Rabbi says Allah or God name only on the first animal and last animal. For example he is slaugjhtering 10 cows he said the prayer first cow and the 10Th cow, no prayers on cow 2 to cow 9. In Islam Allah's name has to anounced on each Halal animals.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 22:03:07
  • halal or not jalapeno cheddar prodact from clover valley - nana
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    12-18-14 20:59:42
  • Is the beatrice chocolate milk halal or any other chocolate milk which is halal? Please... - Hassan
  • AOA

    Please check our www.canadianhalalfoods.com

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-14 20:52:54
  • Is monosodyum glutomat halal or not? Is Vanilin halal? - Fatma bayrak
  • AOA

    Monosodium Glutamate from Ajinomonto USA is Halal. Vanillin is also Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-18-14 18:53:23
  • What is fermented wheat or fermented wheat flour and is it halal or not? Please, answer me, people waiting your answer... - Fatma bayrak
  • AOA

    From our NEWS SECTION:

    Cultured Wheat Flour is a Halal product

     

    CULTURED WHEAT FLOUR IS A HALAL PRODUCT

    Cultured wheat Flour is made by adding bacteria to wheat flour for non alcoholic fermentation to produce organic acids such as lactic acid, acetic acid, butyric acid and propionic acid to lower the ph of the wheat flour. This cultured wheat flour is used as a natural mold inhibitor otherwise chemicals such as calcium propionate or sorbic acid or potassium sorbate has to use to retard the growth of molds on fresh bread and other fresh bakery products.

    Cultured wheat flour is a Halal flour.

    03/11/11

    Category: Ingredients
    12-18-14 18:40:47
  • Salam, If we buy some bakery item and there is also a kosher on it and it has baking powder or soda do we have to call and make sure its halal? - sobia
  • AOA

    Baking sod and baking powder are chemicals and Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-14 17:54:33
  • Do Special K Kellogs flakes contain gelatin - N. Baluch
  • AOA

    All Kelloggs Special K Cereal with Kosher symbol K does not contain gelatin.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 17:32:51
  • Is color red 3 is halal in candy corn ? - Samia
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    FD&C yellow No. 5 or FD&C red No. 40 colors

    FD&C yellow No. 5 or FD&C red No. 40 are chemical dyes or lakes and they are Halal if used in pure granular or powder form but if the FD&C colors are required to make it in liquid form then a solvent is needed to make FD&C colors in liquid form. Liquid FD&C colors are used in liquid foods such as soft drinks. Vegetable oil or glycerin is used to make liquid artificial colors. Liquid FD&C colors are Halal only if vegetable oil or soy fat based glycerin is used. If glycerin is obtained from pork fat then liquid FD&+C colors will be Haram. A Halal or Kosher symbol (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements) appears on a food package containing these colors indicates that no pork or beef fat glycerin was used as a solvent.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-18-14 16:01:42
  • Hi. i just wanted to as if Frylight olive oil spray is halal or haram? as it says on their net side''A small amount of alcohol is used to help preserve the product. The alcohol is removed when heated (by evaporation) during cooking'' but im not sure about this product? i hope to get an answer soon - R.Haseeb
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-14 15:50:24
  • my question is david`s butter pecan meltaways is halal or not? - muzna
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-14 15:19:52
  • I was wondering if the Russell Stover chocolate is halal or harem please answer as soon as possible jazak Allah. - Hud khan
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because there is no kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 15:04:48
  • Assalamualaikum I would like to know if the wilton gel food colorings and candy melts are halaal or haraam.jazakhallah - nabeela bobat
  • AOA

    Not all food colors are kosher certified. There is no ingredients statement on their website. You have to provide me name of color UPC code, kosher symbol on the package and ingredients statement to find out whether they are Halal or not.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 07:24:26
  • In verious product of food like soup and noodels and etc e series ingradiants used . I m totaly confused about is it halal or not .now tell me e627 is halal or haram. - MD JAMIL SIDDIQUE
  • AOA

    I can not give a general answer without ingredients list but I can give answer about E-Number 627 which is a Mashbooh e-number:

    unknown E627 Sodium Guanylate Miscellaneous - Flavour Enhancers. Suitable for vegetarian label on the package indicates the source of Sodium Guanylate is from vegetable source or it has to be under Halal or kosher certification. In USA/Canada it is kosher certified and meet the Halal requirements. Although disodium Guanylate is obtained from fish or seaweed or yeast. But if yeast is grown on pork media then it is Haram. It happened in Indonesia few years back when Monosodium Glutamate is produced using pork fat media to grow yeast by Ajinomonto Indonesia. As it was reported on our website.

    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 06:19:33
  • As salam walekum I want to knw weather cheese are hallal or haram bcoz most of them says it contain pig fats, n also oreo biscuits there are pigs fats is it soo?? - junaid shaikh
  • 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
    12-18-14 06:16:59
  • Permitted acids(ins 260,ins330), permitted emulsifying,stabilizing agents(ins 415,ins 440), permitted antioxidant(ins319) are these ingredients halal?? - Talat alam
  • AOA

    INS 260, INS 330, INS 319 are Halal. INS 415 which is Xanthan Gum is Halal only if Isopropyl Alcohol is used for crystalization. INS 440 which is Pectin is Halal only if no ethyl alcohol is used during processing of pectin to crystalized it. You have to find from manufacturer because nobody knows about it.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-18-14 06:02:55
  • Ask Is Cadbury Oreo (chococreme flavour) bearing green dot halal. Ingredient list - refined wheat flour, sugar,edible vegetable fat, edible vegetable oil, cocoa solids, invert syrup, raising agent [500(ii),503(ii)], salt, emulsifier(322). Contains added flavour(nature identical flavouring substances). Allergen information : wheat, soy lecithin. Jazakallah - Hf
  • AOA

    Cadbury is a Kraft brand in India so you have to contact then about alcohol in flavor if it vanillin then it is Halal. Nabisco brand is also a Kraft brand makes Oreo in USA, Canada and is kosher certified and few of them Halal if they contain vanillin but if they are made with natural and artificial flavor then they are not Halal because use of alcohol.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-14 04:44:50
  • can butanol be used as a ingredient in food grade antifoam agent - Jamal Siddiqui
  • AOA

    Butanol is made from fossil fuels and bacterial fermentation. It is toxic to give depression or supression of central nervous system which equal to intoxication. I do not think so it is Halal to be use in foods.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-18-14 03:23:56
  • asslamualikum is fair and lovely halal? If it is not halal please tell me a halal cream to use - rizwana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 03:22:35
  • is KFC in kuwait airport and indian airport halal? - anonymous
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-14 03:20:56
  • is amul butter made in halal or haram does it contain pigments of pig fat - mohammadrafiq
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-14 03:06:08
  • Can Muslim people use the products containing cetyl alcohol,cetearyl alcohol as jonsons,fair&lovely,garnier etc more products contain alcohol - Parveen
  • AOA

    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
    12-17-14 23:20:03
  • assalam is la karnita and herbapol product from Poland is Halal? - bella
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-14 21:41:33
  • which flavour of baskin robbin icecream and shakes are halal ? i have read its kosher certified any information related to what can be eaten there - anum
  • 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
    12-17-14 21:27:35
  • is nair cream halal? - hasan
  • AOA

    I have no information. Is hair cream or milk cream?

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-14 20:55:11
  • Chocolate brand Alpenvollmilch Schokolade is Halal? serial no 23756236 - suhaila
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 20:51:21
  • Are the Cheez-It barbeque flavored crackers halal? - Mariyum
  • 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
    12-17-14 20:49:52
  • Asalam Alaikum , Is Giordano's pizza halal? - syeda
  • AOA

    It is a Mashbooh.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 20:48:35
  • if there is UD symbol on a food item(chips) and in the ingredients it mentions "enzymes" is it considered halal or do we need to verify the source of enzyme. - ALISHA
  • AOA

    It will be microbial enzymes if it is part of cheese. Then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-14 19:54:19
  • BISMILLAH Asalamualykum brother i wanted to know what exactly we ask when we call a company about their flavouing. Example: I have cereal and it contains natural and artificial flavorings in it. And then i call the company- at this point what should i ask them? And what do they have to say in order for the product to be halal. I hope you understand my question. BARIKALLAHUFEEKUM - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    From our Home Page:

    The Question about Alcohol in any Flavor

    The question about alcohol in flavor is a tricky one because it is a hidden ingredient of the flavor. If you ask alcohol question to non technical consumer department person of a food company, first they look at the ingredients list of the food product and will find no alcohol is mentioned. Then they will say we do not use alcohol in our products because they do not know the alcohol is a hidden ingredient of the flavor. We request Muslim consumers to use the following phrase when asking or writing the question to consumer department of any food company regarding the presence or absence of alcohol in the flavor of a food product.

    " is ethanol or ethyl alcohol used as a solvent in flavor; ethanol or ethyl alcohol is a hidden ingredient or processing aid ingredient of a flavor, it will not appear in the ingredients statement. The knowledge of presence or absence of ethanol or ethyl alcohol in flavor is only known to your QA or Technical service department because they have access to the specification of flavors. In the specification of flavor, your flavor supplier has written  the name of solvent or carrier used in that particular flavor. So please request your QA or Technical service department to find out whether ethanol or ethyl alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent".

    How to ask question about presence or absence of alcohol in natural or artificial flavor before spray drying the food products:

    " Do you use alcohol in natural or artificial flavor in dried food products such as non dairy coffee creamer or dry ingredients mixes or dry seasoning mixes or cake mixes before spry drying or processing those products. We know in most spray dried food product even if alcohol was used before spray drying then alcohol will evaporate or dried out after spray drying or processing."


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-17-14 19:08:12
  • ritzbits snack - farzana
  • AOA

    I have no information in France.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-17-14 18:16:41
  • Are the ingredients used in the chocolate sprinkles doughnut and strawberry sprinkles doughnut at Dunkin Donut chain restaurant halal? - Sania Salmin
  • 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
    12-17-14 18:03:16
  • Is crown peanut butter chunky halal? It contains roasted peanuts,sugar,hydrogenated vegetable oil(rapeseed,cottonseedoils) and salt..can we use it? What is meant by cks? May be it is any of kosher symbol?plz reply.Jazak Allah - bella ahmed
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 11:25:52
  • Is Labello Classic Care Haram ? I need a answer Please send the Answer on My Email please - Ahmed Sinop
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-14 10:38:54
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Br is cherry halal in hyderabad?? Br are doodh pade halal I think they contain cherry. - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui.
  • AOA

    Cherry is a fruit and it is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    12-17-14 10:07:01
  • Is Choceur Hazelnut chocolate Halal ? - Adnan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    12-17-14 09:59:02
  • i just got this news from my brother that share me the link from saudigazette.com.sa. i tried to link or share the news directly from their website but unfortunately i can not found any link to share except FB, google and twitter on their website. then i just copy the news only from their website. hope useful US halal food supplier misled Muslims Last updated: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:03 PM CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A food supplier for several years falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren’t slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a major fraud indictment. Midamar Corp., based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, sold at least $4.9 million in beef to customers in Malaysia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and elsewhere that did not follow the halal practices promised in its labeling and advertising, according to the indictment returned on Dec. 5 by a grand jury. Midamar and its directors, brothers Jalel and William “Yahya” Aossey, are charged with conspiring to make and use false statements and documents, sell misbranded meat and commit mail and wire fraud. Also indicted is another company the brothers controlled, Islamic Services of America, which is one of the few organizations approved by Malaysia, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE to certify beef for import into their countries. The defendants are charged with 91 other counts of making false statements on export certificates, wire fraud and money laundering. Midamar’s founder, 73-year-old William Aossey Jr., pleaded not guilty to similar charges last week. Midamar issued a statement calling the charges a violation of the US constitution’s separation of church and state, saying it was inappropriate for the government to judge halal practices. The company said its slaughter methods have been vetted by halal auditors during its 40-year history and the “company continues to maintain its high level of halal integrity.” “The allegations of halal fraud are due to a ‘one size fits all’ approach taken by the government authorities,” the statement said. Islamic Services of America said on Monday that it won’t allow “allegations, implications or inferences of any improprieties to affect its level of quality and service.” After the orders arrived at Midamar in Cedar Rapids, employees removed federally-required labels showing the beef came from that plant with acetone or nail polish remover, the indictment says. Employees allegedly then put on fraudulent labels indicating the meat came from an Omaha plant that was certified to export to Malaysia and Indonesia. Midamar allegedly included the false representations about the source on export forms and certificates that were presented to and approved by the USDA. Syed Rasheeduddin Ahmed, president of the Muslim Consumer Group for Food Products, said many Muslims are already suspicious about meat products that claim to meet halal standards. “This indictment will add to their suspicion,” he said. “Where can we buy? Which one is halal?” The indictment alleges Midamar, a pioneer in halal food in the United States, and Islamic Services of America repeatedly gave the false impression that beef products complied with import and United States Department of Agriculture requirements. The company said the case stems from a regulatory action brought in 2010 by USDA inspectors that it thought had been resolved. Midamar and Islamic Services of America told customers all of its cattle were slaughtered by hand by specially-trained Muslim slaughtermen who always recited prayer. Midamar also said it did not use penetrative captive bolt stunning, a process commonly used in meatpacking in which an animal is killed when a steel rod is shot into its brain. In reality, Midamar’s primary beef supplier from 2007 to 2010 was a Windom, Minnesota, meatpacking plant that used bolt stunning to ensure all cattle slaughtered “were rendered senseless and were dead,” the indictment alleges. The plant, which wasn’t certified for export to Indonesia and Malaysia, often did not have Muslim slaughtermen present and did not pray or recite the “Tasmia” prayer, the indictment says. — AP - suripta
  • AOA

    I will not comment on it because the case is still in the courts. A Associated Press Reporter from Iowa called me last week and ask about them. I told him I have no knowledge about Midamar Halal practices. I told him that many Muslims consumers in USA do not trust Halal meat suppliers so this indictment will add to their suspicion. MCG is not involve in Halal meat certification.

    So Associated Reporter from Iowa reported what I told him. I got nothing do with Midamar.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 07:24:46
  • i just got this news from my brother that share me the link from saudigazette.com.sa. i tried to link or share the news directly from their website but unfortunately i can not found any link to share except FB, google and twitter on their website. then i just copy the news only from their website. hope useful US halal food supplier misled Muslims Last updated: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:03 PM CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A food supplier for several years falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren’t slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a major fraud indictment. Midamar Corp., based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, sold at least $4.9 million in beef to customers in Malaysia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and elsewhere that did not follow the halal practices promised in its labeling and advertising, according to the indictment returned on Dec. 5 by a grand jury. Midamar and its directors, brothers Jalel and William “Yahya” Aossey, are charged with conspiring to make and use false statements and documents, sell misbranded meat and commit mail and wire fraud. Also indicted is another company the brothers controlled, Islamic Services of America, which is one of the few organizations approved by Malaysia, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE to certify beef for import into their countries. The defendants are charged with 91 other counts of making false statements on export certificates, wire fraud and money laundering. Midamar’s founder, 73-year-old William Aossey Jr., pleaded not guilty to similar charges last week. Midamar issued a statement calling the charges a violation of the US constitution’s separation of church and state, saying it was inappropriate for the government to judge halal practices. The company said its slaughter methods have been vetted by halal auditors during its 40-year history and the “company continues to maintain its high level of halal integrity.” “The allegations of halal fraud are due to a ‘one size fits all’ approach taken by the government authorities,” the statement said. Islamic Services of America said on Monday that it won’t allow “allegations, implications or inferences of any improprieties to affect its level of quality and service.” After the orders arrived at Midamar in Cedar Rapids, employees removed federally-required labels showing the beef came from that plant with acetone or nail polish remover, the indictment says. Employees allegedly then put on fraudulent labels indicating the meat came from an Omaha plant that was certified to export to Malaysia and Indonesia. Midamar allegedly included the false representations about the source on export forms and certificates that were presented to and approved by the USDA. Syed Rasheeduddin Ahmed, president of the Muslim Consumer Group for Food Products, said many Muslims are already suspicious about meat products that claim to meet halal standards. “This indictment will add to their suspicion,” he said. “Where can we buy? Which one is halal?” The indictment alleges Midamar, a pioneer in halal food in the United States, and Islamic Services of America repeatedly gave the false impression that beef products complied with import and United States Department of Agriculture requirements. The company said the case stems from a regulatory action brought in 2010 by USDA inspectors that it thought had been resolved. Midamar and Islamic Services of America told customers all of its cattle were slaughtered by hand by specially-trained Muslim slaughtermen who always recited prayer. Midamar also said it did not use penetrative captive bolt stunning, a process commonly used in meatpacking in which an animal is killed when a steel rod is shot into its brain. In reality, Midamar’s primary beef supplier from 2007 to 2010 was a Windom, Minnesota, meatpacking plant that used bolt stunning to ensure all cattle slaughtered “were rendered senseless and were dead,” the indictment alleges. The plant, which wasn’t certified for export to Indonesia and Malaysia, often did not have Muslim slaughtermen present and did not pray or recite the “Tasmia” prayer, the indictment says. — AP - suripta
  • AOA

    I will not comment on it because the case is still in the courts. A Associated Press Reporter from Iowa called me last week and ask about them. I told him I have no knowledge about Midamar Halal practices. I told him that many Muslims consumers in USA do not trust Halal meat suppliers so this indictment will add to their suspicion. MCG is not involve in Halal meat certification.

    So Associated Reporter from Iowa reported what I told him. I got nothing do with Midamar.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 07:24:29
  • Nestle cream by nether lands is it halal or :haram Twix chocolate by mars Netherland WWW.mars.com imported in Egypt Bon O Bon blanco by arcor - zafar malik
  • AOA

    I have no information in other countries except USA and Canada.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-14 06:53:19
  • is gelatin made in uae halal if no kosher symbol but is written on packet that its halal.im talking about a jelly here - anonymous
  • AOA

    I have no information about gelatin in UAE.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-14 06:47:55
  • Is yo plait yogurt haram - Aidic
  • AOA

    All YaPlait yogurts are not Halal because they use kosher gelatin or in absence of kosher gelatin they manufacture on the same line. Kosher gelatin could be made from pork or non zabiha beef.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-14 05:42:38
  • My family used MeadowLea butter. I want to know is it Halal? - Sarah Bibi
  • AOA

    If it is a salted butter containing cream and salt then it is Halal. If it has natural flavoring then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 04:29:25
  • is energy drink e.g. power horse haram or halal - Ahmed
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 02:34:42
  • asslm..is happy crunch punch and samjin gingsing pie halal? - muslimah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-17-14 02:32:59
  • i wanna ask if britannia products manufactured in india are halal or haram - sadia jamal
  • AOA

    They are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-14 01:38:53
  • assalamoalikum i have bougth biscuits in saudia the brand is teashop there is whey powder add in them kindly tell me either whey in saudi food items halal or not specially in these biscuits - saadia ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-17-14 00:13:46
  • I want to know that as kosher products has a sign of (U) on them.is there any specific sign for halal products as well that we should look for before buying anything - Numra wahab
  • AOA

    They are not many compare to UO. Our Halal symbol is


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-16-14 20:00:07
  • hi, I was wondering if you have information on whether or not Lot 100 Mango Gummies are halal? gelatine is listed as an ingredient but it is from Malaysia so a lot of websites say that it's halal. I have been unable to call them - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information on Malaysian products.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-14 15:11:12
  • Are the chips/snacks Kurkure halal? Thank you. - Sabah M.
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-14 13:15:33
  • AoA. What is Ethoxylated alcohol and is it halal? - AH
  • AOA

    Alcohol is ethoxylated with ethylene oxide to make a ethoxylated alcohol which is a surfactant. It is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-16-14 10:15:19
  • Assalaamualaikum bro. I got a question, if we attend a wedding ceremony in which dinner is also included then what should we do? Even if the function is held by Muslims then should we have to look at every food trying to know does it contain flavors or does the ice cream contain alcohol used ingredients such as Vanilla? Should we need to investigate about each food product there? What should we do at that time? Please help me out. Jazak Allah - Syed Muteeb
  • AOA

    If it is a Indian or Pakistani wedding cermony then you can eat the food except avoid ice cream which is not a Indian or Pakistani food but they also have Metha of any kind then you can consume it.


    Category: General Question
    12-16-14 10:07:31
  • AOA Can you please tell me if kirkland signature european cookies with belgian chocolate are hala - Fatima
  • AOA

    It is not Halal if it is made in Europe w/o Kosher symbol.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-14 10:02:08
  • Assalam-O-Alekum, Is Popcorners , Popped Corn Chips, Cheesy Jalapeno halal? http://www.shopwell.com/popcorners-corn-chips-popped-cheesy-jalapeno/popcorn/p/9359400212?f=tp&nr=16&sp=14 Regards Amir - Amir Hassan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-14 09:16:57
  • There is a soy sauce brand Chinese called Pearl river bridge superior light soy sauce.It is certified HALAl from China Islamic Association ,but written on it Naturally Brewed .I read d that naturally brewed is haram containing 2 to 3% Alcohol. How. To clarify this debate. - Abdurrahman
  • AOA

    If it is naturally Brewed soy sauce then it is not Halal. Many Halal certifying organization Halal certify food or ingredients with alcohol.

    What are the ingredients of Haram Soy Sauce:

    The Naturally Brewed Soy is the Haram soy sauce. It is made just like wine containing 2-3% alcohol. The ingredients list contains Wheat, Soy and other ingredients. Food companies do not mention Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce under the ingredients statement. They just mention soy sauce but within parenthesis they write Wheat and Soy. This is the only way to find a Haram Soy Sauce.

    What are the ingredients of Halal Soy Sauce:

    All purpose soy sauce or non naturally brewed soy sauce is a Halal soy sauce made from water, salt, hydrolyzed soy protein, corn syrup and sodium benzoate. La Choy All Purpose Soy sauce is a Halal Soy Sauce


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-16-14 08:47:36
  • Hello, I am casually going to gym. I would like to use whey protein powder of Muscletech. I heard some of the whey protein powders are safe to use and some are not. I was wondering if there is a way to tell if it is safe or not to safe to use it. Thank you in advance, - Gurhan
  • AOA

    These are only Halal whey protein.

    Search results for the term: whey protein

    Total results generated: 6
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Natural CFM Whey Protein Isolate Powder Natural Unflavored Dairy 2 LB Whey Protein Integrated Supplements Available only at various Vitamins stores. Please go to www.integratedsupplements.com to find out nearest store in your town. 02-17-14
    halal ProCel Whey Protein Powder Unflavored Dairy 10 OZ Whey Protein Global Health Available only at WWW.koshervitamins.com 1-800-645-1899 02-17-14
    halal Tara’s Whey Kosher Goat Protein Powder Dairy - Plain Unsweetened 12 Packets Whey Protein Tara's Available only at WWW.koshervitamins.com 1-800-645-1899 02-17-14
    halal Tara’s Whey Kosher Organic Grass Fed Protein Dairy - Powder Plain 12 Packets Whey Protein Tara's Available only at WWW.koshervitamins.com 1-800-645-1899 02-17-14
    halal Tara’s Whey Kosher Organic Grass Fed Protein Dairy - Powder Plain 12 OZ Whey Protein Tara's Available only at WWW.koshervitamins.com 1-800-645-1899 02-14-14
    halal Procel Whey Protein Powder Unflavored Whey Protein Global Health Products The Halal whey protein is available from Global Health Products Inc. company. The product name is Global Health ProCel Whey Protein Powder Unflavored Dairy 10 Oz. Product # GH - 80. It can be obtained from www.globalhp.com. This product is kosher certified and use for body building and nutritional needs. 07-30-13


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-16-14 08:30:24
  • which type of cream is Halal - badah
  • AOA

    100% cream without any ingredient.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-16-14 07:54:09
  • Is "izze sparkling clementine" halal? There is no kosher sign on the can. - Mehmet Emin
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-14 07:51:05
  • Please brthrs really E codes contains pig fat im worried - NAZEER
  • AOA

    Please Halal/Not Halal E-Code on our E-Numbers section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-16-14 07:24:29
  • asslamualikum. Is fair and lovely halal?If it is not halal please tell a halal cream to use - farzana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-16-14 05:27:43
  • If the Essential oil is obtained by steam distillation,is it possible in this case contain alcohol? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: General Question
    12-16-14 05:20:05
  • Are Berkeley & Jensen French fried potatoes, straight cut halal ? - Hani Javaid
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    12-15-14 23:50:07
  • Is FarmRich bread mozzarella sticks halal - heba hassan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-15-14 23:31:25
  • IS RED BULL ENERGY DRINK HALAL OR HARAM? - Azeem
  • AOA

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-15-14 21:39:16
  • Im not satisfied to Yummiez godrej tyson chicken nugget ? what is used in halal raw chicken &products ? - salman qureshi
  • AOA

    None of Tyson chicken are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-15-14 21:09:05
  • Are Deavas Belgian Chocolates halal? (bought from costco). The ingredients do not include any extracts or the like, but there is no kosher or halal symbol. In fact, there are no symbols at all. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-15-14 19:55:25
  • Bismillah ASALAMUALYKUM WARAHMATULLAHI WABARAKATUHU i am asking reguarding the whipped cream from greatvalue. it is marked halal but does it include EXTRA CREAMY because on the ingrediants it has carrageenan - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    halal Heavy Whipping Cream Whipping Cream Great Value A sister has provide this information: Our supplier has advised us that the careegan in the whipping cream is sourced from seaweed derivitive and there is no ethyl alcohol used in the processing of the caregan to make this product. 01-06-13

    Category: Food Products
    12-15-14 18:21:59
  • Are any of the Entenmann's products halal? - Seniha Okdemir
  • AOA

    They are Halal only if alcohol is used in flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-15-14 14:16:55
  • salam is there any chance for a popcorn with no kosher symbol to be halaal .In the ingredients there was nothing wrong. The popcorns name is Premium American popocorn..........please help me - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Kosher symbol protect Muslims from adding Haram hidden ingredients. Nobody know they use as a hidden ingredients.


    Category: General Question
    12-15-14 12:15:33
  • Is American garden apple cider vinegar halal? - Rizwan khan
  • AOA

    If it is made in USA then it is Halal but if it is made in UK then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-15-14 09:35:12
  • Assalamu alaikum, Please inform that "Jujubes, a type of gelatin chocolate by Edmunds Products(address: No. 12, Samagi Mawatha, Borupana, Ratmalana, Sre Lanka) is Halal or Haram for Muslim. Thanks - Mahmud Hasan Tareque
  • 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: Food Products
    12-15-14 09:01:02
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu br what are the requirements for a toothpaste to be halal??Jazakallah khayr May Allah(swt) Guide us to straight path - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: General Question
    12-15-14 08:32:17
  • I want to ask if ayur cream is halal plzz tell fast - rizwana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-15-14 05:08:22
  • Lucky me Pansit Canton Halal or Haram - izaak jaafar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-14-14 23:23:03
  • sir can you give me a list of haram emulusifiers which is used especially in food product ?.Whether E471 in ICECREAM is halal?.hope to hear from you at once. ASSALMU ALAIKKUM - NIZAR N
  • AOA

    Please visit our E_Numbers section.


    Category: Food Products
    12-14-14 22:35:02
  • i would like to ask about infant formula from parents choice.its infant formula with iron milk-based powder0-12premium.there is monoglycerides ,nucleotides(adenosine-5 monophosphate, cytidine-5 - yasir
  • AOA

    They are not Halal:

    haram Inafnt Formual For New Born 0-3 Months Babies Infant Formula Parent's Choice Due to presence of 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. "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. Becky Rasmussen, Applications Scientist. Ohly Americas, 715-643-2600 ext. 264, brasmussen@ohly.us " 07-10-12
    haram Premium Milk Based Infant Formula with Iron for 0-12 Months Babies Infant Formula Parent;s Choice Due to presence of 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. "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. Becky Rasmussen, Applications Scientist. Ohly Americas, 715-643-2600 ext. 264, brasmussen@ohly.us " 07-10-12
    haram Sensitive Infant Formula For 0-12 Months Babies Infant Formula Parent's Choice Due to presence of 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. "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. Becky Rasmussen, Applications Scientist. Ohly Americas, 715-643-2600 ext. 264, brasmussen@ohly.us " 07-10-12

    Category: E-Numbers
    12-14-14 22:03:22
  • kindly, i sent befor my question about infant formula .but i forgotten mentiont it had U symbol. - yasir
  • AOA

    The following Halal infant formulas:

    Search results for the term: infant formula

    Total results generated: 25
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Toddler Formula with Iron for Babies 9-24 Months Infant Formula Up & Up Target brand 07-31-12
    halal Infant Formula with Iron Gentle for Babies 0-12 Months Infant Formula Up & Up Target brand 07-31-12
    halal Infant Formula with Iron Added Rice Starch for Babies 0-12 Months Infant Formula Up & UP Target brand 07-31-12
    halal Infant Formula with Iron Soy for Babies 0-12 Months Infant Formula Up & Up Target brand 07-31-12
    halal Soy Milk Infant Formula Infant Formula Enfagrow No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal Prosobe Infant Formula For Sensitive Tummy Infant Formula Enfamil No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal A. R. Infant Formula For Spit UP Infant Formula Enfamil No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal Gentlease Toddler Infant Formula Infant Formula Enfagrow No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal Gentlease Infant Formula For Fussines & Gas Infant Formula Enfamil No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal Go & Grow Soy Based Infant Formula Infant Formula Similac No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal Soy Isomil Infant Formula Infant Formula Similc No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal Gentle with Iron Infant Formula Infant Formula Walgreen No Nucleotide 07-09-12
    halal Lipids DHA & ARA Milk Based Infant Formula 9-24 Months Infant Formula Baby Basic No Nucleotide. Available at ACME, Albertsons, Cub, Farm Fresh, HornBacher, Jewel-Osco, Lucky (Only in Southern California), Save A Lot, Shaws/Star Market, Shop N Save and Shoppers supermarkets. 07-09-12
    halal Lipid DHA &ARA Soy Based Infant Formula 0-12 Months Infant Formula Baby Basic No Nucleotide. Available at ACME, Albertsons, Cub, Farm Fresh, HornBacher, Jewel-Osco, Lucky (Only in Southern California), Save A Lot, Shaws/Star Market, Shop N Save and Shoppers supermarkets. 07-09-12
    halal Gentle Infant Formula with Iron For 0-12 Months Infant Formula Baby Basic No Nucleotide. Available at ACME, Albertsons, Cub, Farm Fresh, HornBacher, Jewel-Osco, Lucky (Only in Southern California), Save A Lot, Shaws/Star Market, Shop N Save and Shoppers supermarkets. 07-09-12
    halal Toddler & Older Infant Formula For 9-24 Months Infant Formula Parent's Choice No Nucleotide. Wal-Mart brand. 07-09-12
    halal Infant Formula Milk Based with Iron Gentle For Fussiness & Gas 0-12 Months Infant Formula Parent's Choice No Nucleotide. Wal-Mart brand. 07-09-12
    halal Infant Formula Soy Based for 0-12 Months Infant Formula Parent's Choice No Nucleotide. Wal-Mart brand. 07-09-12
    halal Infant Formula Milk Based with Iron Added Rice Starch for 0-12 Months Infant Formula Parent;s Choice No Nucleotide. Wal-Mart brand. 07-09-12
    halal Infant Formula Gentle for 0-12 Months Infant Formula Parent's Choice No Nucleotide. Wal-Mart brand. 07-09-12
    halal Gentle Infant Formula with Iron Infant Formula Meijer Baby No Nucleotide. 07-09-12
    halal Soy Infant Formula Infant Formula Meijer Baby No Nucleotide. 07-09-12
    halal Toddler Formula with Iron Infant Formula Meijer Baby No Nucleotide. 07-09-12
    halal Soy Infant Formula Infant Formula Mom To Mom No Nucleotide. Available at Dominicks, Safeway, Vons, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Genuard. 07-09-12
    halal Toddler Infant Formula with Iron Infant Formula Mom To Mom No Nucleotide. Available at Dominicks, Safeway, Vons, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Genuard. 07-09-12

    Category: E-Numbers
    12-14-14 22:01:33
  • Assalamualikum, Is Assorted Belgian Chocolate Caramels by Godiva Halal? The link of the product description is - http://www.godiva.com/19pc-gold-ballotin-holiday/79863.html Regards, Nazrul - Nazrul Islam
  • AOA

    None of Godiva chocolate are Halal because they are made with alcohol containing flavors even they have a Halal symbol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-14-14 20:55:26
  • is Doritos halal ? because the Frito Lay Canadian Products have some free of Porcine Enzymes does this make halal? also does all the chips with cheese haram as well ? please help me find an answer . thank you so much - kowsar
  • AOA
     

    Alert Title Description Date
    Why Cheetos and Doritos (except Doritos Toasted Corn Tortilla Chips) are not Halal

    There is no kosher symbol on the package of Cheetos and Doritos. This makes them Non Halal because they can add any Haram Hidden or Processing aid ingredients without mentioning under the ingredients statement. Cheese used in Cheetos and Doritos are not Kosher certified and not Halal. Sine these products are not under Halal or Kosher certification then Frito Lay can use non kosher certified flavors or colors. There is no restriction for Frito Lay to make Cheetos or Doritos on their own lines or on co-packers line where pork containing products are made. This exposes a great possibility of cross contamination of pork containing ingredients. All these snacks are very attractive to adults and children but there is a Hadith which says that Allah will not accept your dua for 40 days if a Muslim eats intentionally a bit of Haram food. So MCG recommend Muslims not consume above snacks.

    03/22/14

    Category: Ingredients
    12-14-14 20:52:47
  • Is Heartzels (from Rold Gold pretzels) Halal? it has U symbol. Ingredients are: whole wheat flour, enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), corn syrup, corn oil, salt, yeast, and ammonium bicarbonate. contains wheat ingredients. - ahmed
  • AOA

    It is a Halal product.


    Category: Food Products
    12-14-14 20:25:36
  • IS the icebreakers ice cube gum halal or is its gum made out of pork gelatin? - Janna
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-14-14 18:09:45
  • Are sour patch kids halal ? - Tashira
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-14-14 15:16:11
  • Assalamu Alikum, Is soy sauce halal? What are the halal ingredients and the haram ones?Please specify about how to know whether it is halal or not.!! - Abdurrahman
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    What are the ingredients of Haram Soy Sauce:

    The Naturally Brewed Soy is the Haram soy sauce. It is made just like wine containing 2-3% alcohol. The ingredients list contains Wheat, Soy and other ingredients. Food companies do not mention Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce under the ingredients statement. They just mention soy sauce but within parenthesis they write Wheat and Soy. This is the only way to find a Haram Soy Sauce.

    What are the ingredients of Halal Soy Sauce:

    All purpose soy sauce or non naturally brewed soy sauce is a Halal soy sauce made from water, salt, hydrolyzed soy protein, corn syrup and sodium benzoate. La Choy All Purpose Soy sauce is a Halal Soy Sauce.


    Category: General Question
    12-14-14 15:04:28
  • is home depot chicken nuggets and wings zabiha halal because on the packet it does say halal but we are not confirm about it. - Khawaja
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-14-14 14:24:40
  • Is pergale milk chocolate collection halal - Zahra
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-14-14 13:52:19
  • Is the kirland trek mix halal or haram? - Bisma Ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-14-14 13:16:52
  • Are Sarpino's restaurants halal in Chicago, Illinois? - Sania Salmin
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-14-14 10:53:15
  • I am taking a vitamin called Omega-3-6-9 which is working as a multi vitamin. my question is I notice that it has soft gel capsule that contain(gelatin , glycerin, purified water, caramel) is that makes it halal or haram ?? - Omega-3-6-9
  • AOA

    It could be Haram if the gelatin is from pork. Please do not use any vitamins with gelatin. Search Halal vitamins on our website and save from eating pork.

    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.

    03/22/14
    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: E-Numbers
    12-14-14 10:38:32
  • Asalamalaikum i have been chewing trident gum a pack a day for at least 3 years now and i just heard recently that it is not halal so i am very confused is trident spearmint and trident tropical twist halal? - Maham Irfan
  • AOA

     I did not research them.


    Category: General Question
    12-14-14 10:18:53