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Recent Questions:

  • can you please tell me if milkyway midnight chocolates and vfusion (V8) drinks are halal - Sufyan
  • 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
    11-26-14 12:59:34
  • Good afternoon, is there pork in the following products: enriched flour, wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate,(vitamin B), riboflavin(vitamin B2), Folic Acid, semisweet chocolate(sugar, chocolate, cocoa butter, soy lecithin, natural flavor), sugar, vegetable oil (soybean, palm, and palm kernel oil with TBHQ), molasses, salt, eggs, baking soda, whey, whey protein concentrate, and tree nuts - Sharon Muhammad
  • AOA

    If there is kosher symbol on the package and no alcohol is used in natural flavor then it is Halal otherwise it is not Halal. If ther is no kosher symbol on the package then pork rennet can be used to make whey and whey protein concentrate.


    Category: Food Products
    11-26-14 11:28:51
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu br what are the requirements for a bread to be halal?? Br i came to know that our skin is impermeable br pls discuss with doctors on this matter. - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    The fat and dairy based ingredients must be kosher certified. There should be no alcohol containing flavor. Any liquid can be mermeable. We do not accept claim of impermeable theories.


    Category: General Question
    11-26-14 09:37:16
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu br is PARLE HAPPY HAPPY CHOCO CHIPS halal it has the following ingredients WHEAT FLOUR,SUGAR,EDIBLE VEGETABLE OIL,CHOCO CHIPS(8.4%),SUGAR,EDIBLE VEGETABLE FAT,COCOA SOLIDS,EMULSIFIERS(LECITHIN OF SOYA ORIGIN) AND ADDED FLAVOUR (ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURING SUBSTANCES-VANILLA),COCOA SOLIDS(22%),INVERT SUGAR SYRUP,RISING AGENTS(503ii,baking powder),SALT,EMULSIFIERS(LECITHIN OF SOUA ORIGIN) DOUGH CONDITIONER 223 CONTains permitted natural colour(150b) ADDED FLAVOUR ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURING SUBSTANCES-CHOCOLATE - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    If it has a Green dot on the package then it is Halal and no alcohol in flavors then it is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    11-26-14 09:30:48
  • is gluten is hallal ?and what about fresh milk ,noodles,yogurt ? - abida
  • AOA

    Gluten and fresh milk are Halal. I need to know ingredients of noodles. Only OUD kosher symbol on package of only Plain yogurt is Halal if does not contain carrageenan and pectin where alcohol was not used.


    Category: Food Products
    11-26-14 05:42:11
  • is cheddar flavoured processed cheese by Parmalat halal? - sana sajid sheikh
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-26-14 05:10:25
  • What is the rulling of livestock insurance in Islam ist haaram or halaal - Isaac
  • AOA

    Please this question to a Islamic Scholar.


    Category: General Question
    11-26-14 03:02:18
  • Assalamualaikum,In you sentence,"Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label on the package of products without any flavor are consider Halal" what does without any flavour mean?does it mean the flavouring packet which we get along with noodles? - Moyed
  • AOA

    if natural or artificial flavor mentioned under the ingredients statement. In USA:

    Nestle's Indian made Maggi Noodle Soups are not Halal

    There are used to be few Maggi Noodle Soups with Vegetarian Green Dot under Square Symbol but that symbol is not any more on any Maggi Noodle Soups.

    The ingredients listed on Maggi Noodle Soups look to be Halal but they do not report Hidden Haram Ingredients on the ingredients statement. Then how a Muslim consumers know for sure that there is no pork by product or ethyl alcohol based ingredients are used as a processing aid or Hidden Ingredients.

    So MCG decided to assign all Magi Noodles Soups without Halal or Kosher or Vegetarian symbol on the package as NOT HALAL status.

    04/14/13

    Category: E-Numbers
    11-26-14 02:39:36
  • I want to know halal beauty products name especially lipstick. - Musheer
  • 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
    11-26-14 00:19:45
  • is gnc lean shake chocolate flavor halal? - naz
  • AOA

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


    Category: Food Products
    11-25-14 23:37:28
  • Bismiillah How come on some questions where yellow 5 is mentioned you respond by telling them it is halal. But in the website it is marked mushbooh? BarikAllahufeekum - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    FD&C Yellow number 5 if used as granular or in powder form then it is Halal but for FD&C Yellow number 5 used in liquid for in liquid then it needs a kosher symbol on the package. From 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: General Question
    11-25-14 23:31:18
  • Assalamu alaykum Is lays chips halal? Can we use E-471 products ? Can we use mouthwash which contains alcohol ? - Nadira Bint NajIB
  • AOA

    You can not use mouthwash with alcohol. E471 is a mashbooh ingredient.

    unknown E471 Mono-and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids Emulsifiers and Stabilizers - salts or Esters of Fatty Acids. If the fat source is from soy fat then it is Halal. If it is from pork fat then it is Haram. If it is from non zabiha beef then it is not Halal. If a claim appeared on food package "Suitable for Vegetarian" containing E-Number 471 then it means the E Number 471 is from soy fat. The food product is Halal if all other ingredients are Halal

    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-14 23:28:18
  • Assalam o Alaikum, I would like to know about Methylisothiazolinone? Is it Halal? - Aqsa Salim
  • AOA

    It is a Halal chemical used as preservative in personal care products but it is toxic.

     


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-14 22:57:47
  • Are the ingredients used in Wilton fondant halal??please reply. - Hira
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-14 20:29:14
  • What is natural vanilla and is it halal? - Hajianima
  • AOA

    Natural vanilla is not Halal. It is natural flavor obtained from vanilla beans by using the alcohol to extract the flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-14 19:25:27
  • Bismiillah Please tell me what scholar says that if the alchohol is disolved or evaporated, the product is still haram. Because as far as i remember, everyone who i asked said it is permissable. Please dont write back with"contact your local sheikh" because he will probably go with ghe opposite opinion of MCG. So please just tell me what madhab and scholar you follow in this requrment. BarikAllahufeekum Wasalamualaykum warahmatullah - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Alcohol never disolved in any thing but many things are disolved in alcohol. Alcohol is converted to acetic acid and water in vinegar where Acetobacteria bacteria convert alcohol to acetic acid and water the ingredients of vinegar.

    The 40% of alcohol is remained in baked products. A study conducted by US Department of Agriculture in which tuna casserol made with cooking wine and baked for one hour at 400 degree F. After analysis they found 40% of wine (4-5% alcohol) remained in the tuna casserol. In all ice cream made with alcohol containing flavors the amount of alcohol remained in ice cream is about 90 to 95% of original amount because alcohol containing flavors are added to ice cream after pasteurizing and cooling of ice cream during its processing. Alcohol will not face heat in ice cream processing.

    Many food companies write without actual analysis that alcohol is evaporated during baking which is wrong statement.

    There are many ulema who want to make alcohol in food as Halal giving many excuses such little amount of alcohol will not make you drunk, alcohol is evaporated and if alcohol is not from grape or date.

    MCG and their ulema follow Hanafi fiqah. MCG considers alcohol from any source as Haram based on:

    The late Hanafi scholars also gave Fatwa on this position of the student of Imam Abu Hanifa, Imam Muhammad ibn al-Hasan due to widespread Fitna. Imam al-Haskafi (Allah have mercy on him) states:


    “Imam Muhammad considered the various beverages, such as those made from honey, fig, etc to be categorically unlawful (haram), whether it is less in quantity or more, and the Fatwa is given on his position”.

    Imam Ibn Abidin (Allah have mercy on him) explains the above:


    “Fatwa is given on the view of Imam Muhammad and this is also the position held by the other three Imams (i.e. Shafi’i, Malik Ahmad), due to the Hadith “Every intoxicant is Khamr and every intoxicant is unlawful (haram)” (recorded by Imam Muslim), and also the Hadith: “Whatever intoxicates in large quantities, then a small quantity of it is also forbidden” (recorded by Ahmad, Ibn Majah al-Darqutni and he classed it as authentic…..The (hanafi) scholars have stated that the

    Fatwa of prohibition given in our times is due to widespread Fitna….meaning, due to the fact that most people now consume these beverages for the purpose of pleasure and not to gain strength for worship, they have been forbidden altogether”.

    (Radd al-Muhtar ala al-Durr al-Mukhtar, 6/454-455).


    The upshot of all of the foregoing is that the four Sunni schools of Islamic law are unanimous on the fact that all types of alcohols and beverages are unlawful (haram) and impure (najis), even in small quantities. Any beverage that intoxicates in a large amount, even a drop of it will be considered unlawful (haram).


    However, due to the initial difference of opinion regarding alcohol and given that Imam Abu Hanifa (Allah have mercy on him) himself is of the view that alcohol from other than grapes, dates, and barley is not forbidden if consumed for gaining strength, contemporary scholars have ruled that the prevalent perfumes, deodorants and creams may be used, for normally the alcohol used in them" (end of the published article).

    FATWA FROM DARUL IFTA JAMIA NIZAMIA HYDERABAD, INDIA ON ALCOHOL

    Jamia Nizamia has issued the following Fatwa on Alcohol:

    Although there is difference of opinion among ulema about alcohol being consider as wine but

    according to "Mufti Ba Qhool" (saying of Mufti) anything which causes intoxication in large or small

    quantity is consider as Haram. So use of alcohol is prohibited.

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Muminin RA:

    I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: Every intoxicant is forbidden; if a faraq of anything causes intoxication, a handful of it is forbidden. ( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 26:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)

    Narrated Umm Salamah RA, Ummul Muminin RA:

    The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) forbade every intoxicant and everything which produces languidness. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 28:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah) 3678 )

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-25-14 18:14:35
  • What is grade A whey ? And is it halal ?? - A
  • AOA

    Whey and its Halal Status:

    Muslims think that if whey is a milk based ingredient then it has to be Halal, but this is not true. There are two kinds of whey, one is sweet or rennet whey and the other is acid whey. Acid whey is obtained during the making of acid type of cheese such as cottage cheese. Sweet or rennet whey is used more in food products then acid whey. Sweet whey or rennet whey is a by-product of rennet cheese  such as cheddar cheese or Mozzarella cheese. Whey is a portion of milk remaining after coagulation and removal of curd. Whey is Halal only if the Halal starter culture bacteria, Halal medium on which starter culture bacteria are grown (Starter culture bacteria are Halal if they are obtained from milk source not meat source), and media on which these starter culture bacteria are grown. These requirements can only obtained if the cheese and whey are Halal or Kosher certified (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements). A Halal or Kosher symbol (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements) appears on a food package containing whey indicating that it is manufactured under Halal or Kosher supervision.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-14 16:09:33
  • Aqua fresh triple protection tooth paste halaal? - atiq Ahmed
  • 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
    11-25-14 14:50:15
  • Is Pure Cane Sugar halal or haram? because it is not on the main page. - Ibrahim
  • AOA

    It 100% Halal.

    halal Sugar Grain & Plant based Ingredients A sweetener obtained from cane sugar and beet.

    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-14 14:25:37
  • is nutella Ferrero & go halal ? - taha
  • 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
    11-25-14 13:06:01
  • Assalamu Alaikum , Are any of the Vanilla Extracts halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    No, vanilla extract will not be call vanilla extract unless it contains 35% alcohol. It is a Haram ingredient.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-14 12:53:43
  • Is Nonni's Originali Mini biscotti halal - Fatima
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-14 12:52:20
  • I am in UAE and all medicines are 90% from Europe and approved by Council of Arab Health Ministers and Union of Arab Pharmacists. Hence the high pressure medicines here are from Europe. Where lactose used in coating. My doctor prescribed a medicine for me with coating: Opadry OY-L-28900 (lactose monohydrate,hypromellose,titanium dioxide,macrogol) and I emailed the Spain manufacturer about lactose and they replied after 1month that it origin is BOVINE. What shall I do I need HBP medicine and all here from Europe and all contains lactose in coating? - ahmed
  • AOA

    Lactose is a milk sugar mostly obtained from whey. Whey is a byproduct of cheese making. Cheese is made use of pork or non zabiha cow or Halal microbial Rennet.

    Since 9o - 95% cheesemaker in USA use microbial rennt enzyme.

    MCG do not consider non zabiha rennet enzyme as Halal. Cows can be slaughter in Europe by a Hindu or Bhuddist or any non believers. So this Bovine based lactose is not consider as meat slaugjhter by people of the book. UAE is rich Muslim country they can impose the requirements either the manufacturer has to use microbial rennet or zabiha slaughtered cow rennet because there are millions of Muslims live in Europe.

    If you could not find Halal medicine in UAE then you have to use whatever it is available there in order to get healthy. Sorry I can not help.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-14 10:09:54
  • Is labello lip balm halal if not then which one lip balm can I use - Fatima
  • AOA

    The only Halal one is:

    Lip Balm Lip Balm Products Eos emailed eos lip balm company again and asked in details if their product contained any animal or insect by products and their reply was; Hello and thank you for writing us. Our lip balm contains beeswax, so it is not vegan, but contains no other animal products. Our lip balms do not have any alcohol and no alcohol was used during the making of any flavors or ingredients. Please let us know if you have any further questions. Regards, Sherry J. Just wanted to share this just in case anyone else was interested in knowing the halal/haram status of this product. - shabana Beeswax is a Halal wax. They will not Halal if Carmine Red Color is used.

    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-25-14 09:35:10
  • Assalamualaikum. I need to know about gluten. Im getting more confuse. They say gluten have pig fat and some not. So the point is gluten comtains pig fat ? I need to know the answer immediately. URGENT. - Nik Atikah Hani Binti Nik Mohd Zaid
  • AOA

    Gluten is Halal those who are saving it has fig fat are ignorant who have knowledge what they are talking about.

    Search results for the term: gluten

    Total results generated: 3
    Halal Status Ingredient Category Description
    halal Gluten Grain & Plant based Ingredients A plant protein.
    halal Corn Gluten Grain & Plant based Ingredients It is a corn protein.
    halal Vital Wheat Gluten Grain & Plant based Ingredients Vital wheat gluten is a protein obtained from wheat grain.

    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-14 09:10:08
  • I have pursed Bigen black brown colour amonia free to dye my beared and hair.Can you clarufy whether it is permitted as per islamic sharia - Mohammed Sabih Akhtar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-25-14 08:29:18
  • Salam, Why is stavia leaf not Halal? Thank you! - jhg
  • AOA

    For retail market it is made with alcoholic fermentation process.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-14 04:02:12
  • Is it Halal to eat in a non people of the Book (Chinese) restaurant in Europe? - karsh
  • AOA

    Even if you want to eat vegetable fries rice but it is made Naturally Brewed soy Sauce. So I advise not eat at chines restauarnts.

    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
    11-25-14 03:59:33
  • Assalamu alaykum wwb. Hope you are in the best of Iman n health. There is a soya sauce which does not have wheat as an ingredient, the following are its inngredients: Ingredients WATER, SOYBEANS, RICE, SALT. And it says Naturally brewed on the bottle. Please could you kindly let me know whether its halal? May Allah reward you with the best in both the worlds for the excellent effort you are making!! Jazakallah khair. - m.adam
  • AOA

    It is still Haaram because soybean is alcoholic fermented.


    Category: General Question
    11-25-14 03:30:45
  • is Ajinomonto Indonesia, Malaysia, USA and Cananda are Halal? for example if noodle from indonisia or malaysia , with E621 then they are halal noodle? - Ahmed
  • AOA

    Ajinomonto Indonesia, Malaysia, USA and Cananda's MSG is Halal

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-14 02:32:53
  • Alsalam alaikom, is e451 triphosphate from Bones of zabiha slaughtered animals in Saudi Arabia or UAE are Halal ? - Ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-14 01:55:05
  • salam. is garnier bb miracle skin perfector halal ?? tQ - hisyam
  • 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: Non-Food Products
    11-25-14 01:47:19
  • why the body shop product are not halal? - tasneem
  • AOA

    Previously they made their product with gelatin those products are still in market and you do not know how old  are those products.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-24-14 23:37:59
  • One if my friends said that muslims can't eat corn starch or corn syrup, and online I can't really find an answer and that's why I am asking here. Because most of the foods has corn syrup or corn starch. Thank you - Shuhrat
  • AOA

    Corn starch and corn syrup are Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-24-14 22:37:13
  • Which hand wash or soap shoul we use to avoid haram glycerine or any thing else ,as we live in India and UAE - sumbul khan
  • AOA

    I have no information on them in India or in UAE.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-24-14 21:55:51
  • Is Camila tablet ( used for birth control ) halal or haram? - sadeq
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-24-14 21:17:11
  • Where can I find the Cabot creamary brand cheese - Begum
  • AOA

    In any supermarket.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-24-14 21:15:41
  • Is krill fish, krill oil or krill oil supplements are halal and where can we buy? - Syed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 20:45:52
  • Asalamulaikom Dear Brthoers, Would you be so kind and advise whether this product is Halal or no ? : Tillamook Colby Jack cheese. Ingredients Cultured Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto (color). Allergens: Contains milk Contains no animal rennet (vegetarian) Jazakum Allah Khayraa - Younes
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 19:06:46
  • I want to know if Nutella hazelnut spread and Major gourmet chocolate hazelnut spread is halal in Canada Ontario thanks and regards - said
  • AOA

    Only Nutell hazelnut spread is Halal in Canada.


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 15:56:57
  • Is Kellogg's nutri grain ,harvest halal - Adil
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they are made with alcohol containing flavor.


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 15:56:06
  • Asalaam aleikum I have emailed Solgar and asked if they use alcohol as a solvent in the natural orange flavor and they answered that solvents are not used in any processing including the orange flavor for the Vitamin D3 Liquid 5000IU Product. Is this Products halal to consume? The ingredients: d3 vitamin, sunflower seedoil, natural orange flavor Solvents are not used in any processing including the orange flavor for the Vitamin D3 Liquid 5000IU product (B32048 - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Please ask them if they do not use the solvent then what is the name of carrier used in orange flavor. If flavor is liquied then solvent is used but if flavor is solid then maltodextrin is used which is a Halal carrier but they should tell what carrier used because with carrier they can not make the orange flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-24-14 12:50:37
  • Are Costa coffee drinks halal? They use monin syrups for the flavoured hot drinks. - Zinath Alkobir
  • AOA

    Monin syrup is made with alcohol containing flavor. I have e-mail from the company but it is unfortunetly Halal certified by a US Halal certifying organization. Costa Coffee is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 10:18:02
  • are shan ready made foods halal? - Naima
  • AOA

    I have to know their ingredients.


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 09:58:51
  • Is Masa brand name precokked cornmeal Used to make arepas halal - Taj
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-24-14 08:58:48
  • Hi replying back to your email the non protein dairy free milk is called Neocate lcp is it halal?? As my 3month old is Muslim & she carnt have any other milk & is being tube fed this milk - Kay khan
  • AOA

    I told you to write the name of the product and its ingredients. I can not answer the products which I never see.


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 03:10:46
  • Assalamualaikum! I just found out that Britannia Choco Chill Cake contains Emulsifier 471. I would like to know if this is referring to Pig fat or is it edible vegetable oil?? Jazakallah - Sana Khan
  • AOA

    If it has a Green dot then it is from vegetable fat. Most Britannia products are free of animal derived ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-24-14 00:42:04
  • Are Ricola cough drops halal? - habib
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-14 00:18:35
  • Is glycol considered halal. We got a cake from Safeway and the ingredients have that listed - tariq
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol then glycol and cake is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-23-14 22:02:22
  • people say takis is halal - hameedah adetokunbo
  • AOA

    Then ask them them to provide evidence.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-23-14 21:13:01
  • Bismiillah Because the artificial flavors aare labeled mushbooh why is it that in products like Snickers to go and others where artificial flavor is used, you mark the product halal? Is it because you have called and done the research, if so does that mean whatever is marked halal, even if the artificial flavor is included, you have checked and made sure it is okay? BarikAllahufeekum. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Mars told me the artificial they are using in their product is vanillin which is a aritificial vanilla flavor. Vanillin is a Halal artificial flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-23-14 21:10:25
  • Dear Brother Salaunalikom, Would you be so kind and advise me whether the following product is Halal or no : Darigold 1% Chocolate Milk Half Gallon (Kosher certified) INGREDIENTS: Lowfat Milk, Sucrose, Nonfat Milk, Cocoa Processed with Alkali, Salt, Carrageenan, Vanillin, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3. Gluten Free. http://www.darigold.com/products/milk/1percent-chocolate-milk-half-gallon-carton Jazakum Allah khayraa - younes
  • AOA

    It is a mashbooh product because carrageenan in which ethyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol or KCL is used during processing. Only the manufacturer of Carrageenan knows what was used.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 19:28:41
  • May i ask what shampoo, conditioner, soap you use? I have tried some of the halal personal care products mentioned on here but i have found them to be poor in quality. Would you recommend any to buy that are good quality? - 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: E-Numbers
    11-23-14 19:21:09
  • Are these meat products considered Halal? - Open Nature Safeway Products
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 19:10:54
  • is fannie may dark chocolate non-pareils halal - taha
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 18:34:27
  • My question was that there is a resturant under the name of cheese cake factory resturant so over there Muslims can eat which vegetarian food - Kaaba yasini
  • AOA

    I did not research it. So I do not know their Halal status.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-23-14 18:22:13
  • is frozen Ellio's pizza halal? - saima
  • AOA

    None of frozen cheese pizza is Halal except Amy's Kitchen cheese pizza.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 17:26:00
  • I would like to ask your one more question brother; is white wine vinegar halal or haram? Thank's&Salaams - mehmet
  • AOA

    Due to left over wine in wine vinegar MCG do not consider it as Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-23-14 17:09:01
  • Salaamu Alaikum Brothers, I would like to ask you about SOY GRITS is it halal or no? Thank's&Salaams - mehmet
  • AOA

    Soy Grits are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-23-14 16:09:33
  • What foods items are halal at cheese cake factory restuarant? - Kaaba yasini
  • AOA

    None because the cheesecakes are not kosher certified.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 16:07:21
  • Asalamualaikum wa rahmat'allah. I have a question concerning the Wen Hair Care ingredients because in bit sure what type of glycerin is used in the conditioner. Thank you for your time. - Hawa
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    Glycerin:

    Glycerin is a fat based ingredients used in foods and non food products. Since it is a fat based ingredient so it is either obtained from animal fat such as pork or beef or it is obtained from vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based Glycerin is Halal or it is Halal if there is a Kosher symbol on the food package containing glycerin which means glycerin the food is obtained from vegetable fat


    Category: Ingredients
    11-23-14 16:04:19
  • My daughter is muslim & she is fed by an ng tube shes also allergic to dairy cows protein & lactose! Shes bin prescribed neocate is this halal?? - Kay khan
  • AOA

    Neocate infant formula and other milk allergy products are kosher certified. But I need exact name of the product to check whether it meets the Halal requirements.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 15:58:33
  • Slm, Is glyceryl laurate halal when used in hand cream. Its is used as an ingredient in Nivea handcream. I look forward to your reply. Jzk & Wslm. - Aftab Nawaz
  • AOA

    It is Halal only if it is from vegetable fat please contact the company for source because they are only one who know the source.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-23-14 15:31:25
  • Assalam o alaikum I recently came to know that carrageenan and xanthan gum may or may not b halal...only manufacturer knows the answer about these things. So what i understand is that cream contains stabilizer like carrageenan... But if only cream is written in the ingredients like haagen daz strawberry ice cream contains cream, skim milk, strawberries, sugar, egg yolks So my question is do we need to worry about this cream?because may be this cream also have carrageenan in it?is this the case?please clarify when cream is written on the pkg it is same thing or not. - Sana
  • AOA

    Isopropyl alcohol is used for crystalization of Xantthan gum, we are steel consulting with manufacturer and ulema. But Isopropyl alcohol is obtained from propene and not used in any alcoholic drink and it will fit to Hanafi Fiqa for Halal. But we still waiting answer from Hanafi ulema. Ethanol or isopropyl alcohol or Potassium Chlroride is used in crystalization for Carrageenan. It has to be invested to find out whether ethanol was used or not.

    Haagen Daz strawberry ice cream is a Halal ice cream.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 13:16:40
  • may i know fair and lovely fairness beauty cream halal or not - raihana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-23-14 10:22:46
  • Assalamualikum, During making an order at subway you have suggested "Please ask the worker to change the gloves for bread and vegetables. October 2014". The vegetable items already would be potentially contaminated before we make an order as the server does not change the gloves while serving for other customers who eat haraam prior to our order. The mixing would already take place. Could you please put some light on this issue as just by changing the gloves practically wont stop the mixing. Jazakallah Khair - Vazeer Ali
  • AOA

    MCG did research on raw item at Subway, it is up to Muslim consumer not consume vegetables if you think they are contaminated. My suggestion is to eat them without vegetable if you have doubt. MCG can not control waht happen at Subway. My personal opinion is to avoid eating at subway if there is great chance of contamination. I can not those Halal raw material as Haram because of cross contamination by server there.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-23-14 10:04:09
  • Bismillah i think i asked about the Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cereal how the tittle changed. You said that its just the name that changed(something like that) but i think there could be a slight diffeence i the old one and new one. Also when you label CAPNCRUNCH PEANUT BUTTER CEREAL halal did you mean the old one or the new one as well that says CRUNCH after Peanut Butter? BARIKALLAHUFEEKUM - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it has kosher symbol and ingredients are not changed then it is Halal. General Mills Stove Top Stuffing was developed in early 70s but when I was working on them in 1985 the still have the same formulas.

    If formula has changed then it has to be investigated but marketing words are changed without changing formula then you do not have to worry.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 07:44:55
  • is snichers minis chocolate halal or haram - zola
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-14 06:43:03
  • Is Lipstik halal or haram - mohammad shoebul Haque
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-23-14 02:43:00
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Br I know you are not well but br I want to tell u that the fatwa given by the mufti of hyderabad regarding alcohol I think it is not known to many of hyderabadis so I request you if you are in touch with mufti of hyderabad pls ask him to spread the given fatwa through pamphlet,news,newspaper etc.This is possible as he is a member of Jamia Nizamia. Jazakallah khayr - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui.
  • AOA

    I can not control them. I think they might have store the fatwain their fatwa bank.

    FATWA FROM DARUL IFTA JAMIA NIZAMIA HYDERABAD, INDIA ON ALCOHOL

    Jamia Nizamia has issued the following Fatwa on Alcohol:

    Although there is difference of opinion among ulema about alcohol being consider as wine but according to "Mufti Ba Qhool" (saying of Mufti) anything which causes intoxication in large or small quantity is consider as Haram. So use of alcohol is prohibited.

     


    Category: General Question
    11-23-14 01:43:51
  • are nature identical butter scotch flavor ,E-100 ,E-160b and E-412 halal - sumbul khan
  • AOA

    Muslim do not drik Scotch so any thing do it is not Halal even if it is made with chemicals to immitate scotch flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-23-14 01:17:21
  • I have purchased lypotrim and saw gelatin listed in its ingredients. Can u please find out if it is halal or not because I purchased it in karachi and cannot find any info on it on the Web. - afshan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.

    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: Ingredients
    11-23-14 00:03:42
  • Whether foodles from horlicks ala masala halal or not? - Harshiya samaan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 23:27:09
  • Is the sour gum dubble bubble haram or halal - Ibtihal youssef
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 22:53:47
  • I bought these lypotrim 90 capsules dietary supplement for weight loss however the ingredients say that it has gelatin in its composition. I would like to know if its halal or haram. - Sana Alvi
  • 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: E-Numbers
    11-22-14 22:36:23
  • Salaam please please please please tell if there is any Halal ice cream in aldi in your website there is only few aldi ice creams and non of them are halaal.there has to be one halal ice cream there .How about Sundae shoppe .:-):-):-) please please please help me. Thank you - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-22-14 22:35:34
  • Bismillah, so why is it that you classe halal on products containing artificial flavor. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Because alcohol may be used as a solvent in artificial flavor. Alcohol is Haram so does those artificial flavor containing alcohol are also Haram.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-22-14 21:57:15
  • Dear Brother Salamualaikom Would you be so kind and advice me whether the following product is Halal or no ? : Ortega Diced Green Chiles ( kosher certified) Ingredients FIRE ROASTED GREEN CHILIES (GREEN CHILIES, WATER, SALT, CITRIC ACID, CALCIUM CHLORIDE). http://www.ortega.com/products/ortega-diced-green-chiles-4oz_13140. Jazakum Allah khayraa - younes
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 21:25:39
  • Dear Brothers salamualikom, Would you be so kind and advise me whether the following product is Hala or no : Darigold half and half (product is kosher certified). INGREDIENTS: Milk, Cream. http://www.darigold.com/products/half-and-half-creamers/half-and-half-pint Jazakum Allah khayraa - younes
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 21:04:27
  • Salamualikom I would like to know whether this product is Halal or no : Organic Valley Half and Half Lactose Free, Ultra Pasteurized, (Kosher certified) Ingredients Organic Grade A Milk, Organic Cream, Lactase Enzyme. Jazakum Allah khayraa - younes
  • AOA

    It is a Halal product.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 20:54:58
  • Salarmualikom I would like to know if the following product is halal or no : Old el paso Enchilada Sauce-Medium Red Ingredients Water, tomato puree (water, tomato paste), modified corn starch. Contains less than 2% of: salt, sugar, distilled vinegar, chili pepper, soybean oil, citric acid, hydrolyzed soy and corn protein, onion powder, red pepper, color added, natural flavor. Jazakum Allah khayraa - younes
  • AOA

    It is a mashbooh product may be Haram if alcohol is used in natural flavor or liquid color is added which is made with pork glycerin.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 20:35:42
  • Salamualikom, i would like to know whether this product is halal or no : Las PalmasĀ® Medium Red Enchilada Sauce , Ingredients -water-dried red chiles-salt-cottonseed oil-cider vinegar-garlic powder spice-fumaric acid-olive oil-calcium hydroxide. http://www.laspalmassauces.com/products/las-palmas-medium-red-enchilada-sauce/ Jazakum Allah khayraa - younes
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.

     


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 20:25:34
  • Can we eat fish fillet sandwich from mcdonalds - zunera
  • AOA

    Fish coating is mashbooh, bun is Halal, cheese and tartar sauce are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    11-22-14 18:09:20
  • Is graeters ice cream halal? Which flavors? - hina
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-22-14 17:57:02
  • Asalam u alaikum, What about after dec 8, you said your medication will be finished until then right? until then i add links to items? ------------------------ Sorry, I can not do it because I am sick. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    My doctor will decide next week to put a wound vacuum on my foot or not if she decide then my movement will requested because it will be attached for 24/7.


    Category: General Question
    11-22-14 17:35:55
  • Is the laughing cow cheese in uk is halal? - Marwa
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 17:23:49
  • Could tell me wingstop fries are halal are not.. Thank u.. - Habeebullah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-22-14 17:04:23
  • i contacted Guittard chocolate company about their products (two separate emails) : Extra Dark Chocolate Chips with the ingredients : Chocolate liquor, sugar, soya lecithin and real vanilla. ALLERGEN STATEMENT: Contains soya. Processed on equipment previously used to process milk chocolate. and the product : Butterscotch Chips with Sugar, partially hydrogenated palm kernel oil, whey, nonfat milk, mono and diglyceride and soya lecithin emulsifiers, natural flavor, artificial color (Blue 2 Lake, Yellow 5 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake) and real vanilla. The link : https://www.guittard.com/our-chocolate/detail/butterscotch-baking-chips. My question was whether ethanol or ethyl alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent? and their answer for both of them : Younes, The answer to your question is no ethanol or ethyl alcohol was used as a flavor or solvent. cid:image002.jpg@01CE9452.DF37D390 Micki Weinberg Regulatory & Culinary Specialist Direct Number : 650.552.2207 Main Number : 800.468.2462 Fax Number : 650.692.2761 Follow us on Facebook and Twitter www.guittard.com Both products are Kosher and they are certified Halal by IFANCA. Jazakum Allah khayra - younes
  • AOA

    Natural vanilla is not a Halal ingredient only Vanillin a artificial vanilla flavot. We do not accept IFANCA Halal certification because it did not meet out Halal criteria. They Halal certified food products made with alcohol containing flavor and this is a fact.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 16:53:31
  • Asalam u alaikum, Coding: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0S_683ssSvGZGhfY1YzTW5VNmM/view?usp=sharing Watch this video, and notice the background color and website colors, also notice the search bar on top staying on screen, also the buy now button added to website. There are still people who buy online not going to store?, it will be good for them. I am not saying you to add links to 10,000 products, I was saying that I was going to do it. I was going to write the code which will give links to these products, and then give you the code, [code= giving links] and then you will paste that code. Watch the Video. Jazak Allah Khayr - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    Sorry, I can not do it because I am sick.


    Category: General Question
    11-22-14 15:35:53
  • Please list which sweets are halal and which sweets are not halal? Thank You - Mehreen
  • AOA

    Please provide the names of sweets.


    Category: General Question
    11-22-14 12:39:41
  • Fine bone china is made from bone ash. Are fine bone china dishes/dinnerware halal to use? - A. Ahmed
  • AOA

    Bone ash is Halal it is the example of sharia law Tabdeele Mahiha. When bones from non zabiha beef became ask then the ash became Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-22-14 11:06:04
  • Do u know any lady finger cookies is halal specially product of Italy - samya
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 10:30:08
  • Is Costco Mac & cheese halil? - Ayesha
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-22-14 10:29:02
  • Assalamuwalikum, i want to know is del monte juice halal? Jaza kallahu khayran - Misbah Ahemd
  • AOA

    If it is 100% juice without natural flavor then it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 08:14:53
  • in which food product pig fat is used and it also sold to muslim states or countries - M Bilal khan
  • AOA

    I have no information. But it is used many food product if they do not have Halal or kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 04:06:10
  • is nestle company add juice extracted from beef in chocolate kitkat? - nepal reddy chityala
  • AOA

    Hershey Kit Kat in USA is a Halal product because it has kosher symbol and it is not Halal in Canada. I do not know about it in other countries.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 03:50:15
  • Many of drug with capsule use gelatin which extract from pork which is haram.I want a list of drug with capsule made from halal animals. I am a doctor and it is important for me and also for my muslim patients - Isshaq
  • AOA

    Even if the gelatin in capsule from beef then it is still not Halal because it is non zabiha. Some capsules are made from Halal cellulose but you have to investigate with manufacturer. Fish gelatin can not be used in capsule because fish gelatin is weak.

    The best advise you can give to your patients as a Muslim doctor is to ask them to open the capsule and dump the powder medicine on apple sauce consume the medicine and throughout the pork gelatin capsule. You also investigate if powder medicine inside the capsule contain any pork derived ingredients such Magneium Stearate a fat based ingredient is used to for free flow and avoid lumping of powder.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-22-14 03:26:16
  • As sallamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh I just wanted to ask what are the haram foods besides swine, dead meat, blood, the animals that got fangs like snakes, dogs, cats, crocodile ; dolphin etc. A. Abstaining from alcohol Al-Qur'an 5:90 Proverbs 20:1 Ephesians 5:18 B. Abstaining from prohibited food Al-Qur'an 5:5 Al-Qur'an 2:173, 5:3, 6:145, 16:115 (i) Dead meat Leviticus 17:15 Deuteronomy 14:21 (ii) Blood Genesis 9:4, Leviticus 17:14, Deuteronomy 12:16, I Samuel 14:33, Acts 15:29 (iii) Pork is prohibited Leviticus 11:7-8 Deuteronomy 14:8 Isaiah 65:2-5 (vi) Food on which names beside Allah have been invoked Acts 15:29; Revelation 2:14 - Safurah
  • AOA

    All prohibited is mentioned in sharia books but you can go our Ingredients or E-Number section to find out Haram ingredients. You can also contact a Islamic scholar.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-14 03:24:24
  • does the soy sauce product of yamama contains ethanol? - saada omeish
  • 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: Food Products
    11-22-14 02:42:29
  • rani nail henna - dza
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-22-14 01:20:47