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  • I checked in the alert section it didn't say anything about how much alcohol was in dr pepper so please tell me how much they put in it thank-you - Shehreyar ali
  • AOA

     

    TITLE: Alcohol was detected in Coke and 7 UP

     

                                         Alcohol was detected in Coke and 7 UP

     

    Muslim Consumer Group was getting a lot of inquiries about the French study of finding the presence of alcohol in European Coke and Pepsi. MCG sent the samples to Northland Lab in Northfield, IL to use a more sophisticated  method of Residual Solvents Identification known as USP 35 method than French's Headspace Gas Chromatography-Flame Ionization Detection (HS-GC-FID) method which cannot quantify the amount of Ethanol or Ethyl Alcohol.

    MCG sent unopened Coke, Pepsi and 7 UP bottles to Northland lab to perform alcohol test by using Residual Solvents Identification known as USP 35 method. This method can detect amount of alcohol at least 0.001% or 10 Part Per Million or 10 milligram per liter or more. But this method can't detect less than 0.001% of alcohol.

    MCG has paid over $1200 to perform these analysis for Muslim consumers in USA.

    The alcohol level in Coke was 0.0059 or 59 PPM as reported by Northland Lab.

    The 7 UP has shown higher level of alcohol of 0.048% or 480 PPM.

    Northland Lab, Northbrook Division, Corporate Office

    Date Received: 07/09/2012

    Blanket PO: CREDIT CARD

    Start Date: 07/09/2012

    Due Date: 07/30/2012

     

    Sample ID Product ID Product Description Sample Description Lot Number Request Number

    AD62895 COKE

    CODE: SEP 1712MDA, NET

    WEIGHT: 20 FL. OZ

    SD SOFT DRINK

    Analyte Name Result Units Specs *

    Provided

    DL Method Reference

     

    Residual Solvents Identification Ethanol = 59 PPM USP 35

     

    Comments: Temperature upon arrival = 33.5 deg C

    AOAC Laboratory Proficiency Site # 95190, 30440

    USDA/FSIS - Chemistry #1761

    ISO/IEC 17025 Certificate #AT-1491

    IDPH #17501

    Northland Lab, Northbrook Division, Corporate Office

    Date Received: 07/09/2012

    Blanket PO: CREDIT CARD

    Start Date: 07/09/2012

    Due Date: 07/30/2012

     

    Sample ID Product ID Product Description Sample Description Lot Number Request Number

    AD62896 7 UP

    CODE: E2137HB1408, NET

    WEIGHT: 20 FL. OZ

    SD SOFT DRINK

    Analyte Name Result Units Specs *

    Provided

    DL Method Reference

     

    Residual Solvents Identification Ethanol = 480 PPM USP 35

     

    Comments: Temperature upon arrival = 34.0 deg C

    AOAC Laboratory Proficiency Site # 95190, 30440

    USDA/FSIS - Chemistry #1761

    ISO/IEC 17025 Certificate #AT-1491

    IDPH #17501

     

    For any question about these tests, please contact Muslim Consumer Group at 1-877-515-1008. Please do not call the Northland Lab.

     

     

    Posted on: 08-25-12 00:00 AM


    Category: Food Products
    11-18-12 02:37:17
  • asalam o alaikum .. i read up the ingrediants on quality street sweets ,,there is no alcoholic flvr and no vanila extrct tell me then it is halal? there all ingrediants are halal. and i dont see there kosher symbol becoz i have smal box quality street. tell me plz - aqsa
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol then it is not halal because we do not what Haram hidden ingredients they use in the products.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-18-12 00:55:59
  • What could you say about the chocolates from Cad- bury factory? - Saad Abdullah
  • AOA

    If it has kosher symbol and do not contain any following ingredients then it is Halal otherwise not. I do not see any Chocolate from Cadbury in USA:

     

    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.


    Category: General Question
    11-17-12 23:06:24
  • is keri shea butter nourishing hydration halal to use - Syed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-17-12 22:45:21
  • As Salamu Alaikum. is Boots No.7 Time Resisting Face Cream halal? Please inform me. - shaheena
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-17-12 22:36:57
  • Salaam I live in va. I did not see under papa johns section information abt their bread sticks. Please tell me if they are halal. - Khan
  • AOA

    Pap John bread sticks are not Halal if they are made with cheese. We do not reserach other than cheese pizza.


    Category: Food Products
    11-17-12 22:01:05
  • The Knorr products sold in American Grocery store are halal or not? - sadiya
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they do not carry Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Food Products
    11-17-12 20:40:29
  • How long is the shelf life for leucidal liquid in toothpastes? - MySavior Perez
  • AOA

    I have no information only manufacturer knows about it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-17-12 17:23:15
  • Are products with the sign U D halal when it has mono & diglycerides in it? - Rabia Khalid
  • AOA

    Only Mon & Diglycerides are Halal. If it is made with flavor then alcohol may be use. Or if it contains the following ingredients then it is not Halal:

    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.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-17-12 16:53:22
  • Are Maggi Noodles and any other brands halal? I received e-mail re noodles(I will forward it) concerning it being made from pork. Also it says that they soak the flour for few days. Please verify asap. Jazak Allah khair for your services to our muslim community. May Alllah Taala reward you with all the best of both the worlds and all the ulumas and staff working with you. ALSO.(2) Are any dryer sheets or fabric softners halal? I had enquired b4 and bounty/downy and snuggles contain animal ingredients. Please help us by your research. An organization contacting directly the manufacturers carries more weight than an individual contacting them. May Almighty Allah Bless you & your family. Jazak Allah Khairun katheerah. - bint-e-muhammad patel
  • AOA

    Only Maggi Noodle with Green Dot under square are for vegetarian and Halal if no flavor present.  Cling Free and Essential brands of dryer sheets are not made with animal derived ingredients

     


    Category: Food Products
    11-17-12 13:58:35
  • I want to know what coffee and coffee flavors such as caramel frappii.....etc are halal at Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts and Mcdonalds? - Nayeem
  • AOA

    All 100% coffee are Halal at above. For Dunkin Donuts please visit Food Chains.


    Category: Food Products
    11-17-12 12:29:38
  • Assalamo Alaikom, garnier BB cream is halal or not. shukran.. - naima musa
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-17-12 06:49:08
  • in chocolates is the natural vanilla flavores halal for examble in Kit Kat nestle product - ayat obeidat
  • AOA

    Hershey Kit Kat in USA is a Halal chocolate but not Halal in Canada made by Nestle because it has no kosher symbol on it. Natural vanilla flavor is not Halal because it contains alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-17-12 06:30:29
  • Is jergens ultra haling lotion halal? - aisha
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-17-12 05:25:29
  • is st dalfour jam is halal? - maliq
  • AOA

    I am not familiar with Dalfour brand.


    Category: Food Products
    11-17-12 03:00:11
  • AOA could you please tell me what is the quantity of alcohol they put in dr pepper and coca cola - shehreyar
  • AOA

    The quantity anayzed by the lab is listed under Alert section.


    Category: General Question
    11-16-12 23:06:03
  • asslamualikum, i just wanted to ask you if capri sun apple and berry juices are halal - ubaid
  • AOA

    All Capri Sun juices are not Halal because they are not kosher certified. It is possible that pork gelatin is used during the processing of apple juice. 


    Category: General Question
    11-16-12 22:50:49
  • Is Yoo-hoo chocolate milk halal? Please notify me via email asap since I have to hand out hundreds of them to muslims at a peace procession and I want to make sure that it is halal. Jazak Allah Khair - hamna
  • AOA

    If it has a kosher symbol on the package, no Carrageenan and no alcohol in flavor then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: Food Products
    11-16-12 22:16:17
  • Is the brand "Essential Everyday" cheese halal which is sold at Jewel-Osco store?? - Saba
  • AOA

    If it does not carry kosher symbol then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-16-12 17:32:55
  • What are natural plant preservatives for toothpaste? - MySavior Perez
  • AOA

    Leucidal® Liquid is a natural, plant-based preservative used in personal care items but it goes through fermentation. If it goes through alcoholic fermentation then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-16-12 13:17:39
  • I have an organic vegan natural body care line that I am using, the body wash and lotions all list "Kosher Vegetable Glycerin" among the ingredients, the rest of which are all some herb or nut butter/oil which I know are fine. Its the Kosher Vegetable Glycerin I dont know anything about. Is it halal for external use? None of these products if for internal use. Because its vegan I know nothing contains any animal byproduct but I had read that glycerin may sometimes contain alcohol.. is this true? If so, does the presence of alcohol in body wash and lotion make it haram? JAK - Desiree Steele
  • AOA

    Glycerin do not contain alcohol. Kosher vegetable glycerin is a Halal glycerin.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-16-12 13:07:18
  • Asslamo alaicom Are NESCAFE® Dolce Gusto capsules Halal ? - Sara
  • AOA

    I hvae no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-16-12 13:01:07
  • is Nandos chicken halal? Thanks in advance for replying - Kauser Ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-16-12 12:40:02
  • i want to know abut the ind of fair & lovely all products is halal and ponds age miracle cream ind is halal - safdarawan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-16-12 12:00:28
  • does enchantuer cream products contain anything haraam - ishqullah hameed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-16-12 10:51:49
  • AOA Br. Rasheed Ahmed, Regarding frozen pizza, there is now Kosher certified frozen pizza available at Costco. It does not contain alcohol or flavors. It's called Amnon's Kosher Pizza. http://www.amnonskosherpizza.com/frozenitems.php - Farooq
  • AOA

    This from BROOKLYN, NY based kosher pizza. I have to go to Costco and look the kosher symbol and ingredients to see it meets the Halal requirements or not and then Inshallah will published the results on our website.


    Category: Food Products
    11-16-12 10:10:40
  • is gelatin halal in gum - ahmad
  • AOA

    Only fis gelatin is Halal, if it does not mentioned word Fish then it is Haram if it is from pork.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-16-12 08:42:10
  • is monster enrgy drink is halal for muslims - ahmad
  • AOA

    Monster Energy drink is not Halal:

    ALERT:

    TITLE: FDA: 5 reported deaths with Monster drink link

    FDA today reported 5 deaths with Monster Energy Drink link. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it's investigating reports of five deaths and a non-fatal heart attack linked to highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drinks.

    Monster Drink is not considered as Halal because it has no Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. MCG has contacted the manufacturer and they told MCG that ingredients they used are not Halal. MCG recommend Muslims to stay away from Monster Energy Drink.

    Posted on: 10-22-12 00:00 AM


    Category: General Question
    11-16-12 05:33:10
  • Assalaamu Alaykum, I live in Virginia. I wanted to know if the Costco Pizza here was Halal or not. I didn't find it on your website. Jazakumullah Khair! - Jabeen
  • AOA

    Costco buy products from regional area so all Deli, bakery and otyer products differe in Halal status in every region. So we can not publish on our website.I have no idea whether they are Halal or not.


    Category: Food Products
    11-16-12 05:07:26
  • i would like to know if lacyose is halaal - hafeezan
  • AOA

    Lactose is only Halal if it is Halal or Kosher certified. If a kosher symbol appears on a food product containing Lactose then it indicates it is Halal otyerwise not.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-16-12 03:35:12
  • As salam alaikum: Is Breakstones UNSALTED butter halal? If not, could you suggest a butter that IS halal? Thank you for your time - Iwantmycoffee
  • AOA

    Breakstone's unsalted butter is Halal only if no alcohol is used in flavor.It is reported on our website. Please write Butter under search, click Food Product by category, then click SHow Only Halal then search you will see the lsit of Halal butter.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-16-12 01:26:01
  • Is eséne whitening serum halal? - Nhia
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-15-12 20:05:47
  • Hello, Some people are saying that the Little Ceasers at 3535 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60076 (in Chicago) is halal. Is this correct? Jazakallah - Muslimah
  • AOA

    This is not correct.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-15-12 14:31:46
  • is aveeno halal to use on ur face or body? - fatima chowdhury
  • AOA

    Please check it on Non Food section.


    Category: General Question
    11-15-12 14:23:39
  • Almost all the products from Pakistan are halal.the products which are from outside should have halal sign on them.please chk the halal sign and use it.pakistan is amuslim country and under its law everything sold should be halal.jzk - aliya
  • AOA

    India and Pakistan use alcohol in the flavor so not all Pakistani products are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    11-15-12 11:49:40
  • I wanted to know the halal/haraam status of Antico's pizzas. Could you detail the allowed/non-allowed flavors in it along with: which type of crust can be consumed? Jazakallah - UA
  • AOA

    I have no information and it is not a national chain.


    Category: Food Products
    11-15-12 11:04:50
  • lays chips in pakistan are halal or haram - imran khan
  • AOA

    I have no information about Lays products in Pakistan.


    Category: General Question
    11-15-12 09:21:19
  • ELIZBETH ARDEN COSMETICS ARE HALAL OR NOT - shaniaabid
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-15-12 08:17:13
  • CENTURY 21ST MEGA MULTI FOR WOMEN THESE VITAMIN ARE HALAL OR NOT - shaniaabid
  • AOA

    Vitamins are Halal only if it has a kosher symbol on the package and no flavor. I have no information on Century 21 vitamins. There is list of Halal vitamins on our home page which are available in Vitamin Shoppe storoes throughout USA. It is not difficult to find the store in your town.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-15-12 07:46:57
  • Asalam aleikoum. If i have to choose between a medicine alternative that contain alcohol as a solvent in a very small amount, or antoher where they use alcohol put evaporates or the third alternative that contain halal ingredients but also contain "polysorbate 80" which research shows can be dangerous, for example cause infertility , deformation etc. Do i have to choose the third alternative (that have the dangerous substance) or can i choose one of the other? Is it halal in this case? I have iron deficiency anemia so its very important to take one of these medicines as soon as possible. Barakallahu feek wa salaam aleikum Please - AN
  • AOA

    Polysorbate 80 is an emulsifier used heavy in food product, it is Halal only if it is made from vegetable fat or a kosher symbol on the package containing poltsorbate 80 that indicates it is made from vegetable fat. I am consuming Halal foods containing polysorbate 80 or 60 long time. I do not pay attension those articiles which scare people. If Polysorbate 80 in the medcine is from vegetable fat then you can consume or if it is from non zabiha beef fat you can consume because Ulema says if there is no Halal alternate and you have to use medicne to get cure then you can use. Please consult with a Islamic scholar.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-15-12 04:39:00
  • thums up is cooldrink - THUMS UP
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-15-12 03:56:33
  • Is Graduated li'l crunchies veggie dip halal? if not please let me know which ingridient in it is not halal. And is garden goodness fat free ranch dressing halal as it has distilled vinegar . - Hameera
  • AOA

    There is only one Halal dip in supermarket:

     

    Seach results for the term: dip

    Total results generated: 1

    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal DIP CREATIONS® Freshly Made Guacamole Dry Dip Mix Dip Mix TOSTITOS® According to Frito Lay no alcohol is used in flavor. 04-28-12

     Dip has to have  a kosher symbol on the package and no alcohol in the flavor.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 19:39:00
  • ASAK - Some over the counter medicine and some prescription capsules has gelatin as one of the ingredients - some time it is hard to find a substitute - Can these Capsules be taken for Medical purpose - If these medicine are not taken - it will create serious health problems like heart disease etc . I was told that the gelatin found in the capsules are processed so they are not real gelatin per one of the Imams, Example of the Medicine is 1) fish oil capsules 2) Antibiotic capsules 3) Prevacid - So for Medical purpose can we take these Capsules with gelatin ? Jazak Allah Khairan - mufys
  • AOA

    When doctor prescriped me the medicine with capsule, I always thoughout the capsule and take the bitter medicine. The Imam is providing wron information. The only fish gelatin is Halal in in USA/Canada. There are fish oil capsule available at www.koshervitamins.com such as:

     

    Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA  100 MaxiGels

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-14-12 19:18:28
  • are the frosted choclate pop tarts halal? if not then which ones are halal - romesa khan
  • AOA

    All Pop Tarts are not Halal even without gelatin because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 19:09:28
  • Is Worcestershire Sauce Halal? - shahla
  • AOA

    Only if Kosher certified do not contains ingredients with alcohol or alcohol in flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-14-12 15:05:21
  • is fairdous meat company halal is creasent meat halal Jazzaqallahu khire - fatima chowdhury
  • AOA

    I have no information about Fairdos company but Chicago based Crescent food supplies hand slaughtered chicken which are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    11-14-12 14:47:24
  • AOA, are kool-aid jammers juice pouches halal? Also is Gino's East frozen stuffed cheese pizza halal? Jazakalla - Hasan
  • AOA

    Kool Aid Jammers are not Halal becaus ethere is no kosher symbol on it. All frozen cheese pizza are not Halal except Amy's Kitchen.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 14:40:26
  • Salam, I would to know if Milka Whole Hazelnuts is Halal? Thank you. - JSophia
  • AOA

    If it is 100% whole hazelnut then it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 11:11:33
  • is Infinite Labs: Juggernaut HP supplement for body builders halal or haram? - nasir aziz
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol on the package and alcohol in flavor then they are not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 11:11:12
  • astor yogurt is halal? - noor
  • AOA

    Please check our website www.canadianhalalfoods.com becauise are Halal and some are not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 10:32:23
  • is gelatin in Nature's Bounty Omega 3 Fish oil soft gel halal? - syed abdul shukoor
  • AOA

    It is not Halal. Please buy Halal fish oil from www.koshervitamins.com such as:

     

    Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA  100 MaxiGels


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-14-12 10:27:40
  • Is the jewel brand store cheese halal?? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because there is no kosher symbol on the package except regular cream cheese.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 08:57:55
  • Kindly tell me is vaslin sheer infusion botanical blend and vitamin burst contain any ha ram ingrediant if pl indicate by telling its name jazakallah kair - shahla
  • AOA

    I have no information, please Halal vitamins list on our website's home page or buy Halal/kosher vitmains from www.koshervitamins.com


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-14-12 08:10:59
  • During a tv program Food unwrapped shown on Monday 10 September 2012 at 8.30pm on Channel 4 the scientist admitted the bacteria used to make the probiotic added to yogurts is originated from a healthy humans feces, does this mean the yogurt is haram? - Aqsa
  • AOA

    I have no information and Probiotic products are Halal only if it is kosher certified and no alcoholic fermentation was used.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-14-12 07:59:36
  • Are hard mass gainer halal to eat or use as supliment food? Please give me related information about halal and haram status..thanks.. - asrul alias
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 07:31:45
  • La Vache quirit, it is a Cheese made in egypt. is it halal or haram? need to know in details. thank you - Reezwanullah
  • AOA

    I have no information about food products made in Egypt.


    Category: Food Products
    11-14-12 00:02:46
  • r all zabina meat halal! - fatima chowdhury
  • AOA

    Only hand slaughtered zabiha is Halal not machine slaughtered. This is opinion of majority ulema and also 40 ulema from UK.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-13-12 17:36:27
  • assalamou alikum. u r rally doing a great thing for us muslims. but i want to know is chedder cheese halal or haraam. i think its haraam but people its halal. JAZAQALAHO KHIR MAY ALLAH BLESS U!!oh yes and is the cheese company silani halal or haraam? PLZ let me know. once again JAZZAKALLA!!!!! - fatima chowdhury
  • AOA

    Cheddar Cheese is Halal only if there is Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. Therer is no Halal cheddar cheese in Canada. There are only two cheese are halal from Silani brand in Toronto supermarkets:

     

    Seach results for the term: cheese

    Total results generated: 27

    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket
    halal 1% M. F. Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 1% M. F. Cottage Cheese Snack Cottage Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 1% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Blue Menu   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 1% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal 1%, 2% Milkfat Nordica Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Gray Lea   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal 1%, 2%, 4% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Gray Lea Nordic   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper)
    halal 2% M.F. Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 2% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Compliments   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper)
    halal Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Western   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Cream Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal Cream Cheese Regular Cream Cheese Tofutti   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Spread - Chipotle Cream Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Spread - Dill Cream Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Spread - Original Cream Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Feta Cheese Feta Cheese Trestelle   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Goat Feta Cheese Feta Cheese Silani   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Light Cream Cheese Cream Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal Light Cream Cheese product Cream Cheese Western   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Mozzarella Cheese Mozzarella Cheese Silani   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Nordica On the Go Plain Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Gray Lea   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Omega 3 Ricotta Cheese Ricotta Cheese Trestelle No carrageenan Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Original Cream Cheese Product Cream Cheese Western   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Regular Cream Cheese Cream Cheese Philadelphia   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Ricotta Whey Cheese Ricotta Cheese Blue Menu   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Soft Unripened Goat's Milk Cheese Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Soft Unripened Goat's Milk Cheese - 4-Peppercorn Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket


    Category: News & Alerts
    11-13-12 17:34:15
  • is the cheese company silani hallal - fatima
  • AOA

     

    Seach results for the term: cheese

    Total results generated: 27

    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket
    halal 1% M. F. Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 1% M. F. Cottage Cheese Snack Cottage Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 1% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Blue Menu   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 1% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal 1%, 2% Milkfat Nordica Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Gray Lea   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal 1%, 2%, 4% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Gray Lea Nordic   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper)
    halal 2% M.F. Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal 2% Milkfat Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Compliments   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper)
    halal Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Western   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Cream Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal Cream Cheese Regular Cream Cheese Tofutti   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Spread - Chipotle Cream Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Spread - Dill Cream Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Cream Cheese Spread - Original Cream Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Feta Cheese Feta Cheese Trestelle   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Goat Feta Cheese Feta Cheese Silani   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Light Cream Cheese Cream Cheese Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center
    halal Light Cream Cheese product Cream Cheese Western   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Mozzarella Cheese Mozzarella Cheese Silani   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Nordica On the Go Plain Cottage Cheese Cottage Cheese Gray Lea   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Omega 3 Ricotta Cheese Ricotta Cheese Trestelle No carrageenan Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Original Cream Cheese Product Cream Cheese Western   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Regular Cream Cheese Cream Cheese Philadelphia   Food Basic Supermarket
    halal Ricotta Whey Cheese Ricotta Cheese Blue Menu   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Soft Unripened Goat's Milk Cheese Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket
    halal Soft Unripened Goat's Milk Cheese - 4-Peppercorn Cheese President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-13-12 17:10:35
  • Is pringles BBQ halal it is artifically flavored and contains yeast extract - Shabana
  • AOA

    There are only two products are Halal from Pringle brand:

    halal Light Original Potato Chips Potato Chips Pringles   05-28-09
    halal Original Potato Chips Potato Chips Pringles   05-28-09


    Category: Food Products
    11-13-12 16:43:13
  • i have bought wrigley's excel white spearmint, since i got muslim status like halal and haram about the chiwing gum, i am wonder to now is the gum halal or not please give me the answer Thanks! - Malalai
  • AOA

    All non animal derived gums from Wrigley are made on the same line and Wrigley can not give gurantee of cross contamination according to their e-mail so MCG do not consider gums as halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-13-12 16:21:33
  • hi ! i want to know whether britannia cake is halaal or haraam? plz do reply in brief about brown and red mark on food product.... may ALLAH reward u for this..aameen - mohammed mazher uddin
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-13-12 16:17:59
  • Is the vanilla extract added in chocolate bars halal as most chocolates do contain it. Also is vanillin halal because that is found in chocolates too. Some shaykhs have said it is halal because of the tiny amount of alcohol in them that are used to extract the vanilla and because of the type. Please let me now the answer and reason. If we cant taste it and it cant make us drunk is it still haram. - Rukhsana
  • AOA

    Any chocolate which contains Vanilla Extract is not consider Halal on the other hand any chocloate which is made with Vanillin is consider Halal. Hershey used Vanillin in their many chocolate.

    Vanilla Rxtract is a Haram ingredient because it contains 35% alcohol minimum.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-13-12 14:29:48
  • is cheese halal - ilham
  • AOA

    Only if there is a Halal or kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Food Products
    11-13-12 13:05:47
  • Is blue bell chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream halal? - Areeba
  • AOA

    All Blue Bell Ice cream are not Halal because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-13-12 11:39:09
  • Is kinderjoy halaal - Zubair
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-13-12 10:22:01
  • Nespresso capsule- is this halal - M ADAM
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    11-13-12 09:40:52
  • Wanted to know whether maggi and knor brand's non veg soups are halal in india? - uzma
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    11-13-12 08:24:22
  • aoa i use fixodent or poligrip because i have false teeth can you tell me the best product to use because i keep my teeth in all day shaqurn - marsha soweto
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-13-12 07:22:35
  • dettol soap is halal or not - ayesha
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-12-12 23:31:58
  • the gelatin used in benylin caps or syrup is it that of pork - mashhood mirza
  • AOA

    It is possible that it is from pork. Only manufacturer knows the source.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-12-12 20:13:01
  • I was recently told that there are two type of hair dye -one that have such chemicals that it would make a protective layer around the hair and thus when we do ablution, MASAH wouldn't be properly done. Then there are other hair dye that don't make such protective layer and those don't affect our ablution. I used Majirel which is by Loreal Professional. Pl tell me which type is this one. - shazia Ansari
  • AOA

    I have no information about hair dye except the source of ingredients.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-12-12 18:33:13
  • Assalamu Alaikum. Can I ask if Palmolive bath soaps are halal? what particular shampoo brands are halal? how about body lotions? please help me. I am now very confuse on waht to use for my daily hygiene. THANK YOU SO MUCH. - rujia
  • AOA

    Answers for your questions are found under Non Food Section.


    Category: General Question
    11-12-12 17:49:43
  • Is Crest pro health all around protection okay to use, it is not on your list so I wasn't sure. - Ummer
  • AOA

    I have information on Crest regular toothpaste not on Pro Health.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-12-12 17:38:18
  • assalamu aleikum bro/sis.can i please ask you if is halal GALACTO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES (GOS) in babies food? I found it on Aptamil Banana Porridge.JazzakAllah. - Ruqia
  • AOA

    The Halal requirements for GALACTO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES are Lactose, enzyme which convert Lactose to GALACTO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES has to be from Halal source and also there should be no alcoholic fermentation. Even if a kosher symbol on package we have to find out whether alcoholic fermentation was used.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-12-12 15:11:03
  • maggi noodles haram or halal - aadil sheikh
  • AOA

    Please check Maggi question on question serach because I wrote several answers to it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-12-12 14:03:32
  • Is Burger King's fish burger Halal? - YUSRA IQBAL
  • AOA

    Only French Fries are Halal at Burger King.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-12-12 10:40:09
  • Is beetroot halal? - Khadeja khan
  • AOA

    It is Halal because it is part of a plant.


    Category: General Question
    11-12-12 10:23:44
  • Assamu'alaikum wbt. Is dilute alcohol in distilled vinegar halal? How do we know if the dilute alcohol turned into distilled vinegar through a natural process (which is the only reason it would be halal)? If the dilute alcohol turned into distilled vinegar through a man-made process, it would then be haram. So, is distilled vinegar or distilled white vinegar halal? - Puteri Nursyifa
  • AOA

    Distilled White Vinegar is made with dilute alcohol so that no measuarble amount of alcohol will remain in vinegar. Dilute alcohol is subjected to action of Azetobacter bacteria where the bacteria works on alcohol only not water of dilute alcohol. It convert alcohol (Haram) to Acetic Acid (Halal) and Water (Halal). Vinegar making is man made product and it is not Haram. Alcohol was not discover at the time of Prophet Sayyidina Mohammed Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallum according to histry. Alcohol was discovered by a Iranian Muslim during the last period of Imam Abu Hanifa.

    What proof you have that man made vinegar is Haram. Actually man utilize natural bacteria to make vinegar. Vinegar can not be made by itself naturally because it needs Azetobacter bacteria which supplied by man.

    Distilled white vinegar is a Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-12-12 08:52:23
  • is kfc or pepsi halaal - zainab
  • AOA

    KFC is not Halal but Pepsi is Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-12-12 06:46:16
  • congratulation for becoming Certified Food Scientist (CFS) - aliya
  • AOA

    Thank you very much.


    Category: General Question
    11-12-12 06:24:45
  • Is the tip top company that produces ice cream such as choc bar halal or not? - Saad Abdullah
  • AOA

    I have no information on Tip Top Company.


    Category: General Question
    11-12-12 02:29:53
  • Assalamualaikum, I would appreciate very much for your help in checking if the following products are halal or haram : 1. Arthur's Italian Cuisine Shredded Parmesan Cheese 2. Private Selection Crumbled Blue Cheese 3. Henry Weinhard's Black Cherry Cream Thank you for your kind help. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    None of them are Halal because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-12-12 02:25:16
  • Is little Ceasers pizza halal? - Muslimah
  • AOA

    The cheese of Little Caesar pizza is not Halal. 


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-11-12 22:06:04
  • Most evaporated milk have carragenan. Is carragegan halal or not. I checked with the company and they told me carragennan came from sea weed and it is use instead of gelatin and it is vegen http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carrageenan - Rashid Faiyaz
  • AOA

    But Wikipedia did not mentioned KLC or Ethanol or Ethyl alcohol or  Isopropyl Alcohol is used during the processing sea weeds to make carrageenan. The following Evaportad milk is not made with Carrageenan:

     

     

    Halal

    Fat Free Evaporated Milk

    Evaporated Milk

    Market Pantry

    No Carrageenan

    07-12-12

    Halal

    Evaporated Milk Fat Free

    Evaporated Milk

    Carnation

    No carrageenan

    07-07-12

    Halal

    Evaporated Milk Fat Free

    Evaporated Milk

    Pet

    No Carrageenan

    07-07-12

     


    Category: Food Products
    11-11-12 19:40:35
  • buffalo ranch dressing is halal - shahid
  • AOA

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-11-12 19:19:37
  • Muslim Consumer Group should really update the ingrediants about their products. I've been hearing that all Kraft products are now haram. Muslim Consumer Group has information about Kraft from 2011 and it is now almost 2013. - Saema
  • AOA

    You have to provide eveidence to say all Kraft products are Haram know. We provide you free service which does not cast a dime to you and I do not appreciate this kind of language. If you are not satisfied with MCG website then please find some other website which satified you. There are products on the shelf now which were devoploped 20 years ago.

    This is one person effort and I am not a computer to change the product from 2011 to 2013. There are many Muslimconsumers has helped MCG by writing e-mail to food companies about presence or absence of alcohol in flavor.

    What as a Muslim consumers have you provided any help to MCG.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-11-12 14:00:48
  • Salam to you, could you tell me " Whey powder " is it halal ? . Thanks - Humayoun Kabir
  • AOA

     

    Whey and its Halal Status

    Muslims think that whey is milk based ingredient, it has to be Halal but answer is no. There are two kinds of whey, one is sweet or rennet whey and 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 making 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 obtained from milk source not meat source and media on which these starter culture bacteria grown has to be made from Halal ingredients such milk). 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 indicates that it is manufactured under Halal or Kosher supervision. Acid Whey which is obtained from cottage has the same Halal requirements as cheddar or Mozzarella cheese except rennet is not used but starter cultures are added and they have to be from milk source not meat source. Starter culture requirement for acid whey is same cheddar or Mozzarella cheese.


     If tghere is a claim on the food package "Suitable for Vegetarian" containing whey as an ingredient then that whey is Halal in Europe.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-11-12 13:57:06
  • we live in Europe ,you give precise detail for us residence,is there any one scholar did such research for muslims in europe. - ASIM
  • AOA

    Islmaic scholars without the help of a Muslim food scientist can not provide the guidance what products are Halal and what are not because they are vnot educated in food science and lack food industry experience.


    Category: General Question
    11-11-12 11:51:01
  • I want to know if smoothie king halal - Ahmet
  • AOA

    All Smoothies are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    11-11-12 10:16:13
  • famous skin care suppliments name is : " IMEDEEN" so this medicen halal or not ??? - sadaf
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-11-12 08:09:34
  • what is yellow5 on mega sport beverage - ahmad
  • AOA

     

    Red 40 & Yellow 5 are chemical dyes, lakes and they are Halal if used as powder or granular forms but if they have to use as liquid then vegetable oil or glycerin is added as a solvent. Glycerin can be made from pork or beef or vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based glycerin is Halal.

    A kosher symbol such as U or K  on any food package containing red 40 or yellow 5 indicates that either Red 40 or Yellow 5 is used either as a dry powder or if it is used as in liquid form in the product then vegetable oil or vegetable fat based glycerin was used as a solvent.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-11-12 07:52:04
  • Bio-life calcium&magnesium plus halal or non halal? - rahman
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-11-12 07:37:35
  • Is quality street halal. Also what chocolates are halal for us to eat . - Anonymous
  • AOA

    I have no information on quality street and chocolate in UK


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-11-12 07:10:09
  • Is pantene product (Hair care) made in pakistan haram or halal? - nida
  • AOA

    I have no information in Pakistan but it is not Halal in USA.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-11-12 06:16:38
  • Is maltodextrin halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    Maltodextrin is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-11-12 05:28:48
  • Could u plz tell me that whether Taurine is hala or haram . And h abt energy drinks. Is redbull halal or haram . Please find the accurate answer with a proof. And plzz give a fitwah . - Mateen Ahamd
  • AOA

    Taurine is organic acid derived from amino acid cysteine and if the amino acid is from plant protein then it is Halal otherwise it is not Halal or a kosher symbol on the package containing Taurine will indicate it is from plant protein source


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-10-12 23:11:18
  • Is 100% cranberry juice halal?why is it listed as haram on some websites,its juts a juice made from fruits that is 100% that fruit,how can it be haram? - farman
  • AOA

    During juice processing hidden ingredients are used which will not appear under ingredients statement. Cranbury Juice with kosher is Halal it will protect Muslims from adding Haram hidden ingredients.


    Category: General Question
    11-10-12 22:42:26
  • What is the status of garlic & chives cream cheese product of Lemnos made in Australia? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    11-10-12 20:15:39
  • do pizza hut use alcohol in their pizza bread batter?? - Rabiya
  • AOA

    No.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-10-12 19:15:41