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Recent Questions:

  • Hi, Not sure which category this goes in. I am in desperate need to use a stool softer in this pregnancy of mine. Most of the med over the counter have gelatin in them. i have tried esapgol chilka and home remedies. Not really working. Not being able to go to the bathroom, i feel like my internal body is blocked and any food eaten is just giving me heart burn. Please reply back to my email address asap. Thank you. - ghazala yaqoob
  • AOA

    If you use prune, it will help and also you can use Milk of Megnesia which is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-14-12 10:26:35
  • Is Bis-Digylceryl Polyacyladipade halal? - Jhoomi
  • AOA

    This is used in cosmetic and please contact the manufacturer because could not find it any place.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    08-14-12 10:24:57
  • KFC chicken is Halal or Haram in India - Hamid khan
  • AOA

    I have no idea whether it is Halal or not.


    Category: Food Products
    08-14-12 09:07:30
  • Are all vanilla imitations halal? - Rohama
  • AOA

    If they use vanillin and propylene glycol then they are Halal. If they use alcohol then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-14-12 09:00:48
  • I apologise for taking a lot of your time. This will be my last question about juices, if there is a juice that doesn't say 100% and it is not concentrate but contains sweetener, preservative, vitamin c, citric acid this will also be halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    There is no such juice in USA without fruit juice concentrate or 100% juice.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-14-12 08:46:55
  • Asalaam aleykoum, There is an organic sprouted bread that is only made out of organic sprouted grains, for examples rye, wheat, spelt etc. The grains are sprouted and then baked. Nothing else is added. The result is a very sweet bread. Now am wondering if any alcohol may be produced in the process, for example from the natural sugar in the grains? I asked the company and this was nothing that they are aware of. So is this bread halal to consume? - An An
  • AOA

    I need complete ingredients statement before I will say it is Halal or not. Only Barley is used for sprouting. Sprouting is nothing but germination of seed and there is no alcohol produce during sprouting for barley.


    Category: Food Products
    08-14-12 08:42:32
  • Please inform as to if Hostess snack cakes are halal.: especially Twinkies, which are sold under the name Ho Ho in Egypt. - Ikhlas D/
  • AOA

    I have no information on Twinkies in Egypt but they are not Halal in USA and Canada.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-14-12 05:15:41
  • Salaams. I was wondering whether Bobbi Brown make-up, specially the lip balms (SPF 15) and eye gels are halal. Specifically whether material from pork/pig/boar is used to manufacture them. Have not found any proper information online yet for Bobbi Brown products and often use them so would really appreciate a response. JazakAllah khair - Kausar
  • AOA

    You can also contact them by asking whether any animal derived ingredients are used specillay pork and also whether they are made with Carmine red color which is a Haram ingredient.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    08-14-12 04:39:22
  • Asalaamu Alaikum, I have seen Sparkling Fruit Juices that says "non-alcoholic" and 100% fruit juice on the label. It does not list any alcohol in the ingredients. Is this halal for muslims to drink? Also what about using vegetable bouillon to cook, is that halal? Jazak Allah - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Although they contain fruit juices and sparkling water but they also add natural flavor. Apple juice without kosher symbol is not Halal. So provide me full ingredients of both.

     


    Category: Food Products
    08-14-12 04:14:04
  • is amul cheese halal containing E 331,E 452,E 200, E234 - hadiya saqib
  • AOA

    If it has green dot then it is Halal in India otherwise not.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-14-12 00:25:55
  • assalam alaikum, sir my question is AVEENO daily moisturizing lotion (fragrance free) is this halal? I read on this website that aveeno is halal only if there is no alcohol in fragrance so please tell me is this halal? - afroz
  • AOA

    If it does not made with animal derived ingredients then it is Halal. Please call company 800 to verify.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    08-13-12 23:41:13
  • just i want know.palafer iron medcation.has gelaten. - muniba
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because itcontains gelatin. Please buy Solgar's Chelated Iron from Vitamin Shoppe which is Halal:

    Solgar's Halal Vitamins at Vitamin Shoppe stores

     

     The following Amino Acids, Mineral and Vitamins from Solgar brand are Halal at Vitamin Shoppe stores in USA and Canada. There are many vitamins products from solgar with or without kosher symbol Kuf K available at Vitamin Shoppe stores but they do not meet the Halal requirements so they are not Halal. Only following vitamins/minerals products from Solgar brand are Halal with kosher symbol Kuf K which meet the Halal requirements:

    Formula V VM 2000 Multinutrient(Multivitamins & Minerals)

    Vitamins Only

    Multivitamins  & Chelated Minerals Multi 11 Vegetable Capsules

    Formula V VM 75 Multivitamins with chelated mineral Veg Cap

    Vitamin B Folic acid 800 mg

    Non Flush Niacin 5000 mg

    Pentothenic Acid 550 mg

    B-Complex 100

    Vitamin B6 25 mg

    Vitamin B 12 500 mg

    Vitamin B 6 250 mg

    Vitamin B1 500 mg

    Vitamin B2 100 mg

    Biotin 1000 mg

    Choline/Inosit 500 mg

    Inositol 500 mg

    Folic Acid 400 MCG

    Calcium Citrate with Vitamin D3

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate with Vitamin D

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Boron

    Chelated Calcium Magnesium 1 : 1

    Calcium Magnesium

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Zinc

    Vitamin K 100 MCG

    Chelated Iron

    Gentle Iron 25 mg

    Chelated Zinc

    Zinc Citrate 30 mg

    Zinc 50 mg

    Chelated Magnesium Calcium 2 : 1

    Magnesium with Vitamin B6

    Chelated Manganese

    Magnesium Citrate

    L-Lysine 500 mg

    L-Methionine 500 mg

    Taurine 500 mg

    NAC (Antioxidant) 600 mg

    Vitamin C Crystals

    Liquid Vitamin E

    Dry E 400 IU

    Vitamin E 400 IU(International Unit)

    Beta Carotene 10, 000 IU

    Vitamin A 5000 IU

    Natural Vitamin D 3 1000 IU

     


    Category: Ingredients
    08-13-12 18:54:30
  • Let me know how I buy fish oil ( vitamine ) in chicago - Zaherddin Eroud
  • AOA

    You can go to Kosher Pharmacy om Devon ave west of California or at www.koshervitamins.com


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-13-12 18:50:01
  • Is organic tomato ketchup by ( USDA organic ) and kurkure masala munch halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Heinz's Organic Ketchup is Halal and I do not know the other.


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 18:02:21
  • do u know any halal butter scotch used for baking? - aliya
  • AOA

    I do not know.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-13-12 15:57:17
  • is sunnyd drinks)http://ww2.sunnyd.com/products/original_tangy.shtml) halal in usa, and how about nido, dano,and also horliks are those(nido, dano,and also horliks) halal in usa? - anisur rahman
  • AOA

    Sunny D company has send us this e-mail indicating there is no alcohol used in flavor in USA. Nido is not Halal. Indian made Horlic is Halal.

     


    Category: General Question
    08-13-12 15:55:18
  • is garnier fructis shampoo halal to use, is irish body was halal to use only body wash and also is canada dry drinks halal? - anisur rahman
  • AOA

    Please check Non Food Section.


    Category: General Question
    08-13-12 15:43:35
  • is spirit vinegar haram - yasser
  • AOA

    Spirit Vinegar is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 14:31:49
  • i would like to know about hidden valley ranch dressing (original one) wht its not halal what/which ingredients are not halal and sources? please. thank you waqar - waqar yazdani
  • AOA

     

    Total results generated: 1

    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    haram All Salad Dressing Salad Dressing Hidden Valley Ranch No certification symbol 04-23-12


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 14:17:46
  • Oramin E multi vitamins contain gelatine. So Oramin E tablets halal or haram.if oramin E is haram Please specify us some Other Multi vitamins which are halal.Thank You. - Oramin E Multi vitamins
  • AOA

    Gelatin containing vitamins are not Halal.

    If you looking for Halal vitamins you can buy at Vitamin Shoppe store under nbrand name of Solgar. Solgar vitamibns are Halal only if it has kosher on it. Please write Solgar under search then click News you will get alist of 25 Halal vitamins. You can also buy Kosher/Halal vitamins at www.koshervitamins.com
     


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 12:21:10
  • are maggi noodles chicken flavour & Knorr chicken soup halal? I live in Kolkata, India. - Md Zaman
  • AOA

    They are not Halal, use those maggi noodle which has green dot for vegetarian.


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 11:47:23
  • the ovaltien i have bought is manufactured in Thailand it has folic acid in it but also says halal can i consume it or not Allah hafiz - shehreyar ali
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 10:50:00
  • AOA, I want to know any halal soap in Pakistan? - ather naseer
  • AOA

    I have no information about Halal soap in Pakistan.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    08-13-12 10:21:19
  • Does the KFC restaurant chain in Dubai serve Halal meals - N,Husain
  • AOA

    No, because they supplied machine slaughtered chicken wnich 40 Ulema in England say not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-13-12 06:29:28
  • AOA i am from india. I want to know whether Ashwagandha churn by Baidanath company is halal. Ingredients :WITHANIA SOMNIFERA, ARGYERIEA SPECIOSA . Is alcohol used in churn or not . Tell me can i use it - Shabir
  • AOA

    Sorry, I am not familiar those ingredients because they do not use in USA.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-13-12 03:58:12
  • I have childern's chewables mutiple vitamins from life brand and I am wondering if it is halal or not? These are the Non-Medicinal Ingredients(decending): Sugar, magnesium sterate, citric acid, malic acid, icing sugar, povidone, naturaland artificial flavours (grape, orange, cherry, tangerine, strawberry, rasberry-bubblegum), FD&C Red no.3 Lake, FD&C blue no.2 aluminum Lake, FD&C yellow no.6 aluminum Lake. - bb
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they are not kosher certified. The Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor chicldren chewing multiple vitamins can be obtained from www.koshervitamins.com


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 02:05:44
  • Assalamu alaikum, is smoking cigarette is haram? if pls give some ref. Thanks - Mohammed Saleh
  • AOA

    No, it is not Haram.


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 02:00:46
  • Is fanta, 7up, miranda, pepsi, coca cola now halal? - ayla
  • AOA

    Please search them on our website.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    08-13-12 01:31:12
  • Slm MCG, pls help to check weda d coke product in Nigeria is halal, and can i woke wit d company as a muslim? Pls help me out. - Yakubu Yusuf Muhammad
  • AOA

    I have no information about Coke in Nigeria.


    Category: General Question
    08-13-12 01:26:47
  • aslam O alaikum please i want to know that if on perfume only was written alcoholdenat and sd alcohol then how is it in islam please reply me soon - hikmat khan
  • AOA

    You can use if there is no perfume or any ingredient which provide smell.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    08-13-12 00:42:17
  • is Deep Tandoori Nan halal - Yasmin Rahman
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Food Products
    08-13-12 00:15:51
  • Is Ahmad Tea (Fruit Flavour Black Tea) Halal? - Hafiza abdullah
  • AOA

    If no alcohol is used in fruit flavor then it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 22:39:12
  • Assalamoalaikum Can you please tell me if the Sara Lee Golden Baked Classic New York Style Cheesecake is halal or not? I searched it in your products section and it came up in 2 different boxes. One was marked as halal and other was marked as mushbooh. I am not sure if we can eat it. Please guide. JazakAllah khair - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    We are still waiting for answer from Sara Lee Dessert about use of ethyl alcohol in Carrageenan. I think both are mushbooh. I will correct it.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 21:44:36
  • Is yellow # 5 pork in m& m' s - sade
  • AOA

    No.

     

    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: Food Products
    08-12-12 21:11:12
  • salam,it that pastamania restaurant is HALAL or what?thanks... - abdul rahman bin amat
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: News & Alerts
    08-12-12 19:39:39
  • Is compliments cream cheese halal? - Nisa
  • AOA

    Yes, if it has COOR kosher symbol and no flavor.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-12 17:01:52
  • how are the cheese balls halal they have enzymes (cheddar cheese) - Mohammad Shad
  • AOA

    Any cheese which kosher certified is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 17:00:45
  • Is compliments mozarrella cheese halal? - Nisa
  • AOA

    No, because it does not kosher symbol. Please visit our siste website for Canadain Muslims www.canadianhalalfoods.com


    Category: General Question
    08-12-12 16:59:08
  • AOA, I\'ve been using AXE deodorants for a long time. Today by chance I read its ingredients and I saw \"SD Alcohol 40-B(Alcohol Denat.)\" I got very worried and concerned about all those salat that I performed in the past wearing this deodorant. Please clear if this invalidates one\'s salat or not. Jazak Allah - Osama Siddiqui
  • AOA

    Specillay Denatured alcohols are Halal because ethyl alcohol is denatured.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-12-12 15:01:37
  • i was eating ice breakers cube gums until i noticed it said gelatin and was worried - Ahmed
  • AOA

    None of Icebreaker gums and candies are Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    08-12-12 12:34:19
  • I do not have a juice to tell you the ingredients of. I would just like to know if juices that are not 100% can be halal.Even if they contain citric acid or sweetner or preservative, and if juices that ain't 100% have been pastuerised, they will be halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    Please exclude the discussion about pasterization. This is last time I am your questions.

    1. All 100% Juice except apple juicewith or without citric acid or vitamin c are Halal.

    2. All 100% Juices with flavor are not halal because alcohol is used in flavor.

    3. All Juices made with juice conentrate, sweetener, preservative, Citric acid vitamin c are Halal if it conatins apple juice then these juices must have a kosher symbol on the package.

    4. All apple juices without kosher symbol are not Halal because pork or beef gelatin is used during apple juice processing.

    5. All juices made with juice concentrate minus apple juice concentrate,  sweeteners, preservative, citric acid and vitamin c only as ingredients then it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-12-12 11:41:01
  • Which chewing gums are halal ? Can you please give me a list of chewing gums that are halal i will appreciated that a lot thank you - Basir
  • AOA

    Most of chewing gums are made on the same line where pork containing ingredients are used so most of them are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-12 09:44:10
  • Is hienz ketchup confining sprit vinegar is halal Please short answer hala or haram because I confuse Thanks kear Gazak Allah - Yasser
  • AOA

    Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 05:51:49
  • Are swiss chocolates halal? Is soya lecithin halal or haram? - Rahila
  • AOA

    Non of Swiss Chocolate are Halal because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 03:23:08
  • Aoa, I wanted to ask if the American Garden Roasted Garlic Bread Crumbs are halal? Also I'm based in Pakistan so I bought them off a local store. It says on the tin 'Product of USA'. Regards - sarah
  • AOA

    Ther is no Halal garlic bread or crumb in USA and Canada from any brand.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 02:52:44
  • yoplait strawberry flavor is halal? - AfV
  • AOA

    All Yoplait yogurts are not Halal because most of them made with kosher gelatin which is made from pork or non zabiha beef. Even Yoplait yogurts without kosher gelatin are made on same line where kosher gelatin carrying yogurts are made so there is a cross contamination.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 01:37:08
  • pepperidge farm Gold Fish are halal? - AfV
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they are made with non Halal cheese and do not carry kosher symbol.


    Category: Food Products
    08-12-12 01:32:49
  • is torula yeast in chips halal? for example Wise BBQ potato chips - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Torula yeast is a mushbooh because if it is made on alcohol then it is Haram but if it made on sugar cane then it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-11-12 22:22:33
  • equate ibuprofen tablets 200 mg is halal - tariq
  • AOA

    Please go to our home page to see their status.


    Category: General Question
    08-11-12 20:22:13
  • Is Breyers ice cream halal? - Farha Begum
  • AOA

    Please write "Ice Cream" under search then click Food Products by Category then click Show only Halal then search you will see which Breyers ice cream are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-11-12 19:09:12
  • Safeway bread has mono and diglycerides in it but i'm not sure if its source is plant or not.. Please tell me a confirmed answer. If you can tell me if mcdonald's and subway's bun is halal or not it will be highly appreciated thanks - Zahra Ali
  • AOA

    It depend upon region for Safeway bread because they use different bakeries in different region. So please call Safeway asked whether any animal derived ingredients are used and also ask if it is made whey whether whey is kosher certified or not.

    For McDonald and Subway buns please see their status on Chain Restauarnts subsection.


    Category: Food Products
    08-11-12 16:12:35
  • plz guide me with what brands are halal in chicken nuggets in canada - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    See if Madinah make it because they use hand slaughtered chicken. Al-Safa and others used machine slaughtered chicken. Ther are 40 ulema in UK said that machine slaughtered chicken are not Halal.You can also buy Halal chicken nuggets from a Muslim restaurant who used only hand slaughtered zabiha chicken.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-11-12 15:43:23
  • I found out that the halal KFC in Lombard uses machine slaughtered chicken. However, the recording (Allah U Akbar) is playing while the chicken is being slaughtered. Do you know if this KFC is halal or if we can eat chicken slaughtered this way? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    MCg's ulema and 40 ulema from UK do not consider machine slaughtered chicken as zabiha Halal.

    From website's Alert section:

     

    TITLE: UK: Muslim scholars reject machine slaughtered meat as Halal

    Courtesy of www.halalfocus.com Date June 27, 2012

    Filed in Europe, Halal Integrity, Meat & Poultry, Retail, UK on 27/06/2012 with no comments

    By Naumaan Farooq, Asian Express

    After scholars unanimously rejected machine slaughtered meat as being halal, calls have been made for a top fast food outlet to stop mislabelling its chicken ‘halal.’

    Around 40 of the country’s leading Islamic Scholars have called on fast food giant KFC to stop selling their meat as halal which they say is slaughtered using machines.

    At a conference at the Hijaz Centre, Nuneaton some of the countries most respected Imams passed a vote saying machine slaughtered chickens were not halal because the prescribed holy words needed to be said on each individual bird.

    July last year, KFC had 92 ‘halal’ outlets in the UK and many Muslims now feel their food is not killed in accordance with the proper Islamic method. The issue is whether meat can be halal if it has been slaughtered using mechanical methods which scholars said was not allowed.

    Traditionally, halal meat is killed by hand and must be blessed by the person doing the job. But some Muslims say a mechanised form is also now acceptable.

    Speaking at the conference one of the scholars said: “Machine slaughter of animals is totally not allowed in Islam. The prescribed holy words should be said on every animal and not just one.

    “Here we have a scenario when one person just flicks a switch and hundreds of chickens die, that’s not Islamic.”

    Halal is the description of food and drink Muslims are allowed to consume under Islamic dietary laws defined in the Quran and in the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

    Classifying of halal food can only be carried out by a Muslim expert in the laws.

    The meat is traditionally prepared by slaughtering the animal with a quick cut to the throat with a sharp knife to allow all blood to drain out, the idea being that the meat is cleaner. The slaughterman is required to say the traditional proclamation of faith in one god as the animal is killed.

    At present two separate organisations regulate the halal food industry in the UK. The Halal Food Authority (HFA) says using machines is OK, as long as the meat is still blessed. It argues that advances in technology mean methods have to change and though a machine does the killing, the meat is still blessed by a Muslim slaughterman.

    But the Halal Monitoring Committee (HMC) says animals should be slaughtered by hand and using a machine is not halal and not permissible. It argues mechanisation contradicts a fundamental principle of halal – that the person who slaughters the animal is the same person who recites the words over it.

    KFC says it is following the guidance offered by what it considers a reputable adviser.

    At a meeting with the fast food outlet’s representatives two years ago it was confirmed to the Lancashire Council for Mosques that KFC’s chickens were stunned and mechanically slaughtered

    The sub group expressed concerns about the mechanical slaughtering of animals and told KFC that the Muslim Council of Britain supported their position.

    The meeting concluded that KFC’s Halal Supply Chain did not fulfil the LCM Halal criteria and therefore cannot be termed as halal.

    Naved Syed, Member of Eblex Halal Steering Group and responsible for organising the conference in Nuneaton said: “We need to resolve this matter as quickly as possible.

    “The problem with machine slaughter is you cannot perform Tasmiah (Holy prayer) on each animal when you machine killing 20,000 chickens an hour.

    “All of these issues need to be addressed especially on the subject of machine slaughter by the religious authorities.

    “With over 40 Muftis and Imams having made the decision it will enable us to lay the foundation for halal here in the UK.

    “With Ramadan just around the corner this problem needs to be resolved as quickly as possible.”

    Speaking in a recent interview Yunus Dudhwala, chairman of HMC, said: “Halal is a very sacred part of a Muslim’s diet and many Muslims do not even know what they are eating when it’s certified as halal in this way.”

    Make sure you follow this story on www.asianexpress.co.uk <http://www.asianexpress.co.uk/>

    Naumaan Farooq
    Senior Reporter, Asian Express Newspapers

    www.asianexpress.co.uk <http://www.asianexpress.co.uk/>

    Posted on: 07-11-12 00:00 AM


    Category: Food Products
    08-11-12 15:40:17
  • Assalam o Alikum, I'm in Saudi Arabia and I have bought Vitabotics Feroglobin Capsules made by Thompson and Capper Ltd In ingredients it states Capsule Shell (Pharmaceutical Grade Gelatin) Can you please advise if this gelatin is halal for consumption by Muslims. May ALLAH help you and grant ultimate success in guiding and helping muslims - Rehan Goreja
  • AOA

    I think that gelatin is from cow not from pork because Saudi Arabia do not allow pork in the country. It will be probably from non zabiah cow. MCG donot consider non zbaiha beef as zabiha.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 15:31:42
  • How the halal jelly is manufactured. Hoof is used or not. - Tariq Mufti
  • AOA

    The ingredients of Halal fruit jelly is the fruit, high froctuse corn syrup, pectin without any flavor. It is manufactured by boiling all the ingredients i mentioned. Why animal Hoof used in a jelly. What is the purpose and who told you. Almost all Jelly has a kosher symbol on it except grape jelly.


    Category: Food Products
    08-11-12 15:03:31
  • I am just asking you generally, so can you tell me what a juice that isn't 100% must contain/not contain to be halal? I say this because I feel that as long as they don't contain flavour it is halal? is that correct? - Auwais
  • AOA

    Please send me complet list of ingredients of juice, its name and its brand name. Then I can tell whether it is Halal or not.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 14:49:42
  • Aoa is honey a halal ingredient all over the world? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Honey is Halal all over the world.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 14:25:50
  • Slm MCG, if i may get u right d result u posted is d European type of coke,so what abt d type in my country Nigeria? - Yakubu Yusuf Muhammad
  • AOA

    I do not know.


    Category: General Question
    08-11-12 13:07:06
  • is there any pork in gerber good start soy - Iisha Yahya
  • AOA

    If there is kosher symbol on the container then there is no pork.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 12:43:10
  • All 100% juices are halal? but if there is a juice that doesnt say 100% will it also be halal? e.g. if it contains preservatives or sweetners as long as there is no flavor used? - Auwais
  • AOA

    You have to provide me the complet list of ingredients then I will tell you whetehr it is Halal or not.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 11:59:11
  • Salam aleikum. Could you please check if twix in europe is also halal? Here are the ingridients: Sugar, glucose syrup, wheat flour (17%), vegetable fat, cocoa butter, lean (or fat) milkpowder, cocoa mass, lactose, buter fat, whey, fat cocoa, salt, emulgator ( soya lecithine), leavening (E500), natural vanilla extract. Can contain hazelnt and almond. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because of Vanilla Extract which contains 35% alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-11-12 11:25:52
  • what is the nisab of zakat in USA if we have cash? - afzal H Siddiqui
  • AOA

    Nisab for cash is 97.5% and Zakat due 2.5%.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-11-12 11:15:28
  • Salam aleikum. I red on your websitr that snickers and twix are halal in usa. I would like to attach for you ingridients of snickers and twix in europe to check if they are halal here as well. Snickers: milkchocolade (35%) eith light padding (14%), caramel (27%) and roasted pinats (24%), sugar, glucose syrup, lean milkpowder, cocoa butter, sunflower oil, cocoa mass, lactose, butter fat, vegetable fat, whey, salt, emulgator (soya lecithine), egg white powder, natural vanilla extract, hydrolyzed milk protein. I think its done in belgium but i am not sure - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    They are not Halal in Europe because use of Haram ingredient Vanilla Extract which contains 35% alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-11-12 11:07:14
  • Is lavazza coffee halal? Somewhere i red that its halal suitable.. What isnhe reason for not calling it halal? It says 100% premium arabica and has no ingridients list so i guess its a pure coffee (the one from torino that italians boil on the gas, not the one you mix with hot water, you have to boil it).. The brand says intense and velvety.. Is it halal? Also is nescafe gold or classic halal in europe? What are the ingridients we have to watch out (haram) in coffee? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    100% coffee is a Halal product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-11-12 10:31:07
  • Is GNC COQ10 200mg softgel halal or haraam? If the medicine is being used for treating an illness shouldnt it be allowed to eat? - Ann
  • AOA

    GNC do not carry Halal product since it is softgel it may contain pork gelatin. GNC is not Pharmacy to treat an illness. If you looking for Halal vitamins you can buy at Vitamin Shoppe store under nbrand name of Solgar. Solgar vitamibns are Halal only if it has kosher on it. Please write Solgar under search then click News you will get alist of 25 Halal vitamins. You can also buy Kosher/Halal vitamins at www.koshervitamins.com


    Category: halal Certification Process
    08-11-12 08:49:31
  • please let me know which icecream and kids candi like m&m, Hershey and etc is halal in usa? is there any book available which have everything inside? - qamar munir
  • AOA

    Please write "Ice Cream", "Candies", Chocolate Bar" under search click Food Product by Category, then show only Halal and then search it. This search engine on our home page at top. There Halal food picture on the home page at right top click to use your credit car to purchase the Halal food book.


    Category: Food Products
    08-11-12 06:17:10
  • Assalamoalaikum Niacinamide,Taurine,Pyridoxine,Inositol,Pantothenol,Pantothenate and Maltodextrin contains in Energy drinks Halal? - MOHAMMED
  • AOA

    If this energy drink do not have a kosher symbol and there is alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-11-12 06:10:09
  • Salam aleikum. 1) Is pepsi halal also in Europe or can be different than in USA? Should i send you ingridients? 2) you said baker's salt is halal of its sodium bicarbonate... But on the bread it says only - baker's salt,how can i know if its sodium bicarbonate or something else? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Alcohol is reported in France for Pepsi and Coke. You have to contact the bakery and ask whether it is 100% Sodium Carbonate or it is table salt. In our bread it just mentioned salt in bread.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-11-12 03:36:52
  • Is the gelatin contained in Nature's Bounty vitamins from a halal source (i.e. vegan, vegetarian) - Hafsa Saadia
  • AOA

    Gelatin will not be part of vegetarian because it is obtained from animal. Nature Bounty Vitamins are not Halal because they are not kosher certified. Please write "Solgar" in search then click News you will get list og Halal vitamins from Solgar brand at Vitamin Shoppe store in your town. You can also get Halal vitamins from www.koshervitamins.com


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 01:08:09
  • Is haliborange multivitamin liquid halal? - Kadiza khatun
  • AOA

    Haliborange Vitamins are not Halal if there is no kosher symbol on it.  If you looking for Halal vitamins you can buy at Vitamin Shoppe store under brand name of Solgar. Solgar vitamibns are Halal only if it has kosher on it. Please write Solgar under search then click News you will get alist of 25 Halal vitamins. You can also buy Kosher/Halal vitamins at www.koshervitamins.com
     


    Category: Food Products
    08-11-12 01:03:12
  • i want to know how can you make pickle slices for hamburgers at home.this pickle is not achaar. - aliya
  • AOA

    It is long process, you have to boil the cucumeber for long time add salt and acid. Halal pickle is also availble in supermarket


    Category: Food Products
    08-10-12 23:52:15
  • Aoa Actually i wamted to know if i see only yeast written in ingredien statement,then is this yeast halal....or it may b haram?means we donot know which yeadt is ths with l cystin or not...like yeast is written on breads can we consume tjose breads eithout knowing exavtly abt yeast.. Or this yeadt term is used for any standard ingredient pure yeast ? - Sana
  • AOA

    Please provide me the complete list of yeast. Yeast written under bread ingredient is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-10-12 21:04:09
  • ASLAM O ALEYKUM.. PLZ TELL ME ALL (E-NUMBERS)ARE OBTAIN FRON PLANT OR VEGETABLE ARE HALAL.JAZAKALLAH - MUHAMMAD ZUBAIR
  • AOA

    Yes, they are Halal and also chemical E-numbers are also Halal such as Sodium bicarobonate E 500.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-10-12 17:59:08
  • If juices that ain't 100%, have been pasteurized or contain preservative or sweetener, will these be halal? Also, is sunseed oil halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    If it is made with juice concentrater or 100 juice, seetener, prservative then Halal but should not contain flavors.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-10-12 11:58:10
  • What Miller Mozzarella cheese is hala, shredded or the block? - Humaria
  • AOA

    Both are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-10-12 09:36:52
  • ethylhexyl stearate is found in many cosmetics. Is it halal? does it derive from ethanol? - ayesha
  • AOA

    If the source is vegetable fat then it is Halal but if the source is pork fat then it is Haram only manufacturer knows the source.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    08-10-12 09:04:07
  • Salam aleikum. I red on your website and hope i got it right that fanta is halal. Is it only for usa? If i live in europe should i send you the list of ingridients of fanta in europe? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Since the discovery of alcohol in coke, fat may or may not contain we willassign mushbooh status. It has to be analyzed for alcohol content.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-10-12 08:36:57
  • Is mauripan dry yeast halal? Can you please confirm it. - Husna
  • AOA

    Any dry yeast from any brand is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-10-12 06:45:47
  • Salam aleikum. Is baker salt halal also in europe or only in usa? I never saw kosher here in europe... - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it Sodium Bicarbonate then it is Halal. Kosher salt is only available in USA and Canada not in Europe.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-10-12 04:26:20
  • Salam aleikum. My question from 08-09-2012 about butter Alpro soya... I mentioned that this butter has label "100% Vegetarian" and i wrote you all the ingridients. Your answer was - if it has not label suitable for vegetarians that its not Halal... Now i am confused... Is this sign on the butter "100% Vegetatian" not the rigt label? Please answer again.. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Even if it says Suitable for vegetarian but contains flavoring then it is not Halal. Next time please provide complet list of ingredients from package for any European food products because food products are differernt in USA and Europe.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-10-12 04:23:38
  • AOA i am from india is ashwagandha halal or haram . Ashwagandha powder isolated from plant parts non flavoured is halal or not - shabir
  • AOA

    Please provide complet list of Ingredients if it is there. The unflavored is Halal only if it has green dot otherwise not or it says suitbale for vegetarian. I have information this Indian food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-10-12 03:36:29
  • Aoa I want to know the yeast being used in breads is halal or not.,as i saw a yeast packet with l cystein ....iam wondering that bread contain yeast is that only pure yeast or mixture of things! - Sana
  • AOA

    Only 100% yeast is Halal. But it looks like they are adding L-Cystein for dough conditioning. L-Cysteine is Haram if it is made from human hair. L-cysteine is not Halal if it is made from chicken feather. L-Cysteine is Halal if it is made syntheticall and if it is made with fermentation method.


    Category: General Question
    08-10-12 00:04:53
  • Aoa I want to know how vinegar is prepared in west? With intervention or without?is any catalyst used here in US? Also if see vinegar as an ingredient,is it halal vinegar or not in US made product? - Sana c
  • AOA

    Vunegar in USA is made with two method, one is called packed gerenator system and submerged system. The common vinegar White distilled vinegar is made from dilute alcohol where Azetobacter bacteri convert alcohol into Acetic Acid and Water in presence of air, you can air as catalyst. Vinegar is also made from sugar containing raw material where sugar is converted to alcohol by yeast then alcohol to acetic acid and water by azetobacter bacteria. Invert coars material is used in packed generator system. Aerotor is used in submerged method. All the material used in both material are Halal that includes wood chips.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 23:56:18
  • halal red wine where can i purchase on line please mail full detaile - a m fazly
  • AOA

    There is no such thing Halal Red wine. All wine is Haram in Islam, the one who makes, then who carry, then one who gives as gift. These are Haram.


    Category: General Question
    08-09-12 23:01:58
  • Is Royal Baking Powder halal? - Suriyanti
  • AOA

    It is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Food Products
    08-09-12 19:23:02
  • who should we believe some people say coke,coca cola, and pepsi are haram and you guys says that those are halal? some people says that pepsi has alcohol..........and some people say coco cola are haram can u say how come its halal? - anisur rahman
  • AOA

    I think forgot see the independence lab reports under News and Alert sections. Yes, alcohol was not detected in Peppsi but detected in Coke and 7 UP by the lab.


    Category: Food Products
    08-09-12 16:25:39
  • Jzk for the reply regarding propylene glycol. I have been doing further research online and have found some sources saying that propylene glycol is toxic in large quantities. Do you know if this is correct and do you have any further information about this? May Allah reward you for your hard work, it is very much appreciated, - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is used in foods, paints, and auto but I did not it is toxic. But Propylene Glycol is GRAS (Generally Recozned as Safe)approved by FDA.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 16:03:59
  • Are chocolate chip cookies from the company of Vista halal or haraam? Are chocolate chip cookies from Subway Halal? - unknown
  • AOA

    If the cookies are kosher certified and there is no flavor in the ingredients then they are Halal otherwise not.


    Category: General Question
    08-09-12 14:27:28
  • artificial ethyl vanillin flavour- please could you let me know urgently whether the above is halal? If it is masbooh, then what do I need to inquire from the manufacturer to know its halal status? May Allah reward you for your excellent work. Jazakallah khair. - M ADAM
  • AOA

    Ethyl vanillin is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 13:45:11
  • is it ok to eat at taco bell if the item does not contain meat? like bean chalupa, bean burrito? - abdul hafeez mohammed
  • AOA

    Please check our Chain Restauarant section and click Taco Bell then you will see some Halal items.


    Category: Food Products
    08-09-12 13:12:52
  • Is cheese pizza served in Chuckecheese halal? - Aisha Shahnawaz
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-09-12 12:34:25
  • Ramadan Mubarak: I use Shop Rite laundry detergent. It has a u in a circle on it (Meaning it's kosher certified). Would u consider it halal? I saw the list of detergents MCG suggested were halal. None of the ones on your list, to my knowledge, are kosher certified. Should I be concerned? Please respond immediately. Thank you - Iwantmycoffee
  • AOA

    Ramadan Mubarak to you. It is Halal to use. I have to update the non foods section Inshalla after Ramadan.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-09-12 12:16:00
  • is the chips Doritos sweet and spicy chips halal - khan
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-09-12 10:36:30
  • Salam aleikum, is this juice halal?: Juice from concentrated fruit juice (orange,peach,apple,lemon), water, sugar, vitamine C - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Since this juice has apple juice concentrate it need a kosher symbol on to be Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-09-12 10:25:51
  • Salam, I just want to know if wonder bread hot dog buns are halal. Can you please help me??? - nabeel
  • AOA

    They are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    08-09-12 10:20:02
  • Salam aleikum. I see one of the ingrifients of bread - baker's salt. What is it, is it halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It should be Kosher Salt but anyhow it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-09-12 09:45:16
  • I have heard that propylene glycol is an alcohol, so does that mean propylene is haram? I would like to purchase a product that has kosher logo but it contains propylene glycol so I am unsure if it is permissible to consume. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    You heard it wrong. It is a Halal solvent made from petroleum and has no alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 08:55:44
  • Is Aginomotto halal? - Mir Munawar Ali
  • AOA

    In USA and Canada the Monosodium Glutamate from Ajinomonto company of USA is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 08:35:28
  • I bought butter that say Alpro soya.. So their products are from soy and also it says 100% vegetarian. Could you please confirm the ingridients are ok: water, vegetable oil and fat (40%), soya oil (75%), mono and diglycerides of fatty acids, stabilisator:potassium, salt (0.4%), acidulant: citric, preservative: potassium sorbate, aromas (!!!), :pigment: carotene, vitamins( vitamin A 24 IE/g, vitamin D2,4 IE/g). PS. IE/g can be something in Dutch language which i dont know how to translate or its in english and i haveno idea whats that.. Is thisbutter halal or haram? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If there is no label suitable for vegetarian then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-09-12 08:11:52
  • Salam aleikum. Do you know ifthe Halal Quality Control Office in the Hague can be trusted? I found one halal shampoo in he netherlands - Sahfee and it was halal approved by this organisation. Can we trust them? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    A girl from this organization was Treasuer or secretary of  World Halal Council when I attended that meeting in Turkey but I never ask about criteria. I have do not know their criteria so I can not answer it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    08-09-12 07:35:08