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Recent Questions:

  • I wanted to see if Prairie farms Ice Cream is HalAL? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it has a kosher symbol on it then only Chocolate Ice Cream will be Halal.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-01-11 21:25:04
  • Is this product included any animals or alcohol - anisa
  • AOA

    Which product, please write the name of the product.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-01-11 19:11:14
  • does pearson baker food is halal - khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-01-11 08:55:44
  • Assalamualaikum. Please let me know if listerine pocket pack breath strips contains any ingredient which is not halal? - sakila Nasrin
  • AOA

    They do not list the ingredients on their website. So I do not know.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-01-11 08:26:26
  • Alsalam alaikum, I have 2 questions first I want to know the halal status of the Great value All natural yellow mustard It has a U kosher symbol .The ingredients are: Distilled vinegar,water ,mustard seed, salt, turmeric,paprika, spices. is it halal? the second question is what about the turmeric in this mustard Because some people say that turmeric may be Dissolved in alcohol How do I know if turmeric in this mustard halal or not? jazak allah khier - azza
  • AOA

    Great Value All Natural Yellow Mustrad is Halal. Not alcohol but emulsifier such as polysorbate 80 is used as a hidden ingredient in tumeric.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-01-11 01:26:50
  • Assalamu alekum kya soyabeen ko kha sakte hai ya nahi Iqbal Ahmed Form India - Iqbal Ahmed
  • AOA

    Soya Bean se jo bhi product bante hai woo Halal huta hau jese soy bean oil, soy flour, mono & diglycerides, polysorbate, kuai cheeze jo iske chicknai se banti hai woo sub ke sub Halal hooti hai.


    Category: Food Products
    11-30-11 23:48:36
  • assalamu alaikum. i want to about fazer chocolate. ingredients are almond, sugar, cocoa butter, cocoa mass, vanillin. it is also kosher certifite by swedish jewish group. can i use it. - Kashfiya Islam
  • AOA

    It is a Halal product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-30-11 23:25:37
  • Assalamu alaikum I am from sweden. I mailed company to know that the washing powder have animal ingredient or not and also alkohol. i got following answer It is true that you can make soap from animal fat. But you can also make soap on vegetable oils which we do. The anionic and nonionic surfactants that we use are either based on vegetable oils or synthetic. We use, therefore no animal ingredients in Grumme. Yes, Grumme coloreds without perfume contains a small amount of ethanol. This is to adjust the viscosity so that the product becomes too viscous. The ethanol that we use is synthetic. Sincerely / Monica Can i use it. - israt jahan
  • AOA

    Syntheic alcohol is a Haram ingredient as regular alcohol because both cause intoxication. So the Gumme is not a Halal product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-30-11 23:16:58
  • Alsalam alaikum, I want to know the halal status of the ( Great value Apricot preserves ) It has a U kosher symbol .The ingredients are:Apricot puree concentrate, Apricots,Corn syrup, High fructose corn syrup, sugar, pectin, citric acid . Allergy warning : may contain traces of anchovies , milk ,eggs , peanuts, wheat and soy . so Is it Halal or not ?.Jazak allah khier - azza
  • AOA

    It is a Halal product.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-30-11 22:43:32
  • Alsalam Alaikum I saw in your website that the HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Bar is halal but when I sent the company an e-mail and asked them is alcohol used as a carrier or as a solvent in flavor? thier reply was (Thank you for asking about our HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Bar. There is no alcohol in the product and our vanillin does not contain alcohol. Alcohol is used as a processing agent for the vanillin and is removed.) so is it halal ? or not because they use alochol a as a processing agent for the vanillin gazak allah khier - deen
  • AOA

    This is a wrong information, alcohol is not used in the processing of Vanillin. She or he is confused with natural vanillin and artificila vanillin. Yes, natural vanillin is obtained by use of alcohol but it is called vanilla or vanilla flavor but vanillin. Vanillin is a artificila vanilla flavor obtained from wood. Although artificial vanillin suppose to be called Ethyl Vanillin but some food manufacturer use the word vanillin . Naturla vanillin is very expensive.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-30-11 21:49:38
  • is vitamin D50000UNT halal? - ismail
  • AOA

    Vitamin D is Halal in milk only but as a vitamin it has to be Halal or kosher certified.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-30-11 21:34:29
  • Assalamu Alaikum can you advise on the halal status of the following? - 3 Musketeers made by Mars Chocolate North America - Tootsie Roll - Tootsie DOTS - Wonka Laffy Taffy - Wonka nerds. thanks - Asif Karim
  • AOA

    Toosti rolls are not Halal, 3 Musketeers are Halal only if no alcohol is used in flavor. The others  I do not know.


    Category: Food Products
    11-30-11 18:33:35
  • just to ask about the vaseline's lotions..i have vaselines aloe n cucumber lotion..so just to ask is there any product in this lotion from animal source?or to clearify me is it halal or not... - adnan
  • AOA

    The only information we have on our website under non food section is vaseline which made without animal by product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-30-11 17:38:09
  • Are chocolate chip granola bars halal? - Mustafa Jalil Abdullah
  • AOA

    You have to provide the brand name.


    Category: Food Products
    11-30-11 13:51:31
  • Is Sam's club cake Halal.if not do you hv any idea where should we buy the cake. - Omar
  • AOA

    I did not research Sam's Club.


    Category: Food Products
    11-30-11 13:16:00
  • is ragu traditional haram or halal. it doesnt have a kosher symbol. my mom makes every thing with this . should i eat it. helpppppp me - zoro
  • AOA

    Please write "Spagheti Sauce under search you will see Halal status of Ragu products.


    Category: Food Products
    11-30-11 13:12:11
  • I checked your website and it says that herbal essences shampoo and conditioner contains animal Derived ingredient but i want to know if that is the latest update. Does herbal essences use animal or any alcohol ?? Thank you - Laila khan
  • AOA

    They have 800 number on the bottle and you can verify our statement by calling them. The information is based on December 2009.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-29-11 23:14:44
  • I want to know if red 4,and red 33 are halal in any type of product. Thank u - Laila khan
  • AOA

    Red 40 & Yellow 5 are chemical dyes 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: Ingredients
    11-29-11 22:40:45
  • Is lucky Charms halal - jack
  • AOA

     

    Lucky Charm is not Halal because it contains pork or beef gelatin.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-29-11 16:02:57
  • is Top Ramen noodles halal? i want to know only if the noodles part is halal not the flavor. - sumaya rashid
  • AOA

    Noodles are also made with soy sauce containing 2-3% alcohol.


    Category: Food Products
    11-29-11 13:51:16
  • In French, the Halal process of sterilising food products by heating in a hermetically sealed vessel is known as 'appertisation', from the name of the inventor (Appert? - name not traced). What would you call this? - Brian Verity
  • It iscanning processs where you preserve food sucg vegetable or fruit or soup by heating it in cans at 110 to 130 C. We call it in USA as retort, you can use pouch or can or food vacuum sealed pouch.


    Category: Food Products
    11-29-11 09:52:59
  • assalamo alaikoum , is mega mass protein halal or haram? - ghilas
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-29-11 04:19:26
  • AlSalaam'alaykum I sent e-mail to Nesquik ask about Nesquik Powder products and they replay :Thank you for taking the time to contact Nestlé® Nesquik® strawberry regarding the use of alcohol in our products. We welcome questions and comments from loyal consumers such as yourself and appreciate this opportunity to assist you. In regards to your inquiry, our, strawberry and chocolate mixes do contain alcohol in them. One of the flavors (ingredient) uses Methanol in the process, but it is lost during drying. Residual is less than 3000ppm (parts per million) of the flavor which is in the product at .02% (applies to 25 % less sugar and No Sugar Added). At Nestlé, we are dedicated to you and your family throughout every phase of your lives. Your feedback is valuable to us, as it helps us to improve our products and services. So is it halal ? jazakAllah khair - azza
  • AOA

    She did not identified which flavor and which poroduct where Halal metanol was used as a solvent.


    Category: Food Products
    11-29-11 00:48:15
  • Are Tim Hortoln donuts in Canada are Halal ? - khawer saeed
  • AOA

    Please about it on our sister website www.canadianhalalfoods.com


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-28-11 14:28:10
  • In the market, GO & GROW BABY Formula , available with Halal symble...But in MCG Halal food catagory shows that formula is not Halal ... So my Q. is, what is righrt ??? Is this Formula Halal OR Haram ??? Please let me know about this formula because I Feeding my baby this formula...... JAK - mehreen
  • AOA

    You have to understand some Halal certifying organization issue Halal certificate even there is alcohol present in it. We ask the question to Muslim parents do you want to feed your baby ingredient which obtained from torula yeast grown on alcohol. Halal symbol on the any food product does not mean Halal because they Halal certify food product made with alcohol carrying flavors So you have to check the validity of Halal symbol who issue it what is their criteria for Halal status. One important thing that MCG Halal certification is accestable to every Muslims but other Halal certifying organizations Halal certification will may not be acceptable to every Muslim consumer.

     

                                                      

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

     

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

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

    MCG has asked this question to Nucleotides manufacturer company:

    " Use of ethyl alcohol during the manufacturing of Nucleotide"

    Here is their answer we received today:

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

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

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

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

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

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

    They are available at supermarkets and Wal-Mart:

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

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

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

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

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

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

    7. Enfamil Gentlease Milk based Infant Formula with Iron

    8. Similac Isomil DF Soy formula for Diarrhea

    9. Similac Sensitive Isomil Soy Formula for Fussiness and Gas

    9. Walgreen Soy based Infant Formula with Iron

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

    11. Enfagrow Premium Toddler

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

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

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

    15. Enfamil Rest Full 0-12 months babies

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

    17. Mom To Mom Toddler Formula

    18. Mom To Mom Soy Infant Formula with Iron

    19. Meijer Toddler Formula with Iron

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

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

     

     

     

                                                              

     


    Category: Food Products
    11-28-11 07:53:02
  • Asalam-o-Alaikum, I wanted to know if there are any halal frozen pizza pockets? There are many brands out there now, i remember that a couple of years, there was a halal brand but now idk, so can you please update me on that? Jazakallah - Hasan
  • AOA

    Try Emmy's Kitcchen frozen product with kosher certification and no flavor.


    Category: Food Products
    11-27-11 20:23:19
  • ia johnson product is halal. - jabeen
  • AOA

    I do not know.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-27-11 16:52:19
  • is hill country fare all purpose flour halal? - Muslim Sister
  • AOA

    Wheta flour, corn flour and rice flour are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-27-11 16:38:43
  • which cereal bars are halal ? - mohmmad ibrahim
  • AOA

    Olease serach cereal bar on our serach engine.


    Category: Food Products
    11-27-11 13:25:03
  • I am from south africa and would like to know if elgydium toothpaste is halaal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Sorry, I have no idea.


    Category: General Question
    11-27-11 12:12:47
  • Are the following products halal? 1. Cheese SINGLE slices by Great Value- there are many types. Are any of them halal? They are not mentioned in your book. 2. Meijer Double 05 Vanilla filled Creme (biscuits) 3. Meijer Sandwhich cremes (biscuits) 4. Meijer Duplex Creme Cookies 5. Meijer Fig Fruit Bars 6. Benton Biscuits (ALDIs) 7. Cafe Bistro Biscuits/ cookies (ALDI) 8. Burman's hot sauce 9. Tuscan Garden Sauces 10. Frank's Red Hot Sauce These products are many but if you can kindly give an answer to them one by one, as and when the information becomes available, we would be very grateful! JazakAllah khayr Was-Slama. - Sobia Qasim
  • AOA

    I do not have to time list all the product in a supermarket. The cheese is only Halal if it has a Halal or kosher symbol on it. I have no information on those products.


    Category: Food Products
    11-27-11 11:56:20
  • IS ALDI BREAD HALAL THAT CONTAINS MONO-DIGLYCERIEDS ? - EHTESHAM
  • AOA

    In Aldi's Love N Fresh bread is made with soy fat based mono & diglycerides.


    Category: Food Products
    11-27-11 11:01:19
  • breakfast restaurants like IHOP and Denny's are their items halal? - arshiya
  • AOA

    IHOP products are not Halal bvecause they are not kosher certified. Only broiled fish at Denny'ss Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-27-11 08:56:11
  • : nevea bodyspray with alcohol denate use able to body or not? - Fazlan
  • AOA

    Denatured alcohol can be used on skin.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-26-11 23:52:41
  • Assalamu Alaykum, would just like to say you are doing a fantastic job mashallah. Can you tell me if L'oven fresh potato buns are halal in New Jersey. Jazakallah khair. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Thanks, I do not have the ingredient list bit potato based buns or bread is usally made with flavor and flavor may contain alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-26-11 23:06:02
  • Assalam O Alikum These are the ingredients of LAVA Soap as mentioned on your website. My question this soap and Safeguard contains approximately same ingredients. "Sodium Tallowate, Sodium Cocoate, Pumice, Water, Glycerin, Coconut Acid, Sodium Carbonate, Fragrance, Sodium Chloride, Tetrasoidum Etidronate, Pentasodium Pentetate, Titanium Dioxide, Chromium Hydroxide Green D&C Yellow No. 10." These ingredients i have copied from WALMART website. JazakAllah - Chaudhry Arshad Mehmood
  • AOA

    Just call their 800 number to verify that they do not use animal derived ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-26-11 23:04:48
  • Assalam o Alikum Sir i just want to ask that whether maggi noodles of any type are halal, if we use them without taste maker or still we need to look for green dot. The same question for Ramen Noodles. JazkAllah - Chaudhry Arshad Mehmood
  • AOA

    Ramen Noodles are not Halal because they use alcohol containing soy sauce in noodle itself. Maggi noodle are only Halal if they have green dot and no flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-26-11 23:00:51
  • The ajinomoto salt used in chinese food is halal or haram. or Does ajinomoto salt contains pig fats. - irfan pathan
  • AOA

    Ajinomonto Monosodium Glutamate is Halal in USA and Canada.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-26-11 21:42:00
  • My question is Alcohol Denat is halal or not on the perfum. thanks - Saima Lnagrial
  • AOA

    Denatured alcohol is made from ethyl alcohol by adding 10% Mentanol to denatured it and it can be used on skin.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-26-11 19:57:53
  • AOA, Could you please provide me information about the fast food chain in Toronto , Popeyes. if its Halal or not? - Nousheen
  • AOA

    The latest information published in Toronto news paper that the 8 Muslim owned franchies is still using hand slaughtered chicken and the company want to use machine slaughtered chicken burt 8 Muslim owner do not agree with company.


    Category: General Question
    11-26-11 19:44:03
  • colace is a stool softener, i want to known is this a halal. - jabeen
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-26-11 17:56:26
  • Is Top Ramen noodles halal? I want to know if only the noodles part is halal or not. Is Wesson or Mazola comapany's corn or vegetable oil halal? - sumaya rashid
  • AOA

    Ramen even noodle are not Halal because it is made with alcohol containing soy sauce. Mazola and Wesson vegetable oil OU kosher symbol are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-26-11 17:12:37
  • Is jamieson prenatel halal? - Kishwer Naz
  • AOA

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


    Category: Ingredients
    11-26-11 16:07:00
  • captain d's fish is halal or not - absaar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-26-11 15:42:30
  • does GLYSOLID Glycerin-cream contains Pig fat? - shumaila syeda
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-26-11 12:01:54
  • is Universal Nutrition Kwik Energy halal?? - saud abdool
  • AOA

    If it do not have kosher symbol and alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-26-11 10:53:31
  • aoa..many candies contain vanilla flavour.whether natural or artificial, they dont say. i want to know that during the preparation of vanilla, can alcohol be substituted with something else..like glycerin is used instead of alcohol. - bilal
  • AOA

    Natural vanilla flavoring can be obtained from use of CO2 but it is very expensive. In USA, natural vanill flavoring is only obtained from use of alcohol then it beacme not Halal. If vanilla or vanill flavor mentioned it means natural vanill a obtained through use of alcohol. Artificial vanilla flavor or vanillin is Halal,


    Category: Ingredients
    11-26-11 08:22:37
  • Salam alaikom , at subway, even when worker changes gloves, he or she might have previously dipped \"contaminated\" gloves in the veggies basket...so it makes no difference...all veggies except that one has just open a new bag of lettuce for example are potentially contaminated. the safe route is plain tuna no veggies, please update, Also when you list about kfc, does omitting the chicken in the list of haram infers that it is of course haram or not, same for other food chains and their burgers etc....i personally dont consume ANY...wa salaam - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If you think it is always expose to cross contamination then it is advise not consume Subway product. Our recommendation based on ingredients statement and we do not take any responsiblity for cross contamination because it is a risky thing. It is the responsibility of Muslim consumers to decide whether they can have a tuna sandwich without cross contamination. We already mentioned on our website for Subway and pizza places.


    Category: Food Products
    11-25-11 19:34:07
  • are esters halal or haram because they are made from an acid and an alcohol but a reaction happens so there is no alcohol left. - mousa abouzanad
  • AOA

    Esters are chemicals madeby reacting an oxoacid with a hydroxyl compound such as an alcohol or phenol but there is no alcohol present in esters. Alcohol is reacted to change its quality.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-11 14:25:24
  • Is Sarah Farms brand milk halal? Does milk have any haram products in it? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Any brand of milk in USA and Canada is Halal including Sarah Farm.


    Category: Food Products
    11-25-11 12:18:28
  • Is turmeric in mustard halal with kosher certified? - azza
  • AOA

    But you have to be careful about mustard because it is also made with wine even if it is kosher certified. So make sure there is no wine in it.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-11 04:45:05
  • Can I eat Mcdonalds burger, chicken and dominos pizza. - Iqbal Ahmed
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-25-11 03:32:32
  • Alsalamu Alaikum , I sent email to nestle nesquik regarding their nesquik strawberry powder flavor and they replied: November 23, 2011 Thank you for taking the time to contact Nestlé® Nesquik® strawberry regarding the use of alcohol in our products. We welcome questions and comments from loyal consumers such as yourself and appreciate this opportunity to assist you. In regards to your inquiry, our, strawberry and chocolate mixes do contain alcohol in them. One of the flavors (ingredient) uses Methanol in the process, but it is lost during drying. Residual is less than 3000ppm (parts per million) of the flavor which is in the product at .02% (applies to 25 % less sugar and No Sugar Added). So this product halal or haram ? Jazak Allah khair - alaa
  • AOA

    I already reply to this question. Nestle is not giving right answer although you use our recommede phrase, these 800 people do not understand and do not send your question to technical people .Methanol is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-25-11 02:27:25
  • Is all nabisco product halal or haram - Mohammed
  • AOA

    No, some of them do not havekosher symbol on them.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-11 02:09:10
  • Assalamu Alaikum , I have purchased a Great value's strawberry preserves . And under ingredients there is allergy warning: may contain traces of wheat and soy .What is it mean? is it mean soy sauce ? and is it halal? Allah Hafiz - azza
  • AOA

    It means this preserve is made in the plant where thye use wheat and soy in sonme other products and on some line but in same plant. Ther strawberry preserve sdo not contain soy and wheat. Wheat and soy are allergen and they have to mentioned on package by law if they store and use both in same plant for some other products.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-25-11 01:57:21
  • are the brabd Marks & Spencer Halal? - Najah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-25-11 01:27:23
  • I bought caltrate calcium&vitmin in the ingredient There is polyvinyl alcohol it is halal or haram . Is polyvinyl halal or haram ? Thank you Is dove soap halal or haram? - Mohammed
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol then Caltrate is not Halal. Please write Vitamin Shoppe in the search under New section you see the list of 29 Halal vitamins available at all Vitamin Shoppe stores in USA and Canada.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-25-11 01:15:36
  • are the johnson&johnson baby range products and aveeno products made in canada halal - reehana
  • AOA

    Johnson & Johnson and Vicks products are published our sister website www.canadinahalalfoods.com but not Aveeno product.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-24-11 17:51:33
  • Asa, is oral-b stages disney princess toothpaste halal? Jzk khayr! - Mrs Abbas
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-24-11 11:38:49
  • i read on askalima.com that natural vaillin flavour can be extracted by using glycerin..is it tru????does this make natural vanillin halal?? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    This is a wrong information natural vanilla flavor can be extracted by alcohol or CO2 gas not glycerin.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-24-11 11:13:02
  • do you have daal? - jubayer
  • AOA

    Daal is made from pulses and pulses are Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-24-11 03:35:19
  • Can I know whether Flipz (milk chocolate covered pretzels) is halal or not? - nisa
  • AOA

    FLIPZ - Pretzels Covered with Milk Chocolate and Flipz Pretzel Covered with Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate are Halal only if there is koser symbol on the package.


    Category: Food Products
    11-24-11 02:36:28
  • is butter ball turkey halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is a non zabiha turkey.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-23-11 22:10:11
  • Assalaamu 'Alaykum, I have a eye liner pencil from L'Oreal Paris. The ingredients are: Paraffin, isostearyl neopentanoate, lonalin alcohol, coco-caprylate/caprate, ozokerite, octyldodecanol, paraffinum liquidum/mineral oil/huile minerale, polyethylene, cera alba, beeswax/cire D'Abeille, tocopherol, propylparaben, methylparaben, ascorbyl palmitate, talc. Is it halal or not? I've read on your website that L'Oreal Products have: No pork fat, No beef fat are used in L'Oreal makeup products(December 2010). Look for cochineal, if present then it is not Halal. There isn't any cochineal in it, but I tried to search some of the ingredients I doubted but couldn't find some of the stuff. Please simply tell me if I should avoid this eyeliner or not. Jazak'Allah Khair. - Stranger
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-23-11 19:02:13
  • Is methylparaben in cosmetic halal? I saw on the non food product list that Loreal cosmetics are halal if no cochineal. The cosmetic I have is from Loreal. Eyeliner. - Curious One
  • AOA

    Methylparaben is a prservative chemical and it is Halal chemical.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-23-11 18:32:49
  • Salam, Indian sweets usually do not contain alcohol extracts, but some contain rose water. Is rose water made with alcohol? Relatives buy these sweets from shops, and serve them. How am I to know if they are halal? Most indian sweets do not contain contact details on the packaging. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Rose water is obtained by steam distillation from rose sepal and petals and it is by product of rose oil. Phenylethyl alcohol found in rose sepal and petals is respnsible for the flavor of rose water. It is not ethyl alcohol but a phenye group attached to it. The chemical formula of phenylethyl alcohol is C6H5CH2CH2OH. and ethyl alcohol formula is C2H5OH.

    Rose water is a Halal product.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-23-11 18:14:18
  • aoa i want to know that is cf robitussin halal medicine? it is now knows as robitussin multi symptoms . is it halal if it has flavor?former package had alcohol free written on front...but there is no alcohol-free tag on new package. - sana
  • AOA

    Please check Non Food section for Robitussin.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-23-11 13:13:08
  • Is Baker Square pies and cakes halal? there are a few in Chicago and i would like to know whether or not they are halal. - Sara
  • AOA

    I do not have latest information on baker sqaure in Chicago but they used to be not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-11 13:04:24
  • is all Edwards cream pies are halal? - saba
  • AOA

    Edward;s Single cherry pie thaw & serve, Sigle Apple pie thaw & serve are only pies are Halal. 


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-11 12:38:00
  • Is vanilla flavour is halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Natural Vanilla flavor is not Halal becaus ealcohol is used to extract the flavor. Vanillin a artificial flavor is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-23-11 05:22:28
  • Are sodastream products halal? They say they are kosher certified- so what further inquiries do we have to make to ascertain whether it is halal? - M Adam
  • AOA

    I do not have information on Sodastream.


    Category: General Question
    11-23-11 04:14:33
  • I wanted to know if the brand name Ricos for nacho cheese sauce is halal thank you - ihsan
  • AOA

    There is no Halal Nacho cheese sauce available. I do not know about Rico.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-11 23:33:49
  • Is Nature Own's 100% Whole Wheat Bread halaal? JazaakAllahu khayran katheer. - umar
  • AOA

    In Florida and Texas Nature's Own 100% whole wheat bread is a Halal bread.                         


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-11 21:46:26
  • Could you please tell me if Fruit of the Earth Vitamin E face cream is halal or not? Also, is CoverBlend by Exuviance makeup halal or not? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-22-11 11:11:44
  • Is the food products below halal? 1-Mozzarella pizza 2-Margherita pizza 3-snickers (chocolate bar) 4-mars (chocolate bar) Thank you. - Salman Saudi
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-11 11:11:39
  • do sodas contain any type of ingredient that is haram for us to use ?? and if so please inform me thank u - laila khan
  • AOA

    On the label, every ingredients is Halal except natural flavor, if alcohol present then it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-22-11 11:00:48
  • is smuckers jam strawberry flavor with and without sugar halal ?? - laila khan
  • AOA

    It is Halal if no flavor is used.


    Category: Food Products
    11-22-11 10:58:11
  • which one r haram geletan please - mahdi muhammad
  • AOA

    Pork gelatin and non zabiha beef gelatin.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-22-11 07:01:02
  • Hello, my name is Dyah, I'm sorry I can't speak english well. I got chocolate brands Regent written code E476. Some web sites say that the E476 same with PGPR and it is made from castor bean oil, but there are some who say it's also made ​​from animal fat. I want to ask the truth of it - Dyah
  • AOA

    If there is claim on the package "Suitable for Vegetarina" with no flavor then it will be Halal otherwise not. E-Number 476 is Polyglycerol Esters of Polycondensed Esters of Caster Oil (Emulsifiers and Stabilizers - salts or Esters of Fatty Acids. Suitable for vegetarian label indicates that only vegetable fat is used as a source).


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-21-11 23:25:58
  • Assalamoalaykum The KD symbol on Polly-O string Mozerrella cheese is different than usual KD in a triangle. At the very bottom of face, it reads K-D (K dash D) and there is no triangle around it. K, D and dash in between are also unusually quite apart. This makes me think twice, if it's authentic Kosher certification. It is being sold at Walmart, in Buffalo area and marketed by Kraft. Is it Halal ? - Javed Iqbal
  • AOA

    In some states there is no kosher symbol on Polly - O, please call 800 and confirm it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-21-11 16:57:48
  • I would like to know if greek yoghurt (plain, thick and creamy) is halal. thank you - Sylvia
  • AOA

    Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    haram Greek 2 Protein Yogurt Yogurt Yoplait Due to presence of Kosher Gelatin. 02-20-11
    haram All Natural Low Fat Greek Strained Yogurt Yogurt Fage No Certification Symbol on the package 02-20-11
    halal Plain Non Fat Greek Yogurt Yogurt Chobani   02-15-11
    halal Tzatziki Greek Yogurt Dip Hummus Hannah   09-18-10


    Category: Food Products
    11-21-11 16:02:41
  • This isn't a question, but i wanted to say that Wonka candies are not halal. I recently called them and asked if they have alcohol in their candy. They said they do add alcohol but its not detectable in the final product. She didn't have a list of candies that did and didn't. - Sayed Murad
  • AOA

    Thanks for you are information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-21-11 13:34:43
  • I would like to know what BBQ Sauce is Halal. What ingredients make it Haram? - Aleem Khan
  • AOA

    Kraft's Original BBQ sauce, Honey BBQ sauce, Bull Eyes original BBQ sauce are Halal. The Haram includes added beer, wine and flavor with alcohol like Karft Knasas city, Tennese andkraft BBQ which has liquor.


    Category: Food Products
    11-21-11 13:12:14
  • Is vegetable subway halal???? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it is made with white or wheat bread, mayonnaise and 100% vegetablles without added any ingredients can be consumed if precautions are made such as new glove, no cross contamination with pork.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-21-11 12:21:10
  • you have stated that vaseline mosturisers contain non zabiha beef fat ,so does it makes it liable to use? - sayima
  • AOA

    No, if there is Halal vaselien moistirizer made with vegetable fat available in the market.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-21-11 09:58:10
  • ethylic alcohol, brewer\'s yeast, diglycerides are halal or haram. please reply me. thak's - MOHAMMAD HARUNOR RASHID
  • AOA

    Ethyl alcohol, Brewer yeast extract from beer are Haram. Mono & Diglycerides if obtained from soy fat then it is Halal. If it is obtained from pork fat then Mono & Diglycerides are Haram.


    Category: General Question
    11-21-11 09:26:44
  • Hi, I own a small cake shop in Cleveland, OH, and I have a growing base of Muslim customers who ask me to provide Halal cakes for different celebrations. Up until now I have only been offering buttercream cakes to these customers, because I am unsure if there is a Halal prepared fondant. I would like to know if any of the following fondant icings are considered halal: Bakels Pettinice fondant, Satin Ice fondant, Fondx fondant or ChocoPan fondant. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated. - April Vuylsteke
  • Hi

    Please contact Dawn Food at jackson, Michigan:

    Sarah Marshall
    Technical Coordinator
    Regulatory Affairs
    Dawn Food Products
    Phone: (517) 768-5744
    Fax: (517) 789-5607
    Email: sdmarshall@dawnfoods.com

    Ask her I am looking for alcohol free flavors in cake mixes, fondant or frosting which are kosher certified, ask her I got her name from Rasheed Ahmed of Muslim Consumer Group and ask her to provide 9 cake mixes product numbers starting witth 00 the one she gave to me and ask whether she has alcohol free flavor fondant. She will help to contact their sale person in Cleaveland.

    Muslim consmers need kosher certified cake mixes and fondant with no alcohol used as a solvent. I suppose you are going to make the cake from scratch, I am a bakery scientist worked on bread cakes, donut, cookies, muffins, cheeseckaes, bagels, croissants, danish, I worked with Nabisco, Bake N Joy cake mix company, Delce De France, Eli Cheesecake company, Lenders and Karft.  


    Category: Ingredients
    11-21-11 05:39:03
  • Is cough syrup ivy leaf extracted with alcohol (ethanol) halal? it is claimed that the cough syrup is alcohol free. - AATIKAH
  • AOA

    I have no information on Ivy leaf but they are cough syrups with no alcohol are listed underNon food section.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-21-11 04:52:07
  • puff corn has cheese flavor and they also have flamin hot flavor - zakariakothawala
  • AOA

    They are not Halal unless there is a kosher symbol and no alcohol in flavor and no yeast extract.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-20-11 22:29:17
  • plz can you tell me any three names of halal toothpastes on NOW 2011... - tariq
  • AOA

    Tom of Maine, Crest regular, Colgate.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    11-20-11 19:09:32
  • which gummy bears are halal - huniyah saeed
  • AOA

    The one which has kosher symbol and no alcohol is used in flavor.


    Category: Food Products
    11-20-11 16:08:52
  • aoa i bought a powdered milk and it's ingredients had vitamin A and vitamin D3..should i be concerned about these too if they are from plant source or not.... - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If the milk powder has a kosher symbol on the package like UD or KD then it is Halal. Most milk powders are kosher cerrtified.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-20-11 10:24:57
  • As-Salamu Alaykom, my daughter attends a Muslim school and when the other children saw her eating the "red" bag of Doritos they said that kind was HARAM. Is this true? JZK - Sr. Maryam
  • AOA

    Alhumdulillah our children are getting smart, sombody without knowledge brought ice cream with gelatin at iftar in the masjid the children saw it and told the everybody that ice cream has gelatin init. Inshallah our children will be eating Halal foods.

    It is true all cheetos and Doritos are not Halal except Toasted Corn chips because non of the products are kosher certified except toasted cotn. If any product is not under Halal kosher certification then Muslim consumer do not the Halal status of hidden ingredients they may use Haram hidden ingredients.


    Category: Food Products
    11-20-11 06:13:37
  • AOA, Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Dry Mix has a kosher symbol and contains maltodextrin, buttermilk, salt, monosodium glutamate, dried garlic, dried onion, lactic acid, calcium lactate, citric acid, spices, artificial flavor, xanthan gum, calcium stearate, carboxymethylcellulose, and guar gum. Is the artificial flavor hala? - E
  • AOA

    \If no alcohol is used in artificial flavor then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-19-11 20:55:46
  • assalamualaikum I'm going to Italy anytime soon and I want to know is gelato in there halal ? can we eat them? syukran. - nur liyana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-19-11 20:23:49
  • salam. any deodorant is halal? - hajianima
  • AOA

    Please check at Non Food section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-19-11 19:01:08
  • i want to know which food products of the store Aldi are halal to cosume ? - Sumayyah
  • AOA

    The Halal products at Aldi is mentioned in our Halal food book.


    Category: E-Numbers
    11-19-11 18:20:20
  • Assalam-o-alaikum. I received "whoppers" chocolate yesterday but decided not to eat it because under ingredients it said that they contain resinous glaze. However, on muslimconsumer it says that "whoppers" are "halal if no alcohol is used in flavor". I was wondering why you have labeled whoppers as halal unless it contain alcohol because I thought resinous glaze was considered not halal. I'd really appreciate your help in this matter. Thanks - Umama
  • AOA

    You areright Resinous glaze is not Halal, I think when I published there was no resinous glaze at that time, any how I will change its status.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-19-11 17:41:13
  • Are Charms Blowpops halal? - Zack Kreiss
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    11-19-11 17:21:15
  • Is Domino's Macaroni and Cheese halal or not? What type of cheese that is not halal? - Ali
  • AOA

    No restuarnt sell kosher certified cheese with Macaroni so Domino Mac & cheese is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    11-19-11 16:52:35