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Recent Questions:

  • is pork is mixed producing indomie instant noodles, this is made in nigeria, chicken and onion flavour, on the packet it wrritten Halal. - Siddiqui Maroof
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-23-13 14:32:35
  • Does the brand which is Naked Bee halal? Can Muslims use it? Thank you - Reyhan keskin
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Ingredients
    12-23-13 13:46:24
  • Assalam o Alaikum. I would I like to know how do I find out if the NATURE VALLEY Crunchy Granola Bar Roasted Almond has alcohol ? I called them on+1-800-639-0368 and they said that the natural flavor comes with alcohol but they themselves do not add any alcohol in it. Awaiting your reply. JazakAllah Khair :-) - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not a Halal bar. Alcohol is a Haram ingredient.

    haram Oats N Honey, Maple Brown Sugar, Roasted Almond, Apple Crisp, Preach Crunch, Variety Pack Crunchy Granola Bars Granola Bars Natural Valley Alcohol is used in flavor flavor according to General Mills, e-mail is provided by a Muslim consmer from Texas (10/04/12). 02-27-11

    Category: Food Products
    12-23-13 13:01:18
  • is cookie dough breyer icecream halal - asma
  • AOA

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-23-13 12:14:42
  • ASSALAAMUALEIKUM,gandour mastic gum from saudia,is it halaal or haraam - ISMAIL
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-23-13 10:54:44
  • Can muslim use ethyl alcohol & isopropyl alcohol in hand sanitizer? - Sheik Muhammad
  • AOA

    Only Isopropyle alcohol not ethyl alcohol which is a Haram alcohol.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-23-13 00:02:48
  • is almarai and kraft cheese in saudi halal - mohd swaleh
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-22-13 23:02:10
  • 077567265302 sneaker ice cream halal? - ice cream
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-22-13 19:23:45
  • Is the cheese of Sbarro restaurant halal - Shahin
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is not kosher certified.


    Category: Food Products
    12-22-13 17:03:38
  • I have been searching for halal cheese singles but see no vegetarian sign on any. Is there any brand that sells halal cheese slices used in burgers.Also I would like to know if there is any halal salami brand sold in US..jazakallah - umm moaz
  • AOA

    You can purchase single Kosher miller cheese from kosher food stores in your town. Fatima brand of salami is a Halal salami.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-22-13 16:37:17
  • i wonder whether fermented soybean paste is halal or not even if in the ingredient list there is no trace for alcohol or animal products . thank you for your hard work. - yassmine wael
  • AOA

    Any alcoholic fermented soy product is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-22-13 14:33:54
  • Are Whitman\'s chocolates halal? - Saba
  • AOA

    Seach results for the term: whitman

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    haram All Chocolate Chocolate Whitman's No Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. 11-10-13

    Category: E-Numbers
    12-22-13 14:18:40
  • Is orbit, trident and strides chewing guns are halal and other that these which chewing gum is halal - Thara
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-22-13 11:36:17
  • Is pizza hut or dominos and mcdonald are using halal meat in india? - Mohammad Aslam
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    12-22-13 06:20:17
  • Is the mentos candy and chewing gum halal - Ruhina Virani
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-22-13 00:25:55
  • i wanna know that the makeup and skin care we use from market are ok or we can use only restricted brands - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-21-13 18:58:48
  • Hello are RITZ crackers haram because they are made out of kraft chesse - Zahraa
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: Food Products
    12-21-13 17:39:07
  • Is Edy's slow churned caramel delight ice cream halal? - hina
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: Food Products
    12-21-13 15:05:47
  • Assalam-u-alaikum. I was wondering whether Mrs.Fields White Chunk Macadamia cookies are halal or not. They contain whey in them, but there is a symbol of a K in a circle with a small Capital D under it. Is that the kosher symbol? Are the cookies halal? Thankyou. - Sana
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: Food Products
    12-21-13 13:54:24
  • I wanted to know whether M & M crispy are halal or not. Thank you - Fariha
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-21-13 09:04:09
  • is Optimum Nutrition's Gold standard 100% whey protein powder halal? - rayaan
  • AOA

    Seach results for the term: optimum nutrition

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    haram Vitamins Whey and all other products Vitamins Optimum Nutrition None of their products are Halal or kosher certified. 03-18-13

    Category: Food Products
    12-21-13 00:27:53
  • Can we give gerber soy formula ? - Imran
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-20-13 22:50:49
  • Are Whitman's sampler chocolates halal inAustralia - Manual el samman
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-20-13 16:27:31
  • Assalamu alaykum. Is DOMESTIX disposable vinyl gloves halal? are any latex gloves halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-20-13 15:42:20
  • How do we phrase the question when calling companies about enzymes and dough conditioners in bread or bakery products? - Nida Qureshi
  • AOA

    Enzymes used in bakery products are Halal. Regarding dough conditioners:

    "Do you use soy fat based dough conditioners or animal fat based dough conditioners".


    Category: Ingredients
    12-20-13 13:37:12
  • in the blue kind of doritos it has blue 1 yellow 5 and red 40 isi it helal or haram from pig oil?? - tugba top
  • AOA

    Why Cheetos and Doritos (except Doritos Toasted Corn Tortilla Chips) are not Halal

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


    Category: Ingredients
    12-20-13 11:31:40
  • Salam, when buying eggs, are all eggs fine or should there be like a kosher sign on it? - sobia
  • AOA

    Eggs do not need Halal or kosher certification.. They are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-20-13 10:43:58
  • Salam, i recently inquired about revlon lipstick and when i asked them they said there was no cochineal but there is carmine,so whats the difference between those two n can we use it? - Rahila
  • AOA

    Both are same products and both are Haram.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-20-13 10:42:32
  • is following two products are halal? 1. SPECULOOS (belgian speculoos spread) 2. NOIR (belgian dark chocolate spread) both are made in Belgium. await answer, May the Almighty Allah bless you. regards rc - r chowdhury
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-20-13 09:48:51
  • aoa NUTRILITE® Kids MultiTarts Chewable Multivitamin/Multimineral Item #: 104276 - amna wiqar hussain
  • AOA

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins and Kirkland Signature. They are not Halal because they are not Halal or Kosher certified or do not have a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient. Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-20-13 09:38:22
  • Is chocolate toblerone halal for muslim - nurul afiqah
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-20-13 07:53:22
  • I bought maybelline lipbalm and its ingredients says that it contains CI 75470/carmine.so is it haram then? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is a Haram lipbalm.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-20-13 03:37:40
  • i am building my body in gym, for this purpose i want to take whey protein gold standard. i want to know that whether it is haram or halal - Tariq
  • AOA

    Halal Whey Protein Powder

     

    The Halal whey protein is available from Global Health Products Inc. company. The product name is Global Health ProCel Whey Protein Powder Unflavored Dairy 10 Oz. Product # GH - 80. It can be obtained from www.globalhp.com. This product is kosher certified and use for body building and nutritional needs.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-20-13 02:37:47
  • salaam alaikum, my apologies, but your website is very confiusing! lots of varities of m&m's listed as halal, but they have e120 which is listed seperately as definately haram?!! was May Allah help you in your endeavours - masood
  • AOA

    In USA we do not use E-Numbers,. This website is for only US made products. I have no information about  M & M made in your country. M & M has a kosher symbol on the package in USA. In order it tobe Halal in other countries it should have a :Suitable For Vegetarian" to be Halal. If there is no such claim then it is not Halal.

    Our website is free of confusion.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-20-13 01:50:33
  • Assalam-u-alikum!! I bought one gloss from a brand named as MUA(Make Up Academy) cosmetics.. The ingredients used in that are as Out There Plumping Lipgloss Paraffinum Liquidum, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Styrene/ Isoprene Copolymer, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Cera Microcristallina, Propylparaben, Parfum, Vanillyl Butyl Ether, CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499,CI 77891, CI 45410, CI 15850, Geraniol, Citronellol, Amyl Cinnamal.. Kindly I want to know if it contains any haram product.. JAZAK'ALLAH Khair.. - Binte Asghar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-13 19:40:13
  • Can any one tell me please that webber naturals Vitamin D3 & Life Brand's Gluconate Ferreux are halal or haram? As these have been advised by a doctor to me. - Khurram
  • AOA

    It will not be Halal if there is no kosher symbol on the package.

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins and Kirkland Signature. They are not Halal because they are not Halal or Kosher certified or do not have a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient. Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-13 18:46:40
  • Is gelatins cross polymer is halaal or not - Kausar
  • AOA

    It will be Haram if pork gelatin is used to crosslinked by Glutaral. Please stay away from it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-13 16:52:02
  • Is St. Ives Blemish Control Green Tea Face Scrub Halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-19-13 15:56:09
  • Assalamu Alaikum Do you know whether "Fiber One Wheat Multigrain and Light Multigrain English Muffins" are halal or not. Both of these products have kosher symbol. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Can you please provide me the complete ingredients list.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-13 15:37:03
  • There is a chocolate brand named our finest, it an be found in walmart. It's ingrdients say whey powder. Is it considered halal? - Urooj Manzoor
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol on the package and made with flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-13 13:31:44
  • AsSalamo alaikom , Respected brother may Allah reward you for your efforts . I see that you say that some Dunkin Donut are halal and I know that they use L - cysteine which is kind of dow conditioner which is made from human hear and even pork hear ,Can you please check it ? JazakAllah khair - Sariya
  • AOA

    The Dunkin Donuts listed as Halal on our website are not made with L-Cysteine.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-13 13:22:47
  • ASSALAM-O-ALAIKUM, Does french bread at Dominicks and Jewel Osco is halal? If you don't have any information, can you please research and let me know? Also many of your answer/product contains "I don't have any information", which make us more doubtful and we astray eating those thing. My question is if we eat those thing, will we be sinful or not? JAZAKALLAH - Faisal
  • AOA

    All Dominicks store will be closed next week. Jewel bread is listed as Halal on our website. Please search it.

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-13 12:49:47
  • Is Nestlé Swiss chocolat brut halal as it does not bear the suitable for vegetarian sign ? - Raheel uzma
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-13 11:36:26
  • Is colgate plax mouthwash halal? It shows that it contains 95% ethyl alcohol. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is a Haram mouthwash.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-19-13 11:04:11
  • ASSALAM-O-ALAIKUM, Can you please tell me which ingredient among the list is doubtful or impermissible. Unbleached enriched wheat flour (flour, malted barley flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, milk chocolate drops (sugar, whole milk, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, milk fat, soy lecithin [an emulsifier], vanilla), bagel base (sugar, salt, malted barley flour, calcium sulfate, calcium carbonate, molasses powder [molasses, wheat starch], yeast, soybean oil, ascorbic acid, enzymes [wheat]), brown sugar, yeast. JAZAKALLAH khair. - Faisal
  • AOA

    This product is not because of presence of vanilla which obtained from venaiila beans by use of alcohol and vanilla contains alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-19-13 08:45:10
  • Is ritter sport chocolate from germany halal? - Marina md. nor
  • AOA

    I have no informatio  on any food product from Germany.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-13 08:15:54
  • I did got a gifted biscuits from Germany, it not mentioned any HALAL stamp, and they are not following HALAL process for sure; but all ingredients written are HALAL after I did review it on you site; so can I eat it or not? as well is disodium diphosphate ingredient from Euorpe is HALAL or not? thanks - Hassan
  • AOA

    I have no information on German products. Disodium Phosphate in USA and Canada is made from mineral but in Europe phosphate can be made from animal bones.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-13 07:01:35
  • Do homemade ginger ale/beer which does not contain any alcohol during making process halal? - Iman Sofia
  • AOA

    It is a Haram product.


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-13 06:40:05
  • Eating Maggi noodles haram - husna
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label without any flavor are only Halal Maggi noodles.

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-19-13 06:04:13
  • natvie forte a brand of franco indian pharmaceutical it contain gelatin which is obtain from animal source so please help me or let me know natvie forte is halal or haram? - parvez qureshi rashid
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    12-19-13 02:34:37
  • can we take classic prenatal vitamin tablets by glenmark phar ?? is this halal or haram ? - syed
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    12-18-13 23:31:00
  • Is the chips cheetos fries halal or haram? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Why Cheetos and Doritos (except Doritos Toasted Corn Tortilla Chips) are not Halal

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-13 20:33:45
  • AOA, is there any mozzeralla cheese that is halal besides miller and migdal? Kroger, market pantry, jewel brand, etc. Jzk - Hasan
  • AOA

    Sorrento, Precious, Kirkland Signature brands of Mozzarella cheese with KD symbol are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 19:57:45
  • ferrous sulfate[iron pills] are halal or not.i usually use to buy from the target pharmacy. - amina
  • AOA

    They are Halal only if there is a kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-13 18:50:40
  • salam is the milkshake from sonic restaurant halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-13 18:31:40
  • AOA, I got the Trader Joe's European cookie collection as gift from my friend. I have checked and found there are some items in the ingredients that have SOY LECITHIN, VANILLA FLAVOUR, VANILLA EXTRACT in their ingredients. Could you please guide me about the Halal status of this product? - Saeed Siddiqui
  • AOA

    Vanilla Extract contains 35% alcohol so European cookies are not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 18:21:17
  • Is jeybeealbertos pizza halal - Mariyyah khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-13 17:45:31
  • Please give me a list of chips that is halal .is Cheetos halal - FarzanaMemon
  • AOA

    Why Cheetos and Doritos (except Doritos Toasted Corn Tortilla Chips) are not Halal

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

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 16:13:27
  • Salam.I don't mean to bother you,but can you please help me out by telling me articles or anything to prove that companies are allowed to add hidden ingredients and FDA allows it?Can you please tell me how do you know that in some restaurants,fast food,and stores,they don't have halal meat?I need this information,because a family member is finding it ridiculously/difficult that we need to be careful in the USA. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

     

    Code of Federal Regulations]
    [Title 21, Volume 2]
    [Revised as of April 1, 2013]
    [CITE: 21CFR101.100]


     

    TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
    CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
    DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
    SUBCHAPTER B--FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION

    PART 101 -- FOOD LABELING

    Subpart G--Exemptions From Food Labeling Requirements

    Sec. 101.100 Food; exemptions from labeling.

    (a) The following foods are exempt from compliance with the requirements of section 403(i)(2) of the act (requiring a declaration on the label of the common or usual name of each ingredient when the food is fabricated from two or more ingredients).

    (1) An assortment of different items of food, when variations in the items that make up different packages packed from such assortment normally occur in good packing practice and when such variations result in variations in the ingredients in different packages, with respect to any ingredient that is not common to all packages. Such exemption, however, shall be on the condition that the label shall bear, in conjunction with the names of such ingredients as are common to all packages, a statement (in terms that are as informative as practicable and that are not misleading) indicating by name other ingredients which may be present.

    (2) A food having been received in bulk containers at a retail establishment, if displayed to the purchaser with either:

    (i) The labeling of the bulk container plainly in view, provided ingredient information appears prominently and conspicuously in lettering of not less than one-fourth of an inch in height; or

    (ii) A counter card, sign, or other appropriate device bearing prominently and conspicuously, but in no case with lettering of less than one-fourth of an inch in height, the information required to be stated on the label pursuant to section 403(i)(2) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the act).

    (3) Incidental additives that are present in a food at insignificant levels and do not have any technical or functional effect in that food. For the purposes of this paragraph (a)(3), incidental additives are:

    (i) Substances that have no technical or functional effect but are present in a food by reason of having been incorporated into the food as an ingredient of another food, in which the substance did have a functional or technical effect.

    (ii) Processing aids, which are as follows:

    (a ) Substances that are added to a food during the processing of such food but are removed in some manner from the food before it is packaged in its finished form.

    (b ) Substances that are added to a food during processing, are converted into constituents normally present in the food, and do not significantly increase the amount of the constitutents naturally found in the food.

    (c ) Substances that are added to a food for their technical or functional effect in the processing but are present in the finished food at insignificant levels and do not have any technical or functional effect in that food.

    (iii) Substances migrating to food from equipment or packaging or otherwise affecting food that are not food additives as defined in section 201(s) of the act; or if they are food additives as so defined, they are used in conformity with regulations established pursuant to section 409 of the act.

    (4) For the purposes of paragraph (a)(3) of this section, any sulfiting agent (sulfur dioxide, sodium sulfite, sodium bisulfite, potassium bisulfite, sodium metabisulfite, and potassium metabisulfite) that has been added to any food or to any ingredient in any food and that has no technical effect in that food will be considered to be present in an insignificant amount only if no detectable amount of the agent is present in the finished food. A detectable amount of sulfiting agent is 10 parts per million or more of the sulfite in the finished food. Compliance with this paragraph will be determined using sections 20.123-20.125, "Total Sulfurous Acid," in "Official Methods of Analysis of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists," 14th Ed. (1984), which is incorporated by reference and the refinements of the "Total Sulfurous Acid" procedure in the "Monier-Williams Procedure (with Modifications) for Sulfites in Foods," which is appendix A to part 101. A copy of sections 20.123-20-125 of the Official Methods of Analysis of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists" is available from the AOAC INTERNATIONAL, 481 North Frederick Ave., suite 500, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, or available for inspection at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to:http://www.archives.gov/federal_register/code_of_federal_regulations/ibr_locations.html.

    (b) A food repackaged in a retail establishment is exempt from the following provisions of the act if the conditions specified are met.

    (1) Section 403(e)(1) of the act (requiring a statement on the label of the name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, or distributor).

    (2) Section 403(g)(2) of the act (requiring the label of a food which purports to be or is represented as one for which a definition and standard of identity has been prescribed to bear the name of the food specified in the definition and standard and, insofar as may be required by the regulation establishing the standard the common names of the optional ingredients present in the food), if the food is displayed to the purchaser with its interstate labeling clearly in view, or with a counter card, sign, or other appropriate device bearing prominently and conspicuously the information required by these provisions.

    (3) Section 403(i)(1) of the act (requiring the label to bear the common or usual name of the food), if the food is displayed to the purchaser with its interstate labeling clearly in view, or with a counter card, sign, or other appropriate device bearing prominently and conspicuously the common or usual name of the food, or if the common or usual name of the food is clearly revealed by its appearance.

    (c) An open container (a container of rigid or semirigid construction, which is not closed by lid, wrapper, or otherwise other than by an uncolored transparent wrapper which does not obscure the contents) of a fresh fruit or fresh vegetable, the quantity of contents of which is not more than 1 dry quart, shall be exempt from the labeling requirements of sections 403(e), (g)(2) (with respect to the name of the food specified in the definition and standard), and (i)(1) of the act; but such exemption shall be on the condition that if two or more such containers are enclosed in a crate or other shipping package, such crate or package shall bear labeling showing the number of such containers enclosed therein and the quantity of the contents of each.

    Please go Food Product Section and then Chain Restaurant and find the Halal food product. Majority of restuarant except Indian Pakistani serve non zabiha. Many ulem consider non zabiha meat as not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    12-18-13 15:17:46
  • dove or nivea is halal or no - rukhsar
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 14:56:36
  • AOA, is barley malt halal? I bought cereal corn flakes.its one ingriedient is barley malt.kindly tell me.its expiry is near. - binte nafees
  • AOA

    Barley Malt is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-18-13 14:11:23
  • olay products are all halal? - salwa
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.

    You can find answers to most of your questions in Q & A section.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-13 12:11:58
  • Is it Inner Armour Hardmass supplement product from USA have halal certificate ? - farida
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 10:16:57
  • Omeprazole capsul is halal or not thank you - Fad kilic
  • AOA

    Capsules are mostly made with pig gelatin. If there is no label "Suitable For Vegetarian" then it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    12-18-13 07:40:49
  • Is the Kit Kat Rum and Raisin flavour from Japan halal? Rum is alcoholic but it says that they just put flavouring. - Az
  • AOA

    Rum is a wine. Any product made with Rum is Haram.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 06:58:30
  • is Royal Dansk Luxury Chocolate Wafers Halall - Ahmed
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they are not Halal or kosher certified.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-13 04:00:03
  • is the " disodium diphosphate" ingrediant halal? - Hassan
  • AOA

    Disodium Phosphate is a Halal chemical in USA and Canada.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-18-13 03:44:46
  • Is Humectant(Glycerol E422) Halal? - Nasir Shahab
  • AOA

    It is a mushbooh ingredient.

    unknown E422 Glycerol Glycerol is a polyol obtained from fats and oil. It is Halal if it obtained from oils or soy fat. Suitable for vegetarian label indicates that only vegetable oil or fat is used as a source.  

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-13 03:28:43
  • Assalamu alaikum, Could you please let me know if this Cheese is halal... TEAMA Milk Triangles (cheese) Produced in Egypt http://www.teamamilk.com/bcc/Tcp_Tm.asp I had contacted their website with this query 2 months ago, but did not receive any response. JazakAllah kher - Sister P
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 03:14:45
  • Assalamu alaikum, Could you please tell me if "TIFFANY TOFFEES" are halal? JazakAllah kher - Sister P
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-18-13 03:06:37
  • which indian soap and shampoo are halal - mohd swaleh
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-18-13 00:54:33
  • Is maggie noodles of india halal - shabnam
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label without any flavor are only Halal Maggi noodles.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-13 00:25:51
  • assalamu alikom, when i e-mailed the cheese producer asking if it had any animal or alcohol based ingredients in the material or starter culture they replied with that email , Dear Sir/Madame, The cheese is not as such halal approved. Raw material in the product is milk from cow, but the animal fat is replaced by vegetable oil/fat. Furthermore the rennet used for production is a microbial and nothing is with alcohol. The blue AKADIA and the product you have is basically the same, just in a different brand. Med venlig hilsen / Best regards NORDEX FOOD A/S Mikael Kaarsberg Christensen , so is it ok to eat it or is it still non- halal? - Rabia
  • AOA

    CHEESES AND ITS HALAL STATUS:

    The following things have to be Halal in order for a cheese to be considered Halal: 1. Ingredients used to make the Mother Starter Culture growth Media ((if whey used, it has to be made from non animal rennet, Lactose is also from non animal rennet, yeast extract has to be from baker’s yeast). 2. Ingredients used to make the Bulk Starter Culture growth Media ((if whey used, it has to be made from non animal rennet, Lactose is also from non animal rennet, yeast extract has to be from baker’s yeast). 3. Starter Bacterial culture are Halal if they obtained from milk source and not from meat source, usually in practice they obtained from milk. 4. Milk Coagulating Enzyme, such as Microbial rennet used to coagulate milk or Rennet obtained from Zabiha slaughtered calves 5. Fat Hydrolyzing Enzyme, such as Microbial Lipases 6. Dairy ingredients such as Non Fat dry milk solid or cream or dry milk added 7. Artificial color such as artificial blue or green color is added to neutralize natural yellow color in curd for Asiago or Blue cheese 8. Media to grow mold Penicillium roquefortti providing blue color in blue cheese 9. Harmless plant based enzyme is added for curing or flavor development and growth media for biological curing agent used on the surface of Brick cheese 10. Flavoring, hydrolyzed lactose, whey for cold packed cheese food, gelatin(if it is used then it is not Halal) is allowed in cream cheese but most manufacturer use gums instead of gelatin. 11. Cheese must be Kosher certified(if kosher certification meets Halal requirements) or the starter culture bacteria, rennet, media upon which the culture bacteria grows has to be kosher certified or use of microbial rennet or Lipase or whey is made from using culture bacteria obtained from milk source, microbial rennet or milk is used as a media.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-18-13 00:23:18
  • Ginger wine which is made from ginger, honey, raisins, wheat mixture which is fermenting of it is allowed in islam or not??? - zed
  • AOA

    Any wine or any drink which intoxicate is not allowed in Islam. Wine is a Haram product.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-13 00:10:11
  • Is happy cow chease slice is hallal? - Mairaj
  • AOA

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


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-13 23:47:03
  • Is PPG-26-Buteth-26 halal? it is being used as an ingredient of a cosmetic. - sunny
  • AOA

    Poly Propylene Glycol is mixed with fatty alcohol in PPG-26-Buteth-26. If fatty alcohol is from animal fat  then it is not Halal. But if it is from vegetable fat then it is Halal. Only manufacturer knows the source. Poly Propylene Glycol is a polymer of proylene glycol and it is Halal.

    PPG-26-Buteth-26 is a mushbooh ingredient.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-17-13 23:14:04
  • Assalamualaikum.. Will it not be sooo beneficial if u people create an android app so that we can check the product out on the go... Hoping for a development in this regard soon Inshallah.. Wasalam - Suleiman Talha
  • AOA

    According to our computer director android is a complex system. But we are applying to Apple for MCG app for Iphone approval this week. Inshalla our MCG Iphone app will be available in Jan. 2014. So you can search Halal food products in supermarkets.


    Category: News & Alerts
    12-17-13 22:57:00
  • Assalamualaikum.. I am writing from India.. On your website regarding KFC u have only mentioned about one product which is not Halal.. But apart from that what about the rest of the things on the menu? Specially about the KFC chicken bucket.... And regarding other food chains like pizza Hut we are sure about the crusts but what about the chicken.? Though the do declare it to be Halal but can we trust em?? Kindly help.. Jazakallah khairan - Suleiman
  • AOA

    I have no resources or websites in India to find out the Halal status of Chain Restauranrts. The Chain Restuarant Data on our website is for USA only. KFC chicken are not Halal in USA and Canada.


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-13 22:46:25
  • Root beer lollipop is it halal - Zahraa
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-17-13 19:09:25
  • A salamu alaikum, please can you help me inshAllah, I recently bought some herbal de-stress tablets from the health food shop, they contain methanolic extract of hops and also ethanolic extract of valerian. My question is does this mean they contain ethanol and methanol? or are they used to extract the herbs and then taken away? So are they Halal? JazakAllah kairun - Muhammad
  • AOA

    Methanolic extract is Halal and Ethanolic Extract is Haram. It does not matter if ethanol take away, it is still Haram.


    Category: General Question
    12-17-13 18:43:03
  • Salaam I am writing to you from the u.k I wanted to know if the product "sure" for men ( rollon) are permissible to use? I have heard that they use animal derived ingredients in there roll-ons. Could you please clarify this for me Jazakallah for you're time - Dilwar
  • AOA

    I have no information any personal products made in UK.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-17-13 16:07:23
  • Assaalamu alaiakum, I'm looking for Sugar Free Cookies. I came across "Joseph" Please let me know whether Cookies listed below are Free. Here is the link http://www.josephslitecookies.com/sugar-free-1.cfm" Jazakallah - Halaal Consumer
  • AOA

    Sugar Free Pecan Shortbread Cookies, Sugar Free Oatmeal Cookies are Sugar Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are only three cookies are Halal rest has flavor and vanilla.

     

     

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-17-13 13:31:11
  • we are planning to buy battered chicken from restaurant Depot , is that chicken is halaal ? Can we buy ? - syeda
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    12-17-13 12:01:22
  • Assamulikum, mild cheddar shredded natural cheese brand is sargento is it halal or not, jazakallah khair - langrial
  • AOA

    Non of Sargento cheeses are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-13 11:40:35
  • هل زيت الغلي نور يعد من الزيوت المحرمة لاحتوائه على E221 ؟ - محمد
  • السلام E-221 هو سلفيت الصوديوم هو مادة كيميائية وهي مادة كيميائية الحلال.


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-13 08:27:16
  • Greetings, I have some friends coming over for dinner that eat only halal dishes. Would it be OK to make salmon fish tacos with halal sour cream and salsas? Thank you for your help! - Megan
  • Hi

    Thanks for contacting us. Here are Halal brand you can make for the Halal dish:

    1. Gorton Grilled Salmon or fresh wild caught Salmon (not Farm Salmon)

    2. Daisy Sour Cream

    3. Newman's Own All Natural Mild Salsa

    4. Ortega's 12 Yellow Taco Shells


    Category: Ingredients
    12-17-13 06:48:15
  • Is the hair product "pomade" halal ? I really need the answer - irfan
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    12-17-13 06:04:34
  • garnier men - purify & brighten charcoal black foam. is this product halal?? - Muhd Nur Zaki
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    12-17-13 05:27:39
  • is garcinia cambogia extract powder halal or not - hafsa
  • AOA

    Please read Garcinia Cambogia Extract at our News section.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-17-13 05:24:35
  • Is there pig fat in cadbury choclates - Rajila
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-13 23:53:50
  • cal nutri brown rice and black sesame cracker is from Thailand and it mention all ingredient is organic. Their website is www.calintertrade.co.th I would like to know whether is halal for muslim? - anis syahirah salleh
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-13 22:38:33
  • IAssalamu alaikum, I live in USA. I want to know that plates and container that made up of DART foam os halal or not. Can i use dart product? - shabnaz
  • AOA

    haram Foam Paper Cups PAPER CUPS Dart Animal(including pork or beef) fat coating, no guarantee for pork fat free.

    Search Category: Food Products

    Seach results for the term: paper plate

    Total results generated: 7
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal 170 Soak Proof Foam paper Plates Paper Plates Great Value   02-23-13
    halal Everyday Soak Proof 50, 130, 60 and 50Plates Paper Plate Hefty   02-23-13
    halal 95 Plate 8 1/2 " Family Pack Paper Plates paper plate Dixie   02-23-13
    halal 50 Plate 10 1/16 " Every Day Plate Paper Plate Dixie   02-23-13
    halal 32 Dinner Classic 10 3/8 " Paper Plates paper Plate Chinet   02-23-13
    halal Cups, Bowls, Plates, Hinged Containers and Cutlery Paper Plates and Cups Genpak The company says they do not use any animal product please answer my question thank you this is the letter from company web site January 1, 2012 To Whom It May Concern: Genpak L.L.C. has not sought or received kosher certification for any of our products, including PET or PS products. However, we do hereby certify that no animal derived raw materials or additives are used in the production of the above stated products. Genpak appreciates your decision to use our products and your continued support. Best Regards, Jeff Cole Marketing Manager - Provided by brother Javed. 04-08-12
    halal Paper Plates PAPER PLATES Dixie, Hefty, Chinet, Solo With certification symbol.

    Category: General Question
    12-16-13 19:56:30
  • Asalaam aleykum. In sweden there are not a lot of supplements products that have a kosher or halal symbol. There is a company that sells D vitamin supplement in vegetable capsules that contains: Microcrystalline cellulose, cholecalciferol. ( D vitamin from sheep wool) There is no vegan symbol (maybe because the vitamin is from sheep wool?) But the company claims that their products are suitable for vegetarians on their website. There is no kosher or halal symbol on the package, but on their website they claim that the D vitamin is halal- and kosher certified. The d vitamin, the filling and the capsule. They also claim by email, that they do not use alcohol or hidden products. So the company claim that: Their products are suitable for vegetarians The D vitamin is kosher and halal certified They do not use alcohol in the manufacturing process They do not use hidden products Is this product halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    You can consume it.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-16-13 18:32:31
  • is garcinia cambogia halal or not - hafsa
  • AOA

    Garcinia Cambogia Extract is obtained through water extraction of fruits of Garcinia Cambogia which grown in India. It has hydroxycitric acid which prohibits the enzyme Citrate lyase. Citrate lyase enzyme in our body convert extra carbohydrate into fat. This is the reason this Hydroxycitric acid used in weight loss medicine.

    100% Garcinia Cambogia Extract is a Halal extract because water is used to extract from fruit of the tree but in capsule or tablet form it may be not available as 100%.

    Garcinia Cambogia Extract is reported as toxic in the medical literature. Garcinia cambogia extract is available in capsules too which may be made from pork gelatin.

    The active ingredient in Garcinia cambogia extract is Hydroxycitric acid but the capsules or tablets may also contain inactive ingredients which may be Haram.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-13 16:23:10
  • Manhattan Bagel is a halal place to go to eat? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-13 13:17:42
  • Are the original waffle co. Halaal u can buy them from asda they originate from Belgium . Iv tried to look but cant find any details - irfan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-13 11:45:28
  • ARE IRON TABLETS BY ' 21ST CENTURY' HALAL? Ingredients are: Cellulose, Croscarmellose, Stearic Acid, SiliconDioxide, Magnesium Strearate, Titanium Dioxide, Artificial colours(FD&C Blue#2, FD&C Red #40). - Mrs. Basith
  • AOA

    The megnesium stearate could be from pork fat and if FD&C colors use din liquid for then they may contain pork fat glycerin.

    This iron tablets are only Halal if there is a kosher symbol on the package otherwise it is not a Halal iron.


    Category: Food Products
    12-16-13 10:27:10
  • there is a bread selling in sams club store. artisan fresh brand name french bread,is it halal?thank you - sara
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    12-16-13 08:14:00
  • AOA I have seen written on different chocolates and candies MILK CHOCOLATE( CONTAINS 25% COCOA BEAN, 14% MILK SOLIDS). My question is that is this milk halal? and what is the actual practice in the industries? Are they just using cow or just like these halal animal`s milk or also from pig or haram animals? - Mohsin
  • AOA

    Chocolates are Halal only if they have a kosher symbol on the package and are not made with alcohol containing flavor. With kosher symbol the milk solid can be dried in a drey which is also used for Haram products. Milk solids comes from cow milk. Milk never be made from pig.


    Category: Ingredients
    12-16-13 07:05:17
  • can i know the halal certification for Inglot Nail Polish - inglot
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    12-16-13 01:58:26