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  • prawns is halal or haram - mohammed yaseen khan
  • AOA

    Prawn is mukrooh for Hanafi Muslims.


    Category: Food Products
    01-18-14 02:14:38
  • How often is the site updated. I am hearing that papa John pizza is haram because they use pork in the sauce but as of 2011 or 10 it is listed here as halal. - sahkeenah wallace
  • AOA

    I have to update Papa John.


    Category: General Question
    01-17-14 21:06:02
  • Please reply as soon as you get this message, I heard it only contains palm oil that's the fat they use but I just want to make sure. Please and thank you :) - Bayan
  • AOA

    About what?


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-17-14 20:37:34
  • R shurfines she buddies the cheddar flavoured one halal - hawabibi
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-17-14 14:19:16
  • Assalam o alikum.. Do you have any information about "olive garden" halal menu I mean the hummus n other cheese extra..can you please upgrade the food chain list in USA.JazakAllah - Amina ahmad
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-17-14 14:14:33
  • Is denatured ethyl alcohol halal in a hair lotion - nour el hoda
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-17-14 11:58:18
  • Worcestershire Sauce - assalamu alaikum. I will be grateful if you could please kindly let me know what inquiry to make to the manufacturer when inquiring about Worcestershire Sauce ? I mean just as for soya sauce we check whether there is wheat or not so as to determine whether its made by fermentation or not? Similarly what am I supposed to look out for in Worcestershire Sauce? Which ingredient? What thing could make it musbooh or haram? Please kindly advise as its very confusing. May Allah reward you with the best in both the worlds for the wonderful effort you are making on behalf of the Muslim Ummah. Jazakallah khair - m adam
  • AOA

    Each brand has differernt ingredients. First rqirements is it must have a kosher symbol. It should not have soy sauce as flavoring, alcohol was not used as extracting solvent for tamarind extract. Flavoring should not have alcohol. This is for UK.


    Category: General Question
    01-17-14 09:35:26
  • which doritoz chips are halal? - 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.

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE WHO MEET HALAL REQUIREMENTS ARE HALAL

    The Kosher Certified food products are not considered Halal if they contain one of the following ingredient (based on MCG Halal Standard): (1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol, (19) Natural Vanilla or Natural Vanilla Flavor(because Alcohol is used in its extraction). 


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-17-14 08:52:14
  • is mamba halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-17-14 08:50:36
  • weather the Oven Fresh Resturant is halal or not halal. kindly reply me - R. Aarif Jamal
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-17-14 08:02:14
  • who can be regarded as islamic consumer? - rita
  • AOA

    Every Muslim.


    Category: General Question
    01-17-14 07:26:39
  • What is your opinion about Monosodium Glutamate. Is it Halal or Haram? - Tuba
  • AOA

    It is Halal in USA and Canada if it is from Ajinomonto USA Compnay because it is kosher certified.


    Category: Food Products
    01-17-14 07:22:19
  • Assalamo Alaeikum my question is that knorr soup is halal or haram? And one more question is how do we know about carmine / cochineal is present in products? - Fatimah
  • AOA

    Knorr soups are not because it is made with non zabiha meat and it is not kosher certified. Carmin is Haram because it is obtained from insects. All insects except locust are Haram. Any product containing it will be Haram.


    Category: General Question
    01-17-14 06:35:20
  • Assalamu Alaikum, a rumour is circulating among Muslim Ummah about coke and Pepsi containing pork and alchohol, What is the true about it? - Hussaini Musa
  • AOA

    There is no pork in Coke and Pepsi. Only Pepsi is Halal. Coke and 7 up contain alcohol.


    Category: Food Products
    01-17-14 05:13:41
  • Is quarker oats halal to consume? - Muhammad Kamel Umar
  • AOA

    Quaker 100% oats are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-17-14 04:10:01
  • Assalammualaikum, thanks for the previous reply. Unfortunately, I ate one piece of the pop tart's snack. Anyways, I wanna ask that I saw this sweet bars on the rack in Supermarket and I went to check the Halal Certificate first. They have this halal stamp on it, however, when I look at the ingredients, it was made by Gelatin (Beef). Can I eat it or avooid it? Cause my family members told me that whenever there is Gelatin (Beef), mostly it's from a pork meat. - Nur Khairunnisa Bte Kamsani
  • AOA

    If beef zabiha slaughtered used to make gelatin then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-17-14 00:06:30
  • Assalammualaikum, I am currently a student studying in US. I want to consume whey protein as a supplement and I want to buy Muscletech products (below vanilla or chocolate flavor). Can you please verify if the products and the ingredients are halal. Thank you. http://www.samsclub.com/sams/muscletech-premium-whey-protein-chocolate-5-lbs/prod3890134.ip?navAction= http://www.samsclub.com/sams/muscletech-premium-whey-protein-vanilla-5-lbs/prod3900026.ip?navAction= - Muhammad Farhan Aiman Arsani
  • 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: Food Products
    01-16-14 22:45:24
  • Assalaam Walaikum, I jus checked Nonni's biscotti box has a "K" symbol at the back ..but according to your site its has no certification symbol.So is it a halaal product?? Jazak Allah - tanzeel
  • AOA

    There was no kosher symbol on the package on Nonni Biscotti products. Since it has a kosher symbol all Biscotti are not Halal due to presnce of Vanilla in coating except Original Biscotti which made with natural flavor which could be vanilla flavor and it has mushbooh sttaus. So in general they are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-14 15:49:16
  • Asssalam walaikum, I wanted to know whether brown sugar I halaal? or if not is there any halaal brand which I can buy.Also wen I was searching for this on net I came across an article which sd white sugar is not halaal n some bone char is used in the filtration process for white sugar. please enlighten me on this JazakAllah - tanzeel
  • AOA

    Brown sugar from any brand is Halal. The bone char used  in white sugar is Halal becuase cattle bones used to make the bone char and it is a example of Sharia rule tabdeele mahiya where bones completlet changed to ashes and ash is Halal so does the white sugar.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-16-14 14:45:19
  • Salam, is nightquil halal? - Shakeela
  • AOA

    Please check the medicine section of non food section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-14 13:37:10
  • I have the habit to buy foods that looks delicious on the rack. I was eyeing this snack call 'pop tarts' as Singapore, where I'm from rare to find those American foods. So I want to ask that is pop tarts can be eaten? - Nur Khairunnisa Bte Kamsani
  • AOA

    Pop Tarts are not Halal most of them are made with pork gelatin.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-16-14 11:11:40
  • is cheese or vegetable pizza halal in pizza hut Dalian China branch. - farah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-16-14 10:13:49
  • Is red 33 & blue1 halal - Anis Fathima
  • AOA

    FD&C yellow No. 5 or FD&C red No. 40 colors:

    FD&C yellow No. 5 or FD&C red No. 40 are chemical dyes or lakes and they are Halal if used in pure granular or powder form but if the FD&C colors are required to make it in liquid form then a solvent is needed to make FD&C colors in liquid form. Liquid FD&C colors are used in liquid foods such as soft drinks. Vegetable oil or glycerin is used to make liquid artificial colors. Liquid FD&C colors are Halal only if vegetable oil or soy fat based glycerin is used. If glycerin is obtained from pork fat then liquid FD&+C colors will be Haram. A Halal or Kosher symbol (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements) appears on a food package containing these colors indicates that no pork or beef fat glycerin was used as a solvent.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-16-14 10:02:29
  • Is Andy Capps hot fries okay to eat i found it from sam's club it has natural and artificial flavours and also wanted to know about monosodium glutamate which is in that snack - azhar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    01-16-14 08:59:18
  • Is natural vanilla extracts used in chocolates halal - shahla
  • AOA

    Vanilla Extract:

    Vanilla Extract is a liquid solution containing natural vanillin which is obtained from vanilla beans by use of alcohol and water solvent. FDA both in USA and Canada requires that vanilla extract solution must contain a minimum of 35% ethyl alcohol otherwise it will not called as Vanilla Extract.

    Vanilla Extract is a Haram ingredient according MCG's Halal standard or Criteria.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-16-14 08:05:51
  • Asalam o Allaykum, I live in Ottawa Canada. I read ur stuff usually. I have a question that is about cheese. Here we have some cheese like Kraft, Black Diamond, Saputo etc but non has K symbal on it i have not seedn any chees with K symbol on it. In that case what should we use as kids love cheese. I went to USA i have seen that in USA almost every product has K or U symbols but here in Canada we do not see as much. And if i see it has Yeast Exract OR Vinalla Extract accrording to MCG that is haram. M My son goes to Islamic School i went to buy sonethng for there class something sweet by i couldnt buy just becuse of Vinalla Exract but when i saw in school that many parents broight the stuff with VE which i thought not to buy. So almost all K stuff has VE or YE what shuld we do. Jazak Allah - Fouzia Ahmed
  • AOA

    Please go to our Canadian Halal website www.canadianhalalfoods.com and write cheese under search then click food product by category then click Show only Halal you will get a list of Halal cheese in Toronto supermarkets. You can also get Halal miller cheese from Kosher Food Stores in Ottawa which are kosher certified and meet Halal requirements.


    Category: General Question
    01-16-14 06:44:36
  • I previously asked you 'Is loreal shampoo halal' and you said to check Non-food section ...I checked it but there was nothing written over there...please let me know if possible whether it is halaal or haraam... - Zareer Ahmed
  • AOA

    Then it was not researched yet.


    Category: General Question
    01-16-14 04:08:40
  • Assalam, I just bought A Mark & Spencer breakfast cereal " Millionaire's Caramel Crunch". I just wanna check the ingredient e471 used in this product is it halal? - Rahilah
  • AOA

    If there is no suitable for vegetarian claim and if it has flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-16-14 02:59:16
  • I have two questions to you...my first question is 'Why all pantene shampoos not halal?'...my second question is 'Is tang dry powder manufactured by kraft foods halal?'...please let me know....JazakAllahu Khair... - Zareer Ahmed
  • AOA

    For Pantene please visit our Personal care product under Non Food Products. I have no information on Tang.


    Category: General Question
    01-16-14 02:57:48
  • is plain white bread which we generally eat halal?....I am asking this question because yeast is used in making bread...so are all breads halal?...please let me know...JazakAllahu Khair... - Zareer Ahmed
  • AOA

    Yeast used in bread making is a Halal ingredient. Bread are Halal only if no animal fat based dough conditioners, flavor, L-cysteined were used.


    Category: General Question
    01-16-14 02:53:08
  • salam is natural identical strawberry flavor is halal or not and please can you read the ingriedient can you check the ingredients is halal or not brand --- minuet waffer strawberry cream product of turkey the ingredients are cream ( 78% ) ,sugar , corn starch , vegetable oil ,natural identical strawberry flavor , coloring ( natural : red beet juice E162), wheat flour ,salt ,emulsifier ( soy lecithin E322 ), raising agent ( ammonium bicarbonate E503 , sodium bicarbonate E500 ) , thanks - javed - javed
  • AOA

    I have no information on Turkey products.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-14 01:54:26
  • salam is natural identical vanillin flavor is halal or not and please can you read the ingriedient because there is no vanilla in ingriedient can you check the ingredients is halal or not brand --- minuet waffer vanilla cream product of turkey the ingredients are cream ( 78% ) ,sugar , corn starch , vegetable oil ,natural identical vanillin flavor , wheat flour , raising agent ( ammonium bicarbonate E503 , sodium bicarbonate E500 ) , salt , emulsifier ( soy lecithin E322 ) thanks - javed - javed
  • AOA

    Natural identical vanillin flavor is Halal. This is product is Halal if no hidden ingredients are used.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-14 01:43:25
  • salam is natural identical choclate flavor is halal or not and please can you read the ingriedient can you check the ingredients is halal or not brand --- minuet waffer choclate cream product of turkey the ingredients are cream ( 78% ) ,sugar , cocoa , corn starch , vegetable oil ,natural identical choclate flavor , wheat flour , raising agent ( ammonium bicarbonate E503 , sodium bicarbonate E500 ) , salt , emulsifier ( soy lecithin E322 ) , cocoa . thanks - javed - javed
  • AOA

    I do not what they used to make natural identical chocolate flavor. If it contains alcohol then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-16-14 01:36:42
  • Search results for the term: selam u aleykum, brothers and sisters i would like to know about the (optimum nutrition-women) it contains 40 ingredients, most of them are trusted and halal, but i don\'t know about some of them it doesn\'t contain gelatin, so would you please check it out, here is the link: http://www.amazon.com/Optimum-Nutrition-Opti-Women-120-Capsules/dp/B000GIQRW6/ref=sr_1_15?ie=UTF8&qid=1389856100&sr=8-15&keywords=optimum+nutrition - omar younis
  • AOA

    Optimim Nutrition products are not Halal because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-16-14 00:14:27
  • is feine schokoladen blattchen (choceur) halal? and also schokoladen kranze? i already ate these chocolates but i didnt see any halal or shubhah sign/logo. it is also a 'utz certified' kakao. - wardah adam
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-14 00:12:31
  • Are loreal shampoo and conditioner halal? - Zareer Ahmed
  • AOA

    Please check Non Food Section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-15-14 20:21:49
  • Denatured alcohol in hair products .....I'm losing my hair and I bought a hair oil and I found that was written on it is it halal - nour
  • AOA

    Denatured alcohol can be used in non food products.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-15-14 15:50:09
  • i want to know if 1 - di carlo pizzeria is halal? 2 - marco's pizza is halal? - muna nabeel
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-15-14 15:48:19
  • Is galaxy chocolates halal? It contains natural vanilla. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-15-14 11:27:20
  • whether santoor bar soap is halal or haram? - rashid
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-15-14 10:17:45
  • Assalam-o-Alaikum Is cheese used in exported Cheetos halal or haram? Is blue cheese halal or haram? - haneeah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    01-15-14 09:14:16
  • Is ragu white sauce halal and is dolmio white sauce halal too Jazak Allah Khair - Sadia kamran
  • AOA

    Please search Ragu on our website.


    Category: Food Products
    01-15-14 07:20:29
  • i once saw your answer phrase '' if it is kosher then it is halal '' are u sure brother? example poultry slaugther by the jews, and by the muslim, we can't eat kosher meat... - jafar
  • AOA

    I never write like that. I always write if Kosher certified food products meet Halal requirements then they are Halal orther wise not.

    Kosher meat is not Halal because they do not prounce Allah's name on all animals only first and last.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-15-14 05:28:25
  • do you think kosher is same as halal? where were kosher word from? - jafar
  •  Aoa

    m

    No, kosher certified products must meet Halal requirements.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-15-14 05:03:55
  • Benzyl Alcohol used in pepsodent toothpaste is halal or not please tell me - muhammed rizwan
  •  Aoa

    it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-15-14 02:42:20
  • what is kosher UD??pliz tell me in detail... - nur iezz
  •  Aoa

    U under circle is kosher symbol of orthodox union kosher organization symbol. D means the food product is made with dairy ingredients.


    Category: General Question
    01-15-14 02:38:52
  • Is e.l.f cosmetics are halal - Fatima
  •  Aoa

    I do not know.


    Category: General Question
    01-15-14 00:45:55
  • Is vanilla extract halal used in ice creams and chocolates - shahla
  •  Aoa

     Vanilla extract is a Haram ingredient because it contains 35 percent alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-15-14 00:10:03
  • is there any kind of food to cure memory lost - pta
  • AOA

    I do not know.


    Category: Food Products
    01-14-14 23:35:55
  • Ucc coffee mentioned emulsifier whether halal? - masni kasim
  • AOA

    If it has kosher symbol then emulsifier Halal otherwise not.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-14-14 20:33:03
  • Dear all, I've a question about the product "tic tac orange". Is this product halal? Regards Gulay - Gülay
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-14-14 19:24:54
  • Does pepsodent toothpaste contain alcohol?? - mariam zakiya
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Ingredients
    01-14-14 18:27:34
  • I WANT TO KNOW THAT- MAGGI NOODLES(NESTLE INDIA LIMITED PRODUCT) IS HALAL OR HARAM? - Mohammad Tahir
  • AOA

    Those with Green dot without falvor are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-14-14 16:10:48
  • So if we can eat frosted flakes, can we eat frosted flakes chocolate? - Rahila
  • AOA

    Seach results for the term: frosted flakes chocolate

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    exclaim Frosted Flakes Chocolate Cereal Cereal Kelloggs Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor 03-16-13

    Category: E-Numbers
    01-14-14 14:41:14
  • Assalamu Alaikum. Are Haribo gummy bears halaal? They contain gelatin, but from what i was told the gelatin is from a halaal source. Please confirm. Wassalaam - Mohammad
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-14-14 13:10:16
  • Is vine (not wine) ripped tomato sauce halal? or what is the difference between vine and wine. - azam
  • AOA

    Vine tomato is a variety of tomato where tomato plant grows up to 10 feet. It is called indetrminate tomato type. It grows as vine and other variety determinate grows as bush. Wine is a Haram alcoholic drink made from sugar containing fruits and grains which are fermented by yeast to make alcoholic bevergaes.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-14-14 13:05:45
  • salam alikom is twix and snickers fun size halal? thank you. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Theya are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-14-14 12:31:49
  • Is Camel Amba Mango slice halal? It contains vingegar, but I don't know what kind.. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I need to know complete ingredients list and if kosher symbol is on the package.


    Category: Food Products
    01-14-14 10:40:09
  • I LIKE TO KNOW IF BEATRICE MILK HALAL - SYED NIAZ AHMED
  • AOA

    It is Halal milk in Canada. Milk from any brand is Halal in USA and Canada.


    Category: Food Products
    01-14-14 09:49:22
  • is cosmetic which contains urea or uric acid haram ? some cosmetics contain urea and uric acid. Urea itself is not possible to use, but if it is obtained by chemical way, can we use this product - Cholpon
  • AOA

    It is chemically made.


    Category: General Question
    01-14-14 04:34:58
  • is pantene shampoo manufactured in Thailand halal?...if not halal then can you please tell me why it is not halal?...Jazak Allahu Khair... - Zareer Ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-13-14 22:47:11
  • is tang dry powder manufactured by kraft foods halal?...JazakAllahu Khair - Zareer Ahmed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-13-14 22:08:44
  • Is the yeast used in making bread/white bread halal?...by the way my another question is 'Are all breads halal to consume?'...JazakAllahu Khair... - Zareer Ahmed
  • AOA

    Yeast used in bread is Hakak and all breads may not be Halal. Pleas check the list of Halal bread on our website.


    Category: General Question
    01-13-14 21:53:55
  • Assalam-Alikum, Is old country buffet halal in Chicago? Jazakallah - muslimah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    01-13-14 18:55:04
  • what is stearic acid and is it haram - ruksana
  • AOA

    Stearic Acid is fat based emulsifier Halal only if it is obtained from vegetable based fat.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-13-14 14:49:52
  • Salam. I asked u about Gabriel cosmetics inc products / ingredients. So u answered that they might b using alcohol during processing or as a solvent during extraction in products labelled as alcohol free. So I called them. The lady at the customer service said that they are vegan ( except animal hair make up brushes), carmine free and don't use alcohol during extraction in products labelled as alcohol free. She said they do steam distillation for extraction n don't use alcohol in this process. But I forgot to ask what solvent they use. So are they halal then? Thanks - Aim
  • AOA

    Distillation do not need solvent. So you can use it.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-13-14 14:32:06
  • Laughing cow cheese is halal. I knew there is no kosher symbol. They said not halal or kosher but vegetarian. So if vegetarian so it's mean halal. Plz help me - sami
  • AOA

    No, it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-13-14 14:26:59
  • you made a huge mistake by considering kosher is halal please read this article http://qa.sunnipath.com/issue_view.asp?HD=1&ID=427&CATE=29 - mahmoud zakzok
  • AOA
    You got wrong the article says about Kosher meat not non meat kosher certified food product which MCG says Halal if they meet our Halal requirements. From above mentioned article "
    Islam prohibits all intoxicants, including alcohols, liquors and wines, whereas Judaism regards alcohol and wines as Kosher. Hence Kosher foods may contain alcohol. If they do, they are haram". It is not a secret that IFANCA Halal certified food product contains 0.5% alcohol. How come IFANCA has contradiction, they say alcohol containing food products are Haram and then Halal certified all food products which are made with alcohol containing flavors. Ask food companies whose products are Halal certified whether they are made with alcohol containing flavor.Ask Shaykh Faraz Rabbani where in any hadith says that 0.5% alcohol in food product is considered Halal. Ask Shaykh Faraz Rabbani why IFANCA has a Jewish professor as advisor?

    You should researched first then ask this question that I made a huge mistake by considering kosher certified food products are Halal if they meet our Halal requirements.

    Currently Kosher meat is not Halal because they do not pronounce Allah's name on every animal but only first and last animal. So Muslims do not know where meat come from the one on which Allah's name was pronounced..

    The whole article obtained from IFANCA's FAQ he did not say any thing from himself.

    Allah sys in Quran good, pure and tayub foods of ahlekitab (Jews and Christian) are Halal for Muslims and Halal foods are Halal for them.

    But they do not follow what Torrah says about good, pure and Tayab food. This is the reason MCG says only those kosher certified non meat food products considered Halal if they meat the Halal requirement. We mentioned it on our Home Page and you for got to read it.

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED NON MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE WHO MEET HALAL REQUIREMENTS ARE HALAL

    The Kosher Certified food products are not considered Halal if they contain one of the following ingredient (based on MCG Halal Standard): (1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol, (19) Natural Vanilla or Natural Vanilla Flavor(because Alcohol is used in its extraction). 

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-13-14 12:56:31
  • I am asking about this product if it is halal or not http://www.naturesway.com/Products/Vitamins/14925-Alive-Multi-Vitamin.aspx I contacted the manufacturer and they told me that The Alive formulations are vegetarian with only one ingredient that is from an animal source. The Vitamin D3 comes from cholecalciferol which is sourced from sheep lanolin Also There may be some ingredients that used alcohol in the extraction process but it has been evaporated off the ingredient and all ingredients is listed in the label of the products. - mahmoud zakzok
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-13-14 12:30:11
  • what shampoo is halal? - elmedin alili
  • AOA

    PLease search it under Personal care products.


    Category: General Question
    01-13-14 11:51:50
  • assalammualaikum. i want to know about product mpv and php. This product supplements for body builder. I had seen one letter to show this product is halal and konsar certificate. So i want to know its true halal or not. Thank you. - Naim omar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-13-14 10:39:41
  • Assalamu' Alaykum, If a product is Kosher certified and contains FD&C Red #40 as an ingredient, is the product halal? Jazakallah - Haris Ansari
  • AOA

    Yes, it means either FD&C Red # 40 was used as dry powder if the product is dry product or if the product is liquid product then they use either vegetable oil or vegetable fat based glycerin as solvent for liquid FD&C Red #40.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-13-14 10:22:35
  • Assalamu 'Alaykum, May Allah reward you abundantly for your effort. Brother, I received your e-mail stating that Sodium Eritorbate (Erythorbate) is not halal, but I checked on your website later that E316 Sodium Eritorbate (Erythorbate) is halal under the E-Numbers list. Also, I got it confirmed from the HMA's (Halal Monitoring Authority) website that Sodium Eritorbate (Erythorbate) is halal, but you are claiming that it is haram. Can you please support your reason because I am confused on whose opinion to take. Jazakallah - Haris Ansari
  • AOA

    Thank for bringing to my attention. It is my mistake that I was thinking of Sodium Erythorbate as a derivative of Erythritol because spelling of both yare very close and both are different. Erythritol is a sugar alcohol made by alcoholic fermentation of cornstarch or fruit. While Sodium Erythorbate is a sodium salt of Erythorbic Acid which is derivative of Halal Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C). Sodium Erythorbate (E-Number 316) and ErythorbicAcid are Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-13-14 10:21:18
  • Salam Someone told me the cheeses at aldi are produced with vegetable rennet. Are these halal? What about the cheese at trader joes which also says in ingredients vegetable renner - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Cheese is Halal only if it has a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. Rennet is not only thing decide the Halal status of a cheese.


    Category: General Question
    01-13-14 09:28:54
  • Can we eat white fats? e.g. lard - Haadiya
  • AOA

    LARD IS A HARAM FAT FOR MUSLIMS.


    Category: Food Products
    01-13-14 08:25:37
  • Denatured alcohol in hair products .....I'm losing my hair and I bought a hair oil and I found that was written on it is it halal - nour
  • AOA

    Denatured alcohol in personal care product is ok to use.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-13-14 04:25:12
  • salam is natural identical vanillin flavor is halal or not and please can you read the ingriedient because there is no vanilla in ingriedient thanks can you check the ingredients is halal or not brand name --- minuet waffer vanilla cream product of turkey the ingredients are cream ( 78% ) ,sugar , corn starch , vegetable oil ,natural identical vanillin flavor , wheat flour , raising agent ( ammonium bicarbonate E503 , sodium bicarbonate E500 ) , salt , emulsifier ( soy lecithin E322 ) thanks - javed - javed
  • AOA

    Natural identicical Vanillin flavor means the natural vanillin obtained from vanilla beans by extracting it by use of alcohol and it is not Halal. Vanilla or vanilla flavor is made of natural vanillin. Natural vanillin is the only thing in vanilla provide vanilla flavor. Bottom line vanilla is natural vanillin.

    Artificial vanillin is Halal because it is not made from vanilla beans by use of alcohol it is made from lignin.

    The above product is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-13-14 01:34:40
  • Is MSG (mono sodium glutamate) is HARAM or HALAL? - Salacop Riga
  • AOA

    If it obtained from USA Ajinomonto Company then it is Halal because it is kosher certified in USA.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-13-14 01:34:27
  • I want to know if enters in industry the artificial flavor the alcohol or not - nana
  • AOA

    Artificial could be made with alcohol or without alcohol as asolvent or carrier.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 23:48:22
  • I am looking for manufacturer with Halal Certificate for Papain (Papain 5X USP) - Ahmad Fuad Lajis
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    01-12-14 23:46:58
  • is E 1104 for ethanol or not? - Mohsin
  • AOA

    No, E-Number 1104 is Lipases enzymes which could be Halal if obtained from vegetable source and Haram if obtained from pig source.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-12-14 22:42:45
  • Safeway select Danish butter cookies is halal in Winnipeg canada - mansoor
  • AOA

    I have no information. It will probaly not if there is no kosher symbol COR or MK on the package if alcohol used in flavor as a solvent and if unsalted butter is used.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 22:16:01
  • is red bull drink halal? - aisha
  • AOA

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-12-14 21:46:27
  • I need to know what mirgraine medicine is halal I use excedrine migraine. please answer. promptly. need on day to day basis. call me at 7082755120 leave message. thanks jazakallah - fiza fizzaha_30@yahoo.com
  • AOA

    Please check medicine subsection under Non Food section.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-12-14 21:42:26
  • Is excedrine migraine pill halal? - Humairaa
  • AOA

    Please check our Non Food section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-12-14 21:12:41
  • Is the following product from BAYER HEALTH CARE LLC - HALAL? PRODUCT: One A Day Men's Health Formula Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplement Tablets. 50+ HEALTH ADVANTAGE INGREDIENTS: Ingredients: "Calcium Carbonate , Magnesium Oxide , Microcrystalline Cellulose , Ascorbic Acid , Croscarmellose Sodium , dl-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate , Less than 2% of: Beta-Carotene , Biotin , Cholecalciferol , Chromium Chloride , Crospovidone , Cupric Oxide , Cyanocobalamin , D-Calcium Pantothenate , Folic Acid , Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose , Lycopene , Manganese Sulfate , Niacinamide , Phytonadione , Purified Stevia Extract , Pyridoxine Hydrochloride , Riboflavin , Silicon Dioxide , Sodium Selenite , Stearic Acid , Thiamine Mononitrate , Vitamin A Acetate , Zinc Oxide". Regards. Reaz - Reaz Bham
  • 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: Ingredients
    01-12-14 20:25:21
  • Are Maggie Products Halal - MubinAhmed
  • AOA

    Only those which has green dot without flavor are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 17:33:07
  • هل artificial flavorالموجودة في m&m حلال - nana
  • عليكم

    نكهة اصطناعية جميع منتجات الشوكولاته المريخ هو فانيليا حلال فقط في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية وكندا. أنا لا حول في بلدان أخرى.

    Category: Ingredients
    01-12-14 16:04:53
  • E coding which found in food product as per instruction on packet shall we eat it or not and which of the the code have pork and haram - MUNAWWAR HUSAIN SHAIKH
  • AOA

    Please follow E-Number section on our website.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-12-14 15:55:09
  • Is gochujang, also known as kochujang, halal? It is a fermented red pepper paste, traditionally left to ferment over the course of a few months up to a few years. - Noor Khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 15:04:55
  • is rowntree,s randoms jellies of nestle halal and suitable for muslims - bilal
  • AOA

    I have no information because they are foreign products not available in USA.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 12:49:29
  • Assalamou alikum Does johnson baby lotion have alcohol cuz it does not say in the list Plz reply Jazakalla - Sup
  • AOA

    Alcohol may be present if the lotion has fragrance and if no fragrance then no alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    01-12-14 11:44:32
  • is baby lips a lip balm is it halal and it comes in different flavors - khadijah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-12-14 10:33:09
  • Are fruit roll ups halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-12-14 10:18:37
  • Is Cupido Cacao, made in Belgium, halal? - Paksi
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 09:55:51
  • i want to know if brownie contains vine? - kulsoom khan
  • AOA

    Usally not but it could be made with alcohol containing flavors.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 03:26:37
  • i want to know if maggi is made up of pig pork ? i heard that when they beat maida in maggi's shape they use pork. so, i just want to confirm it once. - kulsoom khan
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label without any flavor are only Halal Maggi noodles and it will not contain any pig by products.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-12-14 03:24:28
  • are cold drinks haram ? do all of them contain alchohol? - kulsoom
  • AOA

    Only Pepsi soft drink is Halal because alcohol was not detected in it but it was dictated in Coke and 7 UP.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-14 03:14:53
  • how do we know about any product in cosmetic or toothpaste that is halal or haram ? is there any mark on that ? specially in Europe side. - Yawar Hashmi
  • AOA

    Only suitable for vegetarian in Europe or contacting the manufacturer and asking about presence of animal derived ingredients and alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: General Question
    01-12-14 02:51:22
  • Salam alaikum w.w. I'm not well at the moment. In order to cure whatever I have, I've bought some herbal medicine from Amazon called "Fresh Green Black Walnut Wormwood Complex". It's a herbal supplement but I noticed in the ingredients it says it contains; A proprietary blend of fresh "Green" black 1.5ml, walnut hulls, wormwood herb and clove buds. It also mentions it contains grain alcohol. Is grain alcohol haram? Even if you put a few drops in your drink? Here is a link to the medicine, JazakAllahKheir http://astronutrition.com/now-fresh-green-black-walnut-wormwood-complex-2-fl-oz.html - Imran
  • AOA

    Grain alcohol is Haram. Please find alcohol free medicine.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-11-14 23:33:16