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Recent Questions:

  • i am looking for a halal pre-cooked pizza topping distributor that services houston tx. I manage a pizza company that would like to offer a pizza with halal toppings - henry bonewald
  • Hi

    I already talk to you on phone today.


    Category: Food Products
    01-29-14 11:31:24
  • is there any alkahol inside cocacola? - yaseeer
  • AOA

    Alcohol was detected in Coke and 7 UP but not in Pepsi.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-29-14 11:21:29
  • A'salam alikom, Is Kosher whey protein and other supplements for body builders halal ? Which brand do you recommend? Salam Alikum - Ali
  • 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
    01-29-14 06:28:00
  • E-102 and E123 food colour are Halal or not? - Abbas Raza
  • AOA

    Please see our E-Number section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-29-14 04:09:49
  • Is Nestlé milo mousse energy dairy snack and nestle milky bar dairy snack halal or not plz reply soon thank u. - Iman
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-29-14 03:14:49
  • i check your list in haraam section, it says publix breads are not halal coz the manufacturer are sara lee dated 2010. but in halal section sara lee bread are said halal dated 2011-12.coz the company has been sold to some other group.. My question is whether now publix bread are halal or haraam JazakAllahu khayrun - Rehan
  • AOA

    Last year Sara Lee was bought by Bimbo Bakery. All Bimbo Bakery bread without whey and flavor are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-28-14 23:40:37
  • Is eating any noodles and maggi halal - aliya
  • AOA

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

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-28-14 22:49:55
  • The ingredient named "Dried whey " in "Cream of Mushroom condensed soup" by Walmart is halal or not? - subhan
  • AOA

    halal Cream Of Mushroom Condensed Soup Soups Great Value As of June 19, 2012, there is no alcohol used in natural flavor according to Wal-Mart. 04-18-10

    Category: Ingredients
    01-28-14 21:25:00
  • Salaam. Do you know of any halal shampoo brands here in the USA? - 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.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-28-14 21:20:42
  • Assalamualaikum Br., this is the website which i googled to find out about sawdust in shredded cheese " http://www.foodrenegade.com/would-like-some-wood-pulp-your-shredded-cheese/ ". Wassalam. - TA
  • AOA

    This is not a scientific website and their job is to scare people. They are comparing CELLOLOSE to saw dust and it is not true. Cellolose is allowed in cheese by FDA. Celloose does not come from saw dust but it is comes from cell wall of green plants. Plant cell consist of out cell wall and inside cytoplasm and other things. Cellolose is a Halal ingredients and it is not saw dust.


    Category: General Question
    01-28-14 20:25:49
  • AOA Are any of the Delicia chocolates halal? jzk - Umamah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-28-14 19:07:33
  • It is halal certified and it states that it was made with Zabiha Halal meat but we are not sure - Fozia
  • AOA

    I do not the brand name. It is very difficult to verify Zabiha Halal certified meat unless you know the company or person.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-28-14 17:29:26
  • What lip balms are halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Please look at our Cosmetic subsection under Non Food Section.


    Category: General Question
    01-28-14 17:18:57
  • Is Doritos chips halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-28-14 16:38:32
  • Assalamualaikum Br., Jazakallah khair for the prompt answer regarding shredded cheese. I heard that they mix saw dust in shredded cheese to make it non-sticky(dry) which may not be good for health. So how is the cheese dry if they just use circular knife? Kindly respond. Jazakallah khair. TA - TA
  • AOA

    They can not use saw dust.


    Category: General Question
    01-28-14 16:26:44
  • Amul cheese with green mark is halal ? - altaf nathani
  • AOA

    Yes, it is Halal if no flavor in it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-28-14 06:49:26
  • is american garden soy sauce halaal? - seemal
  • AOA

    I do not their ingredients so it may be Halal or not Halal based on ingredients list.

    From our website's FAQ:

    What are the ingredients of Haram Soy Sauce:

    The Naturally Brewed Soy is the Haram soy sauce. It is made just like wine containing 2-3% alcohol. The ingredients list contains Wheat, Soy and other ingredients. Food companies do not mention Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce under the ingredients statement. They just mention soy sauce but within parenthesis they write Wheat and Soy. This is the only way to find a Haram Soy Sauce.

    What are the ingredients of Halal Soy Sauce:

    All purpose soy sauce or non naturally brewed soy sauce is a Halal soy sauce made from water, salt, hydrolyzed soy protein, corn syrup and sodium benzoate. La Choy All Purpose Soy sauce is a Halal Soy Sauce.


    Category: Food Products
    01-28-14 06:37:17
  • is cream cheese by puck halaal? - seemal
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-28-14 06:31:50
  • Is Lyons Designer Dessert Caramel Sauce Halal? - Arif Ali
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    01-28-14 05:46:21
  • is halal for us to drink cocacola? - yaseeer
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-28-14 03:39:10
  • is this true there is pig oil in cocacola and Pepsi? - yaseeer
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-28-14 03:32:22
  • Is Ribotit halaal? Mohsin - Mohsin
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-28-14 02:06:48
  • pls is coke halal in Nigeria - muhammad
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-27-14 23:21:58
  • Is Lurpak butter from Denmark halal? - Saima
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-27-14 22:08:39
  • Is blistex Nurture & nourish lip balm stick halal? Here's the website of the product - http://www.blistex.com/products/nurture-nourish Dimethicone 2.0% (w/w) Lip protectant Octinoxate 7.5% (w/w) Sunscreen Oxybenzone 2.5% (w/w) Sunscreen beeswax, euterpe oleracea (acai) fruit extract, flavor, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, hydrogenated vegetable oil, jojoba esters, lanolin alcohol, lycium barbarum (goji) fruit extract, microcrystalline wax, octyldodecanol, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, ozokerite, petrolatum, phenoxyethanol, polybutene, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, saccharin, saccharomyces/copper ferment, saccharomyces/magnesium ferment, saccharomyces/potassium ferment, saccharomyces/zinc ferment, sorbic acid, squalane, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter, tocopheryl acetate, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil - Junedur Rahman
  • AOA

    Only manufacturer knows the source of above ingredients so please contact the manufacturer and ask about animal derived ingredients , alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-27-14 19:14:40
  • Is it ok to consume every single product that has a kosher symbol? For instance I bought a pack of banana muffins and it has mono and diglcerides, glycerin, and soy lecithin, but the package has a kosher symbol on it. Is it ok for me to eat it? - Sana
  • AOA

    No. From our website Home Page:

    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
    01-27-14 17:59:35
  • Subway veggi patty, is it halal? - Rk chowdhury
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-27-14 17:30:14
  • Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Is Greek Isle Feta Cheese halal? It is available at sams club and it has an ifanca symbol? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-27-14 17:28:16
  • Is Bobby brown lipstick halal ? - Shabnam ara
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-27-14 17:25:51
  • is there a way to download / print the product list? - An
  • AOA

    Please use our MCG or Halal Food App for Apple Iphone if you have otherwise just make a print.


    Category: Food Products
    01-27-14 16:09:29
  • Is Philadelphia 1/3 less fat than cream cheese halal or haram.please.thanks.rasheda - Rasheed\'s
  • AOA

    It is a Halal cream cheese.


    Category: General Question
    01-27-14 15:52:45
  • Is the soap Yardley London halal or haram???????? - M.A
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-27-14 15:05:28
  • Walmart bakery claims that their bread does not contain pork or any by product of pork. Is this Halal?. How about the bread sold in Sam's club under their brand name bakery is tit Hala. Thanks - Ahmad Khaimi
  • AOA

    haram White Slit Top Bread, White Round Top Bread, Wheat Sandwich Bread, 100% Whole Wheat Bread, 8 Hamburger Buns, 8 Hot Dog Buns Bread Great Value(wal-mart Brand) Wal-Mart has policy to their suppliers that they can add animal derived ingredients to Great Value brand unless they are kosher certified with kosher symbol on the package. The bread products do not carry any kosher symbol. This finding is good for every store in USA & Canada. 02-23-11
    haram White Slit Top Bread, White Round Top Bread, Wheat Sandwich Bread, 100% Whole Wheat Bread, 8 Hamburger Buns, 8 Hot Dog Buns Bread Great Value(wal-mart Brand) Wal-Mart has policy to their suppliers that they can add animal derived ingredients to Great Value brand unless they are kosher certified with kosher symbol on the package. The bread products do not carry any kosher symbol. This finding is good for every store in USA & Canada. 02-23-11
    haram White Slit Top Bread, White Round Top Bread, Wheat Sandwich Bread, 100% Whole Wheat Bread, 8 Hamburger Buns, 8 Hot Dog Buns Bread Great Value(wal-mart Brand) Wal-Mart has policy to their suppliers that they can add animal derived ingredients to Great Value brand unless they are kosher certified with kosher symbol on the package. The bread products do not carry any kosher symbol. This finding is good for every store in USA & Canada. 02-23-11

    Category: Food Products
    01-27-14 10:44:06
  • Nowdays people are saying not to eat maggie..chowmin ..lays..as some ingredient of pig is used....plz clearify on this point....as no such fatwa is released in this regard.... - khadija khan
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label without any flavor are only Halal Maggi noodles. Please search Lay's Halal Potato Chips under Potato Chips or Lay's

     


    Category: General Question
    01-27-14 06:52:44
  • Is the chicken supplied to KFC , McDonalds and other fast food outlets halaal? - juveria mohamed
  • AOA

    No they are not because of non zabiha status.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-27-14 04:30:32
  • does hair gel contain geletin? - Abdul Mueed quraysh
  • AOA

    Usally gel is made with pork or non zabiha beef gelatin. Please ask the maunufacturer.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-27-14 01:00:17
  • Someone has gifted me Kitkat Cocoa plan chocolate purchased from UK, please advise is it halal or not, Bar code # of the product is 5025 1605. - Muhammad Faraz
  • AOA

    I have no information


    Category: Food Products
    01-27-14 00:44:56
  • i wanna ask if there is any haram or musbouh ingredients in the following ingredient list.? Ingredients: water, fructose, extracts from artichoke leafs Cynara scolysum L., malt (barley), fennel fruits Foeniculum vulgare M., peppermint leafs Mentha piperita L. (0.8%), maltodextrin, glucose, sodium benzoate; acid: citric acid. Ingredients: Aqueous elderberry juice Sambucus nigra L. (59%), glucose, fructose, elderblossom syrop Sambucus nigra L. (7%) , acid: citric acid; elderblossom liquid extract Sambucus Nigra L. (0.3%) - nermin
  • AOA

     Mushbooh: Extract from artichoke and other extract may obtained by extracting with alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-26-14 21:42:13
  • Aoa Sir iwant to ask you about the biscafun brand's Takuya coconut cookies and Phaner's Solo, Butter milj cream soft cak, are they halal? On solo it says dha ingredients with milk n egg n wheat. Thanx - kiran tayyab
  • AOA

    I have no information


    Category: Food Products
    01-26-14 19:42:45
  • Is Chewy Chips Ahoy made with Resses halal? Ingredients: unbleached enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine monoitrate {vitamin b1}, riboflavin {vitamin b2}, folic acid), invert sugar, palm oil, peanut butter baking cup (milk chocolate {sugar, milk, cocoa butter, chocolate, soy lecithin, vanillin-an artificial flavor), peanut butter flavored chips (partially defatted peanuts, sugar, partially hydrogenated palm kernel and/or soybean oils, corn syrup solids, dextrose, reduced minerals whey}, salt, soy lecithin, vanillin-an artificial flavor, palm kernel oil), sugar, semisweet chocolate chips (sugar, chocolate, dextrose, cocoa butter, soy lecithin), reese's peanut butter flavored drops (partially defatted peanuts, sugar, partially hydrogenated palm kernel and/or soybean oil, corn syrup solids, dextrose, reduced minerals whey, salt, vanillin-an artificial flavor, soy lecithin), cornstarch, dextrose, baking soda, salt, reese's peanut butter cup pieces(milk chocolate{sugar, cocoa butter, chocolate, nonfat milk, milkfat, lactose, soy lecithin, salt, polyglycerol polyricinoleate-emulsifer}, peanuts, sugar, dextrose, salt), vanillin-an artificial flavor. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is only Halal if there is a kosher symbol on the package. Are you sure there is no natural flavor in it.


    Category: Food Products
    01-26-14 18:15:40
  • Salamu Alaikum.Do you have an email from mars confiming there is no animal by product in snickers, mars and twix? Please reply back asapInsha'Allah! - Ayan
  • AOA

    You do not need the e-mail from Mars because the kosher symbol on the package  assure you there is no animal derived ingredients. The artificial flavor they used is Halal vanillin but they only said on phone.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-26-14 14:06:10
  • New Chewy Chip Ahoy Cookies made with Reeses how do i know if alcohol is in the flavor? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If ingredients contains natural folavor or natural artificial flavor then you write to them:

    " is ethanol or ethyl alcohol used as a solvent in flavor; ethanol or ethyl alcohol is a hidden ingredient or processing aid ingredient of a flavor, it will not appear in the ingredients statement. The knowledge of presence or absence of ethanol or ethyl alcohol in flavor is only known to your QA or Technical service department because they have access to the specification of flavors. In the specification of flavor, your flavor supplier has written  the name of solvent or carrier used in that particular flavor. So please request your QA or Technical service department to find out whether ethanol or ethyl alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent".


    Category: Food Products
    01-26-14 14:01:28
  • Is"Black Forest Cake 7" halal or haram. Its from Fresh Co - Saadia Nadeem
  • AOA

    I have no information


    Category: Food Products
    01-26-14 13:59:49
  • Asalaam aleikum. Is coconut flour and almond flour halal? Do they usually use alcohol in the manufacturing process when making these flours or other flours? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If during defatting coconut is not done by alcohol then it is Halal or if defatting is done then it is Halal.. Almond flour is made from ground almonds no alcohol is used.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-26-14 12:50:47
  • Asalaam aleikum. Is camu camu extract or camu camu powder halal? If these products is suitable for vegan and vegetarians? Do they usually use alcohol in the manufacturing process when making camu camu extract or powder? Do i need to ask the company about the manufacturing process, or are these products halal? asalaam aleikum - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    What kind of extracting solvent used inCamu Camu extract is known only to manufacturer. If theuse alcohol as a extracting solvent then they make powder of the extract by evaporating the alcohol and claim no alcohol in extract powder. Our ulema says if alcohol touches Halal ingredients it will lose its Halal status.

    Please contact the maufacturer about full detail how it is made and which extracting solvent they use.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-26-14 12:38:30
  • is butter cookies from bakery are halal or haram.please let me know.rasheda.thanks.. - rasheda
  • AOA

    Butter cookies is only Halal if it has a kosher symbol on the package, butter has to be salted butter (Cream & Salt), if flavor is used then then it should be made without alcohol, no Vanilla Extract and no vanilla flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-26-14 10:22:39
  • Assalamualaikum, i have been searching for a halal supplement and found this post on yahoo. Optimum Nutrition whey protein: Our 100% Gold Standard Whey is lacto-vegetarian friendly. The product does not contain any animal products or by-products save for the whey protein itself which is derived from dairy. The rennet used in the production of our protein is synthetically and/or fungally-derived. . Our main flavors; Vanilla Ice Cream, Double Rich Chocolate, Strawberry, French Vanilla Crème, and Extreme Milk Chocolate, which do happen to contain alcohol at one point in their flavor system process. It’s typical that even if a finished flavor does not contain alcohol, it was used as a solvent in the initial stages.I want to know can i use this supplement - GHOUSE FAIZANI SYED
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.

    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
    01-26-14 10:08:27
  • is EXACT cream hand soap antibacterial & NIVEA sheer comfort deodorant halal - tahir
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-14 09:25:00
  • Is the gladiator protein they sell at smoothie king halal? - Ali
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-26-14 08:25:23
  • does ulta lipstics contain carmine? ulta cosmetics are halal or haram? - sumera kamran
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-26-14 03:56:39
  • From: sam khan Email Address: angelsimi19@gmail.com Phone: (931) 901-7888 Comments: Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for contacting Consumer Care cell of Hindustan Unilever Limited. We would like to bring to your notice that we are equally committed to environment and do respect animal rights. We therefore have a strict policy on environment and at Unilever we care about your sentiments and do not use animal fat or oil in our formulations. Unilever follows a very stringent code of not using any animal based ingredients. All the ingredients used are all approved for cosmetic products and are safety cleared and used worldwide in HPC formulations. The R&D process & protocol ensures that the formulations are safe to be used from consumer safety point of view. The human, environmental & occupational safety of our operations and products is assessed through global standards.\" We ensure that none of our operation causes an adverse effect on environment and we take all necessary steps to fulfill statutory requirement for running our operations. We once again would like to repeat that we do not use any animal based ingredients at all in our products. Warm Regards, Lever Care Team, Toll free number: 18001022221 PO Box No 1470, Mumbai 400099 Email: lever.care@unilever.com for indian muslims who are concerned for lakme makeup and tresseme shampoo i hope this helps many indian brothers and sisters searching for haram halal products. - sam khan
  • AOA

    No animal derived ingredients is Ok but what about use of alcohol or ethanol in fragrance, Carmine red color?. Unless they say no to these question MCG can not recommend to Indian Muslims. Thanks for the information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-14 00:41:11
  • Is ben and jerry ice cream halal or haram i bought one pack of it there was no gelatin in it ingredients please tell me i f its halal or haram - Daniyal khan
  • AOA

    There is only one Halal ice cream from Ben & Jerry.

    Search Category: Food Products

    Seach results for the term: Ben & Jerry

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Coffee Health Crunch Ice Cream Ben & Jerry No Flavor 10-15-10

    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 22:42:19
  • Salam.Italian Sparking Water with no flavor is halal to drink? Is Electrolyte Water from Whole Foods is halal to drink?Do you know Electrolyte Water is good for the human body or does it harm the human body? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it has kosher symbol on the package and no otheringredients other than Carbon Dioxide to  make it sparkling.


    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 18:37:33
  • Asalam, I wanted to know if Kamille-Camomile tea halal or not ? JazakAllah khair - angel
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-25-14 17:30:20
  • Is colgate maxwhite toothpaste crystal mint is halal - Bushra
  • AOA

    Seach results for the term: colgate toothpaste

    Total results generated: 2
    Category Name Brand Description
    Toothpaste All Colgate Toothpaste Except Max Fresh Beat Colgate No animal by-product and no alcohol in flavor. Reference number 031122784 dated Feb 22, 2013.
    Toothpaste All Toothpastes Except Colgate Wisp and Colgate Max Fresh with Mouthwash Beads Colgate Provided by a Muslim consumer: Forwarded message ---------- From: Date: Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 12:02 PM Subject: In response to your Colgate inquiry. #035087803A To: bilalparise@gmail.com To: bilal From: Colgate-Palmolive Consumer Affairs Subject: Response to Your Email Dear Mr. Parise: Thank you for asking for information to help you choose the Colgate products that meet your specific requirements. All Colgate toothpastes and toothbrushes that are marketed in the U.S., with the exception of Colgate Wisp are free of any animal-derived ingredients. All glycerin used in our toothpastes comes from only synthetic or vegetable sources. The use of alcohol based ingredients is not found in any of our currently manufactured toothpaste

    Category: General Question
    01-25-14 16:01:55
  • I just posted the question and received feedback on 01-25-14 15:12:34. You have mentioned, "Please check www.koshervitamins.com has any body building products." Is it correct if I conclude that the products sold at this website are halal? Thank you. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    No, not all prodsucts are Halal unless they are kosher certified and meet the Halal requirements:

    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
    01-25-14 15:29:41
  • Assalammualikum, I have sent a question regarding Musletech product's ingredients. My question had been answered on 01-25-14 08:28:50. I would like to know how can I tell if the product has kosher symbol or not. Also, this is the website of the product: http://www.muscletech.com/products/masstech/ Could you please check for me if this product is halal or not. Thank you. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    There is no search on their website to search kosher. Body building type of products do not carry Kosher symbol because protein source could be from pork or no kosher whey protein concentrate. Please check www.koshervitamins.com has any body building products.


    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 15:12:34
  • Is great grains protein blend cinnamon hazelnut halal? Could you verify it with the company before answering? JAK - Arsajid
  • AOA

    If it is a cereal from Post then it is not Halal because it contains natural flavor which is made with vanilla and alcohol may be used as a solvent like this:

    haram Great Grains Cranberry Almond Crunch Cereal Cereal Post Br. Musfar Ahmed has provide this e-mail: September 28, 2012 Dear Musfar Ahmed, Thank you for contacting Post Foods. The majority of artificial flavors do contain carriers which are chemically known as alcohols, however this information is also proprietary. But in the case of dry finished food (ie. cereal), the alcohol evaporates during the drying/baking process. Thank you again for contacting Post Foods.We hope this information is beneficial to you. Ashley Lambert Consumer Response Representative. 01-21-13

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-25-14 14:30:08
  • Are vegetarian vitamins halal, even if they do not have kosher symbol on the package? I want to buy solgar prenatal nutrients tablets, they are vegetarian tablets but there is no kosher symbol on the package. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If Kosher certified vitamins if they meet Halal requirements then it is preferred because there is no certification body for vegetarian vitamins. There is no veggi symbol like Halal or Kosher. It just says vegetarian or suitable for vegetarian. If no Halal or Kosher vitamins available in countries where there is no Halal or Kosher certified available then it can be used if they meets the Halal requirements.


    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 12:07:46
  • Is it halal to use the foundation of meylon brand? - subiya
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-25-14 12:02:44
  • Hi, i'd like to know if happy cow cheese products are halal? - mmm
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because there is no kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 08:54:22
  • Assalammualikum, Can you please verify whether these ingredients are halal or not. I am a student and I want to buy a muscle mass gainer product from Muscletech. Thank you so much. OTHER INGREDIENTS: MULTI-PHASE CARB COMPLEX (GLUCOSE POLYMERS, ISOMALTULOSE, OAT BRAN, AMARANTH, QUINOA, BUCKWHEAT, MILLET, CHIA), MULTI-PHASE PROTEIN SYSTEM (WHEY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE, CALCIUM CASEINATE, EGG ALBUMIN, WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE, HYDROLYZED WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE), OMEGA-RICH BLEND ([SUNFLOWER OIL, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, SODIUM CASEINATE, MONO-&DIGLYCERIDES, DIPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE, TRICALCIUM PHOSPHATE, SOY LECITHIN, TOCOPHEROLS (AS PRESERVATIVE)], MEDIUM CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES), COCOA POWDER, NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS, CELLULOSE GUM, SOY LECITHIN, ACESULFAME-POTASSIUM, SALT, SUCRALOSE, L-GLUTAMINE, L-ISOLEUCINE, L-VALINE. CONTAINS MILK, EGG, WHEAT AND SOY INGREDIENTS. PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT ALSO PROCESSES PEANUT INGREDIENTS. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Sources of above ingredients are known to manufacturer only. The first requirements for Halal it mist have a kosher symbol on the package and second requirement is that no alcohol is used in natural and artificial flavor. If there is no kosher then it is not a Halal product.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-25-14 08:28:50
  • Asalaamu Alaikum, Is "Pepsi Next" Halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 08:03:26
  • I bought a pack of trident layers gum but i saw the ingredients there is nothing haram in it but i still want to know if its halal or haram - Daniyal khan
  • AOA

    How do you know there is no Haram ingredients, the gum base then it may be from pork, if glycerin used then it may be from pork fat, flavor may contain alcohol, they will not tell you about what Hram hidden ingredients they use.


    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 07:48:43
  • Does Maggi Contain Pig Fat ? Is It Halal In India ? - Afzal
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-25-14 07:25:39
  • is mica color in cosmetics halal? i cannot find any detail on internet. i know if carmine is used that its haram. but is mica haram too?? thank you from now. best regards, Cigdem Cengiz - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-24-14 20:45:45
  • Colgate sensitive paste is halal ? - altaf
  • AOA

    Toothpaste All Colgate Toothpaste Except Max Fresh Beat Colgate No animal by-product and no alcohol in flavor. Reference number 031122784 dated Feb 22, 2013.
    Toothpaste Max Fresh Beat Toothpaste Colgate Made with pork/beef. Not Halal. Reference number: 031122784 dated Feb 22, 2013.

    Category: E-Numbers
    01-24-14 19:50:28
  • as salaamu alaikum, Please help me to confirm if vaseline shampoo from philippines is halal to used or not? Ingredients has glycerine but im not sure it derives from plant or animal. Have done research online but nil findings about vaseline shampoo. thank you, Amira of Brunei Darussalam - Amira
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-24-14 13:53:32
  • Is fruit trifle suitable for vegetarians from Aldi is Halal or not? - Nabila qureshi
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-24-14 12:29:37
  • Does kinder delice contain alcohol?? - stefany
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-24-14 12:06:01
  • Assalamu Alaikum I was gifted a bottle of Welch's Sparkling non alcoholic white grape juice cocktail. i checked your food list but didn't find any Welch's listed product matching that name. can you advise whether this product is halaal to consume? Jazakallah - Asif Karim
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-24-14 11:08:24
  • Is Soy Sauce halal? - Zafar
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    What are the ingredients of Haram Soy Sauce:

    The Naturally Brewed Soy is the Haram soy sauce. It is made just like wine containing 2-3% alcohol. The ingredients list contains Wheat, Soy and other ingredients. Food companies do not mention Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce under the ingredients statement. They just mention soy sauce but within parenthesis they write Wheat and Soy. This is the only way to find a Haram Soy Sauce.

    What are the ingredients of Halal Soy Sauce:

    All purpose soy sauce or non naturally brewed soy sauce is a Halal soy sauce made from water, salt, hydrolyzed soy protein, corn syrup and sodium benzoate. La Choy All Purpose Soy sauce is a Halal Soy Sauce.


    Category: Food Products
    01-24-14 09:33:54
  • Is softsoap aleo vera liquid hand wash halal in canada - sameena
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-24-14 08:33:47
  • Is Fin Carré white chocolate halaal? It is UTZ certified. - fathima
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-24-14 08:02:02
  • Assalamualaikum. Please can u tell me if oak farms dairy milk is halal or not? - Muhamad fahmi
  • AOA

    Milk from any brand is Halal in USA and Canada.


    Category: Food Products
    01-24-14 07:49:32
  • Asak. Could you please let us know if, Hershey's Nuggets (assorted) chocolates available in the U.S are halal or not? Jzk. - Mrs. Basith
  • 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.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-24-14 06:25:36
  • is pantene sampoo made usa halal - abdul aziz
  • AOA

    Total results generated: 1
    Category Name Brand Description
    Shampoo and Conditioners All Shampoos & Conditioners Pantene Animal derived ingredients are used and no guarantee for pork free products.

    Category: General Question
    01-24-14 02:36:33
  • Every green mark products is pure vegetarian - altaf nathani
  • AOA

    A green dot under square indicates a vegetrain food products but it is Halal only if no alcohol used in any ingredients, in flavor or during processing because vegetrain product may contain alcohol in flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-24-14 00:34:46
  • Maggie noodles by nestle brand is halal or haram? - altaf nathani
  • AOA

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

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-24-14 00:07:33
  • bio essence face lift cream- is it halal products - ROZITA ABD LATIFF
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-23-14 23:11:31
  • ASAK, On ur website it says....... "hershy milk chocolate bar with almond joy pieces are NOT halal". is a hershys milk chocolate with almonds the same thing? please tell me if hershy milk chocolate bars with almonds are halal. jazakallahukhairan I will appreciate it if you can reply as soon as possible. thank you! 😆 ar - sammarulhuda
  • AOA

    No, Almond joy products are differernt. Hershey Milk Chocolate with Almond is Halal chocolate. Noneof Almond Joy chaocolate are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 22:49:31
  • Assalamualaikum Br., Is Shredded cheese which is kosher certified halal ? If yes, can you tell me what ingredient or the equipment they use to keep the shredded cheese dry, because I heard that it is not good for health any shredded cheese. Is it true? Jazakallah khair, - TA
  • AOA

    Tjhere is no health hazard for a Halal shredded cheese. The Halal cheese bolcks are shreeded by use of circular knives.


    Category: General Question
    01-23-14 20:10:47
  • What type of toothpaste is Halal to use? - Aaminah
  • 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.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-23-14 20:00:24
  • do you know macdonald fries is halal in canada - faiza
  • AOA

    McDonald French Fries in Canada is Halal only if no alcohol is used in natural flavor. If same vegetable oil was not used for any meat products. Only McDonlad has this information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 16:28:51
  • are rubicon fizzy drinks halal to drink? - taj
  • AOA

    Rubicon drinks are not Jal;al because they are made with alcohol containing flavor.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-23-14 14:36:14
  • is white wine vinegar in mint sauce halal to eat? - taj
  • AOA

    MCG do not consider any wine wine vinagar as Halal because of left over wine in vinegar.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-23-14 14:33:53
  • Is Caramilk chocolate halal? I have read on some websites that it contains alcohol, but I'm not sure. I have seen a Kosher symbol on the packaging though. Is it halal to consume? - Sana
  • AOA

    You have to send this question to the manufacturer because they are the only one who knows whether alcohol was used in flavor:

    HOW TO PHRASE YOUR QUESTION ABOUT ALCOHOL IN FLAVOR OF A FOOD PRODUCT

    The question about alcohol in flavor is a tricky one because it is a hidden ingredient of the flavor. If you ask alcohol question to non technical consumer department person of a food company, first they look at the ingredients list of the food product and will find no alcohol is mentioned. Then they will say we do not use alcohol in our products because they do not know the alcohol is a hidden ingredient of the flavor. We request Muslim consumers to use the following phrase when asking or writing the question to consumer department of any food company regarding the presence or absence of alcohol in the flavor of a food product.

    " is ethanol or ethyl alcohol used as a solvent in flavor; ethanol or ethyl alcohol is a hidden ingredient or processing aid ingredient of a flavor, it will not appear in the ingredients statement. The knowledge of presence or absence of ethanol or ethyl alcohol in flavor is only known to your QA or Technical service department because they have access to the specification of flavors. In the specification of flavor, your flavor supplier has written  the name of solvent or carrier used in that particular flavor. So please request your QA or Technical service department to find out whether ethanol or ethyl alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent".


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 11:28:45
  • I'm asking about the quaker rice cakes apple cinnamon gluten free, the ingredients: whole grain brown rice, fructose, maltodextrin, natural flavor, cinnamon, soy lecithin. ( contains soy ingredients ) I called the company they're checking on whether soy lecithin is meat or plant derived, and they're checking on natural flavor if they used any alcohol. But the company said it is not certified kosher beacause it's hard for them to certify the ingredients as kosher. If no alcohol and no animal derived ingredient are in this product does it consider halal or haram?! Please reply as soon as possible. Thank you. - Bayan
  • AOA

    I would not advise to use non kosher certified food products because companies never todl consumers what they use as hidden ingredients. Lecithin in USA and Canada is Halal because it is made from soy fat.


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 11:00:48
  • knorr köttsoppa in sweden is halal or not - shamsa
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 09:43:20
  • Is hoisin sauce halal? - Fatimah agha
  • AOA

    I need to know the complete ingredients. If there is no kosher symbol then it is not Halal because of lack of information about hidden ingredients. It is chinese sauce looks like BBQ sauce but not taste like it.


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 06:22:26
  • Asalaam u alaikum,is Kfc food halal? - Masarat Farooq
  • AOA

    They are not Halal becaus ethey use non zabiha slaughtered chicken.


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 02:32:37
  • Is using beer shampoo haram or halal? - Masarat Farooq
  • AOA

    It is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    01-23-14 02:24:40
  • Assalaamo Aleikum Is Amara Brand Cosmetics are Halal? Please if you have the list of Halal Cosmetics Brand, please mail me. Thnx Allahafiz Fatimah - Fatimah Iqbal
  • AOA

    I have no information. Please cosmetic under non food products section.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-23-14 00:56:12
  • I recently purchased balsamic vinegar from the company "heinz" and was wondering if it's halal? - Airina
  • AOA

    MCG does not consider it as Halal because lot of leftover alcohol.


    Category: Food Products
    01-23-14 00:18:19
  • Asalaamualaikum- -What do you mean by maggi containing flavor..???How do we know if it contains flavor or not? - Minaam Mehmood
  • AOA

    If there is natural or artificial flavor added to Maggi noodles it must be listed under ingredients statement.


    Category: Food Products
    01-22-14 22:44:00
  • Is Venky's frozen chicken is halal. - Sridharan
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    01-22-14 22:43:13
  • Is Kellogg rice krispies bar of apple cinnamon flavor ,chocolate cocoa puffs bar and graham snackers peanut butter jelly bar are halal or haram - shireen
  • 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.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-22-14 22:32:22
  • salam brother, I read about the new status of Nivea products are now mushbooh if they contain following Ingredients 1. Lanolin, Lanolin Oil, Lanolin Alcohol, Glyceryl Lanolate, Cholesterol, Cholesteryl Oleyl Carbonate, Cholesteryl Nonanoate, Cholesteryl Chloride - derived from Woolwax (from sheep wool). 2. Sodium Tallowate - derived from Tallow (from cattle). 3. PEG-8 Beeswax, Cera Alba (Wax), Mel (Honey) - derived from Wax or honey (from bees). 4. Carboxymethyl Chitin, Ostrea/Oyster shell extract (from crustaceans). 5. Hydrolyzed Silk, Silk Powder - derived from Silk (from silk worms). 6. Hydrolyzed Milk Protein, Sine Adipe Lac, Casein, Yoghurt Powder, Sodium C8-16 Isoalkylsuccinyl, Lactoglobulin Sulfonate - derived from Milk (from cattle). 7. Carmine/CI 75470 (colour) - derived from Cochineal (from beetles). 8. Hydrolyzed Keratin - derived from Keratin (from cashmere goat or sheep wool). 9. Hydrolyzed Pearl - derived from Pearl protein (fresh water pearls). I was using their moisturizer and that moisturizer doesnt have any of these ingredients which they told and i copied in my question.. my question is can we use those things of nivea brand which doest have any of these ingredients or not? or they still mushbooh ?Thank you very much.. - tareb jasmine
  • AOA

    I do not know those ingredients but it is mushbooh product and should not be used because we do not know what Haram hidden ingredients they use.


    Category: News & Alerts
    01-22-14 19:08:22
  • Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatahu!!! Can you please let me know a few or a list of HALAL products in the Indian market like: 1.Soaps 2.Toothpastes 3.Hair Oils 4.Shampoos 5.Conditioners 6.Fairness Creams 7.Lotions,Moisturisers 8.Sanitary Napkins 9.Other daily use products. Please please please let me know...JazakAllah khayr...May Allah bless you with the best of both the worlds for helping the Ummah!!! - ZEBA RAHEEM
  • AOA

    I have no information on Indian made products you mentioned above. I do not have sources to get the information. Inshallah if I visit India then I will try to collect them.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-22-14 19:04:07
  • Kelloggs rice krispies chewy granola bar apple cinnamon is halal or haram? - gustavo cruz
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol on the package then they are not Halal. They contains lot of flavor so alcohol may be used.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-22-14 18:59:38