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Recent Questions:

  • knorr chicken cube is it halal? - yoon seo
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-04-13 04:33:23
  • AOA Would like to know if Kombucha tea is Halal? Am confused since some places like IslamQA say it is fine, while others are saying no because it is fermented. But fermented products like apple cider vinegar and sauerkraut are halal. Would like to know the position of MCG. Thank you Jzk - Sara H
  • AOA

    If it is fermented tea then it is not Halal. Only 100T tea without added ingredints is generally Halal but if Vanillin is added then it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    07-04-13 04:03:39
  • Assalamualaikum.. My children and husband fond drinking monster energy made in USA. I would like to know if the ingredients is Halal. Thank you. - Sharifah
  • AOA

    Monster energy drinks are not Halal because it is not kosher certified. There are death associated with drinking Monster energy drinks so please saty away from it.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-03-13 21:55:59
  • I just wanted to inform MCG that subways, Quiznos and other such fast food chains serve tuna and veggie subs. And we think a request for changing gloves should suffice. What about the sub that he made before the veggie or tuna with the previous glove and dipped his hand in all of the containers. Though he will wear new pair of gloves but all of the containers have already been cross contaminated. So how can they be Halal? - Aleemuddin Mohammed
  • AOA

    The Halal status of Subway bread and tuna was given on the raw condition. It is Muslim consumers job to make sure there is no contamination. I did not research Quiznos.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-03-13 20:16:47
  • I would like to know if the puff pastry sheets from Pennant are Haram. Also the puff pastry from peppridge farm - Samah
  • AOA

    Seach results for the term: puff pastry

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Puff Pastry Shells Puff Pastry Shells Pepperidge Farm   05-04-12

    You have to provide me ingredients statement from Pennat and Kosher symbol if any.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-03-13 19:10:34
  • The small amount of alcohol in vinegar is Halal, but does it also count on e.g. rice vinegar or balsamic vinegar etc? What about soya sauce? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Rice vinegar is made rice wine so there is left over of rice wine in rice vinegar. Balsamic vinegar is made with high sugar containing grapes which yield more alcohol and it will not 100% converted to acetic acid and bwater in Balsamic vineger.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-03-13 17:31:57
  • Can we use 1 ) caraminic / cochineal color in eye shadow n blush 2) can we use shade of wine in blush n eye shadow. Thanking you waiting for reply - Aisha
  • AOA

    It is Haram and can not be use by Muslims.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-03-13 16:54:57
  • Salam, Can you plz confirm for me whether urban decay cosmetics are safe to use by Muslims or not? Especially about eye pencils, eyeshadows and lipsticks. Other than carmine which ingredients are haram, that are likely to be present in them? Do we hav to look for vegan and paraben free too? - Aiman
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Ingredients
    07-03-13 15:51:45
  • Is Kinderjoy halal? - Rishaad
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-03-13 13:56:33
  • Are top pots donuts halal? - Aiman
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-03-13 13:46:43
  • Asalam Alaykum, I was reading and foods that contain little alcohol (ethyl alcohol, etc.) but are not intoxicants are halal. Some say they are haram. Some say it is halal when the alcohol is occurs naturally (fermentation) and haram when it is used as an "additive"? Some say it's halal when used in medicine, others disagree. As you can see, this is very confusing. Can you tell me what the deal is when using alcohol ingredients in medicine, foods and drinks in NON-INTOXICATING amounts (such as in cold medicines, Coke or Pepsi)? - Anonymous101
  • AOA

    Simple answer, all man added alcohol in food or medicine is not Halal. Alcohol produced due to natural process is Halal because it is produced to nature such as minute amount of alcohol present in ripe fruit or during bread or nan baking, minute of amount of alcohol in 100% fruit juices obtained by squezing the fruits.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-03-13 13:24:42
  • Asalam Alaykum, How can I make sure that the food I eat is halal? Are all foods with kosher labels considered "halal"? - Selma A.
  • AOA

    Natural Vitamin D 3 1000 IU

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE 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
    07-03-13 13:18:02
  • saalam is CGT-MAX from nutra bio halal? its kosher and thanks agian for all ur help jazzak allah! - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-03-13 12:37:51
  • Is cartiplus (gulcosamine capsules) halal? capsules are coated in gelatin (no information about what kind). the box says "each hard gelatin capsules"? Manufactured in India, by MMC Healthcare Ltd. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Any gelatin capsule is not Halal. Just break the caosule take out the medicine powder and consume to get well and throughout the capsule.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-03-13 08:47:07
  • As-Salaam-U-Aleikum, I was reading the FAQ on Mountain Dew. I found that at some places it is mentioned that Mountain Dew is halal if it alcohol is not used in the flavor. So, I want to know, how can we verify that a food product doesn't contains alcohol in flavor. - Shaikh Saidullah
  • AOA

    Either findout from manufacturer or send it to a lab for alcohol analysis.


    Category: Food Products
    07-03-13 08:25:27
  • are Keebler icecream cups halal? theres a U symbol on it.and it contains vanilla in ingredients. - anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it contains vanilla then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    07-03-13 06:44:32
  • why maggi noodles are not halal? what does it contain?can you please explain in detail. - anonymous user
  • AOA

    Search Category: Alerts

    Seach results for the term: Maggi

    Total results generated: 1
    Alert Title Description Date
    Nestle's Indian made Maggi Noodle Soups are not Halal

    There are used to be few Maggi Noodle Soups with Vegetarian Green Dot under Square Symbol but that symbol is not any more on any Maggi Noodle Soups.

    The ingredients listed on Maggi Noodle Soups look to be Halal but they do not report Hidden Haram Ingredients on the ingredients statement. Then how a Muslim consumers know for sure that there is no pork by product or ethyl alcohol based ingredients are used as a processing aid or Hidden Ingredients.

    So MCG decided to assign all Magi Noodles Soups without Halal or Kosher or Vegetarian symbol on the package as NOT HALAL status.

    04/14/13

    Category: Food Products
    07-03-13 06:41:41
  • is joy ice cream sugar cones halal? - anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it has a kosher symbol no flavor or vanilla then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: Food Products
    07-03-13 06:39:42
  • why are foods which have vanilla extract considered haram when the alcohol content is too little to intoxicate? why is bread halal and it also contains some alcohol? - Zainab
  • AOA

    Our ulema say any Halal ingredients if contaminated with alcohol then that Halal ingredients lose its Halal status. Vanilla Extract contains minimum 35% alcohol when it added to other food ingredients.

    When yeast added to flour, wate, salt and other ingredients to make bread, it has no alcohol the cells of yeast but during fermentaion or proofing of dough Zymase enzymes comes out from yeast cells breadk the sugar in the dough to CO2 and alcohol. This alcohol is produced by nature not man added alcohol so it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    07-03-13 05:44:57
  • I have skin allergy i hav been prescribed to take Benadryl medicine, want to know should I take it or not? Let me know is it halal or not? - Mehtab
  • AOA

    Benadryl for adult is made with pork and it is Haram. Please use these:

    Allergy Adult and Children Alvert 01/2010 No animal derived ingredients are used. Reference Number: 10246-00123
    Allergy Adult & Children Zyrtec 01/2010 No animal derived ingredients are used. Reference Number: 008581907A

    Category: E-Numbers
    07-03-13 00:50:15
  • Are Pillsbury Toaster Strudels Halal? - Muhammad Rizvi
  • AOA

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


    Category: Food Products
    07-02-13 21:42:04
  • tell me the right source of trypsin outside human body - Aamir
  • AOA

    Trypsini is a serine protease enzyme and it is found in vertebrates's digestive system. Proteease enzymees can also be otbtained plant based Papain from papya or fiq. Microbial proetease is obtained from micro organizm and it is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-02-13 21:03:48
  • Salaam,is no7 makeup halal. - Alyah begum
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    07-02-13 18:31:21
  • Salam brother,is garnier sunscreen lotion halal. - Alyah begum
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-02-13 18:26:40
  • Are food products with fresh yeast haram? JazakAllah - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    No, fresh yeast is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Food Products
    07-02-13 17:22:08
  • Is the maggie noodles halal? People told me its haram but no one knows what in it is haram so i just wanted to ask. - Huzaifa
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles are not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-02-13 17:10:22
  • Is no 7 sunscreen halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-02-13 16:27:44
  • Which suncream in halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-02-13 16:23:23
  • is kroger brand donuts are halal - rashid
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-02-13 15:49:31
  • Been researching about vinegar products. Most of them contain alcohol, or have been produced from alcohol - I wonder if there are any types of vinegar NOT produced from alcohol or is at least halal to use? Please, help me. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Vinegar can not be made without alcohol. The minor amount alcohol in vinegar is Halal according our Islamic scholar.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-02-13 15:46:20
  • Is cone ice cream from the ice cream vans Halal? - Mrs Hussain
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    07-02-13 15:31:20
  • I found dried whey as one of the ingredients in the Marks and Spencer's blueberry muffin. However this product has been certified by Marks and Spencer's to be suitable for vegetarian. I understand that whey is the by-product of cheese after rennet has been added. This, with the above info, can I ask if the dried whey used is free from animal? Is it purely vegetarian and halal? Thank you! - Yasmin El-Tayeb
  • AOA

    The whey in the Mark and Spencer muffins is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-02-13 15:22:17
  • is consuming sourdough starter in baking ha-ram ? - angel beiruti
  • AOA

    If there is no alcohol then you can consuem it.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    07-02-13 15:12:19
  • Asalam Alaykum, I wanted to know if Shoprite Bakery bread is haram or halal. Also if Great Value split top wheat bread from Wal-Mart is haram. If they are and I didn't know, what should I do? I'm really nervous about this because I've been eating this all my life and just realized that there might be haram ingredients in it. - Anonymous
  • AOA

    Please search the bread on our website and it will tell you about all breads and their Halal status.


    Category: Food Products
    07-02-13 14:47:33
  • Can a Muslim eat at the Applebee's restaurant? - Ali
  • AOA

    Only broiled or grilled fish, baked potato with butter w/o sour cream, sald without cheese, crouton and salad dressing but with lemon juice.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-02-13 13:59:07
  • Assalamu alaikum. Are NIVEA lip care products halal? Including those that are flavoured? It is imported and marketed by Nivea India Pvt. Ltd. - 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: Non-Food Products
    07-02-13 10:44:36
  • i want to know duncan cake mix is halal - farah
  • 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
    07-02-13 10:10:39
  • whether chung jung one product is a halal product? - Afi
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-02-13 08:15:13
  • Assalamu 'Alaikum, If not stating naturally brewed on the product, is wheat the key ingredient to know it's Haram? On the other hand is water is the key ingredient to know it's Halal? because the ones I saw contains both wheat and water.. Hope I wrote my question clearly.. and thaanks in advance! - The key way to identify haram soy souce
  • AOA

    Soy sauce can not be made without soy.

    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: Ingredients
    07-02-13 04:11:33
  • Hi, Can you please let me know if Bombay Duck Fish Halal? - AISHA
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-02-13 02:14:33
  • Are Olay products such as the Anti-Wrinkle day and night creams halal? Jazakallah - Tas
  • 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
    07-01-13 23:51:56
  • Dear Sir, Last week you replied to mee that molasses derived from cane sugar are Halal because they are Kosher certified. Could you please give me details how to contact producers of this molasse inn either Canada or the USA. Kind regards, Martin (The Netherlands) - Martin Scheijen
  • AOA

    C & H Sugar Company, Inc

    830 Loring Avenue, Crockett CA 94525-1104

    Amalgamated Sugar Company, The LLC

    701 N Main Street, Brighton CO 80601-1555

    Barker Syrup Company Inc

    5125 Peanut Road, Graceville FL 32440-4247

    Domino Sugar Corp

    2905 S Western Avenue, Chicago IL 60608-5221

     


    Category: Ingredients
    07-01-13 23:49:55
  • I bought a Noor ul jabal brand halal chicken from restaurant depot, after reading some post i am confused, is this right to eat machine slaughtered chicken? - nabila
  • AOA

    All so called Halal chicken at Restuarant Depot are machine slaughtered and they are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-01-13 20:50:20
  • I live in America can you tell me which bread is halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Butternet, Oroweat, Bimbo, Sara Lee, Arnold, Brownberry and Pepperidge Farm. Please search it on our website.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-01-13 18:32:28
  • is delta valley halal chicken zabiha. Tay-yib brand roast beef and pastrami and kettle fry halal turkey breast; are they zabiha? - hafiza
  •  

    AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-01-13 17:50:27
  • Which medicine pill is halal or haraam and why; capsule, tablet, caplet? Jazakallah - 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: Food Products
    07-01-13 12:11:56
  • Are the chip Hot nuggets halal - mohammad enamul HAQQ
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-01-13 11:26:00
  • which store have halal pizza and it can delivery to our home? - Mohammad Haque
  • AOA

    Pizza Hut and Papa John.


    Category: Food Products
    07-01-13 10:54:26
  • Are ruffles patato chips halal - danial
  • 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
    07-01-13 10:36:53
  • is Vegetarian Duck halal? - farah
  • AOA

    How could a duck be a vegetarian?.


    Category: Food Products
    07-01-13 09:02:55
  • Are these jelly brands halal? Foster clerk, Royal, Greens, Dreams - sum
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-01-13 07:44:57
  • As.Salam.wa.alaykum, Now a days here in our locality we have heard that some of contents in biscuits and cakes are haram, i.e. Some type of emulsifiers are haram. I want to know details about it. Please send me the information as soon as possible. Allah Hafeez. Md. Jahangir. - Md. Jahangir Sheikh
  • AOA

    Rules for Halal biscuits and cakes that they must be kosher certified and free of alcohol in flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-01-13 07:23:48
  • As-Salaam-U-Aleikum, Thanks for your reply on Thums Up. Please let me products of Pepsi and Coca Cola which are verified as Halaal. - Shaikh Saidullah
  • AOA

    We could not find alcohol in Pepsi but there is alcohol in coke.


    Category: Food Products
    07-01-13 07:04:20
  • Salaam,is body on tap shampoo & conditioner is it halaal.Hair remover nair is it halaal. - Mrs Z Shaik
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    07-01-13 04:00:53
  • Are jelly crystals from Aldi halal - Is jelly from Aldi stores halal
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-01-13 01:14:04
  • Is dove milk chocolate halal? - faridah
  • 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
    06-30-13 23:52:01
  • is shrimp and other shell fish Halal - Gerald Coleman
  • AOA

    Shrimp and shell fish is mukhrooh for Hanaf only fish is Halal for Hanaf.


    Category: General Question
    06-30-13 22:53:13
  • As-Salaam-U-Aleikum, Is Thums Up a product of Coca Cola in India Halaal. I have learnt that every soft drink company manufacture their product differently in different country. So, I want to ensure that Thums Up Manufactured in India is Halaal. - Shaikh Saidullah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    06-30-13 22:41:47
  • Can I get Halal clearance if I use 2-Propanol also called as iso-propylalcohol in sprays to treat open wounds. This is not alcohol and can not be used for consumption since it is poisonous for intake. Kindly clarify whether I apply for certification with this ingredient. Thanks.... - Elvees
  • AOA

    You can use it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-30-13 22:16:58
  • Hi,I wanted to know if Cheese Puffs were Halal? Do they have chedder chesse or enzymes? There brand is Cheetos. By the way there are lots of kinds so which one is Halal? Thnak you -Monisa - Monisa
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    06-30-13 20:36:41
  • I know that Jews are not allowed to eat Oreo Cookies as they are not Kosher since the cream center is made with lard. Are they allowed to be eaten by Muslims? - Travis Tarrant
  • AOA

    I think you have all wrong information. All Oreo are kosher certified. But some are Halal and some not.


    Category: Food Products
    06-30-13 16:58:00
  • Hi, I love cheese puffs but now i found out about enzymes. But what kind of cheese is in cheese puffs? And does it have enzymes? -monisa - Monisa
  • AOA

    What brand?.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    06-30-13 16:54:34
  • What is the difference between bourbon vanilla extract and regular vanilla extract? i know vanilla extract isn't halal according to MCG, but what about 'bourbon vanilla extract', is it halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Nothing only the variety of vanilla beans. Bourbon will give more flavor. Both are Haram.


    Category: Ingredients
    06-30-13 14:06:42
  • Kiya bakray key kapooray halal hein - Bakali
  • AOA

    Maloom nahi hai.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-30-13 12:05:52
  • Is dominos cheese pizza halal - Thomas
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    06-30-13 10:21:56
  • i want to know about gerber baby cereal are halal ? - abc
  • 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
    06-30-13 09:29:43
  • essentiale forte n . Is it halal? - ida
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    06-30-13 05:29:10
  • is brothers pizza at chelmsford MA halal, Please see here http://www.zabihah.com/d/Chelmsford+26616+Brothers-Pizza/ The website is http://www.brotherspizzachelmsford.com/ - Shibly
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    06-30-13 03:32:49
  • Askm Is chedder cheese halal What cheese is halal - Humeera
  • 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: Food Products
    06-29-13 22:27:25
  • aslamu Alaikum I have question that how is working inTiens - nazirkhan
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    06-29-13 22:18:04
  • Which ingredient is haram in Root Beer.please let me know about it - Sara
  • AOA

    It may contain alcohol in flavor.


    Category: Food Products
    06-29-13 20:23:51
  • betty crocher creamy frosting halal or haram it is has 471? - abbas
  • AOA

    If it says suitable for vegetarian and has no alcohol in flavor then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-29-13 19:14:37
  • I am looking for a halal weight gainer, and have asked about those specific 3. NutraBio is Kosher, but uses natural flavors, so may contain alcohol. Thank you. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    You have to call their 800 number to find out whether they use alcohol as a solvent in the flavor because they are the one who have this information.


    Category: Food Products
    06-29-13 18:17:01
  • Slmz! Is silver spoon food colouring halal? It contains ethanol in the ingredient. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it contains ethanol then it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    06-29-13 17:10:00
  • I want to buy colors to color my fondant ,so that i found the type of color name wilton colors but i dont know it is halal or not? - Am huthefa
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    06-29-13 15:47:22
  • Is Lobster Halal ? - Ahmad Usman
  • AOA

    Lobster is mushbooh for Hanaf.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-29-13 15:26:03
  • dominno cheses pizza is halal - AbdurRazzak
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    06-29-13 12:31:32
  • Salam. Are topical items that contain carmine permissible? I.e. blusher, shampoo etc which will not be consumed? - Sara
  • AOA

     

    Carmine Red Color is Haram.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-29-13 12:14:03
  • Is landlakes ice cream halal? - Ayla jamal
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    06-29-13 11:02:53
  • Assalamulium, i have question about ricotta cheese is that halal, and also that Miss Vickie's chips is halal or not, jazakallah khair - langrial
  • AOA

    Ricotta cheese is Halal only it has a kosher symbol on the package and does not contain Carrageenan. Please searchk Miss Vickie chip on our website.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-29-13 10:25:30
  • Salam Aleikoum Wa Ramatoulah Wa Barakatouh. First of all, I would like to say Jazakallah khair for your website. I would like to ask you about McCormick's spice called Crushed Red Pepper. There is a kosher symbol on it but no ingredients list. Jazakallah Khair. - Tikyda Couassi-Ble
  • AOA

    Crushed red pepper is 100% red pepper and it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    06-29-13 07:45:04
  • Assalamualaikum.. Is Starbuck Frappuccino Caramel halal or not? at the bottle there is a symbol KD but the font size is small.. thankyou - Indy
  • AOA

    It is only Halal if flavor present.


    Category: Food Products
    06-29-13 05:13:40
  • Is maaza halal or not - md kafil
  • AOA

    Maaz is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-29-13 04:16:38
  • Assalam Alaycom, I live in Australia and my father in law who is a haj bought cheese and bacon balls CHAZOOS BRAND and he is convinced. That does not contain pork ingredients and it's an artificial. Flavour. Which is halal!! - mahmoud
  • AOA

    Bacon can be made from beef too but the beef has to be slaughter by a Muslim and Cheese has to be Halal. It is Halal only if there is a Halal symbol on it and no alcohol in the flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-29-13 02:51:31
  • is labello made of any haram product - FARAH
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-29-13 02:45:45
  • Are all the drinks from starbucks halal?And could you please answer and explain? - Ananymous
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    06-28-13 22:43:10
  • I dont really get the starbucks thing,so could u just explain it from here,is starbucks halal or not? - Anonymous
  • AOA

    Only 100% Strabuck coffee is Halal without flavor. Any coffee with flavor may contain alcohol.


    Category: Food Products
    06-28-13 22:41:39
  • Is britania nutri choice an Indian product halal - Shabnum
  • AOA

    Britania biscuits are Halal but I do not know Bratania Nutri Choice.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-28-13 19:42:05
  • Is grain vinegar halal? Thanks. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-28-13 18:35:19
  • Assalamu alaykum brother. How do I pose a question regarding natural flavors to a cookie company. What exactly should I ask. Thanks. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    " is alcohol used as a solvent in flavor; 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 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 alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent. The consumer department can not answer this question because they do not have access to specification of ingredients".


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-28-13 17:28:20
  • Is this product halal, "carrot cake cookies" by pepperidge farm. Ingredient: unbleached enriched wheat flour (flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin b1), riboflavin (vitamin b2), folic acid), sugar, fructose, butter, vegetable oils (palm kernel, palm and/or interesterified and hydrogenated soybean and/or hydrogenated cottonseed), brown sugar (sugar, invert sugar, molasses), pecans, corn syrup solids, dehydrated carrots, nonfat milk, contains 2 percent or less of: cornstarch, whey powder, natural flavors, leavening (ammonium bicarbonate, baking soda, monocalcium phosphate), eggs, pumpkin, milk fat, salt, annatto extract for color, maltodextrin, beet juice concentrate for color, caramel color, spices (cinnamon, cloves), corn flour, soy lecithin and sunflower lecithin. Thanks. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    First requirement is there should be a Kosher symbol on the package if not then it is not Halal. If there is a kosher symbol on the package then it is Halal only if no alcohol is used in natural flavors. This question is only answered by Peperidge Farm nobody else.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-28-13 17:20:53
  • Is alcohol permissible in nutritional products to prevent bacterial contamination? - Sabirah
  • AOA

    Alcohol is not permissible in any food products or medicine in Islam.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-28-13 15:51:13
  • Assalamualikum I called The Body Shop to ask if their wild cherry lip butters had animal products or alcohol. They said that none of their products contain animal products and that this specific product did not have alcohol. I just saw that on your website though, you said that they use animal derived gelatin. I was just a bit confused on the difference of information. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    There is problem with this company two different people giving two differrent answer even company has requested me to remove the statement on website but I am not going to do it until they provide me a written statement on their letter head. So they are not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    06-28-13 13:59:04
  • Is tofutti halal? - Sam
  • AOA

    It is Mushbooh if it contains Carrageenan.


    Category: Food Products
    06-28-13 12:46:50
  • is Stouffer's vegetable Lasagna halal - Salma Akbar
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    06-28-13 08:44:01
  • Is Lactantia 15%cream is ok to use and if we bought anything without kosher symbol so can we just through it or consume it for the purpose not to waste - Mariam
  • AOA

    Dairy products except milk are not Halal in Canada without kosher symbol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-28-13 08:36:52
  • Is amul processed cheese made in india halal or haram? - Aiman
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: Food Products
    06-28-13 08:29:34
  • Is the gelatin used in flintstone gummies of pig or halal - Roxanna
  • AOA

    Please do not use any product with gelatin unless it says fish gelatin. Flintstone Gummies could be Haram if gelatin is obtained from pork and not Halal if obtained from non zabiha beef.


    Category: E-Numbers
    06-28-13 03:48:30
  • Are KFC products halaal in India? Also McDonald's products. - Javed Ahmed
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    06-28-13 03:39:42
  • Can we eat mars chocolate and snicker chocolate? Its halaal to eat, pls snd me da answr - a.farook
  • 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: Ingredients
    06-28-13 01:51:15