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Recent Questions:

  • Sweetened condensed milk of Rainbow produced at Holland in Halal or Haram ? - Kashif Uddin Shamsi
  • AOA

    If it contains only milk and sugar then it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    07-11-13 04:59:55
  • Which well known tidbit brands (e.g. chocolate, biscuits or chips) have halal sign on packaging in sg? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-11-13 03:08:54
  • I understand that New Milano Chocolate Buttercream and Crumbled Cookies Frozen is labeled haram in this website- I wish to know if the absence of the symbol is the reason why its haram? What do I ask the company if I wish to find out if this product is halal or haram? Jazakallah Kair - jui
  • AOA

    Thdey have no information about requirement of a Halal food product. Cookies must be kosher certified and should not be made with alcohol containing flavors.


    Category: Food Products
    07-11-13 02:44:29
  • is subway halal in chennai ? - mohamed sheriff
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-11-13 02:09:58
  • Is Kirkland Almond Cherry Clusters halal? It has UD symbol, but also contains vanilla? - Kamile Yagci
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because of vanilla.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-11-13 01:35:36
  • Is the product: Eau Thermale Avene Tolerance Extreme creme hydratante apaisante halal? Its ingredients are : Avene aqua, Glycerin, parraffinum liquidum, Squalane, Carthamus Tinctorius seed oil, Cyclomethicone, Glyceryl stearate. Sodium carbomer,CI 77891 - Soohaylah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-11-13 01:27:59
  • I want to buy "IndoMie Noodle". But i can't be sure they are halal or haram. In its website, they said that they are certified "Halal" of Indonesian Ulema Council. And also they have ISO 9001:2001 and HACCP. These all things make their product halal or not? - byz
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-11-13 00:06:51
  • Here the other day, I tried to find an all-purpose soy sauce in order to avoid the haram version known as the naturally brewed soy sauce. I couldn't find an all-purpose soy sauce or a soy sauce where wheat and soy wasn't mentioned in the ingredients. Then suddenly I ran into a naturally brewed mushroom soy sauce whereas it was written in a small text "HALAL". The brand is named PEARL RIVER BRIDGE, and I bought it here in Sweden. It says "Real chinese soy/mushroom soy/naturally brewed". As mentioned, in a small text it says "PRB Soy Sauce is naturally brewed and fermented according to HACCP, BRC Global Standard Food, IP Control Program (GMO-free), ISO9001, ISO14001, HALAL, U (a symbol with a circle around the U). My question: Even though it says naturally brewed, and there is a little symbol clarifying it for being Halal... is it then Halal? Sorry, I'm so confused. Ramadan kareem! - Mariam
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-10-13 19:49:16
  • Assalamu Alaykum is "Hershey special dark chocolate bar with almonds" halal? It is kosher certified. The Ingredients: Sugar; Chocolate; Almonds (roasted in cocoa butter and/or sunflower oil); Cocoa Butter; Cocoa Processed with Alkaki; Milk Fat; Lactose (Milk); Soy Lecithin; PGPR, Emulsifier; Vanillin; Artificial Flavor; and Milk. Thank you. May Allah bless you in this month of Ramadan. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Thanks for Kind word may Allah also bless you in this holy month of Ramadan. It is a Halal chocolate if it says suitable for vegetarian in UK but it is Halal in USA because it is kosher certified.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-10-13 19:38:38
  • what is the halal status for Shaklee's products? - azmira kamarudin
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-10-13 19:25:09
  • is behn meyer palm kernel oil halal - Lovemore Chundu
  • AOA

    Plam Kernel Oil from any brand is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-10-13 07:25:25
  • I want to buy a herbal product called Dong Quai but it has gelatine in it.Want to know is it halal or not? - Adeel
  • AOA

    Any product with gelatin either it could be Haram if gelatin is from pork or not Halal if it is from non zabiha beef. Only fisg gelatin is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-10-13 06:00:50
  • Assalam o Alikum sir I am wondering about kitkat .In canada kitkat is made by Nestle but there is a kosher sign to.So this is halal or what. - sumera
  • AOA

    There is no Kosher symbol on Nestle Kit Kat in Canada in October 2012. Please provide image of Kit Kat with kosher symbol to me.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-10-13 03:07:24
  • are the beauty products of maybelline halal like lipstick and bb creams? - Roselle
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-10-13 01:11:48
  • is there any halal mozzarella cheese available in shops - rizna fahmi
  • AOA

    Search Category: Food Products

    Seach results for the term: mozzarella cheese

    Total results generated: 6
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Mozzarella Cheese Mozzarella Cheese Miller   10-16-10
    halal Premium Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese Mozzarella Cheese BIazzo   10-16-10
    halal Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese Mozzarella Cheese America's Choice   10-16-10
    halal Low Moisture Part Skim Shreeded Mozzarella Cheese Mozzarella Cheese Shoprite   10-16-10
    halal Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Fresh Whole Milk Mozzarella Cheese Mozzarella Cheese Sorrento   10-16-10
    halal Snackable Mozzarella String Cheese Mozzarella Cheese Kraft   10-16-10

    Category: Food Products
    07-09-13 18:34:16
  • want contract one year to buy chikeen frozen halal,breast,shawerma - sameer
  • AOA

    We do not sell or buy Halal foods but we educate Muslims about it.


    Category: Food Products
    07-09-13 17:55:53
  • IS DOMINOS PIZZA HALAL (PEARL RIVER,NY) - shabana
  • AOA

    Domino Pizza is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-09-13 16:13:27
  • aoa. I want to know about indian maggi noodles(2 minute maggi noodles). they have green veg mark on it.please explain in detail why they are not halal. in my previous question you answered ABOUT SOUPS,I WANT TO KNOW ABOUT NOODLES. - anonymous user
  • AOA

    Maggi Noodles is only Halal if there is green dot on the package and if it did not contain flavor.


    Category: Food Products
    07-09-13 15:41:31
  • Is tobelarone E442 halal? - Tanveer Ahmad
  • AOA

    If it has aclaim "Suitbale For Vegetarian" and no flavor then it will be Halal otherwise not.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-09-13 10:56:18
  • ASSALMO ALIKOM, Could you please let me know where I can buy Halal meat in Toronto. - Dr Medhat Ibrahim
  • AOA

    Medinah meat market.


    Category: Food Products
    07-09-13 10:31:43
  • I bought cosmetic product which is from Japan formulated. I recognized that the bottle of the face serum whitening written of red wine Q10. I searched the term red wine and it is made of wood pulp. Is it haram or HALAL?? - Engku Ella
  • AOA

    Any product with wine is Haram.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-09-13 08:46:08
  • Salam, are chocolates and sweets sold in See's candies halal? - Ifah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-09-13 05:39:38
  • Is Livon or Silk n Shine Halal or haram? - Tanzi
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-09-13 05:22:29
  • in india green dot really represent pure vegetarian products - Arshida
  • AOA

    Yes. But it may not be Halal if there is flavor where alcohol is used.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-09-13 02:20:08
  • Hi, i was wondering if you have any of the certified information for WORLD FAMOUS BURGER located in city of BELL,CALIFORNIA 100% zabihah halal?? Plz advice - Maaz
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-09-13 01:02:09
  • Is benzil alcohol halal? - chand basha
  • AOA

    Benzyl alcohol is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-09-13 00:51:31
  • in india ,for muslims capsules are halal or not as gelatin is made up of which animal skin,cow or pig, - rehana
  • AOA

    Capsules with gelatin are not Halal and it could be Haram if it is obtained from pork. You have to take out medicine from capsule and throughout the capsule and consume the bitter medicine with apple sauce or other fruit pulp.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-09-13 00:16:33
  • Is LIGO creamy style corn halal? - nourren
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-08-13 21:18:02
  • sorry to bother you again. but I want to make sure about pepsi whether it is halal or not. when you read the ingredients for pepsi you will not see pepsin but when you read the history of pepsi when can easily see that they had pepsin in it. so is it halal if the pepsin is in? how can we find out about the pepsin? thanks - sandy sam
  • AOA

    Pepsi is Halal because there is no alcohol is detected and also Pepsi concentrate is Kosher certified. Pepsi do not contain any animal derived ingredients. You are reffering to old story. Now a day no soft drink companies do not use any pepsin.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-08-13 19:35:01
  • as I know there is a chemical in pepsi which it called Pepsin. and pesin obtained from the stomachs of hogs and calves and used as a digestive aid. so how come it is halal ? can please explain.thanks - sandy sam
  • AOA

    There is pesin listed under the ingredient list of pepsi, who said they use pepsin. Please write or call Pepsi 800 they will tell you no animal derived ingredients are used. All soft drinks are nothing but water, sweetener, acids, Caffeine, Caramel color, flavor and carbonation or use of carbon dioxide to provides bubbling. In old days food technology was not morden. There are new discovires in food science which increase the shelf life of soft drink by increasing acidity of soft drinks.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-08-13 19:21:58
  • La vache qui rit is halal or not? - nadi khin oo
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-08-13 18:54:26
  • are baby lips lip balm hala - alia
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-08-13 18:01:26
  • Is Lactic Culture Halal? - Haris
  • AOA

    Lactic Acid bacteria are Halal because they are plant. Culture is consists of bacteria.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-08-13 17:41:14
  • Assalamualaikum, can you please let me know if McCormick's Imitation Vanilla Flavor is halal and free of alcohol? I have contacted them but I think they have gotten confused because they have products called Imitation Vanilla Flavor and Imitation Vanilla Extract. They gave me information about Imitation Vanilla Extract which unfortunately contains ethyl alcohol. The UPC code for this product is 052100014609 and the ingredients are; water, carmel color, vanillin, ethyl vanillin, and 0.1% Potassium Sorbate (added as a preservative) It is koshered. I am confused now. Is it only extracts that contains alcohol wherein imitation flavors do not? I have taken a look at some of their other products which are extracts and alcohol is listed. Please let me know, Jazakallah Khair - A.H
  • AOA

    Whatever this ingredients water, carmel color, vanillin, ethyl vanillin, and 0.1% Potassium Sorbate (added as a preservative) belong to are Halal ingredients so what ever the name of product contaiing these ingredients is Halal because vanillin and ethyl vanillin do not contain alcohol.

    Please check our Ingredients list of Halal and Haram and our new book "Food Ingredients and Their Halal Status" will tell you which ingredient is Halal which is not in order to avoid confusion while talking to a food company's representative because they do not no knowledge, they only read what the technical department has provided to them.


    Category: Food Products
    07-08-13 17:23:05
  • assalamu-alaykum.. Do you know if spartan breadcrumb is halal? Jazakallah - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol on the package and no alcohol in flavor then it will not be Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-08-13 16:42:17
  • Are the new Gatorade Energy Chews halal or haram???? - Usama Qazi
  • AOA

    Gatorade all G and G2 series are mushbooh because the company refuse to anaswer whether alcohol is used in flavor or not. I do not have on new energy chew.


    Category: Food Products
    07-08-13 16:25:37
  • is it Cheetos Cheese & Bacon Balls its halal or not please reply - AHMED
  • AOA

    In USA/Canada and Europe most bacon is made from pork bacon. Very rarely it is made from beef but if bacon is made from beef then it has to say beef bacon under ingredients list. All Cheetos and all Doritos except Toasted Corn Tortilla Chips are not Halal.

    Please read our ingredients list to find out which ingredient is Halal which is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-08-13 14:59:30
  • Asalam o allaykum, I bought a hair spray name is SILK ELEMENT. It has a ingrident i m confuse whether its Acohol or not name is ( SD Alcohla 40-B ) Can u plz tell what is it. Jazak Alllah Fouzia Ahmed - Fouzia Ahmed
  • AOA

    It is Called Specially Denatured Alcohol where alcohol is denatured by adding methonal. It is ok in non food products.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-08-13 14:00:16
  • Is parle biscuits are mixed with the skin of pig - abdul qayyum
  • AOA

    I do not have information on it.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-08-13 11:38:15
  • pls advise if halal to use- this is a a skin product (juicy beauty green apple peel) and no animal derivatives are used but not sure about alcohol contamination - saman munir
  • AOA

    If it is made without animal derived ingredients then only unscented can be use.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-08-13 10:34:41
  • Does Walmart Equate Shampoo contain pork? Thanks - Mr. A
  • AOA

    Shampoo Sahmpoos Equate MCG do not recommed it because same products are made by many companies who do not follow same rules. Feb 2013

    It may be made with pork.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-08-13 08:09:43
  • I bought Q10 from GNC and I am wondering the gelantine used are meant for us Muslim or not. Thank you. - Nura mahadi
  • AOA

    Please do not buy any product with gelatin because it could be from pork which be Haram or it could be from non zabiha beef which is not Halal. Only fish gelatin is Halal. There is only one product is Halal at GNC.

    Seach results for the term: GNC

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Vitamin B-12, Big 150, Vitamin B-1, Choline Vitamins GNC Only three Halal with Kosher Sysmbol KO on back of the bottle. 03-23-13

    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-08-13 07:29:03
  • asalamu alaikum.pls send me the list of halal food products.. - mohamed
  • 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
    07-08-13 07:05:56
  • is snickers chocolate, made in beijing halal, it is made in china, so i m confused whether to eat it or not - fatima khalil
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-08-13 03:07:44
  • Do you about sun drop soda? Is it halal to drink ? - Mohsin
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-07-13 19:25:40
  • I just wanted to ask if Doritos chips are halal in America or not. Which ones are? And what about the other chips? Thank you. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    All Cheetos and Dorito except Doritos Toasted Cor Toritilla chips are not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-07-13 14:25:18
  • Assalam-o-Alaikum! There is a ice cream brand in USA Called Braums , I want to know that it's ice cream is halal or not? JazakAllah Khair - Najam
  • AOA

    All the ice creams are mushbooh because of presence of Carrageenan. The website does not whether they are kosher certified or not.


    Category: Food Products
    07-07-13 13:28:34
  • AOA, My question is about Physicians Formula Organic Wear Mascara, Ultra Black Organics 7352. One of the ingredients listed is Leuconostoc/Radish Ferment Filtrate. This is described as: "Properties: Derived from Leuconostoc kimchii, the bacterium that has traditionally been used to make fermented Kimchi. This product consists of a peptide that is produced by the bacterial culture during the fermentation process which has shown to have antimicrobial benefits. This ferment filtrate provides an effective combination of skin conditioning, moisturizing, and antimicrobial properties." So, since it is a protein taken from the bacteria, and not the bacteria itself, I am not sure if it is ok to use. Since it is mascara, I do not think it is absorbed into my body either way, like a lotion would be. Jazak Allah Khier - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    The source all above ingredients are only known to the manufacterer so please contact them.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-07-13 13:28:01
  • Salam alaykum Would Great Lakes Kosher Gelatin be considered Halal? - k
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    Is Kosher Gelatin Halal

    No, Kosher gelatin is not Halal because it is made either from pork or non zabiha beef and therefore kosher gelatin from pork is Haram. A liberal kosher symbol K appears on yogurts containing kosher gelatin because some Rabbis consider kosher gelatin from pork as kosher.


    Category: Food Products
    07-07-13 12:34:25
  • AOA Thank you for your answers, you helped me understand the vinegar issue. But regarding a previous question where I asked if a fermented tea (Kombucha) was halal and you categorized it as Haram - pls can you explain how this fermented product differs from apple cider vinegar and sauerkraut to make it Haram. Just would like to understand for my own education. Early Ramadan Blessings to you & ur family - Sara H
  • AOA

    Ramadan Mubarak to you and your family. The making of Apple Cider vinegar is based on sharia rule "Tabdilee Mahiya" where Haram thing such as alcohol is physically and chemically change to new thing such as vinegar. Where fermented tea process in which tea do not convert to a new thing. Regular tea left for years in open air where bacteria and other microrgansm work on tea not compoletely changed to new thing. One of the requirement of Tabdille Maihya is the name has to changed such as from alcohol to vinegar. Here in fermented tea the word te aremained as is. Sauekarut is made by souring the cabbage where Lactic Acid bacteria ferment the cabbage to make it sour. Sourness is due to production of lactic acid which is Halal so does the sauerkraut is also Halal.

    I hope you understand. Ther are 3-4 requirements for tabdele mahiya. Bone Char used in the wthitening of sugar is teh example of Tabdele Mahiya where cattle bones are converted to ash and ash is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    07-07-13 12:33:39
  • does maggi noodles contain a pork extract? what is the source/origin of monosodium glucanate - mohammad intekhab
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles are not Halal. Please read it under Alert section.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-07-13 10:35:52
  • why octopus is haraam? - Riad
  • AOA

    Yes it is Haram according to Hanafi Mazhab.


    Category: General Question
    07-07-13 10:13:07
  • I'm new here in America That there is no U Or K How do I know that a product halal or haram? - hassan
  • AOA

    You should not consume any food product without kosher symbol because kosher symbols protec Muslims from adding Haram hidden ingredients.

    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: General Question
    07-07-13 09:06:25
  • Is Royal Dansk Halal or haram? Is this product (Royal Dansk Danish Butter Cookies) halal or harm? This link to the product http://www.walmart.com/ip/Royal-Dansk-Danish-Butter-Cookies-12-oz/10403419 - hassan
  • AOA

    All foreign products without Halal or Kosher symbol may not be Halal because we do not know what Haram hidden ingredients they added to food products. So Muslims are advised not to consume any foreign made food products without Halal or Kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: General Question
    07-07-13 09:03:06
  • PRESTIGE cream d'escargot brdasarkan snails..halal tak? - sharifah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Non-Food Products
    07-07-13 05:44:12
  • salam alikom, is pepperidge farm frozen puff pastry halal or not, thank you. - nour
  • AOA

    If you have searched it on our website you could have this answer:

    Search Category: Food Products

    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

    Category: Food Products
    07-07-13 02:29:41
  • Assalamu alaikum if we feel confused it is better to leave the thing right. I want to know about 7up,mirinda,pepsi,coke are halal or haram. For allah's sake give an answer - AJMAL KORMATH
  • AOA

    Coke and & UP showed presence of alcohol when it send to a lab for alcohol analysis but Pepsi do not show any alcohol so it is Halal. We did not send any other soft drinks because it cost money to test the soft drinks.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-07-13 01:44:39
  • Is the friendly's ice cream halal - Danish sheikh
  • 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
    07-06-13 20:35:31
  • Assalamualikum, I emailed to Little Caesers asking about their dough, sauce and cheese and I got the same response as mentioned by one of audience in your FAQs. I think it is an automated response as I got it on Saturday and within few minutes and also you said you got the same response 5 years back. I wanted to know what kind of technical questions should we ask them about cheese. I wanted to know these questions with two perspectives - 1) I am plannign to callt hem on Monday. 2) I need to explain my community why should we opt out Little Ceaser's pizza in a more technical way explaining the cheese extract process. Please help me. Salaam --Aleem - Aleemuddin Mohammed
  • AOA

    Please ask these questions:

    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: Ingredients
    07-06-13 15:46:50
  • Is KFC halal in Chennai,india - faisal rafeeque
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-06-13 12:19:49
  • list of halal choclates of dubai ? - loyal
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-06-13 10:49:56
  • is Raffaello halal or haram ? it is bought from dubai ! - barbie
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-06-13 10:16:21
  • is raspberry lime coolatta is halal in dunkin donuts? I am not sure the ingiridients used to make it, those are halal or haram.... also can you tell me any other kind of coollatta in dunkin donuts is haram? - AUM Mustaqur Rahman
  • 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
    07-06-13 10:06:47
  • Salam alaykum,Please can you suggest any cake preservative for me.secondly is frankfort sausage halal. Jazakhallahu Khiran - idris Fatima
  • AOA

    You can not find calcium Propianate, Potassium Sorbate, Natamycin in supermarket but have to order from bakery suppliers.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-06-13 09:57:35
  • Salam brother, Last time I asked "Are food colorings with green symbol halal? MCG replied, "Food colors with kosher symbol r halal". But the problem is I live in a muslim country where majority food products contain a Halal symbol or a vegetarian green symbol or both. So my question is "Are food colorings with vegetarian green symbol halal or not?" - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I did not know you that you live in a Muslim country. Yes, Green dot under square is the symbol for vegetarian but not Halal and it does not cover alcohol in flavor. It covers only vegetable based ingredients and I do not know whether it is cover the hidden ingredients. Green dot is not substitute for Halal. Since glycerin from pork fat or vegetable can be used in liquid colors. The green dot in dicates no pork or non zabiha beef fat based glycerin is used as a carrier in liquid colors. All artificial dried colors are Halal because they are chemical dyes and lakes.


    Category: General Question
    07-06-13 07:39:45
  • Salam alikom , Is rise wine in frozen seafood products halal or haram ?! - Kamel Ahmed
  • AOA

    Any kind of wine is HARAM to consume.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-06-13 05:51:49
  • are fab ice lollys halal? are snickers and mars icecreams halal? - shabana rabani
  • 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: General Question
    07-06-13 05:23:09
  • They use alchol for preserving cake is it halal - idris fatima
  • AOA

    Alcohol is not used to preserve the cake but preservatives are used to preseve the cake. Alcohol is a hidden ingredient in natural or artificial flavor. So cake must be kosher certified and have no alcohol in flavor to be consider Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-06-13 03:39:13
  • Salam o Alekom, As we used different product from outside of Country, these goods come from different side of the world, my question is for all items, If we have item from branded Company like P&G, Unilever etc...but they are from Islamic countries like Pakistan, Turkey, Dubai... is this Halah or haram? Please write me the answer here is alot of people they use but don't know about Halal or haram of it - Sayed Aminaziz
  • AOA

    They might not be Halal. Alcohol can be used in flavor as hidden ingredients. Only spices, jell products (with artificial vanilla flavor) and seasonings from Ahmed or Shaan brand of Pakistan will be Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-06-13 00:54:34
  • is GNC burn 60 halal? - mohd farhan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.

    Search Category: Food Products

    Seach results for the term: GNC

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Vitamin B-12, Big 150, Vitamin B-1, Choline Vitamins GNC Only three Halal with Kosher Sysmbol KO on back of the bottle. 03-23-13

    Category: E-Numbers
    07-06-13 00:48:14
  • i am from india n want to know if monosodium glutamate or ajinomoto is halal,n howwe muslim cam save us from these doubtfull things which are considerd to be haram ,as everybody is not enough educated to understand all these thing so,can sugest a way to know and is maggi noodle contains pork. - NAZIA
  • AOA

    Monosodium Glutamate from Indonesia is Halal but I do not know whether it is also made in India. You have to find out where it is made. Regrading Maggi Noodles:

    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: E-Numbers
    07-06-13 00:41:48
  • AOA, firstly, thank you for such a wonderful website. I was just thinking about all the tooth pastes, cosmetic products, face/hand wash, moisturizers, and even detergents. Since almost all of the companies generally don't provide any information of the presence of alcohol in fragrance, what is your opinion about the use of such products? What do you use in your everyday life? Of course, here I a mean to exclude the few fragrance free products that are too expensive to afford for some people. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Try to use unscented non food products.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    07-05-13 23:33:47
  • Can there be alcohol in rose water from Pakistan and India? Also is Roohafza halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Search Category: News

    Seach results for the term: Rose water

    Total results generated: 1
    New Title Description Date
    Rose Water

    Rose Water

    Rose water is obtained from rose sepals and petals. It is the by- product of rose oil which is used in perfumes.

    The rose oil is obtained through steam distillation. Attar is a rose perfume made from rose oil.  Rose oil is a mixture of volatile essential oil. Rose water is used in Iranian, Indian and Pakistani sweet desserts. Many Muslims think alcohol may be used but it is not. Rose water is available in Indian and Pakistani food stores in USA and Canada.

    By using Gas chromatography, the following compounds are obtained from rose water: citronellol, nonadecane, geraniol, phenyl ethyl alcohol, henicosane, 9-nonadecen, eicosane, linalool, citronellyl acetate, methyleugenol, heptadecane, pentadecane, docosane, nerol, disiloxane, octadecane, and pentacosane.

    The chemical formula for phenylethyl alcohol is C6H5CH2CH2OH with a phenol group attached to OH group where as the chemical formula for ethyl alcohol is C2H5OH without any phenol group. So the phenylethyl alcohol is not the same alcohol and do not cause any intoxication.

    Phenylethyl alcohol is provide a good floral odor. This is the reason the rose water is used in many Indian Pakistani sweets such as Gulab Jamun.

    Rose water is a Halal ingredient.

     

    12/10/11

    Category: Food Products
    07-05-13 23:07:15
  • Is daim made in sweden halal? - Dina
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-05-13 21:23:48
  • are the meat and poultry as well as the spices and rice sold in Hallal shops GM produced or injected and sprayed with chemicals - lefeve
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-05-13 18:37:51
  • Assalamu 'Alaykum, I live in Canada, and can you please let me know which burger buns are halal? Jazakallah - Haris
  • AOA

    Please check it at our canadaian website www.canadianhalalfoods.com


    Category: Food Products
    07-05-13 17:06:42
  • HI, I read that Body Shop has animal ingridents and they said they cant sure about the Pork if its present in its products. I mailed them n recived this replu ******************************************************** Hi Fouzia, all of our products are 100% vegetarian, but we do use two animal-derived ingredients: honey an d lanolin. Each and every product has the full ingredient list on the packaging, so just look for either of those ingredients to ensure you are shopping vegan . As they are against animal testing. well plz guide us Jazak ALLAH - Fouzia Ahmed
  • AOA

    Honey and Lanolin are Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-05-13 13:30:49
  • Salaam Alaikum Are \"Tasty Chefs - Zabiha Halal\" frozen beef patties truly halal? The box says the words \"Zabiha Halal\". Can your team please research and reply back? See link below for image of box: http://www.google.com/search?q=%22tasty+chefs%22+burger&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=RCvXUeu4I8rOrQGPxIDYCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=400&bih=537&sei=cyvXUdeaJqmEygHT3oCACQ#biv=i%7C10%3Bd%7CC7u2Et0R3Bu9oM%3A Jazak Allah Khair - A Muslim
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-05-13 13:26:41
  • Is excel spearmint sugar free gum halal? Jazak Allah - Furqan Malik
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is made on same line where pork containing products are made.


    Category: General Question
    07-05-13 13:09:59
  • Arla Kids sticks Halal or not because It's made from rennet,E336,E330 - Hamza Hanif
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: Food Products
    07-05-13 11:09:14
  • are the deltavalley halal chicken& tay-yib meat zibya halal in restauantdepot in neworlean. - sababa
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-05-13 11:04:11
  • is joseph farms cheeese available in CA is halal r not.n if we want to know which thing is halal r not what willl we do? - uzma zaheer
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol then it is not Halal. Buy kosher cheese from kosher food stores in your town.


    Category: Food Products
    07-05-13 11:03:45
  • Is the nivea men deodorant spreay halal? - mohamed namy
  • AOA

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

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    07-05-13 10:19:26
  • AOA: Is oil of olay written as glycerine in the ingredients of olay products or it is written as oil of olay ?Does oil of olay contains pork fat? - rahila
  • 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
    07-05-13 09:32:42
  • Salam. Is Lea and Perrins Worcestershire sauce halal? it contains brandy vinegar. - Rakhshan
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: Food Products
    07-05-13 09:10:15
  • Is nestle Coffee mate creamer halal - M Rasul
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    07-05-13 07:53:32
  • Are the Michels cakes halal? - sunera
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    07-05-13 07:26:46
  • chemically speaking, are all alcohols haraam? if not, which are examples of halal alcohols? - zainab
  • AOA

    Not all alcohol are Haram

     

    NOT ALL ALCOHOL ARE HARAM (ETHYL ALCOHOL)

     Ethyl alcohol is Haram because of its intoxication quality. But not all alcohol are ethyl alcohol although word alcohol is written with their name. Here are some examples:

    1. Sugar alcohols do not contain ethyl alcohol but they called sugar alcohol because of their chemical formula. Sugar Alcohols or Polyols are carbohydrate. All the sugar alcohols are Halal except Erythritol(made through alcoholic fermentation) and if Lactittol is made from non Halal whey then it is not Halal. But if Lactitol is made from sucrose then it is Halal.

    2. isopropyl alcohol is also used in many processes as well as in home cleaning products and skin lotions and it is also known as "Rubbing alcohol". This is a Halal alcohol because it does not cause intoxication.

     

    3. Methyl alcohol or methanol or wood alcohol is also a Halal alcohol but it is a toxic alcohol . It is used in denatured ethanol or alcohol to denatured ethyl alcohol.

     

    4. Benzyl Alcohol is a organic compound and used as solvent in ink, paint, resin coating. It is a Halal alcohol.

     

    5. Specially Denatured Alcohol and Completely Denatured alcohol are ethyl alcohols to which denaturing materials are added to denature ethyl alcohol for purpose of not intended for consumption. They are used in cosmetic, pharmaceuticals products. They are allowed for skin application by many ulema.

     

    6. Butyl alcohol is not ethyl alcohol and used as solvent in paints

     

    7. Cetyl alcohol is also not ethyl alcohol but a fatty alcohol or wax and it is Halal only if it is obtained from vegetable fat and it is a Haram ingredient if it is obtained from pork fat. It is used in cosmetic products. The manufacturer of cosmetic is the only one who know the source of cetyl alcohol. So you have to call the manufacturer.

     

    8. Stearyl Alcohol is manufactured from fat based stearic acid and it is not ethyl alcohol. It is also used in cosmetic products. it is Halal only if it is obtained from vegetable fat based stearic acid and it is a Haram ingredient if it is obtained from pork fat. It is used in cosmetic products. The manufacturer of cosmetic is the only one who know the source of stearyl alcohol. So you have to call the manufacturer.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-05-13 07:22:02
  • Please tell me cereal with e471 is halal or haram - Fazal khan
  • AOA

    If it says on the box "Suitable for Vegetarian" then e471 is from vegetable fat otherwise it is from animal fat.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-05-13 05:06:10
  • I was wondering if ingredients in AXE hair putty (messy/out of bed) brand from Unilever is halal for use. Thanks - Mezaan
  • 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
    07-05-13 01:39:47
  • Seach results for the term: i want to know that use i buy perfume brown Orchid nd its ingredients contains ,Alcohol denat 80% vol does its halal or not? - sheraz
  • AOA

    You can use non food products with Denatured Alcohol.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    07-05-13 00:02:40
  • I want to ask if ethylhexyl palmitate or Octyl Palmitate halal or haram? Can I use makeup having this ingredient? - Nida
  • AOA

    These are fat based ingredients and can be made with pork fat or vegeteble fat only manuafcturer knows the source of them so call the manufacturer.


    Category: Ingredients
    07-04-13 23:32:25
  • Krispy Kreme doughnut is halal? - Khadiza
  • AOA

    Alcohol is ised in flavor so they are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-04-13 22:19:14
  • is the gelatin in the green coffee beans for losing wight Halal ?? - youmna
  • AOA

    Gelatin is Haram if obtained from pork. Gelatin is not Halal if obtained from non zabiha beef. Please avaoid all products which are made with gelatin. Only Fish Gelatin is Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    07-04-13 22:12:52
  • Kya kfc ka chiken halal hai? - asif
  • AOA

    KFC murghi Halal nahi hai isle yeh ke woo jhutka se khat te hain.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-04-13 21:12:37
  • can muslim use amway products in india - babu khan
  • AOA

    I do not know. Are you from Hyderabad, India because your name is familiar.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-04-13 18:38:00
  • assalam alaikum Thank you for all your hard work on this site, it makes it so much easier to eat halal. I am disabled and unable to cook due to my illness, often no one brings me food. Could you please make some recommendations of halal frozen dinners that only need to be microwaved. Jazakallah khair. - m
  • AOA

    There some vegetarian frozen dinners at Indian/Pakistani stores.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-04-13 15:47:25
  • Do you know any medicine a person can take if they have hives that is Halal?Please reply back as soon as possible.Thanks. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information on hives.


    Category: Food Products
    07-04-13 13:39:46
  • Salam, I buy Suave Kids Shampoo and Conditioner. I noticed as an ingredient it listed "fragrance(parfum)". Confused at what this means and the rest of the large terms they use, I want to know: is this shampoo halal or haraam(it's not listed anywhere on your website)? Shukran ! - Anonymous
  • AOA

    Most of Frgrance is made with alcohol. So please those shampoos which are not made with animal deerived ingredients and have no alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: E-Numbers
    07-04-13 09:34:26
  • Salam, Do you know of any pickle brand, sold in the North East United States that has no flavors, alcohol(is halal)? - Anonymous101
  • AOA

    There 13 pickles listed on our website which are Halal with no flavor.


    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
    07-04-13 09:19:09