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Recent Questions:

  • ritz bits sandwiches is halal or haram - Sana
  • AOA

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-04-15 15:37:08
  • is country crock halal? Also Premium potato bread? Is mono-diglycerides halal? I run into a lot of references on the internet saying it is made of castor bean oil or petroleum. Thx. - Alex
  • 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
    03-01-15 08:22:58
  • Are girls scout cookies halaal or not? - Feruza Zaman
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-01-15 07:31:06
  • Q1) Is E579 (ferrous gluconate) halal?I did not find this E-Number on your site. Q2) Is Cellulose Gum halal? Jazakallah Khair. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Ferrous Gluconate (E579) is Halal. It is not on our site. It is a chemical so it is Halal. Cellulose Gum is also Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-01-15 02:37:52
  • Is Clinique brand creams halal - Asli
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-28-15 22:15:32
  • Is balsamic vinegar halal or haram. Please I real won't to know the answer!! JazakaAllah Khairan may Allah belss you.. - Asiya
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-28-15 17:02:21
  • Does the tandoori baked mini naan sold in costco and supermarkets contain lard? - Ronak
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-28-15 10:26:37
  • We saw the Bread.It has the ecode which is X means not Halal.so I ask that which bread is Halal? - Talha Chauhan
  • AOA

    Without knowing the ingredients and brand name I can not answer the question.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-28-15 05:01:19
  • milk duds (chocolate and caramel ) i saw red mark on top of the cover of this candy. it is from hershey company,usa - shuhaib
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-27-15 10:36:16
  • hi sir my name is syed azhar ali the thing is that i forget some things related to my work or related to my daily life i want to increase my brain strength so what should i do exactly that my brain will get the boost or power to remind all things. - syed azhar ali
  • AOA

    Please see a doctor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-27-15 01:37:54
  • Is dannon greek yogurt is halal. - nayyarara
  •   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
    02-26-15 21:08:55
  • is danimals smoothie halal we checked this app it said it was halal but on the website it said no we can not eat it is it halal we do not know can you hlep us? - Fatima Masood
  • AOA

    Our Halal Food App and our website said Danimals are not Halal. There is no mention of Danimals Smoothies under our Halal Food App. You might be confused with other App.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-26-15 19:19:10
  • Assalamu alaykum! I have a question about gum!! When I visit this Muslim consumer group I saw that orbit gum are halal!! After 3-4 month I wonted to prove my family that orbit was halal so know when I check it was haram?? So I am in between can you please check again if it is halal. Also is trident halal or haram. I will wait your answer JazakaAllah Khair. - Asiya karim
  • AOA

    The following gums are Halal and rest are not:

    Search results for the term: chewing gum

    Total results generated: 2
    Halal StatusProduct NameCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate
    halal Beechies Spearmin Gum Chewing Gum Beechies Good Afternoon, Per our conversation in regards to our products at Richardson Brands we do not: Have any alcohol in our products or coating of our products Have any animal, animal bi-product or animal gelatin in our products Each of our products are made on a dedicated line. Thank you, Thank You, Jayde Jasewicz mailto:jayde.jasewicz@richardsonbrands.com Richardson Brands 101 Erie Boulevard Canajoharie, New York 13317 Phone: 518-673-3553 Ext. 273 Toll Free: 1-800-526-6872 Fax: 1-800-673-2451 http://www.richardsonbrands.com 01-22-15
    halal Peppermint Gums Chewing Gum Beechies Good Afternoon, Per our conversation in regards to our products at Richardson Brands we do not: Have any alcohol in our products or coating of our products Have any animal, animal bi-product or animal gelatin in our products Each of our products are made on a dedicated line. Thank you, Thank You, Jayde Jasewicz mailto:jayde.jasewicz@richardsonbrands.com Richardson Brands 101 Erie Boulevard Canajoharie, New York 13317 Phone: 518-673-3553 Ext. 273 Toll Free: 1-800-526-6872 Fax: 1-800-673-2451 http://www.richardsonbrands.com

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-26-15 18:41:36
  • Right guard BODY WASH AND DEODORANT ARE THEY HALAL ? Also HEAD&SHOULDERS SHAMPOO CONDITIONER HALAL ? - Samir
  • 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
    02-26-15 17:40:04
  • I have heard that noodles and jelly is haram. Is it true? and Why? - nabeela
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-26-15 14:15:20
  • Is dove beauty bar is halal or haram? - saher khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-26-15 04:34:53
  • Is Tke gelatin in Vita fusion women's gummy vitamins beef or pork - Hinda
  • AOA

    From our Alert:

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

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

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

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

    03/22/14
    Gelatin in any food product or ingredient or Vitamins or medicine is not Halal unless it says Fish Gelatin under ingredients statement in USA and Canada

    MCG is receiving many inquiries about gelatin foods or ingredients or in vitamins whether it is Halal or not.

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. Food companies have booths at IFT Food Expo in July 2013 in Chicago promoting use of fish gelatin. It is important to know the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher. Beta Carotene suppliers use fish gelatin as  a processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient in Beta Carotene powder form so that it mixes well with other ingredients and fish gelatin is not mentioned under ingredients list.

    08/15/13

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-25-15 23:21:37
  • Costco veggie patties and Costco pizza are halal or not? - Moor khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-25-15 16:19:18
  • e 472 who its used in bread,are is halal - sokol aliji
  • AOA

    It is masbooh unless if it says on bread "Suitable for Vegetarian" then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-25-15 03:57:44
  • Colgate paste is halal or haram - jawwad
  •   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
    02-24-15 07:47:34
  • Mountain dew halal, and maggi masala in dubai halal , - Abdul Rahman
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-24-15 04:22:37
  • I have have heard that few of the enzymes in bread improver are not halal and are animal based. Please guide me - Mansoor Ahmed
  • AOA

    It is a wrong information. Enzymes used in bakery products are Halal obtained from cereal, fungal and bacterial sources.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-24-15 04:02:01
  • Salamun Aleykum, I have 3 question; 1) is zinc oxide halal?(i want to make my own sun screen so i want to buy zinc oxide to use for making lotions) 2) is dry yeast (for cooking at home for making bread at home) is halal? 3) is chips ingridients are diffrent in other countries? (I am from Turkey and because doritos lays says "doesnt cotain anything from pork" i was eating it in my country Turkey only but i wanted to ask how can we find out if its ok to eat them i n other countries like Turkey? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    The first btwo is Halal. The chips ingredients are different in different countries. If you see Halal symbol from GIMDES then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-24-15 02:49:10
  • Are mnms chocolates haram? - Gulshan
  •   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
    02-24-15 01:08:56
  • Is Peg6 Halal as it is used in different toothpastes - Shahryar Khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-24-15 00:15:06
  • Is there halal dry milk for 9 month baby could you please tell me - Alfadhel Amal
  • AOA

    If dry milk powder package has kosher symbol OUD then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-23-15 19:17:42
  • Is pepperidge bread and hawain king bun ingredients are halal - shoumaila
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-23-15 18:55:03
  • is the honey bunches oats with almond cereal halal? - Safia Khan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because alcohol is used in flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-23-15 16:53:33
  • Is D &C no 6,7 27 in max studio lipstick halal - Musarat khan
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-23-15 12:04:56
  • Is quaker maple and brown sugar halal or haram? - shahida
  • 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
    02-23-15 11:02:05
  • is strepsils halal - usman
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-23-15 08:13:04
  • Assalamwalkm Please confirm 477e You have E477 Are both same or different Zazakallah M.f.khan - m.f.khan
  • AOA

    Both are same.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-22-15 14:57:42
  • Is Maggi halal or haram? - banu
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label on the package of products. Maggi noodles are consider Not Halal if there is no Green Dot on the package of noodles. Even if it has green dot it will be not be Halal if it contains E-Number 635, other Haram or Mashbooh E-Numbers and alcohol in flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-22-15 13:40:06
  • is the head and shoulder shampoo halal - Safia Khan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-22-15 08:23:08
  • philadelphia cream cheese is it halal or not? - Barry
  • AOA

    The regular one is Halal without flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-22-15 06:05:57
  • Can we eat fish and fries at Culver's restaurants? - Azeem
  • AOA

     I did not research them.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-21-15 20:10:03
  • Kindly tell whether cheese prepared by using animal rennet is halal? - Mrs. Waseem Malik
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-21-15 08:22:12
  • Does fruitella made in Netherlands contain pork gelatin? - Sk
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-21-15 04:57:08
  • Can you see if zarda meat is halal? - jacob
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-20-15 18:13:34
  • Dear Muslim consumer group I have been trusting your site recommendation regarding Halal food and your site classify some of the Turky Hill ice cream as halal. I contacted the company regarding some other flavors not included in your site and my question was "Hi I am so sorry for the very many emails May you tell me which of the following ice cream has any drops of alcohol because I can not find that at the ingredient list on the ice cream container ? 1-Banana Split 2-Chocolate Marshmallow 3-Butter Pecan 4-Pistachio Almond Thank you very much for your kind help. Best regards " Their reply was "Dear Mohammed, There may be traces of alcohol in any of our Ice Cream products. Sincerely, TURKEY HILL DAIRY Amanda Consumer Relations Representative Ref: 1426368" So,would you change the classification of the Turky Hill from Halal to Haram. Best regards - Mohammed Elhenawy
  • AOA

    I assign the Halal status to those Turky Hill ice creams which are not made with natural or artificial flavor. Any natural or artificial flavor containing  ice cream from any brand including Turky Hill contains alcohol because they are made with alcohol containing flavors. From our News section:

    Search Category: News

    Search results for the term: halal ice cream

    Total results generated: 3
    New TitleDescriptionDate
    What are the requirements of a Halal ice cream

    The following are the requirements of a Halal Ice Cream

    1. It must a have a Kosher symbol which meets the Halal requirements (why not Halal symbol because many  ice cream products with Halal symbol are made with alcohol containing natural or artificial flavor and Halal certifying organizations say that 0.1% or 0.5% alcohol is Halal and it does not make you intoxicated. But there is no Hadith which says 0.1% or 0.5% intoxicant (Alcohol) as Halal.

    2. There should be no natural or artificial listed as ingredient under the ingredients statement. Most liquid natural or artificial flavor are made with alcohol as a solvent. These  alcohol containing liquid natural or artificial flavors  are added to ice cream after pasteurization and cooling process so alcohol in flavors is not subject to heat treatment. Alcohol in ice cream remained as is.

    3. It should not have Vanilla or vanilla flavor or vanilla extract as part of ingredient statement because vanilla or vanilla flavor is obtained by extracting with alcohol from vanilla beans. According to FDA vanilla extract must contain minimum of 35% alcohol otherwise it will not be call as vanilla extract.

    4. It should not ground vanilla beans or vanilla bean speck because it is not real vanilla beans which are very expensive. Ground vanilla bean or Vanilla bean specks are made mostly from vanilla bean seeds which are obtained after alcohol extraction of Vanilla Beans for vanilla flavors. The seeds leftover after alcohol extraction are dried and grind to make ground vanilla beans or vanilla bean specks. This is called exhausted ground vanilla beans or vanilla bean specks in the food industry.

    5. Ice cream should not have Carrageenan as an ingredient because ethyl alcohol or isopropyl alcohol or potassium chloride (KCL) is used during processing of carrageenan and it takes time to investigate what was used during processing.

    6. Ice cream should be free from rum flavor and other liquor because kosher certified product may contain liquor or rum flavor.

    7. Ice cream bars should not have confectionary glaze or resinous glaze as coating on ice cream bars because these glazes are made with shellac dissolve in alcohol.

    8. Ice Cream should not contain any Extract such as Mint Extract in Haagen Daazs Mint Five Ice cream. Alcohol is used in some extract as a extracting solvent.

    There are 46 Halal ice cream and ice cream topping listed on MCG website and they do not have flavor in them.

    There is only one Halal soft vanilla ice cream available in USA which is made by Pacific Valley Dairy (Phone number 636-334-4700 www.pvdairy.com, please find out whether it is available in your city). This Halal soft vanilla ice was sold at ISNA convention in 2007 at Chicago. It is Halal because it is kosher certified and made with artificial vanilla flavor with propylene glycol (a Halal solvent) as a solvent according to the company. This soft vanilla ice cream is not available in supermarkets only at food service places.

     

     

    .

    02/03/14

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-20-15 15:25:09
  • Does jergen bar soap has pork fat in it? - nusrat
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-20-15 10:15:55
  • list of toothbrush brands in india by use pig hair - masood
  • AOA

     I did not research them. But if brush is made with nylon then it is Halal. You have to contact the manufacturer about it. Most toothbruch in USA are made with nylon and they are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-20-15 10:08:12
  • Is Sunkist halal - Safiyyah
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-19-15 20:13:51
  • Hey, Aldi's Milfina Vanilla (4L) ice cream has Emulsifier 471 stated in the ingredients. However, on the icecream, it also says "suitable for vegetarians". From this statement, I'm assuming it is halal, considering vegetarians cannot consume animals products. Thanks - Zee
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is made with natural vanilla.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-19-15 17:26:26
  • can you please provide me with a list of halal ice Cream products in USA. - Mohamed abuzaid
  • AOA

    Please write "Ice Cream" under search then click Food Product by Category then click "Show Halal only " then search you will get list of Halal ice cream in US supermarkets or

    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
    02-19-15 15:07:50
  • Is Belgian chocolate is halal, as many of cakes n muffins, ice-creams have it - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-19-15 09:47:22
  • Assalam o Alaikum If a soy sauce contains the following ingredients, is it halal? Water, hydrolyzed soy and corn protein, vinegar, salt, corn syrup, caramel coloring (e150a), and citric acid as a preservative. - saim
  • AOA

    It is a Halal soy sauce.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-19-15 03:24:46
  • Is Brie cheese halal - Shahreen
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-18-15 23:09:46
  • Is kraft caeser dressing halal? If not which brand caeser salad dressing is halal? k jazakallah khair - duaa
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-18-15 22:12:38
  • Does lubridurm lotion has animal fat in it? - nusrat
  • 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
    02-18-15 21:01:20
  • I have heard that china pagoda in paterson nj though it says its halal its meat might not be 100 percent zabiha. Please confirm it - areeba siddiqi
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-18-15 15:30:26
  • Is BelArte a halal brand of chocolate - asma iftikhar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-18-15 07:00:45
  • sir plz can u help me frozen puff pastry sheets r halal or not in Walmart plz - Humaira
  • AOA

    Category Selected: Phyllo Dough

    Halal StatusProduct NameCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate

    Halal

    halal Fillo Dough, Phyllo Dough Phyllo Dough Athens   04-07-10

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-17-15 19:46:41
  • Is ginger ale halal or haram - Ferdusy akther
  • AOA

    It is not Halal made with alcohol containing flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-17-15 18:38:19
  • sir can u tell me where I can found halal meat in westdesmonies Iowa - Humaira
  • AOA

    Please findout from www.zabihah.com

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-17-15 17:46:54
  • Is glycerin/glycerine halal because most of the shampoos and conditioners include this and I have heard of this as animal fat especially pig. Jazakallah - Iqra Mohamed
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    Glycerin:

    Glycerin is a fat based ingredients used in foods and non food products. Since it is a fat based ingredient so it is either obtained from animal fat such as pork or beef or it is obtained from vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based Glycerin is Halal or it is Halal if there is a Kosher symbol on the food package containing glycerin which means glycerin the food is obtained from vegetable fat.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-17-15 07:08:06
  • Are the Kirkland Signature European Cookies halal? - Malika
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 20:37:07
  • Is Kirkland Costco fish oil capsole is halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Capsole may be made with pork. From our Alert section:

    >

    08/20/14
    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

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

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

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

    03/22/14
    Gelatin in any food product or ingredient or Vitamins or medicine is not Halal unless it says Fish Gelatin under ingredients statement in USA and Canada

    MCG is receiving many inquiries about gelatin foods or ingredients or in vitamins whether it is Halal or not.

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. Food companies have booths at IFT Food Expo in July 2013 in Chicago promoting use of fish gelatin. It is important to know the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher. Beta Carotene suppliers use fish gelatin as  a processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient in Beta Carotene powder form so that it mixes well with other ingredients and fish gelatin is not mentioned under ingredients list.

    08/15/13

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 20:00:01
  • Is Corsodyl Dental Gel halal? Active ingredient: Chlorhexidine Digluconate 1% w/w, Other ingredients: Hydroxypropylcellulose, macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate, sodium acetate, levomenthol, peppermint oil, isopropyl alcohol and water. - Renata
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 14:08:16
  • Is Corsodyl Dental Gel halal? - Renata
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 13:56:35
  • I would want to know if the brand Chapstick halal? - Hamza javed
  • AOA

    Search results for the term: chapstick

    Total results generated: 1
    CategoryNameBrandDescription
    Lip Balm Classic ChapStick, Moisturizer ChapStick, Medicated ChapStick, Active ChapStick, Peppermint Chap ChapStick Pfizer company has informed MCG that ChapStick are free from pork or beef fat. Pfizer is investigating whether ethanol or alcohol was used in flavor or fragrance or as extracting solvent for leaf extract. December 2013

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 12:29:23
  • hello i bought elsabor tortilla bread and i saw that it contains e472e e471 and they didn't mention if it is from soy or pork how would i know ? - fotros
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 07:58:32
  • Is the Milfina vanilla flavoured ice cream at Aldi halal? It contains emulsifier 471. - Zee
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 01:13:22
  • Is REPLAZE NATURALE Stevia halal? REPLAZE NATURALE stevia, not stevia in general!!! - Anon
  • AOA

    Stevia is a masbooh ingredient.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-15-15 21:29:39
  • Hi I want to ask about distilled vinegar is it halal? Thank you - Za
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-15-15 20:29:40
  • I need knew if this gelatin is halal in Flintstones toddler multivitamin gummies - saidali
  • AOA

    Please do not give Flntstone gummy vitamins because they are made with pork gelatin. From our Alert section:

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

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

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

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

    03/22/14
    Gelatin in any food product or ingredient or Vitamins or medicine is not Halal unless it says Fish Gelatin under ingredients statement in USA and Canada

    MCG is receiving many inquiries about gelatin foods or ingredients or in vitamins whether it is Halal or not.

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. Food companies have booths at IFT Food Expo in July 2013 in Chicago promoting use of fish gelatin. It is important to know the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher. Beta Carotene suppliers use fish gelatin as  a processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient in Beta Carotene powder form so that it mixes well with other ingredients and fish gelatin is not mentioned under ingredients list.

    08/15/13

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-15-15 04:44:10
  • Assalamualaikum, I realize that a lot of products you have labeled halal has sugar in it. I recently found out that most sugar companies use various animal bone char while making their sugar. They don't add this information in the ingredients section because there isn't a significant amount of it. However, no matter the amount the bone char comes from a non zabhia halal animal. So my question is, when categorizing a product that contains sugar Halal did you verify by the company that they do not use sugar that contains bone char. Jazakallah Khair. - Nida
  • AOA

    This very old question. Bone Char is Halal  because it is made from only cattle. What is bone char ? it is ash of bones. Ash is Halal. When cattles bones from non zabiha cattles burned it change its chemical, physical state and name  so it is example of Tabdeele Mahiya which is allowed in Islamic sharia. Sugar is consumed in IndoPak for centuries. No greated ulema of India or Pakistan said it is Haram.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-14-15 23:30:15
  • Is cl7200 red 33 sutible for Muslims - Rehana
  • AOA

    I have no information. I do not understand UK CI numbers but I US's FD&C colors.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-14-15 22:33:01
  • We are going for Umrah what we should eat What is Halal.Chicken Goat Beef or none of them Pl.Answer it.Thank you - Abdul Farid Patel
  • AOA

    Umrah Mubarak, please do not eat chicken at any place because all of them are machine slaughtered. UK's 40 ulem assigned as not Halal. For goat and beef they should be slaughetered inSaudi Arabia. You have to find a Indian or Pakistani restaurant to get all details. No American made foods with flavors because all of them are made with alcohol containing flavors.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-14-15 21:13:22
  • Almost al lip products of Mac, Revlon ,and maybelline Inbreeding list says MAY contain carmine.. but I got to no from the brand member that it is used for red color so can v assume tht shades of Brown n other s than red l'll not contain Carmine..? Or else how should we no which may contain n which may not.. - rida
  • AOA

    All Lip products with Carmine are Haram.

     

    The following are the requirements of Halal cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-14-15 13:53:43
  • Assalamulikum wr wb i have a question is that classic caesar dressing and dip brand tuscan garden is halal or not jazakallah khair - binte hawa
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-14-15 11:09:35
  • Salamun Aleykum is vanilin with sugar halal? it is substitute for vanilla sugar i think.ingredients are:powdered sugar, corn starch, vanilin (%3). - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-12-15 16:30:41
  • Is Maggie so juicy Moroccan chicken product halal - Anjum
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label on the package of products. Maggi noodles are consider Not Halal if there is no Green Dot on the package of noodles. Even if it has green dot it will be not be Halal if it contains E-Number 635, other Haram or Mashbooh E-Numbers and alcohol in flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-12-15 06:36:07
  • wanted to know m&m's if they are kosher or not any kind...and rolo with caramel in it is that kosher or not - Sidrah
  •   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
    02-12-15 04:39:24
  • Is propylene glycol alginate in nandos marinade is halal ..... Though on marinade it is written marinade is halal n suitable for vegetarian - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Propylene glycol alginate is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-12-15 04:04:48
  • salam can you check is this halal or not product of china great American seafood wild caught hake fillet skin on ,low fat, 100% all natural ,individually vacuum packet ingriedient---- hake fillet ,sodium tripolyphosphate ( to retain moisture ) product of china thanks - javed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-12-15 02:15:19
  • Assalaamualaikum.. is the iba halal brand that is launched in India as India s first Indian halal cosmetics brand. But can u plz check the ingredient of this and tel if v can use it.. plz reply soon - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 22:57:44
  • Assalaamualaikum .. plz tel us if herbal brands like lotus and Himalaya are halal to use their cosmetic products in India.. plz reply sooN - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 13:15:25
  • Is distilled vinegar containing distilled barley malt vinegar halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is a combination of two different vinegars. Both are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 09:51:06
  • Is FERMENTED WHEAT FLOUR HALAL - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 08:47:01
  • Salamun Aleykum, is Ceresin halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Caesin is Halal only if it is Halal or kosher certified. If there is a Halal or kosher symbol on the food package containing caesin it means it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 03:45:16
  • Salamun Aleykum, is Cetyl Ethylhexanoate halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is a wax. If it is made by synthetic or obtained from vegetable fat then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 03:38:19
  • Salamun Aleykum, is Polyethylene halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Polyethylene is a polymer and Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 03:25:03
  • is E 481 sodium stearoyl-2-lactylate halal because i have bought an rusk biscuits - aakif ahmed
  • AOA

    unknown E481 Sodium Stearoyl-2-Lactylate Emulsifiers and Stabilizers - salts or Esters of Fatty Acids. Suitable for vegetarian label indicates that only vegetable fat is used as a source.

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-11-15 03:18:45
  • I would like to know if nature bounty hair and nail pill contains lard. - Muslimah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 21:55:48
  • Asalam o alikum! Any protein shake is halal? - muhammad asim
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 20:01:32
  • Is the energy drink Kickstart by Mountain Dew halal? The ingredients can be derived from many places, so I do no know. - Ahmad Kamran
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 13:45:57
  • Is Ferrero nutella chocolate halal??? - Abdurrahman Wael
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 12:44:15
  • Please could you tell me if the lansoprazole capsules are halal ir not. - ahlam
  • AOA

    I have no information but Please break the capsule, empty powder medicine in to a spoon of Apple Sauce and consume it and throughout the pork  gelatin based capsule into garbage. This is the way I consume my prescribed capsule medicine.

     

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 12:13:01
  • Is almarai cheese spread has pig fat and candyland novella also contain pig fat?i am worry about the ingredients of that product because they contain e-codes. - syed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 06:12:43
  • Is almarai cheese spread has pig fat and candyland novella also contain pig fat?i am worry about the ingredients of that product because they contain e-codes. - syed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 05:48:22
  • Hi Is Diastatic barley malt powder used in baking halal? Thanks Ash - Ash
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 01:47:11
  • At whole foods they have 365 cheese and it's vegetarian. There are some snacks and they are I think from Thailand, I think the only questionable ingredient is shortening, but it has a halaal symbol on the box, is it halaal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Vegetarian does not mean Halal. The cheese has to meet the Halal requirement. #65 cheese does not meet Halal requiremnets. From our FAQ:

    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, starter culture growth media has to be kosher certified). 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, bulk starter culture media has to be kosher certified). 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 (not available in USA and Canada) and has to be kosher certified 5. Fat Hydrolyzing Enzyme, such as Microbial Lipases has to be kosher certified 6. Dairy ingredients such as Non Fat dry milk solid or cream or dry milk or whey protein concentrate if added has to be kosher certified 7. Artificial color such as artificial blue or green color is added to neutralize natural yellow color in curd for Asiago or Blue cheese has to be kosher certified 8. Media to grow mold Penicillium roquefortti providing blue color in blue cheese has to kosher certified 9. Harmless plant based enzyme is if added for curing or flavor development and growth media for biological curing agent used on the surface of Brick cheese has to be kosher certified 10. Flavoring, hydrolyzed lactose, whey for cold packed cheese food is allowed in cream cheese but most manufacturer use gums. 11. Cheese must be Kosher certified and the kosher certification must meet the Halal requirements with exception cheese used on pizza, in that case cheese does not have to be kosher certified but if they used kosher certified starter culture bacteria, media and enzyme then meet above requirements then it is consider Halal. Cheese if Halal certified by other Halal certifying organizations must meet above criteria and if above criteria used for Halal certification then it must display on their websites otherwise MCG will not consider their Halal certified cheese as Halal.

    I have no information about product made in other coutries.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 21:28:28
  • Assalaamualaikum.. there. A few vegan cosmetic brands outside India.. they claim to b vegetarian is it true and is it gud for us to use cosmetics of these.. I have checked the ingredients list they dint show carmine, cochineal or red.can v use this .. m ssend in the link to u please check this and advice best to us..http://store.veganessentials.com/mobile/cosmetics-c68.aspx - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I went to their website for lipsticks they use lot of Extracts which may not be Halal if alcohol is used as aextracting solvent. You can use products without extract but you have to send the ingredients.

    This is why I am educating to Muslims that vegan is not 100% Halal because vegan drink alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 20:59:41
  • Ethyl alcohol it's halal?? - Noor
  • AOA

    ETHYL ALCOHOL IS A HARAM INGREDIENT.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 18:28:07
  • Selamunaleykum. Do you have any information about NutraBio 100% Whey Protein Isolate -Unflavored, from http://www.nutrabio.com. Thank you for the efforts you have been making to asnwer our questions. Jazakhalla Khair - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not under their Kosher list so it is not Halal. Thanks for the dua.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 14:01:52
  • Is carmine and carmine red the same ?bcuz if carmine is used for red color then it is present in kajal(black) color and mascara (black),as well.. all cosmetics products from Mac as far as I checked the ingredients contain Carmichael e the code is C.I 75470 AND carmine red (cochinear) is C.I 75490 are both these codes haraam or only second is haram.. plz check n confirm it for use.. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Carmine and Carmine red color is same and it is Haram. I never heard carmine red color is used in black Kajal. Any cosmetic with carmine is consider as Haram.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 13:12:56
  • Is all unsalted butter not halal - Umme Habiba
  • AOA

    If natural flavoring is Lactic Acid in unsalted butter then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 13:11:38
  • is this halal? American Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate & Caramel Bar - Fulan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 08:10:30
  • Assalamu'alaykum Thank you for your reply on 6 Feb 2015, regarding alcohol in men's cologne. As you have rightly stated most of them contain alcohol. My question is is it halal to use those colognes / perfumes. JazakAllah - Ahmar Abbas
  • AOA

    Many ulema advised not use alcohol containing colognes because prayers has to be done with alcohol on the body.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 00:47:42