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Recent Questions:

  • According to islam pig is haram in any way or form or nly consumption for example wearing shoes whose inner soles are pig skin is it ok - Deniz
  • AOA

    Every part of pig is Haram.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-17-13 03:31:08
  • what is de-mineralised whey powder..???is that halal..??i saw it in the ingredient of nutella sold in qatar - ayaan
  • AOA

    Demineralized whey is the whey where minerals present in it are taken out. But:

     

    Whey and its Halal Status

    Muslims think that whey is milk based ingredient, it has to be Halal but answer is no. There are two kinds of whey, one is sweet or rennet whey and other is acid whey. Acid whey is obtained during the making of acid type of cheese such as cottage cheese. Sweet or rennet whey is used more in food products then acid whey. Sweet whey or rennet whey is a by-product of rennet cheese making such as cheddar cheese or Mozzarella cheese. Whey is a portion of milk remaining after coagulation and removal of curd. Whey is Halal only if the Halal starter culture bacteria, Halal medium on which starter culture bacteria are grown (Starter culture bacteria are Halal if they obtained from milk source not meat source and media on which these starter culture bacteria grown has to be made from Halal ingredients such milk). These requirements can only obtained if the cheese and whey are Halal or Kosher certified (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements).

    A Halal or Kosher symbol (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements) appears on a food package containing whey indicates that it is manufactured under Halal or Kosher supervision. Acid Whey which is obtained from cottage has the same Halal requirements as cheddar or Mozzarella cheese except rennet is not used but starter cultures are added and they have to be from milk source not meat source. Starter culture requirement for acid whey is same cheddar or Mozzarella cheese.



    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 22:42:37
  • what is this PARFUM seen in the ingredients of many deodrants..???is that halal?? - ayaan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal. Parfum is a substance whaich has fragrant properties. They are made by mixing alcohols with essential oils which has aromatic properties.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 22:41:24
  • Selam Aleykum ahi, is according to this link protein powder that I use halal or not, the rennet is from bovine i have contacted the manufacturer and they said that the source of rennet is bovinne all other ingredients are halal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj7oMKuTys0&feature=youtube_gdata_player https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj7oMKuTys0&feature=youtube_gdata_player - polat
  • AOA

    It is not Halal according MCG criteria. Protein Powder has to be Kosher certified. Rennet is not only determind Halal status of whey or cheese. Other things has to be consider. MCG do not accept Non Zabiha Bovine rennet as Halal. It accept only microbial rennet because there is no zabiha bovine rennet in USA and Canada.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 11:33:26
  • I would like to buy cod liver tablets but on the ingredients it reads capsules gelatin in brackets. Are these halal or not???? - sabir umar
  • AOA

    It is not Halal. It should say "Suitable for Vegetarian" to be consider Halal without flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 11:12:37
  • Assalamalekum, Is Great Value flavored yougurt are Halal? - Mohammad hasan adam
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because alcohol is used in flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 06:27:30
  • Hi I am enquiring about the Queen branded make at home gelato they have an ingredient which has e471 I was wonderingly if this product is halal thanks - Erdem
  • AOA

    In order for E 471 to be Halal a statement "Suitable For Vegetarian" has to be on the package.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 04:51:20
  • Can Muslims eat warburton bread as they say they useE920 which is synthetic,y generalised thankyou - Neelofar
  • AOA

    E 920 or L-Cysteine is Halal only if:

     

    There are two companies who makes the Halal L-Cysteine and they are:

    1. Wacker Chemie of Germany who make the L-Cysteiene by bacterial fermentation in which no alcohol is produced. It is also term as L-Cysteine from fermentation.

    2. Ajinomonto Company makes L-Cysteine by synthetic method. This L-Cysteine is Halal certified by Council of Indonesia Ulema.

    The L-Cysteine made from human hair is a Haram ingredient. The L-Cystiene made from chicken/duck feathers is not consider as Halal by ulema.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 01:50:08
  • im from india and want to know that maggi healthy chicken soup and maggi chicken noodles is halal or not.i have surfed on the net but nowhere i have any answer. please can u ans my question - sabiha
  • AOA

    They are not Halal. From our Alert section:

     

    TITLE: Nestle India 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 the 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 a how a Muslim consumers know for sure there is no pork by product or ethyl alcohol based ingredients 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.

    Posted on: 04-14-13 00:00 AM


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-16-13 01:49:18
  • is mars choclate halal - nouman
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    AOA

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

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-13 20:00:20
  • Thank you for suggesting using Ajax for me. Appreciated. As it is though, with these things, one question seems to breed another. The one Ajax bottle I saw, that seemed to be the strongest in terms of fighting bacteria, said "bleach alternative" on it. But it had a kosher certification on it. My question is, even though you suggest we wash thoroughly, after using the product, because of hidden ingredients, are ANY Ajax products off limits (Even with a kosher certification)? Or can we use any one so long as theres a U in a circle on the bottle, and we wash it off thoroughly, when done using it? Thank you, in advance, for your time As salam alaikum - OpenEyes
  • AOA

    Halal or Kosher symbol protect Muslims from Haram Hidden Ingredients.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-13 11:51:35
  • my shampoo has the following ingredients, is it halal? ketoconazole, sodium laureth sulfate, disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, sodium chloride, citric acid menohydrate, benzyl alcohol, tetrasodium EDTA, quaternium-15, polyquaternium-7, dexpanthenol, laureth-2, sodium hydroxxide, erythrosine (E127), perfume and purified water. many thanks. - zainab
  • AOA

    Please call comapnies 800 number ask whether any animal by products used in the shampoo because only manufacturer knows the sources of above ingredients.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-13 10:19:08
  • is milk halal because I read that there is animal fat in it? - zainab
  • AOA

    Milk from any brand is Halal in USA and Canada.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-13 10:16:39
  • Is fermented soy a halal product if no alcohol is used? And the same for nutritional yeast? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    "What are the ingredients of Haram Soy Sauce

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

    Yeast and certain bacteria used in fermenting the soy and they produce alcohol. I never came across non alcoholic soy fermentation.

    If there is no alcohol production during manufacturer of nutritional yeast then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-13 09:09:02
  • Is children pediacare cough and runny nose halal, - sharwinaz
  • AOA

    I have information but Inshallah I will reserach and publish it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-15-13 06:32:25
  • hi, i have question regarding JW Bread Spread product. it is certified as HALAL for all flavors? noticed that the halal logo is different for different flavors for JW Bread Spread product. - emey
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 23:44:59
  • is nutella halal..???its a product of polland,...it contains demineralised whey powder...is that halal...??? - ayaan
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 08:16:09
  • what is actually propylene glycol?? i saw it in many of the cosmetics...i saw in ur site that it is always halal since it is petroleum base...but i saw in an article as below ""Propylene glycol is a colourless odorless organic compound which is sometime used as a solvent in food colours and flavours. Commercially, it is either derived from propylene oxide, or from glycerol. If it is derived from propylene oxide then it would be permissible. However if it is derived from glycerol then it is possible that glycerol was obtained from hydrolyzing process for animal fats and oils. If this ingredient is from animal slaughtered in halal way, then it will be halal for consumption, otherwise it will not be halal."" so which one i prefer.....???plz guide me the right way..... - ayaan
  • AOA

    It is a petroleum based Halal solvent. It is commercially produced from petroleum based material. There is no animal fat involve in it manufacturing.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 07:44:19
  • Can u plz tell me if amul and havmor ice creams in india halal? Is the artificial vanilla flavour used in these ice creams halal? - Noorunnisa
  • AOA

    If it has a vegetarian symbol or statement  then it is Halal if artificial vanilla flavor is Vanillin.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 07:19:18
  • is kernel seasons halal - gulsu
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 06:54:50
  • what is this PARFUM seen in the ingredients of many deo???is that halal - ayaan
  • AOA

    This question is answered. Please search Q & A.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 01:06:39
  • is irisodium edta.....linalool...magnesium aluminium silicate...aluminium ch;lorohydrate..halal.....plz verify.....also what iz persea gratissima oil....is that halal - sajir
  • AOA

    Persea gratissima oil is extracted from fruit of Avocado and it is Halal if no alcohol is used to extract. Other ingredients are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 01:03:58
  • ppg 15 stearyl eather,.steareth 2 .steareth 21....and benzyl alcohol halal......plz reply - ayaan
  • AOA

    Benzyl alcohol is Halal but do not know about other ingredients. Please ask manufacturer because they are only one who know the source.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-14-13 01:01:42
  • is picnic choclate of cadbury halal - kalim
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 23:29:31
  • How E904 shellac is masbooh?it is resin from insects,right?please clear this doubt. - Shahina
  • AOA

    Shellac is Halal only with out alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 21:24:55
  • Is the Flavour enhancers (621, 635) in maggi noodles-chicken flavour halal? - Ahmad Umar
  • AOA

    All Maggi noodles are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 20:09:39
  • Assalam Walaikum. If confectionery glaze is in an item, is it halal? - Iemaan
  • AOA

    No it is not Halal because confectionary glaze is made by dissolving Shellac in ethyl alcohol.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 19:26:48
  • Is regular milk ok to drink since it has hormones and antibiotics or we should use organic milk Thanks - Syed
  • AOA

    There are many label on milk bottle that the milk is obtained from cows which are not feed hormones and antibiotic. Example Great Value Milk in Walmart.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 13:15:34
  • I would like to know if Canola Oil from the Kroger brand or Great Value are halal in Texas. - Mohammed Hossain
  • AOA

    They are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 08:43:10
  • is onken natural biopot yogurt suitable for Muslims - Mrs haroon
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 05:16:18
  • i would like to know whether RICHFOOD distilled white vinegar (product of u.s.a) is halal to use...??i live in qatar ..and i got this vinegar to buy...so plz confirm the halal status of this vinegar... - ayaan
  • AOA

    It is a Halal vinegar.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-13-13 01:23:09
  • today i buy an ice cream it has show\'n e110 is it haraam? - fahmy
  • AOA

    The Ice cream in Europe is only Halal if it says "Suitable For Vegetarian" without any flavoring. The E-110 is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-12-13 23:46:57
  • saalam, on Ur site it says that all Colgate toothpaste are halal except for the freshbeads, is orbite white halal? - Anonymous user
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-12-13 18:30:15
  • saalam, is sams club milk halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    All milk from any brand is Halal including Sam's Club.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-12-13 18:28:31
  • can we give to our childs parle g biscuites and maggi, - abdul waheed
  • AOA

    I will recmmend to give Britannia Bicuits not Parley and Meggi soup with a vegetarin symbol Green Dot under Square.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-11-13 21:57:51
  • assalammualaikum..is real mass probiotic halal ? product from gaspari nutrition... - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Probiotic containing products are mushbooh because if they made with probiotic yeast then end product is alcohol fermentatiion. So you have to confirm with manufacturer that no yeast is used otherwise stay away from probiotic nutritional products.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-11-13 20:27:53
  • drinking cups from dart product - iqbal hussain
  • AOA

    Dart told me last week that they use animal fat on molds but did not give whether it is pork or non zabiha beef. So it is not consider Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-11-13 15:47:42
  • What kind of enzyme used in bread are halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Only Amylases enzyme is used in bread which is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-11-13 10:11:49
  • Is Aunt Millie's Bagels haram or halal? I see no signs on the packaging, except for LDPE and I am not sure it means anything. Some ingredients that alarm be a bit are malted barley, malt, and yeast. Thank you. - Rima
  • AOA

    It needs a Kosher symbol to be Halal because they can add any hidden ingredients which we do not know. If there is no kosher symbol then they are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-10-13 15:23:13
  • Are ALL of the doughnuts and munchkins at Tim Horton's halal? Are their any specific ones that are halal and other specific ones that aren't? - Alia Tanveer
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-10-13 14:41:10
  • salam Want to ask whether these products are halal or not 1)crest pro-health CPC antigingivitis / antiplaque oral rinse (multi-protection alcohol free) 2)Crest flouride toothpaste for anticavity, antigingivitis and sensitive teeth I really appreciate if you let me know about halal bar soap. Jazakallah - Anonymous user
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    AOA

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

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-10-13 12:51:28
  • Is maggi haram or halal? - Mohammed
  • AOA

    Maggi Soups with Green dot symbol are only Halal Maggi soups and it should not have flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-10-13 08:51:08
  • is your researches are based only in usa,uk etc...what about middle east like qatar uae..i live in qatar....most if the products here are made from saudi...uae and local.....so vil der be difference in the ingredients of the products selling in qatar and those u r telling in usa....??or vil it be the same???i asked bcoz about sensodyne u told that it z pork free but contains alcohol as flavouring.....but when i mailed them they replied me like this: "GSK CH only uses the highest quality raw material specification for use in its products. Kindly be informed that we comply with all the regulations of the MOH and is certified by the authority. Sensodyne Extra Fresh toothpaste currently sold in UAE do not have any type of animal-derived ingredients or biological additive from animal and is free from Pork and alcohol." similarly regarding garnier light face wash,u told that its halal bcoz it contains either cetyle or butyl alcohol but when i mailed them i got dis reply from them": "With regard to your query on alcohol, we wish to inform you that the product contains ethyl alcohol."" so vil there b difference in the ingredients of the products?? is there any group or muslim committe like u people around middle east and qatar...???u people are doing a great job...but whom can i depend on my queries about haram and halal products over qatar,..???do you know some one like u guys..??? - ayaan
  • AOA

    I have no time to do research in any country other than USA and Canada.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-10-13 04:01:13
  • is the gordon food service mozarella cheese (low-moisture and part skim) halal or not?i got accidentally but i am not sure. please e mail me back asap. - melike
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-09-13 20:51:32
  • will muslim countries like saudi,uae,bahrain qatar sells products containing alcohols or pig fats..???can i trust the chocolates made from uae..?? - sajir
  • AOA

    Saudi Arabia do not allow any food product made with pig fat but they allow food products made with alcohol containg flavors.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-09-13 09:52:45
  • is it halal to use soaps,body washes,face washes ets externally which are washed off???{those containing alcohols or pig fats) - ayaan
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    AOA

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

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-09-13 09:50:15
  • is the mentos up2u gum halal? the fresh mint and berry watermelon flavor? here are the ingredients: chewing gum base, xylitol, sorbitol, erythritol, glycerol, natural and artificial flavors, contains less than 2% of: fruit juices from concentrate (watermelon, acai), gum arabic, aspartame, tartaric acid, malic acid, colors (titanium dioxide, carmine, turmeric, beta-carotene), soya lecithin, citric acid, acesulfame k, sucrose esters of fatty acids, sucralose, bha to maintain freshness, blue 1 lake. - Amina
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-08-13 21:36:34
  • my shampoo has the following ingredients, is it halal? ketoconazole, sodium laureth sulfate, disodium laureth sulfosuccinate, sodium chloride, citric acid menohydrate, benzyl alcohol, tetrasodium EDTA, quaternium-15, polyquaternium-7, dexpanthenol, laureth-2, sodium hydroxxide, erythrosine (E127), perfume and purified water. many thanks. - zainab
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    AOA

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

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-08-13 09:40:19
  • are wildlife yohgurts hala with the following ingredients: Strawberry: fromage frais, sugar, water, strawberry puree from concentrate, modified maize starch, colour:cochineal, flavourings, acidity regulator: citric acid, stabilisers: guar gum, xanthan gum, calcium phosphate, vitamin d Peach: fromage frais, sugar, water, peace puree from concentrate modified maize starch, colour:cochineal, flavourings, acidity regulator: citric acid, stabilisers: guar gum, xanthan gum, calcium phosphate, acidity regulator, citric acid. Colours: paprika extract, curcumin, vitamind D. Many thanks in advance and may I say what an amazing job you are doing on this website. - zainab
  • AOA

    They are Haram because of Cchineal flavorings.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-08-13 09:33:56
  • Assalaamu alykumr respected brothers. jazakallah for you reply . I would have used an email address but can not find it . I am sorry for posing suco much. But i am no ignoramus either. You do certainly a good job and favor to the ummat, but also critisism is nothing bad for a Muslim. i do not eat and use anything packed anymore. Assalaamu alykum Respected sir. you are a bit mistaken regarding the shariah status of halaal and haraam. Shariah does prohibit to use and concume anything which causes damage to health evn if taahir. In example . Sand is halaal and taahir but haraam to consume because of the health damge it causes. so similar it is with every other materila and ingredient. I would like to know with which ulem council you work together to decide youself, if you are n ot an aalim, what is haraa, olr halaal? And i think that your reply was a bit arrogant though and out of touch with th fatcs though.. I am not obsessed with media but do my research very well and o work together with the ulema in evry issue of my life. As i explained earlier writing you I looked up on the m&m page myself and looked at the ingredients list of all mentioned by your page, and the colors are dangerous for healthand even banned in europeand and therfore haraam. This is what the ulema say and insha Allah i will sent you the fatawa as well soon. regards May allah forgive and guide you and all of us - umm
  • AOA

    Regarding Halal/Haram VS Health concern, there is a example of smoking cigarette, since you know the bad effect of smoking but cigarette smoking is not consider Haram because the tobacco comes from plant leaves and it does not cause intoxication. Many Muslims even ulema has a habit of chewing tobacco and also smoking cigarette but it is not pronounced as Haram by ulema. It is true many Halal ingredients or food causes bad effect on health, so ulema caution them not to consume them but they do not declared them as Haram.
     
    Similarly all the FD&C colors used in M & M are chemical dyes and lakes but they are not obtained from Haram sources still considered as Halal if used in dry form. Yes, there is literature indicating the bad effect of colors on health. The artificial flavor used in some M & M, Snickers, Milky Way and Twix chocolate bars is made from Vanillin a artificial vanilla flavor according to Mars Corporation. Vanillin is a Halal ingredient.
     
    Muslim Consumer Group is providing Halal status based on food science and sharia rules. The list of Mufti saheban who I consult on sharia status on food ingredients and food products are listed on our website and they are:
     
     

    • Mufti Mohammed Hafeezur Rahman Khan of Chicago Muslim Sunni Society Chicago, IL (773-275-7130)
    • Mufti Syed Ahmedul Quadri of Islamic Academy of Dallas, TX (972-423-2626)
    • Mufti Khalil Ahmed of Jamia Nizamia, Hyderabad, India(Phone 01191-9849071327, jamianizamia@yahoo.com)
    • Mufti Mohsin Muki of Chicago Muslim Sunni Society Chicago, IL 773-801-9101


    I am a certified senior food scientist with over 35 years of experience in US food industry and I also follow a book called Nisab Ahel Kidmate Sharia.
     
    I do not mind if somebody ask lengthy question through e-mail but not on website because it takes lot of space. This is a free service to Muslims, I provide information based on the Halal standards of MCG which based on Hanafi fiqah. If some one disagree they have choice not follow but I do not force my recommendation on Muslims.
     
    You have to understand ulema are not food scientists and have no knowledge about how food products are made in food plants with hidden ingredients in them. So I explained to ulema the food science knowledge. Ulema does not know how colors are made because they are have no science knowledge. They have to consult with food scientists about the background how colors are made. They have only knowledge of sharia and that is not enough in today life.
     
    I will give an example if you go to a alim and ask whether can I drink apple juice without kosher symbol on the bottle. He will say yes without the knowledge of how certain brand of apple juices are made. Is this a good service to Muslim ? offcourse not because he is commiting a ghunnah by themself and asking Muslim like you to consume Haram apple juice. Is it fair for you to consult ulema all the time regarding consumeing processed food products in USA.  Not all apple juices are Halal but those apple juices which has a kosher symbol on the apple juice bottle are Halal. Because some apple juice manufacturer in USA use pork or beef gelatin during the processing of apple juice to clear very minute pieces of apple pulp. But you could not find gelatin mentioned under the ingredients statement of apple juice because gelatin is considered as a processing aid or hidden ingredient of apple juice and FDA allows apple juice manufacturer not to mentioned under the ingredients statement because it is less than 2% of the formula.
     
    Ulema do not know this knowledge then how can you depend upon ulema for your daily foods. Please answer this question. Is it fair a ulema to tell you something he does not have the knowledge. This is against Islamic principle. 
     
    So my advise is to you regarding consuming processed food products in USA that you should follow those who has knowledge and experience in food industry. When ulema does not have this knowledge how could you depend upon them. A very good ulem will say that I do not have the knowledge how a apple juice is made so I recommend you to consult those who has knowledge about it. If some ulema deciding the Halal or Haram status on food products without consulting with food scientists then they are not doing Haq and fairness to their followers( it is mentioned in Quran under Sura Nahal ayat number 90 which every Imam recite at the end of Juma Khutba to tell Inssaf and naiki or good things).
     
    If you think M & M may cause the health problem then you should not use it but you can not impose your views on others.
     


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-08-13 05:26:55
  • السلام عليكم و رحمه الله و بركاته I wanted to know if the Doritos sweet and spicy is halal ... If it is, please provide full proof... - S Naviwala
  •  

    AOA

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

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-08-13 00:44:52
  • Salaam, Are the slim fast protein powders halal?There is a U(D) sign on the container, but not sure whether to use it or not. - Nawaz
  • AOA

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-07-13 23:13:42
  • Aoa. Can u plz tell us if tic tacs r halal jazakillah. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-07-13 17:22:02
  • Are sonic\'s milk shakes halal? Sonic is a food chain in Columbia SC. - Agha
  • AOA

    I know Sonic Food Chain but was not investigated.so I do not know.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-07-13 11:50:08
  • Are the Spicy sweet chili Doritos halal as of 2013? We heard that the ingredients have changed. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    No, it has a kosher symbol on it and no alcohol in flavor. It is still not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-07-13 10:39:54
  • appy fizz drink haram or not - rizwan khan
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    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-07-13 05:19:07
  • halal cosmetic list - Anonymous user
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    AOA

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

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-06-13 22:44:40
  • if whale meat has included some blood inside before cooking, could we eat without any doubt ? which blood is haram for all muslims , blood in whale is in this list? - murad
  • AOA

    Whale is not fish but it isa mammal so it is not Halal because it does not have gills.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-06-13 07:23:29
  • Bakers corner chocolate frosting - rukhsar khan
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    AOA

    I have not investigated yet.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-05-13 16:16:16
  • britnnia biscuits vita marie gold (e-471,223)halal or haram - p.riyas mohideen
  • AOA

    halal E223 Sodium Metabisulphite Chemical Preservative

    Halal.

    For E 471, if it says suitable for vegetarian then it is Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-05-13 08:06:48
  • Assalamualaikum, I would like to know if a product contains artificial colors, and any of the following, Blue 1, Red 40, Yellow 5, Yellow 6, and also has the kosher symbol, is it halal? I am confused if artificial colors are alcohol concerning ingredient or animal concerning ingredients. Please let me know. Jazakallah Khair. - A. H.
  • AOA

     

    Red 40 & Yellow 5 are chemical dyes, lakes and they are Halal if used as powder or granular forms but if they have to use as liquid then vegetable oil or glycerin is added as a solvent. Glycerin can be made from pork or beef or vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based glycerin is Halal.

    A kosher symbol such as U or K  on any food package containing red 40 or yellow 5 indicates that either Red 40 or Yellow 5 is used either as a dry powder or if it is used as in liquid form in the product then vegetable oil or vegetable fat based glycerin was used as a solvent.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-04-13 16:45:03
  • AOA! may i know these products are halal which are in my perfume.Tocopheryl Acetate,Ethylhexylglycerin,2-Benzylheptanol .Jazakallah.. - Shaf
  • AOA

    Except 2-Benzylheptanol other are fat based mushbooh ingredients. Only manufacturer knows their source either pork fat or vegetable fat.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-04-13 02:20:57
  • Assalmualakm,I have a question on a shampoo:is Sesame Street Baby Shampoo - Aamir Waudiwala
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    AOA

    I have not investigated yet.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-03-13 19:35:12
  • Asalamualaikum this information was recently emailed to me regarding the use of carrageenan in "SO Delicious" dairy free coconut milk. "Hello, I understand your concern, based on various literature available today. All of the carrageenan we use is undegraded or nondegraded which has been proven to not cause any adverse health effects. While we do still stand behind the research we and many other scientific organizations have done, as recently as 2012, we do listen to our consumers. Here is some information I would like to share, from the tests we have done to the latest information on removing carrageenan from our products: We really do take comments from our fans very seriously. As you may know, there are many leading food and health organizations (including the World Health Organization and the National Organic Standards Board) that have reviewed and approved carrageenan for use in organic foods as recently as May 2012. However, our customers told us that they still had concerns about this ingredient, so about a year ago, our team started to proactively assessed the use of carrageenan in some of our products (keep in mind that we do not use it in all of our products – we have an extensive portfolio and many products do not contain carrageenan). Suggestions from our fans propelled our desire to deliver a better product. And for the past year, we have been working very hard on finding alternate solutions and creating new recipes for our coconut milk beverage line to remove the carrageenan. It isn’t always easy work to find the right ingredients to rework our recipes and keep the same great taste that you expect from SO Delicious Dairy Free. We are committed to selecting top quality ingredients and delivering delicious dairy-free options to kitchen tables across the country. We are very pleased with our progress and just this month started sampling our new carrageenan-free recipes with consumers and retailers to get their feedback on our improved coconut milk beverages. We will also be sampling these beverages with food reporters and critics this spring to get their input. In order to replace the carrageenan, current inventories and the packaging of our products need to be managed. We are working on new packaging now, and if everything goes as estimated, we are aiming to have our improved coconut milk recipes in stores by the end of 2013!! I hope this information is helpful for you and that you stay faithful to SO Delicious Dairy Free as we make this transition. If you would like to send us your address, we would be glad to send you a coupon brochure that includes coupons for a variety of our products." - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Even if they take out the Carrageenan the Coconut beverage products are not Halal due to presence of alcohol in natuar flavor and use of alcohol in Stevia Extract. Stevia is not Halal because it is made through alcoholic fermentation.

    haram Stevia Natural Sweetener Natural Sweettener Steviol Glycol is extracted from Stevia plant and crystalized through alcohol.
     


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-03-13 15:48:13
  • Can you tell me if all the vasline lip care are halal - mana
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    AOA

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

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


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-03-13 04:48:09
  • Is Camembert halal - Mohamed
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    AOA

    I have not investigated yet.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-03-13 04:19:29
  • Can we use "Estee Lauder" makeup products? - Syed Ikram Ahmed
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    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-02-13 11:47:50
  • I am taking similac prenatal vitamins are they halal if not tell me best halal vitamin? - Shabana Ahmed
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    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-02-13 11:03:52
  • Thank you again, for your responses. I need another answer to something that pesters me, though. I had an item I had just purchased at the store, on the couch. Because after I get back from the store, I usually put the bags there, briefly. It was liquid soap. I opened it to use some. It dawned on me, though, that the bottle was on a cloth, on the couch that my grandmother had washed with her detergent. Since the bottle was on top of it, this doesn't make my soap in any way haram, right? Nothing mixed. Even tough I had laid it on top of cloth that was probably washed with a haram laundry detergent. Things like this bother me. You once told me a halal item and a haram one can touch, so long as theres no mixture/contamination. The bottle was only ON the cloth. Though the bottle was open, nothing was contaminated. Just wanted your point of view. Is haram only when one substance INTERACTS with another? (I'm using the soap on the presumption that since nothing mixed with it, it's ok) Thanks again for your time As salam alaikum - OpenEyes
  • AOA

    Yes, the Halal and Haram should not mix togather.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-02-13 09:39:10
  • What stores or company carry halal fish oil dietary supplement - Abdul Qadir
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    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-02-13 07:41:04
  • Aoa, please can you let me know why shellac is halal. I understand that it is an insect secretion, could you please explain how insect secretion is halal because I am slightly confused. Also, is there a possibility that parts of the insect could be in the ingredient. I am interested in buying a product that contains confectioners' glaze. When I asked the company, they said that alcohol is not used in the manfufactring process but it contains shellac. Would this product be considered halal if all other ingredients are halal? Another question regarding shellac, when I asked some companies about whether their products are suitable for vegerarians, they said it is not because it contains shellac. This has confused me slightly. Again, if no alcohol is used and all other ingredients are halal would it be halal because I have been avoiding these products. Why would it not be suitable for vegetarians if shellac is used and why is it considered halal? Jzk, I appreciate your help as I am confused over this matter - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Suitable for vegetarian means nothing from animal or even insect. Since Shellac is a insect secretion and comes from insects so it will not consider suitable for vegetarian. Honey bees carries in their mouth the flower necter and deposit on honey comb but honey is consider as Halal. Similarly the silk is the secretion of insect and silk is Halal. Shellac in USA dissolve in alcohol and I do not know about it in UK. We do not what qulaity Control methods used by the shellac manufacturer in India so presence inmsects part is depend upon the company method of taking shellac from tree.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-02-13 06:03:23
  • Is "IronKids Gummies" with Omega-3 for smart kids" is halal? it contains gelatin in it. - Ahmad
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-02-13 03:37:34
  • how is working in unicore in islam - munirkhan
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-02-13 00:26:57
  • As salam alaikum: I share a house with my Grandmother. I usually try to buy fresh vegetables and fruits, so I shop, like, every other day. I'm going to start using one of the bottom sections of the refrigerator for my groceries. I haven't used that section in a while. Last time I used it, I think I used Bounty paper towels to clean it out, when you considered them haram. Anyway, to make a long query short, what disinfectant or soap would MCG suggest I use to clean that section out for MY groceries? Thank you for your time As salam alaikum - OpenEyes
  • AOA

    Bounty Paper Towel is Halal now

    We have received this e-mail from one of our sister regarding the Halal status of Bounty Paper Towel and we thank her for the information.

    Thanks for contacting Bounty, we appreciate your interest in the ingredient of our Bounty Paper Towel. There are no animal derived ingredients in our products. Here is a list of the ingredients and their functions: -- Processed Wood Pulp: Used to make paper from softwood trees (Pine & Spruce) and hardwood trees (Oak/Maple) -- Wet Strength Polymer: Added to increase strength during wet use. -- Printing Ink: Water based printing inks are used for decorative patterns only (no ink in white versions. -- Ceteareth-10: Surfactant – emulsifier Hope this is helpful. Thanks again for writing. Kerisha S. Bounty Team

     

    You can use ajax then wash with water compltely.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-01-13 17:28:57
  • Assalamu Alaykum please tell me if this product is halal. "Zabiha Halal chicken nuggets". Ingredients: Halal chicken, water, textured soy protein concentrate, seasoning (salt, sodium phosphate, hydrolyzed corn gluten, onion powder, garlic powder, spices, wheat flour), sodium phosphate. Breading: bleached wheat flour, yeast, sugar, yellow corn flour, salt, and oleoresin paprika. Batter: water, bleached wheat flour, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, yellow corn flour, sugar, leavening (sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate,) and dextrose. The company say they hand slaughter zabiha halal chicken and it has a zabiha halal logo on the package. Thanks. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have checked their statement of hand slaughter. If they really do then the Zahiha Halal Chicken nuggets are Halal because all other ingredients are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-01-13 12:45:22
  • is not Halal Kerrygold Cheese and butter? - Ebadullah
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    AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-01-13 04:03:01
  • I WANT TO ASK THAT IS AJINOMOTO OR CHAINEES SALT HALAL OR HARAM?PLEASE EXPLAIN ME I AM CONFUSE......... - shahida kanwal
  • AOA

    Monosodium Glutatamte (MSG) if Halal or kosher certified then it is Halal. Ajinomonto USA's MSG is Halal since it is kosher certified because they do not use pork based media to grow bacteria.


    Category: E-Numbers
    04-01-13 00:04:59
  • Is the paste from crest halaal? - Razya Parveen
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    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-31-13 21:08:15
  • Assalamualaikum..Is kirkland\\\'s new man grape juice halal? And I also wanted to know that is it halal for us to have food in our non Muslim friends house? - Khanita
  • AOA

    If Kirkland grape juice is 100% grape juice with Vitamic only then it is Halal otherwise not. Foods at non muslim because they have pork in the refrigerator or freezer and who knows it may be contaminated.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-31-13 20:21:32
  • ButterToffees ,Rocherblanc,Caramels ,TITAN. SmArTiES,CARMILK,MARIA Cookies, mozzarella cheese,CLUB PACK butterscotch ripple icecream theas are halal arenot . Pleas tell me halal status of theas - kamal
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-31-13 15:15:28
  • Could you tell me please which Jergens Naturals products are halal? I suffer from ecema and I'm in dire need of some lotion for my skin. Thank you As salam alaikum - OpenEyes
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    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-31-13 14:26:55
  • Is the sour porridge made by non Muslims allowed - muneera
  • AOA

    It is not allowed.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-31-13 11:26:27
  • Assalam Alaikum, I want to know if Nutrilite Salmon Omega 3 Capsules from India are Halal or not,Jazakallahu Khair. - Sameena
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-31-13 07:36:22
  • Aoa is cream cheese of no name brand is halal - Saifa Moazzam
  • AOA

    It is Halal only if it has a kosher symbol such as COR or MK and no flavor in Loblaw supermarket.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-30-13 21:20:34
  • foot loop is halal - rehana
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    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-30-13 20:22:38
  • Salam, is GNC 100% whey protein halal? - ahmad
  • AOA

    It is already mentioned on our website that it is not. Please search the product first then write question.

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-30-13 19:21:16
  • As-salam alaykum. i'm somewhat aware of the issues surrounding the ingredient "natural and artificial flavors" but on my box of pop corn it reads "natural and artificial flavors [milk]" is this halal? please respond soon and thank you. - vaqas rehman
  • AOA

    Any flavor has two parts, one flavoring part and second is solvent part. In this case the flavoring part is obtained from milk source but still alcohol can be used as solvent part. So it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-30-13 18:35:52
  • allens apple juice and dempsters bread and neilson milk is halal - QASIM
  • AOA

    Allen juices are not Halal in Canada but Dempster white bread and Neilson milk are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-30-13 12:29:56
  • Are Smoothie King smoothies halal? - Fathima
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-30-13 07:57:18
  • We called the mars chocolate company and in short we were told that chocolate was coming from Europe. They are are no longer sure whether or not their product will contain animal by products. - Kounda Parker
  • AOA

    It does not matter where they come from if they still carry kosher symbol and no alcohol in flavor then they still be Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-30-13 05:15:20
  • Is ginger ale drink halal? - Tugba
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is made with alcohol containing flavor according to Dr. Pepper Company.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 14:37:36
  • does maggi and kelloges cornflakes contain pork - isha suhail
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    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 12:54:07
  • Salam alaikum, I was wondering, when companies say their products contain kosher ingredietns but the product itself is not certified kosher, what does that mean and is it still halal? For example, Veggie Patch say this on their website - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is only good for bread and very few other food products. The requirements is that they do not containing any Haram ingredients. But I do not recommend except the bread.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 08:11:48
  • Slms.I received a easter egg from my company I work for to give to my son.The company is a german company.the name of the company is Muller & Muller Gmbh,D-66981Munchweiler,www.wawi.com.The ingredient I am enquiring about is E476.is it permissible to eat this chocolate. Shukraan - Zane
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 06:50:05
  • is sorbitol halal ingredient? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Sorbitol is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 05:37:26
  • My mum made me a sandwich with tuna which had the ingredient white wine vinegar in it. At the time, remembered reading the ingredient on the tuna but wasn't sure so I ate the sandwich and later realizing that it did have that ingredient. I feel horrible and guilty because I wasn't certain but still ate it because otherwise I would have gone hungry and not had my lunch, will i get sinned for what I have done? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    White wine vinegar is not a Halal vinegar.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 05:36:12
  • Aslm.. Is PPG-1-PEG-9 Lauryl Glycol Ether halaal ? - Noor
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 04:11:11
  • i want to know can i eat maggi or other noodles becase i hear it somewhere that maggi contains pig fat - Aamina
  •  

    AOA

    Please use the Tutorial video on home page to find out the Halal status of any food product or non food product.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-29-13 03:33:22
  • Fair and lovely cream it is halal? - Mohamed
  •  

    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-28-13 22:42:55
  • Is Italian bread,the bakery products , halal? - Anonymous user
  •  

    AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: E-Numbers
    03-28-13 18:01:29