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Recent Questions:

  • AOA is noodle wave halal in Texas? - Yasmeen
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-18-15 21:25:37
  • As-salamu alaykum, I was just wondering if Giordano's Pizza and Lou Malnati's Pizza were hala and okay to eat. I have heard different opinions from people but nothing from a legit confirmed source. I hope to hear back from you soon Insha'Allah - Raja Umair-Amjad
  • 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: General Question
    04-18-15 10:13:53
  • Is it OK to have vegetarian pizza from Domino's? They do take care and keep the ingredients and utensils separated from the ones used for any other meat (non-hilal) products. However the oven, the vege pizza is baked in, is the same where all other pizzas are baked; including the ones with pork. So is it advisable to have it? - hadia
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: General Question
    04-17-15 07:51:57
  • assalamua'laikum what kind halal medicine for sinusitis? thank u - ann cinta
  • 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: General Question
    04-17-15 01:40:41
  • is kombucha tea halal? - Anonymous user
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-16-15 10:50:37
  • Assalaamu alaykum, I found out that the Carrageenan used is kosher, as well not using ethanol in its production, but why is isoproply alcohol allowed? What's the difference? - Abdullaah
  • AOA

    From our News section:

     

    New TitleDescriptionDate
    Use of Isopropyl Alcohol during the processing of certain Ingredients and taken it out completely is Halal

    What is Isopropyl Alcohol

    Isopropyl alcohol (isopropanol, 2-propanol, propan-2-ol) is commonly used as a disinfectant, antifreeze, and solvent, and typically comprises 70 percent of "rubbing alcohol." People ingest isopropyl alcohol to become intoxicated (ie, ethanol substitute) or to harm themselves. When ingested, isopropyl alcohol functions primarily as a central nervous system (CNS) inebriant and depressant, and its toxicity and treatment resemble that of ethanol.

    Isopropyl Alcohol Manufacturing

    Isopropyl alcohol is made from fossil fuels that are processed through a hydration process where the propene derived from the fossil fuel is combined with water causing a chemical reaction. Distillation then occurs to process out any byproducts to form pure isopropyl alcohol. This can then be mixed back with a percent of distilled water or sold in pure form. It can also be used as ingredient in healthcare or cleaning products at this point.

    What is the Difference Between Ethyl Alcohol and Isopropyl Alcohol

    Although both are forms of alcohol, ethyl alcohol and Isopropyl alcohol have more differences than similarities. The differences begin at the sources they are made from. Ethel alcohol is most commonly derived from corn and isopropyl alcohol is derived from propene which can come from fossil fuels such as coal, petroleum or natural gas. Ethyl alcohol is subject to an excise tax by the federal government according to its percent proof. Isopropyl alcohol is only subject to sales tax.

    MCG 's ulema Mufti Mohammed Hafeezur Rehman Khan consider Isopropyl alcohol as intoxicant and Haram if use in food product or any non food product.

    ( http://www.ehow.com/info_8032957_difference-ethyl-alcohol-isopropyl-alcohol.html)

    Use of Isopropyl Alcohol during the processing of certain Ingredients and taken out completely is Halal

    Our Mufti Mohammed Hafeezur Rehman Khan said that if Isopropyl Alcohol is used during the processing of Carrageenan, Pectin, Xanthan Gum and other ingredients and taken out completely then those ingredients are consider Halal.

    Following are the responses from different food companies about use of use of Isopropyl alcohol:

    Ceamsa:

    I am pleased to tell you that we do not use ethanol, but only  isopropanol in the process of our refined carrageenan and pectin products. This is a processing aid, that is completely removed at the end

    of the process and therefore their will be NO traces in the final product.

    Best regards

     

    Karen Laustsen

    Director R&D and Technical Customer Service

     Phone: +34986344089

    Fax: +34986336621

    Email: klaustsen@ceamsa.com

    www.ceamsa.com

    Hydrocolloids:

    Hi

    Isopropyl alcohol is used for pectin. The carrageenan is produced using isopropyl as well as KCL depending on the type of carrageenan or neither.

     

    Thanks,

     

    John

    Andros Foods USA, Inc.

    Dear Mr. Ahmed,

    Sorry for the delay in my response but I was waiting to received confirmation from our headquarters in France.  This is what I received:

    We confirm that no alcohol is used in the manufacturing of the Pectin used in Bonne Maman.  

    I hope you can feel confident in purchasing and enjoying Bonne Maman.

     

    Sharon

    Andros Foods USA, Inc.

    www.bonnemaman.us

    Prinova USA

     

    Hello,

     

    Thank you for your question, the Pectin we distribute uses Isopropyl Alcohol during the processing. If you have any other questions please let me know.

     

    Thank you,

     

    Zach Savino, Marketing Assistant

    Prinova USA
    315 E. Fullerton Avenue, Carol Stream, IL 60188

     

    HERBSTREITH & FOX, INC.

    Dear Mr. Ahmed

     In the production of our pectin products we use iso-propnaol. Please find attached our Halal Certificate for our products.

     Best regards,

     HERBSTREITH & FOX, INC.
    Frank Mattes
    President 
    f.mattes@herbstreith-fox.de

    CP Kelco:

    The technical person of CP Kelco Company has informed on the phone they use Isopropyl Alcohol to crystallized during the processing of Xanthan Gum and Isopropyl is completely taken out.

     

    PS: Please allow time for MCG to make changes on our website.

     

     

    12/07/14

    Category: General Question
    04-14-15 12:39:34
  • Hello I was looking at recipe that calls for cream of tartar.. so I looked here to find the halal status of the product.. but, I could find no information. So, is cream of tartar halal.. JazakumAllah Kharkov for all that you do - NE
  • AOA

    Cream of Tatar in USA is Halal because it is made with unfermented grapes.


    Category: General Question
    04-13-15 11:53:41
  • Assalaamu alaykum, Please explain in simple terms how the vanilla in ice-creams etcetera is haraam. From the bean to the production line, please. Is there a halaal alternative ingredient? - Muslim
  • AOA

    The vanilla flavor is obtained by extracting vanilla flavoring or vanilla from vanilla beans by use of ethyl alcohol and water. There is very expensive method where Critical Carbon dioxid is used to extract the vanilla flavor from vanilla beans but the vanilla flavor from this method is very expensive and food cpmpanies is not interested in this type of vanilla flavor because many western consumer drink alcohol so it does not make them to use non alcohol vanilla flavoring.

    Alcohol containing flavors for ice cream is added to ice cream after pasteuring and cooling so that flavor will not last due to heat of pasteuraization so if a flavor contain alcohol after package the alcohol amount remained as is.

    All alcohol containing flavors in ice cream are Haram because alcohol is a intoxicant and it is Haram whether in small quanitity or large according to a Hadith:

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Muminin RA:

    I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: Every intoxicant is forbidden; if a faraq of anything causes intoxication, a handful of it is forbidden. ( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 26:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)

    Narrated Umm Salamah RA, Ummul Muminin RA:

    The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) forbade every intoxicant and everything which produces languidness. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 28:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah) 3678 )

     

    FATWA FROM DARUL IFTA JAMIA NIZAMIA HYDERABAD, INDIA ON ALCOHOL

    Jamia Nizamia has issued the following Fatwa on Alcohol:

    Although there is difference of opinion among ulema about alcohol being consider as wine but according to "Mufti Ba Qhool" (saying of Mufti) anything which causes intoxication in large or small quantity is consider as Haram. So use of alcohol is prohibited.

     


    Category: General Question
    04-13-15 08:33:01
  • asslamaulikum, jazakAllah khair for all the work you do for us in order to find out if something is halal or not, its very important to us.I wanted to know why are the cheeses or other items not halal simply because it doesnt have a halal or kosher symbol? can you please find out if some of these cheeses are halal by finding out from the companies? jazakAllah khair i really appreciate all this work. - salena uddin
  • AOA

    Food companies are not interested in helping to Muslims consumers because they will not tell you what hidden ingredients they use. Hidden ingredients also decides the Halal status of cheeses. A lot of diary science involves in cheese making and their Halal status. It starts with whether starter culture bacteria are obtained from dairy source or meat source, the Halal status of mediaused to grow these cultures, the source of rennet and lipase enzyes and other hidden ingredients. So Halal or kosher symbol carrying cheese protect Muslims from Haram hidden ingredients. The food companies repersentative do not this knowldge because they are not provide to them by technical people in a food company and those people who answeredcalls are not technixcal people.

    So many Muslims think that they can obtained the Halal status of cheese by calling or writing them to a food company. This sis wrong end up eating Haram cheese.

     

    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.


    Category: General Question
    04-12-15 15:42:06
  • Assalaamu 'Alaikum. JazakAllah Khair for the web site. How frequently is it updated? Are all the products that are Halaal/Haraam on this website, are they actually Halaal/Haraam? JazakAllah Khair. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    New products are added every two weeks. Those old products which have a kosher symbol will not change.


    Category: General Question
    04-11-15 06:43:04
  • One orange juice from Nature's Nectar has the following ingredients: Orange juice, tricalcium phosphate, calcium lactate, vitamin D3 (the 3 is supposed to be smaller and a subscript). It also has a kosher symbol. Is it Halaal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    04-11-15 06:38:02
  • Does pizza/ pasta sauce need to have a kosher symbol to be Halaal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Better to have kosher symbol.


    Category: General Question
    04-11-15 06:29:08
  • Salams. I sent a question about 4 days ago about a cereal called 'Temmys' listing all the ingredients to see if its halal. I am still waiting fr reply plz. JzkAllah. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I did not recieve it.


    Category: General Question
    04-10-15 21:54:56
  • Salam,this might be a weird question to ask, but what happens to food if someone is smoking near them like almost everyday? Would all the chemicals of the cigarette affect the food? Will the chemicals of the cigarette go away if a person wash them with only water? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-10-15 20:03:10
  • Asalam U Alaikum, Question 2: it says on your website that Classic Chocolate Ice Cream by Friendly's is halal, but if you look at the comments section, it says that "Yes, the correct answer is that alcohol is used as a solvent in the natural and artificial flavors" . So isn't this haram? but on your website it is marked as halal, why? So is this halal or haram? Jazak Allah Khayr. Thank You. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    "Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor" assignment does not mean it is Hala it requires inquiry with manufacturer to find out whether they use alcohol as a solvent in flavor or not.


    Category: General Question
    04-10-15 17:54:56
  • Asalam U Alaikum, Q 1 ) Is this halal? http://shop.cascadianfarm.com/Ancient-Grains-Granola/p/CFO-442150&c=CascadianFarm@Cereals@Granola ------------------- Because on your website it says Cinnamon Raisin Cereal, Granola Oat, Fruit & Nut Granola (by Cascade Farm Organic) are NOT halal, but what about this link? http://shop.cascadianfarm.com/Ancient-Grains-Granola/p/CFO-442150&c=CascadianFarm@Cereals@Granola Jazak Allah Khayr. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    I have no information unless you provide the ingredients list and presence or absence of kosher symbol.


    Category: General Question
    04-10-15 17:50:41
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Br is Double roti(Bread) used in Double ka meetha ya shahi tukda halaal in hyderabad?? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    04-10-15 08:53:36
  • aqua fresh toothpaste is halal or haram which tooth pest halal please give me details - arif
  •    

    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: General Question
    04-07-15 04:27:59
  • Assalaamu alaikkum wrwb, Is there anything haram incase of medicines? - Asheek
  • AOA

    You have to contact the phar companies who makes medicine to find out whether they use pork base ingredients, if does then ask your pharmacy for Halal alternate. If they do not have then ask a Islamic scholar about it. I usally open capsule medicine and through out the capsule take medicine with apple sauce.


    Category: General Question
    04-06-15 11:23:00
  • What about Sensodyne Toothpaste? - أمة الحنان
  • AOA

    It is free from any pork or beef based ingredients but do not know the use of alcohol in flavor.


    Category: General Question
    04-06-15 05:53:26
  • Assalaamu 'Alaikum. Do you change the halal, haram, etc. status of a product as soon as it changes? Is this always the case? JazakAllah Khair. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Very few times if kosher certified do not selling good the company may change the ingredients although they are kosher certified but do not meet our Halal requirements.


    Category: General Question
    04-05-15 18:34:28
  • assalamau alaikum Is nescafe coffee Halal. I have heard that it has Haram hidden ingredients? Please kindly find out and let me know. Jazakallah khair - m adam
  • AOA

    If it is made with 100% coffee then it is Halal without any ingredient.


    Category: General Question
    04-05-15 12:22:00
  • salam I wanted to know if Hair Xpertise Argan Oil 100ml is halal with the following ingredints: Cyclomethicone, Cyclopentasiloxene, Dimethiconol, Argania Spinosa Kernal Oil(Argan Oil) Tocopheryl Acetate, Ispropyl - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-05-15 06:50:03
  • Nutella ( Hazelnut spread with cocoa) Made in Italy by Ferrero. Is it halal? - امة الحنان
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-05-15 05:36:49
  • Does KFC chicken burger in india is halal or not ? - imran
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    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    04-03-15 09:14:13
  • i saw mark in the packet of perfume that alcohol denat (SD ALCOHOL C). Is it halal or not? - helal
  • AOA

    You can use it if other ingredients are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    04-02-15 18:26:53
  • I'd like to know if the glcerin in the Special K cereal bar is, halal or haram Thank you - Tusneem Ahmef
  • AOA

    If there is no Koshersymbol on the package then glycerin is not Halal. 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: General Question
    04-02-15 08:35:00
  • Is Nutella halal? - أمة الحنان
  • AOA

    What kind of Nutella where it is made and where it is sold.


    Category: General Question
    04-01-15 12:26:50
  • Is tiramishu cake from jewelosco store is halal? Plz let me know . - Anisha vahora
  • 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: General Question
    03-31-15 19:57:49
  • Does sundown naturals hair, skin, and nails vitamin contain pork gelatin? It is not a gel capsule it is a caplet - T. Santiago
  • AOA

    I have no information. But please do not use any thing with gelatin, only fish gelatin is Halal and it has to say fish gelatin under ingredients.


    Category: General Question
    03-31-15 07:25:38
  • i have ask the pizz hut about their cheese and they sadi that thei cheese is not kosher not halal.so i want to tell that its not musbooh its haram thanks - saba
  • AOA

    It is mashbooh and will not be recommended for Muslims.


    Category: General Question
    03-29-15 16:31:52
  • I want to know that if we use alcohol purfume or spray on our body,without bathing we pray or not?some one said that alcohol is finish after some time - sonia
  • AOA

    If spray alcohol containing perfume then your prayers are not accepted according to ulema.


    Category: General Question
    03-29-15 14:43:05
  • I wanted to ask abour the Knorr Maggi Noodles, and other Knorr Products? Are they halal? - أمة الحنان
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-29-15 12:32:57
  • Is carrageenan halaal if there is a kosher symbol on the product? JazakAllah khair - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is still not Halal even if it has kosher symbol. It is only Halal if no ethyla alcohol is used during processing.


    Category: General Question
    03-29-15 11:24:53
  • Assalaamu 'alaikum. I have 2 questions; 1: Is niacin halaal if there is a kosher symbol on the package? 2: Do Oreo Smile Chocolate Sandwich Cookies contain traces of alcohol and are they halaal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    The answer to first question is yes for second question if it is made with natural and artificial flavor then it contains alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    03-29-15 11:18:46
  • Does every product that contains natural flavor contain alcohol? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Majority, some natural flavors are Vanilla or Vanilla flavor unless the manufacturer say otherwise.


    Category: General Question
    03-27-15 21:27:39
  • Assalaamu alaykum, Is chocolate halaal? After the fermentation they do? I read something like that the cocoa beans are encased together in something like banana leaves, or in a large wooden box. They let it sit for about fiveish days and it goes through a fermentation process. Sugars > Alcohol? Then they drain the liquefied pulp. Please explain, if possible. Thanks. - Abdullaah
  • AOA

    " Fermentation can be carried out in a variety of ways, but all methods depend on removing the beans from the pods and heaping them together to allow micro-organisms to develop and initiate the fermentation of the pulp surrounding the beans. Fermentation can be carried out in a variety of ways, but all methods depend on removing the beans from the pods and heaping them together to allow micro-organisms to develop and initiate the fermentation of the pulp surrounding the beans. In plantations or fermentaries, fermentation is normally carried out in large wooden boxes that typically hold 1 to 2 tonnes of beans. The boxes must have provision for the liquefied pulp to drain away and for entry of air. The fermentation process begins with the growth of micro-organisms. In particular, yeasts grow on the pulp surrounding the beans. The yeasts convert the sugars in the pulp surrounding the beans to ethanol. Bacteria then start to oxidise the ethanol to acetic acid and then to carbon dioxide and water, producing more heat and raising the temperature. The pulp starts to break down and drain away during the second day. Lactic acid, which converts the alcohol to lactic acid in anaerobic conditions, is produced but, as the acetic acid more actively oxidises the alcohol to acetic acid. The acetic acid and high temperatures kill the cocoa bean by the second day. The death of the bean causes cell walls to break down and previously segregated substances to mix. This allows complex chemical changes to take place in the bean such as enzyme activity, oxidation and the breakdown of proteins into amino acids. These chemical reactions cause the chocolate flavour and colour to develop. The length of fermentation varies depending on the bean type, Forastero beans require about 5 days and Criollo beans 2-3 days. Following fermentation the beans are dried. The oxidation reactions begun through fermentation continue during drying (from International Cocoa Organization)."

    First sugar of the pulp not beans is converted to ethanol which then converted to acetic acid and water, this is the same way the vinegar is made from alcohol this process is calkled Tabdeele Mahiya in Islamic Sharia. The strong cell wall of cocoa beans protect inside of the beans from alcohol leaching into it. Then after all ethanol or alcohol converted to acetic acid and water then beans start to repture and biochemical changes occur for cocoa which has effect on the flavor chocolate the end product.

    I hope you understand the biochemistry of cocoa beans. The articles on internet makes many Muslims confused about the Halal status of cocoa beans, cocoa butter and chocolate. This is a natural process a gift from Allah to all Muslims to eat Halal food only.

    The bottom line is that fermentation occur on pulp surrounding the beans not in beans itself. So cocoa beans and chocolate made from cocoa beans are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    03-27-15 19:56:10
  • is neutrogena visibly clear désincrustant points noirs halal? - ibtissem
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-27-15 14:40:25
  • are loreal and maybeline cosmetics products halal or haram - anassaifi
  • 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: General Question
    03-27-15 08:57:48
  • Which Doritos flavor are haram - Zaineb
  • AOA

    Only Dorito Toasted Corn Chips are Halal because it has a triangle K kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: General Question
    03-26-15 16:06:59
  • Is gerber all natural baby food halal? - vinter
  • AOA

    I just updated all Gerber products today. Please write Gerber under search then on right click Food Product by brand then click Show Only Halal then search.


    Category: General Question
    03-26-15 12:15:14
  • Is riboflavin halal if there is kosher symbol on package? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Yes, also if it is a part of any flour enrichment then it is also Halal. Riboflavin used as a nutrient in vitamins stores has to have a kosher symbol.


    Category: General Question
    03-26-15 10:59:13
  • This was the answer by pepsico india of the question i asked them in the way it is given on the homepage of MCG website:- "Dear Mr. Ahzam, We are in receipt of your email below and thank you very much for writing to us. We would like to assure that the food products manufactured by PepsiCo are from best quality ingredient including Spices in natural form & Flavours used. All PepsiCo products are labelled in accordance to the Packaging & Labelling guidelines by FSSAI. All our Product label provide list of all ingredients used to manufacture product, including listing of spices used. To answer your specific query, Flavours used in Lays – American Style Cream & Onion Product are alcohol free." PLEASE ASSURE ME THAT IS LAYS CREAM N ONION PERMISSIBLE TO EAT Mir Ahzam Maqbool - Mir Ahzam Maqbool
  • AOA

    Does it a Green dot or a statement "Suitable for Vegetarian" if not then they are not Halal. I am guessing whey may be used in those chips.


    Category: General Question
    03-26-15 07:08:36
  • Assalaamu 'alaikum. If a food product contains traces of alcohol, would you consider it halaal? JazakAllah Khair b - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    No, it will be Haram too according to this Hadith:

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Muminin RA:

    I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: Every intoxicant is forbidden; if a faraq of anything causes intoxication, a handful of it is forbidden. ( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 26:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)

    Narrated Umm Salamah RA, Ummul Muminin RA:

    The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) forbade every intoxicant and everything which produces languidness. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 28:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah) 3678 )


    Category: General Question
    03-25-15 18:20:46
  • Are ramen noodles haram - mah jabeen
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    03-25-15 15:17:46
  • i want to know is nature bounty or nature made brand vitamins halal or haram? - rabia
  • AOA

    If they do not have kosher symbol on the package then they are not Halal. 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

    Category: General Question
    03-25-15 00:39:20
  • Is cheddar cheese string halal? - ali
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    03-24-15 14:59:40
  • Perfectil supplements for hair or skin are halal or not? - S j khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-24-15 06:37:49
  • about nutmeg,io cookis it halal - tasneem
  • AOA

    Ntmeg is a Halal spice and I do not know the other.


    Category: General Question
    03-24-15 02:50:01
  • If use of ethanol is not halal, what is the recommended solvent for making herbal extracts? - N Ananth
  • AOA

    There are many such as water, vegetable fat based glycerin, Acetone and Benzyl Alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    03-23-15 21:43:28
  • is there halal sourdough bread available in USA? - Zehra
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-22-15 22:33:57
  • Can you tell which a good Cookies Halal to buy in USA - Hawra
  • 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: General Question
    03-22-15 10:44:56
  • A herbal extract is made using ethanol as solvent. The liquid extract is evaporated completely to remove ethanol and solid herbal product is obtained. The solid herbal product is free from ethanol. Is the solid herbal product halal? - N Ananth
  • AOA

    It does not matter alcohol is evaporated. It is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    03-22-15 05:55:29
  • Asalam U Alaikum, is Swirl Raisin Cinnamon Bread By Pepperidge halal or haram? I searched your website nd it says different , it says "Raisin Cinnamon Bread By Pepperidge Farm" It doesn't have swirl in it. So is Swirl Raisin Cinnamon Bread By Pepperidge halal or haram Jazak Allah Khayr. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-21-15 11:36:26
  • I wanted to know if the jack in the box fish sandwiches are halal or not. They provided the indredients of the fish patty, but the ingredients did not have any haram products listed. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-20-15 15:20:04
  • Ethyl alcohol used in spray so is spray is halal ? I use this spray before namaz or all day ? - yasin shaikh
  • AOA

    Ethyl Alcohol spray is Haram you can not perform namaz.


    Category: General Question
    03-20-15 02:45:54
  • is polysorbate medicine halal, can you put on your body and read Namaaz - Hamidha
  • AOA

    Polysorbate is a an emulsifier made either from pork or vegetable fat.


    Category: General Question
    03-19-15 07:19:37
  • is crunchy cheetos are halal - syed mustafa kamal
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    03-19-15 06:53:43
  • If a product has the kosher symbol and it's vegetarian does it mean it's halal because I have a product that has kosher and vegetarian symbol and has the following ingredients:suger, glucose syrup, hydrogentated vegetable oil, apple juice from concentrate(3%), citric acid, starch, gelling agent(E414,E418), natural flavouring, carrot extract, emulsifier ( E473), color(E133) is this product halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If alcohol is used in natural flavoring and carrot extract then it is not Halla. Only manufacturer knows about it.


    Category: General Question
    03-18-15 10:51:54
  • Is pure cambogia ultra capsules halal ? Pls revert asap... thnx - mustufa
  • AOA

    It may be Haram if pork gelatin was used in capsule.


    Category: General Question
    03-18-15 03:18:25
  • Dasmularistam aurvedic medicine is halal or haram kindly check and confirm... - sarvath
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-16-15 13:08:06
  • please i need to know that indomie noodles is haram or halal i'm trying to find this but there is so many confusion...please confirm....many thanks in advance.... - Mohammad
  • AOA

    In order to find out non popular brand such as Indomie you have to provide detail where it is made who made it and what are ingredients. I am not computer to tell you it is Halal or not. I almost know all US made brands and never come across this brand.


    Category: General Question
    03-16-15 11:23:11
  • There is halal scan program in appStore. Can we trust it? - khadijah
  • AOA

    I have no information. but we have our own "Halal Food" at apple app.


    Category: General Question
    03-14-15 13:53:19
  • I got a mascara with these ingredients Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Water*, Glycerin*, *Iron Oxides, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Beeswax*, Jojoba Esters, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Tapioca Starch*, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract*, Stearic Acid, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract*, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract*, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract*, Cellulose Gum, Glycerin, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate May Contain: Titanium Dioxide Is it Halal? - alamrikiyah
  • 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: General Question
    03-14-15 06:19:12
  • Salam alaikom I wanted to know if the Hebrew national hot dogs are halal. Also if the the great lakes kosher beef gelatin is halal. And when it comes to flavored medicine?? - NE
  • AOA

    They are not Halal. Please Halal hot dogs from Halal meat stores in your town.


    Category: General Question
    03-13-15 13:06:07
  • Asalam U Alaikum, Is this halal or haram? "Mayo with Olive Oil Reduced Fat" by Kraft On your website there are two with same product name, one says it is halal if no alcohol is used, and another one says it is halal. Also on your website says that "UPC 021000026869" is halal, but which I have is "UPC 021000026319" Also it doesn't matter if it has different upc right? , b/c of different sizes they are different right? Jazak Allah Khayr. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    They are two different products when you reduced the fat they fl;avor to it which may contain alcohol.

    halal Mayo with Olive Oil Mayonnaise Kraft   10-10-12
    exclaim Mayo with Olive Oil Reduced Fat Mayonnaise Kraft Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor. 10-10-12

    Category: General Question
    03-13-15 08:39:03
  • Urgent- pls kindly reply asap. Jazakallah khair I would like to inquire about the M &M candies in the USA, you have put them in the halal list. It has quite alot of colourings, are all of them free of using ethanol as a solvent/carrier? Also are all the ingredients derived from a non animal source? May Allah shower you with His Choiciest Blessings for your excellent work and help. Jazakallah khair - m adam
  • AOA

    Alcohol is not used in artificial coloring please follow our website about M & M.


    Category: General Question
    03-12-15 16:36:22
  • Muslim women can shave by razar in her body plz answer me - samrajaveed
  • AOA

    Please contact a Islamic Scholar for your question.


    Category: General Question
    03-12-15 04:14:43
  • Asalam U Alaikum, Is "Pepperidge Farm Whole Grain Honey Wheat Bread" Halal or Haram? Ingredients are: WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR, WATER, HONEY, WHEAT GLUTEN, YEAST, CHICORY ROOT FIBER, SOYBEAN OIL, SUGARCANE FIBER, CONTAINS 2 PERCENT OR LESS OF: SUGAR UNSULPHURED MOLASSES, CALCIUM PROPIONATE AND SORBIC ACID TO RETARD SPOILAGE, LOWER SODIUM NATURAL SEA SALT, NONFAT MILK*, SALT, BUTTER*, DISTILLED MONOGLYCERIDES, DATEM (DOUGH CONDITIONER), SOY LECTHIN *ADDS A TRIVIAL AMOUNT OF CHOLESTEROL Jazak Allah Khayr. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol then you have to inquire about source of Monoglyceride, DATEM and whether butter is salted or not. Butter used salted and dough conditioners from vegetable fat then it will be Halal bread.


    Category: General Question
    03-10-15 21:41:53
  • Assalaamu 'alaikum. JazaakAllah for the website . When you have time, please add more Dole juice products. JazakAllah khair - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Insh Allah


    Category: General Question
    03-10-15 17:08:29
  • i want to ask whether anabolic peak by inner armour has halal certification or not? its kind of weight gainer product - muhd faiz fahimi
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-10-15 10:19:00
  • SA, I have an oven previously used for cooking of pork products.I tried to clean it for at least an hour with chemicals.But still oily surfaces inside.I don't know what to do.I can't find halal cakes easily.Am I supposed to use this oven? I am still concerned about the evaporation and air circulation in the oven may touch my food. - kaplan
  • Hi

    If you can not clean the pork material then you can not use for non pork products.


    Category: General Question
    03-09-15 16:36:49
  • Revlon Maybelline and lakme products are halal or not - saher tanweer
  • 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: General Question
    03-08-15 20:51:49
  • can you please explain why ethyl alcohol is haram even in small quantity when used in both food and non food products? JAZAKALLAH KHAIR - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Ethyl Alcohol is a intoxicant. All intoxicant in Islam are Haram no mather in a very small quantity.

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Muminin RA:

    I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: Every intoxicant is forbidden; if a faraq of anything causes intoxication, a handful of it is forbidden. ( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 26:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)

    Narrated Umm Salamah RA, Ummul Muminin RA:

    The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) forbade every intoxicant and everything which produces languidness. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 28:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah) 3678 )


    Category: General Question
    03-08-15 18:38:10
  • Asalam U Alaikum, I have two question: 1st: On the website it says that Raisin Cinnamon Bread By Pepperidge Farm is Halal. By that you mean Swirl Raisin Cinnamon Bread By Pepperidge is halal right? I am asking because there might be another bread with raisin cinnamon but wihout swirl and have different ingredients, that is why --------------------------- 2nd Question: Is "Swirl Chocolatey Chip by Pepperidge Farm" Halal? The Ingredients are: UNBROMATED UNBLEACHED ENRICHED WHEAT FLOUR (FLOUR, NIACIN, REDUCED IRON, THIAMINE MONONITRATE [VITAMIN B1], RIBOFLAVIN [VITAMIN B2], FOLIC ACID), WATER, SUGAR, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WHEAT FLOUR, SOYBEAN OIL, BROWN SUGAR (SUGAR, INVERT SUGAR, MOLASSES), WHEAT GLUTEN, YEAST, CONTAINS 2 PERCENT OR LESS OF: COCOA PROCESSED WITH ALKALI (DUTCHED), SALT, CANOLA OIL, CHOCOLATE LIQUOR, WHEAT STARCH, NATURAL FLAVORS, DEXTROSE, MONO AND DIGLYCERIDES, CALCIUM PROPIONATE AND SORBIC ACID TO RETARD SPOILAGE, DATEM (DOUGH CONDITIONER), MALTED BARLEY FLOUR, NONFAT MILK*, CARAMEL COLOR, SOY LECITHIN. *ADDS A TRIVIAL AMOUNT OF CHOLESTEROL Jazak Allah Khayr. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    Swirl Chocolatey Chip by Pepperidge Farm is not Halal because natural flavir is made with alcohol.

    For first question, I have to see my data and if it needed to be corrected then I will do that.


    Category: General Question
    03-08-15 08:27:33
  • Hi Dear, I'm writing you to ask if you would have any contacts for any Halal sport supplements manufacturers world wild. I'll be very grateful for your informations. Regards - Jamal
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-08-15 03:29:41
  • Is daily chef milk halal? - akhtarjamal
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    03-07-15 19:52:28
  • Asalam U Alaikum, In the website it says that Post Great Grains Raisin Dates Pecan Cereal is halal. There is correction: it is Great Grains raisins dates pecans There is s after raisins and pecans. but in the website there is not. I am telling to help, it is same product right? http://www.postfoods.com/our-brands/great-grains/raisins,-dates-pecans/ http://shop.postfoods.com/Great-Grains-Raisins-Dates-and-Pecans/p/POST-126115&c=PostFoods@GreatGrains Jazak Allah Khayr. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    It is same product, it vdoes not make difference if items switch.


    Category: General Question
    03-07-15 16:50:57
  • Are Nars cosmetic products halal? What ingredients do I need to look for in Nars lipsticks? - Zohra
  • 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: General Question
    03-07-15 14:55:57
  • IS CONSUMING GEL CAPS CONTAINING BEEF GELATIN OK? PRODUCT IS BY KIRKLAND SIGNATURE SOLD AT COSTCO. - FARNAZ AKHTAR
  • AOA

    It is not Halal according MCG Criteria.


    Category: General Question
    03-07-15 13:28:50
  • Asalam u alaikum Is pepperidge farm swirl chocolatey chip halal or haram It is not on website. Jazak Allah - muhammad usman
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-06-15 19:41:19
  • garnier fairness cream is halal for muslims - sahid
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-06-15 02:54:46
  • About Sunfeast brand by itc company.halal or haram - abdul
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-05-15 08:35:37
  • Seacod capsule is it halal or haram? - Shaziya munshipalkar
  • AOA

    If it is made from pork gelatin then it is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    03-03-15 12:59:45
  • is OmegaK gelatin halal? - A H Abdul Karim
  • AOA

    If gelatin is from pork then it is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    03-03-15 06:06:36
  • Assalam-u-Alaikum, I want to know if there is "Vegan" label on a product and it does not include alcohol or flavors in the ingredients, can that product be considered Halal, or it must have a Kosher certification? if it can not be considered Halal, what is the reason? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    From our Home Page:

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED (NON MEAT) OR GREEN DOT ON THE FOOD PACKAGE OR IF IT SAYS SUITABLE FOR VEGETARIAN FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE WHO MEET HALAL REQUIREMENTS ARE HALAL

    The Kosher Certified food products are not considered Halal if they contain one of the following ingredient (based on MCG Halal Standard): (1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol, (19) Natural Vanilla or Natural Vanilla Flavor(because Alcohol is used in its extraction). 

    The Question about Alcohol in any Flavor

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

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


    Category: General Question
    03-02-15 11:53:52
  • Assalaamualaikum. Insha Allah I will send u the ingredients list of Indian products very soon (may be next month, April). But I cannot do this right now since my examinations are approaching.And you told me that Farooqui Sahab is helping you. I request you to please give me his email id so that we can work together and produce more information about products in India.Finally, I would like to ask you some questions to which you please answer simultaneously.---------------1) Some days ago, I had sent you the list of some Halal certified Indian companies such as Kelloggs, Haldirams, Vadilal Ice Cream etc. But you replied me that the certification process allocated to these companies may not fit Islamic standards such as the mixing of Ethyl Alcohol with flavors. Some days ago you told me that some Halal departments are working in Maharashtra, Delhi and Kerala. So I really did not understand whether the companies like Kelloggs, Haldirams, Vadilal are Halal or Haram. Please clarify this. ------------------2) I read under Fiqah and Science that Denatured Alcohol is permitted if all the ingredients of the products are Halal. So please tell me why you considered Lifebuoy Hand Sanitizer as Haraam. And I feel sorry for mixing the questions under one category (General Question). Jazak Allahu Khairan. - Syed Muteeb
  • AOA

    I know few Halal certifying organization ar4e working in India but I do not know their Halal criteria for Halal status, they may not have a food scientist working for them. Unless they write their Halal Criteria which says no alcohol and other things. Many Halal certifying organization in USA and other part of world Halal certify food products made with alcohol containing flavor. Many Muslim countries such as Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia even India consider food products as Halal even they are made with alcohol containing flavor but we do not and this is difference between us and them. I do not trust any Halal certification if I do not know their Halal certeria. Many Halal certifying organization do not works for Muslims they work for themself to get money. There are very few honest Halal certifying organizations in the world.

    Right now I do not have br. Farooqui e-mail address. May be when he see this answer, he might contact you.


    Category: General Question
    03-02-15 10:40:31
  • I wont ask about the creatine they use in supplement for bodybulding is it halal or haram 2- also creatine gluconate - Ahmed
  • AOA

    Creatine is produced by animal body by combining two amino acid. It could be from pork beef or fish. Only fish


    Category: General Question
    03-01-15 16:41:55
  • ASA, I just looked up the ingredients for wendy's cod fish burger,i think they removed L-cystiene. Can you please clarify? These are the ingredients:Cod Fillet: Cod, Water, Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour (flour, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), Modified Corn Starch, Bleached Wheat Flour, Less Than 2% Of The Following: Yellow Corn Flour, Salt, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Leavening (sodium aluminum phosphate, sodium bicarbonate), Soybean Oil, Sugar, Spice, Palm Oil, Disodium Inosinate and Guanylate, Yeast, Malted Barley Flour, Natural Flavor, Sodium Phosphate (to retain moisture), Ascorbic Acid (dough conditioner). Websitehttps://www.wendys.com/redesign/wendys/pdf/en_US_nutrition.pdf - MANSOOB RIZVI
  • AOA

    They are mashbooh because Disodium Inosinate and Guanylate is a mashbooh ingredient require kosher certification. They may use alcohol in natural flavor.


    Category: General Question
    03-01-15 15:59:21
  • Is shark meat halal or haram - Basil
  • AOA

    Please ask this question with a Islamic scholar.


    Category: General Question
    03-01-15 14:20:19
  • Asalam Alaikum , Could you please confirm me Snickers Bars chocolate's which is mars product and walkers chips are halal products , JazakaAllah Mohammad Hassan - Mohammad Hassan
  • AOA

    Snickers bars are not Halal in UK because they are made with Vanilla Extract but they are Halal in USA and Canada because they are made with Vanillin a artificial vanilla flavor. Walkers butter cookies are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    03-01-15 13:30:02
  • assalamallkkum , is go gurt simple from yoplait halal? - A Lubna
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    03-01-15 12:45:32
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu br is tide halal in hyderabad.Jazakallah hu khayr.May Allah(Subhan hu Wa Taala) Guide us to the straight path.Ameen Ya Allah(Subhan hu wa taala) - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    03-01-15 11:28:17
  • Asalam U Alaikum, I have one more question , if there vanilla extract in the product and there is a kosher symbol, is that still haram? because there is a product it says this: foodman's ORIGINAL Matzolah Matzo granola breakfast & nosh whole wheat maple nut: ---------------------- It has kosher sign. its ingredients are: WHOLE WHEAT MATZO (WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR, WATER), ALMONDS, RAISINS, MAPLE SYRUP, EVAPORATED CANE JUICE, EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL, DRIED COCONUT, WALNUTS, PECANS, VANILLA EXTRACT. ----------- http://foodmannosh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/SellSheet_FourPages_10.31.14_LowRes.pdf ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Second Product: gullon Digestive (I think this is the title) whole wheat graham cookies Its ingredients are: whole wheat flour, vegetable fat (palm), sugar, glucose and fructose syrup, raising agents (sodium and ammonium bicarbonates), salt. May contain traces of milk and soya. - Muhammad Usman
  • AOA

    It is still Haram.


    Category: General Question
    02-28-15 16:41:48
  • Asalam U Alaikum, Is this halal? http://www.walmart.com/ip/Hershey-s-Nuggets-Special-W-Almonds-Dark-Chocolate-12-oz/10449886 ----------------- On your website it says that it is halal: http://www.walmart.com/ip/Hershey-s-Nuggets-Special-Dark-Chocolate-with-Almonds-11-oz/22101543 Halal one is "with Toffee & Almonds", but which I want to know is "with Almonds" Jazak Allah Khayr. Thank You very very very much. - Muhammad Usman
  •   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: General Question
    02-28-15 16:24:06
  • is cracker business is haram or halal for muslim people - shabbar neyaz
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    02-28-15 13:05:48
  • #4002162851   Thank you for contacting Consumer Care cell of Hindustan Unilever Limited. Lifebuoy Handwash does not contain any alcohol in the formulation. Lifebuoy sanitizer has industrial alcohol in it to give the drying effect. Both the products are suitable for vegetarians. Thank you for taking the time to contact us! Warm Regards, Lever Care Team, Toll free number: 18001022221 PO Box No 1470, Mumbai 400099 Email: lever.care@unilever.com   Br I received this email from Hindustan Unilever regarding Life buoy Hand wash and Sanitizer if Life buoy hand wash is halaal as I know that life boy hand Sanitizer is not halaal halaal pls add life buoy handwash in indian food product list. Jazakallah hu khayr. May Allah(Subhan hu wa taala) guide us to the straight path.Ameen YA Allah(Subhan hu wa taala) - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    This is not Halal because industrial is same as alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    02-28-15 10:56:26
  •   Thank you for contacting Consumer Care cell of Hindustan Unilever Limited.   We would like to assure you that our product pepsodent is a 100% Vegetarian product. It is represented by 100% vegetarian logo on the pack. Also it does not contain alchohol.   Thank you for taking the time to contact us! Warm Regards,   Lever Care Team, Toll free number: 18001022221 PO Box No 1470, Mumbai 400099 Email: lever.care@unilever.com     Br I received this email from Hindustan Unilever regarding Pepsodent Tooth paste if it is halaal pls add it in indian food product list. Jazakallah hu khayr. May Allah(Subhan hu wa taala) guide us to the straight path.Ameen YA Allah(Subhan hu wa taala) - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal and added to Indian foods. Thanks


    Category: General Question
    02-28-15 10:49:23
  • Thank you for contacting Consumer Care cell of Hindustan Unilever Limited. We would like to assure you that our product Closeup is a 100% Vegetarian product. It is represented by 100% vegetarian logo on the pack and it is alcohol free. Thank you for taking the time to contact us! Warm Regards, Lever Care Team, Toll free number: 18016022221 PO Box No 1470, Mumbai 400099 Email: lever.care@unilever.com Br If Close up is halaal pls add it in indian food product list. Jazakallah hu khayr. May Allah(Subhan hu wa taala) guide us to the straight path.Ameen YA Allah(Subhan hu wa taala) - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal and added to Indian Food Products.


    Category: General Question
    02-28-15 10:36:47
  • SALAM.....I have ASDA choclate for melting and topping ...plz tell me is it halal or not and waht is its flavouring contain.???? - maleeha
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    02-27-15 10:54:55