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Recent Questions:

  • i want to know is unilever ice creams in UAE is certified or not for muslims - azwan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-30-14 12:39:21
  • Assalamu alaikum brother, please solve my question, after marridge ORAL SEX with my wife is halal or haram? kya ORAL SEX jayaz hai ya najayaz? Please help me this question? jazak Allahu khairan kaseer. - Ashraf
  • AOA

    Ask this question to a Islamic Scholar because I am not a Islamic scholar.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 22:44:43
  • Please tell me the halal aqua shampoos name. If there is any i would like to know. - Tulay
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 19:44:18
  • Is rimmel cosmetic halal or haram - Nadeem
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 13:00:42
  • how does kosher symbols look like? - arif
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    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 11:56:01
  • I hAve baby boy. :using gold in 40 th day of birth. What is the hukum( haram or halal)? Plz explain? - ishaque p
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 11:44:22
  • Dear mister/madam, we would like to know if butyric alcohol and amylic alcohol (flavours substances) are halal. Thank you very much! - Marlis Vera Hoff
  • AOA

    Butyric alcohol is used in many alcoholic beverages and it is very toxic. It is differrent in chemical structure from ethano. Butyric alcohol is not as ethanol non intoxicant but toxic. It is Halal and same thing with amylic alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 09:38:15
  • Have you heard of the j&j fish franchise in chicago,if so,do they serve halal,I can only think of one thing that would concern me is though and that is if the flour they use to fry their chicken is gluten free and if those pizza puffs they sell have pork remains inside them. - Bobby
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 01:35:13
  • is 5 gum halal at Woolworths or anywhere else - zachariah
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-14 01:05:09
  • Is little Caesars cheese pizza halal? - Aisha
  • AOA

    The cheese is mushbooh.


    Category: General Question
    08-28-14 20:26:05
  • asalam-o-alaikoom, i wanted to know if seaweed is halal. - sofia
  • AOA

    Only 100% seaweed is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-27-14 21:38:25
  • May Allah recover you soon... My dua is with you - Anonymous user
  • Assalam O Alaikum

    Thank very much for your dua Ameen because I need it will take another month to recover.


    Category: General Question
    08-27-14 13:12:11
  • What is the symbol of kosher? - Anonymous user
  • AOA


    Category: General Question
    08-27-14 04:34:18
  • What is the brand of soap and shampoo without alcohol and perfume - Zakout
  • 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
    08-27-14 03:45:54
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir I wrote an email to a company Dabur asking them about their product Dabur Amla Hair Oil and the email is as follows Sir,I bought dabur Amla Hair oil and i wanted to know that whether your product contains any ALCOHOL?? if so which Alcohol?? And does the FRAGRANCE used in your hair oil contain any ALCOHOL??? Pls if your product contain any alcohol mention their names. AND THEIR REPLY IS AS FOLLOWS Dear Mr. Farooqui, We appreciate your interest in Dabur India Ltd and your continued support for our products. Let me also take this opportunity to assure you that all our products go through stringent quality checks to ensure that consumers always get best-in-class products. “We do not use any alcohol” Hope this addresses your concern. Warm regards Consumer Cell Dabur India Ltd.              Sir now I want to know that whether my question toDabur India Ltd was appropriate asking them for Alcohol.And can we use their products??And if the product is halaal pls publish this email in your non food section or news section as this company is one of the leading company in India. - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui.
  • AOA

    You can use it.


    Category: General Question
    08-27-14 00:24:15
  • Is the Betty Crocker artificially flavored German chocolate cake mix halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    08-26-14 20:18:10
  • AOA, could you please tell us that if all the kosher signs are reliable for Muslims too and specially the "COR" one. Also would like to know if Pizza Pizza in canada is halal or not, and Burger King's milk shakes are halal or haram. Will be grateful, thank you in advance. - Mrs. Ahmed
  • AOA

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED NON MEAT 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). 

    COR is a orthodox kosher organization in Canada but they Halal only if they meet above Halal crietria. I have no information about Pizza Pizza, Burger King shakes but I advise you to avoid both.


    Category: General Question
    08-26-14 18:30:22
  • Asalamu alaikum varahmatullah. when will the section for indians start? you told after ramzan. we are waiting for that. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I am recovering from two right foot surgeries since June so whenever I have time I will fill the section with data.


    Category: General Question
    08-26-14 17:14:46
  • According to this statement can we say that einstein bagels are halal since they do not use L Cystein which made of animal source anymore? Einstein Bros Back to Top Statement made by: Tekia Welch, Guest Services, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. Date: March 1, 2013 "I am now pleased to say that we have finalized a transition over to a synthetic form of L Cysteine in our bagel recipes. At this time all bagels we produce for Einstein Bros. and Noah’s are made with a synthetic form of L Cysteine that does not contain duck feathers, however, the Kettleman-style boiled bagels in our Portland locations continue to use a form of L Cysteine derived from duck feathers as we are using the original Kettleman’s recipe and have not altered the formulation." - Rashad Ismayilov
  • AOA

    It is possible they may have bagel mix in use made with duck feather L-Cyteine. The requirements for Halal bagels are that all the ingredients are kosher certified, no alcohol in flavor, no human hair or duck feather L-cystine and should made with all Halal ingredients. I have no information about ingredients and kosher certification of their bagel. So I can not say they are Halal or not.


    Category: General Question
    08-26-14 08:25:53
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu sir u mentioned in one of your answers that weikfield custard powder is halaal .is it halaal?? - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    If it is made with artificial vanilla flavor or vanillin then it is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-25-14 21:47:56
  • Asalam u alikum, Can you tell me if these are halal or not, They are two different products, because they have little different ingredients in them https://www.gardengrocer.com/products/index/1/5283-nabisco-wheat-thins-crackers-sundried-tomato-basil-15oz-box http://www.walmart.com/ip/Nabisco-Wheat-Thins-Sundried-Tomato-Basil-Snacks-9-oz/20897693 Jazak Allah Khayr. Thank you 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
    08-25-14 16:18:24
  • part of ingredient on a packet of pizza is cheese. i am not sure whether the cheese is halal although it says suitible for vegetarians on the packet - fahad
  • AOA

    If it does not contain these ingredients the you can consume:

    (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol, (19) Natural Vanilla or Natural Vanilla Flavor(because Alcohol is used in its extraction). 


    Category: General Question
    08-25-14 13:35:01
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu siri wrote to weikfield about their custard powder asking them whether they use any alcohol in there vanilla custard powder which contains nature-artificial identical flavour and i wrote that the product may contain alcohol in liquid form but when it is powdered the alcohol gets evaporated so they replied that thank u u studied our product we inform u that our product weikfield vanilla custard powder dosen't contain ANY ALCOHOL. Sir my question to u is that whether my question was appropriate to meet halaal conditions and is this product halaal??? If not pls mention some halaal custard powder companies. - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    I do not understand what they are saying. They are saying alcohol was there then evaporated then they said their custard does not contain alcohol.

    Please write to them and ask" Is natute-artificial identical flavor is Vanillin or natural vanilla flavor. If they say vanillin then custard powder is Halal and if they say natural vanilla flavor then the custard powder is not Halal.

    terminology regarding natural flavor and identicalnatural flavor used in Europe and Australia

    Food companies in USA and Canada donot use the word "Natural Identical Flavor" instead Natural flavor is used. But in Europe and Australia following termeinology is used for flavors:

    Type

    Description

    Natural flavoring substances

    Flavoring substances obtained from plant or animal raw materials, by physical, microbiological or enzymatic processes. They can be either used in their natural state or processed for human consumption, but cannot contain any nature-identical or artificial flavoring substances.

    Nature-identicalflavoring substances

    Flavoring substances that are obtained by synthesis or isolated through chemical processes, which are chemically and organoleptically identical to flavoring substances naturally present in products intended for human consumption. They cannot contain any artificial flavoring substances.

    Artificial flavoring substances

    Flavoring substances not identified in a natural product intended for human consumption, whether or not the product is processed. These are typically produced by fractional distillation and additional chemical manipulation of naturally sourced chemicals, crude oil or coal tar. Although they are chemically different, in sensory characteristics are the same as natural ones. (From Australian Food Standards Guidelines andThe Flavourings in Food Regulations, Amended 1994 of UK)

    02/10/14

    Category: General Question
    08-25-14 10:53:14
  • I am having a hard time finding Halal gum. What brand is halal and may I have the name? - Khadija Akhtar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-23-14 10:43:16
  • Is the chesse pizza at Mr Gattis Halal. - Khadija Akhtar
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-23-14 10:36:00
  • As-salamu alaikum. I recently came across an article stating that sugar contains pig blood. Is there any validity to that? - Aishah
  • AOA

    It is not true.


    Category: General Question
    08-23-14 09:28:12
  • We are in India and it is very difficult to know which food is halal. Do you have any website regarding halal foods in India? - Asheek
  • AOA

    I do not know any website but we have few products on website under Indian food whcih I slowly adding more products.


    Category: General Question
    08-23-14 09:04:55
  • Assalamu alaikum, Is it right that many juices are cleared with gelatin to filter the turbid materials? Thank you! - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    So far it is done in apple juice in USA.


    Category: General Question
    08-23-14 06:09:56
  • Assalamu alaikum, Are Vanillin sugar and Vanilla beans halal? JazakAllahu khair! - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If sugar is added to vanillin then it is Halal. 100% un processe vanilla beans from their plant are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-22-14 10:14:20
  • What is pork? - Ahmad
  • AOA

    Pork is the meat of pig. It is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    08-21-14 22:30:39
  • I have kids in school and would like to know if there is anywhere I can find halal ( zabiha) turkey breast. Any kind of lunch meat basically to make lunchable type lunches. Jazakoum'Allah khayr! - Fatima Diallo
  • AOA

    Please contact www.midamarhalal.com/Product/Turkey/Halal-Turkey ask wheather turkey is hand slaughtered or machine.


    Category: General Question
    08-21-14 13:42:49
  • Are all cold drinks(eg pepsi,coca cola...) halal or haram? - Md rabiul islam
  • AOA

    Only pepsi is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-20-14 19:34:59
  • As salamualikum....pls tell me dat lipsticks from brands lyk mac, borjois, inglot, l'oreal, dior,YSL r halal or not.....secondly lipstick containing benzyl alcohol is halal or not?? - hijab fatima
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-20-14 19:09:51
  • Cocoa butter hand and lotion halal? It contains propylene glycol,stearyl alcohol, yellow 5 & 6, red 40 .... Are these ingredients halal? - Mehtab
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    08-20-14 18:25:32
  • Is CVS pharmacy prenatal gummy vitamins are halal? Because they didn't mentioned the source of gelatin used in it. - farheen ahmed
  • AOA

    It is not Halal. Muslims are not advised to consume any products with gelatin.

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

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

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

    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

    These are only 6 prenatal viatmins are Halal in USA:

    Search results for the term: prenatal

    Total results generated: 6
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Prenatal Caps, Prenatal Tabs, Omega-3 Premium 180’s with Fish Gelatin Softgel Prenatal Vitamins Nutri Supreme Available at Nutri Supreme by calling 1-888-686-8874. 02-17-14
    halal Zahlers Kosher Total One Prenatal 120 Capsules Prenatal Vitamins Zahlers Available at www.koshervitamins.com 10-26-13
    halal Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Prenatal Caps One Per Day 120 MaxiCaps Prenatal Vitamins Maxi Health Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Nutri-Supreme Research Kosher Prenatal Caps Once Daily 90 Vegetarian Capsules Prenatal Vitamins Nutri-Supreme Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Zahlers Kosher Total One Prenatal 60 Capsules Prenatal Zahlers Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Landau Kosher Prenatal 250 TAB Prenatal Vitamins Landau Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13

    Category: General Question
    08-20-14 13:08:55
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu sir as you have mentioned that all parle biscuits are halaal in india can i know are they are halaal now also as of date 20-08-2014 and are all biscuits of parle halaal?? including all chocolate,vanilla,butter and cream biscuits?? Isparle an indian origin company?? - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    Please look at date of mentioned on our website. You have to understand food companies do not change ingredients every month because they print the package in large quantity with right ingredients list.

    Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Parle Monaco Biscuits Biscuit Parle Date July 28, 2014 Cs@parle.biz (cs@parle.biz) To: halalfoods@hotmail.com Dear Mr. Rasheed, We are not using Ethyl Alcohol/Ethanol as a solvent in any of our flavour including artificial butter flavour. Thank you… 07-29-14

    Category: General Question
    08-20-14 09:46:26
  • Aoa Are pringles( hot and spicy)halal? It is clearly mentioned for vegeteriant. - haseeba
  • 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
    08-20-14 06:17:15
  • I want to ask whether escargot is halal or not for Muslim? Thank you. - Nur Shakirin Lakman
  • AOA

    It is a cooked dish of snails and it is not Halal for Hanafi Muslims.


    Category: General Question
    08-20-14 02:30:23
  • AOA Is tortilla bread from Walmart halal?? Can we use it as a substitute for pita bread?? - Afzal
  • AOA

    There are Halal tortilla listed on our website please search them.


    Category: General Question
    08-19-14 18:38:02
  • Is go girl energy drink halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-19-14 17:12:58
  • Is the nadec and almarai cheese halal available in sharjah ? - haseeba
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-19-14 08:27:17
  • Neutrogena oil free acne wash is halal or not? - Mehtab
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-19-14 02:36:01
  • is dempsters bread halal? - asma
  • AOA

    Dempster white and wheat bread is Halal in Toronto.


    Category: General Question
    08-18-14 20:22:56
  • Can you tell me which bread and bun is halal in Canada? - Asma
  • AOA

    Please check at our www.canadianhalal.com website.


    Category: General Question
    08-18-14 20:14:17
  • Asalam Alaikum. is Propranolol beta blocker medicine halal or not.. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-17-14 23:04:05
  • Salam, Is dehydrated fruit halal? I have often seen in Bangkok that dehydrated fruits are commonly available. Some are with halal labels while others without it. Without labels is perhaps cheaper. Do you think the dehydrated fruit without label could be haram as the are even without company name? Regards - Barkaat Ali
  • AOA

    If fruit derived naturally or under sun are Halal if other ingredients are added.


    Category: General Question
    08-16-14 10:13:34
  • DOES GELATINIZED WHEAT STARCH CONTAINS GELATIN? - SAJID REHMAN
  • AOA

    No, it is a Halal ingredient. The starch of wheat is cooked in water to make it break and gelatinized which easily soluble in water. The raw wheat starch is not soluble in water.


    Category: General Question
    08-16-14 09:24:43
  • is Russell stover fine assorted chocolate halal? - mahenoor
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    08-15-14 20:45:02
  • what makes foods or drinks haram and where is your proof? doesnt the alcohol evaporate during the process? Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him) said: Everything that is called water is pure and a means of purification, whether some impurity has fallen into it or not, if it is known that it has dissolved into it and disappeared. As for that in which traces of impurity are apparent, it is haraam to use it, because it comes under the heading of using something haraam. End quote. Majmoo‘ al-Fataawa, 19/236, 237 He also said: Allah has forbidden impure things (khabaa’ith), namely blood, dead meat, pork and so on. If any of these things fall into water etc and disappear, so there is no blood, dead meat or pork left at all, similar to the case where alcohol disappears in a liquid, then the one who drinks it is not drinking khamr. End quote. Majmoo‘ al-Fataawa, 21/501, 502 - elmedin
  • AOA

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu�minin 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 Mu�minin 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 )

    Effects of consuming�haram food:

    Abu Huraira RA�reported Allah�s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: O people, Allah is Good and He therefore, accepts only that which is good. And Allah commanded the believers as He commanded the Messengers by saying:" O Messengers, eat of the good things, and do good deeds; verily I am aware of what you do" (xxiii. 51). And He said: ' O those who believe, eat of the good things that We gave you" (ii. 172) He then made a mention of a person who travels widely, his hair disheveled and covered with dust. He lifts his hand towards the sky (and thus makes the supplication):" O Lord,0 Lord," whereas his diet is unlawful, his drink is unlawful, and his clothes are unlawful and his nourishment is unlawful. How can then his supplication be accepted( Sahih Muslim, Book 5: The Book of Zakat (Kitab Al-Zakat) 2214)

    Leave Doubtfull:

    Narrated An-Nu'man bin Bashir RA:

    I heard Allah�s Apostle() saying, �Both legal and illegal things are evident but in between them there are doubtful (suspicious) things and most of the people have no knowledge about them. So whoever saves himself from these suspicious things saves his religion and his honor. And whoever indulges in these suspicious things is like a shepherd who grazes (his animals) near the Hima (private pasture) of someone else and at any moment he is liable to get in it. (O people!) Beware! Every king has a Hima and the Hima of Allah on the earth is His illegal (forbidden) things. Beware! There is a piece of flesh in the body if it becomes good (reformed) the whole body becomes good but if it gets spoilt the whole body gets spoilt and that is the heart. (Bukhari, Book 2: Belief49)

    Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas RA:

    The people of pre-Islamic times used to eat some things and leave others alone, considering them unclean. Then Allah sent His Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) and sent down His Book, marking some things lawful and others unlawful; so what He made lawful is lawful, what he made unlawful is unlawful, and what he said nothing about is allowable. And he recited: "Say: I find not in the message received by me by inspiration any (meat) forbidden to be eaten by one who wishes to eat it...." up to the end of the verse.(Sunan Abu-Dawud,: foodsKitab Al-At�imah).

    A study done by USDA and published about use of cooking wine (containing alcohol) in tuna caserole cooked for one hour in a oven T 400 F heat. They found out 40% of cooking wine with alcohol remained in the tuna caserole.

    Ethyl Alcohol remained as is in water because Alcohol and water do not mix. Here is a publication by:

    November 26, 2003
     
    Alcohol and Water Don't Mix

    "Devotees of Scotch and water should be advised they may never attain the perfect blend. Scientists have used the Advanced Light Source (ALS) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to study the electronic states of methanol, the simplest of the alcohols, both in and out of solution with water; they have shown that, at the molecular level, alcohol and water don't completely mix"

     


    Category: General Question
    08-15-14 02:43:20
  • asalam o alaikum, just please tel are the products of ulker halley halal ? and are he dandormah iced pops of alwefag industry halal ? they both are from the industry of jeddah .do they supply halal products in sharjah - haseeba
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-15-14 02:34:41
  • Is good start formula milk for infants is halal? If not then which one is good? - Noe
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    08-15-14 02:13:26
  • I was that other than Pepsi, everything was listed as Not Halal. Then I found this article. http://www.hdcglobal.com/publisher/pid/b368dc7b-039b-4335-9df3-8c015cbb33af/container//contentId/b9b52e9d-421b-4d46-9896-0c98165d179f A response would be appreciated. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    MCG Halal status is based on no alcohol in a food even a drop so we do not agree the fatwa mentioned in the article. In USA Fiqa Council is consider as liberal oragination they go against the hadith about moonsighting. They use calculation for Ramadan. So their view on alcohol in soft drinks is not accepted by many Islamic Scholars in USA. Ask all of them about this Hadith:

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu�minin 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 Mu�minin 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
    08-13-14 03:31:31
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir can I know can ayurvedic medicines or toothpaste contain alcohol?? - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui.
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-13-14 00:24:37
  • is ajinomoto salt halal or haraam? - versatile
  • AOA

    It is Halal in USA and Canada.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-14 23:27:06
  • What is self generated alcohol in ayurvedic medicines? is it haram or halal ?yesterday i bought a medicine dabur ashokarishtha but it contains 5-10 percent self generated alchohal because it contains drakshasava.please tell me what to do? - versatile
  • AOA

    It is Haram.

    Alcohol cannot be consumed as a medicine or for the remedy of cold climate:

     

    Narrated Tariq ibn Suwayd RA or Suwayd ibn Tariq RA:

    Wa�il RA said: Tariq ibn Suwayd RA or Suwayd ibn Tariq RA asked the Prophet (peace be upon him) about wine, but he ()forbade it. He again asked him(PUBH), but he() forbade him. He RA said to him(): Prophet of Allah(), it is a medicine. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: No it is a disease.( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 28: Medicine (Kitab Al-Tibb)

    Narrated Daylam al-Himyari RA:

    I asked the Prophet (peace be upon him) and said: Apostle of Allah()! we live in a cold land in which we do heavy work and we make a liquor from wheat to get strength from if for our work and to stand the cold of our country. He()asked: Is it intoxicating I replied: Yes. He() said: You must avoid it. I said: The people will not abandon it. He() said: If they do not abandon it, fight with them.� ( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 26: Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)


    Category: General Question
    08-12-14 23:14:39
  • Aslamo alaikum. As always i would like to thank you so very much for providing us with such a hug information. I really cant thank you enough may Allah bless you. ( my 8 year old visits your site and try to see if he is eating halal!) Please can you do some work on 7-eleven as they are opening so many new location, its everywhere now. Especially the donuts! Thank you so much. - um-e-zakwan
  • AOA

    Thanks for your nice word and dua. Inshallah I will try.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-14 20:34:02
  • Please advise if Johnson and Johnson face wash halal suitable. Regards , - Zaytoen
  • AOA

    I have no information about it in South Africa.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-14 07:11:04
  • Can you please confirm about KFC chicken.? Whether it is Halal or not. - Arafath
  • AOA

    It is a non Zabiha chcken, they are not Halal according our Ulema.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-14 04:12:34
  • could you tell me about all halal and kosher symbols? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Our Halal symbol is MCG H on our home page we do not publish other Halal symbol because they might not match our criteria for Halal food. Here are the orthodox kosher symbols


    Category: General Question
    08-11-14 14:40:22
  • Asalamualaikum, Cups is a frozen yogurt restaurant where you can self-serve ice-cream. We had gone there and checked the ingredients binder that they had, and we found it completely fine. However, my friend had told me that she later found out that Cups isn't halal from this link. When I checked, I hadn't found any information on it. So, I was wondering where I could find out about Cups, or if you could tell me. Jazakullah. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not a national chain and I have no information on it.


    Category: General Question
    08-11-14 13:41:53
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu sir there is a tablet known as rofenac d and it has 46.5 mg of Diclofenac free acid equivalent to 50 mg Diclofenac sodium. Is this tablet halaal??? - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqi
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    08-11-14 10:00:09
  • Assalamu alaikum, I would like to find out what is grape must and whether it is halal? It is commonly used in vinigerettes. InshaAllah I hope to hear from you Regards, Dee , - Dee
  • AOA

    Grape Must is the freshly freshed juice containing grape seeds, skin, stem and it is also called young wine. There is a possiblity the grpae must may get start fermented with microflora from atmosphere because it is not pasteurized like grape juice to stop fermentation. So I will not advise to use a ny product containing grape must because we do not know whether it is fermented or not.


    Category: General Question
    08-11-14 02:06:59
  • According to a 2010 WAS post on your website , sundae shoppe fudge bars are halal .I was wondering are they still halal now. And are any other sundae shoppe ice cream are halal now? Aldi is the closest store to my house so I wanted to know which ice cream are halal there now I'm - Anonymous user
  • AOA

     I do not have recent information on it but will be available in new book at end of this year.


    Category: General Question
    08-10-14 13:10:35
  • Where can I find a current list of products certified by MCG? - arif
  • AOA

    Under MCG Halal Certification section on top of home page.


    Category: General Question
    08-09-14 21:46:45
  • Is basa fish halal. If not then why because all types of fish are halal?????????? - Tariq Malik
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-09-14 08:56:59
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir I bought sweets from a non muslim shop and they are made with milk and kaju according to my knowledge as they are known as kaju katli are they halaal to eat - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui.
  • AOA

    They are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-07-14 08:30:40
  • Assalamualikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatahu sir i live in hyderabad and i bought sweets from Agra sweet shop which is very famous sir can we buy sweets from non muslim shop and the sweets are shop made and are made with kaju and milk - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    They are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-07-14 01:29:00
  • Aoa i want to know is k nor chicken cubes are halal or not in Pakistan because i read it these are not halal in US ? waiting for your kind response. - rubyna arif
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-04-14 09:37:34
  • salam, i want to know halal status for peripera and etude house korean cosmetics products and also the ingredients they used is is contain pork fat or something related to it.. reply me..thanks =) - NUR AFIQAH BTE ITHNIN
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-04-14 02:03:53
  • Is doritos chips & gatorade drink & McDonald's fish flat bugger is halal ? - arfat mirza
  • 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
    08-02-14 18:38:11
  • Is domino's vegetable pizza halal - arfat mirza
  • AOA

    Domino cheese is mashbooh.


    Category: General Question
    08-02-14 17:10:52
  • Assalamu Alaikum, Can you please help me interpret the email I sent to the Company of Angel Soft Tissue Paper? My question and their answer is below. Do Angel Soft 2-ply Tissue Paper contain animal or alcohol ingredients? This is the response I received: Dear Syed, Thank you for contacting the Georgia-Pacific Consumer Response Center. Georgia-Pacific places tremendous importance on the feedback we receive from our consumers. Alcohols are not intentionally added as an ingredient used to manufacture Angel Soft® bath tissue. Also, we not directly and/or intentionally use any animal products in the manufacture of our paper products. Our investigations and research with suppliers indicate that none of our products, components and contaminants, as known to us, contain any products of animal origin. Thanks for choosing Georgia-Pacific products. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Response Center gpcrc@gapac.com | 800-283-5547 CAS-113888-F8B2K2 - Syed Hasan
  • AOA

    You can use it.


    Category: General Question
    08-02-14 14:33:47
  • Assalamu Aliakum, Do you have similar website for the UK like you have in the US and Canada? In the UK and we have HMC is limited to slaughtering of animals. JazzakAllah - Amin
  • AOA

    When I visired London in 2005 I did research at Salisburry and Tesco and reported on our website then removed them because they are old. I wish I can do research again and established a website. I was thinking for long time but I do not have time to go to England. Inshallah some time I will go because UK third country after USA and Canada from where Muslims visit my website.


    Category: General Question
    08-01-14 12:44:53
  • is sucking and licking is halal in islam ? - Muhammad Imran
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-01-14 00:07:51
  • Are bakery products like pizza base and buns used at MacDonald and pizza halaal in America? - saba
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    07-31-14 21:19:46
  • mae na suna ha ka magnum haram hae but phir pakistan ma import kyn hoi plz tell its hala or haram - umer
  • AOA

    Jehan magnum Halal nahi hai in USA mujeh nahi maalum Pakistan me.


    Category: General Question
    07-30-14 21:58:07
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir can I know whether paan supari,paan masala,tobacco&cigeratte are halal - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui.
  • AOA

    Please ask this question to a Islamic scholar.


    Category: General Question
    07-30-14 02:04:44
  • Assalamualaikum, I have recently came to States for the first time and I would like to know that can I eat fish burgers in deli's or cafes? Or what should i ask when buying a fish burger? Also there are said to be halal chinese food. What do you think about them? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I can not say generally that fish burgers are Halal unless I know the entire ingredients of them. Most chineese foods are made with Haram soy sauce and it has to be investigated.


    Category: General Question
    07-29-14 18:18:01
  • what kind of halal company can i use for my company we are making candysticks and icecream cones - ANNA
  • AOA

    I have no information about it in South Africa.


    Category: General Question
    07-29-14 04:00:08
  • Is the chocolate 'Galaxy Jewel' Halal ? What are ingredients of this chocolate ? - Mohammad Zain Alabedin
  • AOA

    I have no information because it is not a US made product.


    Category: General Question
    07-29-14 01:54:35
  • Do the up2u gum are halal ,with mentos compagnie? - salim
  • AOA

    Alcoholic drink Champagne is Haram wine drink so those product with also Haram.


    Category: General Question
    07-28-14 11:04:33
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir can I know whether paan supari and tobacco is halal??? - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    I already answered the question.


    Category: General Question
    07-28-14 09:29:59
  • Is galaxy chocolate halal??? - mrs javed
  • AOA

    I have no information. This is a UK product.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-27-14 09:32:57
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir can I know whether PAAN is halal?? Is PAAN MASALA HALAL?? BETEL NUTS(commonly known as CHALIYA) halaal?? - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-27-14 07:40:06
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir can I know whether WIKFIELD CUSTARD POWDER IS HALAAL IT CONTAINS NATURE IDENTICAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURING SUBSTANCES. - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-26-14 11:01:22
  • AoA any halal single cheese please tell me the brand i didnnot fint in your product list thanks - saba
  • AOA

    Miller American cheese singles are Halal and avaialble in Shoprite in New Jersesy or any kosher food stores.


    Category: General Question
    07-26-14 09:16:34
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir can I know whether WIKFIELD CUSTARD POWDER IS HALAAL IT CONTAINS NATURAL IDENTICAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURING SUBSTANCES -VANILLA FLAVOUR COLORS INS 102 110 122 - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    Search results for the term: natural identical

    Total results generated: 1
    Alert Title Description Date
    Difference in terminology regarding natural flavor and identical natural flavor used in Europe and Australia

    Food companies in USA and Canada donot use the word "Natural Identical Flavor" instead Natural flavor is used. But in Europe and Australia following termeinology is used for flavors:

    Type

    Description

    Natural flavoring substances

    Flavoring substances obtained from plant or animal raw materials, by physical, microbiological or enzymatic processes. They can be either used in their natural state or processed for human consumption, but cannot contain any nature-identical or artificial flavoring substances.

    Nature-identical flavoring substances

    Flavoring substances that are obtained by synthesis or isolated through chemical processes, which are chemically and organoleptically identical to flavoring substances naturally present in products intended for human consumption. They cannot contain any artificial flavoring substances.

    Artificial flavoring substances

    Flavoring substances not identified in a natural product intended for human consumption, whether or not the product is processed. These are typically produced by fractional distillation and additional chemical manipulation of naturally sourced chemicals, crude oil or coal tar. Although they are chemically different, in sensory characteristics are the same as natural ones. (From Australian Food Standards Guidelines and The Flavourings in Food Regulations, Amended 1994 of UK)

    02/10/14

    Category: General Question
    07-24-14 11:30:26
  • Assalam'mou'alaikoum. Please kindly assist me with some information on one of the soft drink product widely available on the UK market. I am a keen drinker and seller of Kopparberg Alcohol Free Pear Cider. However, I have been led to believe that although it says Alcohol Free on the bottle, still it contains 0.5% of alcohol. I shall therefore be most grateful if you could please shed some light on this, for which I thank you. Jazaak'Allah Khair. I shall appreciate a quick response. - Adam Tally
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.

    Is alcohol free beer or wine Halal to consume, the answer is no

     

    IS ALCOHOL FREE BEER OR WINE HALAL TO CONSUME, THE ANSWER IS NO

    All alcohol free beer, wine, champion are not made from scratch but they are all made from real beer, wine and champion. In Islamic fiqah such as tabdeele Mahiya does not applied to alcohol free beer and wine because Tabdeele Mahiya has specific requirements to apply to Haram product to become Halal  such as converting alcohol a Haram ingredient to vinegar a Halal ingredient.

     In the case of alcohol free beer or wine no such thing happened, there is no chemical reaction, there is no name change which are few requirements of Tabdeele Mahiya. Production of alcohol free beer or wine is 100% based on physical action i.e. removing only alcohol from beer or wine without touching any other components of beer or wine. In USA, FDA requirements of alcohol free beer or wine must contains not more than 0.5% alcohol by volume or Dealcoholised: over 0.05% but less than 0.5% ABV(Alcohol By Volume). So all alcohol free beer from USA in Muslim countries contains a maximum of 0.5% Alcohol by ABV. This 0.5% is the result of alcoholic fermentation of sugars by yeast the principle used in making alcoholic beverages. This alcohol is the part of alcohol present in real beer and wine. Intoxicants were defined by our Prophet Sayyidina Mohammed Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallum when he said in the authentic hadith that was reported by Abu Da’wwod and Al Tirmithi: whatever a lot of it intoxicates a person, little of it is forbidden. In the above hadith there is no mention of amount or number of serving of getting intoxicated by consuming little amount of intoxicant in a product which contains little amount of intoxicant. So consuming number of cans of alcohol free beer is irreverent. The basic point is the large or little amount of intoxicant is Haram and alcohol is a intoxicant. 

     Alcohol content in Alcohol free beer or wine disqualify to consume based on the above hadith. There is no way any company in USA or anywhere can eliminate completely 100% alcohol from a beer or wine used by vacuum processing or using micro filter system to remove alcohol from beer or wine as they currently used in alcohol free beer or wine industry. What about rest of component of beer or wine. It remains as is, nothing happened to them. Alcohol free beer has the same volatile compounds as in original beer or wine. The purpose of alcohol free beer or wine is to maintain similar characteristic including taste, smell as in real beer or wine. All components of intoxicant are Haram because they are not present in original grape for grape wine or original cereals for beer made from cereals. All the components of beer or wine are the by-product of alcoholic fermentation of sugar content of grape or cereal by yeast.

    So it is in the opinion of MCG that alcohol free beer or wine is not Halal to consume by Muslim.

     

     

    02/21/11
    Facts about Non Alcoholic Wine

     

    FACTS ABOUT NON ALCOHOLIC WINE OR BEER
                                                     
    This information is provided for Muslims all over the world so that they understand how a non alcoholic wine or beer is made and available throughout the world including in Muslim countries. The following are the facts about alcohol free wine, beer, its manufacture methods and its possible impact on Islamic Sharia(I am not a Alim but I will provide information so that the Muftiyans can  make their own fatwas).
    1. Fact number one, Alcohol free wine or beer is made from real wine or beer. Wines from grape, date, honey, wheat is Khamr and Khamr is Haram according to several ahadith.
    2. Questions for Muftiyans, do they think that every component of wine also Haram including water in wine even wine made from grape.
    The composition of wine is:
    Water 80-85%, Alcohol 10-20%, Acids 0.4 - 1%, Sugar 0.1%(because all sugar in grape is used to produce alcohol), Mineral Salts 0.2 to 0.4%, Coloring substances 0.01 to 0.5%,
    Aromatic substances 0.01 to 0.1%, Sulphites 10 to 200 Part Millions
     3. Manufacturing processes used in manufacture of alcohol free wine or beer:
     
    a. Alcohol free wine beverages is produced by using  US patented process(4775538) where table wine is combined with demineralized water and poured into a centrifugal evaporator where alcohol is spin off to produce a alcohol free wine base. Then grape juice concentrate is added to alcohol free wine base to make alcohol free wine.

    b. Vacuum  Distillation where real wine or real beer is exposed to vacuum. Where due to change in atmospheric pressure with low heat or no heat the alcohol is distilled off.
    c. Reverse Osmosis, a procedure used to clean impurities from drinking water. Most American homes has this unit under their kitchen sinks. The reverse Osmosis has filters with very minutes pores Through these pores filters only alcohol and water with volatile acids in wine or in beer is filtered out of wine or beer without heat. Then those volatile acid and water is put back to a mixture of syrupy mixture of sugar, flavor  compounds on the other side of filter after distilling out the alcohol from alcohol and water acid mixture. This is also called dealcoholized wine or beer.
     
    d. Non alcoholic sparkling wine or beer is made with a secondary fermentation to produce a non alcoholic sparkling wine or beer with less than 0.5% alcohol. Then carbon dioxide  is forced to make a carbonated non alcoholic beer.

    4. Another fact is that all the experts in this industry said that it is very difficult and very expensive to eliminate all alcohol from wine or beer. This is the reason Non Alcoholic beverages still contain some original alcohol from wine or beer. This leads to a US Federal Law about Non Alcoholic wine or beer which states that Non Alcoholic wine or beer can contain up to 0.5% "original alcohol of wine or beer by volume."
    If you consider above breakdown of grape wine, the non alcoholic grape wine contains  5%  to 10% original amount of wine in the Non Alcoholic grape wine based on 10% to 20% alcohol content in grape wine and if the Non Alcoholic grape wine contains maximum 0.5% original alcohol of wine or beer by volume according to US federal law.

    So based on this calculation a Muslim who decides to consume Non Alcoholic grape wine  is consuming 5% to 10% of original grape wine in Non Alcoholic grape wine.
    5. Another fact is that many producers of Non Alcoholic wine and beer want to keep the same original flavors compounds in Non Alcoholic wine or beer because to match original flavor and taste of wine or beer. Sometimes they add 2-2.5% residual sugar content to match a completely dry alcoholic wine. Some companies advertized that their Non Alcoholic wine or beer contains same original abundant flavors of original wine and beer.
     
    It was reported in research that It takes about 10 nonalcoholic malt beverages to equal the alcohol in one American-style lager.

    MCG thinks every component of prohibited wine or Khamr is also Haram same as every part of pig is Haram. But some Muftiyans may have different opinion.
    The purpose of this scientific information is to provide facts about Non Alcoholic wine or beer to every Muslims so that they can make decision to consume or not to consume Non Alcoholic wine or beer. But Muslim
     
    Consumer Group consider Non Alcoholic wine or beer as Haram beverage and recommend Muslims not to consume them.
     
    This article is based on some available scientific literature and Allah knows better.


     

     


    Category: General Question
    07-24-14 05:13:30
  • i use the gnc or general nutrition corporation vitamins halaal - donna mahase
  • AOA

    They are not Halal except three:

    Search results for the term: gnc

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

    Category: General Question
    07-23-14 17:19:28
  • As salaam u alaikum, Can you please let me know halaal toothpaste manufacturers/suppliers here in New Delhi? Jaza K Allah. Wassalaam - Tabish
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-23-14 04:37:14
  • please let me know the the meaning and details of conditions regarding TALAQ E BAYEN - abdul
  • AOA

    Please ask this question to a Islamic scholar.


    Category: General Question
    07-22-14 17:40:11
  • what does K, U and D on a food product mean - Hina
  • AOA

    They are kosher symbols of many kosher certifying organizations.


    Category: General Question
    07-22-14 10:56:38
  • Asl wrwb., I have written to you directly regarding my interest in setting up this type of work that you are doing in India, where people can log on and check whether a particular product is halal or haraam ? Can you pls guide me how to go about it . - F Owais
  • AOA

    Alhumdulillah MCG has a sub section "Indian Food" under Food product section inshallah which be in operation after Ramadan. You may contribute like many Muslims consumers help in USA & Canand by providing e-mails from food companies whether alcohol was used or not in flavor. Beside you can also provide me the list of common manufactured foods used in India by Muslims. I am from Hyderabad but I do not go to India often.


    Category: General Question
    07-22-14 03:55:15
  • Is Vaseline body lotion contains any haram ingredient?? How should we know that ingredients in our cosmetics are Halal or Haram?? please let me know i am very confused what to use and what not to.. - Aashi
  • 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
    07-22-14 01:31:56
  • Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Sir I live in Hyderabad and around my house there are muslims shops we buy meat and everything thing from a muslim shop while buying chicken we are assure that the chicken is halaal as the person zubah it in front of us but while buying meat/beef from a muslim shop we cannot see the meat was slaughtered according to shariah so a doubt raises that whether this man slaughtered the meat according to shariah or not? Is this just a doubt or you can rely on your muslim shop butcher and buy that meat.Is it halal? - Mohammed Abdullah Farooqui
  • AOA

    Many Muslims in Hyderabad are not educated in Sharia rules but here neyat comes in picture that he is slaughtering in the name of Allah by saying Bismillah by tongue or in his heart. Many Muslims consider it Zabiha. Please contact a Mufti saheb in your area or call Jamia Nizamia.


    Category: General Question
    07-20-14 12:55:16
  • Is coca cola in germany is halal or not - Rohina
  • AOA

    It is not not if same formula was used as in USA.


    Category: General Question
    07-20-14 11:56:58
  • I heard that any smoking is haram but some says its not. - ahsan
  • AOA

    Please ask this question a Islamic Scholar.


    Category: General Question
    07-20-14 01:21:15
  • Walaikumassalam, thank u so much for replying so early and u will be surely waiting for ur rest of the detalis and I aslo apologise if I had said something rude in my question !!!!! May allah bless u !!!! And give u strength and health to continue this - hafez Mohammed waheed uddin Farooqui
  • AOA

    AMMEN


    Category: General Question
    07-19-14 14:42:06
  • Is the happy cow branded cheese of Austria is halal - nazim ali
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    07-18-14 16:54:39
  • instead of telling me what is haram please write all those things which are completely halaal such as things to eat ,things to use externally , things to use as medicines and every single thing and wgile providing this informarion please be alert that that u give information only about the products used in india not any other country !!! Please kindly do this as early as possible !!! - hafez Mohammed waheed uddin Farooqui
  • Assalam O Alaikum Hafez Saheb,

    This is the simple way to explain what is Halal and what is not Halal. India food is coming soon after Ramadan on our website.

     


    Category: General Question
    07-18-14 14:08:20