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Recent Questions:

  • Minyard food stores makes bread. Is it halal or not .? Please confirm me. Thanking you - Moniruz Zaman
  • AOA

    I am not familiar with Minyard food stores so I can not say whether their bread Halal or not.


    Category: General Question
    09-05-12 20:03:06
  • i wish to know if heb bread is halal - hasan achmad arif
  • AOA

    You have to contact HEB 800 number whether they use vegetable fat based dough conditioners if they say yes then if the bread do not contain L-Cystein, whey and flavor then it is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    09-05-12 07:30:25
  • duncan hines milk chocolate mix browny mix halal? - saadia nadeem
  • AOA

    Duncan Hines Milk Chocolate browny mix is Halal only if no alcohol is used in flavor..


    Category: General Question
    09-04-12 14:44:26
  • Can you give me a list of halal and haram products found in yogurt land, please? - Abdullah Dada
  •  AOA

    I am not familiar with Yorgut Lnad brand.


    Category: General Question
    09-02-12 14:43:34
  • Some of Tim hortons products contain ethyl alcohol as a flavour,is it halal and they said its evaporated after cooking in some donut . - Haitham hujaij
  •  AOA

    But it is still not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    09-02-12 08:53:35
  • Asalamolakum, What type of hair is used in making the loreal makeup brushes. - fawzia khan
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: General Question
    09-02-12 06:21:52
  • is stearyl alcohol halal...? please answer in no or yes - shaik md yaseen
  • AOA

    This is not simple answer Halal or not when I do not know the source of it. The only thing I will tell you that it is not ethyl alcohol but it is a fat wax. It is Halal only when it is obtained from vegetable fat and Haram if it obtained from pork fat. The manufacturer is the only one who has the information which fat they used so please contact the manufacturer.


    Category: General Question
    09-01-12 22:49:17
  • redbull energy drink - yousuf khan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because it is made with alcohol containing flavor.


    Category: General Question
    09-01-12 22:47:51
  • is insanity work out vitamin and milkshake halal? - nafisa
  • AOA

    The only vitamins which are Halalonly if they have kosher symbol on the package. Milk shakes are Halal only if they have kosher symbol on package and no alcohol in flavor.


    Category: General Question
    08-31-12 22:55:44
  • is aveeno brand halal? - syeda
  • AOA

    Some made with animal source and some do not. Call Aveeno for non animal base products.


    Category: General Question
    08-31-12 09:28:00
  • lambertz is it halal biscuits? - sahera
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-30-12 20:05:42
  • hi i gotaQuestion good start baby formula is halal please give Answer - akbar rawat
  • AOA

    Good Start Infant formula is not Halal. Following 23 infant formulas are Halal:

     

    Seach results for the term: infant formulas(July 2012)

    Total results generated: 23

    Halal Status

    Product Name

    Category

    Product Brand

    Comments

    Date

    Soy Milk Infant Formula

    Infant Formula

    Enfagrow

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Prosobe Infant Formula For Sensitive Tummy

    Infant Formula

    Enfamil

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    A. R. Infant Formula For Spit UP

    Infant Formula

    Enfamil

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Older Toddler 3 Milk Infant Formula

    Infant Formula

    Enfagrow

    No Nucleotide, Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor.

    07-09-12

    Premium Toddler 2 Milk Infant Formula

    Infant Formula

    Enfamil

    Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor. No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Gentlease Toddler Infant Formula

    Infant Formula

    Enfagrow

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Gentlease Infant Formula For Fussines & Gas

    Infant Formula

    Enfamil

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Go & Grow Soy Based Infant Formula

    Infant Formula

    Similac

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Soy Isomil Infant Formula

    Infant Formula

    Similc

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Gentle with Iron Infant Formula

    Infant Formula

    Walgreen

    No Nucleotide

    07-09-12

    Lipids DHA & ARA Milk Based Infant Formula 9-24 Months

    Infant Formula

    Baby Basic

    No Nucleotide. Available at ACME, Albertsons, Cub, Farm Fresh, HornBacher, Jewel-Osco, Lucky (Only in Southern California), Save A Lot, Shaws/Star Market, Shop N Save and Shoppers supermarkets.

    07-09-12

    Lipid DHA &ARA Soy Based Infant Formula 0-12 Months

    Infant Formula

    Baby Basic

    No Nucleotide. Available at ACME, Albertsons, Cub, Farm Fresh, HornBacher, Jewel-Osco, Lucky (Only in Southern California), Save A Lot, Shaws/Star Market, Shop N Save and Shoppers supermarkets.

    07-09-12

    Gentle Infant Formula with Iron For 0-12 Months

    Infant Formula

    Baby Basic

    No Nucleotide. Available at ACME, Albertsons, Cub, Farm Fresh, HornBacher, Jewel-Osco, Lucky (Only in Southern California), Save A Lot, Shaws/Star Market, Shop N Save and Shoppers supermarkets.

    Category: General Question
    08-30-12 10:01:38
  • Is pizza hut cheesy bite pizza and stuffed crust pizza halal? - Kishwar
  • AOA

    Stuffed Pizza crust is not Halal but I do not know about Cheesy bite pizaa.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-12 22:00:12
  • Assalamu Alaikum Please let us knwo about the Zabiha/Halal status of the store Islamic Meat and Poultry in Stockton CA and secondly is it ok to eat in a non muslim restaurant if they buy meat from Zabiha source. - Ruqi
  • AOA

    I have no information about Zabiha store in Stockton, CA but you can ask whether he supplied hand slaughtered chicken and where he get it, also beef and lamb. Although attende an Islamic event in Stockton, Ca long time ago but have no resources to answer your question. Please do not trust non Muslims for Halal/zabiha meat in their restaurants.


    Category: General Question
    08-29-12 14:44:10
  • Is cobs bread halal. i can give you the website:www.cobsbread.com - saadia
  • AOA

    There is no ingredients statement except " Some products do not contain any animal products including COBS Bread Traditional range and the majority of fruit breads.

    COBS Bread suppliers indicate that all emulsifiers used in products are vegetable based excluding the rennet in cheese, which may be derived from animals or vegetables"

     

    I can not even say above is Halal because I need full ingredients list. My advise is to stay away from them.


    Category: General Question
    08-28-12 18:52:06
  • is modified startch gelatin is halal? - saquib
  • AOA

    There is no such thing like Modified Strach gelatin. I think you are confused  with Modified Food Starch which is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: General Question
    08-28-12 17:00:46
  • Salaam, I am having braces treatment and my dentist put a green gel on my teeth. I'm not sure what it is or the name of it but is it halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    You could ask the dentist and metioned about your dietary requirements. I do not know what they use.


    Category: General Question
    08-28-12 08:37:13
  • Is Jelepeno Poppers at Captain D's are halal. - Raza
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-28-12 07:02:01
  • Is Mcdonald Egg Muffins are halal? - Raza Khan
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because egg is not 100% egg, it contains lot of mushbooh ingredients.


    Category: General Question
    08-28-12 06:47:12
  • Asalam malik om brothers i was asking if you guys had a book that tells what is halal and harm in canada if you have something like that i will be veary thankfull - Basir
  •  AOA

    MCG published a book " Acomprehensive List of Halal Food Products in US and Canadian Supermarkets" in 2005 but nobody in Canada wanted to buy the book but it was sold out in USA. There is no book in Canada what you are looking for.


    Category: General Question
    08-27-12 07:55:53
  • Is McDonalds shakes are halal or haram and why? - Raza
  •  AOA

    They are not Halal because they are not kosher crtified. 


    Category: General Question
    08-27-12 07:38:24
  • is't halal 7up - fartuun ahmed
  •  AOA

    7 Up contains alcohol so it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-26-12 22:56:29
  • Aoa How is south african nationl halal authority(SANHA) ,is it reliable.....i saw many pakistani products are certiied with SANHA, What do u think cookies containing flavors in pakistani made brands are halal? Usually they hve halal sign, Once i called them after talking with chain of 3 or 4 guys finally they gave the phone tonthe manager of one of the cookie brand(pakistani),,,,who told me dont worry we take care of halal ingredients also we r certified halal,,,,,,,do i need to investigate further? Who knows their certification is reliable? Kindly advice.. JazakAllah - Sana
  •  AOA

    I have no information.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Category: General Question
    08-26-12 21:44:51
  • i have been on this website because it can give you information about what is halal.i asked for info on mindandbody shop marine collagen and you said you need the whole ingredients,i sent them twice but still you've not send a reply,i'm sure it cant be hard to reply either you say its halal or like you say no information but i have to say your policy cant be as good as you say if when i sent the information that you asked for twice and you give no response - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I did not receive your ingredients list.


    Category: General Question
    08-26-12 02:21:49
  • In most ramen noodle soup flavors the ingredients listed include haram items that have beef and chicken extract which we know not to use but we looked at the ingredient list for the chilli and shrimp one but arent sure if what we saw was halal or not. Please specify - Mohammad Akram
  • AOA

    None of Ramen noodles are not Halal they contain Haram soy sauce.


    Category: General Question
    08-25-12 13:52:43
  • what do you recommend soap that is fragrance free and halal to use in HAJ. Thanks - sara
  • AOA

    Whole Food Market's fragrance free 365 bar soap or Costco's fragrance free bar soap.


    Category: General Question
    08-25-12 09:51:23
  • sorry for asking many questions you have said in many products that "no information about alcohol in fragrance" and there are no animal derived ingredients so can we use those products or cant is it halal or haram - zainab
  • AOA

    Those are mushbooh items and should not be used.


    Category: General Question
    08-25-12 05:17:23
  • is knorr chicken soup in india halal ?? - diasim26@gmail.com
  • AOA

    If it does not have Halal symbol on it then it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-24-12 03:58:47
  • assalamualaikum in most of the shampoo and body lotion there is benzyl alcohol is it halal or haram - zainab
  • AOA

    Benzyle alcohol is a Halal alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    08-24-12 00:38:05
  • assalamualaikum what about if alcohol is used in fragrance is it halal or haram - zainab
  • AOA

    Alcohol used in fragrance is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    08-23-12 01:06:31
  • Are make-up products from shu eumura halal? Especially the foundation & powder - Nur Rabiah
  • AOA

    I have no information but there are number of brand listed under cosmetic under Non Food Product which you can use it.


    Category: General Question
    08-22-12 23:19:49
  • We live in the Dallas, Texas area. There is a website called zabiha.com and they have a list of restaurants that they claim are all Zabiha Halal, has somebody from your group validated that all of the restaurants listed in their guide are in fact Zabiha Halal and the meat is slaughtered by hand and not by machine. If you could let us know that would be greatly appreciated. JazakAllah. - Tasneem Khader
  • AOA

    It is very difficult to verify Halal restuarant because they can switch supermarket meat at any time. Zabiha.com just call restuarant and give Halal status if the owner are Muslim or if a Halal sign on the window. They do not distingwish between hand slaughter and machine slaughtered. I recommend to Muslims to do research by themself and find out where they buy the meat and then also investigate their meat suppliers. I go to Halal restauarnt only if they serve hand slaughtered chiken. I also search who supply them inChicago area.

    There is new problem Muslims are facing now a day, majority of Halal meat and Muslim catering companies are buying meat from Restuarant Depot with machine slaughtered chicken. Muslims are very concern for attending wedding or walima, bismilla or graduation party.


    Category: General Question
    08-21-12 14:51:56
  • We live in Dallas, Texas area and there are a few KFC's which claim that they are Zabiha Halal so we want to confirm that this information is in fact true That the meat used is slaughtered by hand and not by machine. JazakAllah - Tasneem Khader
  • AOA

    It can not be because KFC only buy their chciken from a Georgia poutry which use machine. Ask where they buy the chicken. It is possible the KFC has changed their rules by allowing franchise to buy their own chicken or give some special permission for Muslim franchise.


    Category: General Question
    08-21-12 14:47:17
  • salaam,thank you for your reply as you said to be sure if the mindandbody shop marine collagen is halal you need a list of ingredients that are used in the product,i am writing it below and will look forward to your reply: marine 750mg,ascorbic acid 50mg(50mg vitamin c)pyridoxine hci 1.25(1mg vitamin b6)thiamin hci 0.8mg(0.7 vitamin b1)riboflavin 0.8mg(0.7 vitamin b2)cyanocobalamin 0.01,capsules shell(hpmc)125mg magnesium sterate(veg)24.15mg. i hope this list eill help to find out if the product is halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Magnesium Stearate could be from pork but if the package has "Suitbale for Vegetarian" then it will be from soy fat. All the vitamins are not Halal if there is no sign "Suitable for Vegetarian".


    Category: General Question
    08-21-12 06:57:30
  • Assalam-u-Alkaykum, Please reviste Skittles (original), back info says: Glutan-Free and Gelatin-Free. - Hammad
  • AOA

    Still they are not Halal, Gluten Free and Gelatin Free does not qualify it to be Halal becauase they use not Halal flavor containing alcohol and not Halal colors. They also use Haram Hidden ingredients which no body knows because they are not kosher certified. Halal or Kosher certification protect Muslims from adding Haram Hidden ingredients. PLease do not consume it.


    Category: General Question
    08-20-12 16:57:00
  • dannon allnatural vanilla with other natural flavour ingredients cultured grade a reduced fat milk,sugur ,natural vanilla flavour pectin symbol ud is halal? - lubna
  • AOA

    Dannon fruit yogurts with Circle U D symbol are not Halal because they use alcohol in flavors.


    Category: General Question
    08-20-12 12:35:54
  • Are all the products of Arz fine foods (Scarborough) halal? plz reply - shamoona
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-19-12 21:36:15
  • I am asking about Aunt Maple's syrup. Now Aunt Jemima... - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it 100% Maple syrup and no other ingredients such as flavor then it is Halal otherwise not. Aldi do not carry lot of Halal food products.


    Category: General Question
    08-18-12 09:37:58
  • salaam and thank you for your reply,i checked the website for the collagen from the bodyandmind shop and they claim to use only white fish from the cold waters of the artic ocean and the capsules are 100%veggie.does it sound to good to be true or could it be halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I need complete ingredients list before I can advise you.


    Category: General Question
    08-17-12 03:38:12
  • White Tiger Energy drinks is HALAL/HARAM Can we use this drinks in RAMADAN month?Yes or No? Why??? - M K MALEK
  • AOA

    If they have kosher symbol and no alcohol in flavor.


    Category: General Question
    08-16-12 15:32:29
  • salaam,i have heard of a company named bodyandmind shop and it claims to sell marine collagen in veggie capsules,is it halal,please try to find out if it is as i have heard that there are so many benifits of collagen - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If the collagen is obtained from crab then it is Haram for Ahnaf if it is obtained from shrimp then it is mukhrooh for Ahnaf.


    Category: General Question
    08-16-12 03:38:00
  • Aoa, I just want to know about certified symbol. If a pack has only U sign but no D after that and only K sign but not D after K so will it be same certified? I hope you understand my question - Beenish
  • AOA

    It is very important any kosher symbol products should not made with these ingredients because they are not Halal.

    (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.

    D is added if food product is made with a dairy ingredient. If the food product do not contain dairy ingredients then the symbol will be OU, Circle K, CRC, K.


    Category: General Question
    08-15-12 12:14:29
  • is st.ives apricot scrub halal - Ummer
  • AOA

    I did not research.


    Category: General Question
    08-14-12 14:51:07
  • Hi, Not sure which category this goes in. I am in desperate need to use a stool softer in this pregnancy of mine. Most of the med over the counter have gelatin in them. i have tried esapgol chilka and home remedies. Not really working. Not being able to go to the bathroom, i feel like my internal body is blocked and any food eaten is just giving me heart burn. Please reply back to my email address asap. Thank you. - ghazala yaqoob
  • AOA

    If you use prune, it will help and also you can use Milk of Megnesia which is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-14-12 10:26:35
  • is sunnyd drinks)http://ww2.sunnyd.com/products/original_tangy.shtml) halal in usa, and how about nido, dano,and also horliks are those(nido, dano,and also horliks) halal in usa? - anisur rahman
  • AOA

    Sunny D company has send us this e-mail indicating there is no alcohol used in flavor in USA. Nido is not Halal. Indian made Horlic is Halal.

     


    Category: General Question
    08-13-12 15:55:18
  • is garnier fructis shampoo halal to use, is irish body was halal to use only body wash and also is canada dry drinks halal? - anisur rahman
  • AOA

    Please check Non Food Section.


    Category: General Question
    08-13-12 15:43:35
  • Slm MCG, pls help to check weda d coke product in Nigeria is halal, and can i woke wit d company as a muslim? Pls help me out. - Yakubu Yusuf Muhammad
  • AOA

    I have no information about Coke in Nigeria.


    Category: General Question
    08-13-12 01:26:47
  • Is compliments cream cheese halal? - Nisa
  • AOA

    Yes, if it has COOR kosher symbol and no flavor.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-12 17:01:52
  • Is compliments mozarrella cheese halal? - Nisa
  • AOA

    No, because it does not kosher symbol. Please visit our siste website for Canadain Muslims www.canadianhalalfoods.com


    Category: General Question
    08-12-12 16:59:08
  • Which chewing gums are halal ? Can you please give me a list of chewing gums that are halal i will appreciated that a lot thank you - Basir
  • AOA

    Most of chewing gums are made on the same line where pork containing ingredients are used so most of them are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-12-12 09:44:10
  • equate ibuprofen tablets 200 mg is halal - tariq
  • AOA

    Please go to our home page to see their status.


    Category: General Question
    08-11-12 20:22:13
  • Slm MCG, if i may get u right d result u posted is d European type of coke,so what abt d type in my country Nigeria? - Yakubu Yusuf Muhammad
  • AOA

    I do not know.


    Category: General Question
    08-11-12 13:07:06
  • Aoa Actually i wamted to know if i see only yeast written in ingredien statement,then is this yeast halal....or it may b haram?means we donot know which yeadt is ths with l cystin or not...like yeast is written on breads can we consume tjose breads eithout knowing exavtly abt yeast.. Or this yeadt term is used for any standard ingredient pure yeast ? - Sana
  • AOA

    Please provide me the complete list of yeast. Yeast written under bread ingredient is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-10-12 21:04:09
  • Aoa I want to know the yeast being used in breads is halal or not.,as i saw a yeast packet with l cystein ....iam wondering that bread contain yeast is that only pure yeast or mixture of things! - Sana
  • AOA

    Only 100% yeast is Halal. But it looks like they are adding L-Cystein for dough conditioning. L-Cysteine is Haram if it is made from human hair. L-cysteine is not Halal if it is made from chicken feather. L-Cysteine is Halal if it is made syntheticall and if it is made with fermentation method.


    Category: General Question
    08-10-12 00:04:53
  • halal red wine where can i purchase on line please mail full detaile - a m fazly
  • AOA

    There is no such thing Halal Red wine. All wine is Haram in Islam, the one who makes, then who carry, then one who gives as gift. These are Haram.


    Category: General Question
    08-09-12 23:01:58
  • Are chocolate chip cookies from the company of Vista halal or haraam? Are chocolate chip cookies from Subway Halal? - unknown
  • AOA

    If the cookies are kosher certified and there is no flavor in the ingredients then they are Halal otherwise not.


    Category: General Question
    08-09-12 14:27:28
  • I just to know if you can make bbq sauce halal - Suhaib yasin
  • AOA

    Some Kraft BBQ Sauces are Halal, please check the lsit on our website.


    Category: General Question
    08-07-12 12:05:46
  • asslam alykum I just wanted to know if crush soda is halal or not and if oreo ice cream is halal - SYED
  • AOA

    If alcohol is not used in flavor then crush is Halal. There many companies made Ice cream with Oreo crumb, what is the brand name ?. If it has natural flavor and kosher symbol or no kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal because alcohol is used in natural flavor.


    Category: General Question
    08-07-12 11:34:53
  • KFC chicken is halal or haram in india? - mohmmad taheer
  • AOA

    I do not have information about KFC in India.


    Category: General Question
    08-05-12 22:35:26
  • I want to know where can I get halal pastry/cakes (icing ones) in new jersey, other than Baskin robbins? - HS
  • AOA

    Try Hot bread bakery owned by Indian at:

    1700 Oaktree Road
    Edison, NJ 08820
    Phone: 732-321-1994

    3201 State Route 27
    Franklin Park, NJ 08823
    Phone: 732-940-0700

    150 Adamsville Road
    North Bridgewater, NJ 08807
    Phone: 908-429-9292

    582 Lawrence Square Blvd
    South Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
    Phone: 609-586-4400
      1600 Berlin Road
    (Next to Subzi Mandi)
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
    Phone: 856-354-0332

    1076 Oaktree Road
    Decatur, GA 30033
    Phone: 404-929-0010

    Ernston Road
    (Inside Haldi Chowk)
    Parlin, NJ 08859

    808 Newark Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    Phone: 201-418-9669
     

    Then ask if they this cake mix from Dawn foods:

    Halal Birthday and Wedding Cakes in Chicago Area

     

    Many birthday and wedding cakes are made with non Halal ingredients such as pork gelatin even kosher certified birthday and wedding cakes are made with alcohol containing flavor in cake mixes and icing.

    MCG has extensively researched these cakes and identified kosher certified cake mix and filling/icing with no alcohol is used in flavor of cake mix and filling/icing.

    Where they available:

    In Chicago they are available at:

    1. Hot Bread Hoffman Estates, IL

    1065 W Golf Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

    (847) 882-8883

    2. Hot Bread Naperville, IL

    1603 N. Aurora Road Ste 113

    Naperville, IL 60563

               (630) 369-7482

    "What is the Catch"

     Should request to make birthday and wedding cakes from:

    1. Yellow Cake Mix number 00499865 from Dawn Foods only

    2.  Heavy Whipping Cream 36% from Byrne Dairy only

    3. Strawberry Filling Number 01063057 from Dawn Foods only for icing/filling

    4. Fresh Strawberry

    5. Sugar and water solution

    Another choice is Pineapple from pineapple can and sugar water solution as icing

    PS: Cherry filling and Mango Filling icing/filling are not Halal because they are made with alcohol containing flavors.

    Note: Hot bread are in other part of USA but may or may not use Dawn Food mix and icing/filling


    Category: General Question
    08-05-12 19:36:10
  • Is there a nacho cheese that we can eat that is halal? - sara
  • AOA

    None of them Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-05-12 18:38:37
  • please can you find out for me if mcdonalds,kfc or burger king are halaal in saudi arabia!!!!!!!!!!!!!! asking about the chiken and meat. the fish will be halaal because mcdonalds in saudi fry in vegetable oil and no chance of contamination with other oil because they dont fry pork,ham etc.hope tohear from you soon via email.. wsallam - sohail desai
  • AOA

    Chicken in Saudi Arabia is machine slaughtered. If fish coating using Halal whey, no alcohol in flavor then it is Halal. I have no ingredients list of fast food chains in Saudi Arabia. But It is for sure no pork, bacon or any by products of pig are allowed in Saudi Arabia. This best thing they are doing. So you do not have to worried about pork in Saudi Arabia.


    Category: General Question
    08-05-12 09:34:10
  • Is monsavon soap halaal? - Nafeesah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-04-12 21:03:13
  • Aleve gel caps are made of pork fat, Is that true? - Hamid Syed
  • AOA

    Gel is made from gelatin and it could be pork or non zabiha beef. Only manufacturer knows source of gelatin.


    Category: General Question
    08-04-12 12:55:11
  • are kroger ice crems -private selection are halal or not. - sana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-03-12 17:45:49
  • Is Chick-fil-a Halal? - Shabana
  • AOA

    They serve Non Zabiha Chciken and Bacon. So this restuarant is not for Muslims. If dessert kosher certified and no alcohol in flavor then only dessert will be Halal otherwise not.


    Category: General Question
    08-03-12 12:09:22
  • AOA Ingredients of glucon D nimbu pani flavour:Glucose 52%, sucrose, Acidity regulator (E330), Added flavour( Natural flavouring substances, mineral (calcium and phosphate, common edible salt, and vitamin C. - shabir Ahmad ganai
  • AOA

    If there is no alcohol innatural flavoring then Glucon D Nimbu Pani will be Halal otherwise not.


    Category: General Question
    08-02-12 21:38:04
  • is coke officially haram? and is doritas haram/ also , i wanted to know if alcohol denate is halal , that was never answer in my last request i tried to look for it in your site but i only found information on it , not really if its hala or not thx - Dalia
  • AOA

    Coke is not Halal according to MCG criteria for Halal status. Only Doritos Toasted Corn Tortillas are Halal and rest Doritos are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    08-02-12 14:15:35
  • Assalaamualaikum I want to know whether the perfumes for women are halal are they alcohol free.specifically about curve is it alcohol free can we apply it in women gatherings. - Humera
  • AOA

    The only thing I know alcohol free is Attar which has label no alcohol. Majority of perfumes are made with alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    08-01-12 11:21:48
  • My wife wants to know if "Elizabeth Arden 's Intervene moisturizer halal? Kindly reply. - Shams
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    08-01-12 11:07:04
  • aslamlakium.is kids karft mozzarella cheddar cheese twists halal - ramla
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    08-01-12 00:32:39
  • are halls (cough drops) halal? - maaria zamir
  • AOA

    Kraft will not guarantee that it will be free from animal derived ingredients (May 09, 2012)


    Category: General Question
    07-31-12 12:24:47
  • Does Red bull contain alcohol ?? - haji.hamidani
  • AOA

    Yes, it is made with alcohol carrying flavor.


    Category: General Question
    07-31-12 03:26:11
  • can you please tell me cetearyl alcohol is halal or haram? cetearly alcohol contain in sunsilk shampoo. - abdul muqeet
  • AOA

    Cetearyl Alcohol is not ethyl alcohol but fat wax and it is only Halal if it is made from vegetable fat. The source of Cetearyl alcohol is only known to the manufacturer.


    Category: General Question
    07-30-12 04:26:56
  • AOA brother is Pepsi in india halal or haram. besides i want to know about glucon D of heinz flavoured apart from non flavoured - shabir Ahmad ganai
  • AOA

    MCG analyzed only US madwe Pepsi and I have no information about Pepsi in India. Glucon D is a glucose beverage of Heinz India. It contains 99.4% glucose according to Heinz and rest is flavor. If Glucon D Nimbo Pani contains lemon oil or lime oil then it will be Halal. I do not know the ingredients of original flavor. I appreciate if you attached the ingredients list with question then it will help me.


    Category: General Question
    07-30-12 01:59:21
  • Are Oriflame Swedish Cosmetics and Skin Care range is Halal to use? - Mrs. Zahid
  • AOA

    US comsetics have 800 number to ask whether animal derived ingredients are used or not but not Swedish. Sorry I have no information on Oriflame.


    Category: General Question
    07-29-12 14:12:55
  • i was wondering if Burger king fries is really halal? is mcdonalds fries halal too? is the hash browns from dunkin donuts halal? and also is bagels from DD haram? you said something about l-cysteine - dalia
  • AOA

    Burger King raw French fries ingredients are Halal and they fried in a seperate fryer. McDonald French fries are not Halal because it contains non zabiha beef extract. For otheryou can go Chain Restaurants section and see yourself.


    Category: General Question
    07-28-12 16:45:25
  • i was wondering if any type of parmesan cheese are halal - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Only Kosher certified which are only available at Kosher Food Stores in your town.


    Category: General Question
    07-27-12 11:50:32
  • Can u please let me no if I can drink histal dc decongestant antihistamine it contains chlorphenamine maleate usp and pseudoephedrine hci bp.. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Both are chemicals without ethyl alcohol and they are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-27-12 07:30:57
  • Hey am very worried and concern when I read stuff of halal n haram I get realy worried n feel depress and when I go to a doctor when am sick and he prescribed me amedicine am worried now do I have to search the medicine first on the net? Well I had adepression problem I was recommend to drink nutrophos is it halal or haram the ingredients are active ingredients iron 0.3 g calcium as calcium glycerophosphat 1.6 g vitamin b as thiamine hydrochloride vitamin b2 as riboflavine phosphate sodium vitamin b 6 as pyridoxine hydrochloride 6.66mg nicotinamide 31.2mg inactive ingredients sodium benzote as preservatives 100mg purified water glycerine propylene glycol ph regulator hydrocholric acid citric acid lactic acid artificial flac raspberry please let me no n also a medicine name clomid as it has magnesuin stearate.. - a muslim sister
  • AOA

    Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Glycerin and Flavor are questionable ingredients. You have to contact the manuafacturer for their sources.


    Category: General Question
    07-27-12 07:26:33
  • Here in CA they have a whole sale market name..Restaurant Dipo...they sale all item including Halal meat ..chicken..nugget..and some other stuff...so my question is if we can trust it as Halal. - Masuma Begum
  • AOA

    Chicken at Restuarant depot is not Halal because they machine slaughtered and I do not know about beef and lamb. Restuarant Depot is every where in USA and creating problems for Muslims because some catering companies in Chicago are using their meat for wedding and all other functions.


    Category: General Question
    07-26-12 22:04:10
  • thank you for your answer to my last question and can please tell me if sunny D tangy original flavor with the triangle k kosher symbol is halal - Vaqas rehman
  • AOA

    According to Sunny D, they do not use alcohol in the flavor and their products are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-26-12 16:57:18
  • Is Cheetos puffs is halal? - Kaha
  • AOA

    All Cheetos are not Halal because there is no kosher symbol on the packages.


    Category: General Question
    07-25-12 17:12:03
  • If eating and drinking of haram food or drinks is forbidden, is it haram to touch haram foods and drinks?? I could not find it in the Quran!! What is your take about it? - Zakir Hussain
  • AOA

    Please ask this question to a Islamic Scholar.


    Category: General Question
    07-25-12 13:23:34
  • If alcohol is used in cooking, functional group of alcohol goes away and the food does not tests or smell or act like alcohol; then why alcohol can not be used as a spice?? Tandoori Nan Roti is prepared from partially fermented flour dough, where you can smell the difference. Then why making Nan Roti from khamir is not haram?? - Zakir Hussain
  • AOA

    Use of alcohol in the form cooking wine is Haram. There should be no excuses. Minute amount of alcohol is produced in ripened fruits due to natural process of maturing and fruist are Halal. The minute amount of alcohol and CO2 produced during the fermentation of Nan or bread dough by zymase enzyme inside yeast cell this is also a natural phenomena because yeast cells are live organizm. So small amount alcohol produced during proofing of nan or bread is not consider Haram and It also evaporate during baking. Roti is not leavened product. No alcohol is produced in roti dough because it is made with wheat flour, water, salt, no yeast is added to roti dough so no alcohol in roti dough unless you add khameer or yeast. Khameer is not add to roti or chapati. Khameer is only added to nan and bread. When man add alcohol or cooking wine that is not natural and it is Haram. I hope you understand the logic. Nan is there for centuries and it was consider Halal all the time.


    Category: General Question
    07-25-12 12:58:47
  • For any fruit juices to be halal? They have to be 100% or with preservatives in it? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If 100% juice has vitamin c or any non alcoholic ingredients then it is Halal but if it conatins flavor then there is great chance of alcohol in flavors.


    Category: General Question
    07-25-12 12:54:57
  • what is the terminologies of halal food service? - atiqah
  • AOA

    You asked this question before and I do not understand your question.


    Category: General Question
    07-23-12 06:14:53
  • Is there any icecream on Mcdonald is HALAL in Canada. If yes, then Which ones? - Altaf
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    07-21-12 01:39:55
  • i'm a student in Culinary arts diploma in Indonesia You know,someday i would handling a dish that containing pork and alcohol. I know i can't taste it all. in my thought,i get the difficult in learning. may i'll get the same things when i'm start working in the proffesional kitchen in the future. so,what your advice? am i should leave it all ? - Indrawowor
  • AOA

    Try to work in pork free kitchen but if you do not get the job, you can work but do not taste any pork or alcohol conatining products.


    Category: General Question
    07-20-12 23:57:01
  • ASA, I have recently heard that Nutmeg (a spice used in garam masala and biryani etc in India and Pakistan) is haram since it produces intoxication. kindly let me know if its true? what about all the times we have used it. - Rubi
  • AOA

    I asked same question to a Mufti saheb and he said it is Halal becaus ethe quantity we use in salan and achar is vey minute and does not intoxicate. We Indian & Pakistani are using it for centuries and we have top ulema inour country and nobody said it is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    07-19-12 23:39:38
  • Hoemeopathy is haram or halal - Abdul Sami khan
  • AOA

    I do not think it is Haram.


    Category: General Question
    07-18-12 11:52:28
  • Who are you guys? What gives right to you guys to say what is halal and what is haram? Please dont be offended by these questions. I just want to know about you guys. - syed hussain
  •  

    Assalam O Alaikum Br. Syed Hussain

    My name is Syed Rasheeduddin Ahmed, I am a senior food scientist. I obtained two post graduate degrees one in Agriculture and another in Cereal Technology. I have extensive experience in developing new food products for supermarkets which includes 18 new food products and also worked  in Quality Assurance  area. I am the only guy who runs this website and also www.canadianhalalfoods.com. I am the only one who answers the questions and assign Halal/Haram status of food products on this website by following MCG criteria and consulting with 4 muftisaheban. There are two other IT guys who help me in maintaining two websites and they are nothing to do with foods. My last job was at Kraft Foods at Kraft R & D Center in Glenview, IL which ended in December 31, 2011. Alhumdulillah Allah has provided me the education in foods and experience in food companies so I can spread Halal Foods knowledge to Muslims  so that they can bring only Halal foods from supermarkets. I do not get any compensation for this honorable  service which I am doing for a long time. MCG criteria for assigning Halal status is mentioned under Food Product section and subsection Criteria. Please read it and if you have any question then contact me.

    Is there any other information you need about me or MCG, is there anything I can do for you to clear any doubt you have for me and this website.


    Category: General Question
    07-17-12 14:43:09
  • why is burger king and mcdonalds haram - ayshah
  • AOA

    Please check them at Chain Restuarant section of our website. The burger are from non zabviha beef and grilled on the same hot plate where bacon grilled so the oil from bacon contaminate the burgers.


    Category: General Question
    07-17-12 08:51:44
  • Are halal cosmetics brands originary from Middle East? Can you suggest some halal brand? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Whatever cosmetic reported as to use are from US only, we do not know any other country products.


    Category: General Question
    07-15-12 06:39:05
  • I would like to know if white wine vinegar and spirit vinegar is halal? When looking at the food ingredients in sandwiches, coleslaw and pasta's, they all contain at lease one of them and I wanted to know if it is permissible to eat. - Shamima Jevin
  • AOA

    Only Distilled white vinegar or some time called vinegar and spirit vinegar are Halal but white wine vinegar is not Halal according to MCG criteria.


    Category: General Question
    07-14-12 04:10:57
  • asalam walakum i was wondering what kinds of resterants i could go to from this list mcdonalds, burger king, wendys, papa johns pizza, pizza hut,pollo tropica,and dominos - ana shahid
  • AOA

    Only papa John and Pizza Hut cheese pizza are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-13-12 09:51:03
  • Good afternoon, I am a student and i am doing my dissertation on the organic cosmetics industry in the Middle East. I am writing to know if you could help me understanding the difference, if there's a difference, between natural organic cosmetics and halal cosmetics. Thank you Regards - ANNALISA
  • AOA

    Organic Cosmetic does not mean Halal because in USA you get organic pork. Halal Cosmetic means that it should be made with vegetable based fat ingredients, no alcohol in perfumes and Cochinal or Carmine red color obtained from insects.


    Category: General Question
    07-12-12 08:46:27
  • are takis fuego chips halal? some people say they are and some people say they arent so i want to know. - azam khan
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    07-11-12 15:08:51
  • Assalamualaikum, First of all, I really appreciate your work and pray to Almighty Allah to reward you suitably for your efforts. I was going through the halal certification agencies in the US and was disappointed to see so many agencies ( source: http://www.zabihah.com/ai.php ) working to authenticate halal food and failing pretty badly I would say with just a handful of products they certify. Out of curiosity, I want to know from you isn't it possible to make one organization and one sign to certify the products? It would not only attract more food producers but also guide muslims in a better way. I really wish somebody takes up an initiative of this kind because its really important and with so many agencies working independently, also reflects our state of unity. I feel atleast in the matter of food, we can come on common grounds and just one organization should suffice the need of the community. I request you to coordinate with the other organizations and discuss this possibility. If it seems possible, post for donations ( ofcourse they will be needed for setting something up of the magnitude I am talking about ) and Inshallah, I would stay in front and hope a lot more would follow. Thanks - Faisal
  • AOA

    It is imposible to have one organization because each Halal certifying organizations have their on criteria such machine slaughtering and Halal certifying food product made with alcohol containg flavor or alcohol is used during processing. They make living on Halal certification so it is not possible.


    Category: General Question
    07-09-12 01:46:10
  • thank you so much for the specific details on carragenan. May Allah reward you for your efforts with jannah... i saw the latest alert. so does that mean that the carrageenan in all types of Kemps ice cream is HALAL ?? - mohamed
  • AOA

     

    Dear Rasheed Ahmed,

    Thank you for your email inquiry regarding the alcohol that is used in the process of Carrageenan used in our ice cream and ice cream bars.  I contacted our research and development team and they state that the extraction process uses Alkali solution and IPA, Isopropyl alcohol.  We hope this information is helpful to you.

     

    Sincerely,

    Vicki Mitzel

    Consumer Relations Rep

    Kemps

    Ref# 331867


    Category: General Question
    07-08-12 20:30:40