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Recent Questions:

  • Can alcohol denat can use during prayers? Is it halal? - Shafiqah
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: General Question
    06-22-13 07:52:00
  • Is Monodiglycerides in the food marked "Kosher Pareve (KVH)" considered Halal? - Salman Hameed
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: General Question
    06-22-13 07:32:01
  • I wanna order chocolate from Harrods online .and some if them say it's Alcohol free, but I don't know about the other ingredients if they'er halal or not . - Noura Abdullah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    06-21-13 20:58:03
  • Is american heritage parmesan cheese halal in kuwait, is Nutella spread of ferro Roche halal, pizza n pasta magic seasoning blend of chef Paul prudhommes halal ( ing. Parmesan cheese(pasteurized cultured milk, salt, enzymes), garlic, onion, crushed red pepper, thyme, basil, oregano no preservatives, no msg, please do reply me - Aisha
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    06-16-13 15:41:40
  • is herbal essence shampoo and conditioner halal to be used? - shazia
  • AOA

    It is not Halal in USA.


    Category: General Question
    06-16-13 11:05:29
  • is happy cow cheese halal - hafsa muhinadee
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    06-15-13 06:02:19
  • "spring valley iron 65 equivalent to 325 mg ferrous sulphate" is halal or not halal. Jazak Allah Khair - Shameem
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol then it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    06-14-13 18:03:39
  • Is pickle barrel restaurant halal or haram? - shefu
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    06-13-13 16:04:04
  • asalamualaikum is maaza mango juice halal i got news that it contains pork plz consult ur ulemas and clarify my doubt jazakallah - syeda ansa
  • AOA

    I do not think the Maaza mango drink from Cocoa Cola has any pork since it is not 100% mnago juice it has natural flavor which may contain alcohol. So it will not be Halal if it has alcohol in it.


    Category: General Question
    06-13-13 08:14:20
  • Is there a Halal certification for grain products (flour, rolled products, meal) made from whole grain with no additives or preservatives? - Ms Cheryl Holdorf
  • AOA

    I do not thinks. All lour, rolled products, meal from whole frains with or without enrichment are kosher certified and Halal.


    Category: General Question
    06-11-13 14:05:14
  • Thank you for your inquiry and for your interest in New Chapter supplements. We are happy to share that New Chapter's Coenzyme B Food Complex is a vegetarian, kosher certified product that does not contain alcohol nor does we use lactic acid; however, we do not assay out for lactic acid in the final product. Additionally, New Chapter uses Saccharomyces cerevisiae (a.k.a. brewer's yeast) in our dual culturing process of our Organic Probiotic Nutrients Whole Food complexed multivitamins. During the first part of the culturing process, plant enzymes are used that break the yeast cell walls. Then in the second stage of fermentation Lactobacillus is used which renders the yeast inactive. Therefore, there is no active yeast found in the final product. Lastly, we are pleased to let you know that New Chapter practices full-label disclosure. As such, every ingredient and excipient used in the manufacturing and processing of our supplements are clearly listed on our product packaging and website. http://www.newchapter.com/targeted-vitamins-nutrients/coenzyme-b-food-complex#supplement-facts We hope you find this information helpful. In good health, Lori Goldring Consumer Support Representative New Chapter, Inc. Ph: (800) 543-7279 productsupport@newchapter.com New Chapter products are dietary supplements and they are not intended for the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation, or to cure any disease or specific health condition. Please consult with your health care practitioner or qualified expert in herbal or nutritional therapy for specific concerns regarding your health or prescription medications. Coenzyme B Food Complex Whole-Food Complexed Vitamin B for Energy & Nervous System Support* Available in 30, 90 and 180 tablet sizes Whole Probiotic Nutrients Can be taken on an empty stomach Product Information Suggested Use Supplement Facts Certified Organic by International Certification Services, Inc., USA Certified by Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America Serving size 2 Tablets Amount per 2 Tablets % Daily Value Probiotic Nutrients™ Thiamin-Vitamin B1 † 5 mg 300% Riboflavin-Vitamin B2 † 9 mg 500% Niacin † 45 mg 225% Vitamin B6 † 9 mg 450% Folate † 400 mcg 100% Vitamin B12 † 120 mcg 2000% Biotin † 300 mcg 100% Pantothenic Acid † 45 mg 450% Organic Cultured Herbal Extracts (Proprietary Blend) Optimal Stress Response † 140 mg • [Chamomile (flower)‡; Lavender (flower)‡; Eleuthero (root)‡; American Ginseng (root)‡; Hawthorn (berry and leaf )‡] Immune Support Response † 82 mg • [Astragalus (root)‡; Elderberry (berry)‡; Shiitake (mushroom)‡; Cordyceps (mushroom)‡; Reishi (mushroom)‡; Maitake (mushroom)‡] Superfoods™ and Spices (Proprietary Blend) Organic Spinach (leaf) 155 mg • Soy Lecithin (non-GMO) †*** 132 mg • Organic Blueberry (fruit) 95 mg • Organic Turmeric (rhizome) 6.4 mg powder † and 1.6 mg organic supercritical extract 8 mg • Ginger (rhizome) 3.2 mg hydroethanolic extract and 0.8 mg organic supercritical extract 4 mg • • Daily value not established ‡ Organic † Nutrients are cultured in organic media that may contain: organic milled soy, organic yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), organic maltodextrin, organic gum acacia, organic orange peel, organic lemon peel, organic alfalfa powder, organic molasses, enzymes and Lactobacilli (L. acidophilus, L. bifidus, L. rhamnosus). *** A natural source of choline, inositol, linoleic and linolenic acids Other ingredients: Organic gum acacia, contains less than 2% of: silica, lac resin and carnauba wax. Contains: Fermented soy. Naturally gluten free. 100% vegetarian; no artificial flavors or colors. Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care practitioner prior to using this product. Probiotics from human source permissiable? - Samdy
  • AOA

    If they use Brewer yeast then it has to grow on alcohol so their vitamins are not Halal. There are 33 Halal vitamis and 4 Halal prenatal vitamins are listed on our website. Then why to investigate others.


    Category: General Question
    06-11-13 11:52:20
  • Salam I am a Muslim can you tell that palafer iron suplament is halal or haram because i need iron it's cupsol - Shugofah
  • AOA

    We list of Halal Iron from Solgar available at Vitamin Shoppe stores in USA and it is mentioned on our home page of our website.


    Category: General Question
    06-11-13 06:39:06
  • Is Oyster is Halal or Haram? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oyster - Naveed Ahmed
  • AOA

    If your mazhab is Hanafi then Oyster is mushbooh e tahrami (close to Haram). It is not recommended for Hanaf only fish is Halal for Hanaf.


    Category: General Question
    06-11-13 00:36:08
  • I was wondering if Sudocrem healing cream is halal or haram? - TULAY FURUNCU
  • AOA

    I have no information on it.


    Category: General Question
    06-10-13 21:48:33
  • There will be Muslim guests at our Canadian wedding where do I find recipes for food that these guests will be able to eat. I have seen Halal meat products in our local grocery store, but what is allowable to be served with these products? Thank you. - Debbie
  • Hi

    I think Halal food catering from a reliable Halal food restuarant is your best choice for food for your Muslim guests.


    Category: General Question
    06-09-13 14:17:03
  • asssalamou alikum is Compliments strawberry cheesecake halal or not? i checked on your website but it doesn't say. plz answer. jazaqalaho khaire - fatima chowdhury
  • AOA

    If does not have kosher symbol COR, vanilla extarct and alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    06-09-13 10:48:37
  • Seach results for the term: For my question about Mauri pan yeast of china, u said if it is Abkaer yeast then it is Halal. But, I don\'t know what is meant by Abkaer yeast. Wats that? Can u pls say me? Hw can I identify that? - Shimca Shazni
  • AOA

    It is not abaker yeast but a baker yeast. There are two yeast, one is baker yeast which is used in bread baking or nan and it is Halal. The other one is brewer yeast which is used in making beer and after making beer, it is taken out of beer then washed and used in food. This is not a Halal yeast.


    Category: General Question
    06-09-13 10:45:02
  • Is nandos halal - Dina
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    06-09-13 10:21:24
  • Are the Natural Assests Deep Sea Fish Oil halal? The ingredient does state gelatin. But the company state they only use ingredients from botanical - Sumayyah
  • OA

    Gelatin in USA/Canada is not Halal either it is Haram if obtained from pork or not Halal if obtained from non zabiha beef. Only fish gelatin is Halal but it has to mentioned under ingredients statement as Fish Gelatin.


    Category: General Question
    06-07-13 23:52:34
  • Are ziploc bags halal to use - Szia
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    06-07-13 19:31:23
  • Are perfume and cologne halal to use - Szia
  • AOA

    Unless if they contain no alcohol.


    Category: General Question
    06-07-13 19:29:24
  • Is there any halal chicken nuggets in freezer sections and also like frozen. Buffalo wings In local desi markets - Szia
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    06-06-13 20:25:33
  • please can u tell me if beta alnine is halal from nutra bio.thanks - hasan
  • AOA

    Beta alnine is a amino acid obtained from protein. If beta alnine obtained from vegetable protein then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: General Question
    06-05-13 18:29:39
  • CODLIVER OIL 1000MG OMEGA-3 CONTAINS GELATINE GLYCEINE IS IT ANIMAL OR VEG CONTAINS - BARA
  • AOA

    Gelatin USA and Canada is either Haram if obtained from pork or Non Halal if obtained from non zabiga beef. Please search Fish Oil under our search.

    Search Category: Food Products

    Seach results for the term: fish oil

    Total results generated: 6
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA 100 MaxiGels Fish Oil Maxi Health Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Omega-3 Concentrate Fish Oil EPA/DHA 180 MaxiGels Fish Oil Maxi Health Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Nutri-Supreme Research Kosher Omega-3 Silver EPA/DHA Fish Oil Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Zahlers Kosher Advanced Omega-3 Platinum Fish Oil Highest EPA/DHA (Premium Grade) Softgel Fish Oil Zahlers Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13
    halal Maxi Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA 100 Vegicaps Fish Oil Maxi Health Obtain by calling 1-800-645-1899. 10-16-10
    halal Maxi Omega 3 Fish Oil Prenatal Partner EPA/DHA Formula 60 Maxicaps Fish Oil Maxi Health Can be obtained by calling 1-800-645-1899. 10-16-10

     


    Category: General Question
    06-05-13 00:02:36
  • are universal USA Gain Fast 3100 halal. I saw that it has creatine in it. I don't know whether it is animal or from plants. here is a link of the product : http://www.universalusa.com/Universal/Products/Proteins-Gainers/Gain-Fast-3100 - Mujahid
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    06-04-13 09:35:37
  • Asalamualekum Are the pancakes or waffles made at IHOP restaurant halal.? Also can you give me the names of halal brand prenatal vitamins with DHA in it for pregnant ladies ? - Farheen Fatima
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they do not use kosher certified ingredients.


    Category: General Question
    06-03-13 18:41:01
  • Is Mauri-pan yeast of china halal? - Shimca
  • AOA

    If it is abkaer yeast then it is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    06-03-13 08:21:34
  • polly o ricotta cheese has kosher certification, since i didnt find it under your listing of the cheeses so i am confused whether to buy it or not. jazakallah khair - romana
  • AOA

    If it has kosher symbol then it is Halal because Kosher symbol was taken out in 2009 and it is only available in NY/NJ/Florida not here in Chicago.


    Category: General Question
    06-02-13 12:51:39
  • is breyers vanalla chocolate and strawberry ice cream halal - Afzal
  • AOA

    Breyer Natural Strawberry ice cream is Hala not the vanilla.


    Category: General Question
    06-01-13 20:09:24
  • I have an important favor to ask. Does anyone know if http://www.projecthalal.com/ is authentic? Or more precisely is Betty Crocker Pancake Mix halal? It contains whey, slipped my eyes while buying and now — feeling confused. Thank you. Take Care.... May peace be upon you. - Mansoor Illahi
  • AOA

    It is a Canadian website. It say it Halal certified by HMA. But I know the HMA Halal certified zabiha meat. Here is one example:

    AERO - Mousse Chocolate Cone

    Updated 2012-02-25 19:05:35
    Status : Halal

     

    Ingredients: MOUSSE: MILK INGREDIENTS, MODIFIED MILK INGREDIENTS, SUGAR, GLUCOSE, COCOA, DEXTROSE, MONO- AND DIGLYCERIDES, CELLULOSE GUM, CAROB BEAN GUM, CARRAGEENAN, POLYSORBATE 80, ARTIFICIAL FLAVOUR. MILK CHOCOLATE CONE: SUGAR, WHOLE MILK POWDER, COCOA BUTTER, UNSWEETENED CHOCOLATE, SOY LECITHIN, ARTIFICIAL FLAVOUR. CHOCOLATE FLAKES: SUGAR, COCONUT OIL, COCOA, HYDROGENATED COCONUT OIL, SALT, SOY LECITHIN, NATURAL FLAVOUR.

    All natural flavor contains alcohol. I do not see any HMA Halal symbol on this Nestle product. Carrageenan is mushbooh ingredient and listed ain Nestle Aero Jam packed Frozen Dessert and it also do not have a kosher symbol. It was reported not Halal on our www.canadianhalalfoods.com website because of lack Halal or kosher symbol.

    It looks this website run by non food scientists professional and I will not recommend it.

    Regrading Betty Crocker pancake, here is from our Canadian Halal Food website:

    Search Category: Food Products

    Seach results for the term: pancake

    Total results generated: 3
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket
    halal Bisquick Pancake Mix Pancake Mix Betty Crocker   Costco Warehouse
    halal Buttermilk Pancake Mix Pancake Mix Krusteaz   Costco Warehouse
    halal Organics Original Pancake Mix Pancake Mix President Choice   Loblaws Supermarket

     


    Category: General Question
    06-01-13 18:00:17
  • is ritters sport chocolate halal?i don't know the ingredients plz answer me soon? - shahla saleem
  • AOA

    It is a European product and I do not know whether it is Halal or not.


    Category: General Question
    06-01-13 09:47:41
  • AOA can you define what is kosher gelatin and haram kosher gelatrin. Wassalam - javed akram
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    Is Kosher Gelatin Halal

    No, Kosher gelatin is not Halal because it is made either from pork or non zabiha beef and therefore kosher gelatin from pork is Haram. A liberal kosher symbol K appears on yogurts containing kosher gelatin because some Rabbis consider kosher gelatin from pork as kosher.


    Category: General Question
    06-01-13 04:58:36
  • is novalac infants formula halal? - ilknur
  • AOA

    This is not a US brand but Australian by Bayer AUS and it does not kosher symbol. So ask them whether it is suitable for vegetarian babies or not.


    Category: General Question
    06-01-13 01:05:13
  • Aoa What i got from your answers is: Vanillin is halal powder by itself..it is used as an artifical flavor ...to make that flavor it needs to be used with solvent... This solvent may b alcohol, or propylene glycol. If it is alcohol then haram...and only manufacturers know what they use... It means if. Vanillin- an artificial flavor is written under statement then we should ask manufacturer? That the use prop glycol or alcohol? - Sana
  • AOA

    No, you still has misunderstanding. Vanillin does not need a solvent because it is a powder. If you see only Vanillin under ingredients statement as flavor then you do not have to call to the manufacturer but if it conatins natural or artificial flavor then you have to call teh manufacturer to find out whether alcohol was used or not.


    Category: General Question
    05-31-13 23:49:44
  • assalamoualaikum Is emborg butter halal ? JazzakAllah - Mohammad
  • AOA

    If it is Salted Butter then it is Halal but if it is unsalted butter and has flavoring then it is not Halal.

    From our FAQ:

    Ingredients of Halal Salted Butter:

    The salted butter is made with cream mechanically separated from cow's milk and salt. So all salted butter from any brand is Halal regardless of Halal or kosher symbol.

    Ingredients of Unslated Butter:

    The ingredients of unsalted butter is pasteurized sweet cream and natural flavoring or pasteurized sweet cream and lactic acid. Unsalted butter is Halal only if it is made with pasteurized sweet cream and lactic acid. But some time dairy companies add lactic acid and termed it as natural flavoring. It is better to call companies to confirm it.The natural flavoring is also made from Star Distillate. Starter Distillate in many unsalted butter brands contains Diacetyl. As we reported in our Ingredients section about Starter Distillate as "Besides diacetyl, starter distillate also contains minor amounts of acetaldehyde, ethyl formate, ethyl acetate, acetone, ethyl alcohol, 2-butanone, acetic acid and acetone. Since this minor amount of ethyl alcohol Starter Distillate is consider not Halal. If the dairy companies guarantee that their Starter Distillate do not contain minor amount of alcohol then it can be used. But our advice is to always use salted butter or if you see Pasteurized Sweet Cream and Lactic Acid under ingredients statement of Unsalted Butter then you can use the unsalted butter for example Horizon's Organic Unsalted Butter.


    Category: General Question
    05-31-13 22:16:15
  • Aoa I want to make my doubt clear...u told me that use of propylene glycol in vanillin is known to mamufacturer only....and on the and u told me if vanillin is written then it s halal? How can u clearify this statement?how do u know vanillin used as a flavor always halal?when u dont know about propylene glycol or alcohol usage.. U know on nutella hazelnut spread vanillin is written but when i asked the nutella company they told me it is natural vanillin and alcohol is used as processing aid. U can ask and verify by yourself. I think that is not a simple thing ....there is something wrong about it. We should inquire companies first. please correct me if iam wrong.because i hve stopped many products because of this issue. - Sana
  • AOA

    I never wrote that propylene glycol is used in Vanillin. Vanillin is a dry ingredient and does not need any liquid solvent. What I wrote that the manufacturer is the only one who knows what solvent or carrier used in any flavor. Yes if Vanillin written under the ingredients statement then only Vanillin is Halal.

    Vanillin is not use in food products always mostly natural flavor and artificial flavor is used.

    Nobody knows whether any flavor is made either with propylene glycol or alcohol only the manufacturer is known. You are confused.

     

    From Ingredients section:

     

    halal

    Vanillin

    Mineral, Chemical, Synthetic based Ingredients

    Vanillin is a flavorant made from synthetic or artificial vanilla which can be plant lignin or synthetically mad e from guaiacol and eugenol.

     

    This is information was available on our website and you did not check it before calling Nutella. If you have read this then there is no need you to call Nutella.

     

    Nutella customer service are not technical people  and sometimes they put their own 2 cents to confuse consumers.

    Vanillin is never be a natural because it is not obtained from vanilla beans. Vanilla or Vanilla flavor contains natural vanillin which is different from artificial vanillin. Natural Vanillin is obtained from vanilla beans through alcohol and water extraction. Th8s is the reason Vanilla or vanilla flavor is not Halal. No food company writes natural vanillin under ingredients statement.

     

    Many people work at consumer department of a food company are not food technologist because the food companies cannot afford to employee food technologist. The people work at consumer department do not know  the requirements of Halal foods so please do not trust them.

     


    Category: General Question
    05-30-13 21:29:23
  • Some of the products listed in the cosmetics and personal care lists are not updated lately. Can you please ensure to see if they are still halal? And also in the lists you only put specific products, not like the whole brand, please indicate what that means. And lastly, there are lot's of brands out there that might be halal or not but they are not indicated in your lists. Like tressemme, garnier, pert, paul mitchell and etc. Why aren't they included in your lists, and most of the products listed are not available in drug stores, please add some that are more common if you can.Can you contact them to see if they sell any specific halal products. Thank you please verify me as soon as possible. I love your site but i would like you to updated fast just so the info. is still applied. Like for example, i heard that MAC is no longer halal, so small details would be nice. Thank you so much this has been so helpful for my life. - mastoureh
  • AOA

    This requires the help of 3 technical people, MCG can not offord to employee people because of our income. I am the only one who does every thing for free. My first priority is food products and food ingredients not cosmetic. So whenever I have time I will update it. I have no time to reserach every product of a cosmetic brand even for a food brand. This is not a cosmetic website and I am not a cosemetic chemist. I do not know many cosmetic ingredients.

    You can do the search by yourself,  just ask the cosmetic company whether all the ingredients are obtained from vegetable source or not, whether alcohol is used in fragrance or not whether Carmine is part of the ingredient list or not because it is a Haram ingredient.


    Category: General Question
    05-30-13 20:19:42
  • Is taco bell the restaurant 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.

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


    Category: General Question
    05-28-13 18:44:16
  • Can we use hand sanitizer which has alcohol as active ingredients? - Fathima
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: General Question
    05-28-13 07:07:44
  • Assalam o alaikum, Brother, I have searched your site about the machine slaughtered meat and stunning process, I have a few questions which I would request you to respond to: 1) Is stunning of animals and poultry halal or not under hanafi madhhab. 2) As machine slaughetered meat is also supplied to Saudi Arabia, how can any person who is there to perform Hajj and Umrah can ensure that he eats Halal hand slaughtered meat? 3) Similarly, where machine slaughtered and / or meat slaughteerd through stunning is certified halal by muslim certifying authorities of various countries, how can a Muslim travelling to other countries have hand slaughetered halal meat as per Shariah? Appreciate your kind response. Regards. - Ambreen
  • AOA

    There are diffrerent opinion about stunning among Islamic scholars, some says it is ok and others say not allowed. Machine slaughtered is not accepted as Halal Zabiha by 40 ulema from Britain. The best thing is to avoid consuming chaicken. I advise Muslims to avoid consumeing chicken if you are not sure it is machine slaughter or hand slaughter.


    Category: General Question
    05-27-13 21:33:30
  • Are charcoal tablets halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-27-13 09:22:14
  • are avon makeup products halal? - bint e noor
  • AOA

    Search Category: Non Food Products

    Seach results for the term: avon

    Total results generated: 1
    Category Name Brand Description
    Cosmetic Makeup Products Avon Some products are made with pork fat and some products are Kosher(December 2010).

    Category: General Question
    05-26-13 03:11:33
  • Are Dum-Dums halal - M.A.S
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    05-25-13 17:11:18
  • the list of halal food items (ice cream, Bread etc) mentioned on site of Muslim con. g. Does this list also applied to Japan - Mohammad Sharif Kakar
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: General Question
    05-24-13 19:28:48
  • aoa, just want to know the list of haram ingredients used in cosmetics - Muhammad Raza Ali Sheikh
  • AOA

    Gelatin, Carmine red color, pork fat based ingredients, non zabiha fat base ingredients, alcohol and alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: General Question
    05-24-13 05:23:53
  • Assalamoalaykum, I would like to know whether Fruitopia juice is halal or haram? - Riyaz
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-23-13 23:09:58
  • Are products manufactured in Saudi Arabia halal?? since almost none of them is Written halal and Saudi Arabia is an Islamic country, can we assume that their products are halal ? - Sawdah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-22-13 09:30:15
  • Asalamalaikum, I recently learned that there are many food items with insect fragments that we eat everyday, as listed in the FDA handbook for guidance, please visit the link below. Is there any guidance on such items and other food items that have insect fragments and other infestation or contaminants? http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/SanitationTransportation/ucm056174.htm - RK
  • AOA

    I spent 8 years analyzing insect fragments in Semolina, Durum flour and pasta products for Prince Macaroni Compnay. Insect fragment occur in flour, wheat base products not on milk or dairy ingredients, eggs and other products. I know the FDA's limit on insect fragrgments because I was QA Manager of Prince Macaroni for 8 years and incharge of QA for whole USA for Nabsico Oreo, Chips Ahoy, Snackwell Brownies for 3 1/2 years.

    The occurence of insect fragments is based on GMP, HAACP, and quality assurance practices of a food company.

    These are called as incidental insect fragmnet and which also happen at home too. But this is nothing to do witth sharia rule that all insect are Haram. This sharia rule based on obtaining ingredients from insect source such as Carmine red color, even insect secretion is also Halal, the honey is made from flower necters carried by honey bees.


    Category: General Question
    05-22-13 04:14:20
  • Is Ocean Spray products halal? - Garland Raheem Lloyd
  • AOA

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

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


    Category: General Question
    05-20-13 22:01:02
  • Assalamoualaikum, Can you please advise if Unreal candy is halal? Thank you. - taslimah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    05-20-13 18:58:47
  • Assalamu alikom How could I trust this organisation.are you allowed by govt.and there are so many organisations which are degrading the value of products for their benefit.why you people are not coming forward on tv channels or going to protest against these products.on internet only few people could know about it but large part of of Ummah could not get any information regarding this.plz justify. - seth
  • AOA

    The proof of trust Muslims for website is that alhumdulillah our website is logged in 159 countries and more than 2400 Muslims visit our website daily. I am providing this service free for Muslims and I do not get a penny for my services. I will truth about food products, food ingredienmts based on scientific knowledge, Quran and ahadith.

    I have no money to go on TV channels and we do not accept donations then tell me what should I do.


    Category: General Question
    05-19-13 01:25:45
  • Assalamualaikum, is mcvities milk chocolate biscuits halal in the UK? It says natural flavouring on the packet but I dont know if it was extracted using alcohol or not. Please let me know. Jazakh Allah Khayr - Tamanna
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-18-13 10:08:33
  • would like to know bb cream maybelline is halal or not? - suriati
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-17-13 23:45:00
  • Is red wine extract haram? It is mentioned as ingredient in "SP Complete" product for body cleansing or weight loss treatment - Abdel
  • AOA

    Wine Extract is a Haram ingredient and Muslims are not allowed to use it.


    Category: General Question
    05-17-13 13:32:58
  • I would be grateful if would please let me know if hovis and kings mill breads are halal. - ASIF IQBAL
  • AOA

    If it says suitable for vegetarian and has no flavor, no L-Cysteine then it is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    05-15-13 14:35:41
  • Assalamu alaikum alcohol denat and benzyl alcohol contained spray(e.g axe,yardley)is to be used or not and also tell which sprays are to be used. - Ahamed sulaiman
  • AOA

    You can use it.


    Category: General Question
    05-15-13 11:22:22
  • pls the agent of dubai syoss shampoo german product the information the agent place and telephone ,e-mail or fax tell me - abdifatah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    05-15-13 09:27:09
  • NIVEA LIPISTIC HALAL OR HARAM - SAGEER
  • AOA

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

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


    Category: General Question
    05-14-13 23:06:08
  • I want to know that Popcorn shrimp is now selling in RCSS canada. On the packet of 2Kgs. show only made in USA. & no other company's name.Pls inform me is that Halal or not? - Farrah naz
  • AOA

    Shrimp is mukhrooh for Hanafi Muslim, since it does not have kosher symbol then it is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    05-14-13 18:03:24
  • Allah says in Holy Quran: (Al-Ankabut: 45) إِنَّ الصَّلَاةَ تَنْهَىٰ عَنِ الْفَحْشَاءِ وَالْمُنكَرِ ۗ “Indeed, prayer prohibits immorality and wrongdoing” But we (Muslims) offer five times prayer daily and still we commit sins (intentionally and un-intentionally). Discuss that: What is lacking in our prayers and why our prayers do not stop us from sins - shahroze khan
  • AOA

    This is very good question only a qualified Islamic Scholar can answer it.


    Category: General Question
    05-14-13 06:29:47
  • Are romano cheese and bleu cheese halal? What about the other cheeses as well? I heard that it depends if rennet is used, it is not halal. Can you name me the halal cheese brands? - Servant of Allah
  • AOA

    Those cheeses are Halal only if they are Halal or Kosher certified.


    Category: General Question
    05-12-13 23:44:18
  • Are Avail Brand products halal? - Ku A Rahman Omar
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-12-13 20:21:04
  • hershey's kisses milk chocolate filled with caramel halal or not? - shakira
  • AOA

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

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

     


    Category: General Question
    05-11-13 19:36:53
  • assalamualaikum, sir i have heard a information that if a man didnot read jumma namaj for 3 weeks constant then he will lose his religion. is it right? - mina nargis
  • AOA

    Please ask this question to a Islamic Scholar. But Juma Namaz is not farz for women.


    Category: General Question
    05-11-13 01:58:00
  • Are there other chocolates, like m and m's and twix etc., besides Hershey's that use alcohol for processing? - 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.

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


    Category: General Question
    05-10-13 20:18:16
  • Is olive garden the restaurant, is the food halal or not? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I did not research it.


    Category: General Question
    05-10-13 05:33:15
  • I wanted to take rapid loss shakes to loose some weight but want to know if its halal first. Shukran Thank you - Is Rapid Loss products halal
  • AOA

    Sorry, I did not reserach any weight loss products but you can also lose weight though your diets with have side effect from taking peel. Stay from from sugery, salty and fatty product. I am sure Inshallah you will lose weught if  you determined to follow the strict low calorie, low sugar diet. Ramadan is coming in July, this best way to start your weight loss project.


    Category: General Question
    05-09-13 17:42:29
  • on many food products there is a M sign with halal written in english and arabic. like on ensure and pediasure ect...i want to know is that sign is mcg or other. can we use those products as halal . - abdul
  • AOA

    M sign is not MCG sign but it belongs to IFANCA organization. They Halal certify food products made with alcohol containing flavor and they also Halal certify Nucleotide which is grown on alcohol. They Halal certify machine slaughtered chicken as Zabiha Halal.

    MCG do not accept any food products or ingredients if they are Halal certified by IFANCA.


    Category: General Question
    05-09-13 09:43:14
  • Is crest 3d toothpaste hallal - Imrozia
  • AOA

    All Crest toothpaste are not made with animal by products.


    Category: General Question
    05-08-13 16:06:22
  • salaam, i JUST WANT TO KNOW. is fab icecream haraam? are doughnuts haraam? - farah
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-08-13 10:32:59
  • salam..can I get the status on lay's brand stax barbecue potato chips.. i recently buy these chips but i curious with the status..help me.. - wan
  • AOA

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

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


    Category: General Question
    05-08-13 06:25:00
  • I want to whether children's paracetamol is halal - Nazneen sultana
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-08-13 04:29:24
  • is it halal hersheys' chocolate? - raihan
  • AOA

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

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


    Category: General Question
    05-08-13 03:27:27
  • aslm alkm i know that denatured alcohol is toxic bcoz of the presence of methane and cannot be consumed at all.....what i want to know is..""is this denatured alcohol causes intoxication in its nature""?? i mean does it have intoxicating nature in its characteristics..???i know it cant be consumed....it has intoxicating property or not..??? - ayaan
  • AOA

    Denatured means destroy the intoxication qulaity. It is only recmmended for personal products.


    Category: General Question
    05-06-13 22:20:07
  • Ascorbic acid is Halal. But there's an ascorbic acid capsule sold in my country. I have no information about the capsule ingredient. I've decided to break the capsule open and discard the capsule and use only the ascorbic acid crystals inside as a skincare serum mixed with water. Will it be okay? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    If it is 100% Ascorbic Acid then it is OK.


    Category: General Question
    05-06-13 08:37:18
  • godrej hair color is useble or not - abdul
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-06-13 07:29:59
  • Hello, Do you know if Cullucor M5 or Cullucor C4 are Halal? If not, then are there any Halal Pre-workout supplements available that you know of? The Ingredients for Cullocor M5 are: 30 Servings Fruit Punch Serving Size1Scoop(1.07g) Servings Per Container60 Amount Per Serving % DV IGNITE Folate 250mcg 62% Vitamin B12 34mcg 575% Beta Alanine 500mg † Explosive Energy Blend 327mg † Caffeine Anhydrous (150 Mg), N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine, Mucuna Pruriens, Rauwolscine HCL, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 (As Methylcobalamin), Pridoxine Phosphate Serving Size1Scoop(17.72g) Servings Per Container30 Amount Per Serving % DV BUILD Calories 10 Sodium 15mg 1%** Total Carbohydrates 1g <1%** Vitamin C 250mg 417% Magnesium 244mg 61% L-Leucine 3000mg † Creatine MagnaPower® Magnesium Creatine Chelate 3000mg † Creatine Nitrate 2000mg † Beta Alanine 2000mg † Arginine AKG 2000mg † Betaine HCL 1000mg † Citrulline Malate 1000mg † Grape Seed Extract 200mg † ** Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet † Daily Value not established Other Ingredients: Silicon Dioxide, Citric Acid, Sucralose, Natural And Artificial Flavors, Malic Acid, Beet Juice (Color), Acesulfame Potassium (Ace-K) Creatine MagnaPower® Is A Registered Trademark Of Albion Laboratories, Inc, And Is Covered By U.S. Patent 6,114,379 And Patents Pending. Contains Soy Lecithin. Please advise. - Kashif
  • AOA

    The most important for any supplements is the Halal or kosher certification which protect Muslim consumers from adding Haram Hidden Ingredients. First please our website for Vitamins and if do not get then search your product at www.koshervitamins.com, It must not contain alcohol in flavor, no coating with shellac, no extract such as Rosemary Extract.


    Category: General Question
    05-05-13 19:03:26
  • what are kosher symbols & give list of kosher symbols. - uzma shahid
  • AOA

    OU, Circle K, Circle V, Kuf K, K, CRC and many more.


    Category: General Question
    05-05-13 09:40:01
  • is bubble tea halal? - saleem B
  • AOA

    I do not have information.

     


    Category: General Question
    05-05-13 00:43:07
  • If there is no certification symbol, why do you consider the product not Halal? e.g. Juicy juice Apple - Fadhel
  • AOA

    Because the ingredeints list doe not mentioned Hidden ingredients. Halal or Kosher symbol on the food package protect Muslims from adding Haram hidden ingredients. FDA allows hidden ingredients up to 2% of the formula.


    Category: General Question
    05-03-13 20:12:08
  • Is excel gum halal to eat - Raheel siddiqi
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    05-02-13 19:17:31
  • Is there a system in place, whereby we can tell whether a product is halal or not by looking at the barcode number? - Roland
  • AOA

    MCG is working on it.


    Category: General Question
    05-02-13 17:42:10
  • Assalamualaikum, I have emailed Ben and Jerrys food company regarding their status of vanilla extract in ice creams. They sent me a list of all products that contain alcohol as flavouring, but some products, such as chocolate fudge brownie was not present on it which contains vanilla extract too. I have emailed them again asking them specifically, but in the meantime will it be considered musbooh to eat ben and jerrys chocolate fudge brownie? GMWA foodguide inidicate alcohol flavoured ben and jerry products on their page, but they said chocolate fudge brownie and a couple of others didnt contain any alcoholic flavouring, even though it contains vanilla extract. Will it be considered musbooh to consume the ice cream? Jazakh Allah Khayr - Tamanna
  • AOA

    Any food product with Vanilla Extract is Haram because Vanilla Extract contains 35% alcohol. Ben & Jerry is not a good brand for ice cream because Coffee Health Crunch Ice Cream which Halal because it made without flavor.


    Category: General Question
    05-02-13 10:42:27
  • What are your thoughts on these Frito Lay products? Are all products listed in this list halal to consume? http://www.fritolay.com/your-health/us-products-made-without-porcine-enzymes.html - Sirmuri
  • AOA

    It does not mean they are Halal. Please follow those Frito Lay Products which are listed as Halal on our website.

    From Ingredients Description under Ingredients section:

    CHEESES AND ITS HALAL STATUS

    The following things have to be Halal in order for a cheese to be considered Halal: 1. Ingredients used to make the Mother Starter Culture growth Media ((if whey used, it has to be made from non animal rennet, Lactose is also from non animal rennet, yeast extract has to be from baker’s yeast). 2. Ingredients used to make the Bulk Starter Culture growth Media ((if whey used, it has to be made from non animal rennet, Lactose is also from non animal rennet, yeast extract has to be from baker’s yeast). 3. Starter Bacterial culture are Halal if they obtained from milk source and not from meat source, usually in practice they obtained from milk. 4. Milk Coagulating Enzyme, such as Microbial rennet used to coagulate milk or Rennet obtained from Zabiha slaughtered calves 5. Fat Hydrolyzing Enzyme, such as Microbial Lipases 6. Dairy ingredients such as Non Fat dry milk solid or cream or dry milk added 7. Artificial color such as artificial blue or green color is added to neutralize natural yellow color in curd for Asiago or Blue cheese 8. Media to grow mold Penicillium roquefortti providing blue color in blue cheese 9. Harmless plant based enzyme is added for curing or flavor development and growth media for biological curing agent used on the surface of Brick cheese 10. Flavoring, hydrolyzed lactose, whey for cold packed cheese food, gelatin(if it is used then it is not Halal) is allowed in cream cheese but most manufacturer use gums instead of gelatin. 11. Cheese must be Kosher certified(if kosher certification meets Halal requirements) or the starter culture bacteria, rennet, media upon which the culture bacteria grows has to be kosher certified or use of microbial rennet or Lipase or whey is made from using culture bacteria obtained from milk source, microbial rennet or milk is used as a media.


    Category: General Question
    05-02-13 07:42:05
  • Is special k cereal halal? - anisa
  • AOA

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

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


    Category: General Question
    05-02-13 06:40:08
  • I want to open one cake shope , it is hala way of earning because in cake shope i provide a b'day cake also???? - safana baig
  • AOA

    I can help to get those cake mixes which are kosher certified with out any alcohol in it. Please contact me with our contact e-mail.


    Category: General Question
    05-02-13 02:07:51
  • My daughter eats Betty Crocker Fruit Flavored snacks ( the dora little bites). Is this okay or not? - waf
  • AOA

    None of Betty Crocker Fruit Flavored Snacks are Halal.


    Category: General Question
    05-01-13 20:03:53
  • Is Laura mecier cosmetic halal - Roha khan
  • AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    05-01-13 17:58:52
  • red bull drink halal or haram ? - sohail
  • AOA

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


    Category: General Question
    04-30-13 17:28:32
  • Assalamualikum, i want to know if the dairy fresh swiss style is halal from usa - sultan
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: General Question
    04-30-13 17:12:56
  • Do shampoos, conditioners and bodywashes containing fruit or any vegetable extract, which are used in many brands,considered halal or are they haram. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Some do and does not. These companies do not tell what they use in extraction. Majority do not tell the presence of alcohol in fragrance. Tjhey only tell whether animal dervied ingredients are used in the shampoo and conditioners or not. But some company does tell that no animal by product and no alcohol such as Purrel Shampoo and White Rain Shampoo & Conditioner. 


    Category: General Question
    04-29-13 18:33:26
  • is Mc Donalds chicken halal??? COz we often visit Mc donalds. - Shaffat shaikh
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.because they are not slaughtered by Muslim.


    Category: General Question
    04-29-13 06:08:52
  • Assalamoalaykum, I would like to know Deep product samosa cheese pizza is halal or not? Please verify it and reply to my email address. Thank you Riyaz - RIYAZ CONTRACTOR
  • AOA

    Deep's 100% spices are Halal. Other products are not Halal such cheese pizza.


    Category: General Question
    04-28-13 15:32:41
  • can denatured alcohol causes intoxicity...???i asked bcoz i saw in one article as follows::: ""rule of impurity and prohibition to use such perfumes applies when the impure materials do not change during the manufacturing process. If alcohol no longer existed in its original form, but completely changed so as not to cause drunkenness then the resulting perfumes would no longer be considered impure.preponderant opinion is to avoid using such perfumes even if other materials are added to them and one can not drink them. The reason for avoiding perfumes is due to the impurity of the alcohol. as above lines,if denatured alcohol cuases intoxicity but cant drink bcoz of the addition of toxic chemicals,.it wont be permissible naa since it causes intoxicity.... so please anwer me whether denatured alcohol can cause intoxicity..??? - ayaan
  • AOA

    Yes, it is made with methane so it is toxic.


    Category: General Question
    04-28-13 05:18:34
  • Is Garrette's popcorn halal? i'm living in singapore. here's the link. ( http://www.garrettpopcorn.com/service/nutritional-information/ ) - Zulkifli
  •  

    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    04-28-13 01:23:50
  • is captain d sea food chain uses halal stuff for cooking there sea food. - sheik iliyaz
  •  

    AOA

    I do not have information.


    Category: General Question
    04-26-13 14:42:35
  • can denatured alcohol causes intoxicity...??? can we use face washes that contains ethyl alcohol as it is washed off soon after it is applied on the face..... - ayaan
  • AOA

    You can drink denatured alcohol because it contains toxic chemicale methane. Any face washes with alcohol are not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    04-24-13 23:07:48
  • I live in New York City. Is it haram to eat chicken from Popeyes Chicken (Luisiana Kitchen)? - Anika
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: General Question
    04-24-13 11:16:40
  • I am so sorry about the previous inquiry, i have just gone through your website, and mashaallah youre very good. Keep up the good work brothers and sisters. - Mohammed
  • AOA

    Thanks


    Category: General Question
    04-24-13 07:38:49
  • What information do you actually have? Just curious as to whether you know anything about halal products. - Mohammed
  • AOA

    35 years of US food industry food plants experience and developing 18 new products for supermarkets beside education in Cereal Technology.


    Category: General Question
    04-24-13 07:36:56