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Recent Questions:

  • What kind of gelatin is used in nature made fish oil? - Misbah Naveed
  • AOA

    Either pork or non zabiha beef.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-14-12 16:48:42
  • as there is a category mentioned in your book as wel as on your site that these products will be halal if no alcohol is used in it. so my question is how do we find out if there is any kind of alcohol in the products? as there may be some hidden ingredients in it? are there any specific types of alcoholic ingredients that we need to look for? jazakAllah kahir. - mrs rashid
  • AOA

    Only manufacturer knows whether there is alcohol is used in flavor of a food product. Only Food ingredients manufacturer knows whether ethyl alcohol was used food processing. Usally alcohol is not used as a hidden ingredient other tahn flavor but there some exception which you will find in our Alert section.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-14-12 13:29:04
  • can we use products containing linalool, as this is found in most shampoos and body wash, also betane - rohema
  • AOA

    Linalool or  β-linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, p-linalool, allo-ocimenol, and 2,6-dimethyl-2,7-octadien-6-ol is a Halal chemical, it does not contain Haram Ethyl Alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-14-12 00:24:01
  • is sugar alcohol halal in extra gum and other food products. - adina
  • AOA

    Most Sugar Alcohol are Halal except two, please read about it by searching at News section.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-13-12 20:23:28
  • e472e is halal? - Ansar Raja
  • AOA

    E 472 is Halal only if it is obtained from vegetable fat or a statment on the package "Suitable For Vegetarian".


    Category: Ingredients
    09-13-12 06:22:15
  • There is gelatin in centrum specialist energy multivitamin tablets. I want to know its source and whether it is okay to take it and the list for halal multivitamins and prenatal tablets. Jazaak Allah. - Ghazala Nasreen
  • AOA

    Centrum Vitamins are Haram if gelatin is from pork, please do not buy Centrume Vitamins but buy these Halal vitamins:

    Solgar's Halal Vitamins at Vitamin Shoppe stores

     

     The following Amino Acids, Mineral and Vitamins from Solgar brand are Halal at Vitamin Shoppe stores in USA and Canada. There are many vitamins products from solgar with or without kosher symbol Kuf K available at Vitamin Shoppe stores but they do not meet the Halal requirements so they are not Halal. Only following vitamins/minerals products from Solgar brand are Halal with kosher symbol Kuf K which meet the Halal requirements:

    Formula V VM 2000 Multinutrient(Multivitamins & Minerals)

    Vitamins Only

    Multivitamins  & Chelated Minerals Multi 11 Vegetable Capsules

    Formula V VM 75 Multivitamins with chelated mineral Veg Cap

    Vitamin B Folic acid 800 mg

    Non Flush Niacin 5000 mg

    Pentothenic Acid 550 mg

    B-Complex 100

    Vitamin B6 25 mg

    Vitamin B 12 500 mg

    Vitamin B 6 250 mg

    Vitamin B1 500 mg

    Vitamin B2 100 mg

    Biotin 1000 mg

    Choline/Inosit 500 mg

    Inositol 500 mg

    Folic Acid 400 MCG

    Calcium Citrate with Vitamin D3

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate with Vitamin D

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Boron

    Chelated Calcium Magnesium 1 : 1

    Calcium Magnesium

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Zinc

    Vitamin K 100 MCG

    Chelated Iron

    Gentle Iron 25 mg

    Chelated Zinc

    Zinc Citrate 30 mg

    Zinc 50 mg

    Chelated Magnesium Calcium 2 : 1

    Magnesium with Vitamin B6

    Chelated Manganese

    Magnesium Citrate

    L-Lysine 500 mg

    L-Methionine 500 mg

    Taurine 500 mg

    NAC (Antioxidant) 600 mg

    Vitamin C Crystals

    Liquid Vitamin E

    Dry E 400 IU

    Vitamin E 400 IU(International Unit)

    Beta Carotene 10, 000 IU

    Vitamin A 5000 IU

    Natural Vitamin D 3 1000 IU

     

     

    Gelatin containing Food Products, Multivitamins and Fish Oils are not Halal unless they contain Fish Gelatin

     


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 16:54:27
  • Is natural flavor vanilla halal? Also is Belgian Pralines Assorted Truffles halal? - Owais Siddiqui
  • AOA

    Natural Vanilla Flavor is not Halal because alcohol is used to extract the vanilla flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 15:55:00
  • I just bought a batch of ginger bread cookies and saw that in the ingredients was written "Triacetin". I was just wondering if it is Halal or Haram?? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is made glycerol and Acetic Acid and only Halal if glycerin is from vegetable fat. If the package has a kosher symbol, no alcohol in flavor then Triacetin is Halal because it is made from vegetable fat glycerin otherwise it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 14:31:41
  • solgar omega 3 950 mg capsules whaich have gelatine is it Halal - Taha
  • AOA

    Solgar Natural Omega-3 Vegetarian DHA 200 mg Vegetarian Suitable Not Certified Kosher  50 Vegetarian Softgels are not Halal.

    Please use Maxi Health Kosher Maxi Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA BUY 1 GET 1 FREE 100 MaxiGels because it is made with Halal fish gelatin.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 12:08:24
  • Is Gealtin used in solgar capsules Halal? - Taha
  • AOA

    Solgar gelatin capsules are Halal only if they made with fish gelatin and kosher certified.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 11:51:05
  • salam,i want to know about cream half n half. brand name is tuscan and it has u symbol with circle and D without circle.... ultra-pasteurized ingredients are milk,cream,less than 0.5% of disodium phosphate and sodium citrate..... and it has also written no artificial hormones.... 2ns question about butter brand name is hotel bar chef's special butter n it has also u and D sign u with circle.... and ingredients are cream,salt... and it contains milk.... can u tell me soon are these halal? one thing more can we use every milk which has kosher symbol u with circle and D without cirle... i m talking about plain milk....(whole.2%,1% and fat free) will u plz guide me....JAZAKALLAH - misba
  • AOA

    Half & Half from any brand is Halal. Hotel Bar Salted butter is also Halal. It is available in NY, NJ supermarkets.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 07:46:38
  • polyglyceryl-2 caprate halah or not? - rani
  • AOA

    It is only Halal if made from vegetable fat.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 07:27:25
  • Cicis alfredo sauce contains gelatin. is it pork gelatin? - Ahmed
  • AOA

    CiCIS products are not Halal and usally they use pork gelatin.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 07:06:03
  • is the chedder cheese halal in great value jzk - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because there is no kosher symbol on it.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-12-12 05:18:55
  • I would like to know if avon moisture therapy hand cream is made with pork? - Schkena Bass
  • AOA

    Avon is only one who can answer your question becaus eI do not know the source of their ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-11-12 14:12:50
  • i was looking in the ingredients of the some of the makeups, carmine or cochineal is not there ,but something called pigment is in it ,is it ok - SHAFIA
  • AOA

    The problem with solvent use with pigment and it is only Halal if teh solvent is Halal. The manufactirer is the one who know whether solvent and source of pigment.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-11-12 00:55:07
  • salam i want to ask about maybelline product ( compact powder) it is use the halal ingredient? - nurul rasyidah munirah
  • AOA

    Please pick cosmetic which are suitable for Muslims from our website.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-09-12 18:19:58
  • does centrum silver for men and cetrum for women has gelatin? - reeyan
  • AOA

    Centrum is not a Halal brand of vitamins because they may use pork gelation. Use these vitamins which are Halal:

    Solgar's Halal Vitamins at Vitamin Shoppe stores

     

     The following Amino Acids, Mineral and Vitamins from Solgar brand are Halal at Vitamin Shoppe stores in USA and Canada. There are many vitamins products from solgar with or without kosher symbol Kuf K available at Vitamin Shoppe stores but they do not meet the Halal requirements so they are not Halal. Only following vitamins/minerals products from Solgar brand are Halal with kosher symbol Kuf K which meet the Halal requirements:

    Formula V VM 2000 Multinutrient(Multivitamins & Minerals)

    Vitamins Only

    Multivitamins  & Chelated Minerals Multi 11 Vegetable Capsules

    Formula V VM 75 Multivitamins with chelated mineral Veg Cap

    Vitamin B Folic acid 800 mg

    Non Flush Niacin 5000 mg

    Pentothenic Acid 550 mg

    B-Complex 100

    Vitamin B6 25 mg

    Vitamin B 12 500 mg

    Vitamin B 6 250 mg

    Vitamin B1 500 mg

    Vitamin B2 100 mg

    Biotin 1000 mg

    Choline/Inosit 500 mg

    Inositol 500 mg

    Folic Acid 400 MCG

    Calcium Citrate with Vitamin D3

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate with Vitamin D

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Boron

    Chelated Calcium Magnesium 1 : 1

    Calcium Magnesium

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Zinc

    Vitamin K 100 MCG

    Chelated Iron

    Gentle Iron 25 mg

    Chelated Zinc

    Zinc Citrate 30 mg

    Zinc 50 mg

    Chelated Magnesium Calcium 2 : 1

    Magnesium with Vitamin B6

    Chelated Manganese

    Magnesium Citrate

    L-Lysine 500 mg

    L-Methionine 500 mg

    Taurine 500 mg

    NAC (Antioxidant) 600 mg

    Vitamin C Crystals

    Liquid Vitamin E

    Dry E 400 IU

    Vitamin E 400 IU(International Unit)

    Beta Carotene 10, 000 IU

    Vitamin A 5000 IU

    Natural Vitamin D 3 1000 IU

     

     


    Category: Ingredients
    09-09-12 05:40:13
  • i want to know about biotin is it halal?in germany it is used as ingredient in candies. shabana - shabana anjum
  • AOA

    Biotin is a Vitamin H or Coenzyme R and it is Halal only it is made synthetically or from Halal sources and only manufacturer knows its source.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-09-12 04:25:06
  • I asked you a verification about CHIPOTLE restaurant a few days ago on Vegetarian Resource Group website and I think you couldn\'t find it on their website..Now here is a link below ; can you please go ahead and check out the link... http://www.vrg.org/journal/vj2008issue2/veggieRestaurantChains.htm Thanks a lot - Sheikha
  • AOA

    I do not know or somebody else is requesting this information because I was in Turkey and could not find time to contact them because they have problem on their website about vegetarian foods and I will publishe dresults after investigation. The person who wrote about the fact on their veggi website do not have no information about their conflicting messages on chipotle website.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-08-12 20:59:27
  • is soya lecithin E322 halal or haram? - aqsa
  • AOA

    It is a Halal emulsifier.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-08-12 20:19:27
  • I emailed Smucker's regarding if their product "Uncrustables" had any animal by products and was suitable for vegetarians, they said in response: "In response to your inquiry, there are no added animal by-products in the Smucker's® Uncrustables® Sandwiches." Does this mean they are halal? - Usman
  • AOA

    I could not find them in Wal-mart. I need full ingredients statement and a kosher symbol on the package to find ou whether they are Halal or not.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-08-12 16:34:56
  • Is the following ingredients yogurt coated Almond candy halal? Yogurt coating (sugar, partially hydrogenated palm kernal oil, nonfat dry yogurt) (nonfat dry milk and yogurt and culture), (soy lecithin added as an emuisfier, titanium dioxide, salt and pure vanilla), almonds, corn or peanut oil, confectioner’s glaze (shellac), Maltodextrin, corn syrup. Thank you and Jazak Allah - Ishaq K
  • AOA

    Pure vanilla is a Haram ingredient because it is extracted with alcohol so this candy is Haram.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-07-12 18:19:29
  • Is it GNC Pro Performance® Branched Chain Amino Acids 1800 halal..? this ingredient contain GELATIN(BOVINE) is it allowed.. thanks.. - FIRDAUS
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because our Ulema do not consider non zabiha beef as Halal. Also GNC products are not Halal because they are not kosher certified. Please search at www.koshervitamins.com for above product which is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-07-12 14:06:42
  • Asalamu alicom, I hope this finds you in the best of health. I am living in Malta and I am the President of the Islamic community of Malta,was asked my our Imam to accompany him for a visit of one of the leading bread industries here in Malta.The factory were ready to go Halal. They want us to certify their products as Halal. I asked them to first send me by mail their ingredients used in the production of bread and pastery and then if all ok, We would then visit there line of process for the production to ensure that the process is running without contamination. I have been checking your website and other sites regarding the halal list and it was of great help, but I have several questions 1. Are poppy seeds halal 2. What is the point of view of the scholars in regards of the hadith of the prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) in the case of Rennet. jazzakumu allahu kheiran - Mourad Suleiman
  • AOA

    There are many issue beside the ingredients such lubricant used on the oven band to protect baked products such as cookies sticking to band oven. The lubricant should be from vegetable fat. If they use pork by products on the same bakery such pork fat based emulsifiers and dough conditioners the Halal certification can not be done. Poppy seeds Halal according to many Ulema but Saudi Ulema has problem with it and they are banned in Saudi Arabia. If microbial rennet available in Malta then there is no need to used non zabiha beef rennet. Our Ulema in USA do not consider non zabiha beef meat in supermarkets. But if there is no Halal rennet (microbial rennet) then you have to talk to some other ulema.

    Halal certification of bakery is not easy, you need the help of Bakery scientist and his experience in working in bakery plants.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-07-12 09:41:20
  • Assalamualikum I talked to m n m s costumer representative abt natural vanilla flavourings. He said they do not add alcohol in the flavour bt there is some naturally presented which evaporates during the cooking process .is tht make it halal. Also the food color red he said tht its all man made no animal derived color is used Is tht mqke m n m chocolates halal - mrs zeeshan
  • AOA

    It does not matter that alcohol is evaported. It  is a Haram product.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-07-12 08:46:19
  • Assalamualikum I emailed nestle n they said we used one tenth of a one percent amount of alcohol in all chocolates n icecreames as a flavor carrier . No alcohol is added in the final product so thts y not listed in ingredients. In this situaton isitihak is appliued where a minimum amount of haram(less then .5% added in huge amount of halal making it halal - mrs zeeshan
  • AOA

    Alcohol is a hidden ingredients of flavors and they flavor after ice cream pasteurized and cool dowm so a large amount of alcohol remains in the ice crea. Nestle ice cream is only Halal if no falvor is used in ice cream or if they use Vanillin a artificial vanilla flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-07-12 08:42:13
  • oriflame make up products available in Pakistan are made with all halal ingredients? - minahil
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-06-12 13:43:49
  • Asslam O Alaikum Here is the ingredients of an Italian bread I bought from Dominicks. Please let me know if it is halal. Ingriedients: Enriched unbleached wheat flour(wheat flour, malted barley flour, niacin, iron, Thiamin, mononitrate, folic acid), water, salt, oatem, enzymes soybean oil, ascorbic acid, yeast" Is this halal, since it does not have any diglycerides? Also, chester company came with these new chips "Chester puffcorn flamin" hot chips. These chips have a kosher symbol and no alcohol Here is the website http://www.fritolay.com/our-snacks/chesters-flamin-hot-puffcorn.html - bluemoon
  • AOA

    Every ingredients in Italian bread is Halal except Oatem, do you spell right because Oaten means Oat Straw if irt is oaten thebn it is Halal other please contact Dominicks. Cheseter product are recently searched and the results are on our website. It does not mean Halal if it kosher symbol if they use yeast extract and cheese then the yeast extract is from brewer yeast which is a by product of beer and it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-06-12 07:19:24
  • what is the source of l acidophilus used in yogurt? - aziza
  • AOA

    They are bacteria and they are Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-06-12 04:28:28
  • Are these halal? Cetostearyl alcohol, macrogol cetostearyl ether, chlorocresol, sodium dihydrogen phosphate, sodium hydroxide , phosphoric acid? - auwais
  • AOA

    Except Cetostearyl Alcohol, all other ingredients are Halal. Cetostearyl alcohol is not a alcohol but fat wax and it is only Halal if made from vegetable fat. Manufacturer is only one who knows the source of it.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-06-12 02:25:07
  • Palmolive soap available in pakistan is made of halal ingredients?secondly which are the brands that are providing halal makeup products and is available in pakistan?max factor base is halal? - Hiba
  • AOA

    I have no inforamtion on products made in Pakistan.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-05-12 12:49:50
  • Asalamu aleykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu...i have a doubt about some cocoa flavors, the company wich produce the flavor, use as a main ingredient a formula with 0,67 % of ethanol, then add some ingredients all of them from vegetal origin, and after a dry process the final product contains 0.26 % of ethanol. I know very well that use ethanol from the begining is haram, but the queston is if the percentage is considered as haram because not cause intoxication...thanks very much for tour soon reply. Jazakarallah Kheir, wassalam. - nadeema
  • AOA

    Islamic Sharia do not have any allowance for percentage of intoxication such as alcohol. MCG ulema said when Halal ingredients are contaminated with alcohol they became Haram. So product you mentioned is a Haram product and it does not matter whether intoxicate or not or evaportae during baking.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-05-12 07:48:55
  • Salaam alaykum. Does Mirinda have in it alcohol? - Sakib Shahadat Ali
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-04-12 21:09:32
  • palmolive soap range is halal? - hiba
  • AOA

    Palmolive bar soap is made with non zabiha beef fat and some ulema say it is not Harm but can use it make sure nothing left on your body.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-04-12 11:49:56
  • Asaalamualaikum,please let me know if pillsbury hot roll mix is halal? JazakAllah khairb - Rubiya
  • AOA

    If it has kosher symbol no alcohol in flavor then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-04-12 09:45:48
  • Assalamu Alaikum 1) Is denatured ethyl alcohol in perfumes Halal? You must be aware, ethyl is converted to poisonous liquid by denaturing process, there by making it unfit for human consumption. 2) As per Hadees, body of a dead animal is Najs and haram to eat it. But, it is Halal to use their skin as clothing, belts,shoes etc after tanning the skin. On this basis, is it OK to use perfume with any alcohol? Thanks Ramiz S Thaika - Ramiz S Thaika
  • AOA

    Denatured alcohol in perfume can be used but not ethyl alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-04-12 03:51:07
  • AOA Do you know any bodybuilding supplements which have no Haram ingredients? - Muhammad A SAleem
  • AOA

    From our News section:

     

    The Halal whey protein is available from Global Health Products Inc. company. The product name is Global Health ProCel Whey Protein Powder Unflavored Dairy 10 Oz. Product # GH - 80. It can be obtained from www.globalhp.com. This product is kosher certified and use for body building and nutritional needs.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-03-12 21:30:49
  • Can you verify chipotle restaurant\'s claim,as I was reading on Vegetable Resource Group website saying they use animal free rennet,No gelatin,no L cysteine etc? You can look up on their website and help me out please? Thanks a lot - Sheikha
  • AOA

    Tghere is no such thing you mentioned on their websit, so it can not be verified.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-03-12 16:28:17
  • Is Monoglyceride citrate halal? if the monoglyceride is from a vegetarian source e.g. plants? - Auwais
  • AOA

    If it is from vegetable fat then it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    09-01-12 04:04:06
  • is the alchohol ingredient in crest whitening plus scope halal? - Bara\'atu Isa
  • AOA

    It is not Halal product because of alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-31-12 11:25:54
  • alslam alayekom..i live in a Muslim country (Kuwait) is vanilla natural flavor also haram there? do they use alcohol? or you are talking about Canada and usa only? thanks - ahmed
  • AOA

    Vanilla flavors obtained by extracting the vnatural vanillin from vanilla beans by ethyl alcohol is Haram all over the world. Only vanilla flavor ontained by using supercritical CO2 method is Halal because alcohol is not involved.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-30-12 06:45:48
  • Are bonito flakes halal? - SAba
  • AOA

    I do not have access to their ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-29-12 20:38:58
  • I'm using a cream that contains c12-c15 alcohol benzoate ...... is it halal? - sana
  • AOA

    Benzoate alcohol is Halal but I do not know the other ingredients of cream, please contact manufacturer and ask about use of animal derived ingredients and alcohol in fragrance in their cream. If they say no to both question then you can use it.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-29-12 09:19:57
  • I am using revital as daily health supplement.I would like to know the which animal's by-product is used in Gelatin used in revital ? - Vamshi
  • AOA

    It is a Haram product because it may be made with pork gelatin. For Halal supplement please go the Vitamin Shoppe store and buy these Halal vitamisn and minerals:

     

    Seach results for the term: solgar

    Total results generated: 3

    New Title Description Date
    Solgar's Halal Vitamins at Vitamin Shoppe stores

     

     The following Amino Acids, Mineral and Vitamins from Solgar brand are Halal at Vitamin Shoppe stores in USA and Canada. There are many vitamins products from solgar with or without kosher symbol Kuf K available at Vitamin Shoppe stores but they do not meet the Halal requirements so they are not Halal. Only following vitamins/minerals products from Solgar brand are Halal with kosher symbol Kuf K which meet the Halal requirements:

    Formula V VM 2000 Multinutrient(Multivitamins & Minerals)

    Vitamins Only

    Multivitamins  & Chelated Minerals Multi 11 Vegetable Capsules

    Formula V VM 75 Multivitamins with chelated mineral Veg Cap

    Vitamin B Folic acid 800 mg

    Non Flush Niacin 5000 mg

    Pentothenic Acid 550 mg

    B-Complex 100

    Vitamin B6 25 mg

    Vitamin B 12 500 mg

    Vitamin B 6 250 mg

    Vitamin B1 500 mg

    Vitamin B2 100 mg

    Biotin 1000 mg

    Choline/Inosit 500 mg

    Inositol 500 mg

    Folic Acid 400 MCG

    Calcium Citrate with Vitamin D3

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate with Vitamin D

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Boron

    Chelated Calcium Magnesium 1 : 1

    Calcium Magnesium

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Zinc

    Vitamin K 100 MCG

    Chelated Iron

    Gentle Iron 25 mg

    Chelated Zinc

    Zinc Citrate 30 mg

    Zinc 50 mg

    Chelated Magnesium Calcium 2 : 1

    Magnesium with Vitamin B6

    Chelated Manganese

    Magnesium Citrate

    L-Lysine 500 mg

    L-Methionine 500 mg

    Taurine 500 mg

    NAC (Antioxidant) 600 mg

    Vitamin C Crystals

    Liquid Vitamin E

    Dry E 400 IU

    Vitamin E 400 IU(International Unit)

    Beta Carotene 10, 000 IU

    Vitamin A 5000 IU

    Natural Vitamin D 3 1000 IU

     


    Category: Ingredients
    08-29-12 01:02:32
  • I was wondering if the glycerin in nivea face wash and chapstic are haram because of glycerin? - hiii
  • AOA

    Only the manufacturer knows the source so please call their 800 number to findout.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-28-12 17:06:59
  • Is the cheddar cheese extract in the "smartfood popcorn with white cheddar cheese" Halal? - Halima
  •  AOA

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


    Category: Ingredients
    08-27-12 14:54:18
  • i found ice cream that listed an ingredient as to quote -"Artificial vanilla flavor" and under it- "Artificial strawberry flavor" are these halal ingredients? please respond soon and may Allah(SWT) bless u - anonymous
  •  AOA

    Artificial strawberry flavor may contain alcohol so it is not a Halal ingredient. Artificial vanilla flavor is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-27-12 08:06:12
  • Is protein wheat flour halal in europe - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-26-12 09:21:06
  • IS lanolin alcohol halal for eating? - sadia
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-25-12 12:27:00
  • is it only the america one or is it every 7up haraam - Ashraf
  • AOA

    Only in USA and Canada. But I do not know about other countries except France.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-25-12 09:10:41
  • Assalama Aleikum, I wanted to know if the ingredients L-carnitine and gelatin are halal in the lipotropic fat burners? It is a weight loss pill. Thank you, Salaam - Afshan Mohammad
  • AOA

     L-carnitine is a amino acid and is Halal if obtained from vegetable protein and Haram if obtained from pork prodtein. Gelatin is Haram if obtained from pig and non zabiha beef gelatin is not Halal according nto MCG criteria.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-23-12 08:08:40
  • I need to know if mountain dew contains alchol or not with refrences from reliable sources. - Sameer
  • AOA

    Since we send Pepsi, Coke and 7 Up for alcohol detecion and find out alcohol is present in Coke and 7 Up. We assign all soft drink as Mushbooh because we can not offord to pay the analysis fee.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-23-12 00:16:49
  • Assalam o Alaikum I have investigated and received email from Tim Hortons that all donuts with fillings have alcohol in their flavors, iced capp has alcohol in flavor, french vanilla has alcohol in flavor. Simple donuts are alcohol free but there is no report on glazed donuts. May Allah swt guide us all. Wsalams. - Muhammad Farooq
  • AOA

    I have recently recieved ingredients list from Tim Horton Canada and have no time to evaluate. But all alcohol containing Tim Horton products are not Haram.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-22-12 10:25:32
  • Hi, I regularly have egg and cheese croissant sandwich from dunkin' donuts for breakfast They have 3 kind of cheese's there. American cheese, regular cheddar cheese and white cheddar cheese. Can you please let me know which one's are halal? Thank you - Sadiya
  • AOA

    None of the cheeses and croissant are Halal at Dunkin Donut.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-22-12 07:08:06
  • is calcium hydroxide halal all over the world? - ali
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-21-12 11:52:02
  • hello i am a rn in a pediatric practice, and i am trying to educate a muslim family on why they should feed their baby gerber good start soy based formula rather then the regular gerber good start formula. basicallly my question is what is the pork product contained in gerber goodstart formula (non soy)?? - Victoria
  • AOA

    Nestle owns the Gerber brand and all Good Start baby foods are not kosher certified so they are not Halal. If you can write baby food under search then clcik Food by Cateory then click Show only Halal, you will get list of all Halal baby foods with different brands.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-21-12 08:43:39
  • Please i need some fatwas regarding yeast Extract paste , and Brewers yeast . Thank you for your help - Nizar
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    Brewer Yeast:

    Brewer Yeast is used in beer making. After beer making it is separated from beer, washed dries and use in food products. MCG do not consider it Halal because alcohol or beer during beer making penetrate inside brewer cells and will not convert into new thing.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-20-12 06:46:38
  • Are corn flour and vegetable oil halal in Europe - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    100% corn flour and 100% vegetable oil are Halal in Europe.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-19-12 05:03:47
  • is calcium caseinate halal or haram - shehreyar ali
  • AOA

    Only if it is kosher certified or if a kosher symbol appears on a food product containing Calcium Caesinate because it is made from milk prrotein caesin whther clotting milk with halal or haram rennet.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-19-12 02:13:30
  • I would like to know the ingredient in Gatorade & the Powerade drinks that makes it haram. - Uncle Samir
  • AOA

    Alcohol in flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-18-12 15:21:58
  • is sorbital found in sweets halaal. - i dhorat
  • AOA

    Sorbitol is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-18-12 04:43:59
  • Is pepsi halaal? Does it contain alcohol? - naseeruddin
  • AOA

    No alcohol was detected in Pepsi, so it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-17-12 23:56:02
  • Is Alcohol sd, Alcohol denat haraam or halal. - Mohammed Siddeek.
  • AOA

    Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-16-12 00:04:50
  • can i use this product? Rojukiss Perfect Pore-Less Serum - jamil
  • AOA

    I have no inforamtion.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-15-12 10:08:19
  • AOA Please guide me if polysorbate 80 is halal if it comes with a kosher symbol- JazakAllah khair - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Ploysorbate 80 is Halal only if there is kosher symbol on the package and other ingredients are Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-15-12 06:00:25
  • Is gelatin in PALAFER capssles (300 mg) is haram? - Anjum Pervaiz
  • AOA

    Yes if it is from pork gelatin.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-14-12 21:03:28
  • I apologise for taking a lot of your time. This will be my last question about juices, if there is a juice that doesn't say 100% and it is not concentrate but contains sweetener, preservative, vitamin c, citric acid this will also be halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    There is no such juice in USA without fruit juice concentrate or 100% juice.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-14-12 08:46:55
  • just i want know.palafer iron medcation.has gelaten. - muniba
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because itcontains gelatin. Please buy Solgar's Chelated Iron from Vitamin Shoppe which is Halal:

    Solgar's Halal Vitamins at Vitamin Shoppe stores

     

     The following Amino Acids, Mineral and Vitamins from Solgar brand are Halal at Vitamin Shoppe stores in USA and Canada. There are many vitamins products from solgar with or without kosher symbol Kuf K available at Vitamin Shoppe stores but they do not meet the Halal requirements so they are not Halal. Only following vitamins/minerals products from Solgar brand are Halal with kosher symbol Kuf K which meet the Halal requirements:

    Formula V VM 2000 Multinutrient(Multivitamins & Minerals)

    Vitamins Only

    Multivitamins  & Chelated Minerals Multi 11 Vegetable Capsules

    Formula V VM 75 Multivitamins with chelated mineral Veg Cap

    Vitamin B Folic acid 800 mg

    Non Flush Niacin 5000 mg

    Pentothenic Acid 550 mg

    B-Complex 100

    Vitamin B6 25 mg

    Vitamin B 12 500 mg

    Vitamin B 6 250 mg

    Vitamin B1 500 mg

    Vitamin B2 100 mg

    Biotin 1000 mg

    Choline/Inosit 500 mg

    Inositol 500 mg

    Folic Acid 400 MCG

    Calcium Citrate with Vitamin D3

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate

    Calcium Magnesium Citrate with Vitamin D

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Boron

    Chelated Calcium Magnesium 1 : 1

    Calcium Magnesium

    Calcium Magnesium Plus Zinc

    Vitamin K 100 MCG

    Chelated Iron

    Gentle Iron 25 mg

    Chelated Zinc

    Zinc Citrate 30 mg

    Zinc 50 mg

    Chelated Magnesium Calcium 2 : 1

    Magnesium with Vitamin B6

    Chelated Manganese

    Magnesium Citrate

    L-Lysine 500 mg

    L-Methionine 500 mg

    Taurine 500 mg

    NAC (Antioxidant) 600 mg

    Vitamin C Crystals

    Liquid Vitamin E

    Dry E 400 IU

    Vitamin E 400 IU(International Unit)

    Beta Carotene 10, 000 IU

    Vitamin A 5000 IU

    Natural Vitamin D 3 1000 IU

     


    Category: Ingredients
    08-13-12 18:54:30
  • AOA, I\'ve been using AXE deodorants for a long time. Today by chance I read its ingredients and I saw \"SD Alcohol 40-B(Alcohol Denat.)\" I got very worried and concerned about all those salat that I performed in the past wearing this deodorant. Please clear if this invalidates one\'s salat or not. Jazak Allah - Osama Siddiqui
  • AOA

    Specillay Denatured alcohols are Halal because ethyl alcohol is denatured.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-12-12 15:01:37
  • I do not have a juice to tell you the ingredients of. I would just like to know if juices that are not 100% can be halal.Even if they contain citric acid or sweetner or preservative, and if juices that ain't 100% have been pastuerised, they will be halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    Please exclude the discussion about pasterization. This is last time I am your questions.

    1. All 100% Juice except apple juicewith or without citric acid or vitamin c are Halal.

    2. All 100% Juices with flavor are not halal because alcohol is used in flavor.

    3. All Juices made with juice conentrate, sweetener, preservative, Citric acid vitamin c are Halal if it conatins apple juice then these juices must have a kosher symbol on the package.

    4. All apple juices without kosher symbol are not Halal because pork or beef gelatin is used during apple juice processing.

    5. All juices made with juice concentrate minus apple juice concentrate,  sweeteners, preservative, citric acid and vitamin c only as ingredients then it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-12-12 11:41:01
  • Assalam o Alikum, I'm in Saudi Arabia and I have bought Vitabotics Feroglobin Capsules made by Thompson and Capper Ltd In ingredients it states Capsule Shell (Pharmaceutical Grade Gelatin) Can you please advise if this gelatin is halal for consumption by Muslims. May ALLAH help you and grant ultimate success in guiding and helping muslims - Rehan Goreja
  • AOA

    I think that gelatin is from cow not from pork because Saudi Arabia do not allow pork in the country. It will be probably from non zabiah cow. MCG donot consider non zbaiha beef as zabiha.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 15:31:42
  • I am just asking you generally, so can you tell me what a juice that isn't 100% must contain/not contain to be halal? I say this because I feel that as long as they don't contain flavour it is halal? is that correct? - Auwais
  • AOA

    Please send me complet list of ingredients of juice, its name and its brand name. Then I can tell whether it is Halal or not.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 14:49:42
  • Aoa is honey a halal ingredient all over the world? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Honey is Halal all over the world.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 14:25:50
  • is there any pork in gerber good start soy - Iisha Yahya
  • AOA

    If there is kosher symbol on the container then there is no pork.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 12:43:10
  • All 100% juices are halal? but if there is a juice that doesnt say 100% will it also be halal? e.g. if it contains preservatives or sweetners as long as there is no flavor used? - Auwais
  • AOA

    You have to provide me the complet list of ingredients then I will tell you whetehr it is Halal or not.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 11:59:11
  • Is the gelatin contained in Nature's Bounty vitamins from a halal source (i.e. vegan, vegetarian) - Hafsa Saadia
  • AOA

    Gelatin will not be part of vegetarian because it is obtained from animal. Nature Bounty Vitamins are not Halal because they are not kosher certified. Please write "Solgar" in search then click News you will get list og Halal vitamins from Solgar brand at Vitamin Shoppe store in your town. You can also get Halal vitamins from www.koshervitamins.com


    Category: Ingredients
    08-11-12 01:08:09
  • If juices that ain't 100%, have been pasteurized or contain preservative or sweetener, will these be halal? Also, is sunseed oil halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    If it is made with juice concentrater or 100 juice, seetener, prservative then Halal but should not contain flavors.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-10-12 11:58:10
  • Aoa I want to know how vinegar is prepared in west? With intervention or without?is any catalyst used here in US? Also if see vinegar as an ingredient,is it halal vinegar or not in US made product? - Sana c
  • AOA

    Vunegar in USA is made with two method, one is called packed gerenator system and submerged system. The common vinegar White distilled vinegar is made from dilute alcohol where Azetobacter bacteri convert alcohol into Acetic Acid and Water in presence of air, you can air as catalyst. Vinegar is also made from sugar containing raw material where sugar is converted to alcohol by yeast then alcohol to acetic acid and water by azetobacter bacteria. Invert coars material is used in packed generator system. Aerotor is used in submerged method. All the material used in both material are Halal that includes wood chips.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 23:56:18
  • Jzk for the reply regarding propylene glycol. I have been doing further research online and have found some sources saying that propylene glycol is toxic in large quantities. Do you know if this is correct and do you have any further information about this? May Allah reward you for your hard work, it is very much appreciated, - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is used in foods, paints, and auto but I did not it is toxic. But Propylene Glycol is GRAS (Generally Recozned as Safe)approved by FDA.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 16:03:59
  • artificial ethyl vanillin flavour- please could you let me know urgently whether the above is halal? If it is masbooh, then what do I need to inquire from the manufacturer to know its halal status? May Allah reward you for your excellent work. Jazakallah khair. - M ADAM
  • AOA

    Ethyl vanillin is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 13:45:11
  • I have heard that propylene glycol is an alcohol, so does that mean propylene is haram? I would like to purchase a product that has kosher logo but it contains propylene glycol so I am unsure if it is permissible to consume. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    You heard it wrong. It is a Halal solvent made from petroleum and has no alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 08:55:44
  • Is Aginomotto halal? - Mir Munawar Ali
  • AOA

    In USA and Canada the Monosodium Glutamate from Ajinomonto company of USA is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-09-12 08:35:28
  • AOA I was wondering if Vinegar containing Sake and Grain Alcohol is halal - Bibi
  • AOA

    White distilled vinegar is made with dilute alcohol so there is no alcohol. It doesnot contain Sake.Sake is used in Japan but some Japanees restaurant may have it.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-08-12 21:06:45
  • AOA, What percentage of alcohol conceiderd haram if it's present in any food or processing. - Sobia
  • AOA

    Alcohol is a intoxicant and every intoxicant is Haram in large quantity or small quantity. There is no low percent of alcohol is allowed in food product to be consider Halal. Muslims, Muftis and Muslim countries used non Islamic excuses to make little alcohol in food products as Halal. Ask them to provide refernces in Quran and ahadith. If you look the data on our websites there are thousands of food products are made without alcohol and without alcohol containing food flavors.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-08-12 18:39:10
  • I bought coles smart buy white sandwich bread.I want to know that is this bread is halal or not - muhammad usman
  • AOA

    I did not researched this bread but I did their Garlic bread which is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-08-12 05:10:41
  • Assalamualaikum, I have a question regarding these ingredients Calcium carbonate, Aqua, Sorbitol, Bicarbonate, Sodium, Lauryl sulfate, Sodium monofluorophosphate, Aroma, Sodium silicate, Cellulose gum, Sodium bicarbonate , Titanium dioxide, Potassium acesulfame, Xanthan gum, Sucralose, and one can find them in Colgate Sensitive Pro.Relief. I'll appreciate if you can answer it. JazakAllahukhairan - Faraz
  • AOA

     Calcium carbonate, Aqua, Sorbitol, Bicarbonate, Sodium monofluorophosphate, Sodium silicate, Cellulose gum, Sodium bicarbonate , Titanium dioxide, Potassium acesulfame, Xanthan gum, Sucralose are Halal but aroma can contain alcohol and Lauryl Sulphate is mushbooh because it can be made from vegetable source or animal source.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-08-12 04:04:53
  • salam aleikum,i would like to know,if is any pig fat added in to coca cola or any fizzy drink? thank u - martina haji
  • AOA

    No pig fat is added to cocoa cola.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-08-12 03:16:00
  • life poly vitamins drops are halal or not because it contains glycerin in the ingredients? - saad
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on package then it is not Halal. Search Halal vitamins at News section and under Category search.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-07-12 11:12:07
  • Are All oriflame products...halal? - Siti RAena
  • AOA

    Please search you question on Q & A search if you could not find it then write the question. The answer for your question is already there. I have no idea about becaus eit is Sweedish made.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-07-12 07:26:51
  • The ingredient contains artificial flavor, cream of tartar, and artificial color (blue 1)? Is alcohol used in processing this food product? No gelatin is mentioned in it also. Thanks. - Adil Khan
  • AOA

    Yes, it is possible they may have alcohol containg artificial flavor. The products has to have a kosher symbol on the package and no alcohol is used in artificial flavor as solvent then it is Halal otherwise not.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-06-12 16:03:14
  • is Glutamine peptides is halal. i was checking SEROUS MASS food suppliment. i found almost all ingredients fine but i doubt for this. please advise JazakAllah - Ismail
  • AOA

    Glutamine Peptide is obatined from protein peptide chain, if the protein is from vegetable  such as soy protein then it is Halal otherwise it is not Halal because it could be from pork protein.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-06-12 02:57:51
  • salam is canadian nestle turtles (chocolate) halal or haraam? how about the other nestle chocolates?can you plz send a list of halal chocolates ? - patel
  • AOA

    Please go our sister website www.canadianhalalfoods.com write Nestle under search, click food products by brand name, clcik show only Halal then search.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-05-12 16:52:27
  • Is TBHQ kosher approved? I saw it on the box of Old Elpaso taco shells. Are those halal to eat also? - Sevim
  • AOA

    TBHQ with kosher symbol is Halal. Please check the list for Halal Taco shells on our website.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-05-12 12:12:46
  • Is nivea product halaal? Nivea face cream, lotion and lipgloss?? - Nafeesah
  • AOA

    Nivea said three year back they do not use pork or beef but sea animals in their products. Please call them and conform it.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-05-12 04:46:31
  • I found Information at cheetos website and it says that cheetos have neither Gluten nor Pork Products Here is the link: http://www.fritolay.com/your-health/for-special-dietary-needs.html Is it a reliable source? Thank you - International Student in the US
  • AOA

    Cheetos website does not tell any thing of Halal status and does not tell you what Hidden Haram ingredients they add to cheetos. Halal has its own standards and all food products has to be meet by having kosher certification which meets Halal requirements. Cheestos are not Halal because they are not kosher certified. Cheese in cheetos is not kosher certified so does other ingredients.

    For Halal status of supermarket food products your source has to be MCG website not food comapnies websites.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-05-12 00:18:02
  • is soya lethin 476 , 475 halal or haram - muhammad azam khan
  • AOA

    Soy Lecithin is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-04-12 20:36:46
  • Is Jergens Original Scent Lotion is Halal ? Can I use this as-a muslim? - maheen
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-04-12 07:27:26
  • Are are any PIG derived ingredients on "AXE - Whatever Messy Look" paste ? Is the product halal to use? - Mezaan
  • AOA

    I have no information. But if look at Non Food Product section and subsection Personal Care indicate AXE:

    Shampoo and Conditioners All Shampoos & Conditioners Axe No animal derived ingredients are used and no information about the alcohol in fragrance.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-04-12 03:17:24
  • Hi I found this site from uk that has certified many choco makers as halal. Do you think this org is trustworthy and in case of flavors it also offers no leniency in terms of alcohol as in does not allow it at all. Many famous brands have been certified by them. Here is it: www.halalfoodauthority.co.uk. Please if you have any information regarding that then please share. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I know Halal Authority accept machine slaughtered chicken as zabiha but recently 40 Ulema said " After scholars unanimously rejected machine slaughtered meat as being halal, calls have been made for a top fast food outlet to stop mislabelling its chicken ‘halal.’

    I do not their criteria for alcohol. They may or may not accept alcohol in choco as Halal. I advise you buy food products "Suitable For Vegetarian" which do not contain flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    08-04-12 03:08:55