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Recent Questions:

  • Are products with the sign U D halal when it has mono & diglycerides in it? - Rabia Khalid
  • AOA

    Only Mon & Diglycerides are Halal. If it is made with flavor then alcohol may be use. Or if it contains the following ingredients then it is not Halal:

    1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-17-12 16:53:22
  • i want to know abut the ind of fair & lovely all products is halal and ponds age miracle cream ind is halal - safdarawan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-16-12 12:00:28
  • i would like to know if lacyose is halaal - hafeezan
  • AOA

    Lactose is only Halal if it is Halal or Kosher certified. If a kosher symbol appears on a food product containing Lactose then it indicates it is Halal otyerwise not.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-16-12 03:35:12
  • Is eséne whitening serum halal? - Nhia
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-15-12 20:05:47
  • CENTURY 21ST MEGA MULTI FOR WOMEN THESE VITAMIN ARE HALAL OR NOT - shaniaabid
  • AOA

    Vitamins are Halal only if it has a kosher symbol on the package and no flavor. I have no information on Century 21 vitamins. There is list of Halal vitamins on our home page which are available in Vitamin Shoppe storoes throughout USA. It is not difficult to find the store in your town.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-15-12 07:46:57
  • Asalam aleikoum. If i have to choose between a medicine alternative that contain alcohol as a solvent in a very small amount, or antoher where they use alcohol put evaporates or the third alternative that contain halal ingredients but also contain "polysorbate 80" which research shows can be dangerous, for example cause infertility , deformation etc. Do i have to choose the third alternative (that have the dangerous substance) or can i choose one of the other? Is it halal in this case? I have iron deficiency anemia so its very important to take one of these medicines as soon as possible. Barakallahu feek wa salaam aleikum Please - AN
  • AOA

    Polysorbate 80 is an emulsifier used heavy in food product, it is Halal only if it is made from vegetable fat or a kosher symbol on the package containing poltsorbate 80 that indicates it is made from vegetable fat. I am consuming Halal foods containing polysorbate 80 or 60 long time. I do not pay attension those articiles which scare people. If Polysorbate 80 in the medcine is from vegetable fat then you can consume or if it is from non zabiha beef fat you can consume because Ulema says if there is no Halal alternate and you have to use medicne to get cure then you can use. Please consult with a Islamic scholar.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-15-12 04:39:00
  • Is Worcestershire Sauce Halal? - shahla
  • AOA

    Only if Kosher certified do not contains ingredients with alcohol or alcohol in flavor.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-14-12 15:05:21
  • During a tv program Food unwrapped shown on Monday 10 September 2012 at 8.30pm on Channel 4 the scientist admitted the bacteria used to make the probiotic added to yogurts is originated from a healthy humans feces, does this mean the yogurt is haram? - Aqsa
  • AOA

    I have no information and Probiotic products are Halal only if it is kosher certified and no alcoholic fermentation was used.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-14-12 07:59:36
  • Is the vanilla extract added in chocolate bars halal as most chocolates do contain it. Also is vanillin halal because that is found in chocolates too. Some shaykhs have said it is halal because of the tiny amount of alcohol in them that are used to extract the vanilla and because of the type. Please let me now the answer and reason. If we cant taste it and it cant make us drunk is it still haram. - Rukhsana
  • AOA

    Any chocolate which contains Vanilla Extract is not consider Halal on the other hand any chocloate which is made with Vanillin is consider Halal. Hershey used Vanillin in their many chocolate.

    Vanilla Rxtract is a Haram ingredient because it contains 35% alcohol minimum.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-13-12 14:29:48
  • Is blue bell chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream halal? - Areeba
  • AOA

    All Blue Bell Ice cream are not Halal because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-13-12 11:39:09
  • the gelatin used in benylin caps or syrup is it that of pork - mashhood mirza
  • AOA

    It is possible that it is from pork. Only manufacturer knows the source.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-12-12 20:13:01
  • assalamu aleikum bro/sis.can i please ask you if is halal GALACTO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES (GOS) in babies food? I found it on Aptamil Banana Porridge.JazzakAllah. - Ruqia
  • AOA

    The Halal requirements for GALACTO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES are Lactose, enzyme which convert Lactose to GALACTO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES has to be from Halal source and also there should be no alcoholic fermentation. Even if a kosher symbol on package we have to find out whether alcoholic fermentation was used.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-12-12 15:11:03
  • Assamu'alaikum wbt. Is dilute alcohol in distilled vinegar halal? How do we know if the dilute alcohol turned into distilled vinegar through a natural process (which is the only reason it would be halal)? If the dilute alcohol turned into distilled vinegar through a man-made process, it would then be haram. So, is distilled vinegar or distilled white vinegar halal? - Puteri Nursyifa
  • AOA

    Distilled White Vinegar is made with dilute alcohol so that no measuarble amount of alcohol will remain in vinegar. Dilute alcohol is subjected to action of Azetobacter bacteria where the bacteria works on alcohol only not water of dilute alcohol. It convert alcohol (Haram) to Acetic Acid (Halal) and Water (Halal). Vinegar making is man made product and it is not Haram. Alcohol was not discover at the time of Prophet Sayyidina Mohammed Sallallahu Alaihi Wassallum according to histry. Alcohol was discovered by a Iranian Muslim during the last period of Imam Abu Hanifa.

    What proof you have that man made vinegar is Haram. Actually man utilize natural bacteria to make vinegar. Vinegar can not be made by itself naturally because it needs Azetobacter bacteria which supplied by man.

    Distilled white vinegar is a Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-12-12 08:52:23
  • Salam to you, could you tell me " Whey powder " is it halal ? . Thanks - Humayoun Kabir
  • AOA

     

    Whey and its Halal Status

    Muslims think that whey is milk based ingredient, it has to be Halal but answer is no. There are two kinds of whey, one is sweet or rennet whey and other is acid whey. Acid whey is obtained during the making of acid type of cheese such as cottage cheese. Sweet or rennet whey is used more in food products then acid whey. Sweet whey or rennet whey is a by-product of rennet cheese making such as cheddar cheese or Mozzarella cheese. Whey is a portion of milk remaining after coagulation and removal of curd. Whey is Halal only if the Halal starter culture bacteria, Halal medium on which starter culture bacteria are grown (Starter culture bacteria are Halal if they obtained from milk source not meat source and media on which these starter culture bacteria grown has to be made from Halal ingredients such milk). These requirements can only obtained if the cheese and whey are Halal or Kosher certified (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements).

    A Halal or Kosher symbol (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements) appears on a food package containing whey indicates that it is manufactured under Halal or Kosher supervision. Acid Whey which is obtained from cottage has the same Halal requirements as cheddar or Mozzarella cheese except rennet is not used but starter cultures are added and they have to be from milk source not meat source. Starter culture requirement for acid whey is same cheddar or Mozzarella cheese.


     If tghere is a claim on the food package "Suitable for Vegetarian" containing whey as an ingredient then that whey is Halal in Europe.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-11-12 13:57:06
  • Is maltodextrin halal? - Auwais
  • AOA

    Maltodextrin is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-11-12 05:28:48
  • what does animal derived ingredeints mean and are they halal or haram . Inshallah you don't mind however I have alot of questions and I also would like to know about hte acohol and which one can you use shquarn - marsha soweto
  • AOA

    Animal deried ingredients means the ingredients are obtained from pork or beef or chicken or turkey. Ethyl alcohol or ethanol is a Haram alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-10-12 12:17:04
  • is sugar,flour,yest,vanilla flavor are halal with halal sign and with green dot. - anisur rahman
  • AOA

    Except Vanilla flavor all others are Halal. Vanilla flavor is made with alcohol and it is not Halal although it has grteen dot. Vegetarian drink alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-09-12 19:43:52
  • Asalaam aleykum. There is a medicine (for iron deficiency anemia), called iron drops that contain a very little amount of alcohol which acts as the flavor of the flavor (orange). Is it halal to consume? Or is it better to take tablets where they use etanol in the process but disappears, and is ni longer in the finished product that the company claim? Which of these is better and halal to consume? Please answer as soon as possible. wa salam alaikoum. - AN
  • AOA

    It is not Halal period.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-09-12 11:46:37
  • Are these halal? S. aureus, E. coli, Enterococcus - Auwais
  • AOA

    They are not food ingredients or food products but they are Harmfull micro orgnizm if the foods or ingredients contaminated with them then people get sick.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-08-12 07:43:13
  • why do not we eat vanilla?I can understand vanilla extract is not halal because of alcohol.But if it has kosher sign on it still could vanilla not be halal? - EsraKalkan
  • AOA

    Kosher signs are also appear on wines. So Kosher does not make vanilla Halal. Vanilla is wextracted from vanilla beans by use of alcohol so it is not Halal. On other hand Vanillin a artificial vanilla flavor is Halal.

     

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE MEET HALAL REQUIREMENTS ARE HALAL

    The Kosher Certified food products are not considered Halal if they contain one of the following ingredient (based on MCG Halal Standard):

    (1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-07-12 18:04:21
  • Is the Cervisiae Nutritional Yeast non active yeast halal ? Organic Non-active, Vegetarian, Saccharomyces Cervisiae Nutritional Yeast - Sara
  • AOA

    If it is obtained from baker yeast then it is Halal and if it obtained from brewer yeast then it is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-07-12 07:39:12
  • Salaam is the following ingredient Geraniol found in deodorants, soaps etc halal? please advise - murtaza ali
  • AOA

     Geraniol is a Halal compound.

     


    Category: Ingredients
    11-07-12 06:42:22
  • I want to know if there r any haram ingredients in loreal lipsticks - Mahwish
  • AOA

    If it contains carmine red color then it is a Haram ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-06-12 08:02:54
  • DOES CADBURY SHOTS CONTAIN HARAM INGEDIENTS OR HALAL INGREDIENTS? - Ubaid
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-06-12 03:21:53
  • is partially hydrolyzed polyvinyl alcohol halal, if it is a part of medicinal ingredients? - habiba
  • AOA

    Polyvinyl alcohol is a synthetic polymer and it is Halal. If hydrolysis is done through methanol than it is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-05-12 20:35:13
  • smarties nestle are halal - razia
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-05-12 05:12:00
  • one of the ingredient is the whey powder, unknown source i.e animal of plant - gee
  • AOA

    Whey powder is Halal only if it is Halal or kosher certified. A kosher symbol on a food product containing whey powder indicates it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-04-12 20:59:42
  • salam, are caviar (roe, fish eggs) halal? Also, I went onto the Pizza Hut website and in their pan release, they have lecthin in it, the only type of pizza that is halal in pizza hut is the whole wheat pizza since they dont use pan release on it - Momana
  • AOA

    Fish eggs roe is Halal because fish is Halal. Lecithin is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-04-12 18:54:27
  • Assalamualaikum, I would like to know if monoglyderides and mono AND dygliceride is the same thing. Thank you. - Tahmina raquib
  • AOA

    No, Monoglyceride is a single lipophilic emulsifier. Mon & Di Glycerides is also lipophilic emuslifier but consists of both monoglyceride and diglycerides. There is a chemical diffrence between monoglyceride and diglyceride. But in most cases they combined togather used as mono & diglycerides.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-04-12 18:00:04
  • The box of fruit stars got Gelling Agent [PECTIN].And the other box of fruit strings hav Gelling [AGAR]. - Mrs jannat Begum
  • AOA

    Both are Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-04-12 14:50:16
  • Asalaam aleykoum. I wrote before that i have iron deficiency anemia, and my doctor have prescribed for me iron tablets as medicin because i need iron and according to the company,the product (tablets) comes in contact with alcohol (ethanol) during one of the steps in the manufacturing process but this alcohol is then evaporated and does not appear in the finished product. There is two alternatives either iron injections/infusion, are they halal? They may give an allergic reaktion, and they are a bit expensive, and there is animalfree iron tablets from the health store containing fumarate, citrate, bisglycinate, gluconate.) But i dont know if they are effective, they have less iron, and i have iron deficincy anemia. So is it halal for me to still take the tablets that the doctor prescribed for me that use etanol in the process( and could that be harmful or toxicating?) or should i take iron injections or the unsure healthstore tablets? I have to intake iron as soon as possible, and i really need a answer as soon as possible. I live in Sweden, so i dont think i can order from koshervitamin because i have to take iron as soon as possible. salam aleykoum - AN
  • AOA

    I already answered this question. Please same same question to a Islamic scholar because I am not Mufti. Did konw the Iron content of Chelated Iron tablets. You can increase the dosage to meet the requirements what doctor order and also consult him about alcohol and ask him to provide other medicine without alcohol or ask about Chelated Iron. I take Calcium tablets twice to meet my doctor requirements from Solgar brand.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-04-12 01:14:14
  • some companies add probiotic cultures to their butter milk.Is this milk halal? Also, is Cadbury milk chocolate candy with hazel nuts halal? - Ikhlas D.
  • AOA

    Please read article about Probiotic at Alert section. They are only Halal if no alcohol fermentation occur. Please check Cadbury at our website.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-03-12 23:35:55
  • Is vanilla ice cream halal because I have heard that vanilla is extracted using alcohol? So can you tell me the rulings on vanilla ice cream and ice cream in general? - Auwais
  • AOA

    All vanilla ice cream made with natural flavor or vanilla or vanilla bean specks are not Halal because alcohol is used to extract vanilla flavor. Only Vanilla ice cream made artificial vanilla flavor or Vanillin is Halal if it carries a kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-03-12 13:53:02
  • Is sulbutiamine halal? - Zakiah
  • AOA

     Arcalion's sulbutiamine is synthetically derivative of Thiamin Vitamin B1 but a kosher symbol on the package is needed to prevent adding Haram hidden ingredient. So it is Halal only if the package has the kosher symbol. It is made in Japan.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-03-12 03:16:21
  • Could you please check the medifast products specially the bars? http://www.medifast1.com You have to select a product and then it lists the ingredients for each product. - S Saiyed
  • AOA

    They are not Halal because they are not kosher certified.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-02-12 19:25:04
  • Whey in kosher certified products can be from non Zabiha animals ,how it can be halal. - Huma
  • AOA

    Whey is obtained from cow's milk. Cow milk is obtained without slaughtering the cow. Whey is only made from Cow milk not even goat milk. You can not say non zabiha animals because cow is not slaughtered. Cows milk without added milk is Halal all over the world.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-02-12 11:04:43
  • Asalaam aleykoum. I have iron deficiency anemia, and my doctor have prescribed for me iron tablets as medicin because i need iron. According to the company,the product (tablets) comes in contact with alcohol (ethanol) during one of the steps in the manufacturing process but this alcohol is then evaporated and does not appear in the finished product. Is the tablets halal or haram for me to consume? Would be very thankful for answers. Please answer as soon as possible. Wa salaam aleykoum - AN
  • AOA

    Please go to www.koshervitamins.com and look for kosher certified iron tablets and ask manuacturer whether alcohol is used during manufacturing. You can use chelated Iron from Sogar. It is a non precription. If alcohol is used and evaporated still it will not consider Halal unless there is no Halal alternate for that medicine then you can use it according many Islamic scholars.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-02-12 07:51:13
  • Assalamualaikum, Doctor has prescribed me voltaren rapid (DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM - 50 mg) tablet,is it permisable to use this product ? Active ingredients as follows, silica collodial anhydrous, maize starch,calcium phospate (e341),magnesium stearate (e572),povidone (e e1201),sodium starch glycollate,microcrystalliene cellulose(e 460),iron oxidered c177491 (e172),macrogol 8000,sucrose,purified talc,(e553b),titanium dioxide (e171). May Allah accept your good deeds and reward you all aameen. Jazaka'Allah - Rizwana
  • AOA

    It is a European product and only manufacturer can answered the question whether any ingredients such as Magnesium Stearate is made from animal fat and is there any alcohol is used.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-01-12 17:23:36
  • omega 3 iron kids gummies have gelatin in them ,these are halal or not - hina
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    11-01-12 10:10:08
  • Mother energy drink in Australia contain taurine so Can you tell me is it halal or not?? - Usman
  • AOA

    I have no information on Australain products but there is Halal food website in Australia, please contact them. Taurine is a organic acid a derivative of amino acid cysteine found in animal tissue and it is not a amino acid. Only manufacturer knows its source.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-31-12 21:27:54
  • I bought nestle kitkat wafer bar in Canada is this halal - farah
  • AOA

    Kit Kat in Canada is not Halal because it does not carry a kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-31-12 19:45:01
  • Salam Alaykum. You say dominos pizza is not halal because of the L Cysteine in the crust. I sent them an email, and I got this reply: Most of the products Domino’s serves (such as pizza cheese or sandwich bread) do not contain animal derived enzymes. The Alfredo sauce does contain enzymes from a beef source. L-cysteine and the enzymes in our hand tossed dough are microbial based. The ingredients for our hand tossed dough are as follows: Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Niacin, Riboflavin, Folic Acid) Water, Vegetable Oil (Soybean), Sugar, Salt, Yeast, Vital Wheat Gluten, Less than 1% Dough Conditioners [Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Whey, Enzyme (with Wheat Starch), Ascorbic Acid, L-cysteine, and Silicon Dioxide added as processing aid], Corn Meal (used in preparation). Domino's Pizza Cheese (Mozzarella) is made with a microbial rennet. As far as our other cheeses, Domino's purchases from many suppliers and the suppliers do not specify the source of all of their ingredients. The source could vary from time to time based on availability. Remember, all of our products are made to order, so you can remove meat from any dish or create your own vegetarian meal. Thank you for your questions! Sincerely, Valerie Domino's Pizza Customer Care So, what would make a typical cheese pizza haram to consume akhi? - Awaleh Darawish
  • AOA

    Please see the requirement of Halal cheese below (rennet is not only thing decide a cheese Halal status). I used to work for Domino Pizza Company and set up their lab, specification. Domino Cheese Pizza is not Halal.

     

    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: Ingredients
    10-31-12 14:54:31
  • Assalam U Alaikum, and first of all may Allah reward you guys for your hard work and tremendous efforts in producing such a site and page which can be really beneficial for the muslim ummah living in the western society. I just want to know whether "HARIBO" brand gummy bears are halal. I live in NY and the once I've seen in the stores are made in Spain and do have mentioning of gelatin. You may wonder, isn't it clear enough and obvious to know the fact that it's made in Spain that it should be halal?, but Spain has a pretty large group of Muslims living, so should it be halal to eat the HARIBO gummy bears? Also, if a product is made in Turkey(the country) is it necessarily Halal? Last but not least, are "Energy Club" brand snacks such as their Gummies, Halal? JazakAllah, may Allah reward you and myself as well. Please make dua. - Shaquille
  • AOA

    Haribo gummy bears are not Halal because of gelatin which could be from pig.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-31-12 13:40:40
  • i like to drink relentless, moster and rockstar drinks in the uk... but my brother keeps telling me i cant drink them because it has taurine in it.... so I wish to ask is he right and why? - Zainab Butt
  • AOA

    Please stay away from these energy drinks because there are death reported after drinking Monster energy drinks as it was reported on our website under Alert section.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-31-12 13:00:49
  • Is Dark Brown Sugar hala? - Christina
  • AOA

    Dark Brown Sugar is a Halal sugar.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-31-12 11:43:56
  • is kinder maxi chocolate 21g halal? - ulanbek
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-31-12 03:26:37
  • pl let me know the ingredients used in lakme Nail Polish Remover solution? - neeharika
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-29-12 22:15:25
  • I havé Been étaient haribo bams bananes boutonné of m'y Friend told it is haram.i want to know is it really haram - Insaf
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-29-12 12:50:16
  • please tell me whether hershey chocolate is halal or haram - Nadia
  • AOA

    Please search it on our website.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-29-12 11:28:02
  • AoA. Is the Parmesan cheese available at Papa John's Halal? Jzk - Haroon
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-29-12 09:32:06
  • Is vanilla tahitensis fruit extract in makeup haram? - Sahdia
  • AOA

    Vanilla Extract is a haram ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-28-12 18:14:56
  • Assalamu 'Alaykum, Belated Eid Murabak to you and your family. I was wondering that can you please tell me if a product contains this ingrediant 'L-Cysteine', and the product is Kosher certified, is it halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Eid Mubarak to you. Next day after Eid I spend days in Californila for Halal certifying Linzk Fruit Cocktail so sorry bfor vreplying late. Even with kosher symbol, L-cysteine source has to be find out from manufacturer. Only fermentaion and synthtically made L-Cysteine is Halal. L-Cysteine made from human hair is Haram. L-Cysteine made from chicken feathers is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-28-12 10:32:04
  • are clean and clear products halal? - Zoha
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-28-12 04:19:23
  • Red40 & yellow 5 are they pigs oil - Omar
  • AOA

     

    Red 40 & Yellow 5 are chemical dyes, lakes and they are Halal if used as powder or granular forms but if they have to use as liquid then vegetable oil or glycerin is added as a solvent. Glycerin can be made from pork or beef or vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based glycerin is Halal.

    A kosher symbol such as U or K  on any food package containing red 40 or yellow 5 indicates that either Red 40 or Yellow 5 is used either as a dry powder or if it is used as in liquid form in the product then vegetable oil or vegetable fat based glycerin was used as a solvent.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-27-12 20:24:24
  • Assalamu Allaikum, I was wondering if you know any Halal toothpastes? I heard some contains pork gelatin?. and also i'd like to if you know these toothpaste are suitable to use it? Oral - B 3D white toothpaste Oral - B Pro expert whitening Oral - B complete jazaka'allah khayra. Kind regards Shasin - Mohamed
  • AOA

    Please go to Non Food Products and personal care product and see yourself which toothpaste are Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-27-12 13:13:43
  • I read that there is a list of 16 ingredients that if present in anything UD kosher that is not halal. I tried to find out it under the alert section, but I could not find. Could u please tell me where can I specifically find that list on the website? - Saqib
  • AOA

    It is on Home page just after Halal Vitamins list.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-25-12 16:02:11
  • Does avon products contains halal ingredients because usually we apply lipstick or gloss on lips? - khan
  • AOA

    AVON products use pork based ingredients according to the company.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-25-12 14:24:55
  • Is Cadbury wunderbar halal?? - N Liao
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-25-12 08:12:51
  • Cheetos Cheese & Bacon Balls is halal or not - ahmed ali
  • AOA

    Brother you should find out what Bacon is first and internet can define any word inlcuding Bacon.

    Bacon is a cured meat prepared from a pig. Beef Bacon can also be made from beef but word Beef must be added befor Bacon such Beef Bacon according to USDA.

    Cheetos Cheese & Bacon Balls are Haram product. Islam prohibits eating any part of pig


    Category: Ingredients
    10-24-12 09:24:50
  • C20 40Alcohol is in urban decay waterproof pencil eye liner.so it is ok to use? - Safiramullan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-24-12 05:08:04
  • Asalamualaikum , may I know is sd alcohol 39c halal? Can i use it to perform prayers and etc? - Salmaadabiyah
  • AOA

    I am researching new claim about the Halal status of Specillay Denatured Alcohol so meantime please do not use for Salat.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-23-12 10:01:12
  • Is Symrise natural cranberry flavour halal? - Charlie Combrink
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-22-12 22:03:33
  • Do all the mint/peppermint extracts consist alcohols? Are there any halal certified extracts of them? plz reply me. - Fathima
  • AOA

    Most mint/peppermint extracts are made with alcohol and they are not Halal. MCG Halal certified the following:

     

    HALAL CERTIFICATE   

                                                        

    Date: March 14, 2012                                                                     Halal Certificate No. LBM - 120314

     

    TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

     

    This is to certify that the following products manufactured by Labbeemint, P.O. Box 130 Harrah,

    WA 98933 at their White Swan, WA plant are Halal and are under the supervision of Muslim

    Consumer Group for Food Products. No animal derived or Haram ingredients are used.

    Ethyl Alcohol is also not used in the processing and is not the part of any ingredient. These

    essential oils are obtained from Peppermint, Spearmint and Dill Weed plant materials through

    steam distillation. This MCG Halal certified essential oils can be used in many products intended

    for the Muslim consumers through out USA, Canada and other part of the world when bearing

    the Muslim Consumer Group’s Halal Triangle H symbol on the drums. This certificate is based

    on previous plant inspection and Labbee Mint Company declared that no changes in raw material

    and processing has occurred since last Inspection.

     

     

    Brand Name: Labbeemint and Generic

     

    Products: Peppermint Oil, Spearmint Oil and Dill Weed Oil

                          

     

    This Halal certificate is effective from March 14, 2012 through March 13, 2013 and is subject to

    renewal at that time.

     


    Category: Ingredients
    10-21-12 22:01:02
  • Asalaam aleykoum. I have iron deficiency anemia, and my doctor have prescribed for me iron tablets as medicin because i need iron. The tablets contain magnesium stearate, which may be of vegetable or animal ( maybe from cow) origin. It may be manufactured from either vegetable or animal oils. I live in Sweden so the cow is not halal. I am wondering if its haram to take these tablets if the magnesium stearate has animal origin? - AN
  • AOA

    You have to search for vegetable fat based Magnesium Stearate in Sweeden or get from USA at www.koshervitamins.com such as:


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    Category: Ingredients
    10-21-12 05:11:54
  • assalamualikum, i just wanted to ask you that what is thiamin mononitrate and also is any flavor of hubba bubba and extra are halal - ubaid
  • AOA

    I have no information on Hubba Bubba. Thiamin Mononitrate is a Vitamin B1 and it is only Halal in the enrichment of wheat flour. But if you want to take as vitamin tablet then it is only Halal if it is kosher certified.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-20-12 19:35:02
  • S.A. This is a followup to my previous Stevia question. The reason I had the original question was that I saw this article that describes how to extract stevia syrup only using stevia plant's leaves and water: http://lifehacker.com/5951453/diy-stevia-syrup Does this cause fermentation (the process takes a few days)? - Sukru
  • AOA

    This is not way commercial Stevia syrup made. The article shows for home made stevia syrup.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-20-12 11:29:48
  • Are kraft cheese grated Cheddar and American slices Kosher? Thanks - Inas
  • AOA

    Answer is NO.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-20-12 07:38:15
  • Is there pepsin in pepsi and Is pepsin hala or haram? - abu saad
  • AOA

    There is no Pepsin in Pepsi, Pepsi ingredients are kosher certified in USA. Only regular Pepsi & diet regular pepsi are Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-20-12 01:01:37
  • Is stevia in liquid form halal? I know that the solid crystal form has problems, but I also saw it offered in stores as bottled liquid packages. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Whether it is liquid or dry Stevia is made with alcohol fermentation so liquid is also not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-19-12 10:15:50
  • asalamualicom,pls is dried yeast Halal. - Mourad Suleiman
  • AOA

    Dried yeast is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-19-12 07:56:25
  • I would like to know is pharmaton tablets are halaal?all the websites talk about the capsules being haram but nothing specifically mentions the tablets. - Zakiyah paruk
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-19-12 02:46:21
  • Does vitafusion multivitamin have a halal gelatin? - khaloud
  • AOA

    I have no information but please Solgar kosher certified vitamins at Vitamin Shoppe stores in your town. The list is publishe on our home page. 


    Category: Ingredients
    10-18-12 22:04:44
  • Pls.find out the "Amoy"all purpose marinade soy suace from HKG.is halal or not? - KARIMEE,Adil
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

     

    What are ingredients of Haram Soy Sauce?

    The Naturally Brewed Soy is the Haram soy sauce. It is made just like wine containing 2-3% alcohol. The ingredients list contains Wheat, Soy and other ingredients. Food companies do not mentioned Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce name under the ingredients statement, they just mentioned soy sauce but within parenthesis they write Wheat and Soy. This is the only way to find out Haram Soy Sauce.

    What are ingredients of Halal Soy Sauce?

    All purpose soy sauce or non naturally brewed soy sauce is a Halal soy sauce made from water, salt, hydrolyzed soy protein, corn syrup and sodium benzoate. La Choy All Purpose Soy sauce is a Halal Soy Sauce.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-18-12 09:38:25
  • Hi i wanted to know if snickers bar is halal as it contains natural vanilla extract. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Snicker bars is made of artificial flavor which is vanillin not vanilla extract. and it is a Halal product in USA.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-17-12 10:33:49
  • Dear Brother Assalamu alaikkum as per the fermentation procedure there is pharmaceutical product name is probiotic blend. this is a fermentation process in its Beef extract use for fermentation and centrifuge collect the sediment do pulverition and use as final product of probiotic blend. but final product there is no animal origin. so is it halal for use? - F. Abdul Hannan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal due to use of non zabiha beef:

    Probiotics Bacteria and Yeast

     

     PROBIOTICS

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) in 2002 define probotics live microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a benefit on the host.

    Probotics are friendly bacteria and yeast to our digestive system by improving imbalances in our digestive system and provide health benefit not nutrition. Certain species of Bifidobacterium or Lactobacillus bacteria are probiotic. Starter culture bacteria for cheese and yogurt are Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus. In addition Lactobacillus acidophilus and Streptococcus lactose are added to yogurts. These bacteria active until yogurt is consume but in cheese the cheese curd is cooked from 90 to 176 F depend upon the type of cheese so they may  or may be active when cheese is consumed.

    Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. boulardii is the only known probiotic yeast.

    Acetate, l(+)-lactate, ethyl alcohol, and formate are end products of fermentation of probiotics Bifidobacterium on glucose, lactose, galactose, mannitol, and xylose.

    Whereas during fermentation of yogurt lactic acid, acetic acid, diacetyl and acetaldehyde are formed and they are all Halal.

    Yakult is dairy fermented drink containing probiotics bacteria in USA manufactured by a Japanese Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd company based in California.

    Although probiotic bacteria and yeast are good bacteria and yeast providing health benefit but they perform alcoholic fermentation where as no alcoholic fermentation happened during yogurt processing. So MCG recommend Halal yogurts over fermented dairy drinks using probiotic bacteria.

    MCG consider fermentation of Probiotics bacteria and yeast is not Halal because of production of alcohol and presence of alcohol in small amount in Probiotics fermented dairy drinks. This is similar to Kefir which contains acid and small amount alcohol and naturally brewed soy sauce which contains 2-3% alcohol.

     

     


     


    Category: Ingredients
    10-17-12 02:43:16
  • Aoa.Is lactose halal in sweetened condensed milk in Canada?or any other product containing lactose is halal?JazzakAllah - uzma
  • AOA

    If it has COR or MK kosher symbol then it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-16-12 22:36:53
  • Does the alcohol like Benzyl Alcohol is halal to use as a cosmetic ingredients,can I use it ? I have found the ingredient in Nivea cream,so i am cofused about that.Can I ask my prayer after using the cream in my face? Please let me know. - Nadia
  • AOA

    Benzyl alcohol do not have intoxication quality so it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-16-12 08:53:18
  • Assalaamu' 'Alaykum.... Dear brother I'm would like to now about EARLY HEALTH VITAMIS orange flavoured pastilles for childrens age 3+ is Halal or not please can you give me answer : Jazakumullah Khair - I. Sulemane
  • AOA

    I have no information but if you call these company whether they do not use alcohol in flavor then these vitamins for children are Halal because they arevkosher certified. They listed at www.koshervitamins.com


    Category: Ingredients
    10-16-12 07:28:54
  • is denaturated alcohol in alpecin liquid (for hair) halal? - Nour
  • AOA

    There is new information about denatured alcohol surfaced in India so I am studying it. Right now please do not use it.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-16-12 02:10:19
  • Assalamualaikum. I live in UAE and wanted to know whether mikyajy cosmetic products are halal or haram. - Farhana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-15-12 04:35:32
  • asalamualicom,pls is dried yeast used in bread Halal? - Mourad Suleiman
  • AOA

    Yes.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-15-12 02:59:56
  • salam brother, i want to know about diet pepsi is that halal or not. i checked it on ur website but i did not find it out.... u do not mention diet pepsi in soft drinks.... i will wait for ur reply JAZAKALLAH. - misba
  • AOA

    Same natural flavor is used both in diet and regular Pepsi so diet pepsi is also Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-14-12 17:50:02
  • salam brother, i want to ask about any plain yogurt with kosher symbol U in circle and D without circle is halal or not? and if that does not have gelatin..can we eat that yogurt ? i will wait for ur reply..... ALLAH NEGEHBAN - misba
  • AOA

    Plain yogurt without flavor with Circe U D is Halal. It has to have U under circle D represents dairy ingredients and it D is alway without circle. This is a Halal yogurt.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-12-12 19:28:36
  • are candied cherries and candied pinapple that are used in cakes halaal? - Ather Khan
  • AOA

    Halal requirements for cakes that they should be kosher certified and have no alcohol in flavor. Colored cherris are not Halal unless they are kosher certified. I have no information on Candied Pineapple.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-12-12 08:56:14
  • I have been reading that the red dye (red40) does not come from beetles anymore, they come from coal tar. Is it true? - ummer
  • AOA

     

    Red 40 & Yellow 5 are chemical dyes, lakes and they are Halal if used as powder or granular forms but if they have to use as liquid then vegetable oil or glycerin is added as a solvent. Glycerin can be made from pork or beef or vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based glycerin is Halal.

    A kosher symbol such as U or K  on any food package containing red 40 or yellow 5 indicates that either Red 40 or Yellow 5 is used either as a dry powder or if it is used as in liquid form in the product then vegetable oil or vegetable fat based glycerin was used as a solvent.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-11-12 14:40:08
  • is mcdonald fries halal - siddik moten
  • AOA

    It is still not Halal but Burger King French Fries are Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-11-12 10:51:32
  • Please tell me if there is any haram ingrediant in cheetos and doritos.. - uzma farooqui
  • AOA

    Only Doritos Toasted Corn Tortilla Chips are because it has a kosher symbol. All other Doritos and Cheestos are not Halal because they do not carry an kosher symbol.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-10-12 16:51:15
  • are these ingredients halal or haram...please tell me red 6 lake (CI 15850),red 7 lake (CI15850), red 27 (CI 45410) - ayesha
  • AOA

     

    Red 40 & Yellow 5 are chemical dyes, lakes and they are Halal if used as powder or granular forms but if they have to use as liquid then vegetable oil or glycerin is added as a solvent. Glycerin can be made from pork or beef or vegetable fat. Only vegetable fat based glycerin is Halal.

    A kosher symbol such as U or K  on any food package containing red 40 or yellow 5 indicates that either Red 40 or Yellow 5 is used either as a dry powder or if it is used as in liquid form in the product then vegetable oil or vegetable fat based glycerin was used as a solvent.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-10-12 12:12:35
  • Is Tombstone pizza kosher? - Michaela
  • AOA

    No.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-10-12 09:18:33
  • Is modified maize starch halal? (I live in the UK). I read somewhere on the internet that its halal status may be questionable because it depends on how its modified, since alcohol might be used to modify it. - Alishba Khaliq
  • AOA

    Modified Maize starch is a Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-09-12 13:46:51
  • Is Aloe Vera extract halal - Atiya
  • AOA

    It is not Halal if alcohol is used as extracting solvent. Only the manufacturer knows what they use as a extracting solvent.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-09-12 07:42:46
  • Assalamuailikum , i have a que that i have a blue lady perfume&deo of DUBAI U.A.E Is it halal or haram i can't understand plz help me and the ingredients is isobutane,n-butane,propane,alcohol denat,isopropyl Myristate,fragrance,Triclosan plz reply me as soon as jazakallah - Amna
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-09-12 02:47:09
  • I have Sainsburry's Cod liver oil & evening primrose oil tablets, which contains beef Gelatin and Glycerol. I want to know that can I use it being a muslim or not? - EJAZ ANWAR
  • AOA

    It is not Halal. Visist www.koshervitamins.com for Halal cod liver oil.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-08-12 09:28:36
  • what is enzmyes made from? - Faiyaz Hussain
  • AOA

    Enzymes used in bakery products are from cereal, fungal and bacterial sources and they are Halal. Enzyme made from microbial source is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-07-12 17:44:17
  • Are chlorhexidine gluconate, glucono delta lactone, Methyl Paraben halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    They are Halal ingredients.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-07-12 13:18:49
  • does lakme natural shel foundatiopn halal and yardley compact halal? - msiddiqui
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-07-12 00:01:26
  • Are Chanel perfumes halal in particular Chanel No. 5 and No. 19? Or do are they derived from animal products in particular pork? - Czuleika
  • AOA

    I have no informaion.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-06-12 23:02:26
  • If something contains only a small amount of alcohol is it hallal becuase spirit vinegar is made from alcohol in the uk or alcohol(spirit) is added when making it. Someone said they might be purified, then does this mean if it is purified you can add alcohol to food you are making at home and boil the alcohol to make it pure or make it pure by another procedure or only add a small amount because small amounts are not haram. Did Allah say you are allowed small amounts of alcohol or is it somewhere in the Quran because I thought it says in the Quran that alcohol is haram. Please explain - z
  • AOA

    I told you to visit our Fiqah and Science section. The vinegar made from dilute alcohol or alcohol retained un measurable alcohol but it is Halal since century but you can not comapre alcohol remained in food product due flavor where man has choice not to add alcohol as a solvent. Vinegar can not be made without alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-05-12 05:42:49
  • Is glazing agent (shellac) halal? - ramdhan
  • AOA

    Shellac is Halal because it is secretion from insect but alcohol is used to dissolve the shellac to make glaze such as confectionary glaze then it became not Halal. So it is not Halal in glaze.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-05-12 04:47:49
  • i know fish gelatin is halal but what about beef gelatin and what brands can i use - tosha
  • AOA

    Please read the article on our Home page about Gelatin.


    Category: Ingredients
    10-04-12 08:53:53