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Recent Questions:

  • is toblerone halal? toblerone in any country is halal? - sue
  • AOA

    I have no information. It is only Halal in USA.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-07-16 03:35:54
  • NEW CENTRUM SILVER REP TABS CUNTAINS PIGS FAT KINDLY LET ME KNOW D FSCT - JAHANGIR NAYANY
  • AOA

    If it contains pig fat then it is Haram.

     

    From our Home Page:

     

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS  

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins Kirkland Signature and Herballife. They are not Halal because they are not Kosher certified or do not have a Kosher symbol on the package (if Kosher certification meets the Halal requirements because not every Kosher certified food product is Halal).

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient as hidden ingredient. Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-05-16 08:43:51
  • Is Iba beauty products are Halal - Sanober. R
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-05-16 04:52:47
  • Assalamo alaiqum amul dark chocolate halal ya haram hai plz iske bare me bataye - syed shabbir ali
  • AOA

    Amul Chocolate is Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-04-16 02:23:04
  • Is Nature's Bounty (Hair, Skin and Nails) Haram?? - Yasmin
  • AOA

    Nature's Bounty Vitamins are Not Halal

    A brother has provided this information. These vitamins are made with non zabiha beef gelatin.

    Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:50:45 +0000
    > From: info@naturesbounty.com
    > To: mohsin
    > Subject: Thank you for your interest in Nature's Bounty!
    >
    > Case No. 623539
    >
    > Dear Mohsin,
    >
    > Thank you for contacting Nature’s Bounty. The source of gelatin in the Fish Oil 1200mg (Prod No. 13102, B35857) is bovine (cow). This product is free of pork.
    >
    > If you have any further questions, our Consumer Affairs Representatives can be reached toll-free at 1-800-433-2990, Monday through Saturday, 9am-7pm EST. We look forward to serving you in the future.
    >
    > Kindest regards,
    >
    > Natalie
    > Customer Care Department
    > http://www.naturesbounty.com
    > www.facebook.com/NaturesBountyVitamins


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-03-16 18:25:45
  • Dear sir or madam Are Extra chewing gum in the UK halal? And if so, do they use the same facilities to make halal and non-halal products so the halal ones get contaminated with the other one? And if this is the case, where can I find a halal mint gums in the uk? Thankyou Hoda gonem - Hoda gonem
  •    

    AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-02-16 17:46:15
  • red dates from hebei china - salamah
  • AOA

    If they are 100% dates then they are Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-01-16 09:10:55
  • Is Haliborange multivitamin and omega3 kid syrup halal? - Ali
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.

    From their website:

     

    Are Haliborange Vitamins suitable for vegetarians?
    Most of our products are not suitable for vegetarians as they contain gelatine.

    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-29-16 00:49:47
  • Can I have a list of halal shampoos - Hamza
  • AOA

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

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-28-16 06:17:22
  • H.E.B this is grocerey store my quistion this store bakrey product like flour tortilla and others are halal. - Asma Rafeeq
  • AOA

    I researched HEB in Houston, TX in 2015 for my Halal food book. I will advise not consume any thing from store bakery they may not use kosher certified ingredients.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-25-16 17:36:39
  • 1 :is oriflame Sweden lipstick halal ? 2: olay natural white 7in one is halal? - sanober
  • AOA

    Oriflame is not a Halal cosmetic.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-25-16 09:10:17
  • I would like to know if you're allowed to use a raspberry flavor lipstick? and if this product still needs to get a halal certification or no need??? - Catherine Flores
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-25-16 00:48:16
  • Kaya dairy milk kahna halal hai. - l.a khan
  • AOA

    Yeh char product Halal hai:

    Search results for the term: dairy milk

    Total results generated: 4
    Halal StatusProduct NameUPS CodeCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate
    halal Dairy Milk Milk Chocolate Velvety Smooth   Chocolate Cadbury From: consumerinfo@hersheysconsumerrelations.com Sent: Fri 6/06/14 11:01 AM To: halalfoods@hotmail.com Dear Mr. Ahmed: As a follow-up to your request for information regarding the flavors used as ingredients in our CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar, we want to assure you that our Quality & Regulatory Compliance Specialist has confirmed that none of the flavors used contains ethanol or ethyl alcohol. Kathy Consumer Representative 008953816B 06-08-14
    halal Dairy Milk Carmello Milk Chocolate & Creme Coconut   Chocolate Cadbury From: consumerinfo@hersheysconsumerrelations.com Sent: Fri 6/06/14 11:01 AM To: halalfoods@hotmail.com Dear Mr. Ahmed: As a follow-up to your request for information regarding the flavors used as ingredients in our CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar, we want to assure you that our Quality & Regulatory Compliance Specialist has confirmed that none of the flavors used contains ethanol or ethyl alcohol. Kathy Consumer Representative 008953816B 06-08-14
    halal Dairy Milk Fruit & Nut Milk Chocolate with Raisin & Almond   Chocolate Cadbury From: consumerinfo@hersheysconsumerrelations.com Sent: Fri 6/06/14 11:01 AM To: halalfoods@hotmail.com Dear Mr. Ahmed: As a follow-up to your request for information regarding the flavors used as ingredients in our CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar, we want to assure you that our Quality & Regulatory Compliance Specialist has confirmed that none of the flavors used contains ethanol or ethyl alcohol. Kathy Consumer Representative 008953816B 06-08-14
    halal Dairy Milk Roasted Almond Milk Chocolate with Almond   Chocolate Cadbury From: consumerinfo@hersheysconsumerrelations.com Sent: Fri 6/06/14 11:01 AM To: halalfoods@hotmail.com Dear Mr. Ahmed: As a follow-up to your request for information regarding the flavors used as ingredients in our CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar, we want to assure you that our Quality & Regulatory Compliance Specialist has confirmed that none of the flavors used contains ethanol or ethyl alcohol. Kathy Consumer Representative 008953816B 06-08-14

    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-23-16 23:43:10
  • enchanteur perfume is a halal product or not? . im a muslim , and i very love much the smell of enchanteur perfume .. i like to bring it on solat , but im not sure if its HALAL OR NON HALAL to bring on sholat .. Please answer clearly on my question , thank you .. - Ratnah rahmad
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-21-16 18:00:18
  • Is American Dominos pizza which doesn't contain pork, bacon, ham, sausage, or pepperoni halal? I mean their dough, sauce, and cheese - Majed
  • AOA

    Domino Cheese is mashbooh.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-20-16 20:18:26
  • Can you tell me great value Fava beans halal or no. Prepare for Walmart Canada? - Great value fava beans
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-19-16 20:52:41
  • assalam o alikum sweet touch Germany cosmetics are halal or not ??? - farah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-18-16 05:34:22
  • flormar cosmetics and rivaj cosmetis are halal?? - farah
  • AOA

    I have no information.

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-18-16 05:32:30
  • cadbury dairy milk chocolate is halaal or not ? - AROMAH
  • AOA

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-18-16 02:31:00
  • is a marshmallow and chocolate chip gelatin halal? - ahlam
  • AOA

    It is Haram if gelatin is frompig.

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

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. It is important to know that the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher because of fish mouth.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-17-16 14:51:43
  • Did move free capsule for joint supplement contain pork gelatin?? - Walid
  • AOA

    If it does not have Kosher symbol then it will not be Halal.

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

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. It is important to know that the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher because of fish mouth.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-17-16 11:14:24
  • Please tell me which breadhalal - F r chowdhury
  • AOA

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-17-16 11:09:42
  • lakme products halal or haram - nima
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-15-16 23:15:19
  • good evenning please would you like to inform me if lurpak butter is doing with animal fat or vegetebale fat.thank you very much for your understanding. - lergam brahim
  • AOA

    If it does not have a label "Suitable For Vegetarian" and have flavoring then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-15-16 11:31:55
  • Cocoa nibs are fermented then dried chunks of cocoa pulp, the fermentation lasts for about a week then the pulp is dried (acetic acid and ethanol and lactic acid was mentioned). The fermentation as I read from the package is to make a stronger chocolate flavor. However, I do not understand fermentation well is it the same process in making alcohol? Or are there different types that are not Haram? If Cocoa nibs were haram does that mean chocolate products are haram? Thank you in advance. - Amna
  • AOA

    If it is a alcoholic fermentation then Cocoa is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-15-16 00:21:15
  • I have cocoa from germany "chateau" and chocolate from netherlands "sea shella". Both with 'utz certified'. What is it halal or haram? - diani
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-14-16 19:11:31
  • Is baskin robbin icecram halal - sahar
  • AOA

    I am updating it.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-14-16 13:34:54
  • I would like to know that Centrum Silver Multivitamins is Halal or not. - Mahwish
  • AOA

    It is a Not Halal vitamins.

    From our Home Page:

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS  

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins Kirkland Signature and Herballife. They are not Halal because they are not Kosher certified or do not have a Kosher symbol on the package (if Kosher certification meets the Halal requirements because not every Kosher certified food product is Halal).

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient as hidden ingredient. Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-12-16 08:28:37
  • Twix mars and snikers is halal or haram? - Rose
  • AOA

    They are Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-12-16 05:14:29
  • wellsley farms 20 pk mini crissnts is halaal or haram please i need answer.thanks - shabana ali
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contains alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-10-16 12:03:17
  • Warmest Greeting From Me.. I Muhammad from Indonesia. I found the problem at local airport. INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SOEKARNO HATTA. Our cheese stuck at the airport because it did not include an official letter from the country of origin. cheese product that we buy in the country saudi arabia is Mozzarella cheese the three cows. We ask from the company concerned. to provide an official certificate for the cheese product. so thank you for your attention and help. - Muhammad Bani
  • AOA

    I have no information.

     


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-09-16 00:20:07
  • Its is coklat lindt & sprungli with milch extra au lait used alcohol or not - nordiyana
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-08-16 03:21:04
  • Is fair & lovely cream halal? - Ali Hussain
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-05-16 20:21:06
  • Centrum multivitamin halal or haram - muxafrkhan
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.

     

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS  

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins Kirkland Signature and Herballife. They are not Halal because they are not Kosher certified or do not have a Kosher symbol on the package (if Kosher certification meets the Halal requirements because not every Kosher certified food product is Halal).

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient as hidden ingredient. Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-03-16 05:00:23
  • How tO order Puff pastry sheet. - Emma
  • AOA

    You can buy bthe following from freezer of any supermarket.

     

    Search results for the term: Puff Pastry

    Total results generated: 3
    Halal StatusProduct NameCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate
    halal Frozen Puff Pastry Sheets (10" X 15") Puff Pastry Sheets Pepperidge Farm   07-13-14
    halal Frozen Puff Pastry Shells (10 OZ) Puff Pastry Shells Pepperidge Farm   07-13-14
    halal Puff Pastry Shells Puff Pastry Shells Pepperidge Farm   05-04-12

    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-02-16 15:11:54
  • Is that halal please answer me fast - Hamza
  • AOA

    You forgot to mentioned which product.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-02-16 12:37:33
  • is garnier facewash halal? - ifham
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-01-16 09:00:26
  • Kopiko brown cofee in the Philippines has been used by my family because it tastes good and it has halal logo however I was told by a friend that it has E471 which comes from a fat of a pig or a plant.I like its taste but I'm afraid about the rumours I hear about it.Other muslim neighbors of us had stopped buying the product. I wish that you really can help us give the exact answer. Thank you. Hasmera dro. Phil. - Hasmera Palada
  • AOA

    Usally if there is Halal Kosher symbol on the package containing E471 means it is obtained from vegetable fat. IF you are not sure then find out from Halal certifying agency about its source.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-30-15 10:25:05
  • I want to know whether favorina milk chocolate aus halaal or not .Please let me know soon . Their website..www.lidl-info.com/utz Jazzakkallahhairan - Amra Assath
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-30-15 07:05:13
  • I want to know whether favorina milk chocolate aus halaal or not .Please let me know soon . Jazzakkallahhairan - Amra Assath
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contains alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-30-15 07:03:50
  • the coke frm KFC is halaal or nt? if its nt halaal, wht is the reason - fahadh hamza
  • AOA

    KFC chicken are not Halal if you buy from Halal KFC because they are machined slaughtered and not Halal. The coke is not Halal.

    UK: Muslim scholars reject machine slaughtered meat as Halal

    Courtesy of www.halalfocus.com Date June 27, 2012

    Filed in Europe, Halal Integrity, Meat & Poultry, Retail, UK on 27/06/2012 with no comments

    By Naumaan Farooq, Asian Express

    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.’

    Around 40 of the country’s leading Islamic Scholars have called on fast food giant KFC to stop selling their meat as halal which they say is slaughtered using machines.

    At a conference at the Hijaz Centre, Nuneaton some of the countries most respected Imams passed a vote saying machine slaughtered chickens were not halal because the prescribed holy words needed to be said on each individual bird.

    July last year, KFC had 92 ‘halal’ outlets in the UK and many Muslims now feel their food is not killed in accordance with the proper Islamic method. The issue is whether meat can be halal if it has been slaughtered using mechanical methods which scholars said was not allowed.

    Traditionally, halal meat is killed by hand and must be blessed by the person doing the job. But some Muslims say a mechanised form is also now acceptable.

    Speaking at the conference one of the scholars said: “Machine slaughter of animals is totally not allowed in Islam. The prescribed holy words should be said on every animal and not just one.

    “Here we have a scenario when one person just flicks a switch and hundreds of chickens die, that’s not Islamic.”

    Halal is the description of food and drink Muslims are allowed to consume under Islamic dietary laws defined in the Quran and in the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

    Classifying of halal food can only be carried out by a Muslim expert in the laws.

    The meat is traditionally prepared by slaughtering the animal with a quick cut to the throat with a sharp knife to allow all blood to drain out, the idea being that the meat is cleaner. The slaughterman is required to say the traditional proclamation of faith in one god as the animal is killed.

    At present two separate organisations regulate the halal food industry in the UK. The Halal Food Authority (HFA) says using machines is OK, as long as the meat is still blessed. It argues that advances in technology mean methods have to change and though a machine does the killing, the meat is still blessed by a Muslim slaughterman.

    But the Halal Monitoring Committee (HMC) says animals should be slaughtered by hand and using a machine is not halal and not permissible. It argues mechanisation contradicts a fundamental principle of halal – that the person who slaughters the animal is the same person who recites the words over it.

    KFC says it is following the guidance offered by what it considers a reputable adviser.

    At a meeting with the fast food outlet’s representatives two years ago it was confirmed to the Lancashire Council for Mosques that KFC’s chickens were stunned and mechanically slaughtered

    The sub group expressed concerns about the mechanical slaughtering of animals and told KFC that the Muslim Council of Britain supported their position.

    The meeting concluded that KFC’s Halal Supply Chain did not fulfil the LCM Halal criteria and therefore cannot be termed as halal.

    Naved Syed, Member of Eblex Halal Steering Group and responsible for organising the conference in Nuneaton said: “We need to resolve this matter as quickly as possible.

    “The problem with machine slaughter is you cannot perform Tasmiah (Holy prayer) on each animal when you machine killing 20,000 chickens an hour.

    “All of these issues need to be addressed especially on the subject of machine slaughter by the religious authorities.

    “With over 40 Muftis and Imams having made the decision it will enable us to lay the foundation for halal here in the UK.

    “With Ramadan just around the corner this problem needs to be resolved as quickly as possible.”

    Speaking in a recent interview Yunus Dudhwala, chairman of HMC, said: “Halal is a very sacred part of a Muslim’s diet and many Muslims do not even know what they are eating when it’s certified as halal in this way.”

    Make sure you follow this story on www.asianexpress.co.uk <http://www.asianexpress.co.uk/>

    Naumaan Farooq
    Senior Reporter, Asian Express Newspapers

    www.asianexpress.co.uk <http://www.asianexpress.co.uk/>

    07/11/12

    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-29-15 00:01:06
  • I would like to know fabric softener "comfort"brand is halaal? - Fazlan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-28-15 01:49:17
  • Esprit de fate chocolate is halaal for muslims or not it is made in france - tahira
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-27-15 13:00:36
  • is gnc tea tree extract is halal - Atiya
  • AOA

    If extracting solvent is water then it is Halal only if there is kosher symbol on the package , But alcohol is used as extracting solvent then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-26-15 13:31:08
  • Entenmanns all butter loaf cake is halal or not?? Pls immediate reply - Fatima
  • AOA

    If it contains hidden alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-25-15 14:55:49
  • Lotus harbals - Samsheeda
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-24-15 00:37:14
  • Can i use Emami Fair and hansome cream and face wash?is this products have halal certificate? - Riya
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-23-15 02:18:59
  • i was just wondering if these types of sweets are halal or haram for us muslims to have ; skittles starburst lockets - sanya
  • AOA

    Both are not Halal for Muslims.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-22-15 15:52:13
  • nowdays everyone is taking whey proteins and mass gainers for muscle building. whey proteins are vegeterian so they are safe, but mass gainers are mentioned as non-vegeterian and many muslim brothers also use it :) i kindly request you to answer this question - nawaz
  • AOA

    Please mentioned your country name next time because in USA there are many Halal Whey protein but mass gainers are not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-22-15 11:36:37
  • Belvita from nabisco cinnamon brown sugar halal?there is a kosher sign and a d sign. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    There is only one Halal Belvita :

     

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal StatusProduct NameCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate
    halal New Belivite Golden Oat Cookies Cookies Nabisco   10-23-12

    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-21-15 19:44:34
  • Is it a halal product and is the gelatin pork , plant based, or is it pork - Cafe bistro,pfeffernusse cookies iced gingerbread
  • AOA

    From our Home page:

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

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. It is important to know that the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher because of fish mouth.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-21-15 12:37:39
  • halal status of almond meiji chocolate - wilda andriani
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-15 20:19:46
  • black knight hair cream - mfm akmal
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-15 19:35:42
  • I would like to buy a tin of buscuits, chocolate or similar for one of our partner agencies I would like to be sure that all members of staff, who are predominately muslim, are able to eat them. Could you please advise what I could buy - Gaynor Reddie
  • Hi

    I have no information about their Halal status in UK.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-18-15 03:43:10
  • Is clean and clearE ssentials foaming and facial clenser halal?? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-17-15 06:03:58
  • Is neutrogena cosmetic product halal? - rooksana
  • AOA

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-16-15 15:04:09
  • Is E-476 halal or haram - hasin
  • AOA

    It is mashbooh.

    unknown E476 Polyglycerol Esters of Polycondensed Esters of Caster Oil Emulsifiers and Stabilizers - salts or Esters of Fatty Acids. Suitable for vegetarian label indicates that only vegetable fat is used as a source

    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-16-15 11:49:50
  • Plz tell me about dairyland butter. Is it halal? - Anam
  • AOA

    If the ingredients are cream and salt then it will be a Halal butter.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-15-15 20:19:28
  • Hi, I want confirmation of this hard rock cafe surfer paradise has a halal certificate? Thanks. Regards, Ann - ANN
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-15-15 02:31:56
  • Gentlease for fussiness,gas and crying is halal ti give it to the kids - shafiqullah
  • AOA

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-14-15 15:19:18
  • Is crusti choc utz certified is halal - Faseeha
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-13-15 22:51:07
  • Hello, I was wondering whether this snack is halal or non halal. So can you please help me out and find out if Daily chief's fruit snacks are halal or non halal Thank you - Mustafa bazzi
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-11-15 17:48:32
  • 36 chocola's hamlet made in belgium is halal? - zira
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-10-15 05:21:59
  • Is cereals halal - Farida
  • AOA

    Which cereal?


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-07-15 19:28:49
  • I want to know about maggi is it halal - asrar ahmed
  • AOA

    Maggie noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label on the package of products. Maggi noodles are consider Not Halal if there is no Green Dot on the package of noodles. Even if it has green dot it will be not be Halal if it contains E-Number 635, other Haram or Mashbooh E-Numbers and alcohol in flavor.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-06-15 12:18:59
  • Russell Stover Marshmallow mini santa. Halal or not? Thank you :) - Adisa
  • AOA

    None of the Russell Stover products are Halal. The marshmallow is made with pork or non zabiha beef gelatin. It is made mostly from pork gelatin.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-03-15 13:50:55
  • Salam aleikum, from your site i learned that Gimdes is a halal sign for Turkish products. Do you know the ones for Russian and Ukrainian products? i found one in Ukraine, it is called Alraid. do you know of it? - TM
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-03-15 06:41:55
  • is tangy zingy sour strips halal? - azra
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    12-01-15 21:57:24
  • Do milk green tea number one brand is halal? I want to sell this thailand product but im want to know about this product halal certificate. Thankyou - Marcella Bunfat
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-29-15 13:17:45
  • Can u tell me plz that if kania real mayyonnaise is halal o not.and it doesnt say suitable for vegans. - arslan qurban
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-29-15 12:16:46
  • Assalaamu Alaikum. I just wanted to know if fish oil capsules form the company Quest Vitamins ltd. halal or not since i read in the ingredients it says the capsule shell is made of gelatin from bovine and it does not mention that it is halal so i just wanted to confirm.and the product is of Birmingham, U.K. Jazak Allah. - Aasimah
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because many ulema do not consider non zabiha beef is Halal.

    Halal Fish Oil:

    Search results for the term: fish Oil

    Total results generated: 5
    Halal StatusProduct NameCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate
    halal Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA Maxigel Fish Oil Maxi Health   05-05-14
    halal Omega 3 Premium Fish Oil Maximum Strength EPA/DHA 180 Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Research   05-05-14
    halal Omega-3 & Q10 Plus D3 Fish Oil EPA/DHA 120 Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Research   05-05-14
    halal Omega-3 Gold 120 Softgels (Fish Gelatin) Fish oil Nutri Supreme Available at Nutri Supreme by calling 1-888-686-8874. 02-17-14
    halal Nutri-Supreme Research Kosher Omega-3 Silver EPA/DHA Fish Oil Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13

     

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS  

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Walgreen, CVS Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins. MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins. MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched at Vitamin Shoppe stores which are located in every city of USA. MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them.

    Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as: Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitamins Kirkland Signature and Herballife. They are not Halal because they are not Kosher certified or do not have a Kosher symbol on the package (if Kosher certification meets the Halal requirements because not every Kosher certified food product is Halal).

    Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient as hidden ingredient. Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. MCG has a list of Halal multivitamins, individual vitamins, prenatal vitamins and fish oil or omega 3 on our website under "Vitamins". Please use this list of Halal vitamins. How to search Halal vitamins on our website: Please write vitamins or prenatal vitamins or fish oil (for Omega fish oil) under the search box then click Food Product by Category then click Show Only Halal then click search. You will get a list of 45 Halal vitamins, 3 Halal prenatal vitamins, 6 Halal fish oil (Omega fish oil) and where to buy them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-29-15 02:45:32
  • I want to know that which make up kit is halal - Syed sumbul naz
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-28-15 23:26:34
  • Is Italian five grain bread and French bread from publix halal or not? Thank you. - Saadia
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-27-15 21:26:31
  • I want to know that ensure is a product of abbott Ensure is a product use for nutrition supliment Please let me whether it is halal or not?? - Affan asim
  • AOA

    It is not Halal in USA because it is made with alcohol containing flavor although it has a Halal symbol. But it does not mean nothing because Halal certifying organization Halal certify food products with alcohol containing flavors. I do not know about it in UK.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-27-15 13:30:07
  • In India ching's product are halal - Nadeem
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-24-15 07:43:19
  • if hershey's is halal, why it contains emulsifier (E476) which is the code for pig fat? thanks - juwan
  • AOA

    If it has a Green Dot or claim Suitable for Vegetarian then it is from vegetable fat. In the absence it could be from pork.

    unknown E476 Polyglycerol Esters of Polycondensed Esters of Caster Oil Emulsifiers and Stabilizers - salts or Esters of Fatty Acids. Suitable for vegetarian label indicates that only vegetable fat is used as a source.

    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-22-15 03:48:00
  • Is 1. nars 2. marc jacobs 3. stila 4.urban decay 5. dior 6. mac 7 rms beauty 8. kjaer weis 9.origins 10. ecco bella 11.sephora 12.ilia 13.dr. hauschka 14.cover girl 15.lancome 16. maybelline 17.avon hala or haram please please please tell whether they are halal or haram - kate rose
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-22-15 01:57:36
  • .whether miss claire soft lip creams are halal? - mehak
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-21-15 20:15:27
  • Is Cotton Candy By Uncle Bills Foods Halal? Thank You - Cotton Candy
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-21-15 17:15:49
  • is choceur products halal or haram - rishan
  • AOA

    If it is made with alcohol containing flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-21-15 08:23:04
  • Are Starburst Candy halal or haram. I really want to know because I used to eat a whole bunch but my friends told me they were haram and I really want to know the truth if they really are haram. Thank you! Salam-Alykum - Gul Khan
  • AOA

     

    They are all not Halal:

    Search results for the term: starburst

    Total results generated: 3
    Halal StatusProduct NameCategoryProduct BrandCommentsDate
    haram Starburst Original Candies Candies Starburst No Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. Gelatin 03-12-14
    haram Starburst Un Wrapped New Original Candies Candies Starburst No Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. Gelatin 03-12-14
    haram Starburst Five Red Candies Candies Starburst No Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. Gelatin 03-12-14

    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-20-15 18:11:16
  • can i know the deep cleanser neutrogena is halal or not for muslim? - asmah
  • AOA

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


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-20-15 00:40:28
  • I have been hearing rumors that butterball turkey halal. Is it true? - Zahra Sabri
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-18-15 15:46:25
  • Fa and dove soap Halal? ? - Atheek Ahamed
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-18-15 01:11:05
  • are all lipstick haram..kindly tell the halal brands of lipstick...is estee lauder is halal and medora. - dr munazza
  • AOA

    The following are the requirements of Halal skin care or cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in skin care or cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of skin care or cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-16-15 01:00:36
  • Is chicken flavour in chaw chaw is halal - Sadaf siddiqui
  • AOA

    Chaw Chaw do not use zabiha chicken so it is not Halal.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    11-14-15 14:41:53
  • Is gelato ice cream at Petes fresh is halal or not - Hafsa zameer