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Consequences of Eating Unlawful Meat

Category: Halal

Abstaining from haram meat & food is one of the utmost important facets in the life of a Muslim and there are great spiritual side effects that emanate from eating haram foods; therefore, great care and precaution should be taken to eat only truly halal foods. The degeneration of the Ummah is largely contributed to indifference in earning...

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Food and Eating Habits According to the Sunnah

Category: Halal

The following article by Ibn Ul Qayyim (ra) contains comprehensive notes covering the most important qualities of the Prophet (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) in regards to food and diet. It is sufficient for the son of Aadam to eat a few mouthfuls, to keep him going. If he must do that (fill his stomach), then let him fill one third with food,...

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The Islamic Laws of Animal Slaughter

Category: Halal

There is a growing sense of concern today among consumers, Muslim and non-Muslim alike, about the healthfulness of what they eat. Health food stores have gained a prominent status in the US, and many consumers review every last ingredient listed in a food item’s nutritional facts list to ensure that they meet their dietary standards. Muslims...

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Why Halal Food is Good for Everyone

Category: Halal

Within the Muslim community, halal is used to describe what is permissible both in food and in actions. We typically associate halal with food, as do many non-Muslims. For purposes of this article, we explore why halal food, specifically meat and poultry, is good...

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6 Tips for eating Halal even when you cannot find Halal Restaurants in the Destination

Category: Halal

Traveling across the state or across the world can be exciting and a chance to re-charge your internal batteries, a welcome a change of pace and scenery. Finding halal food in the sky or on the road, however, isn't always as easy. Even though the word halal is beginning to penetrate common everyday lingo across the United States and Europe,...

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Halal and Haram in the Quran and Hadith

Category: Halal

“O ye who believe! Eat of the good things wherewith We have provided you, and render thanks to Allah if it is (indeed) He whom ye worship” (2:172).

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The Ruling on Meat Slaughtered in the West

Category: Halal

"During my visits to the West, and when I am being served meals on planes or in restaurants in Europe or America, I would find that I was very hesitant to eat the food, and I wanted very much to search for halal food and find that pure bite to eat in order to protect any part of my flesh from being nourished on...

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The Muslim Consumer Group

Category: Halal

According to their website, "the Muslim Consumer Group for Food Products is a non-profit, non-political and Islamic scientific organization, incorporated in 1993 as a Halal foods educational and Halal certification organization for Muslims consumers and food...

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Zabihah.com- A Comprehensive Guide to Halal Dining

Category: Halal

Zabihah.com is a great tool for all Muslims.  The comprehensive website offers location searches and reviews on various restaurants.  Reviews include whether or not the menus are full- or semi-halal and if there is a prayer area available.

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