WHAT IS HALAL ?
HALAL means allowed or permitted by Islamic Law.
The terms ‘Halal’, Guaranteed Halal or Muslim Food or any other terms that may be used mean the following: the foods does not stem from or consists of any part of or item from animals that are forbidden to Muslims by Islamic law, or animals that have not been slaughtered according to Islamic law; does not contain any substance that is considered impure in Islamic law; is not prepared, processed or manufactured using equipment or utensils that are not free from impurities as defined by Islamic law ; and that, in the preparation, processing or storage stage, does not come in contact with or is stored near any kind of food that does not meet the requirements stated impure by Islamic law.
Halal Food could be practiced by any other religion as it is about cleanliness in food preparation. It does not change the taste of the food.
HOW PREPARE HALAL FOOD ?
*SOURCE OF HALAL FOOD & BEVERAGE
All land animals are deemed halal to be consumed.
Animals not slaughtered in accordance with Islamic principles.
Swine, dog Animals which have fangs or tusks for hunting other predators such as tigers, bears, elephants, rhinoceros, cats and other similar animals.
Birds with talons, sharp beaks, birds of prey such as eagles, owls and others similar.
Animals that are sanctioned by Islam to be killed like rats, scorpions, crows, centipedes, snakes and the like.
Animals which are forbidden in Islam to be killed such as ants, bees, woodpeckers, swallows and spiders.
Animals which are considered as repulsive (foul) in Islam such as lice, flies, maggots and the like.
Animals that live on land and in water (both worlds), such as frogs, crocodiles, turtles, seals and the like.
All plants and animals derived through biotechnology are deemed halal except for those produced using the DNA from any one of the swine or dog species.
Water animals are animals which live in water only intrinsically. They are clean and can be eaten, except for those that are poisonous, intoxicating and harmful to human health.
All plant types and their products are deemed halal except for those which are poisonous, intoxicating, pose a danger to human health and biotechnology produced plants using DNA derived from forbidden substances.
All types of water are deemed halal for drinking except those that are poisonous, intoxicating, harmful to human health and polluted by wastes.
All natural substances such as water, minerals and others are permissible unless polluted by sewage, are toxic, intoxicating and dangerous to health.
All chemical substances are deemed halal unless those polluted by sewage, are toxic, intoxicating and dangerous to health.
Food additives such as stabilizers, emulsion, colouring and others are deemed halal except those from animal sources which are forbidden under Islamic law.