“Halal” is an Arabic word which means allowed, permissible, lawful, authorized, and legitimate. The antonym of halal is “haram”, meaning impermissible, disallowed, and forbidden. The common term used in the industry is non-halal. In the study of Islamic jurisprudence, halal is defined as anything which is permitted by the Shari`ah (the Islamic law). The default ruling in Shari’ah is that all things are halal for humans to utilize unless specific evidence indicates that it is prohibited. This is as noted in few verses of the Quran, where Allah says: “It is He who created all that is in the earth for you...” (Al-Baqarah: 29). For further details, see ISRA library; CORRELATION OF THE HALAL INDUSTRY & ISLAMIC FINANCE: A WIN-WIN.
|1||Types Of Guarantee That Can Be Taken|
|2||Is it Allowed to Eat Cheese Made with Rennet from Calves that Were Not Slaughtered Islamically?|
|3||Can a Muslim Eat Meat from Restaurants or Stores in Christian or Jewish Countries?|
|4||What is to be Done about Imported Meat When There is Doubt About the Halal Slaughter Certificates Being Authentic?|
|5||What is the Rule for Poultry and Livestock Feed Mixed with Fat from Animals Not Properly Slaughtered?|
|6||Depositor Customer’s Investment Fund from Doubtful Sources|