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Are You Allowed To Eat A Fish Hamburger At McDonald's?

Are you allowed to eat a fish hamburger at McDonald's, even though they use the same oil to fry the fish hamburger, as they used to fry the bacon?
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Betty Crocker cake mix

Hey I was wondering whether if the betty crocker cake mix and frosting was halal or not, because of the ingredient mono and diglycerides.
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Why can't Muslims eat or drink blood?

I have read why Muslims can't eat certain foods, e.g.: pork, horse, donkey, sharks, and animals of prey (lions, tigers,etc.). But, I can't find why Muslims can't eat or drink blood. If that is the ...
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Subway sandwich

Aslamualaiykum, recently I bought a sandwich from subway. However while I was ordering a vegetarian sandwich I think the woman behind the counter never heard me and put something which looked like ...
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Is Eating while watching Islamic T.V Show Haram?

I have got used to watching Peace T.V while eating Breakfast, Lunch and dinner is it okay because I am listening tafsir of Quran and ihadith by scholars while eating please answer with reasons and ...
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Is eating food from person who receives or pays interest haram?

I heard that eating food is haram in homes where the main income is from interest (riba) or the persons in the home pays it willingly. What I heard is right or wrong? Is there any specific authentic ...
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Swallowing Food Remains While Fasting

Does swallowing food remains between teeth spoil sawm (fasting)? Please mention the case when it is done intentionally, unintentionally, and intentionally because you couldn't manage to remove the ...
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Is blowing the foods Makruh? (Shia view)

It is said that it is better not to blow the foods. In other word, it is said that blowing the foods is considered as a makruh practice. So, I was wondering if this is counted as a correct issue or ...
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Is taking Tea with using Tea-cup from left hand is haram?

Eating with Left hand is Haram, in that concern I want to know that: Is taking Tea with using Tea-cup from left hand is haram?
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Vegan - Islam - Halal

As a Muslim the Quran taught me Peace and compassion. I can understand if Meat was made halal. Although I don't think it was made as a requirement. So if we can eat cruelty free why wouldn't we? Even ...
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Halal food permissable if I bless it in Allah's name?

If I am offered food and I am not sure if it's halal. Can I bless it in Allah's name to make it permissible ?
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Is luwak coffee halal or haram?

Is Luwak coffee(kopi luwak) halal? I used google and the result is very confusing, there are two different views. One of it, the MUI(Indonesian Ulemas Council) says it is Halal, but there are some ...
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Is vegetarianism accepted in Islam?

Islam teaches us what is halal food and what is haram food. It is said that we should eat from the foods that Allah has made halal for us. So, while some people become vegetarian that is mostly ...
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Meat eating in Islam

Does Allah give the human population exclusive right, to kill and eat any other baser animal life forms? Also, a corollary, is it immoral to be a vegetarian and not eat killed animals in Islam?
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Is there a concept of “nullification” of forbidden substances in Halal dietary laws?

As there as many positive similarities between Jewish law (halakhah) and Islamic law (fiqh), I was wondering about the following: In Jewish dietary law there is a concept of "nullification" of ...
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Celebration of Eid ul Adha for a vegan muslim

As you already know during the day of Eid ul Adha, muslims sacrifice an animal (sheep,cow ...) as Ibrahim (pbuh) did in name of God. I'm muslim so I absolutely respect my religion but I'm also vegan ...
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Eating non-halal

I'm a muslim migrant who landed in France a decade ago. I really did my hard to eat halal food. But, I really don't want to exclude myself since social connections are really important in my job. So, ...
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Are there any special rules about dairy foods?

A dairy company has recently announced that it's dropping halal certification. Are there any halal rules about dairy products in itself, or is certifying that dairy products are halal like certifying ...
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Does Islam allow cruel treatment of animal in industrial farms

The animals in big industrial farms are treated very poorly. What is the Islamic view on this area, and is it OK to eat these products.
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What is Islam's position on consuming meat of hybrid animals?

There have been several advances in the field of genetics, and we now have hybrid animals, animals that are part human since they have human chromosomes in them. ...
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Are memory chargers (boosters) allowed in Islam?

I wanted to know if Complan with Memory Chargers(boosters) halal(allowed)? If yes, please provide supporting stances.
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Scientific reasons for not eating certain animals?

Muslims are not allowed to eat certain animals like pig, dog etc. but are allowed to eat cow, chicken, lamb etc. I don't understand the reason behind this refraining from eating some animals but are ...
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Can we eat the food which comes from a religious celebration or festival

Can we eat the food which is kept in front of idols. In my company after celebrating the festivals (some fruits or coconut in front of idols)they give it to all the employees Is it halal?. In the ...
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Double minded about buying meat/chicken

I am double minded about Ordering food from a grilled chicken shop. I see many Muslim brothers going there to eat now and then as the shop owner claim their chicken is halal. Shop owner is non-Muslim, ...
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Notifying someone that the food is haraam

There was a situation the other day, where an acquaintance of mine was going to eat a bagel that he very much liked. Unknown to him, was that the bagel's ingredients contained gelatin. I looked it up ...
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Is lab grown meat halal?

Is meat that has been artificially grown in a lab (made by duplicating cells) halal? What if the father cell came from a living animal? Can humans eat this kind of artificial meat? Reference Link for ...
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How much should one eat in Suhoor?

Should one eat a lot in Suhoor? Or should one eat in the normal manner (filling one-third of the stomach with food, one-third with water and one-third with air)? I actually want to know if there is ...
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Is there a ruling for giving and returning the Salam while eating?

What is the ruling, if any, of offering salaam to someone who is eating? And also what is the ruling when being offered salaam while you yourself are eating? Lately, we hear people saying that it is ...
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Eating garlic before visiting the masjid - ambiguous hadith

Narrated 'Ata' (Radi-Allahu 'anhu): I heard Jabir bin 'Abdullah saying, "The Prophet (Sallallahu 'Alaihi WaSallam) said, 'Whoever eats (from) this plant (he meant garlic) should keep away from ...
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Food with earnings from halal and haram money

A non-Muslim friend recently invited me out for lunch a few days back. Naturally, since he had invited me, he picked up the tab at the restaurant. Now I am worried about a few things. This friend ...
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Is Sugar HARAM?

The white sugar contain animal bone which is responsible for the white color. That bone may not be a halal (if the animal may be killed as per the islamic law) . So is sugar haram or halal?
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Are Centrum Tablets allowed in Islam (Halal or Haram)?

Some of the Centrum tablets are made from vitamins of pork it says on their official website. I want to know if they can be used for medical treatment for a better health or not? If not, and there is ...
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Eating in restaurants without Halal certification

What is the Islamic ruling on eating in restaurants that are not run by Muslims and do not have some sort of Halal certification? (I ask because in traditional Judaism one generally may not eat in ...
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Is eating mushrooms allowed in islam?

mushrooms are neither fruit nor vegetables They are a special type of fungus source :http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/healthy-eating/are-mushrooms-good-you?page=all but are they ...
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Can water be halal or haram?

On a flight from Tokyo to Sydney with Japan Airlines, I was given a bottle of water that was certified halal. (Apologies for the image quality) Do Muslims consider water as being potentially halal or ...
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Does food need a halal certification?

I have seen symbols on food in supermarkets and restaurants marking the food as halal. I assume that these symbols come from authoritative Muslim food supervision companies. I have also seen Muslims ...
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Is it permissible to refuse halal food?

I heard a friend say that as Muslims we should eat everything that has been made halal for us and if we don't then we will be questioned on the last day. I am specifically referring to rabbit meat ...
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Is human flesh halal for eating?

Inspired by: this question Of course, murdering someone is forbidden and mutilating a body is forbidden. But setting these issues aside, would human flesh be halal for eating?
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Is it halaal to eat birthday cake?

Is it halaal to eat birthday cake? When I ask this question, I do know that celebrating birthdays is a practice of non-Muslims and so we aren't allowed to celebrate it. However, that is not the ...
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What is “Gelatine (Plant)”? Is it halal?

I was shopping for snacks yesterday, and I saw a new product (not sure where from; I'm in Canada but as there was Chinese writing on the package I assume it was foreign). Among the ingredients was ...
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Fish not Permissible - “Kanta” (Shia view)

I have a Shi'a co-worker. Recently, our team planned a team lunch, and he mentioned that he doesn't eat fish, because of something called "kanta" (in Urdu). He said it's due to certain ...
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Is eating sushi halal or haram?

Rice of course is halal as far as I know, but what about of other seafood that can be used when cooking sushi such as shrimps, crabs, salmon, caviar etc?
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Dietry and eating habits/manners in Islam

What are the manners of eating and drinking in Islam? What were the eating manners and habits of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)? What are the benefits for us to adopt eating habits/manners of Islam? ...
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Are Shrimp, Lobster, Crayfish and Crab Halal? [closed]

Are Shrimp, Lobster, Crayfish and Crab Halal? Are they different from fiqh point of view?
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Which foods from the sea are halal?

"Everything in ocean is Madhbooh (slaughtered)." [Bukhari] I hear a lot of discussions going on about what is halal and haram from the sea. One side claims that anything form the sea is halal, ...
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What should I break my fast with?

At home I normally break my fast with dates or something sweet, but at my local mosque we mainly had fried food, and this seems unusual to me. How should I break my fast? I know it is sunnah to eat ...
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How can I get my 5-a-day during Ramadan?

I find it difficult to eat plenty of fresh fruit, and veggies during the month of Ramadan. I normally eat plenty of fruit during the day and have vegetables with my meal in the evening. However during ...
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Eating from non-Muslims?

What prompted to do ask this question is that last week when I was at the school the teacher offered the students some candy after he came back from his vacation. He is Buddhist. I thanked him and sat ...
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Are there special cases in which meat not slaughtered in Islamic way is allowed to eat?

It is well known that Muslims are forbidden to eat meat which is not slaughtered in Islamic way. But, what is the rule for eating meat sold in public markets or public places in non-Muslim countries. ...
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What are the foods forbidden for Muslims to eat and the reason?

What are the different kinds of food that a Muslim can't eat and the reasons they were banned? I heard some people mention that Muslims shouldn't eat horses' or donkeys' meat, but I couldn't find a ...