Pure water by itself is fundamentally halal. If there are haram impurities involved, the water would also become haram; not because of the water itself, but because of what's in it. So, for example, if it was drawn from a small pool in which someone was storing their dead pig carcasses, we shouldn't drink it (most would chalk that up to common sense though)...
There's nothing wrong with milk in and of itself, since milk typically doesn't come from (a) dead animals, or (b) swine. However, many dairy products use haram (or at least questionable) ingredients in their manufacture.
The biggest example would be cheese. The typical cheese-making process requires an enzyme to curdle the milk, and this enzyme is often ...
You said the person on the till is a Muslim and he claim that the meat is halal. That is enough to buying food from them. If in future you understand that the food was not halal there is no sin for you.
How can shrimp be prepared to be Halal?
It cannot be "prepared" Halal, when meat is Halal. It is due to the slayer of the meat killing the animal in the name of Allah (swt). The process of shrimp being Halal or not is a complex topic in which the answer is bound to your madhab (school of thought if you are a Sunni Muslim).
What is the proper way to ...
There is a difference between what is common practice among a particular group of people and what their formal religion has ordained them to do.
If your question concerns the latter then there are a few things that need to be considered before it can be determined whether it is permissible/Halal or not.
if food that is being taken is not know to contain ...
Abu Talha reported Allaah's Prophet (sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam) having said:
"Angels do not enter a house in which there is a dog or a picture." [HR.
al-Bukhari and Muslim]
To answer your question, other animals that does not belong to the following categories are allowed to be taken care as a pet :
Animals that cause harm or ...
i have a friend who told me he approached a mufti on 3 occasions in regards to this question. supposedly on the first 2 occasions the mufti told him to leave it with him and the 3rd occasion he said Janna is not cheap as in to imply that machine slaughtered is not permissible.
That is theft, as you know, which is why you are confused in the first place. At times, the good is separated from the evil so it may be that you will be liable for the theft as a sin, and the good you do is separate. However in this case, it would be surprising if the money will be halal considering that it was initiated by something haram (due to the good ...
In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful
Can Sunnis eat meat authorised halal by Shi'a?
Actually Shia Muslims slaughter based on Islamic orders/circumstances; as a result, it can be allowed for both Sunnis/Shias to eat of such circumstances (from Shias).