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Are muslims allowed to eat pork and other forbidden food when imprisoned, during starvation and other exceptional circumstances?

It is mentioned in four verses that in case of necessity one could eat any of the otherwise haram kinds of flesh or food: He has only forbidden to you dead animals, blood, the flesh of swine, and ...
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Are muslims allowed to eat pork and other forbidden food when imprisoned, during starvation and other exceptional circumstances?

Yes, in the case that there is no halal food available it is permitted to eat just enough of a haram food as would be required to stay alive. The primary source for this is in the Quran in each of the ...
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Is it ok to remove pork and eat food?

Pork is unclean (najis) and najis is transferred through wetness: A thing (such as your hand, clothes, etc.) becomes najis only when it comes in contact with a najis thing with wetness that can be ...
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Is it haram to even mention "pig"?

Muslims are not allowed to eat pig (Qur'an 5:3, 6:145, 16:115), and most scholars consider pig impure (see Islam Q&A). There's some other restrictions, such as not wearing pig leather (Islam Q&...
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If I unwittingly buy a meal with ham in it, it is acceptable to give it to a non-Muslim friend?

The disbelievers are commanded to stay away from pork as well, just as they have been commanded by Allah to follow the truth of Islam and all it's rulings. You as a Muslim are meant to guide those who ...
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As a foreign student whose visa does not allow work, can I deliver food with pork ingredients for work via the DoorDash app?

Under any circumstances, the answer is the same. The forbiddance of both alcohol and swine is well established in Islam and is not contextual; hence, no specific fatwa is required. Any act that one ...
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Is pork head on planned mosque spot really a problem?

It is haram (forbidden) to eat pork, as pig flesh is considered impure (najasat). Forbidden to you is... the flesh of swine... -- Qur'an 5:3 O Muhammad tell them: I did not find in what has been ...
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Why is pork derived gelatin haram in Islam?

There is consensus that the entirety of a pig is haram1. أجمعت الأمة على أن الخنزير بجميع أجزائه محرم The ummah is unanimous that all parts of swine are forbidden — Tafsir Razi لا ...
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Is there a reason to eat beef instead of pork?

No one can know for sure why Allah forbids this and allows this except if He tells us. There is no such explanation by Allah for why pork is forbidden or beef is allowed. As Muslims, we follow the ...
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Is it haram to touch a pig , to smell it, or to go even near it?

First if a thing or animal is considered as najiss (or -ritually- impure) this means that the thing itself is unclean not anything that derives from it unless we have a clear proof. For example some ...
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Would the small toy piggy on my desk be unpleasant for my Muslim co-workers?

Don't worry . Real pigs are najis to touch and haram to eat for Muslims, not the toy pig.
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If I unwittingly buy a meal with ham in it, it is acceptable to give it to a non-Muslim friend?

don't eat the rest and leave the pork behind, pork is nagis and it would spread onto the sandwitch yes it is harm to give someone haram food not matter is there muslim or not. so yeah just throw it ...
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Is a pig-shaped money box haram?

Pigs are haram to eat (Qur'an 2:173) and are regarded as unclean (see What things are considered najis in fiqh?). However, a piggy bank is not a pig. Piggy banks could reasonably be regarded as ...
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Why is pork more strictly haram than blood?

Blood that is haram and najis is blood that flows out of the arteries when the animal is slaughtered in the halal way, and not any that remains within the flesh. This is based on the verse of the ...
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