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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 that which has been dedicated to other than Allah . But whoever is forced [by necessity], neither desiring [it] nor transgressing [its limit], there is no sin upon ...


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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 main verses which declare haram foods which are 2:173, 5:3, 6:145 and 16:115. And also in 6:119 حرمت عليكم الميتة والدم ولحم الخنزير وما أهل لغير الله به ... ...


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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 commands of Allah. And Allah knows best. Allah says: It is not for a believing man or a believing woman, when Allah and His Messenger have decided a matter, that ...


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