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  • Pls send me names of companies that sells halal animal and artificail casing for use in making halal sausage thank you - Jalal
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    02-19-15 12:51:09
  • Is popeyes halal in canada i heard that its machine cut ? - noreen
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-19-15 09:28:07
  • Is the Sara Lee Cheesecake with strawberry topping halal? - Iftekher Hassan Sohan
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    02-18-15 16:45:41
  • Salam.. recently i came across a website in which i read that vanilla extract is derived from vanilla beans by mixing it with alcohol as a solvent. So the products contaning vanillin or natural vanilla flavour are not halal. Now my question is is that really so or the alchol evaporates during the making of chocolates and biscuits as some of the products consumer department claim it so. Or we should avoid such products completely? And if the product is made in an Islamic country, then can we trust it n consume it or not? Waiting for the answer. Jazallah o khair - Faiza
  • AOA

    You might see it at our US website www.muslimconsumergroup.com our ulema said that as soon as alcohol touches the Halal ingredients it losed their Halal status. It does not mather wehther alcohol evaporate or not because nobody the alcohol in chocolate or biscuits.


    Category: Food Products
    02-18-15 11:09:26
  • can u plz tell me that what to consider while buying food colors? - Najma Mahboob
  • AOA

    Kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: General Question
    02-17-15 21:44:23
  • Aoa, I live in Mississauga, Canada. I saw this at nofrills super store. Can you please tell me if this is halalor not? "NO NAME" PREPARED YELLOW MUSTARD IT IS 400 mL BOTTLE. It has a kosher sign on it (COR). WHITE VINEGAR, WATER, MUSTARD, SEED, SALT, SPICES. if it is halal are you going to include this in you Canadian halal list? JAZAKALLAH. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal and I will add to our website.


    Category: General Question
    02-17-15 10:08:21
  • AOA, I live in Mississauga, Canada . I saw this soya sauce at nofrills super store, can you please tell me if this is a halal soy sauce. VH SOYA SAUCE reduced sodium (it has a K in circle (kosher)) ingredients are: WATER, GLUCOSE SOLIDS, SALT, CARAMEL, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, CORN SYRUP, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE. CONTAINS: SOY. ITS A GLUTEN FREE FOOD. If this is halal are you going to include this in your Canadian halal list? JAZAKALLAH. - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    Thanks for two Halal product you reported yes this soy sauce is Halal and it will be on our website.


    Category: Food Products
    02-17-15 10:02:55
  • Elise assorted truffle has lecithin 322, can u tell about its halal status as it has no sign on it - Nailasabah
  • AOA

    It is not Halal although Lecithin is Halal but other ingredients are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 21:46:02
  • Is the Kraft peanut butter is halal? If it's haram can you tell me the ingredients, because I want to know. - safia
  •   AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-16-15 21:26:51
  • want to know whether there is pig fat in fair and lovely and in cadbury choclate - Taiyab Ali Faizan
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    02-15-15 14:05:24
  • Assalam u alikum.I am just wondering about black diamond cheese is it halal or not. - naeema
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    02-15-15 07:33:57
  • Aslm..please kindly advise if labello lip care(all variants) from Germany is halal.Jazak Allah - Salina
  • AOA

    I have no information on German product they may not be Halal.

    The following are the requirements of Halal cosmetic products:

    1. No animal derived ingredients are used.

    2. No alcohol is used as hidden solvent or carrier in fragrance or perfume.

    3. No Carmine red color is used.

    4. No marine derived ingredients are used except fish for Hanafi Muslims.

    5. The manufacturer of cosmetic is one who knows the source of ingredients in cosmetic products.

    6. No alcohol is used in extracts.

    Only manufacturer knows the source of cosmetic ingredients so please contact them.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    02-13-15 08:48:05
  • aoa indian 2 min maggi noddles with green mark is halal or haram....because i heard there were some controversy about them that they use some haram ingredient....plzzz reply me... - atia paracha
  • AOA

    Maggi noodles with green dot or with vegetarian label on the package of products. Maggi noodles are consider Not Halal if there is no Green Dot on the package of noodles. Even if it has green dot it will be not be Halal if it contains E-Number 635, other Haram or Mashbooh E-Numbers and alcohol in flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-12-15 15:11:02
  • Is mcflurry oreo from macdonalds halal? - Hareem
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    02-11-15 22:05:32
  • Is mono and diglycerides halal? - Hareem
  • AOA

    From our FAQ:

    What is Mono and Diglycerides:

    Mono and Diglycerides are fat based emulsifier and are made by reacting glycerol (fat based) with fats and oils. Mono and diglycerides can be made from beef, pork, or soybean fat. Only soybean or zabiha slaughtered cow fat based Mono and Diglyceries are Halal. A Halal or Kosher symbol (which meet the Islamic dietary requirements) on a food package containing Mono and Diglycerides indicates that it is obtained from soybean fat. In the absence of Halal or Kosher symbol on the package Muslim consumers should contact the manufacturer to find out the source of Mono & Diglycerides.


    Category: Ingredients
    02-11-15 22:04:46
  • Is Ragu sauce is halal - muhammad amer
  • AOA

    Non of Ragu sauce is Halal in Canada.


    Category: Food Products
    02-11-15 18:14:19
  • AslamuAliakum I am looking for halal brown gravy mix in a large quantity where can I find it - jawad
  • AOA

    Search results for the term: gravy

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Creole Instant Roux Mix(Gravy Mix) Gravy Mix Tony Chacher's This is only Halal alternate for gravy mix because all gravy mixes in supermarkets are not Halal.

    Category: E-Numbers
    02-10-15 15:03:28
  • Assalamu alikum, Brother,I saw great value chocolate flavoured baking chips is halal.I bought one but I didn't get any kosher symbol on it and it doesn't have flavour.So is it halal? - Jayden
  • AOA

    It is not Halal without kosher symbol. The only one thing Halal at Wal-Mart is

    halal Mini Animal Cookies Cookies Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center 2012-10-16

    Category: General Question
    02-10-15 10:44:57
  • Assalamu alikum,is Hershey kisses halal in Canada ?i got a hershy kisses what contains artificial flavour not vanillin.If any chocolate contains vanillin & artificial flavour or only artificial flavour with kosher then is it halal?your answer is very helpful brother. - Jaycee
  • AOA

    Vanillin is not mentioned then it is not Halal. They may use Vanillin you have to contact them to find out.


    Category: General Question
    02-10-15 10:20:16
  • Assalaamo-alaikum, I read on your website that Krispy Cream donuts are not halal My elder sister who is very fond of Krispy cream donuts sent me the following links that claim Krispy cream donuts are Halal: http://www.examiner.com/article/krispy-kreme-proud-to-announce-their-doughnuts-are-halal-certified http://www.krispykreme.com/About/Nutritional-Info Please therefore correct this on your website. Wassalaam, Marium Owais - Marium Owais
  • AOA

    Krispy Kreme approached me for Halal certification then ask do use alcohol in flavor. They said yes. Then I told them I can not Halal certify your products. There vare many Halal certifying organization in USA and Canada who Halal certify the food products made with alcohol containing flavors. Ask yourc sister to read this Hadith about intoxication:

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Muminin RA:

    I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: Every intoxicant is forbidden; if a faraq of anything causes intoxication, a handful of it is forbidden. ( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 26:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)

    Narrated Umm Salamah RA, Ummul Muminin RA:

    The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) forbade every intoxicant and everything which produces languidness. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 28:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah) 3678 )


    Category: Food Products
    02-09-15 21:04:33
  • Sliced cheese halal? - Sana
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 16:11:26
  • Is triscuit craler halal? - mohammedyusuf shaikh
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    02-09-15 15:44:50
  • I contacted Farlani garlic toast company about the ingredients yeast, distilled monodiglycerides and natural flavor they answered me over the phone that yeast the used is bakers yeast, distiled mondiglycerides is plant based and for natural flavour the manufacturer used canola oil as solvant. so, r they halal? - jotsna pervin
  • AOA

    If you trust them then use it but I need written information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 10:58:47
  • AOA is it a halal drink? Hello, Does Frooti (The fresh and juicy mango drink) Product of India. (Bar Code 8902 579 105 013) has alcohol in its flavor? Thanks, Navdel. Dear Navdel, Yes, it is product of India & it does not contain alcohol. It is non alcoholic ready to serve beverage. For any further query, please write back to us. Best Regards, Manoj Sawant Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, India Consumer Cell To me Today at 11:14 PM Dear Navdel, Thank you very much for writing to us with your query. This is to inform you that our product Frooti, Does NOT contain alcohol in any form. Feel free to revert in case of any queries. Regards, Umang Bhavsar |022 6734 8306 Consumer Cell Parle Agro Pvt Ltd Mumbai. - nsyed
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: General Question
    02-09-15 08:39:56
  • AOA PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF THIS JUICE IS HALAL FOR MUSLIM OR NOT.(PLEASE READ THE EMAIL CHAIN). JAZAKALLAH Hello, Does Frooti (The fresh and juicy mango drink) Product of India. (Bar Code 8902 579 105 013) has alcohol in its flavor? Thanks, Navdel. Dear Navdel, Yes, it is product of India & it does not contain alcohol. It is non alcoholic ready to serve beverage. For any further query, please write back to us. Best Regards, Manoj Sawant Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, India AOA, I bought this juice from nofrills it has halal written on it it is an indian product called "frooti" mango juice its ingredients are water, mango pulp (16.2%) , sugar, citric acid, E330(acidity regulator), sodium benzonate - E211 (preservative), ascorbic acid -E330 (antioxidant), artificial mango flavor, potassium metabisulphate -E224 (sulphites), potassium sorbate -E202 (preservative) and sunset yellow fcf -E110 JAZAKALLAH KHAIR. - nsyed AOA If it has a green dot or not. Alcohol may be present in artificial mango flavor. This is amasbooh product. IT HAS A GREEN DOT ON IT AND IT SAYS 100%VEGETARIAN. I AM CONFUSED WITH YOUR REPLY BECAUSE IT HAS A HALAL SYMBOL ON IT (HALAL IS WRITTEN ON THE BOTTLE) SO HOW COME IT IS MUSBOOH PLS CAN YOU EXPLAIN. JAZAKALLAH. -[Anonymous user] AOA I arleady answer it is a mashbooh product. Category: Non-Food Products 09-17-14 08:11:06 AOA, I bought this juice from nofrills it has halal written on it it is an indian product called "frooti" mango juice its ingredients are water, mango pulp (16.2%) , sugar, citric acid, E330(acidity regulator), sodium benzonate - E211 (preservative), ascorbic acid -E330 (antioxidant), artificial mango flavor, potassium metabisulphate -E224 (sulphites), potassium sorbate -E202 (preservative) and sunset yellow fcf -E110 JAZAKALLAH KHAIR. -[Anonymous user] AOA If it has a green dot or not. Alcohol may be present in artificial mango flavor. This is amasbooh product. - nsyed
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: News & Alerts
    02-09-15 08:22:23
  • According to your website statement you mentioned that\"Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA. But we noticed that some kosher certified food has vanilla extract, natural flavour, which is extracted from alcohol or use alcohol as solvant, So,I am confused! - jotsna pervin
  • AOA

    From our Home Page:

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE MEET HALAL REQUIREMENTS ARE HALAL

    The Kosher Certified food products are not considered Halal if they contain one of the following ingredient (based on MCG Halal criteria):

    }  (1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol, (19) Natural Vanilla or Natural Vanilla Flavor (because Alcohol is used in extraction)


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-09-15 08:17:36
  • Monaco dark chocolate cookie bar has kosher symbol on package, but in ingredients list it has vanilla extract is it halal yet? It is a product from USA - jotsna pervin
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    02-09-15 08:04:09
  • Salam. I need to know if nutella a halal product? Also what brand of processed cheese is halal? - madiha
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    02-08-15 20:02:40
  • Is no name Neapolitan club pack ice cream halal - Shadime
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because made with alcohol containing flavor.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-08-15 17:40:09
  • is kirkland signature cheese pizza (from costco) halal, as it contains cheddar cheese and as far as i know cheddar cheese is not halal - Mainul
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    02-08-15 17:33:28
  • Please tell that is compbell's mushroom champignons(mushroom cream soup) is halal or not - Mr. AB
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    02-08-15 14:17:36
  • spaghettini by great value (TM/MC) is halal food or not halal. - M. Ab
  • AOA

    Spaghetti, thin spaghetti, elbow macaroni and egg noodles from any brand are Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    02-07-15 12:56:06
  • Please tell me about nestle ice cream is it is halal or haram - aatiqah
  •   AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    02-07-15 04:29:57
  • AOA, i saw this soy sauce in fresh co. brand is "VH CHINESE SOYA SAUCE" it has a"K" sign on it the ingredients are WATER, SALT, CARAMEL, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, CORN SYRUP, GLUCOSE SOLIDS, SODIUM BENZOATE. contains: SOY it is a CONAGRAFOODS PRODUCT AND IT IS GLUTEN FREE. PLEASE LET ME KNOW IS IT HALAL I THINK THE INGREDIENTS ARE HALAL. JAZAKALLAH KHAIR. - nsyed
  • AOA

    It is a Halal Soy sauce. If wheat & Soy present in soy sauce then it is not Halal.

    From our FAQ:

    What are the ingredients of Haram Soy Sauce:

    The Naturally Brewed Soy is the Haram soy sauce. It is made just like wine containing 2-3% alcohol. The ingredients list contains Wheat, Soy and other ingredients. Food companies do not mention Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce under the ingredients statement. They just mention soy sauce but within parenthesis they write Wheat and Soy. This is the only way to find a Haram Soy Sauce.

    What are the ingredients of Halal Soy Sauce:

    All purpose soy sauce or non naturally brewed soy sauce is a Halal soy sauce made from water, salt, hydrolyzed soy protein, corn syrup and sodium benzoate. La Choy All Purpose Soy sauce is a Halal Soy Sauce.


    Category: News & Alerts
    02-06-15 20:25:54
  • Is "The Bakery" New York Cheese Cake, 'Our Finest' Cheese Cake halal from Walmart in Canada? - Iftekher Hassan Sohan
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-06-15 18:35:56
  • Assalamu Aleykum, is Fairlee juice safe to consume? It is kosher. Also I have Omega 3 by NutraSea DHA , everything it has looks safe since its natural and fish oil, however natural and artificial flavours make me extra cautious nowdays. Jazaak Allah, May Allah Bless and give Barakat and Rahmat to all of you who contribute into all this hard work for The Ummah. - S0Fi3313
  • AOA

    If Fairlee juices made with natural flavor then they are not Halal even with kosher symbol. For Halal Omega 3 please buy from this:

    Search results for the term: fish oil

    Total results generated: 5
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Date
    halal Omega-3 2000 Fish Oil EPA/DHA Maxigel Fish Oil Maxi Health   05-05-14
    halal Omega 3 Premium Fish Oil Maximum Strength EPA/DHA 180 Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Research   05-05-14
    halal Omega-3 & Q10 Plus D3 Fish Oil EPA/DHA 120 Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Research   05-05-14
    halal Omega-3 Gold 120 Softgels (Fish Gelatin) Fish oil Nutri Supreme Available at Nutri Supreme by calling 1-888-686-8874. 02-17-14
    halal Nutri-Supreme Research Kosher Omega-3 Silver EPA/DHA Fish Oil Softgels Fish Oil Nutri-Supreme Available at www.koshervitamins.com or call 1-800-645-1899 03-26-13

     


    Category: Food Products
    02-06-15 09:48:29
  • Assalamu alikum,brother you said only Duncan Hines Whipped Vanilla Frosting is halal but it contains artificial flavour .could you please let me know this flavour? - Jayeed
  • AOA

    It is made vanillin a artificial vanilla flavor. If it says Vanill as product name then if you see only artificial flavor it means that it is made from vanillin a artificial vanilla flavor which is Halal. But if has natural flavor that means it is made from vanilla flavor which is not Halal.


    Category: General Question
    02-04-15 22:00:43
  • AoA, I re-emailed Chapman's about flavor in their ice cream on the lines you asked. Here is the email and reply, Kindly advise on the halal status please. JizakAllah. [[My email]] Chapman's Website English - General Inquiry # 142479 Your Name: Raheel Your Email Address: raheel_15@live.com What City/Town do you live in? Waterloo What Province do you live in? ON Phone Number: Is this user opted in for newsletters: False Comments: Hi, I previously inquired about Chapman's frozen yogurt and ice cream, and I got a satisfactory answer to my first question, thank you for that. But my second question left me with some ambiguities. Kindly answer my question regarding Flavors used in Chapman's products. Question: Is 'Ethanol' or 'Ethyl Alcohol' used as a solvent in flavor? Ethanol or Ethyl Alcohol is a hidden ingredient or processing aid ingredient of a flavor, it will not appear in the ingredients statement. The knowledge of presence or absence of Ethanol or Ethyl alcohol in flavor is only known to your QA or Technical service department because they have access to the specification of flavors. In the specification of flavor, your flavor supplier has written the name of solvent or carrier used in that particular flavor. So please request your QA or Technical service department to find out whether ethanol or ethyl alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent. I would highly appreciate if you provide me with a list of those products that does NOT have Ethanol used as part of the flavor. Thank You. [[Their Reply]] From: contactus@chapmans.ca To: raheel_15@live.com Subject: RE: Chapman's Website English - General Inquiry # 142479 Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 19:12:06 +0000 Thank you for taking the time to contact us. Flavours do contain alcohol which is less than .005. The following is a list of our products that Do Not contain alcohol: Novelties: Super Lolly Assorted 18 pack, Super Lolly Banana 18 pack, Super Lolly Orange 18 pack, Sport Lolly Orange, Sport Lolly Lime Chapman’s Original Ice Cream, 2 Litre: Strawberry Chapman’s Sorbet, 2 Litre: Raspberry Chapman’s Frozen Yogurt, 2 Litre: Strawberry Chapman’s Frozen Yogurt Bars, 8 Pack: Strawberry and Dark Chocolate Yogurt Bar - Raheel
  • AOA

    They did not mentioned that the following products are not made with alcohol containing flavor. Some times when alcohol content is too low then they just say that they do not containing alcohol because it is hard to detect. You have insist them by calling to the supervisor tell her or him it is due to my dietary requirement to know whether alcohol was used as solvent in flavor. It does not matter how low is alcohol in the product.


    Category: Food Products
    02-04-15 17:14:53
  • Essalamu Aleykum, is billy bee brand honey halal? It is certified kosher but it doesn't mean it's halal. - S0Fi3313
  • AOA

    It is a Halal honey.


    Category: Food Products
    02-04-15 11:52:26
  • As salamu alikum,dear brother,I have a question for flavour. I have gotten some chocolate bars, or chocolate ( ex:snicker bar,snicker bites pouch,kisses)these are halal you said but contain flavour.does it mean that this flavour has no alcohol?could you please let me know. - Jayeed
  • AOA

    If it is from Mars Compnay and it mentioned only artificial flavor then they are Halal because they use vanillin as artificial flavor. If it is natural flavor then alcohol is used.


    Category: Ingredients
    02-03-15 23:02:26
  • Assalamu alikum, Dear brother,I am confused for frozen vegetables.all of frozen vegetables are halal or not?i searched at your website but didn't get any information.could you please help me with your answer. - Jayeed
  • AOA

    All Frozen 100% Vegetable are Halal if they do not contain any other ingredients.


    Category: General Question
    02-03-15 17:55:01
  • hello! I wanted to know if nutella & go halal also is kinder surprise halal.Thankyou. - syed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    02-03-15 15:39:48
  • is Old Mill slice whole wheat bread halal - annisa
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    02-03-15 11:55:02
  • i bough a noodel pack with this ingr - bina
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-03-15 07:11:54
  • is whey powder halal or haram. - khola
  • AOA

    Halal only if there is Halal or kosher symbol on the package.


    Category: E-Numbers
    02-02-15 22:16:04
  • brother, i did not check wrong.i think you forgot to check news section of your website at home page.i can still see it says pc dipped and chewy chocolate chip granola bars are halal. - amina imran
  • AOA

    First of there is no product on Home page except new products. Please show me the evidence that it is Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    02-02-15 19:49:50
  • Are the bottle drinks okay to have? And what about the fraps that are made in store, are they okay to have too? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    02-02-15 11:08:00
  • what kind of mono and diglycerides used in CARNATION HOT CHOCOLATE - azra
  • AOA

    If there is no kosher symbol on the package then I do not know.


    Category: Food Products
    02-02-15 05:35:41
  • Is whey protein isolate halal? - lol
  • AOA

    It is Halal only when it is Halal or Kosher certified.


    Category: Food Products
    02-01-15 19:31:48
  • AoA, I emailed Chapman's about their ice cream's carrageenan and flavor. Here is the email. Kindly tell me if this makes these ice creams halal or not (and update the lists if required). ||My email||: Hi, I needed some information regarding ingredients of Chapman's Ice Creams. You QA department will be able to answer these technical questions. Question 1) Carrageenan can be processed using KCl (Potassium Chloride), Isopropyl Alcohol, or Ethyl Alcohol. Which one is used by Chapman's in its production? Question 2) The Flavors, Artificial or otherwise, used in various ice creams might contain 'Ethyl Alcohol' as a solvent or as hidden ingredient. Which ones of you products does NOT use flavors containing Ethyl Alcohol. Thanks! ||Reply||: From: contactus@chapmans.ca To: raheel_15@live.com Subject: RE: Chapman's Website English - General Inquiry # 139754 Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:29:36 +0000 Thank you for taking the time to contact us. Chapman’s Ice Cream does not produce carrageenan. It is purchased from our supplier as an ingredient in some of our stabilizers and emulsifiers. The carrageenan is processed using isopropyl alcohol. The following is a list of our products that Do Not contain alcohol: Novelties: Super Lolly Assorted 18 pack, Super Lolly Banana 18 pack, Super Lolly Orange 18 pack, Sport Lolly Orange, Sport Lolly Lime, Super Lolly Rocket, 18 Pack. Chapman’s Original Ice Cream, 2 Litre: Strawberry Chapman’s Sorbet, 2 Litre: Raspberry Chapman’s Frozen Yogurt, 2 Litre: Strawberry Chapman’s Frozen Yogurt Bars, 8 Pack: Strawberry and Dark Chocolate Yogurt Bar Premium Canadian Collection: Peanut Butter Bars 8 Pack Hope this information is helpful to you. - Raheel Rehman
  • AOA

    Thank for your information but is not good enough for alcohol in flavor. Carrageenan is Halal. But they should repy no alcohol is used in the flavor of the following ingredients. The consumer do not that information about present or absence of alcohol in flavors. Please the alcohol question this way:

    The Question about Alcohol in any Flavor

    The question about alcohol in flavor is a tricky one because it is a hidden ingredient of the flavor. If you ask alcohol question to non technical consumer department person of a food company, first they look at the ingredients list of the food product and will find no alcohol is mentioned. Then they will say we do not use alcohol in our products because they do not know the alcohol is a hidden ingredient of the flavor. We request Muslim consumers to use the following phrase when asking or writing the question to consumer department of any food company regarding the presence or absence of alcohol in the flavor of a food product.

    " is ethanol or ethyl alcohol used as a solvent in flavor; ethanol or ethyl alcohol is a hidden ingredient or processing aid ingredient of a flavor, it will not appear in the ingredients statement. The knowledge of presence or absence of ethanol or ethyl alcohol in flavor is only known to your QA or Technical service department because they have access to the specification of flavors. In the specification of flavor, your flavor supplier has written  the name of solvent or carrier used in that particular flavor. So please request your QA or Technical service department to find out whether ethanol or ethyl alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent".


    Category: Food Products
    01-29-15 20:54:14
  • presidents choice dipped and chewy chocolate granola bars contains vanilla extract but your website says its halal. - amina
  • AOA

    I checked the website and find no President Choice Dipped and Chewy Granola Bars are reported as Halal as a matter of fact they reported as "NOT HALAL. You  might read it wrong.

     

    haram All Dipped & Chewy Granola Bars Granola Bars President Choice No Halal or Kosher Symbol No Frill Supermarket 2012-10-16

    HALAL STATUS SYMBOLS


    Symbol: Halal Halal   Symbol: Not Halal Not Halal   Symbol: Mushbooh or Unknown Mushbooh or Unknown   Symbol: Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor   Symbol: MCG Certified Halal  MCG Certified Halal


    Category: Ingredients
    01-29-15 13:33:13
  • Is seal oil from canada halal for muslims to consume? - mohamed aslam
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-28-15 19:29:54
  • great value potato chips is halal - said ali
  • AOA

    halal Kettle Cooked Potato Chips Potato Chips Great value   Wal-Mart Super Center 2012-10-16

    This is only potato chips nare Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-28-15 14:46:30
  • If a rice vinegar is mentioned as a 100% naturally brewed, is it halal? (Because i read on some articles it is said that if the process of changing alcohol into vinegar is free from human intervention it is halal but if there is some helping like bread etc it's not halal) - Sarah i
  • AOA

    It is not Halal made with wine. Left over rice wine present in rice vinegar. The article is good for vinegar or distilled white vinegar which made with diluted alcohol then alcohol changed to acetic acid and water by acetobacter bactia the presend in air too.


    Category: Food Products
    01-27-15 17:21:51
  • Assalamu Alaikum. I contacted Nestle in 2012 and asked about their Coffee Crisp chocolate and whether it contained alcohol or animal-derived ingredients. I got the answer: Coffee Crisp; Alcohol - Vanilla flavour used in Coffee Crisp does contain ethyl alcohol as a carrier which is removed during processing. There is no alcohol in the finished product. Animal - No animal sourced materials are used in the manufacture of the raw materials, except for milk. Even though ethyl alcohol is used in the vanilla flavour, because there is no ethyl alcohol present in the final product, does that make it halal? Thank you for your help. - Maria
  • AOA

    It is not Halal product. Nobody no how many amount alcohol left in the product because they do not test for alcohol. When Vanilla Flavor containing alcohol added to other Halal ingredients. Then those Halal ingredients losed their Halal status according to our Ulema. It does not matter whether alcohol evaporated or if it does not make you intoxicate. Alcohol is Haram.

    A little bit of intoxicant/Alcohol is haram too:

    Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu�minin RA:

    I heard the Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) say: Every intoxicant is forbidden; if a faraq of anything causes intoxication, a handful of it is forbidden.� ( Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 26:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)

    Narrated Umm Salamah RA, Ummul Mu�minin RA:

    The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) forbade every intoxicant and everything which produces languidness. (Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 28:Drinks (Kitab Al-Ashribah)� 3678 )


    Category: Food Products
    01-27-15 15:20:04
  • Is the Haagen-Dazs Vanilla flavour ice-cream halal ? - Mohamad Syamil
  • AOA

    It is not Halal because vanilla flavor is made from extracting it with alcohol from vanilla beans and it also contains alcohol.


    Category: Food Products
    01-26-15 20:15:46
  • Assalamu Walaikum. I would like to know that if Selection's original white bread is halal or not. Jazak Allahu Khair.. - Kazi Nabila
  • AOA

    I have information on Italian bread which is also white bread:

    halal Italian Bread Bread Selection   Metro Supermarket (Old Dominion) 2012-10-16

    Category: Food Products
    01-26-15 14:11:15
  • ferous gulconate 300 mg medicne is halal or not if not give alternate halal medicne name? - Humayun
  • AOA

    This is Halal Iron tablet:

    Landau Kosher Iron (Ferrous Gluconate) 100 TAB

    Landau Kosher Iron (Ferrous Gluconate) Description:
    27 mg iron is derived from 240 mg of ferrous gluconate

    it is $ 3.71 plus shipping from www.koshervitamins.com or find out if it is available at Kobo store in Toronto:

    Store in Toronto: KOBO at Wilson

    Phone numebr: 416-633-8784


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-15 12:39:10
  • Salaam, In your website, you have mentioned "Children's Advil Cold Suspension" is halal while it contains polysorbate 80 (you have mentioned that polysorbate 80 is from pork). See http://www.advil.ca/en/product/childrens-advil-cold-suspension to see the ingredients. Thanks - Morteza
  • AOA

    Who says Polysorbate 80 is always from pork. It could be from vegetable fat. I got reference number from Advil that no animal derived ingredients are used. You can call and verify by providing the reference number CCA 14062978 dated August 18, 2014:

    stuffy nose; fever; body aches; sore throat pain; headache; nasal and sinus congestion Children\'s Advil Cold Suspension All Flavors Advil Halal There is no animal derived ingredients and free of alcohol in flavor. Reference Number: CCA14062978 dated August 18, 2014

    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-26-15 11:14:58
  • Asslam o alikum: i am international student from Pakistan, doing part time job is my need. i was looking for job and i got job in Tim Horton in baking section. doing job in Tim Horton is allowed for a Muslim or not, plz tell me soon because i have no more job offers..??? i personally think that doing job there is not harmfull activity for society because its a non-muslim society - Saadat Ali Dastgir
  • AOA

    Please ask this question to a Islamic Scholar.


    Category: Food Products
    01-24-15 21:02:10
  • AoA, There was some confusion I was facing with Tim Horton products, so I specifically asked them about their products and they provided me with a list of Tim Horton's Products not containing any Alcohol. I think this will be helpful to everyone visiting your website. Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:24:42 -0500 From: savani_sonali@timhortons.com Subject: Tim Hortons To: raheel_15@live.com Dear Raheel, Thank you for taking the time to contact Tim Hortons Head Office with your inquiry. Your request was for information regarding the use of ethyl alcohol as a flavour carrier in our products. The flavourings used in our products have been approved by Canadian and USA governments, and are used in quantities that are safe to use in food products. The following is the list of products that do not have alcohol-containing flavours: • Coffee (Original Blend, Decaffeinated, Dark Roast) • Hot chocolate • French Vanilla Cappuccino • English Toffee Cappuccino • Orange Pekoe Tea (Regular, Decaffeinated) • Steeped Black Tea • Earl Grey Tea • English Breakfast Tea • Green Tea • Apple Cinnamon Herbal Tea • Chamomile Herbal Tea • Honey Lemon Herbal Tea • Peppermint Herbal Tea • Chai Tea • 12 Grain Bagel • Cinnamon Raisin Bagel • Plain Bagel • Sesame Seed Bagel • Sundried Tomato Asiago Parm Bagel • Jalapeno Asiago Mozzarella Bagel • Pretzel Bagel • Blueberry Muffin • Chocolate Chip Muffin • Cran Apple Walnut Bran Muffin • Lemon Poppyseed Muffin • Whole Grain Pecan Banana Bread Muffin • Whole Grain Carrot Orange Muffin • Oatmeal Raisin Cookie • Unfilled, Untopped Donuts and Timbits (Glaze does not contain alcohol) • Soup - East Coast Clam Chowder • Soup - Cauliflower and Cheese • Soup - Creamy Sundried Tomato • Soup - Harvest Vegetable • Soup - Cream Of Asparagus (Quebec Only) • Hash Brown • Maple Oatmeal • Mixed Berry Oatmeal • Light Mayonnaise • Creamy Sundried Tomato Spread • Egg White Omlette • Egg Omlette • White Sandwich Bun • Whole Wheat Sandwich Bun • White Panini Bread • Cheese Tea Biscuit • Raisin Tea Biscuit • Homestyle Biscuit • Plain Croissant This list is applicable to both Canada and the U.S. Sincerely, Sonali Savani Coordinator, Nutrition and Regulatory The TDL Group Corp. - Raheel
  • AOA

    Our first requirements they must be kosher certified. If they do not kosher certified then they are not Halal. I got e-amil from them telling me the kosher status of their product lose when they use same trays or have cross contamination.

    All Natural and Artificial Flavor of Tim Horton baked products contain Alcohol

    A sister has provided this e-mail from Tim Horton in Canada:

    I contacted timhortons customer care department by email and here is what they said: Thank you for taking the time to contact Tim Hortons Head Office with your inquiry. Your request was for information regarding the use of ethyl alcohol as a flavour carrier in our products. Many of our baked goods contain added flavours, which may contain trace amounts of ethyl alcohol. Please note that any alcohol in baked products will evaporate during the baking process. Please note however that ethyl alcohol may be an ingredient in the flavourings for all donut fillings. The alcohol content in the finished product would be trace. Please note that if natural or artificial flavour is listed, then the product may contain ethyl alcohol as a carrier. We have confirmed that our Iced Capps contain ethyl alcohol as a carrier for the flavors. We have also confirmed that the flavors used in our donuts without fillings do not contain alcohol. and they also told me that there is no cross contamination in their products regards - 01-18-15 21:38:24

    01/19/15
    Tim Horton Donuts and Bagels are not Halal

      TIM HORTON DONUTS, BAGELS AND OTHER BAKERY PRODUCTS ARE NOT HALAL BECAUSE OF CROSS CONTAMINATION

    We have research extensively with Tim Horton consumer department, Nutrition/ Regulatory department and thoroughly researched the ingredients of Donuts, Bagels and other bakery products and found many products are kosher certified and meet Halal requirements. But Tim Horton Company cannot guarantee about the Halal and kosher status of their products. They said that the products with kosher status loosed its status when they prepared at store which uses pork and other meat. Donuts and all bakery products came to stores as frozen then they baked on the sheet in the oven.

    01/22/11

    Category: Food Products
    01-24-15 18:54:01
  • The Food Product list states "Great Value Perfectly Peachy" ice cream as Halal, but the box lists Carrageenan and flavour as ingredients. Is this ice cream stated as halal by mistake, or is it correct? - Raheel
  • AOA

    In May 2014 when I was in Toronto I could not find Carrageenan and Flavor in the ice crea and this is the reason I wrot:

    halal Perfect Peach Ice Cream Ice Cream Great Value No Flavor. Wal-Mart Super Center 2014-12-31

    But if you provide me ingredients lsit from the package then I will make the correction. It says no flavor. It is possible they change the ingredients in 2015.


    Category: Food Products
    01-24-15 18:39:23
  • Please specify whether or not the other baking chips by Chipits are halal, such as white chocolate and butterscotch, as well as bittersweet. Thank you. - Madiah Hayat
  • AOA

    They are not Halal. These are only Halal:

    Total results generated: 3
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket Date
    halal Chocolate Flavored Baking Chips Baking Chocolate Great Value A Muslim consumer has provided this information. Wal-Mart Super Center 2013-09-25
    halal Premium Dark Chocolate Baking Chocolate Baker   No Frill Supermarket 2014-09-17
    halal Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Chocolate Baker   No Frill Supermarket 2014-09-17

    Category: Food Products
    01-24-15 07:25:07
  • can u plz give me details of ingredients of astro smooth n creamy yogurt (specially source of gelatin) - naila sabah
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-23-15 21:57:12
  • assalamualykom MURPHY OIL SOAP is halal ? alcool is used in MURPHY OIL SOAP ? thank u - mm
  • AOA

    You can use it.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-22-15 22:39:38
  • is Nestlé's 'everyday milk powder' halal or haram? - Saad Ahmed
  • AOA

    If it is real milk powder with kosher symbol then it is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-22-15 11:16:00
  • I want to know halal chocolates in toronto - Sania
  • AOA

    Search results for the term: chocolate

    Total results generated: 15
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket Date
    halal 4 Bars Chocolate Mars   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    halal Chocolate Flavored Baking Chips Baking Chocolate Great Value A Muslim consumer has provided this information. Wal-Mart Super Center 2013-09-25
    halal Fie Hazelnut Chocolate Chocolate Ferro Rocher   Real Canadian Superstore 2014-05-22
    halal Kisses, OHenry, Skore, Reeses Minies Chocolate Hershey   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    halal M & M Pretzel Chocolate Milk Candies, M & M Dark Candies, M & M Take Home Peanut, M & M Bowl Size Pe Chocolate Mars   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    halal Nesquick Original Chocolate Drink Nestle   Real Canadian Superstore 2012-10-16
    halal Premium Dark Chocolate Baking Chocolate Baker   No Frill Supermarket 2014-09-17
    halal Reese's Chocolate Hershey   Loblaws Supermarket 2012-10-16
    halal Reese's Minis Chocolate Hershey   Food Basic Supermarket 2012-10-16
    halal Reeses Bars Chocolate Bars Hershey   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    halal Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips Chocolate Chips Chipits   Costco Warehouse 2012-10-16
    halal Snicker Bars Chocolate Mars   Food Basic Supermarket 2012-10-16
    halal Snicker, Snicker Bite, M & M Peanut, M & M Peanut Milk Chocolate Chocolate Mars   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    halal Twix Bars Chocolate Mars   Food Basic Supermarket 2012-10-16
    halal Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Chocolate Baker   No Frill Supermarket 2014-09-17

    Category: E-Numbers
    01-21-15 14:37:49
  • hi my name is anum i wanted to know that are all excel gum halal? - anum
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-21-15 01:35:44
  • Is it Chocola's 36 halal? - hajar aqilah
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-20-15 21:38:10
  • pharmaceutical glaze no2. halal السلام عليكم هذه الماده المضافه للمكملات الغذائيه لبناء الاجسام هي حلال او حرام وشكرا لكم جزيلا. والرجاء التوضيح من اين تستخرج. - شادي
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.

    From our FAQ:

    Confectionery Glaze

    Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze is made from Shellac (Shellac is a insect secretion) which is dissolved in alcohol, and then alcohol is evaporated and glazed on the surface of food products. It is also part of sprinkles on top of bakery products and ice cream. MCG does not consider it as a Halal ingredient because of alcohol.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-20-15 09:24:17
  • mirinda is halal - bundhoo tazeem
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: General Question
    01-20-15 08:09:04
  • Is bevel butter halal in Canada - Anwer
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: Food Products
    01-19-15 12:48:18
  • Assalamu alikum, Dear brother,Prego pasta sauce and great value pop corn are halal or not?if it is not halal could you please tell me any halal microwave pop corn.i have another question, you certified some items as halal but they contain flavour .does it mean that this flavour has no alcohol?could you please answer me by email. - Jayeed
  • AOA

    Tutorial video on home page is a learning tool to help you how to find out the Halal status of any food product,  vitamins under Food Products section, Food Ingredients under Ingredients section or E-Numbers under E-Numbers section. Personal Care Products, Medicine, or Cosmetics are under non food products section.


    Category: General Question
    01-19-15 11:37:25
  • Nestle coffee mate (coffe whitener)is it halal?? - Ebru
  • AOA

    It is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-18-15 19:25:07
  • Is keraCare oil moisturizer a pork and pork by product free. Is it safe to use- a vegetable source. - Vanessa
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-18-15 15:02:26
  • Is your research outdated? Cause i think we being muslims can use products with Kosher symbol. And as for today, maximum of the sodas and many others things have that Kosher symbol on it which are labelled HARAM on website. Please tell what to do? CocaCola, Fanta, 7up, many chocolates and many other things are with COR (kosher) symbol. Can we use it? - Abdul Rafay
  • AOA

    I come almost every year to Toronto from Chicago suburb to do research in 8 supermarket. Lat time was in May 2014 so Muslims in Canada benefit from my research consume only Halal foods.

    Yo do not read our Home page, if you did then you should not write this question. It says not all kosher certified food products ar Halal unless they meet Halal requirements. Our organization spend $1250 to send Coke, Pepsi and 7UP to a outside lab in USA (it is reoprted on this website under Alert) to find out alcohol in it. They lab annalysis showed no alcohol in Pepsi but they find alcohol in Coke and 7 Up. Our organization is a non profit without a regular income we can not spend money to send rest of soft drink for alcohol analysis. So all soft drink except above with kosher COR symbol are mashbooh. You should not be drinking except Pepsi.

    NOT ALL KOSHER CERTIFIED FOOD PRODUCTS ARE HALAL, ONLY THOSE MEET HALAL REQUIREMENTS ARE HALAL

    The Kosher Certified food products are not considered Halal if they contain one of the following ingredient (based on MCG Halal criteria):

    }  (1) Gelatin (2) Kosher Gelatin (3) L-Cysteine made from human hair or chicken or duck feathers (4) Wine (5) Liquor (6) Beer batter (7) Rum flavor (8) Ethyl Alcohol or ethanol as a main ingredient (9) Cochineal or Carmine (10) Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (11) Brewer’s Yeast Extract from byproduct of beer making  (12) Nucleotides (13) Vanilla Extract (14) Wine Vinegar (15) If ethyl alcohol is used as a solvent in natural and artificial flavors (16) Confectionary Glaze or Resinous Glaze (17) Torula Yeast grown on alcohol (18) if Carrageenan is made with ethyl alcohol, (19) Natural Vanilla or Natural Vanilla Flavor (because Alcohol is used in extraction)


    Category: Food Products
    01-18-15 14:30:17
  • I need deodorant for school so could you tell me if speed stick deodorant is ok to use? It has stearyl alcohol (chemical compund). Does it have any animal fat? - s k
  • AOA

    You can use This Deodorant:

    Deodorant Anti-Perspirant Deodorant Solid & Aerosol AXE No animal derived ingredients are used

    From our FAQ:

    What are Cetyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyl Alcohol, Lauryl and Oleyl Alcohol used in Personal Care Products. Are they Halal:

    All above alcohol are not Ethyl Alcohol but they are fatty alcohol or fatty waxes made from either animal fat such as pork fat or vegetable fat such as soy fat. Only manufacturer will know the source of these ingredients. If any personal care company says that no animal derived ingredients are used in their products containing above alcohols it means they are obtained from vegetable fat.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-18-15 11:03:11
  • Assalamu alaikum Please can you enquire whether JELL-O Strawberry Cheese Cake Philadelphia from Kraft is halal? Jazak Allah Khair - Begum
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-18-15 08:20:19
  • Assalamu alikum, Brother Firstly, forgive me for my question please.I am confused about Carnetion Evaporated Milk because there have different type of information.Could you please let me know is it halal or haram?again forgive me. - Jayeed
  • AOA

    Thanks for bringing to my attention because I forgot to update to Halal all Carnation evaporated milk based on this from our News section:

    Use of Isopropyl Alcohol during the processing of certain Ingredients and taken out completely is Halal

    Our Mufti Mohammed Hafeezur Rehman Khan said that if Isopropyl Alcohol is used during the processing of Carrageenan, Pectin, Xanthan Gum and other ingredients and taken out completely then those ingredients are consider Halal.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-17-15 17:58:03
  • My family recently purchased Dole Peaches in Water. The ingredients say the following: Clingstone peaches, water, natural flavour, citric acid, ascorbic acid, sucralose. I contacted them regarding natural flavour as I knew it was a suspicious ingredient, however I do not know whether to contact them regarding the use of sucralose. Is sucralose halal? According to my knowledge, it is just a type of calorie-free sugar. Thanks. - Anonymous
  • AOA

    Dole Peaches in Water is Halal only if no alcohol is used in natural flavor. Sucralose is calory free swettener and it is Halal. You hav eto send Dole this e-mail to ask whether alcohol was used in natural flavor or not.

    " is alcohol used as a solvent in flavor; alcohol is a hidden ingredient or processing aid ingredient of a flavor, it will not appear in the ingredients statement. The knowledge of presence or absence of alcohol in flavor is only known to your QA or Technical service department because they have access to the specification of flavors. In the specification of flavor, your flavor supplier has written  the name of solvent or carrier used in that particular flavor. So please request your QA or Technical service department to find out whether alcohol was used or not in the flavor as a solvent. The consumer department can not answer this question because they do not have access to specification of ingredients".


    Category: Ingredients
    01-17-15 09:04:37
  • I want know. About ethyl alcohol. Sam sad it's halal and what about timhortoms coffee and Tim bits is halal jazakallah - Safora
  • AOA

    Who is Sam?

    Alcohol is aintoxicant, every intoxicant is Haram.

    Only 100% coffee or tea is Halal at Tim Horton.


    Category: News & Alerts
    01-17-15 05:18:28
  • are old mill hamburgers halal - saadia
  • AOA

    If they are not Zabiha slaughtered then they are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-15 17:05:54
  • I found the following from your site Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket Date halal Whipped Vanilla Frosting Frosting Duncan Hines No Frill Supermarket 2012-10-16 halal Whipped Vanilla Frosting Only Frosting Duncan Hines No Frill Supermarket 2014-08-13 My question is why these two items are halal where it mentioned vanilla frosting. could you please clarify for me - jotsna pervin
  • AOA

    One was researched in 2014 and other was 2012. Same product two diffrent years.

    halal Whipped Vanilla Frosting Frosting Duncan Hines   No Frill Supermarket 2012-10-16
    halal Whipped Vanilla Frosting Only Frosting Duncan Hines   No Frill Supermarket 2014-08-13

    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-15 07:58:49
  • is pediasure halal - kashif
  • AOA

    It is made alcohol containing flavor and it is not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-16-15 04:18:11
  • Kirkland paper towel and bathroom tissue are halal? - jayeed
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-15-15 23:18:27
  • What is barley malt extract? - jayeed
  • AOA

    Barley Malt is an ingredient made by extracting from barley malt by the use of water. It is a Halal ingredient.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-15-15 22:13:52
  • Which petroleum jelly is halal. - jayeed
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Non-Food Products
    01-15-15 18:11:56
  • Is Meringue powder Halal? And also are regular eggs ok are are there halal eggs? I am going to give a cake decorating works shop to women who must follow Halal and I want to ensure I am not inadvertantly giving them things they cannot have. - lynda-ann
  • AOA

    Meringue powder is Halal only when it is kosher certified and contains no alcohol in it. Eggs are Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-15-15 08:22:59
  • is vanillin powder is halal to consume? - anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-15-15 04:08:15
  • is kit kat and coffee crisp chocolate halal in canada - anjuma mobeen
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: E-Numbers
    01-13-15 23:45:36
  • Selamun aleykum; I have checked the halal/haram ingredients list and natural/artificial flavour is listed under the haram list. As well as torula yeast. Yet chips "lays" and chocolate "mars and twix" are listed as halal when you look their brand names up. However lays has torula yeast and mars , twix has natural/artificial flavours in them...I would like to know if they are halal or haram. And as well brand Cadbury makes Kosher (COR) chocolates yet they are listed as haram , it contains vanilla and natural/artificial flavours in the products of Cadbury, if they are halal or haram i would like to know please. Thank you, JazaakAllah. - Taha Ekrem
  • AOA

    Torula Yeast is mashbooh:

    Search results for the term: torula yeast

    Total results generated: 9
    Halal Status Ingredient Category Description
    unknown Turola Yeast Grain & Plant based Ingredients Torula yeast is single celled plant and used for flavoring. It can be grown on sugar cane which is a Halal substrate or it can be grown on alcohol or liquor the it became not Halal.
    unknown Artificial Flavors Mineral, Chemical, Synthetic based Ingredients Artificial Flavors are usually made from chemical and synthetic raw material. For Halal artificial flavor the synthetic raw material has to be Halal and solvent should not be alcohol. Not Halal artificial are made from non Halal raw material and alcohol is used as a solvent.
    unknown Natural Flavors Grain & Plant based Ingredients or meat Natural flavor is made from any natural material including meat. It is Halal if it is Halal or Kosher certified and alcohol is not used as a solvent. A natural flavor could br Kosher certified but alcohol could be use as a solvent then in this case it is not Halal. So therre two requirements, one the Halal material is used as a raw material and second no alcohol is used as a solvent

    Search results for the term: lays

    Total results generated: 4
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket Date
    halal Classic, Wavy, Light Salted Potato Chips Potato Chips Lays   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    halal Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips Potato Chips Lays   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    exclaim Sea Salt & Pepper, Ketchup Potato Chips Potato Chips Lays Halal if no alcohol is used in flavor. Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-08-10
    halal Sour Cream & Onion Potato Chips Potato Chips Lays   Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-06-03

    There is no Torula yeast in Halal Lays Chips. Mars artificial flavor is actually it is Vanillin a artificial vanilla flavor with no alcohol.


    Category: Ingredients
    01-13-15 12:56:42
  • Assalam o Allaikum, I have a question related to nestle product in canada. is Original nestle coffee mate Coffee whitener Halal? It contains Gylecerides but no Kosher symbol? Still most of the muslims use this. Please let me know its halal or not. Thank you. - Saad
  • AOA

    From our website in Canada:

    Search results for the term: coffeemate

    Total results generated: 1
    Halal Status Product Name Category Product Brand Comments Supermarket Date
    haram Liquid Coffee Creamer Liquid Creamer Coffeemate Due to presence of natural vanilla as natural flavor. Fresh Co (Old Price Chopper) 2014-05-24

    Category: Food Products
    01-13-15 10:16:16
  • Is wrigleys orbit chewing gum made in india halal? - Anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-13-15 02:36:27
  • Is DARE brand bearpaws cookie halal? - meera
  • AOA

    If it does not have kosher symbol on the package then it is not Halal. If it contain alcohol in flavor then it is not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-15 23:13:46
  • your mcg main site not mention questions & answers section why - anonymous user
  • AOA

    There was a technical problem for almost a week now it is fixed.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-15 06:46:52
  • dove shampoo contain alcohol or not .It is ok to consume or not - anonymous user
  • AOA

    I have no information.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-15 06:42:42
  • is vanillin powder is halal to consume? - anonymous user
  • AOA

    It is Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-12-15 06:42:11
  • Is the gelatin in Ironkids Omega3 halal? Thank you Adnan - Adnan
  • AOA

    It could be be from pork

    MUSLIMS ARE NOT PAYING ATTENTIONS TO HALAL VITAMINS

    Many Muslims are using non Halal vitamins from stores like Wal-Mart, Pharmacy, GNC. This is because of lack of knowledge about the Halal status of those vitamins.

    MCG get every day a question from Muslims asking about the Halal status of xyz vitamins.

    MCG is providing help in picking up the Halal vitamins after it researched that Solgar brnad with Kosher symbol on the package meet the Halal requirements. Vitamin Shoppe store is located in Toronto at:

    95 laird drive Leaside Village Toronto  ON,  M4G 3T7 Phone: 4164294957

    NewMarket NewMarket East Gwillimbury  ON,  l9n 0a2 Phone: 9058539068

    Kosher Vitamins are also available at:

    The Maxi Health brand s Maxi Omega 3200 Kosher Fish Oil is made with fish gelatin capsule and it is Halal for Muslims:

    Store in Toronto: KOBO at Wilson

    Phone numebr: 416-633-8784

    Brand Name: Maxi Health

    Products name: Maxi's Omega 3200 Kosher Fish Oil Capsule

    On our website we have a list of Halal vitamins, Halal Prenatal Vitamins, Halal Fish or Omega Oil and where to buy them. So please search them under Vitamins, Prenatal Vitamins and Fish Oil.

    At: www.koshervitamins.com

    MCG advises Muslims to check the Halal status of vitamins before consuming them. Many major brand of vitamins are not Halal such as:

    Centrum, Equate, Citracal, Nature Made, Vitafusion, One A Day, GNC, Flintstone, Nature Beauty, Walgreen, Geritol, Nature Bounty, Garliq, Estroven, Disney Gummies, Fiber Smart, Caltrale, Finest Nature, One Source, Lill Critteers, Culturelle, Philps, Ultimate Florea, Viactive, Elatins, Os-Cal, Spring Valley, Schiff, Stevia, Optimum Nutrition, Mega Red, Ocuvite, Alive, Centrum Kid, Active Kid, Spring Valley, Bayer, CVS Vitaminsand Krirkland Signature.

    They are not Halal because they are not Halal or Kosher certified or do not have a Halal or Kosher symbol on the package. Even if they do not contain gelatin, they are still not Halal because they add without restriction any Haram hidden ingredient. Halal or Kosher certification protects Muslims from adding Haram Hidden or Processing Aid Ingredients which are not required to be mention under ingredients statement by FDA.

     

    03/22/14
    Gelatin in any food product or ingredient or Vitamins or medicine is not Halal unless it says Fish Gelatin under ingredients statement in USA and Canada

    MCG is receiving many inquiries about gelatin foods or ingredients or in vitamins whether it is Halal or not.

    The important point is none of the gelatin carrying food products or ingredients or vitamins are Halal unless it says fish gelatin under ingredients statement. The use of fish gelatin in foods in USA is on rise because of demand by Muslim consumers and Jewish consumers. Food companies have booths at IFT Food Expo in July 2013 in Chicago promoting use of fish gelatin. It is important to know the fish gelatin from cat fish is not consider Halal or Kosher. Beta Carotene suppliers use fish gelatin as  a processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient in Beta Carotene powder form so that it mixes well with other ingredients and fish gelatin is not mentioned under ingredients list.

    09/24/13

    Category: E-Numbers
    01-11-15 13:09:29
  • Hello, theres a company called "Nascho Food Service Ltd" the food i eat comes from their company and it says Halal in english and arabic in a circle on the package yet i am not fully convinced if it is halal since I couldn't find any information about the company. Because they may not be only making halal food but all kinds of food including pork , etc. So i would like to know if they are trusted or not. Thank you. Additional info about the company : Nascho Food Service Ltd , Restaurant • Etobicoke Address: 73 Galaxy Boulevard, Etobicoke, ON M9W 5T4 Phone:(416) 679-8000 - Taha Ekrem Ereken
  • AOA

    Please do not consume their foods.


    Category: halal Certification Process
    01-11-15 10:00:57
  • Is YOP drinkable yogourt halal? This is made by Yoplait Canada. - Zahedul Mazumder
  • AOA

    They are not Halal.


    Category: Food Products
    01-11-15 09:32:26
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