Q&A Library for Consumption of Food

# Title Post date
1 Dining in airport lounges that serve alcohol Fri 20 May 2016

Many of the airport lounges serve alcohol. Is it correct for a Muslim to frequent such lounges?
Rasulullah is reported to have said, “Whoever believes in Allah and the last day should not sit upon a table on which wine is circulated (served). If wine is openly served and people are consuming
in on the tables then we as believers should abstain from sitting in such an environment. If we have been afforded access to such lounges due to holding a first class ticket or business ticket then

2 Gelatine Sat 02 Mar 2019

Question: 

Can you please advise
which gelatine is halaal and can be consumed 

3 Du'aa for increasing breast-milk Sat 02 Mar 2019

Question: 

I have recently delivered
a baby, a month back.

However i am not producing adequate milk, due to which the baby has lost weight
instead of gaining.

4 Bone china dishware Mon 04 Mar 2019

Question: 

Kindly advise if China Bone Dishware is allowed to be used. 

Answer: 
We assume you are questioning this particular dishware since ‘Bone China’ is a type of porcelain that is composed of bone ash. There is no harm or problem in utilising such dishware.
ولا بأس ببيع عظام الميتة وعصبها وصوفها وقرنها وشعرها ووبرها والانتفاع بذلك كله لانها طاهرة لا يحلها الموت لعدم الحياة )الهداية ص 55 ج 3 )
5 Halaal ffod in hospice Sat 09 Mar 2019

Question: 

A Muslim
mother of 4 children is in hospital with TB. Her condition is very bad and
still coughs very badly.

The
hospital has informed the family that they need to discharge her and she needs
to be cared for at home. The patient is weak and is wearing adult
diapers(Nappies).

6 Alcohol in medicines Mon 11 Mar 2019

Question: 

In some medicines I noticed that there is some alcohol in the ingredients. Is it permissible to use these medicines? 

Answer: 
7 Using utensils of non-Muslims Tue 17 Sep 2019

Question: 

I have an
accommodation on rent . The utensils , pots & pans etc have been used by
tenants of all faiths .

8 Bovine Gelatine Wed 02 Oct 2019

Question: 

Please
advise if bovine gelatin sourced from cows that are slaughtered in an
UN-Islamic manner considered halal.
9 Hunting with a sharpened bullet Mon 25 Nov 2019

Question: 

Does
shooting a hunted animal with a pointed or sharpened bullet make the animal
Halaal without slaughtering? 


Answer: 

10 Haraam ingredients in medication Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

I
suffer from blood clotting on my legs. I tried hakim medicines for a long time
11 Impressibility of consuming hunted animals Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

Please
explain all the laws of hunting. In which cases will it the animal be Halal
12 Gelatine Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

Please
explain the laws of gelatine Especially bovine gelatine. We get products from
13 Alcohol in perfumes, creams and lotions Tue 21 Jan 2020

Question: 

Please
explain the ruling on alcohol in perfumes, creams and lotions.


14 Eating fruit or vegetable dishes on airlines Wed 01 Jul 2020

Question: 

I wanted to find out if its permissible to eat the vegetable dish or fruit platter when flying on airlines. 


Answer: 

15 Animals slaughtered without saying Bismillah Wed 01 Jul 2020

Question: 

A chicken was slaughtered by Muslim but he forgot or did not say bismillah at the time off slaughtering. Will the chicken be hallaal? 


Answer: 

If a person forgot or unintentionally did not say Bismillah before slaughtering the chicken, the chicken will be Halaal. If he slaughtered the chicken intentionally discarding Bismillah, the chicken will be regarded as carrion and Haraam to consume.i

AND ALLAH TA'AALA ALONE IN HIS INFINITE KNOWLEDGE KNOWS BEST

16 Consuming seafood Mon 06 Jul 2020

Question: 

Can hanafies consume the following: Squid, Prawns, Crayfish, Calamari and Crabs? 


17 Clamfish and clamshells Tue 07 Jul 2020

Question: 

Are clams fish or clamshell halal or haram? 


Answer: 

According to our research clams fish or clamshell does not fall in the category of fish. Below is an expert extracted from the net defining clamshell.

Clam fish

18 Eating at an outlet that serves squid, etc Tue 07 Jul 2020

Question: 

19 Kombucha alcoholic drink Mon 14 Sep 2020

Question: 

Is kombucha halaal?

Will a product which goes through the process which kombucha goes through will be halaal?


Answer: 

20 Stunned meat Mon 14 Sep 2020

Question: 

Is stunned meat permissible to consume? 


Answer: 

Yes, the meat of an animal that is stunned pre-slaughter is Halaal and permissible to consume, provided that the animal is still alive when slaughtered; the details of which follow:

21 Eating a birthday cake Mon 14 Sep 2020

Question: 

Is it permissible to eat cake given to you but that was made for someone's birthday? 


Answer: 

Birthdays are Kuffar celebrations, a concept that is totally alien to Islam. We have been instructed in the Quraan and Hadith Sharif to disincline and oppose the ways of the Kuffar. Hence one should refrain from attending birthdays and even consuming birthday cakes.

وَلاَ تَرْكَنُواْ إِلََ الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُواْ فَتَمَسَّكُمُ النَّارُ )سورة هود(