HALAL PRODUCTS ADVANTAGES.
All kinds of food are considered halal except the following, which are haram: • Swine/pork and its by-products • Animals improperly slaughtered or dead before slaughtering. • Animals not slaughtered with the name of Allah. • Alcohol and all forms of intoxicating and hazardous drinks. • Carnivorous animals, birds of prey, and land animals without external ears. • Pests such as rats, centipedes, scorpions and other similar animals. • Animals forbidden to be killed in Islam e.g. ants, bees, spider and woodpecker birds. • Animals which are considered repulsive generally like lice, flies, maggots and other similar animals. • Animals that live both on land and in water such as frogs, crocodiles and other similar animals. • Blood and by-products of blood. • Foods and drinks which contain any of the above haram ingredients or contaminated through contact with any of the above products.