Covering Head While Eating

Q: My sister asked why women have to cover their head when they sit to eat but men do not. Can you please clarify this? A. Covering the head when eating is an etiquette for both males and females. Moulana Yusuf LaherChecked and approved by: Mufti Siraj Desai

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Moirs Essence and Denatured Alcohol

Q: Is Moirs vanilla essence Halal? It contains denatured ethanol and E122. A. Denatured alcohol does not contain intoxicating characteristics, so it’s Halaal. E122 is a synthetic dye and is also Halaal. Therefore, Moirs essence is Halaal for consumption. And Allah knows best. Mufti Siraj Desai

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Moirs Essence and Denatured Alcohol

Q: Is Moirs vanilla essence Halal? It contains denatured ethanol and E122. A. Denatured alcohol does not contain intoxicating characteristics, so it’s Halaal. E122 is a synthetic dye and is also Halaal. Therefore, Moirs essence is Halaal for consumption. And Allah knows best. Mufti Siraj Desai

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Alcohol in Medicine

Q: Is it permissible to use medicine that contains alcohol? What is the difference between that and the liquor you find in the bottle store? A. It is permissible to use medicine that contains alcohol when no Halaal medicine is available to substitute it. The difference between this and wine sold in bottle-stores is quite […]

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Alcohol in Medicine

Q: Is it permissible to use medicine that contains alcohol? What is the difference between that and the liquor you find in the bottle store? A. It is permissible to use medicine that contains alcohol when no Halaal medicine is available to substitute it. The difference between this and wine sold in bottle-stores is quite […]

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Veganism

Q: Is veganism allowed in Islam? A. A vegan is a person who does not eat animals or animal products. Islam has allowed the eating of meat. A narration states that meat is the most superior of foods. (Tuhfatul Ahwadhi V10 P261). Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi wa Sallam) loved meat. If a person becomes a vegan […]

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Veganism

Q: Is veganism allowed in Islam? A. A vegan is a person who does not eat animals or animal products. Islam has allowed the eating of meat. A narration states that meat is the most superior of foods. (Tuhfatul Ahwadhi V10 P261). Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi wa Sallam) loved meat. If a person becomes a vegan […]

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Ethanol in Robertsons Essence

Q: Is ethanol alchohol (used in Robertson's vanilla essence) halaal?This is the definition:Ethanol-Alcohol is a colorless liquid, produced by the fermentation of sugar or starch, that is the intoxicating agent in fermented drinks and is used as a solvent. Also called ethanol and ethyl alcohol. A. Ethanol also known as ethyl alcohol is the main […]

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Ethanol in Robertsons Essence

Q: Is ethanol alchohol (used in Robertson's vanilla essence) halaal?This is the definition:Ethanol-Alcohol is a colorless liquid, produced by the fermentation of sugar or starch, that is the intoxicating agent in fermented drinks and is used as a solvent. Also called ethanol and ethyl alcohol. A. Ethanol also known as ethyl alcohol is the main […]

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Utensils and Halaal

Q: I am married to a new Muslim. Her parents are non Muslims, and we are invited over for dinner often. They know we only eat halal food so her dad prepares halaal food but sometimes he also cooks haraam food for them. Sometimes he uses his utensils and eats from the halal dish. I […]

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