Month: January 2016

Between Synthetic Alcohol and Fermented Alcohol, which one is allowed for Halal industry?

Khamr is intoxicating liquor prepared for anything which befogs the mind. All alcoholic drinks, beer, wine, gin, whisky, rum, vodka, tequila, moonshine, etc., are Khamr. The word khamr occurs six times in the Quran, once in subjective case (5:90), twice...

/ January 29, 2016

Are all Juices naturally Halal?

Enzyme treatment* An enzyme step is not employed if the end product desired is a cloudy or “natural” looking apple juice. Otherwise, after juice extraction, the raw apple juice must be treated with enzymes to remove suspended solid materials. If...

/ January 22, 2016

Can Wagyu Beef and Kobe Beef be certified as Halal?

What is Wagyu beef? “Wagyu” literally means “Japanese cattle.” Wagyu beef comes from the four main breeds of cattle in Japan: Japanese Black, Japanese Brown, Japanese Poll and Japanese Shorthorn, as well as crossbreeds that result from interbreeding among those...

/ January 21, 2016