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British Council Bans Unstunned Halal Meat from Schools

LANCASHIRE – Lancashire county council in UK voted on July 12 to stop providing halal meat from unstunned animals to school meals, The Guardian reported. The decision ignored the result of a public consultation in which 65% of respondents strongly disagreed with the proposal and just a third of respondents (33%) strongly agreed. Some 8,545 filled …

Alcohol

Food Containing Less than 1% Alcohol: Lawful?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is known that any food or drink containing any percentage of alcohol is prohibited. So, Muslims should resort to …

Halal Festival

Toronto Set for North America's Largest Halal Food Festival

TORONTO – The 6th edition of ‘Halal Food Fest Toronto’ billed as “North America’s largest halal food festival” will be held on July 14-15, Daily Hive reports. Over 35,000 visitors from different Canadian communities are expected to enjoy the festival at the International Center in Mississauga, Canada. More than 200 halal restaurants, bakeries, manufacturers, specialty stores and …

Halal

Halal Restaurant Guide App Launched for World Cup Fans

MOSCOW – Crave Halal, a restaurants mobile app, is now making lives easier for Muslim fans visiting Russia for the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018. “Finding good halal restaurants can often be a great concern for the traveling Muslims. We hope our app will help these fans forget all worries about finding the right kind …

Muslim welfare centre

Muslim Welfare Centre Offers Free Meals in Toronto

A Muslim welfare center in Toronto is hosting weekly halal meals every Sunday to feed poor residents of all ethnicities and faiths in the city. Hundreds of people gather at the meals, hosted by the Muslim Welfare Center at the Christian Resource Center in Regent Park, in cooperation with Regent Meals program. A variety of services by …

Muslim Students Get Halal Food at Californian University

CALIFORNIA – As a Muslim student at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Musa Dajani can hardly find suitable food to eat at the dining hall, with very few halal options offered at the campus. But this has already changed this year, thanks to an adjustment made to the campus dining menu. “We’re paying …

Muslim Body to Supply Halal Meals for Japan and 2020 Games

TOKYO – Muslim athletes participating in 2020 Tokyo Olympic games will be offered halal food thanks to the agreement reached on Saturday to regulate that in Japan, Asharq Al-Awsat reported March 18. “There’s an important cooperation between MWL and Japan,” said Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, the Secretary-General of the Muslim World League (MWL), as he signed …

New Zealand Launches New Halal Food Guide

NEW ZEALAND – In its effort to accommodate Muslim tourists, New Zealand tourism authority has released a new version of its Halal Food Guide, following the one released two years ago. “We would like to assure that halal-certified food is easily accessible to Muslim travelers in New Zealand,” said Steven Dixon, Tourism New Zealand regional …

Restaurant

Can I Work or Eat in a Restaurant with Statues?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is allowed for you to work and eat in such a restaurant as long as the work you do …



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