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How Much Halal is Your `Eid Qurban?

Allah has sent a ram as a sacrifice to ransom for Prophet Ibrahim’s son Ismail (PBUH). We sacrifice qurban in the name of Allah and distribute their meat among families, friends and poor. Several Muslim communities perform the `Eid Al-Adha sacrifice at homes or outdoor just outside homes. But increasingly, qurban takes place in abattoirs, …

UK Muslim Parents Refuse Non-Halal Flu Vaccine - About Islam

UK Muslim Parents Refuse Non-Halal Flu Vaccine

Muslim parents are reportedly refusing to allow their children to have a nasal flu vaccine because the treatment is not halal for containing pork gelatin. “We have consulted the scholars and this is their view… we need another vaccine which is halal,” Dr. Shuja Shafi, the chairman of the Muslim Council of Britain’s research and …

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Halal Food Business Flourishes in Moscow

The number of halal food producers catering for the Russian Muslim community has grown significantly in Moscow, with many of them setting an eye of expanding to other markers, The ASEAN Post reported on July 22. “My halal food business has been feeling the pinch because many competitors now vie for a piece of a …

Toronto Halal Food Fest Attracts Large Crowds - About Islam

Toronto Halal Food Fest Attracts Large Crowds

North America’s largest halal food festival took place in Toronto this past weekend at the International Centre in Mississauga and attracted over 35,000 visitors from across the continent. “The Greater Toronto Area is home to the largest population of Muslims in Canada, making it the perfect destination,” noted the organizers of the festival. “Sufra Halal …

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Muslim Saves Westhampton Beach Only Kosher Restaurant

Concerns about the future of theLong Island’s East End’s only kosher restaurant have evaporated, thanks to a Muslim restaurateur who bought the place and decided to keep it halal and kosher, Newsday reported. “It’s a dream come true,” Muslim restaurateur Rashid Sulehri said of the Beach Bakery in Westhampton. “Sons of Abraham can sit under …

Japan Schools Urged to Offer Halal Dietary Options - About Islam

Japan Schools Urged to Offer Halal Dietary Options

Schools and daycare facilities in Japan have been urged to accommodate students of different religious backgrounds in their dietary options, including offering halal food to Muslim children, Japan Times reported on Sunday, June 23. “Since the number of Islamic children is likely to increase in the future, we should consider taking measures,” an official from …

NZ Meat Industry Supports Muslims After Christchurch Attacks - About Islam

NZ Meat Industry Supports Muslims After Christchurch Attacks

The meat industry is encouraging farmers to support those affected by the mosque attacks in Christchurch. Farmers who were interested in making donations are being told to contact their stock buyer or meat processor. New Zealand main meat processors and the Meat Industry Association have launched the Halal Community Response Trust to offer support to …

Prayer Rooms, Halal Food Options for Muslim Tourists at Mount Fuji - About Islam

Prayer Rooms, Halal Food Options for Muslim Tourists at Mount Fuji

The area below the northern slope of Japan’s famed Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture currently witnesses increasing efforts to create a more welcoming environment for Muslim tourists whose numbers are mounting, Straits Times reported on March 24. “This prayer room will help increase the satisfaction level of Muslim visitors. The tourists can use the room …



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