WHAT IS HALAL FOOD?
Halal food complies with Islamic Law or Shariah. Halal stipulates that food consumed must be:
- Not harmful to health.
- Free from any parts of animal origin that is forbidden by the shariah.
- Free from anything regarded as 'filth' (najis) under Islamic law.
In addition, meat products must be derived from animals that are permissible and slaughtered according to Islamic Law.