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eat-halal.com is a non-profit web site run solely by volunteers (“we”) who are devoted to helping Muslims eat according to Islamic dietary laws. We operate this web site in our spare time solely for the pleasure of Allah (Almighty Deity). May Allāh make us (all) from the Muttaqeen.

Sometimes, we have to clarify some matters relating to the Islamic Jurisprudence. For this purpose, we contact authentic religious scholars. Similarly, to investigate technical matters, we consult appropriate resources, i.e. experts, personnel, reference books, library, internet, etc.


All information posted on this site is, to the best of our knowledge, correct. We try our best to give out correct and accurate information, but mistakes can occur. For that, we ask Allah for forgiveness of our mistakes and sins. If you do not feel comfortable with any information on this site, please contact the A’alim (religious scholar) of your choice and follow his advice. Please note that we answer all questions concerning Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) according to the Hanafi school of Fiqh.


This site was prepared solely for the purpose of providing information and may not be used in any manner deemed detrimental to that provision. The individual(s) providing authorship to this page and other pages on this site makes no warranty either express or implied, and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for usefulness of any information. The author(s) acknowledge(s) to various sources with thanks. The author(s) assume(s) no legal and/or financial liability whatsoever for any loss or damage caused by the use of any information available on this site. Use of any information provided on this site is “at your own risk”. Opinions posted on the message board are not necessarily those of eat-halal.com, its volunteers, and individuals associated with it. All postings are the responsibility of the poster, and not eat-halal.com. eat-halal.com, its volunteers, and individuals associated with it do not take any responsibility whatsoever for the authenticity or validity of the information posted by visitors to the site. eat-halal.com reserves the right to delete any posting which it deems as being inappropriate and/or offensive. By entering this site, you agree to the above mentioned terms.


While we exercises editorial oversight over content on the web site eat-halal.com, every article and every comment that purports or seems to have any connection to Eat-Halal.com, whether it be on a web page, social-media feed, etc., anywhere online or in print, etc. necessarily represents only the views of its author(s). These disclaimers apply to any speech, writing, or image, created or posted by any person (hereinafter referred to as “Author” or “Authors”) including but not limited to Eat-halal.com staff, guest writers, and regular or casual visitors to the site.

Authors choose what subjects they wish to discuss, and produce or compile their own content (including the text of articles, quotations, graphics, videos, etc.). Each Author is responsible for ensuring that his or her content is either original material or is used legally. Each Author is responsible for ensuring that his or her content is appropriate for publication on the internet, in tone, language, matter, message, etc.

Any opinion expressed in any article, comment, etc., may only be attributed to its Author(s), and as such may not reflect the opinions of eat-halal.com, nor of eat-halal.com’s, editors, writers, and readers. Likewise, eat-halal.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any information posted by any Author.

In particular, every person who posts, quotes, cites, copies or otherwise relies on any article, comment, etc., associated in any way with eat-halal.com bears sole responsibility for his or her actions, choices, and words.

We reserves the right at any time, for any reason or for no reason, to edit or remove any of the content posted anywhere in the domain eat-halal.com. We also reserve the right at any time to take any action with respect to any content or information within its control to comply with the requirements of any law or legal authority.


Guest articles may be submitted to submit@eat-halal.com.  Publication of any guest article is at the sole discretion of eat-halal.com which may reject publication for any reason or for no reason at all. We reserve all rights regarding any guest submission including but not limited to the following:

  1. The right to add or change procedures for submitting guest submissions
  2. The right to suggest or require changes to any guest submission before or after publication
  3. The right to reject or publish any submission in whole or in part with or without explanation
  4. The right to make any use of any guest submission in whole or in part.  All parts of this disclaimer page (“In Vogue” for example) apply to the content, review, consideration, editing, publication, or retraction of any guest submission


All articles on eat-halal.com are copyrighted, with all rights reserved to the extent permitted by law.  Please also note that the name “eat-halal.com” or “Eat-Halal”, the Eat Halal logo, and the phrase “Helping you adopt a healthier halal lifestyle!” are trademarks belonging to eat-halal.com.

For purposes of reproduction, the following only applies to non-profit usage:

For internet or any electronic usage: please only use excerpts (no more than half the article), with specific link to the article on eat-halal.com, and a clear citation at the beginning of the excerpt. Under no circumstances, may full articles be reproduced electronically without the express permission of eat-halal.com.

For non-electronic usage (newsletters, flyers, etc.): full articles can be reproduced with full citation and weblink to the exact article. The credit to author and eat-halal.com should be at the top of the article, and a weblink to the specific article location should be provided at the bottom. You may shorten specific link using tinyurl.com.

Any original photographs on eat-halal.com cannot be reproduced or cross-posted without explicit permission from eat-halal.com.

Note: If your intended use is commercial, you must obtain from eat-halal.com  express permission in advance of any use, regarding scope and intended usage.


Sometimes, eat-halal.com reproduces very beneficial published articles from major news outlets. As an educational, non-profit corporation, eat-halal.com operates under the premise of “Fair Use” as follows:

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc.

We believe this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Please note that this last section forces a necessary distinction between material copyrighted by other than eat-halal.com of which eat-halal.com makes fair use, and all other material at eat-halal.com in which eat-halal.com claims copyright on its own.  As to the former, anyone seeking to make use of that material must seek permission from that owner or owners.  And as to the latter, the preceding section “Copyright Information” applies in full.  If you wish to make use of material found on eat-halal.com, but have any doubts whether eat-halal.com owns the copyright, contact us at info@eat-halal.com.

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All text, photographic, and graphic material within this web site cannot be published, broadcast, rewritten for broadcast, publication or redistributed directly or indirectly in any medium without permission from eat-halal.com. These materials or any portion thereof may not be stored in any electronic format except for personal and non-commercial use. If you run or maintain a web site, please feel free to link to eat-halal.com.

(Last Updated Oct 2013)