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Halal and Healthy

“O you people! Eat of what is on earth, lawful and clean…”(Quran 2:168)

Eating Halal is a primary concern to majority of Muslims in North America. Halal consumption is not just a ritual or a matter of fulfilling an obligation. It is a lifestyle, a mindset, and a way of staying faithful to what Allah tells us is good for human beings.

The issue of Halal and Haram in the contemporary context is not always as clear cut and simple as we would like it to be. Use the links below to inform yourself more about the Halal and Zabiha food terms, resources, industry, and groups.

More on Halal and Haram:

Islam: Terminology of Halal and Haram
Halal and Haram in the Quran and Hadith
Health Guidelines From Quran And Sunnah
A Select Book List about Halal and Haram
Halal and Haram Lists: Why They Don’t Work

Zabiha or Non-Zabiha

Zabiha or Non-Zabiha, the Scholarly Question
4 Big Reasons to Choose Zabiha over Non Zabiha
5 Questions to Ask Your Halal Grocer, Making Sure You’re Getting Your Money’s Worth
Is Kosher Halal

Halal Watch

Muslim Consumer Group
Islamic Food and Nutrituon Council of America
Halal Monitoring Authority Region
ISNA Halal Certification Agency
Islamic Concern