Archives: Food & Nourishment

He stole money from the company and he is asking about the ruling on his prayer and other acts of worship

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment, Forbidden Kinds of Wealth.

(O Allaah, You are All-Forgiving and You love forgiveness so forgive me).” Selamun Aleykim, I am 33 years old. When I was approximately 26 years old, I was working for a company owned by 3 people. I was the manager at that time and in charge of the business. I had been working with this • Read More »

Permissibility of eating veal

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

Al salam alaikom I would kindly like an answer on the question of eating veal. Is it haram or halal? I know the forbidden like carrion, blood, and suffering animals but I am not sure about veal. Too young? or tortured because they are kept in cages. Please explain. Thank you As long as the • Read More »

Use of pig byproducts

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

What is the ruling regarding using soap products (ex. hand and bath soaps) that contain pig (khanzeer) by-products or some of the ingredients in the soap originate from pigs. Praise be to Allaah You will find the answer to your question by reviwing question #210. In summery, the most accurate answer is that it is • Read More »

Halaal food mixed with haraam

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

Asalamu Alaikum, Alhamdulillah, by Allah’s (swt) Grace and Mercy I have recently begun practicing Islam, may Allah bless you for establishing a light on the Internet when there is so much darkness and evil present on it. I am a little confused about what foods are haram/halal. What to do when ‘people of the book’ • Read More »

Eating Food Cooked with Alcohol

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

Is it permissible to eat dishes cooked with alcohol? It is well-known that alcohol evaporates with heat. Praise be to Allaah. It is not permissible to eat dishes cooked with alcohol, as ALL the alcohol is not evaporated with cooking or heat. Refer to the following, quoted from the famous Mayo Clinic: [Begin quote] Many • Read More »

Eating Fish Eyes

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

Assalamu Alaikum I need to know whether we as Muslims are allowed to eat the eyes of a fish. I was eating at a seafod restaurant with a friend and I was enjoying the head of the fish and then I ate the eye and he was quite disgusted and said that it is not • Read More »

Circumcision of infant boys

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

Is it permissible to circumcise a baby boy before the age of seven days, especially when this is the practice in some hospitals? Someone told me that it is haraam (forbidden) to do this before seven days and makrooh (disliked) after that time. Praise be to Allaah. It is sunnah to circumcise baby boys, and • Read More »

Ruling on eating raw meat

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

Asselmu Alykum, My question is that in some cultures people are found of eating raw meat. I would like to know if there is any Islamic rulings on that? Meaning wether it is ok or not. Jazakallah khayr Praise be to Allaah. Some scholars said that it is disliked to eat raw meat, but the • Read More »

Dogs as food

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

A Muslim kept a watchdog. When it became old, he called in some non-muslim, dog-eating people from a neighbouring tribe and gave them the dog, so they would slaughter and eat it. The dog sensed it and was distressed, but the tribal people thanked him for his kindness towards them. Has the Muslim acted correctly? • Read More »

Feeding pork to cats

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

The tins of cat food include pork. Is it permissible to buy them for cats? Praise be to Allaah. Praise be to Allaah. We put this question to Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih al-‘Uthaymeen, may Allaah preserve him, who answered as follows: If you buy the tins, then it is not permissible, because it is not • Read More »

Ruling on smoking and chewing tobacco

August 8, 2014 | By islamqalive | No Comments | Filed in: Food & Nourishment.

Is smooking permitted in islam? And is chewing of tobacco permitted in islam. Praise be to Allaah. Smoking is haraam, because it is evil and because it causes a great deal of harm. Allaah has permitted to His slaves only good kinds of food and drink, and He has forbidden the bad kinds. Allaah says • Read More »