Halal Food

Religious dietary laws are one of the reasons people may not eat the food presented to them. This entry summarizes some of the key issues with respect to the Muslim halal food laws. As the Muslim community grows in countries where Muslims are a minority, the need for many Muslim services will increase, particularly for halal foods.

Although the information in this entry is as accurate as possible at the time of writing, the final decision on any product’s halal status rests with the religious authorities providing supervision. The interpretations of religious and secular law herein are those of the author, so the rulings of any particular religious and secular authority may differ from the information presented here.

The Halal Laws

The halal dietary laws determine which foods ...

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