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Halaal and Haraam: What Does it Mean? What is Lawful to Consume in Islam?
The word 'Halal' literally means permissible- and in translation it is usually used as lawful. Halal meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah. Opposite to Halal is Haram, which means unlawful or forbidden by Allah for Muslim consumption, including pork and alcohol.
What makes the food we consume, halal? Read the following articles to find out the conditions that must be fulfilled for the food to be consumable by muslims. Additionally, clearing any doubts one may have in regards to distinguishing between halal and haram consumption. Click on the links below to find out more about what is lawful to consume in Islam: