Should We Assume All Food Is Halal until Proven Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani


Should we assume all food is halal until proven Haram?

When residing in a non-Muslim country, uncertainties may arise regarding the food available for consumption. In navigating these uncertainties, Shaykh Faraz provides valuable guidance also through the teachings of a profound Hadith: “The lawful is clear, and the unlawful is clear,”  aiding individuals in making informed choices by seeking knowledge.

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, a distinguished scholar in the Islamic sciences, is the Founder and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance. He studied under renowned scholars globally for ten years, beginning in Damascus and continuing in Amman, Jordan. Notable mentors include Shaykh Adib al-Kallas and Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi. After completing his studies, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in 2007 and established SeekersGuidance, dedicated to spreading reliable, relevant, and inspiring Islamic knowledge online and on the ground.