My In-Laws Are Insulted When I Do Not Eat Their Store-Bought Meat. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, My husband and I are very particular about the food that we eat. We buy farm-slaughtered meat, but do not force my husband’s family to do the same. When visiting them, I pack my own food so that my kids and I have something to eat. […]

Is Kosher Meat Upon Which God's Name Has not Been Pronounced Permissible?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: When Jews slaughter they don’t say God’s name on each animal they slaughter. If they are slaughtering more than one animal they just say God’s name one time at the beginning. Is kosher meat still permissible to eat in this case? Answer: wa `alaykum assalam According to Jewish Rabbinic […]

Can We Eat Machine Slaughtered Meat?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Is it permissible to eat machine slaughtered meat? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Slaughtering animals mechanically is becoming a widespread phenomenon in many abattoirs, plants and firms in a number of countries. The idea and objective behind slaughtering animals mechanically rather than manually […]