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CONSULTATION OF COMPANIES

Here are the results of consultations done with various food companies. No particular questions were asked about products that may contain alcohol.

  1. L.D. Schrieber Cheese Company:

    No shortening, lard, gelatin or lecithin used. Cow products are used HALAL

  2. Burger King Corporation:

    Shortening used in from swine = HARAM

    Lard is used in buns and apple pie = HARAM

    Lecithin is used in buns =HARAM

    Because you are not sure.

    Shakes = HALAL

  3. General Goods:

    Lard is used on Swan Down Cake mixes. Gelatin (from collagen-bearing tissues of any animal) is used in many products including Jell-O Brad Gelatin Desert = HARAM

  4. Knox Gelatin Inc.:

    Knox Gelatin is prepared from the protein collagen, which is extracted from either beef (bones and skin) or PORK (SKINS) =HARAM

  5. American Lecithin Company:

    Our lecithin is derived from soybeans and is sold under the trade name Alcoles = HALAL

  6. Nestle:

    A list was sent to MSA confirming that their products do not contain any animal by-product. Lecithin used in their products is derived from Soybeans = HALAL

  7. General Mills Inc.:

    Shortening similar to lard is used, also Soya lecithin is used =HARAM

    (Because it does not say Soya or lard and you don't know so it is better to avoid)

  8. Quaker Oats:

Soybean lecithin is used. Shortening used is from swine. Some of the products are MASA Trigo, Flako pie crust and cup cake mix.

 

SEVERAL TERMS

A. Derived from pork or other animal

    1. Bacon

    2. Ham

    3. Sausage

    4. Lard

    5. Fat

    6. Gelatin

    7. Shortening (animal).

B. Avoid - doubtful (may be derived from animal or vegetable):

    1. Lecithin

    2. Emulsifier

    3. Dough conditioners

    4. Mono and diglycerides

    5. Enzymes or rennet in cheese

C. You can use: HALAL

    1. Soya-lecithin

    2. Soybean lecithin

    3. Vegetable lecithin

    4. Vegetable shortening

    5. Vegetable mono and diglyceriders

    6. Vegetable enzymes or rennetless cheese.

    7. Fish.

D. Avoid may contain alcohol

    1. Artificial and imitation extracts and flavorings

E. When you see these letters:

"U" or "K" they may mean that the produce does not contain anything from an animal.

 

AVOID THE FOLLOWING AS THEY MAY CONTAIN ALCOHOL:

Artificial and Imitation extracts and Flavorings.

MISCELLANEOUS FOOD ITEMS

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Kellog Co.

Frosted Pop Tarts

Type-B Gelatin
(Vegetable/Beef)

Investigate

 

Unfrosted Pop Tarts

No Gelatin

HALAL

Frank Foods

QT Frosting mix

Vegetable fat (Shortening)

HALAL

General Mills Inc.

Ready-to-Spread
Frosting

 Vegetable fat/or Lard

HARAM

Proctor & Gamble

Duncan Hines
Cake Mix &
Pringles

 Vegetable fat

HALAL

Great Atlantic & Pacific Co.

 A&P Creamer

 Coconut & Palm Oil

HALAL

Topco Assoc. Inc.

Food Club Non Dairy Creamer

 Vegetable fat

HALAL

 

Dietary Creamer

Vegetable Fat

HALAL

Penn Maid Food Inc.

Natural Yogurt

No Gelatin

HALAL

 

Swiss Yogurt

Gelatin from Calf skin

HARAM

Jolly Rancher

Candies

Palm & Coconut Oil

HALAL

M & M Co.

Starburst fruit Chews

Gelatin from Lard

HARAM

American Home Foods

Crunch 'N' Munch

Vegetable Fat

HALAL

 

DISINFECTANT

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Lehn & Fink Products
Lyson Brand

All products

Synthetic chemicals

HALAL

 

BREAD AND PASTRY

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Drake Bakeries (Div. Of Borden foods Inc.)

Honey bun

Lard

HARAM

Entenmanns

All Products

Vegetable Shortening

HALAL

Giants Goods

Bread

Vegetable Shortening

HALAL

Huber Baking Co. (Bakers Of sunshine Bread)

Roman Meal Bread

Soybean Salad oil

HALAL

Keebler

All products

Vegetable Shortening
Oleo and Lard

HARAM

Nabisco

All Products

Lard

HARAM

Pepperidge farm

Rolls, Bread, Butter or Cakes*

Vegetable shortening

HALAL

* NOTE:
Layer cakes even though this cake is made with good shortening the GELATIN USED is made from PIGSKIN

HARAM

Pillsbury Co.

1896/69 Brand Butter, Milk Biscuit

Vegetable shortening

HALAL

Stroehmann Brothers Co

Hillbilly Bread
White Bread

Lard

HARAM

Sunshine Biscuit Co.

All products

Vegetable shortening

HALAL

ICE CREAM

Manufacturer

Product

Use

Baskin Robbins

Ice Cream, Sherbets, Water ice

NOTE: Ice cream and those flavors Containing might marshmallow

HALAL

HARAM

Pensupreme

Ice Cream

HARAM

Pensupreme schraff

Ice cream (available at safeway)

HALAL

Meadow Gold

Ice cream

HALAL

Meadow Gold Louis sherry

Ice cream (all natural)

HALAL

Abbotts

Ice Cream, Sherbets, Water ice

HALAL

Pantry Pride

Ice cream

HALAL

Breyers

Ice cream

HALAL

CHEWING GUM

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Dynamint Co.

Dynamints

Candelilla Wax

HALAL

Wrigley's Co.

Chewing gum

100% mineral or Vegetable base

HALAL

Warner Lambert Co.

Chewing Gum
Chicklets Dentyne Trident
Freshen Up

Vegetable base

HALAL

Beach Nut

Chewing Gum

Glcerl Monosterate Or Ester of Gum from any animal fat

HARAM

FROZEN PIZZA PIES

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Jan's

Mozzarella Cheese

Vegetable

HALAL

Buitoni

Mozzarella Cheese

Vegetable

HALAL

Little Chef

Mozzarella Cheese

Vegetable

HALAL

Ellio's

Cheddar Cheese

Swine pepsin

HARAM

Quaker Celeste

Mozzarella Cheese

Swine pepsin

HARAM

 

PIZZA RESTAURANTS

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Pizza Hut

Mozzarella Cheese

Vegetable

HALAL

NOTE: Making of pizza is not according to SHARIAH.
Example: They are using same pot or tray and knife that they use in pork.

 

CHEESE

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Purity Company

Muenster Cheese
Caraway Muenster Cheese
Monterey jack
Muenster Cheese(with hot pepper)
Farmers Cheese
Burie (Imported) Cheese
Camembert Cheese
Romano Cheese
Parmesan Cheese

Vegetable

HALAL

Clearfield

Natural Cheese Kosher Brand.

Calf Rennet

HARAM

Kraft

Philadelpia Cream Cheese
Whipped Cream Cheese
Neufchatel

Lactic acid

HALAL

McCadm Co.

New York State

Calf & swine Rennet

HARAM

Framageries Bal. Inc.

Cheese

Calf Rennet

HARAM

World Cheese Col.

Migdal American
Haolam

Vegetable

HALAL

Schanling Col.

Schnall American
(Individually wrapped)
Schnall Muenster sliced
Schnall Mozzarella

Vegetable

HALAL

Clay Butter Co.

Millers Cheese

Vegetable

HALAL

NOTE: Calf (plural = calves): a young cow or bull.

 

COSMETICS

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Avon

All Products

Petrochemicals

HALAL

Wella Corp.

Balsam products

Petrochemicals

HALAL

Johnson Product Inc.

Ultra Sheen

Lanolin

HALAL

Lustrasilk Corp.

Scalp Cream

Lanolin

HALAL

Westwood Pharmaceutical

Keri Lotion

Synthetic chemical

HALAL

Chesbrough Ponds Inc.

Vaseline Intensive Lotion

Lard

HARAM

 

SOAP

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Proctor & Gamble Co.

Kirk's Coso Hardwater Castile
Lava

Coconut oil
Vegetable fat

HALAL

 

Ivory
Camay
Safe Guard
Coast
Zest

Beef & Pork Tallow

HARAM

Lever Brothers Co.

Lux
Lifebuoy
Phase II
Dove
Caress

Beef Tallow*

HARAM

Colgate Palmolive Co.

Palmolive
Cashmere

Beef & Pork Tallow*

HARAM

Andrew Jergen Co.

Jergens
Woodbury

Beef Tallow*

HARAM

Armour Dial inc.

Dial
Tone
Irish spring

Beef Tallow*

Pork Tallow*

HARAM

Amway Corporation

All Bar Soaps

Pork Tallow*

HARAM

 

Nivia Creams

Sheep's Skin/Fat*

 

* NOTE: The Sheep/Beef that is obtained for the products is not slaughtered Islamically, hence, it is still doubtful.

 

TOOTHPASTE

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

Lever Brothers Co.

Pepsodents
Close up
Aim

Vegetable Fat

HALAL

Colgate Palmolive Co.

Ultra Brite
Colgate Paste
Colgate Powder

Lard

HARAM

Vicks Chemical Co.

Fix -A- Dent

Vegetable Fat

HALAL

Procter and Gamble

Gleen

Lard

HARAM

NOTE: Contains alcohol; still in doubt about its use.

 

POT CLEANERS

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

GM Co.

Rescue 11Soap pads

 

HALAL

Purex Corporation Brillo

Supreme Steel Wool balls

 

HALAL

 

Soap pads
Kosher Soap (Packaged 2 each Pink& Green Bars per carton)
Double Pads

Lard
Beef Tallow

HARAM

Miles laboratory

S.O.S Soap Pads
Tuffy Plastic Mesh
Moth/Balls

Lard

HARAM

 

MEDICATION 

Manufacturer /Vendor

Brand

Coagulant/Ingredients

Use

 

Seldane Caps.

Pepsin

HARAM

 

Seldane Syrup

 

HALAL


 

LIST OF HALAL AND HARAM FOOD INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENT

TYPE

Acetic Acid

HALAL

Alcohol

HARAM

Ammonium chloride

HALAL

Ammonium Sulphate

HALAL

Animal Fat

HARAM

Animal shortening

Investigate

Ascorbic Acid

HALAL

Aspartame

HALAL

Bacon (Pork)

HARAM

Benzoate/Benzoic Acid

HALAL

BHA

HALAL

BHT

HALAL

Calcium Carbonate

HALAL

Calcium Sulphate

HALAL

Carrageenan

HALAL

Cocoa Butter

HALAL

Collegen (pork)

HARAM

Corn Meal/Corn Starch

HALAL

Corn Syrup

HALAL

Dextrin/Dextrose

HALAL

Dicalcium phosphate

HALAL

Diglyceride (Animal)

HARAM

Diglyceride (Plant)

HALAL

Dough Conditioners

HARAM

EDTA

HALAL

Emulsifier

HARAM

Enzyme (Animal)

HARAM

Enzyme (Plant)

HALAL

Ergocalciferol

HALAL

Ergosterol

HALAL

Fat (Pork or Animal)

HARAM

Fatty Acid (Animal)

HARAM

Fatty Acid (Plant)

HALAL

Ferrous Sulphate

HALAL

Fructose

HALAL

Fungal Protease Enzyme

HALAL

Gelatin

HARAM

Glucose

HALAL

Glyceride (Animal)

HARAM

Glyceride (Plant)

HALAL

Glycerol/Glycerine (Animal)

HARAM

Glycerol /Glycerine (Plant)

HALAL

Gum Acacia

HALAL

Ham

HARAM

Harmones (Animal)

HARAM

Harmones (Plant)

HALAL

Hydrogenated Oil

HALAL

Hydrolyzed Animal protein

HARAM

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

HALAL

Lard

HARAM

Leavenings

HALAL

Lecithin (commercial)

HALAL

Malt

HALAL

Malto Dextrin

HALAL

Hydrogenated oil

HALAL

Molasses

HALAL

Monocalcium Phosphate

HALAL

Mono Saccharides

HALAL

Monoglycerides (Animal)

HARAM

Monoglycerides (Plant)

HALAL

MSG (Monosodium Glutamate)

HALAL

Nitrates/Nitrites

HALAL

Nonfat Dry Milk

HALAL

Oxalic Acid

HALAL

PABA

HALAL

Partially Hydrogenated oil

HALAL

Pectic Materials

HALAL

Pectin

HALAL

Pepsin (Animal)

HARAM

Phospholipid (Animal)

HARAM

Phospholipid (Plant)

HALAL

Phosphoric Acid

HALAL

Pork & All by Products

HARAM

Potassium Benzoate

HALAL

Potassium Citrate

HALAL

Propionate

HALAL

Propionic Acid

HALAL

Renin Rennet

Investigate

Saccharine

HALAL

Salt

HALAL

Sausage

HARAM

Shortening (Animal)

HARAM

Shortening (Plant)

HALAL

Soy protein

HALAL

Soybean Oil

HALAL

Sucrose

HALAL

Tapioca

HALAL

Tricalcium Phosphate

HALAL

Vinegar

HALAL

Whey

Investigate

Yeast

HALAL

NOTE:

Please check the ingredients of every food brand, which you use. Also check any or all-new products you use before making your purchase. If you have any doubts, you may write or phone to the manufacturer, so far they have been very helpful to us and it will put your mind at ease.