Today marks the start of Ramadan 2023. There are an estimated 3.85 million practicing Muslims in America, and this number is growing rapidly. Pew Research Center data projects that the number will reach 8 million by 2050, at which point Islam could emerge as the second-largest religion in the U.S. In Muslim culture, the month…
Concerns in the Muslim community that the Halal products they are buying are not properly certified leading to many purchasing fake labelled products without knowing it.
The figures are impressive: There are about 800,000 Muslims in Canada—a number that’s expected to jump to roughly 1.2 million by the end of the decade.
Most Muslims consider chicken — like beef, veal and lamb — to be halal provided the meat is from ritually slaughtered animals.
A Muslim not-for-profit organization says that even though meat might be advertised as halal, that doesn’t ensure it is slaughtered according to Qur’an guidelines.
Religious certification is a job provincial and federal agencies stay away from. That has paved the way for self-regulating certification agencies.
The imam (Muslim clergyman) of a local masjid (mosque) will soon be ready to certify both slaughterhouse and in-store meat products as halal permissible—to eat.
Canada’s halal meat business is booming – but are Muslims getting what they pay for?
Halal rules govern how food is prepared in accordance with Islamic theology, and it’s a lucrative business.
Consuming halal is an order of Allah and an essential part of the Islamic faith. Allah has repeatedly emphasized the consumption of halal in His book.