Frequently asked questions

What is Halal in a Nutshell?

Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permissible. In relation to the certification process; Halal approved products must be free from prohibited meats and their byproducts, certain cleaning materials, cross contamination at manufacturing facilities, etc. Halal animals are mentioned in Quran to a great extent, but Haram (unlawful) animals and items are specifically pointed out in the Quran for Muslims to avoid.

Why choose Etimad Halal certification?

Etimad is the first-ever Halal agency to utilize expertise from the Halal & Kashruth dietary worlds. This enhanced cooperation allowes Etimad to offer our valued clients a Halal certification of the highest standard while avoiding unnessesary and redundant costs.

Is Halal only for meat?

Halal dietary laws regulate all foods Muslims consume, as well as food contact materials, cosmetics, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, and food ingredients, etc.

Are Halal and Kosher diets compatible?

The Quran specifies religious dietary laws Muslims can accept and accredit Halal, such as Kosher (permissible) laws. The AlMighty teaches to enhance our understanding and cooperations with our other religious groups in this verse “ and The food of the People of the Book is lawful unto you” (5:5), and various texts of the Oral law (Hadith) by Messenger Muhammad (pbuh).

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