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Islamic Ruling on Eating Hamster Meat

What is the ruling of Sharia on eating hamster meat? Is it considered among the animals whose meat, in terms of permissibility or prohibition of consumption, is not specified in Sharia texts and so it is included under the general principle that things are initially permissible (Al-Asl fi al-Ashya' al-Ibahah)?

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Islamic Ruling on Selling Rotten or Expired Foods

What is the ruling of Islamic Sharia on selling rotten or expired foods to citizens?

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Nothing Wrong with Making Cake Images

Is it permissible to make animal cake images or other designs, knowing that they are made from fondant for eating?

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Islamic Ruling on Spraying Alcohol on Cake

Is it permissible to use medicinal alcohol in spraying cake? This is knowing that the alcohol is mixed with certain powder and no taste of it remains after it is sprayed.

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Ruling on E-Cigarette and E-Hookah

What is the ruling on using e-cigarette and e-hookah?

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Ruling on Using Bone Broth for Treatment

I have bought bone broth powder from America. It is made from bones of cow, chicken and turkey without any additives. However, the word "Halal" wasn`t written on the can nor the method of slaughtering the animal. I bought this broth without paying attention to these details for I was concerned with the fact that it contains ingredients that help heal the intestines. Moreover, it is worth mentioning that normal stock powder contains harmful ingredients and is non-therapeutic. What is the ruling of Sharia on having this type of broth?

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Ruling on Materials Extracted from Filthy Substances

What is the ruling of Sharia on using Carmine E120, a colourant extracted from insects, in food industries? It is worth pointing out that this colourant results from boiling the insect, draining the liquid, and removing the remnants of the insect during manufacturing stages. In addition, this colourant is Halal certified.

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Selling Hookah and Offering it to others is Impermissible

What is the ruling on opening a restaurant that offers the hookah for people to smoke?

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Is it Allowed to Eat Cheese Made in Western Countries with Animal Rennet?

Is it allowed to eat cheese made in western countries with animal rennet?

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A Small Amount of Nutmeg is Permissible, but a Large Amount is Prohibited

Why is nutmeg excluded from the Sharia rule: “If a large amount of anything causes intoxication, a small amount of it is prohibited"? Also, is it permissible to add a little bit of nutmeg to the food to make it tastier?

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It is Impermissible to Believe that something is of Great Benefit without Sharia or Rational Evidence
What is the ruling on using incense with Ruqyah (Quranic recitation over patient)?
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Ruling on Using Vanilla in Foods and Sweets

Several websites differentiate between two forms of vanilla: liquid and powder. the making of the liquid type involves soaking it in wine. What is the ruling of Sharia` on using this ingredient in making foods and sweets ?

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Ruling on Working in a Company that Tests Food Including Wine

Having a degree in food engineering, I get to work in a wide spectrum of fields. Lately, I had a job interview with a company in charge of permitting exported foods that meet certain standards to enter into Jordan. Sometimes, my job includes testing wine and reporting whether it fits the standards or not and whether it is to be allowed into the country or not. It is worth mentioning that I do this occasionally and upon request of employer. Is it unlawful to work for such company and is my salary unlawful as well?

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Ruling on Eating Fish that Live in Polluted Water

What is the ruling of Islamic Law on eating fish that live in polluted water (Fish caught from Zarka River)?

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