Is it halal if the animal lives a miserable life while never seeing sunlight?
There are some examples of halal businesses trying to buck the mainstream.
This mandate has in turn created a market so tempting that one vaccine manufacturer has produced a pork-free, or halal, version.
As for Yasin, he strives to make sure some of his halal meat comes from his own hands.
halal means “permissible” in Arabic and refers to food that does not contain alcohol and pork.
A label simply saying meat is halal is not enough to be truly acceptable— but it is for some people who want cheap meat, he said.
Other shady practices include non-halal meat being marketed as halal.
And I long for the placid days when all I worried about were jackhammers, halal carts and clueless tourists on rental bikes.
1855, Arabic, literally "lawful." Halal food has been prepared in a manner prescribed by Islamic law.