- relating to or noting meat prepared or animals slaughtered in the manner prescribed by Islamic law: a halal butcher.
- (of foods, medications, etc.) fit to eat or use according to Islamic law: halal baked goods;halal cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
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It’s a quality pair, for sure, and even better, the chicken, like everything at Uncle C’s, is halal.The terrific Uncle C’s tells a little known story about fried chicken in America|Tim Carman|September 27, 2021|Washington Post
'You don't have a choice'At Hoshine’s factories, halal food is offered in the cafeteria.Solar industry’s ties to China’s Xinjiang region raise specter of forced labor|Lily Kuo, Pei Lin Wu, Jeanne Whalen|June 24, 2021|Washington Post
For other iftars, mosques use their budgets to book catering from halal restaurants.How Muslims Are Rethinking the Future of Ramadan|Mehreen Karim|May 6, 2021|Eater
Other shady practices include non-halal meat being marketed as halal.
As for Yasin, he strives to make sure some of his halal meat comes from his own hands.
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.
Halal means “permissible” in Arabic and refers to food that does not contain alcohol and pork.
We spent a couple of distracting minutes going through the menu from the halal Pakistani place on Valencia.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
“Hade mushe halal,” (that is not lawful,) said I to him with a loud voice.The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
“There was but little between them,” Xa a halal qui cohol ahauh; this expression is not clear.The Annals of the Cakchiquels|Daniel G. Brinton