Category Archives: Ethics and consumption

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Our conception of Halal (first part)

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When Industrialisation and overconsumption empty the concept of Halal “If the son of Adam had a valley full of gold, he would want to have two valleys.” (Al-Bukhari) “Richness is not in the quantity of possessions (that one has); rather, true richness is the richness of one’s self (or contentment).” (Al-Bukhari)   The threats to the…

Naturally halal

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  “No human ever filled a vessel worse than the stomach. Sufficient for the son of Adam are a few morsels to keep his back straight. But if he cannot bear that, then one third for his food, one third for his drink and one third for his breath.” This hadith by our beloved Prophet,…

Halal and organic?

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  Various surveys and reports on the halal business have concluded that more often than not Muslims in France and other European countries eat meat of poor quality. Further the provenance and even permissibility of the meat from a religious standpoint is suspect. It is precisely to combat this negligence that our organisation was created…

Food education

The increasing number of diseases related to our diets, such as obesity, is a further evidence, which highlights a real problem with our food education. In fact, food education should cover many aspects of our consumption to be exhaustive which makes the task even more complex. When it comes to meat, education should include a…

Why does halal food matter?

Consuming halal foodstuffs It seemed important to us to point out briefly the need for consuming halal food, in accordance with that which God (SWT) requires His creatures to do. Understanding the obligation to consume halal food or more precisely its proper application encompasses two steps: being concern about the consumption of food which meets…

What does halal mean?

Halal (licite) et haram (illicite) Halal (lawful) and haram (unlawful) are part of a general principle that frames Muslim everyday life in God’s way, according to the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (PBUH). Thus the lawful and the unlawful are limits that frame the spiritual journey, from the most common people to the brightest minds and…