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When is halal meat not halal meat? HMC vs HFA

By Nutritionist Golnar Khaleghi

Halal is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permitted. In reference to food it is food and drink Muslims are allowed to consume under Islamic dietary laws unless it is specifically prohibited by the Quran or the Hadith. 

The meat is traditionally prepared by slaughtering the animal with a quick cut to the throat with a sharp knife to allow all blood to drain out, the idea being that the meat is cleaner. The slaughterman is requir.... Read more...