- May 18, 2015, 3:11 pm
Halal is an abbreviation of the term Halalan Thoyiban. The term describes goods or actions that are permissible and wholesome according Syariah laws and Islamic principles.
Stating that all things are originally wholesome, Halal is a guideline to distinguish from harmful, intoxicating or, otherwise, Haram goods. Non-Halal or Haram goods are thus prohibited or strictly forbidden to Muslims.
Food and drinks that are neither Halal or Haram, otherwise classified as Syubhah should be avoided, until they are officially declared Halal. Since distinguishing between Halal and Haram is often complex, these guidelines vary from country to count