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A term that is Arabic for 'permissible'; certain foods are not allowed under Islamic law; thus Muslims follow a Halal diet, just as Jews follows a Kosher diet

ha·lal

(hah-lahl)
Denotes food that was prepared in accord with the dietary laws required in observant Muslims; it forbids consumption of some foods and drink (e.g., ethanol) altogether and dictates how Muslim butchers prepare meats and poultry.

halal

(hă-lăl′)
Pert. to food prepared and served according to Muslim dietary laws.
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He said that the promotion of Halaal exports would also open up new economic opportunities and employment for the youth and traders.
We definitely have a significant inflow of foreign tourists from the Islamic countries, though we should not forget that quite a big number of people who live according to halaal rules and observe the halaal practices live in the European Union," Sakic said.
The city of Durban has just concluded the annual Tourism Indaba trade show, and is now getting ready to host a Halaal Tourism Conference, the first time that such a function has been conducted in the nation.
Another potentially limiting factor is that most of the eHFs currently available in South Africa are not halaal or kosher.
WeCOre now breaking new ground in the savings market by launching the UKCOs first Halaal alternative to a guaranteed equity bond.
Next thing you know, the Olive Garden will be serving Halaal food and Rudy Giuliani will be campaigning out of the local mosque in Trenton, New Jersey, in the Dar al-Kufr, the land of non-Islam of North America.
Cibal Halaal, the Brazilian Islamic Centre for Halal Food Stuff Association, instruct the Brazilian companies how to prepare their products according to the international Islamic standards.
He said that it was heartening to note that even the non-Muslims have recognized Halaal food the safest food for consumption.