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  • Is Barcelos Flame Grilled Chicken Halal?
    Yes. According to Barcelos Canada, only their poultry products are Halal at this time. Their Chicken is supplied by Rossdown Farms which is HICC certified.
  • Is KFC Halal in Vancouver?
    Is KFC Halal in Vancouver BC? No. We have confirmed with KFC Canada who informed us that only certain locations in Ontario are Halal. Unfortunately none of their locations in BC are Halal.
  • Is McDonald’s halal?
    No. McDonald’s is *not* Halal in Canada. We enquired with their office and were told “None of our menu items are Halal. Our restaurant operations do not allow us to separate halal products from our regular McDonald’s items nor can we ensure other products in the restaurant meet the standard required for halal designations.”
  • We have rebranded as Halal Foodies Vancouver
    AsalamuAlaykum Effective immediately we will be known as Halal Foodies Vancouver. Our new website address is https://vancouverfoodies.caOur Instagram address is https://www.instagram.com/halalfoodiesvancouver/Our Facebook group address is https://www.facebook.com/groups/halalfoodiesvancouver Please bear with us while we complete our transition. If you have any questions, concerns or want to help, please message us. We would love to hear from you. Jazak Allah KhayrunBob, Mohammad and […]
  • Is Gelatin Haram?
    Gelatin obtained from the skin, bones, cartilage, or tendons of an any animal not slaughtered correctly (zabīha) would be considered haram by the majority of scholars. I say majority of scholars, as there is an additional discussion that takes place when it comes to gelatin, regarding metamorphosis (istihāla/istihlāk). Before understanding the difference of opinion, you must first understand what is […]
  • Is Nandos Halal in Vancouver BC?
    Is Nandos Halal in Vancouver BC? No. We have confirmed with Nando’s Canada who informed us that only the Ontario locations are Halal. Unfortunately none of their locations in BC are Halal.
  • This Vancouver website tells you where all the Halal food is
    With Ramadan upon us a local website is making sure people can find halal food throughout the city. Halal Eats Vancouver has a database of restaurants, markets and other food services that offer full or partial options focusing on the Muslim community. Halal Eats Vancouver is akin to Yelp! but without any money involved, says Sawez Khan. The site is […]
  • The Fiqh of Halal Verification
    Original Author: Imam Yahya Momla. Allah says, “O humanity! Eat from what is lawful and good on the earth and do not follow Satan’s footsteps. He is truly your sworn enemy.” [2:168]All of us acknowledge in principal the need to ensure that all food we consume is halal. However, many of us disagree with regards to exactly how much verification […]
  • A very hairy fatwa
    Halal and Haram products in baked foods Original Author: Imam Yahya Momla. I am about to ruin bread for you so be forewarned! L-cysteine is a semi-essential amino acid found naturally in the human body. L-cysteine is found in many foods including meat, dairy products, eggs, nuts, seeds, and legumes. The form used in manufacturing is L-cysteine hydrochloride. As with […]
  • Is it Halal to eat at Restaurants serving Alcohol?
    Original author: Imam Yahya Momla Is it Halal to eat at Restaurants serving Alcohol? Eating where alcohol is served Muslims in the West face a conundrum of sorts; after verifying that a particular restaurant serves halal meat, should one still eat there if alcohol is also served at the same restaurant? Allow me to first state the (sometimes not-so) obvious. […]
  • Helping Restaurants in BC during Covid-19 Pandemic
    Helping Restaurants in BC during Covid-19 Pandemic As everyone may now be aware, the B.C. government has just announced temporary new restrictions that include the halting of indoor dining at restaurants starting at midnight on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. In light of this, both Halal Eats Vancouver & Halal in Vancouver take this opportunity to reconfirm our commitment to supporting […]
  • Ramadan Deals and Specials
    Ramadan Deals and Specials The last minute indoor dining restrictions in BC has caught all of us off guard, including the Restaurants. This means the Restaurants will have to make significant last minute changes to switch from dining, iftaar buffets to take out boxes. To help them out, inshallah, Halal Eats Vancouver will be posting Ramadan Deals & Promotions on […]

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