Meat and Poultry

Raw fresh marbled meat Steak and seasonings on dark marble backg

 

Halal is an Arabic word that means “permissible”

 

In terms of food, it means food that is permissible according to Islamic law. For meat and poultry to be certified halal, they cannot be a forbidden cut (such as meat from hindquarters) or animal (such as pork)

 

The Islamic form of slaughtering animals or meat & poultry, dhabiha, involves killing through a cut to the jugular vein, carotid artery and windpipe

 

Poultry is a term for domestic fowl (such as chicken, turkey, duck, goose, quail, pigeon, etc.) raised for meat, eggs, feathers, and work