yeast




Is yeast halal? What is the ruling regarding the yeast used in most dairy creams and cheese products? Also, please advise regarding the yeast used in bakery products?

Answer:

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

It is permissible to consume food items containing yeast, including the items mentioned in the query.

And Allah knows best.

Mufti Faizal Riza
10/10/2011