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Is Escargot Halal?

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Answered by: Maulana Yusuf Khan


Is Escargot halal?

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful


Escargots are not permissible as they have been classified as ‘khabaa’ith’ impure like insects.

“O ye who believe! Eat of the good things wherewith We have provided you, and render thanks to Allah if it is (indeed) He whom ye worship” [ Surah Baqarah v.172]

Only Allah knows best

Written by Maulana  Yusuf Khan

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

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