Q: Is it permissible to sell products that have animate objects on it? Are animate objects without eyes any different from animate objects with eyes?
A: As long as the animate object is not the desired thing in the commodity it is permissible to sell it.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.