What’s the difference between halal and kosher?
Some foods are labeled as certified kosher or certified halal, which means that they adhere to the rules set by each diet. Kosher foods are prepared in accordance with traditional Jewish laws. Halal foods are ingredients permitted under Islamic law, as defined by the Quran.
Can Muslims cook pork?
Should MasterChef have asked a Muslim contestant to cook pork? In my view, the answer is no. Pork, ham and bacon are well known to be haram, or prohibited under Islamic custom.
Is it haram to touch cooked pork?
He says Islam’s holy book, the Quran makes it clear that one cannot sell or even touch pork. “Absolutely not,” he says. “Pork is forbidden. We cannot eat it and cannot touch it.