Dating restrictions on muslims
So, is it permissible for us to rely on the name or the picture in determining the category of fish, knowing well that a wrong statement of this kind would put the manufacturers in great loss or even more serious [situation] than just a loss? Question: Is it permissible to buy a fish from a Muslim who is not a Shi‘a while we have no knowledge whether it is from the category of scale fish or not?
Answer: If one is satisfied it is the truth, it is permissible to act upon it. Question: Is it permissible to eat lobster, in all its varieties, by following the pattern of shrimp? Answer: It is permissible to buy it but one cannot eat it unless he makes sure that it is from the category of scale fish. Question: Is it permissible to eat food which has been steam cooked with the steam of meat not slaughtered according to Islamic laws?
However, when they migrate to foreign countries to reside in the midst of non-Muslim communities, they are faced with problems in eating and drinking because they don’t find foods that are familiar and desirable to them, nor are their ingredients known to them.Starting with the name of Allah; eating with the right hand; making small morsels; sitting longer at the table; chewing the food well; thanking Allah after the food; washing the fruits and vegetables before eating; not eating after satisfying the appetite; not over eating; not looking at the faces of others while eating; not taking away the food from others who are sitting at the table; and tasting the salt at the beginning and the end of the dinner. Question: On the package of meat that is produced in Muslim countries by non-Muslim companies, it says, “Slaughtered according to Islamic laws”. Can we eat that meat, if it comes from Muslim companies in non-Muslim countries?And what is the ruling, if the source is non-Muslim company from a non-Muslim country?Almighty Allah says in the Qur’an: “O you who believe!Intoxicants and games of chance and (sacrificing to) stones set up and (dividing by) arrows are only an uncleanness, the Shatan’s work; shun it therefore that you may be successful.” by my statement is not worthy of marriage [to your daughter] if he proposes to her, or of intercession when he asks for a good word, or of any credibility when he speaks, or of being entrusted with anything.”1 In another he says, “Allah has accursed alcohol, its growers, those who squeeze it [from the grapes], its drinkers, its servers, its buyers, its sellers, those who live on its income, its transporter, and the one to whom it is being transported.”2 There are many more to even sit at such a table. It is permissible for a Muslim to go to places where wine is being served with the food, provided that it does not lead to promotion of those restaurants.