The Concept of Halal Meat in Islam
Islam is a divine religion revealed by Almighty Allah. It’s rules are:
The concept of Halal meat in Islam is often misunderstood by the general public in terms of what is prescribed in the Holy Qur’an. It is therefore imperative to understand the concept in its entirety in order that the teachings of the Holy Book are properly and dutifully observed. The details cannot be all covered in short articles such as this and hence people should study the subject thoroughly.
What kind of meat can be consumed from the supermarkets/grocery stores in New Zealand?
The only meat a muslim is allowed to consume from the supermarkets under the current situation is fish, as there are no Halal slaughtering requirements for it.
Islam has prescribed these conditions in order to minimise the pain caused to the animal and to minimise the time it takes for it to die.
In New Zealand there are many Halal meat outlets such as butcheries and so on, where people can obtain their regular and fresh supplies of Halal meat.