importance of eating halal

Assalamu’alaikum Wa Rohmatullahi Wa Barokatuh.
 
Muslims are advised to eat what is good, pure, clean, wholesome and nourishing. In general, everything is allowed
(halal) except what has been specifically forbidden.
Consuming halal is an order of Allah and an essential part of the Islamic faith. Allah (SWT) has repeatedly emphasised
the importance of halal consumption in the Quran. The following are some examples:

  “O Messengers, eat from the pure foods and work righteousness” (Quran 23:51)
  “O you who have believed, eat from the pure things which we have provided you” (Quran 2:172)
  “O mankind, eat from whatever is on earth (that is) lawful and pure” (Quran 2:168)“So eat of that (meat) upon which Allah's name has been mentioned, if you are believers in His verses” (Quran 6:118)


On the contrary being careless about the dietary laws of Islam a believer puts himself in harm's way both in this world and the world hereafter. In this world, due to in taking such a product he deprives himself from having any of his good deeds and dua's accepted by his creator while in the hereafter he suffers the greatest loss ever imaginable i.e. refusal
from being admitted to Paradise . All this is confirmed in the following traditions:

Abu Hurairah RA related,” Allah's Messenger PBUH said: Verily Allah is pure and He accepts only what is pure and indeed Allah has given those orders to the believers, which he has given to the Messengers. He has said, “O Messenger, eat from the pure foods and work righteous”. He -also- has said: “O you who have believed, eat from the pure things which we have provided you.” Then (the Prophet PBUH) made mention of a man who undergoes a lengthy journey in a state that he is dishevelled and dusty. He spreads his hands towards the sky (calling), “O my lord, O my lord”, however his food is haram, his drink is haram, his clothes are haram and he has been nourished with haram! So how will his call be answered?” (Muslim)

S'ad RA relates: Allah's messenger PBUH said ' O S'ad purify your food (and as a result) you will become one who's supplications are accepted. I swear by He in whose hands the soul of Muhammad PBUH lies, verily a servant (of Allah) tosses a haram morsel in his stomach (due to which) no deed is accepted from him for 40 days “(Tabarani)

Abu Baker RA narrated that Allah's Messenger PBUH said “That body will not enter Paradise which has been nourished with Haram “(Baihaqi)

Thus we publish this Halal Booklet for the convenience of Muslims in Western Australia to get the ease of finding information about halal product and halal food.
This booklet is in the process to be accessible via online at www.halalbooklet.com

Wassalamu'alaikum Rohmatullahi Barokatuh
Sheik Hisham Obeid