List of Halal Food Products

Disclaimer: The Food Committee lists the products to be Halal (Buy) or Non-Halal (Don't Buy) based on the information provided or available at that time from the manufacturers. Hence, they do not guarantee the Halal status of a particular product at all times.  

Food Committee: Br. Hussain Kedwaii (Shura), Br. Hasan Wadud, Br. Shahid Mateen, Br. Riyaz, Br. Sabir Shaikh


Last Update Date: 5/15/03, 3/7/04 1/21/06




Food Category


Buy or Use the following Products/Brands


Don't Buy or Use following Products/Brands



Mrs. Baird's (Any type is good)

·  Pepperidge Farm with Ud sign

·  Earth Grain: Honey Whole Grain, Whole Wheat, Honey Wheat Berry, Potato

Earth Grain: Pumpernickel (presence of L-Cysteine??), Buttermilk (presence of Calcium Propionate??)



Sara Lee Cakes (except as mentioned)

·  Albertson's Camelot Cake

·  Entenmann's Cakes with U D sign on them

Any grocery stores cakes unless they have a kosher bakery which don't use animal by-products or Alcohol 

Sara Lee:

  • Cream Pies - French Silk
  • Cream Pies - Tangy Lemon Meringue
  • Cream Pies - Tropical Coconut Cream
  • French Cheese Cake




Chewing Gums

Mars Corporation's: Twix, Dove, M&Ms, Milky Way, Snickers

·  Hershey's: All chocolate candies such as -- 5th Avenue, Almond Joy, Almond Joy Coconut, Kisses (plain & almond), Kit Kat, Mounds, Milk Duds etc.

·  Cadbury's: Fruit & Nut, Krisp Bar, Roast Almond, Dairy Milk Chocolate Bar, Mini Eggs, Heath Milk Chocolate

·  Nestle: All chocolate candies such as – Babyruth, Butterfinger, Milk Chocolate bars etc.

·  Jolly Rancher hard candy 


Chewing Gums:

  • Trident brands regular & sugarless gums
  • Dentyne Ice brands regular & sugarless gums
  • Chicklets brands
  • Cinnaburst

Russell Stover

·  Mars Corporation's: Skittles, Starburst

·  Jolly Rancher Fruit Chews and Lollipops

·  Tootsie Rolls candies and pops 











Chewing Gums:

  • Trident for Kids



Kraft Cheeses (Except as shown in the next columnà)




  • Sargento Cheeses (Except as shown in the next column à)





  • Brewster Diary Cheeses (Any type is good)


  • Cabot Cheeses (Any type is good)



Other Cheeses:

  • Borden Cottage Cheese
  • Fiesta's store brand Cottage Cheese
  • Sargento Ricotta Cheese
  • Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese
  • Kraft Lite Philadelphia Neufchatel Cheese

Kraft cheeses:

  • Cheddar & Romano cheeses
  • Any combination of Cheddar and Romano cheeses



Sargento cheeses:

  • Romano, Provolone, Parmesan & Asiago cheeses
  • - Any combination of Romano, Provolone, Parmesan & Asiago cheeses



FRITO Lays chips products except those mentioned in the 'DO NOT BUY' column


·  TOSTITOS Tortillas 


BAKED LAY"S brand KC Masterpiece BBQ flavored

·  BAKEN-ETS brand Fried Pork Skins (all Varieties)

·  CHEETOS Bacon Cheddar Cheese Flavored Crackers

·  DORITOS brand Salsa Verde Flavored Tortilla Chips

·  DORITOS brand Smokey Red BBQ Flavor Tortilla Chips

·  FRITOS brand Chili

·  FRITOS brand SLOPPY JOE & SCOPES brand corn chips

·  FRITOS brand SLOPPY JOE BBQ sauce with Beef Hearty Combo

·  Maui Style Maui Onion Flavored Potato Chips

·  RUFFLES brand Buffalo Style Potato Chips

·  RUFFLES brand FLAVOR RUSH brand Big BBQ & Cheddar Flavored Potato Chips

·  RUFFLES brand THE WORKS brand Potato Chips

·  SANTITAS Botaneros Salsa Verde Flavored Tortilla Chips

·  SUNCHIPS French Onion Flavored Multigrain Snacks 




















Pepperidge Farm:

  • Milano Cookies, Sugar cookies, Chesapeake Cookies Fruitfull Cookies, Brussels Shortbread, Chocolate Collection, Chocolate Chunk Apricot Raspberry Fruit Cookies, Mini Sausalito Cookies,
  • Mini Nantucket Cookies Milk Chocolate, Bordeaux, Butter Chessmen Cookies Assortment - Large, Double Chocolate Milano, Geneva Cookies,
  • Golden Orchard Fruit Cookie Collection,
  • Lido Cookies, Montauk Cookies, Sausalito Cookies, Orange Milano Cookies, Soft baked Santa Cruz Oatmeal Raisin, Spring Cookie Collection, Nantucket Cookies, Strawberry Fruit Cookie



  • Oreo, Chips Ahoy, Ritz Crackers, Fig Newton's, New Chips Ahoy Peanut Butter, New Chips Ahoy Cream Sandwiches




  • Vienna Fingers, Cream Filled
  • Lemon, Droxies



Great Value (Wal-Mart Brand):

  • Vanilla Crème Sandwich Cookies, Oat Meal Cookies
  • Lemon Krisp Cookies, Fudge Sandwich Cookies
  • Chocolate Chips Cookies, Fudge Striped Short Bread Cookies
  • Orange Pineapple Sandwich Cookies.



Sunny Select:

  • Oatmeal Cookies



  • Peanut Butter Cookies, Mother's Cookie


Albertson Good Day:

  • Almond Windmill Cookies


Cracker Jack:

  • Unsalted Crackers, Saltine Crackers, Fat Free Butter Toffee Glazed Popcorn

Pepperidge Farm:

  • Gold Fish, Imported Selection
  • De Choix, Butter Thin Crackers.















  • Cafe Cremes, Dizzy Gizzlers, Nutter
  • Butter Bites, Bisco sugar wafers
  • New Teddy Graham Bear Witches Chocolate graham




  • Sandies, butter Cookies, Rainbow, El Fudge,
  • Chip Delux, Cookies Stix



Great Value (Wal-Mart Brand):

  • Assorted naturally and artificially flavored –

Sugar Cookies, Macaroni Cookies, Iced Oatmeal Cookies, Fudge Marshmallows Cookies 



  • GRANDMA'S brand Home style Molasses Big Cookie
  • GAMESA Arcoris Marshmallow cookies
  • GAMESA lonchera Assorted Cookies
  • GAMESA Mamut Chocolate Marshmallow cookies
  • GAMESA Mini Mamut Chocolate Marshmallow cookies



Dunkin Donuts:

  • Apple Crumb Donut, Apple Fritter,
  • Apple N Spice Donut, Bavarian
  • Kreme Donut, Bismarck Chocolate Iced Donut Black Raspberry Donut, Blueberry cake Donut Blueberry Crumb Donut, Boston Crème Donut
  • Bow Tie Donut, Chocolate Frosted Coffee Roll,
  • Chocolate Frosted Donut, Chocolate Crème Filled Donut,
  • Cinnamon Buns, Coffee Roll,
  • Eclair Donut, Glazed Donut, Glazed Fritter Jelly Filled Donut, Lemon Donut,
  • Maple Frosted Coffee Roll, Maple Frosted Donut ,
  • Marble Frosted Donut, Strawberry Donut Strawberry frosted Donut, Sugar Raised Donut Vanilla Frosted Coffee Roll, Vanilla Frosted Donut,
  • Vanilla Kreme Filled Donut.

Dunkin Donuts:

  • Old Fashioned Cake Donuts, Whole Wheat Glazed Cake Donut
  • Glazed Chocolate Cruller, Double Chocolate Cake Donut
  • Chocolate Glazed Cake Donut, Chocolate Coconut Cake Donut
  • Plain Cruller, Glazed Cruller, Powder Cruller, Sugar Cruller
  • Dunkin' Donuts, Jelly Stick, Cinnamon Cake Donut
  • Coconut Cake Donut, Powder Cake Donut, Sugared Cake Donut
  • Toasted Coconut Cake Donut, Chocolate Frosted
  • Cake Donut, Glazed Cake Donut, Butternut Cake Donut



  • Note: Not All Bagels are HALAL.


Fast Food





Ice Cream

Snickers Candy Bar Ice Cream

·  Dole Strawberry

·  Dole Pineapple

·  Most of Dreyer's, Breyer's, Ben and Jerry's

·  Klondike except the ones with Gelatin in the ingredients

·  Blue Bunny except the ones with Gelatin



Baskin Robin's Kosher Ice Creams:

  • Choc. Chip, Perils of Praline, Espresso 'n Cream, Berries 'n Banana, Baseball Nut, Choc. Almond, Jamoca, Pistachio Almond, Nutty Coconut, Lemon Custard, Strawberry Cheesecake, Raspberry Cheese Louise, World Class Choc.,



Haagen Dazs :

  • Dessert Extraordinaire: Chocolate Mousse, Café _Mocha Frappe
  • Sorbets & Yogurts: Chocolate, Raspberry, Vanilla
  • Gelato: Hazel Nut, Cappuccino, Vanilla
  • Normal Ones: Coffee, Dulce de Leche Caramel, Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Vanilla Swiss Almond, Vanilla Caramel Brownie, Mango, Pistachio, Chocolate Brownie with Walnuts
  • Icecream Bars: Vanilla Milk Chocolate, Vanilla Almond, Dulce de Leche



  • Rocky Road, Mint Chocolate Chip,
  • Banana Fudge Chunk, French Vanilla, Peach, Strawberry, Cherry, Chocolate Chip,
  • Vanilla Chocolate Strawberry, Butter Pecan



  • Chocolate Chip, Vanilla,
  • Blue Ribbon Chocolate Cake, Ultimate Caramel Chip, French Vanilla, Mint Chocolate Chip

Dreyer's, Breyer's and Ben & Jerry's

  • with Marshmallow or Rum



  • Galactic Chocolate



  • Reese's (TBHQ, PGPR??), Lactose Free Natural Vanilla (Lactose Enzyme??), No Sugar 15% Extra Vanilla (Palmitate??), Oreos (Vanillin??)



Baskin Robin's Non Kosher Ice Creams

  • Especially the ones with Marshmallow: Rocky Road, Pink Bubblegum, Grape Ice, Rum Raisin, Cherries Jubilee



Haagen Dazs:

  • Strawberry Cheesecake (Cheese culture, Enzyme??), Rum Raisin, Rocky Road (Marshmallow??)






Juicy Juice (Any type)

·  Minute Maid (Any type)

·  Tropicana (Any type)

·  Ocean Spray 100% Orange juice

Sunny Delight

·  OceanSpray (if it contains Natural Flavoring)




All meats (Beef, Lamb, Goat or Chicken) should be Zabeeha (hand slaughtered according to the Islamic requirements)

Meats that are not Zabeeha


Milk and

Milk Products (yogurt, butter)

Dairy Glenn - Tom Thumb brand

·  Kroger milk - Kroger brand

·  Oak Farms

·  Schepps milk

·  Borden milk

·  Organic Valley organic milk

·  Horizon organic milk

·  Whole Foods brand organic milk

·  Nestle brand flavored milk

·  Good Life - Albertson brand

·  Fiesta's store brand milk

·  Carnival's store brand milk 

  • Dannon Plain and Low fat Yogurt
  • Caravan Plain Yogurt

Borden brand milk 'Kid Builder'



Amy's Frozen Pizza (or any Amy's frozen products; available at Whole Foods)

·  A.C. LaRocco Prozen Vegetarian Pizza ( available at Whole Foods)

Papa John (Pizza Bread and Cheeses and vegetables toppings are OK, but chances of cross contamination with pork & other meat products are very high)

·  Pizza Inn (Pizza Bread and Cheeses and vegetables toppings are OK, but chances of cross contamination with pork & other meat products are very high)

·  Fast Food restaurants - chances of cross contamination with pork & other meat products are very high