The Islamaic laws of animal
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Published By White thread Press, California
A discussion on the islamic
laws for slaughtering animals and a survey of modern-day slaughtering methods.
There is a growing sense of concern today among consumers, Muslim and non-Muslim
alike, about the healthfulness of what they eat. Health food stores have gained
a prominent status in the US, and many consumers review every last ingredient
listed in a food item’s nutritional facts list to ensure that they meet their
dietary standards. Muslims must be even more conscientious of what they consume,
as a Muslim’s diet must, above all, be lawful (halal) under Islamic law, as well
as wholesome (tayyib).
'Uthmani is one of the leading Islamic scholars living today. Author of more
than 40 books, he is an expert in the fields of Islamic law, Economics and
Hadith. For the past 35 years, he has been teaching at the Darul-Uloom
in Karachi that was established by his father Mufti Muhammad Shafi, the late
Grand Mufti of Pakistan. He also holds a degree in law and has sat as Judge at
the Shari'ah Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He is a
consultant to several international Islamic financial institutions and has
played a key part in the move toward interest free banking and the establishment
of Islamic financial institutions. He is the deputy chairman of the Jeddah based
Islamic Fiqh Council of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC).