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Are Mussels and Clams Halaal

Views: 2216329 Last Updated: 28/04/2012
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salams
could you please tell me if mussels are halal and if not, is there any seafood/shell fish that is prohibited?

jazakallah hu kairun


Answer

 
Last Updated: 28/04/2012

In the Name of Allah, the Inspirer of Truth.
Assalamu Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

Both mussels and clams are invertebrate animals and hence not from the fish family. Therefore according to the Hanafi Mazhab, they will be impermissible, likewise their derivatives.

Refer to :- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clams

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mussel


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