Question ID: #2959
Question: New Smarties
Assalamu Alaykum,

The new smarties do not have artificial colours as part of its ingredient. Is it now halal?

Answered by: Ulamaa ID 03 (UK)
Date: 05/12/2006 21:53pm

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

I would translate "artificial" as synthetc (man-made), so the product can have animal or vegetable ingredients hence it cannot mean that it is Halaal, on
the basis of this information.

And Allah knows Best
Wa Alaykumussalaam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh

(Mufti) Abdullah Patel
Halal Food Guide