Tuesday, January 11, 2011

How can turmeric be HARAM??

Taken from Sunniforum.com

Although Turmeric is Halal as is but in reality it is not sold as 100% turmeric in food industry in USA(same thing in Europe), Polysorbate 60 or 80 a fat based emulsifiers is added if it is from pork fat then Halal original ground turmeric became Haram. This fat based emulsifier Polysorbate 60 or 80 is called processing aid ingredient or hidden ingredient to turmeric and will not declare on ingredients statement.
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