Originally Posted by SlaveOfGod
Asalaamu Alaikum, KFC chicken is very doubtful as they open and honestly claim to yse "stunning methods" to slaughter chickens and HFA accept these methods but the overwhelming majoriy of scholars do not accept that "Stunning methods" use to slaughter chickens conform with Islamic Slaughter criterea.
I myself have spoken to HFA on a number of occassions and they do not have scholarly backing for their certification nor do they ever monitor the takeaway or restaurant they are certifying. So how can they blindly certify a place halal when they never do any checks on them? Whereas HMC actively monitor randomly any place that they certify and have strict guidelines to ensure any place they are certifying meets Islamic slaughter critierea laid down by scholars.
So therefore it is best to keep away from any butchers, takeaway or restaurant serving chicken which has been slaughtered by "stunning".
Here is more about stunning:
Here are takeaways, restaurants and butchers throughout the UK which do not use stunning methods to slaughter animals:
Knowledge brings clarity to any matter so let us learn about this issue as we should be very careful as Muslims of what we put into our stomachs.
And Allah knows best in all matters