One of the well-known snacks is Doritos chips. So it okay for Muslims to consume it? Are Doritos halal or not?
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There are many ways for people to fill their free time, one of which is by reading books, scrolling through social media while accompanied by snacks.
Are Doritos Halal or Haram?
Doritos are Partially Halal.
Doritos products that are spread in countries such as South Africa and Indonesia have obtained halal verification from local Muslim organizations.
However, PepsiCo (owner of the Doritos brand) confirmed that Doritos products in non-Muslim majority countries such as UK, USA and Canada have not been labeled halal due to several the variant that lists “cheese” and “whey” as ingredients which mean it contains animal enzymes so it is not halal.
- Doritos confirmed this on their official Twitter.
Is It Safe For Muslims To Eat?
It is safe for Muslims to only consume Doritos variants which are completely free from any animal fat or other animal-based ingredients, such as the Doritos Spicy Sweet Chilli flavour.
For a Muslim, consuming halal food is an obligation that has been ordered by Allah. Therefore, always make sure that your food is halal before eating it, especially if the food is produced from a non-Muslim-majority country like Doritos.
Due to differences in ingredient lists between markets, Muslim customers are kindly advised to carefully read the ingredient list on each product before purchasing to ensure you are receiving a vegan variety that is free of animal-based gelatin.
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