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Halal Meat , the heathy alternative!

In a society dominated with steroid injected meats and chemically processed foods, there has been a wave of change calling for healthier foods free of these additives. More and more people are studying the sources of meat—how the animals have lived, what they ate, how they were treated—to check if it’s up to proper standards. More often than not, it isn’t. In contrast, halal meat is a possibility that highlights respect for the animals, and continuously emphasizes the meat’s freshness. Muslims traditionally consume halal food, yet as others have come to know of it, many non-Muslims have preferred it as well. By definition, “halal” is an Arabic word meaning lawful or permissible. In order for the meat to be considered halal, the animal has to be raised on organic feed, treated humanely and live in an environment that is natural to its species. The animal, during its life, should not be abused or fed by-products of other animals, for this can cause cross-contamination and releases toxins th…