M&M’s are not halal – Social media community reacts to the news

M&M’s are one of the most loved and popular snacks, the best ones for travelling and when on the go. They are popularly consumed in Pakistan as well.  “Colorful button-shaped chocolates” are preferred nibbles and munching bites for a quick flavour change. But there has been one question that has been consistently brought up by their main customer market: are M&M’s halal?

The question has been raised by the Muslim community times and times again as the rumours, like other products manufactured internationally, suggested it has some ingredients that may not be agreeable with the Halal Muslim lifestyle. However, M&M’s London seems to confirm it as well.

Responding to a recent query on Twitter regarding it the product is Halal or Haram, the snack manufacturing company confirmed that it uses additives that come from animal products, which may not be deemed Halal. Here is what they had to say:

”Hi, thanks for getting in touch. M&M’s are not suitable for a Halal diet. We use additives that come from animal products when we’re making M&M’s and traces of these can be found in the sweets. Kind regards.”


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”We sell quality products all over the world & seek to meet our consumers’ needs in each market where we operate. In some countries, this includes certifying our products as Halal. Where we have Halal-certified products, this is indicated on the product packaging.”

People, however, have shown their shock with the new claims that have come forward. Here is what they had to say:

https://twitter.com/musafurber/status/1108636091051982851

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