HAWWAM - Creatures included in AMNA's Hawwam classification include: frogs, snails, insects (except the locust), spiders worms, snakes, scorpions, most lizards and rodents such as mice and rodents. Mold, fungus, bacteria and yeast are not hawwam.
Islamic Prohibition against HAWWAM animals:
Islam, through Jurisprudence, forbids eating all insects (save the locust), crawling and slithering animals. As a group, these animals are called hawwam as well as hasharaat al-ardh, in Arabic, but are simply known as 'vermin' and 'pests' in English.
[ HAWWAM in Quran & Hadith ]
AMNA's Criteria for HAWWAM:
The table below describes our criteria for judging a FOOD as HAWWAM. Helpful icons make it easy to judge foods at a glance.
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