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Purchasing fries and fritters from a restaurant that sells alcohol

Fatwaa ID: 1632

Assalamualikm warahmatullahi wabarakatu mufti saab, is it permissible to buy and eat food like plain chips/ bhajias from a restaurant that also sells alcohol

In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

If there is a possibility of cross-contamination, then one must avoid purchasing and eating fries and fritters from such restaurants. If there is no possibility of cross-contamination, then too one should avoid purchasing from there. Such places should not be supported. Likewise, one should ensure that his honor and dignity is not compromised. If one does purchase in the absence of cross-contamination, then he may not sit and eat there.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York

01/28/1445 AH – 08/15/2023 CE | AML1-8188

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


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