Fatwa ID: 04949
Answered by: Maulana Yusuf Khan
Is Escargot halal?
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Escargots are not permissible as they have been classified as ‘khabaa’ith’ impure like insects.
“O ye who believe! Eat of the good things wherewith We have provided you, and render thanks to Allah if it is (indeed) He whom ye worship” [ Surah Baqarah v.172]
Only Allah knows best
Written by Maulana Yusuf Khan
Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah
Darul Ifta Birmingham