The history of halal

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Fried fish halal over rice Photo credit: Jason Lam/CC 2.0 via Flickr

Rules governing food consumption—separating pure from impure—have always existed in Islam. Febe Armanios is an Associate Professor of History at Middlebury College and Boğaç Ergene is a Professor of History at the University of Vermont. Together they’ve written a comprehensive history of halal food.