Date Added : 02-11-2015

Resolution No.(149), (14/2010) by the Board of Iftaa`, Research and Islamic Studies: "Ruling on Consuming a Product Extracted from Crocodile Bones"
Date: 2/9/1431 A.H, corresponding to 12/8/2010 A.D



All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of The Worlds; and may His blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Mohammad and upon all his family and companions.
During its ninth session held on the above given date, the Board reviewed the following question:
Question: What is the ruling on consuming a food supplement extracted from crocodile bones?
Answer: After extensive deliberating, the Board decided what follows:
It is permissible to consume products that contain substances extracted from crocodile flesh or bone based on the Malikite Madhab(school of thought) and one narration of the Shafites and the Hanbalites, who permit eating crocodiles. And Allah knows best.



Head of the Iftaa` Board, The Grand Mufti of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, His Grace Sheikh Abdulkareem Al-Khasawneh
Vice Head of the Iftaa` Board, Dr. Ahmad Hilayel
Dr. Yahia Al-Botoosh/ Member
His Eminence, Sheikh Sa`ied Hijjawi/ Member
Dr. Mohammad Khair Al-Essa
Judge Sarrie Attieh
Dr. Abdulrahman Ibbdah/ Member
Dr. Mohammad Oklah/ Member
Dr. Abduln`nassir Abu Al Bass`al/ Member
Dr. Mohammad Al-Khalayleh/ Member
Dr. Mohammad Al-Gharaibeh/ Member
Executive Secretary of the Iftaa` board, Dr. Ahmad Al-Has`sanat