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Halal Compliant, What Does That Mean?
Pre Brand's 100% grass fed & finished beef is Halal Compliant. All of our beef sourced from New Zealand and Australia is certified Halal. It is harvested according to Halal principles and has received a third party audit. We import our beef with a Halal certification. Our processing facility outside Chicago is Halal certified, handling only Pre beef - no chicken or pork. We grind and cut our beef at the Halal-certified facility. Look for the Halal logo on our package when purchasing in-store.
Halal is an Arabic term which describes a specific object or action that is in accordance with Islamic law. It is the opposite being Haram. As it applies to food, Halal is essentially a dietary standard. While the requirements for Halal do have a specific religious origin, everyone can benefit from eating Halal compliant foods.
Halal's Requirements Align with Pre
Some of the requirements a food must meet in order to be Halal align with the standards at Pre. Like our beef, Halal beef must have an all-natural diet that does not include any animal by-products. It cannot have added hormones, antibiotics, or any artificial ingredients. We apply these same standards to all our products, making Pre a great source for Halal ground beef and Halal steak.
One of the halal requirements is that an animal’s blood must be fully drained after slaughter. Fully draining the blood from halal beef eliminates most harmful bacteria. Poorly treated animals, especially during harvesting, experience stress or fear that can impact the quality and taste of their meat - not just a human experience.There are a variety of factors that can cause such emotions – lengthy transport, certain noises, inactivity, lack of fresh water, and more. With Halal meat, animals experience next to no stress throughout their lives, are unconcious prior to slaughter and the prayer "In the name of God, God is Most Great" (Quran 6:118–121) is recited."
With Halal compliant foods, there are a few guidelines and safety measures which then ensure a healthier, higher quality product than your average cut of beef. Raising animals in accordance with Halal’s standards live a far better life than they would on a commercial farm. To meet Halal requirements, we feed and give water to the animals before being ethically slaughtered. Farmers, like those we source our beef from, adhere to strict ethical practices to deliver a cut of beef that is more hygienic, healthier, and better tasing.
Purchase Halal Compliant Beef
In purchasing halal compliant beef, you’ll know that the animal it was sourced from was treated ethically and cared for. When you eat Halal beef you’ll get the peace of mind that the animal it came from had a happy and full life prior to ending up on your plate. This makes foods like Halal beef an extremely beneficial choice for Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
At Pre we offer you a variety of 100% grass fed & finished beef products and cuts. All of which meet the Halal standards and are Keto certified and Paleo certified. You can shop our selection and then get inspired with recipes or learn more about cooking and beef in general with our various .