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Islam does not accept food wastage at any time

Scholars encourage giving of excess food to others, especially to neighbours

Nada Altaher/Omnia Fahim
15 Jun 2016 | 10:30 am
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Food wastage is not only an ethical issue during Ramadan, but a religious one too that should be severely limited during the month.

To outline Islam’s stance on food wastage, Gulf News contacted the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (Awqaf) hotline.

“It is not acceptable in Islam to waste food as Allah forbade Muslims to do so.”

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Staff Reporter, Gulf News