In Japan, finding Halal products has become easier in recent years, but not all of everyday essential products.
Also, if you are not living near a Halal shop, not only you are going to spend a considerable amount of time, but also pay for transportation every time you need to buy something.
Having free time for shopping and transportation cost, are not the only obstacles that Muslims living in Japan have; especially newcomers may spend hours in supermarkets reading foods’ labels to make sure they do not contain Haram ingredients.
Dr. M. Amjad Khan: In nearly all the western countries including Europe, the primary choice for meat is PIG. There are a lot of farms in these countries to breed this animal. In France alone, Pig Farms account for more than 42,000. PIGS have the highest quantity of FAT in their body than any other animal. But Europeans and Americans try to avoid fats. Thus, where does the fat from these pigs go?