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    • Rules of Taqlīd
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    • Rules of Eating & Drinking
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      Rules of Eating & Drinking

      To Consume Brewer's Yeast
      There is no objection to consuming brewer's yeast unless it is intoxicant.

      Right of Passers-by to Tree Fruits
      One may eat the fruits of a tree which grows in a road or a tree some of whose branches came out of the garden provided that: a) he does not go there to eat the fruits, b) he does not harm/damage a part of the tree and c) to eat there and does not carry the fruits to another place.

      Gelatin Imported from Non-Islamic Countries
      One may eat food containing gelatin provided that one knows it is obtained from the bone of a ḥalāl meat animal like a cow.

      Doubted Gelatin
      To transform materials from religiously edible or non-edible animals into gelatin is not categorized as istiḥālah (metamorphosis). But, if there are two — ḥalāl and ḥarām — types of gelatin and you do not know the one you want to eat belongs to which group, it is ruled to be ḥalāl.

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