It is imperative for a Muslim to purchase and consume food that is Halaal, pure and wholesome. Halaal consumption is a critical requirement for the protection of Imaan (faith) and spiritual progess. Islam deplores impermissible consumption to the extent that dining at a place where alcohol is served is detested.
The year-end period generally sees companies and individuals providing a treat for their faithful employees and well-wishers for their good performance and support. Whilst this is a noble initiative, extravagant spending and wastage has become synonymous with such functions. Statistics related to food wastage are quite shocking especially when many people around us live without sustenance.