What is Halal?
Halal is a term in Islam. The Arabic word halal means permitted, allowed. The opposite of halal is haram, forbidden. According to Islam there is no doubt that people may eat animals if it's Halal..
First, the eating of certain prohibited animals: pigs, as most people know. Even animals that appear to be found dead without being deliberately slaughtered by someone, may not be eaten. Fish are halal. When an animal is slaughtered, it should be in the name of God (Allah).