It says it’s halal, but is it?

What’s It Like to Produce and Consume Halal Meat in America?

The sticker says the meat is halal, but is it? Halal food has become a $20 billion industry in the US but it remains one of the least regulated—it’s the fourth most susceptible to labeling fraud in the entire food industry. On this episode, a journey into the messy business of halal meat regulation in America to find out who actually gets to label something as halal in the US.

Credits: Produced, reported, sound designed, and featuring original music by Salman Ahad Khan. Edited by Curtis Fox, with additional editorial support from Amanda Aronczyk and Meg Cramer. Special thanks to Sohaira Siddiqui.