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Recognizing The Pork Terms in Product Composition

As Muslims, it needs to be careful in consuming a product. Choosing products labelled halal MUI is the easiest and best effort to select what will be consumed.

In addition, the consumers can also see a list of ingredients on the packaging or ask the owner or chef of the restaurant regarding the ingredients and how the product is made. The following is a summary from various sources related to various pork terms in the composition of products from various languages.

1. Pig: a young pig, weighing less than 50kg.

2. Pork: meat comes from pork to be cooked.

3. Swine: term for the entire collection of pig species.

4. Hog: adult pig, weighing more than 50kg.

5. Boar: a wild boar

6. Lard: a semi-solid white fat product obtained by rendering the fatty tissue of the pig to make cooking oil and soap.

7. Bacon: sliced ??animal meat, especially pork.

8. Ham: meat on the thigh of a pork.

9. Sow: adult sow.

10. Sow milk: pork milk

11. Porcine: something related to or derived from pork, found in many medicines.

12. Bak: pork in Chinese.

13. Char Siu: roast pork (barbecue).

14. Cu Nyuk: pork in Khek/Hakka.

15. Zhu Rou: pork in Mandarin.

16. Dwaeji: pork in Korean.

17. Tonkatsu: sliced ??pork in Japanese cuisine.

18. Tonkotsu: ramen that comes with pork.

19. Yakibuta: roast pork in Japanese.

20. My conscience: pork in Japanese.

21. Nibuta: a dish of pork shoulder in Japan.

22. B2: the term food made from pork in Indonesia.

23. Khinzir: pork in Arabic and Malay.

24. Kakuni: food from boiled pork belly in Japanese cuisine.

Since there are a lot of pork terms, the Muslim consumers need to be aware of the various products sold in the market. The list of halal products can be checked through the halalmui.org website and the HalalMUI application. (YN)

Sources: 

  • food.detik.com
  • idntimes.com

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