Islamic Law strongly emphasizes hygiene and it includes every aspect of personal hygiene, dress, equipment and premise where food is processed or prepared. The objective is to ensure that food produced is absolutely clean and not harmful to health of\ human beings. Hygiene can be defined as being free from filth, dirt, and prohibited materials; not clean according to Islamic Laws. Several of the aspects Islamic Law emphasizes include:

    Premises used for the manufacture, preparation and sale of food and drinks must be clean and           free from any elements that can cause infestation from flies, rats, cockroaches, lizards and                   other  similar pests.

     Workers in food factories must be healthy, and wear clean protective clothing to prevent dirt                                                                                                                                      contamination.

     Equipment used must be clean and washed frequently to ensure cleanliness. Methods of washing are by rinsing with clean running water. Islamic Law allows            some saline mixtures.

     Toilet and wash rooms must be cleansed regularly with an effective de-contaminant as they can be a source of harmful germs and bacteria.

 The following guideline is provided for cleaning protocols

    
COSMETICS/CLEANERS/SPRAYS
           Cosmetics, Cleaners, Sprays and similar items made from plants and chemicals are permissible except those that are poisonous and harmful to health and            should  not contain filth and Alchohal.

    CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT
           Clothing and equipment which are made from plants, animal hairs except from pigs and dogs, bones from animals which are Halal, animal skins which have                    been preserved by tanning except pig and dog skin are all permitted to be used.