Popular High Protein Chocolate Bars Banned In Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health of Qatar has stated that high protein bars from Mars, Bounty, Snickers, and Milky Way are banned in Qatar because it contains protein from non-halal source.

These products do not comply with the halal requirements observed by Muslims and were recalled from the market. However, the regular products (chocolate bars) from the same brand, differ from these high protein chocolate bars and are still allowed to be sold in the market.

The Ministry has also announced the public not to buy the products online or from personal sources as it has not met the halal requirements set by the Ministry. Precautionary measures have also been taken by authorities to prevent the entry of these products into the area.

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