Kopi Luwak (Luwak Coffee) is a special type of coffee that is made from coffee beans that have been eaten by a Civet who then excreted as a whole together with its Feces.
According to coffee lovers, the taste of Kopi Luwak is so special that the price per cup is very expensive.
Recently, the Indonesian Moslems Council (MUI) have been thinking about issuing a Fatwa (Edict) that forbid Moslem drinking Kopi Luwak.The reason is because Kopi Luwak has gone through a process similar to the extraction of the Civet's Feces which is considered as Najis i.e. cannot be consumed.
But after several days, the MUI decided that Kopi Luwak can be consumed by Moslems if the beans are cleaned properly.
MUI 's said decision will surely make the producers and sellers of Kopi Luwak very happy. Therefore, I would not be surprise if they launch massive advertisement saying that Kopi Luwak is 100% Halal (permitted).
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