Frog Feces Are Impure and Its Meat Is Forbidden to Eat
Fatwa No: 433090

  • Fatwa Date:2-12-2020 - Rabee' Al-Aakhir 17, 1442
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Question

Are frog faeces considered najis?

Answer

All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His slave and Messenger.

According to the view of many scholars, it is forbidden to eat the meat of the frog.

Ibn Qudaamah  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  him said in Al-Mughni:

"'All that is hunted from the sea is permissible to eat, except for the frog.' 'And this is also the view of Ash-Shaafi’i.'" [End of quote]

He also said:

"As for the frog: 'The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) forbade killing it.' [An-Nasaa’i] This indicates that it is forbidden." [End of quote]

Based on that, the frog excrement is considered impure.

Mukhtasar Al-Kharaqi reads:

"Whatever comes out of a person or a beast whose meat is not permissible to eat, whether it is urine or otherwise, is impure."

For more benefit on the Hadeeth forbidding killing frogs, please refer to Fatwa 353896.

Allah Knows best.

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