A Study of The Food Fraud Regulations in Islamic Sharia Law: A Systematic Review Approach

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Omar Abu Al-Majd Mohamad


This study aims to examine how both secular and Islamic literature addressed the issue of food fraud from a pedagogical perspective. The study compared the aspects of differences and similarities about how both Islamic sharia literatures address the concept of food fraud and that of the secular literature and how each separate category affects the behaviors and the ethical code of conduct of the learners. The study has adopted a systematic review that    standardized guidelines in systematic searching, reviewing, critiquing, analyzing synthesizing, and reporting of findings from multiple publications on a topic/domain of interest literature on food fraud prevention spanning from 2014 to 2021. The systematic of literature aims help to researcher to answer the following questions: what are the differences and similarities between food prevention in the Islamic sharia and the common laws? Could the Islamic sharia food regulations prevent the spread of food fraud? How do sharia food regulations work?   What is the impact of the food regulations upon the spread of food fraud in the secular system? The study has found that the Islamic sharia law regulations of food fraud prevention could help prevent food fraud because it draws on both religious and legal aspects. Although the western laws concerning the prevention of food fraud depend only secular vision, they are more successful in preventing food fraud than the sharia regulations. This can be explained in relation two things: the first is that the secular laws are reinforced by the power of the law. The second is that secular are more consistent with the complexities of the contemporary world. 

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Omar Abu Al-Majd Mohamad. (2022). A Study of The Food Fraud Regulations in Islamic Sharia Law: A Systematic Review Approach. BiLD Law Journal, 7(2), 107–114. Retrieved from https://bildbd.com/index.php/blj/article/view/261 (Original work published November 20, 2022)