What is Halal?

Halal means permissible in Arabic. Halal food means food which are permissible to eat for Muslims. The food which are prohibited are 1. Pigs 2. Alcohol and Intoxicants 3. Blood 4. Animals which are slaughtered with the name other than Allah (every animals need to be slaughtered by Muslim with the name of Allah) 5. Animals died in wild