A person asked Maulana Makki AL Hijazi about the alcohol in the Pepsi situation and about the other beverages, he replied that first of all, you should do research on it, he said even if it is not Haram there is a doubt which should be cleared. He said some Islamic scholars say that it has pepsin mixed in it, some say it has caffeine in it, some say it has touch of alcohol. He said to try to stay away from the things that are in doubt of being halal or haram. He said no one in our ancestors has died because of not drinking these beverages. He said these are the reasons today’s 20-year-old boys are old, he said these things were no present in the past and people had long healthy lives. These are the things that are destroying us and our health. He said researches have been done on this matter and they all show that these things affect our health a lot. He advised staying away from these things.