Is this statement authentically attributed to Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)?
“Beware of excessive meat, for it has an addiction similar to that of wine”- ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)
Yes, it is. This narration of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu) is recorded in Muwatta Imam Malik.
(Muwatta Imam Malik, Hadith: 2702)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar