The Shulchan Aruch in siman 469 and 476 lays out the concerns we have that someone might mistake you main course for a real Korban Pesach. This includes not saying 'this meat is for Peasach' and not eating certain foods roasted. Some Achronim there extend these enactments even further, the details of which are not my concern here.

My question is why are we so concerned about mixing up the meat with a real Korban? To put it in perspective, we don't find an concern on Succos or Shvuos that one might think you are eating a Shlamim. So why here?

  • Because the Samaritains were (and are) still doing it? Combined with the fact that eating davka roasted meat is more rare (evidenced by the question about it in the Ma Nishtana). – Yishai Mar 24 '15 at 17:46
  • @Yishai these are good points. I would at least +1 if you converted this to an answer. But on a side point, finding someone with a roasted sheep doesn't seem to be an issue of us suspecting him of Samaritan heresy. Its at worst a kodshim issue. – user6591 Mar 24 '15 at 17:58
  • Just to add to Yishai's point, I know a Kaarite Jew, and he told me they do a Korban Pesach every year. – Menachem Mar 24 '15 at 20:22
  • I'm not totally satisfied with those points to make an answer, especially when it is just speculation. Another point is that a Korban Pesach is Hutra B'Tuma, so there is more reason to think you brought one than a Shlamim. – Yishai Mar 25 '15 at 16:45
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    "Pesach" is the name of a Korban. If you bought meat for Sukkot and said "This is for Shalmei Simcha" that'd probably be a problem too. – Double AA Apr 10 '16 at 7:08

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