If the prohibition of eating prohibited foods does not take place until it passes ones throat (Hanaat Grono), would chewing fruits and vegetables (that have a bug concern) very well be enough to remove the issue of eating bugs?

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    Are teeth fine enough to damage the really small bugs? Are you asking for the Metziut or if this would be halachically permissible?
    – Double AA
    Commented Oct 31, 2016 at 3:56
  • Tasting Issurim can be problematic too.
    – Double AA
    Commented Oct 31, 2016 at 3:57
  • Bitul Isur lechathilla is prohibited
    – kouty
    Commented Oct 31, 2016 at 4:19
  • This is not nullifying lechathila, as you don't even know if there's a bug in it
    – Yishaq
    Commented Oct 31, 2016 at 4:20
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    You are assuming the concept of berya was predicated on swallowing said berya whole?
    – user6591
    Commented Nov 2, 2016 at 15:18


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