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Basar b'chalav. The prohibition against eating, cooking, or benefiting from meat and milk together.

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Acquisition of meat/dairy status from contact with clean utensil [closed]

According to kashrut laws, if there is a container of cold, pareve food (such as a bag of flour or a jar of peanut butter), does using a clean dairy or meat utensil to scoop out some amount of the ...
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Is it a problem to rest a hot meat pan on a table, remove it, and then immediately after rest a hot dairy pan on the same spot?

Is it a problem to rest a hot meat pan on a table, remove it, and then immediately after rest a hot dairy pan on the same spot? I've heard from a rabbi that if the table/countertops is a little bit ...
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Saying bracha on dairy product before 6 hours have run? [duplicate]

Is there an accepted practice on what you are supposed to do if you thought 6 hours had run and say a bracha on a glass of milk but then you realize right before drinking it that it has not been 6 ...
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Where is the source for waiting an hour after eating dairy?

There are those (eg. Chabad) who have a custom to wait an hour after eating dairy before eating meat. I was told that the source is in the Zohar. Can anyone point to the exact origin of this custom?...
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Can a jew buy pepperoni/sausage pizza for a non-jew [duplicate]

Can a Jew buy (for his own money) pepperoni/sausage pizza for his non-jewish employee as a treat/tip? For example in honor of the jew's birthday (meat an milk (that was heated together is forbidden ...
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What sources discuss whether a pareve dish can be used in the same oven as meat and/or dairy consecutively?

Suppose a pie dish was used only for making fruit pie, and has never contained any dairy or meat. Suppose it spends time cooking inside an oven that also contained chicken and meat. The question is,...
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Why is the wait between meat and milk not halachically calculated?

Why don’t we use halachic hours to calculate how long you should wait in between eating meat and milk or vise verse? This would make a significant difference in different seasons like winter and ...
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Meals that start with dairy and end with meat?

We may eat meat shortly after eating dairy. But meals are never served that way. That is, serving dairy hors d'oeuvre followed by a meat meal. Why not? Is there a rabbinical prohibition against ...
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Can parve food cooked in dairy pot be served on a meaty plate?

Can parve food cooked in dairy pot be served on a meaty plate? Note that the parve food is served chilled after it was refrigerated in a parve container. EDIT: The food is a parve drink with kosher ...
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To shake milk that fell in a meat pot

In the Mishna Chullin 8.3 there are two versions. The issue is about a drop of milk that fell on a pot of meat on the fire. First version: טיפת חלב שנפלה על החתיכה, אם יש בה בנותן טעם באותה חתיכה, ...
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For a person who doesn't eat dairy are there any halachic or health issues with using a meaty pot to cook all food and drink?

If someone never eats dairy (and won't be sharing with people who do), is there any halachic problem with using a meaty pot to cook all their food? Would the same apply to someone who eats meat, but ...
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What's worse: eating a cheeseburger or eating pork?

Both eating a non-kosher cheeseburger and pork are assur, but suppose one is stuck on a desert island and has only these two options (the bun has already been eaten). What should one do? Is eating ...
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Are crayons allowed?

If a non-toxic (but also non-food) wax crayon is known/suspected to contain both meat (e.g. stearic acid; see e.g. here) and milk (e.g. dairy-derived palmitic acid), may one use it or does it qualify ...
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Non-toxic crayon bliyoth

Would a non-toxic, non-food substance, such as crayons, intentionally melted in a pan render it unkosher? Does it matter if the crayons are known/suspected to contain both milk and meat (e.g. tallow/...
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Can one eat together two salads with onions (charif) cut with different knives?

Two salads have been prepared and both have raw onions. One salad was prepared with meaty utensils and the other prepared with dairy utensils. The onions were chopped with their respective knives. All ...
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Change drinking glasses between fish and meat?

The Rema writes (YD 88:2) that two guests eating at the same table, one eating cheese and the other meat, should be careful not to drink from the same cup, because the food gets stuck to the cup. ...
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Waiting 3 hours to eat dairy after eating meat [duplicate]

Is it true that there is no true halachic time one must wait to eat dairy after eating meat for Ashkenazim? (Of course, eating it in the same meal is a sin, and is not allowed!) So by waiting 3 hours ...
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Cheese cooked in meat pan?

If one cooks cheese (Grilled cheese) in a meat pan, does it make the cheese not kosher, and therefore a sin? List sources please.
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How is batel beshishim verified practically?

I understand the general rule that if there is a mixture of meat and milk and the meat is < 1/60 of the milk it is a dairy product, or if the milk is < 1/60 of the meat it is a meat product. If ...
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Can one use a gas grill for both meat and dairy (i.e. pizza)?

Can a meat grill be used to cook dairy, like pizza? If so, what must one do to prepare it for the dairy?
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Whence “בחזקת בשרי”?

Besides the main categories of meat, dairy, and pareve (non-meat, non-dairy) foods, two special subcategories of pareve foods are relevant to halacha (e.g. Yore Dea 93): pareve food cooked using clean ...
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Is the impossible burger possibly kosher?

According to a recent article in Haaretz: The trail-blazing Impossible Burger, the world’s only kosher cheeseburger, created sustainably, is now officially on the Orthodox Union’s kosher database ...
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A drop of milk gets into the chicken soup, can one still eat the soup? [closed]

I think it has something to do with the 1/60 rule but I don't know what that is.
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In food service, does the separation of pareve and meat require less policing than the separation of kosher and non-kosher?

At the market where I buy groceries, there’s a deli counter under kosher supervision, selling fish and meat. When I buy fish, the clerk puts on a new pair of rubber gloves, takes a fresh piece of ...
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Putting Oreos in your Cholent

According to the certifying agency of Nabisco Oreo cookies, which are marked OU-D: The equipment is not necessarily cleaned before the production of these cookies, and there may be a small amount ...
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“Milky” chocolate does not have milk as ingredient - implications? [duplicate]

The hechsher on this chocolate says it is milky but it contains no milk. How is that possible? Would it be wrong for me to eat it after a meaty meal and if so why?
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Hot pareve pot on fleishig (or milkhig surface)

If one's intention is to keep food pareve, is it permissible to put a hot pot (above yad soledes), full of pareve liquid onto a meat or dairy surface? Does the pareve liquid become fleishig/milkhig? ...
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Milk & Meat by milk of a dead cow?

Someone told me today that they thought it was permitted to mix milk and meat if the milk was extracted from a dead cow (ie by cooking its udder). However I was unable to confirm in my googling. Has ...
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Are locusts parve?

One of my friends is Sephardi. He eats locusts, sometimes. I know that locusts are categorized as שרצים - "creeping things" and are not in the same category as the other kosher animals that need to ...
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Word for “strictly” parve

What word do people use to identify something as completely parve--that is, kosher to eat with meat or milk--as distinct from "b'chezkat chalavi/basari"/DE/nat bar nat? Would it be correct to say "l'...
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Mixing milk and meat in a compost bin

Is it forbidden to benefit from milk and meat being mixed together in a compost, for example, or is it okay to benefit since the meat and milk were not cooked together?
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Food warmed in a non-kosher microwave assur b'han'ah?

If someone warmed pareve food in a dirty microwave that has been used to cook basar b'chalav and there is remnants of that food in the microwave, or he warmed milchig or fleishig food in a dirty ...
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Why can I eat milk where someone else eats non-kosher meat?

I understand (though I've no good source at the moment) that two people (who know one another well enough that they may come to share food) may not eat meat and milk within arm's-reach at the same ...
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Why is breast milk considered parve?

Refer to this question regarding whether an adult is allowed to drink human breast milk. While there is controversy about the health benefits of drinking breast milk, some doctors recommend it for ...
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If the whole vessel's volume counts in 1/60, why don't we wait?

Although this is a really basic quesiton, the topic is way beyond my education, so please excuse the lack of sources, background knowledge and proper terms, and please help me improve. I understand ...
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Meat and milk with removable orthodontics

Is a person required to have different removable orthodontics (e.g. retainer, active plate etc.) for consuming meat and dairy?
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Bracha on food and drinks eaten between dairy/meat/fish?

I do not know the answer to this, even though it comes up every Shabbos. My usual behavior is not to make a bracha on the glass of juice between fish and meat. I don't know if this is correct. I ...
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discarding hot meat/dairy on top of dairy/meat

At lunch at work today, an irreligious Jewish coworker asked a religious one why we don't need separate meat and dairy trash receptacles. After all, we separate meat and dairy otherwise. The religious ...
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Can a דבר חריף transfer בליעות into a כלי without heat?

An onion is cut into small pieces with a fleishig knife. Then the pieces of onion are chopped in a food processor that was recently used to proses dairy. The onion is obviously treif, but what is the ...
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Is an animal raised on basar bechalav feed permissible

Veal can be raised on formula that contains basar bechalav (a meat and milk mixture) which is asur behana'ah (forbidden to derive benefit from). Would this isur cause the meat from animals exclusively ...
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מבטל איסור בשוגג

Milk fell into a pot of meat. Before you realized that the milk fell in, you added water to the pot. Then you found out that milk fell into the pot before you added water. Without the added water you ...
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בשר בחלב coupon

Can I give a בשר בחלב restaurant coupon to a goy that would allow him to get a free בשר בחלב meal? Would this be considered getting הנאה from בשר בחלב? (Assume this coupon can only be redeemed for a ...
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Source for cooked milk and בשר חיה ועוף being אסור בהנאה

בשר חיה ועוף cooked with milk are אסור to eat מדרבנן. Mistama, that means that the מחבר holds that it's מותר to get הנאה from this mixture. What I want to know is... Are there any שיטות that hold you ...
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Must one have separate meat and dairy tablecloths? [duplicate]

Growing up, my mom, a"h, insisted on changing tablecloths for meat and dairy meals. We had separate tablecloths, and we couldn't eat meat on the dairy cloth or dairy on the meat cloth. Is this ...
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Is smoke a problem like zeya?

I know that zeya (steam, kinda) is a problem in cooking milk and meat. Also heat can be a problem. My friend recently burned some burgers in his oven (we think it was a grease fire), and watched ...
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Does toasting Thomas's English Muffins make that toaster dairy?

Thomas's English muffins contain whey from a dairy source. Does toasting the muffin make the toaster dairy? Concern: Is the amount of dairy in the muffin less than 1/60 of the ingredients?
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Trying to find a quote of the Cheshek Shlomo

I'm trying to find the source of a quote I saw. I was reading an article about test tube beef and came across the following: [Rabbi Menachem] Genack noted another source for viewing cultured meat ...
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May one buy from a store that serves basar b'chalav?

Chullin 115b provides several sources that one may not derive benefit from basar b'chalav. Say that there's a shop that sells basar b'chalav, but also sells sealed bottles of water or kosher sodas. ...
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History of separating milk and meat dishes

What are the origins of having separate milk and meat dishes? It seems to be a generally accepted practice, and there are many Acharonim that talk about it. Where was the idea first introduced and how ...
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Waiting times after fleishig based on amount?

On the tzad that you wait one hour, it's based on the time it takes for food to begin digestion. Is there a difference between whether one has just a little bit of meat, which takes shorter to break ...