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Questions about meat and its derivatives. But for questions about combining milk and meat, use the basar-bechalav tag instead.

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Why are we so concerned about mistaking meat on Pesach?

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 ...
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Can salami mold make dry-aged salami un-kosher?

I am making beef salami, using kosher meat, and I would like to know if the mold that is introduced to form on the outside can make it non-kosher. Background info Dry aged meats take advantage of a '...
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Why is Tzaara'as considered a Sakana?

The Shulchan Aruch in Orach Chaim 173:2 writes: בין בשר לדגים חובה ליטול משום דקשה לדבר אחר וחמירא סכנתא מאיסורא There is an obligation to wash one's hands between fish and meat because it causes &...
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Penalty for eating meat prior to it being permitted

Prior to the flood, mankind was not allowed to eat meat (Sanhedrin 59b, various other sources and interpretations here). During this time, was there a penalty for killing and eating an animal, just as ...
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waiting after meat, in contexts other than basar bechalav

Waiting after meat before milk comes from a concern of either the taste being still in your throat or particles still in your teeth and you are eating that with milk. Do we apply this in other cases ...
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Can possibly "meaty" rice be used in sushi rolls?

I know that there is a prohibition to eat meat and fish together. But, I'm not sure if this prohibition applies to these two actual items or to other items that may have touched one of these two. For ...
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Prohibition of Meat and Wine on the 9th of Av

Is there a specific prohibition against the consumption of meat and wine of the 9th of Av besides for the general obligation to fast? This question makes a difference in the case of someone who is ...
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Why is eating chazir (pig) a "worse" issur than eating a nevelah (animal that wasn't shechted properly)?

Rashi writes in Chulin Daf 106a that בשר חזיר חמור מנבלה דאית ביה תרי איסורי (Eating) pig meat is worse than (eating meat of) a nevelah (an animal that wasn't slaughtered properly), since there are ...
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Minhagim pertaining to the consumption of locust with other foods?

BS"D So based on the concept that locust are the only other "meat" that is parve besides fish, do the same or similar Halakhic or even minhag based restrictions apply to it? For instance its some ...
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Poskim who hold chalita is necessary?

Are there any famous rishonim or achronim (outside of Yemen & besides the Rambam) who hold doing chalita to meat is necessary?
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How exactly are dogs rewarded with tereifah?

Rashi on Shemos 22:30 says (on לכלב תשליכון אותו): אַף הַגּוֹי כַּכֶּלֶב; [...] אִם כֵּן מַה תַּ"לֹ לַכֶּלֶב? לְלַמֶּדְךָ שֶׁהַכֶּלֶב נִכְבָּד מִמֶּנּוּ, וְלִמֶּדְךָ הַכָּתוּב שֶׁאֵין הַקָּבָּ&...
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Kashrut of unsalted meat put into freezers

In Halacha, as a general rule, when you have meat which is unsalted, you have to soak it into water every 3 days to prevent the blood from making the meat un kosher. My question is, according to ...
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Are there any requirements in Kashrut about how livestock must be treated/reared during its life before reaching the slaughterhouse?

Obviously there are requirements that it must be actually slaughtered by a qualified slaughterer, using a sufficiently smooth and sharp knife, and the animal must then have been sufficiently healthy ...
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Eating meat in ראה

I was having a brief flick through the פרשה of ראה and it struck me that there seems to be a very strong theme of eating meat - 3 times a פסוק mentions eating meat to your heart's desire (or similar) ...
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What parts of an animal require kashering prior to eating?

I assume that the reason for koshering meat is to get rid of the blood. If that is the case, if someone eats gribenes, which are fried chicken skins, do the skins need to be koshered? What if one ...
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Prohibition of meat and fish

Is the prohibition against consuming meat and fish together considered d’rabbanan, minhag, or some other category? The main reason I ask is because the status of it binding can affect whether one is ...
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Remes - רֶמֶשׂ - in Genesis 9:3

In Genesis 9:3 Noah is told he can eat every moving thing that lives, but I have always had a problem with the translation of moving thing meaning every live animal. The word translated as moving ...
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Kosher or not: hind-quarters of sheep & cow?

Would some kind person advise me on the Halachic status of the hindquarters of a sheep or cow for kosher consumption on the table. It is my understanding that a leg of a lamb, for example, may be ...
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Why were birds considered to be flieishig (meat) but not fish?

I am basing this on what I had heard in yeshiva a while ago, so I don't know the exact source of the reasoning. My understanding is that according to the Torah, birds (poultry) were considered parve ...
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Roasting unsalted meat

What are the customs in the process of making meat edible by removing the blood through roasting? Specifically after the roasting do I need to wash the meat to eat it (not to cook it afterwards)? ...
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Passing meats during maggid

It says in pesachim that in the time of the beis hamikdash during maggid they would pass around small pieces of meats so the people are not starving. Is it still מותר to pass around meat?
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Parameters of the meat prohibition during the nine days

In SA OC 551 the minhag of not eating basar during the nine days is brought down. The term basar usually refers to meat or chicken but not to all fleishige products (considered fleishig halachically). ...
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