kashrut

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kash·rut

also kash·ruth  (käsh′rəth, -rəs, käsh-ro͞ot′)
n.
1. The state of being kosher.
2. The body of Jewish dietary law.

[Mishnaic Hebrew kašrût, from kāšēr, fitting; see kosher.]
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Eating pork products is forbidden in Jewish kosher law.
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Specifically, kosher poultry is treated with salt to draw out the bird's blood, consumption of which is forbidden under kosher law. The process also requires extra rinsing and forbids the use of hot water at any stage of processing.
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