To take even animal life, requires that the shochet be wholly attuned to the serious nature of the slaughter and never callous or uncaring.
After an animal has been butchered, inspected, and forbidden parts removed, the meat still needs to have as much blood removed as possible.
Even if an animal is killed appropriately, it is still possible for it to be considered non-kosher if that the animal was ill or maimed.
In general, one should only consume processed foods prepared under the supervision of a rabbi or an accepted kashrut supervision agency.
Halakhah specifically encourages us to separate meat and dairy products and prohibits us from eating them together.
The Torah says which animals are kosher and may be eaten (after an appropriate process) and which animals are not.
The Torah requires specific methods of slaughter, inspection, and preparation before acceptable animals may be eaten.
Mistakes will happen in a kosher kitchen. While some are easily corrected, others require a bit more effort. Here’s what you do.
It is not forbidden for Jewish individuals to feed their pets non-kosher food, but to keep pet food away from kosher utensils and dishes.