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Does the one in sixty rule nullify the existence of insects?

Although, in most cases, something prohibited which is mixed with something permitted may be eaten if there is sixty times one to the other—this is not the case with insects.

Why not?

An insect comes under the category of a biryah, or a being. A biryah is something which:

1. Is or had been alive5.
2. Is whole6.

No matter what quantity biryah is mixed into—the mixture is not permissible 7One in sixty does not apply.


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