Food Laws in the Bible
The consumption of food and drink was subject to certain restrictions that became the basis for later Jewish dietary practices.
According to Mosaic law, if any of the unclean creeping things dies and falls into a clay water pot, the water is to be considered unclean, and a source of contamination. The clay pot must be broken and if the carcass of a creeping thing touches the oven, it must be broken as well (Leviticus 11:33-35).
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