Alicja Kobistrzal
Alicja Kobistrzal voted up Rooster Cogburn's answer

In the Muslim's divine book, The Holy Qur'an forbids the consumption of pork meat, but even more astounding is the fact that Christians are forbidden to eat it too: “Leviticus and the swine, as he divideth the hoof, and be clove footed, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.

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Alicja Kobistrzal
Alicja Kobistrzal voted up Pepper pot's answer

They are classed as unclean. A clean animal must have split hooves AND chew the cud.

The pork tapeworm has plagued people for thousands of years. The parasite, known as cysticercosis, lives in pork tissue, and is likely the reason why Jewish and Muslim dietary laws ban pork. In the Bible King Herod died from being … Read more