[Avodah] Lecithin in Chocolate KLP

Zev Sero zev at sero.name
Thu Mar 14 09:59:05 PDT 2013

On 14/03/2013 12:26 PM, Micha Berger wrote:
> And at 10:48:56AM EDT Zev wrote:
>> The problem is that it was added deliberately....
> If non-Jews make a product for reasons other than the Jewish market,
> it's not attempting bitul "issur" lekhat-chilah. It's not considered
> deliberate. [...] I do not know what the din would be if a non-Jew was
> making the product for Jews, but not for Pesach.

This is a well-known machlokes between the Rashba and the Noda Biyhuda
(or rather, the Rambam as understood by the NB, since as an Achron he
couldn't argue against the Rashba without finding a rishon to agree with).

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