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Is Alaska pollock kosher fish?

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Both species commonly referred to as pollock, the Alaskan pollock and Atlantic pollock, have scales. The presence of scales is especially important for members of the Jewish faith who are only permitted to eat kosher fish, which must have both fins and scales. read more

When a (kosher) fish is removed from the water, it is considered "slaughtered," and it is unnecessary to ritually kill it in the manner of kosher livestock. However, kosher law explicitly forbids the consumption of a fish while it is still alive. read more

The purpose of this list is to give the reader an idea of which species of fish are generally considered kosher. In practice however, its use is very limited. Unfortunately, the common, unscientific, names of fish are very inaccurate. read more

* Fish has to be from a kosher species, skin on. If the packaging the fish is in has kosher certification, it doesn't have to have the skin. * Meat and dairy cannot be combined in any way, poultry qualifies as meat in this case. Even products that contain dairy byproducts (whey, etc) cannot be combined with meat. read more

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