According to the Torah, Jews are not allowed to eat any animal without cloven hooves, including products from shellfish or insects. They are also prohibited from eating or preparing meat and dairy together. Furthermore, after eating one of these food types, observant Jews must wait at least one hour before eating the other.Continue Reading
Permitted food for Jews is referred to as Kosher. Kosher animals are cows, sheep, goats and poultry. However, in order to fully qualify for Kosher certification, these animals must be slaughtered according to Jewish law. This involves near-immediate death and the removal of fat, blood and veins.
Fruits, vegetables and other plant-based foods are generally permitted for consumption, but care must be taken to inspect them for insects.Learn more about Religion
Sikhs are forbidden from eating Kutha, meat obtained from the Muslim ritual slaughter that involves slowly draining an animal's blood while reciting verses of the Quran, or other ritually-slaughtered meat. Although a vegetarian diet is adhered to in the gurdwara, the Sikh temple, Sikhs are not expressly forbidden from eating other types of meat.Full Answer >
A platypus eats insects, shellfish, larvae and other small animals that it finds along the bottom of the streams and rivers near its home. It uses its bill and small rocks to scoop up these organisms.Full Answer >
Some monkeys prey upon insects, lizards, birds, frogs, crabs, shellfish, other small mammals and reptiles. Baboons are known to eat young antelope and rabbits when they can catch them. Most monkeys are omnivores, with diets consisting of an assortment of fruits, leaves, insects and small animals. A few monkeys are strictly herbivores, and eat only plants.Full Answer >
Sudden swelling of the lips is a common symptom of angioedema, an allergic reaction that is believed to be triggered by eating shellfish, exposure to animal dander and ingestion of certain medications, according to MedlinePlus. Angioedema sometimes accompanies medical conditions such as lupus and lymphoma.Full Answer >