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Halacha - throwing bread in the garbage
Submitted by anonymous  Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh
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The issur of bal tashchis, wasting, is especially severe regarding bread which is the staple of the human diet. Therefore, in order to prevent the bread from being ruined as a direct result of being placed in a dirty garbage can, it is wrapped.

posted:2009-01-07 06:03:20