Jewish people can eat bacon, says a scholar who is re-examining the book of Leviticus.

Professor Robert Gnuse, who teaches at Loyola University’s religious studies department, believes that the dietary rules presented in Leviticus weren’t meant for all followers of Judaism. The verse, found in chapter 11 of Leviticus, states:

 “And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.”

Many Jews have followed this dietary law for thousands of years, believing they were forbidden from eating pork.

Read the story in the Huffington Post, Australia.

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