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20 Tevet 5767
Question
I fried an egg in a non-stick frying pan. I then discovered a blood spot in the egg. What is the status of the frying pan?
Answer
If the egg was fertilized the frying pan is Treif and it requires Libun Chamur, i.e. to be burned out in fire. Since this is not practical, the frying pan cannot be Kashered. If the egg was not fertilized which is the case of most of the eggs bought in a shop the frying pan is kosher after cleaning and waiting 24hours (Igrot Moshe OC 3,61). Rabbi Baruch Paz
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