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Question 292

Are foods like squid, octopus, prawns and cuttlefish considered as fasting foods?   

 

Answer to Question 292

 

On weekends of the fast we are allowed olive oil and wine. On these days we are also allowed octopus, kalamari, prawns and all kinds of shellfish. In your condition as you cannot keep to a strict fast (no oil) on the weekdays, I would treat all days as olive oil days and allow these foods as well except maybe not on Wednesdays and Fridays