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Q:

In our culture it is told that one should not even say the word pig. Eating it is haram, what else should be taken care of?

A:

Wa alaykum salaam
In Islam pig is absolutely unclean and eating its meat, and fat etc., as well as using its skin or any other parts is strictly forbidden. Allah has said in various places in the Holy Qur’an:
حُرِّمَتْ عَلَيْكُمُ الْمَيْتَةُ وَالدَّمُ وَلَحْمُ الْخِنْزِيرِ ….
“Forbidden to you (for food) are: dead meat, blood, the flesh of swine . . .”(Qur’an, 5:3)

For more information refer to the following link:

https://www.al-islam.org/articles/pork-sayyid-saeed-akhtar-rizvi

Regards
Sukaina Taqawi.