Skip to comments.'Tomatoes are Christian,' Egyptian Salafi group warns
Posted on 08/31/2013 9:31:02 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin
A Salafi group called the "Popular Egyptian Islamic Association" has warned Muslims against eating tomatoes on the grounds that the fruit is a "Christian food," NowLebanon.com has reported.
The group based its claim on the fact that a shape resembling a cross is revealed when one cuts a tomato in half.
The association published the warning on its Facebook page with a photo of a tomato cut in half, revealing a cross-shaped interior.
A message posted on the page read, "Eating tomatoes is forbidden because they are Christian. [The tomato] praises the cross instead of Allah and says that Allah is three [in reference to the Holy Trinity]."
The message went on to say, "I implore you to spread this photo because there is a sister from Palestine who saw the Prophet of Allah in a vision and he was crying, warning his nation against eating [tomatoes]. If you dont spread this [message], know that it is the devil who stopped you.
The message caused outrage among Facebook users, which prompted the group to clarify their warning, saying they did not tell people not to eat tomatoes. "We said dont cut it in [such a way that it reveals] the cross shape.
They are nutritious and therefore good for you. I hope all of the Muslims stop eating them.
These people are F’ing nuts.....
Islam is a mental disorder
If they have nothing to be offended by, then they will invent something.
I guess the only Muslim food is the Banana and schlong as they are crescent shaped.
Idiot muzzie/islamist subhumans.
Cruciferous Vegs contain a lot of medicinal properties:
Cruciferous Vegetables List:
They are also a perennial, which few Americans ever learn due to their climate.
Wonder if they won’t eat anything with tomatoes in it either - like spaghetti sauce or salsa. That’s fine, that’s more bacon, ham, BBQ ribs, pulled pork and tomatoes for we heathens!
Egypt’s Salafists supported the removal of Morsi.
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Sen. Rand Paul is hammering his fellow senators for keeping billions in financial aid flowing to Egypt’s military — even as Cairo’s security forces massacre anti-government activists.
[by “anti-government activists” is meant church-burning jihadists]
Well I guess that only leaves the L, in a BLT sandwich.
Allah seems to be such the pussy.
Wow, maybe lettuce is next....
Is a BLT offensive to I-Slam planes into buildings.
Tomatoes are from God.
Muslims are from Satan.
Roger that. In Hell, may they all be force fed durian, balut, and a side order of bacon.
I’ve eaten so many tomatoes from my garden in the past few months, I’m about to bust.
This just in...messages in watermelons, too!!!
Were the Aztecs Christians?
“Aztecs and other peoples in Mesoamerica used the fruit in their cooking. The exact date of domestication is unknown: by 500 BC, it was already being cultivated in southern Mexico and probably other areas.:13 The Pueblo people are thought to have believed that those who witnessed the ingestion of tomato seeds were blessed with powers of divination. The large, lumpy tomato, a mutation from a smoother, smaller fruit, originated in Mesoamerica, and may be the direct ancestor of some modern cultivated tomatoes.
Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés may have been the first to transfer the small yellow tomato to Europe after he captured the Aztec city of Tenochtítlan, now Mexico City, in 1521, although Christopher Columbus, a Genoese working for the Spanish monarchy, may have taken them back as early as 1493”
Nope, the “L” is verboten as well. Just wait till they opine that “L” means “lettuce” as in “let us pray”. That’ll be the end of the “L”.