Foods that Melacha was performed

May one eat foods that had Melacha performed to it?

Some Poskim[1] rule that it is forbidden to eat produce which had Melacha performed with it. Other Poskim[2] rule the food is only forbidden for the actual person who performed the work.


[1] See Toras Hashemitah 2/10; Ridbaz 3; 4/129; Nechpah Bakesef 1/4

[2] Chazon Ish brought in Grach Naah p. 57

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