Canned Tomatoes and Vegetables

Lieber’s and other brands of canned tomatoes may contain sprouted seeds.  These are NOT worms, and do not present any kashrus concerns.  Due to changes in manufacturing, it is recommended that CANNED vegetables have a reliable supervision.

Ovens on Yom Tov – Sabbath Mode

Many of the newer ovens have a “Yom Tov Mode” (usually referred to as Sabbath mode). Many of these models carry Star-K certification. Please call the Star-K office if you have questions about these ovens. The Star-K has technical experts on staff that are familiar with the specific models. You should speak to your own … Continued

Pure Honey / Specialty Honeys

Please be aware the “Forest honey”, “Honeydew Honey” and “Beechwood Honey”, refer to honey produced by bees that have consumed the nectar from aphids.  They should be avoided.   Some honey blends contain these varieties, which would be identified on the product’s ingredients label.  Please check your honey to ensure that these varieties are not listed. Note:  … Continued