Rita’s Rutledge The Rutledge Rita’s will not be under supervision this year. They will carry some non-kosher products. SNAPPLE Not all flavors are supervised by the OK. Please check each type for supervision. Mixed cases are sold, some bearing an OK and some do not. The non-supervised bottles may contain grape-juice. STORE BRANDS It is … Continued
Author: Rabbi Naftoli Eisemann
Supervision of Six Points Restaurant Group has been assumed by the OU beginning February 1. We wish the OU, the Tavern, and The Dairy much hatzlocha.
Observant Jewish families are very careful about mixing fish and meat even though it is a health issue (recorded in the Talmud), not a Kashrus issue. Fish and meat may be eaten at the same meal if they are properly separated. We do not know if the health issues are still relevant, or if the … Continued
The health alert for lettuce and cabbage has been lifted. More detailed information may be found by following the link below. http://www.thelakewoodscoop.com/news/2018/01/breaking-first-report-dr-shanik-says-all-lettuce-and-cabbage-now-okay-to-eat.html Please check labels and signage for the origin of produce. Israeli produce is found in many stores – especially during the winter. We have published detailed guidelines on our web-site … Continued
What needs Tevilla? Utensils which are used for eating or for preparing food require tevilla. Those utensils that are used in early stages of preparation of food do not require tevilla, for example equipment used to harvest food and equipment used to sift flour. Only utensils owned by someone who is Jewish that were … Continued
The fruit of a tree or fruit bush may not be eaten during the first three years of its growth. Not only is it prohibited to eat the fruit but no benefit whatsoever may be derived from the fruit. This halocha applies both in Eretz Yisroel and in חו”ל (outside of Eretz Yisroel). There is one … Continued
Papillon Cafe in Newtown, PA is not under Keystone-K supervision. Any use of our symbol or name is not authorized.
V-Coffee on Shabbos A new way of manufacturing instant coffee is becoming popular. Coffee produced in this manner is touted as tasting better and being healthier. The process for producing “V-Coffee” does not involve any pre-cooking, but rather, air-roasting and grinding. It is roasted by a process similar to making air popped popcorn. Due to … Continued
Meat, Meat Equipment, Dairy, Dairy Equipment, Parve … Do I have to wait before Dairy, etc.? Eating “out” is very much a part of contemporary society. What are the chef’s secrets that I need to know? If you eat at a Dairy/Meat establishment you must assume that anything fried has been made in oil that … Continued
But What Could be Wrong with… It is often puzzling why the reputable Kashrus agencies require supervision for products that appear to be “natural”. The following excerpt from the Wall Street Journal of September 14, 2017 makes it quite clear. This does not mean that every product on the market needs supervision. For example, … Continued