Keystone-K Timely Kashrus Information

Now that cooler weather is upon us there are a number of Kashrus issues to be mindful of:   The cool weather tends to lower the amount of insect infestation of local produce, however, much of the available produce is imported.  Mexico and other warm climates tend to have an above average incidence of infestation.  … Continued

Wines, Beers, and other “Hard” Drinks

One of the especially satisfying aspects of my Kashrus work is seeing how the major Kashrus agencies pool their resources and expertise to serve the Kosher consumer.  The major Kashrus agencies belong to AKO, which is an umbrella Kashrus organization.  AKO promotes Kashrus by facilitating the cooperation of the major agencies and supporting the work … Continued

Hershey – Snack Size Jolly Ranchers / Twizzlers

Snack size Jolly Rancher Bites and Twizzlers Bites (in the 9.1 oz. packaging), distributed by the Hershey Company, contains 3 varieties of candies: non-Kosher Jolly Rancher Bites Filled Gummies – Watermelon, Green Apple & Cherry (.7 ox size) together with 2 other “O/U” certified varieties: Twizzlers Bites Mixed Berry and Jolly Rancher Bites Soft Chews.  The … Continued