STAR-K Starbucks Alert

Our fellow AKO member, Star-K of Baltimore, sent out the following alert dated – July 13, 2018. As many people have been making use of the Star-K list regarding Starbucks we are sharing the Star-K update.   It is recommended that you follow the guidance of your own rabbi in regard to Starbucks as well as … Continued

DIY Teruma and Maaser in 4 Easy Steps

DIY Teruma and Maaser in 4 Easy Steps As it is a Mitzva to eat the produce of Eretz Yisroel, and supporting the economy is a mitzvah as well, we encourage our members to follow the procedures below so that they can purchase Israeli vegetables without concern. Research has determined that a significant percentage of Israeli fruit … Continued

Keystone-K Health Alert – Romaine Lettuce

Keystone-K Health Alert – Romaine Lettuce NOW LIFTED   The CDC has issued an E.coli alert for chopped Romaine lettuce from Yuca, Arizona.  It should not be used even if thoroughly washed. Washing thoroughly with detergent or veggie wash is not only good for eliminating insect infestation, but it is also good for preventing bacterial infections.  … Continued

Keystone-K Kosher for Passover Establishments

Kosher for Pesach Food Available at Local Establishments   The following is a list of establishments under Keystone-K supervision that offer Kosher for Pesach items as described.  Unless clearly stated, our supervision is Kosher for Pesach for both Ashkenazim and Sefardim.   Star of David is planning to offer a Pesach menu from their new … Continued

Candy Alerts – TIC TAC / FERRARA

  TIC TAC Atlanta Kosher has sent an alert that Tic Tac candies are produced in various plants, some which carry supervision and some which do not.  Each package should be checked for supervision.   FERRARA CANDIES The only Ferrara candies that are still supervised are Atomic Fireballs and Jawbreakers.  Each box should be checked … Continued

Rutledge Rita’s / SNAPPLE / Store Brands

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