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
This is the link for the Slurpee list. https://www.dropbox.com/s/xumghbstypiyhrk/KK-Slurpee-2017.pdf?dl=0
1- Many stores carry products with kitniyos (“legumes”) or egg matzah. Please check ingredients and follow your custom. These items are a great convenience for the days before Pesach, as you can give them to your children to eat and you don’t have to worry about them leaving the crumbs around the house. Even those … Continued
We would like to extend our appreciation to the Brown Family for establishing a large and diversified Kosher section at their Monument and Wyncote stores. The Monument store at 4160 Monument Road, Philadelphia, PA will be opening on March 2, 2017. The Wyncote store at 1000 Easton Rd. Wyncote, PA is open. It is very beneficial … Continued
Many people wonder why a vegan or a fish restaurant needs supervision. While it is true that vegan (and fish) restaurants have less kashrus concerns than other eateries, they still have very significant areas of concern for the Kosher consumer. Did an observant Jew turn on the fire? Was Israeli produce (very common at higher … Continued
As a member of the Association of Kashrus Organizations we share pertinent alerts from our fellow AKO members. Council of Orthodox Rabbis of Greater Detroit KASHRUS ALERT Costco has introduced a new line of meat from Tomer Kosher Foods which is certified by Triangle K and Rabbi Elimelech Lebowitz. Please note that this meat … Continued
Please check any icings and frostings which you use to make sure that their Parve status has not changed. Due to government regulations some frostings are being reformulated and are now classified as Dairy.
Reggano pasta with cheese (sold at Aldi) bear an unauthorized OU.
Modern food production is in constant flux in ways that effect Kashrus – some for the better and some for the worse. A number of developments which have raised Kashrus concerns follow: Most natural sweetener used in juices and other products is white grape juice (with all of the attendant kashrus concerns). The Kashrus agencies make sure … Continued
Please be aware that Lunch Buddies brand diced peaches in plastic cups, sold at Aldi’s, bear an unauthorized STAR-K. This product contains grape juice of unknown origin and should not be used. Corrective action is being taken.