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.
Meat is being sold from Mexico with an unauthorized OU. PLEASE check carefully before purchasing OU MEAT From Mexico. The company name is Carnes Gusi code TIF 388.
We would like to extend our appreciation to Giant Wynnewood and Huntingdon Valley and Shoprite Roosevelt Blvd. for their efforts on behalf of the kosher consumer. It is very beneficial to frequent all of those establishments – both large and small – that make the effort to meet the needs of the kosher consumer.
Some laws of Kashrus are based on safety. For that reason we view it within the scope of a Kashrus organization to publicize safety notices – especially when pertaining to food and food preparation. Some Cuisinart food processor models have a recall on the riveted blade (S blade) that fits inside the processor. (There have been … Continued
As strongly as we urge people to purchase “Israeli” we find it necessary to alert people to the need to purchase only supervised fruits. A very large percentage of the fruit exported from Israel is “orla” from which no benefit may be derived. Vegetables that are not supervised are usually “tevel”, which means that the … Continued