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Just Another Eggsample

Possible Kosher Concerns with Raw Eggs

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Fatty Thoughts

An introduction to fatty acids and their role in food manufacture.

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Clarification of the Second Cut at Agriprocessors

An explanation of the second cut done at the Agriprocessors abbatoir.

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Setting the Record Straight on Kosher Slaughter

An Op-ed Setting the Record Straight on the Kosher Slaughter at Agriprocessors in Iowa

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What Could Be Wrong With…Gum Arabic

Potential Kosher issues with Gum Arabic

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Food Ingredients Labels: A Primer on Regulations

Should salmon raised on feed that artificially keeps its flesh pink be labeled as containing “color additives”? That question is the subject of a class action lawsuit in Seattle against…

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Olestra

A history of the fat substitute Olestra and its Kosher status.

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Starch

A discussion of how changes in food production caused some ingredients to no longer be inherently kosher.

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Vanilla

An exploration of the vanilla industry and its implications for Kosher.

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Daf ha-Kashruth

The Daf Hakashrus is a monthly OU newsletter read by Mashgichim, Rabbanim, Poskim, Dayanim, and kosher consumers in 30 countries and over 200 cities around the world. The Daf Hakashrus…

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