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Shabbos Shaylos: Asking a Non-Jew to Relight a Hotel Kitchen’s Fire

Can one ask a non-Jew to relight a hotel kitchen’s fire which has been extinguished?

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The Seventh Annual ASK OU Program

The seventh annual ASK OU internship program–the most intensive kosher education program to train rabbinic field representatives in the art and science of kashrut–was held this past summer at OU headquarters and in the field.

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An OU Program Brings a Busy Kosher Kitchen to Cornell

OU brings the most trusted Kosher Supervision to Cornell University.

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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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