Kosher for Consumers

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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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The Mesorah Torah Journal

Mesorah is a Hebrew Torah journal published by the Kosher Division of the Orthodox Union and edited by Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO and Rabbinic Administrator of the Kosher Division, and Rabbi Hershel Schachter, Halakhic Advisor for the Kosher Division. Mr. Julius Berman, former president of the Orthodox Union and former chairman of the Kosher Commission, serves as chairman of the Mesorah Commission.

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Message from Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb and Rabbi Menachem Genack

Schechita: Setting the Facts Straight

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Statement of Rabbis and Certifying Agencies on Recent Publicity on Kosher Slaughter

As rabbis and certifying agencies involved in the supervision of kosher meat slaughter in the United States, we are deeply concerned that the recent publicity surrounding the videotape released by…

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All OU Symbols Explained

A complete list of all of the OU Symbols and their meaning.

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Halachos of the Hive

A discussion of the differences between honey and royal jelly in regards to Kosher.

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OU Joins Aquathin Corp. USA’s Silver Anniversary Celebration

IN 2005 the Aquathin Corp. USA will celebrate its Silver Anniversary,
and among those wishing the firm a Happy Anniversary is the Orthodox Union, given the close working relationship they share.

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Impulse First Kosher Energy Drink

Impulse Energy Drinks are the first in its category to have OU Certification.

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