Kosher for Consumers

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OU Conference Explores the Traditions of Rare Animals & Birds

What do American buffalo, giraffes, sparrows and grasshoppers have in common? They were all featured at an Orthodox Union conference in May on the traditions of kosher meat. An attendance…

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Kosherfest 2004 Brings Many Visitors to OU Booth

Kosherfest 2004, the sixteenth annual kosher food and foodservice trade show, took place at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 26 and 27.

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Clearbrook Farms: “Taste them Once, Be Spoiled for Life”

Clearbrook Farms has been in the business of making the finest fruit-based products for 80 years. At Clearbrook Farms we believe in only using Grade A fruit to make our…

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High Fructose Corn Syrup

Most of us (with the possible exception of some of our more junior associates) did not, as children, have high fructose corn syrup in our foods. But as frequent visitors…

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Peanut Butter I

A exploration of peanut butter and its (sticky) Kosher concerns

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Peanut Butter II: Standard of Identity

In the early 1920’s a young American entrepreneur named James Rosefield, seeking to overcome the troubling problem of oil separation in peanut butter, took advantage of a new development in…

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NYC Water

Official statement about OU policy with regard to NYC tapwater

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Hard Truths About Hard Liquor

Drinking is part of Jewish life – yet many don’t realize that liquor requires Kosher certification.

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An OU Rabbi Presents Seminars to Supervised Companies

Rabbi Stone’s Roadshow or, Why Your Kosher Product Is Kosher

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Bagged Salad – and it’s Pre-Checked!

National Kosher Produce receives OU certification; insect-free products reflect rigorous standards of the company and OU

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