Supermarkets across the globe know just the right moment to signal the Jewish consumer’s Passover panic. About six weeks before the holiday begins, the conspicuous Passover display reminders appear–endless boxes…
An explanation of food colorants and its implications for Kosher supervision.
The beginnings of the Orthodox Union’s Kashruth Division and the world famous OU symbol.
A clarification of confusing terms such as Lactic acid/Lactose/lactones; valerian/valeric acid, glycerol (glycerin)/glycol/glycine; inositol/inositate; whey/whey cream/cream
A summary of the reasons why food may be exempt from the rules of Bishul Akum.
The Halakhic implications and status of low fat and artificial cheeses.
Can one rely upon a non-Jew to determine if a non-Kosher food product is cherif (sharp)?