Consumer News

July 31, 2014

RIETS students gather around OU Kosher CEO Rabbi Menachem Genack, seated at center, together with Rabbi Yaakov Luban, standing to his near right,and Rabbi Dov Schreier, far right. The Orthodox Union’s…

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A PHILADELPHIA STORY: ASK OU OUTREACH AND FIRST SEDER PRESENTATION IN BALA CYNWYD

July 28, 2014

From left: Rabbi Chaim Loike, OU rabbinic coordinator and bird expert; Rabbi Yitzchok Friedman, OU rabbinic field representative in MD and PA; Rabbi Uri Greenspan, Rosh Yeshivah, First Seder Bais…

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OU KOSHER PRESENTS THE TOP CONSUMER QUESTIONS RECEIVED FOR THE SUMMER

July 2, 2014

 OU Kosher presents frequently asked questions to-date on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) by consumers received for the summer. Questions may also be submitted to kosherq@ou.org.             These questions are…

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OU KOSHER HONORS TERRY GRILLO OF FIRMENICH FOR 20 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE

May 28, 2014

On May 21 the OU recognized Terry Grillo, Regulatory Specialist at Firmenich, upon the occasion of her retirement after more than 20 years of dedicated service to the Orthodox Union…

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Pfizer Inc. Receives kosher Certification for Elelyso™ (taliglucerase alfa) for Injection, For the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease, Most Frequently Found Among Ashkenazi Jews

May 19, 2014

Treatment for rare inherited lysosomal storage disorder is the first prescription medication to receive kosher certification from the Orthodox Union Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the Orthodox Union (OU)…

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OU Kosher’s Annual Conference Discusses Role of Technology in Kosher Supervision

May 13, 2014

After a very busy Passover season in April, OU Kosher convened its annual departmental conference in May for rabbinic coordinators and rabbinic field representatives. The conference was held at the…

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OU PASSOVER 2014 WRAP UP: SHARED EFFORT, BIG NUMBERS

May 13, 2014

Even as the 50-day sefirah countdown to Shavuot (June 4-5) proceeds, OU Kosher has released a different set of holiday-related numbers, reflecting the performance of the Orthodox Union during the…

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OU Honors Mr. Edmundo Gabaldon of Cargill Foods Mexico

May 6, 2014

The Orthodox Union honors Mr. Edmundo Gabaldon of Cargill Foods Mexico for his dedication and excellence in support of the OU’s programs servicing the community worldwide. Edmundo Gabaldon accepted the award on…

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OU KOSHER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS FOR KOSHER HOTLINE IN PREPARATION FOR PASSOVER

April 3, 2014

OU Kosher announces special extended hours of the OU Kosher Hotline to assist with Passover preparations — from 10:00 a.m-12 noon on Sunday, April 13, 2014 and from 10:00 a.m-1:00…

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OU KOSHER PRESENTS THE TOP CONSUMER QUESTIONS FOR PASSOVER 2014

April 3, 2014

  OU Kosher App The questions below are answered by Rabbi Tzvi Nussbaum, the voice of OU Kosher’s Consumer Hotline; the Webbe Rebbe; and Rabbi Eli Eleff, rabbinic coordinator and…

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