Consumer News

OU KOSHER ANNOUNCES THAT QUINOA IS KOSHER FOR PASSOVER WHEN PROCESSED WITH SPECIAL OU PASSOVER SUPERVISION AND BEARING THE OU-P SYMBOL

December 23, 2013

Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of OU Kosher, announced today that quinoa, the grain-like seed grown in South America, is Kosher for Passover when processed with special OU Passover supervision and…

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ASK OU KOSHER OUTREACH PROGRAM RETURNS TO SUFFERN/MONSEY MOTZA’EI SHABBAT, DECEMBER 7, WITH PRESENTATIONS ON MEAT, WINE AND LIQUOR

November 18, 2013

The Harry H. Beren ASK OU Kashrus OUTREACH Program and Congregation Bais Torah of Suffern will present a “Special Community Kashrus Event,” Motza’ei Shabbat, December 7, Parshat Vayigash, beginning at…

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Kashrus Status of Wonder Bread Products

October 2, 2013

The Orthodox Union is now certifying Wonder Bread products in certain (but not all) regions of the USA.  Wonder Bread products that are certified by the Orthodox Union bear the OU…

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OU KOSHER EXPERTS ANSWER SUKKOT QUESTONS ON THE SUKKAH, SCHACH, AND EATING IN THE SUKKAH

September 17, 2013

             OU Kosher presents frequently asked questions to-date on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) by consumers in preparation for Sukkot. Questions may also be submitted to kosherq@ou.org. The…

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ASK OU OUTREACH TO PRESENT FIRST PROGRAM IN THE CATSKILLS; TO ADDRESS HALACHA AND OU POLICY, JULY 21 IN WOODRIDGE

July 8, 2013

In its first event in the Catskills, ASK OU Outreach, together with Congregation Ohev Sholom (“The Woodridge Shul”) will present a special “Shabbos Nachamu Weekend Kashrus Event” on Sunday morning,…

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The Certification of Products of The Coca-Cola Company

June 12, 2013

Statement from Orthodox Union The Orthodox Union wishes to bring to your attention the following points of information:  1) The OU certifies a wide range of products manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company in…

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SWEET MAVENS OF GLASTONBURY, CT RECEIVES ORTHODOX UNION KOSHER CERTIFICATION FOR DELICIOUS BISCOTTI PRODUCTS

June 5, 2013

Sweet Mavens, manufacturer of an award-winning line of tender biscotti, announces that it has been certified kosher by the Orthodox Union (OU). “Becoming certified by the Orthodox Union is the…

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OU Kosher Holds Annual Staff Conference in Borough Park

May 6, 2013

HALACHA AND COLLEGIALITY COMBINE AS OU KOSHER HOLDS ITS ANNUAL STAFF CONFERENCE IN BOROUGH PARK OU Kosher presented its annual staff Kashrut Conference last weekend at the Renaissance Ballroom in…

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OU Honors Sandra Sorenson of ADM

April 22, 2013

The Orthodox Union honors Sandra Sorenson, Global Procurement Manager of ADM (Archer Daniel Midland) for her dedication and excellence in support of the OU’s many non profit program servicing the…

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THE NUMBERS ARE IN – THE OU HAD A BUSY PASSOVER; DISSEMINATING KNOWLEDGE WAS AN ORGANIZATIONAL EFFORT

April 12, 2013

The period between Passover and the Festival of Shavuot is a time of numbers for the Jewish people, with the daily counting of Sefirat HaOmer, for 49 days, leading up…

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