Medicine Guidelines

Caring for Infants and the Infirm

While it is important that everyone follow family minhagim, it is also necessary to understand specific dispensations when dealing with the infirm, elderly or small children. The Rabbis throughout the…

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Gluten Allergies

Regretfully, because one can only perform the mitzvah of eating matzot at the Seder with a matzah that is made from one of the five varieties of grain (barley, wheat,…

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Gluten Intolerance, Celiac, Allergies And Pesach

Pesach Kashrus professionals are familiar with the intricacies of ingredients and food production. Often, consumers who have health concerns contact kashrus agencies in order to obtain information about foods and…

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Lactose Intolerant

Can I buy Lactaid for Passover? Lactaid production is likely to involve chometz. This renders chewable lactaid tablets problematic. However, our Rabbinical authorities have decided that lactaid milk is permissible…

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Guidelines for Medication – Passover 2014

The OU poskim have summarized the principles one should use when taking medication on Passover.

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Nutritionals and Dietary Supplements – Passover 2014

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POINTS:  Many of the products contain kitniyot, some as the primary ingredient. Some of the products may contain minor ingredients that are possibly, though unlikely, produced…

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Who Can Eat Egg Matzah?

According to the Shulchan Aruch, dough made from flour mixed with fruit juices or eggs will not become chametz no matter how long it stands, provided no water is added….

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