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ABOUT ASK OU

As the leader in worldwide kosher certification, the Orthodox Union takes additional steps to serve as a leader in educating the public in matters of kosher law. Over the past several years, OU Kosher, in partnership with the Harry H. Beren Foundation of New Jersey, has developed numerous kashrus educational programs for the benefit of…

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Summer’s here! Check Out OU’s Updated SLURPEE, ICEE & FREESTYLE Lists

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Coca Cola Freestyle Machines

Freestyle Machines of the Coca Cola company enable the consumer to mix a variety of soft drink flavors to his/her own personal choice. All flavors available in the freestyle machines in the United States and Canada are products of the Coca Cola Company. We confirm that they are all produced under the certification of the…

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TreeHouse Private Brands Named “OU Professional Partner of the Year”

Mr. Barry Brown has been involved with Kosher for about 3 decades. He is a superb, moral and ethical individual and the consummate professional: Devoted to his family, his company, his community and those he works with. Vigilant in upholding production and Kashrus requirements with great attention to every detail: Thus, ensuring production of quality products…

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Kellogg’s Receives “OU Company of the Year” Award

Ms. Elizabeth Seibert is Senior Quality Compliance Manager for the Kellogg Company. In this capacity, Ms. Seibert oversees implementation and adherence to strict regulatory guidelines and standards among the dozens of Kellogg Company manufacturing sites. This has made Ms. Seibert uniquely qualified to preside over the management of all aspects of kosher certification for the…

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OU KOSHER PREPARES THE PUBLIC FOR PESACH ON A GRAND AND HIGH TECH SCALE

At OU Kosher, “Preparing for Pesach” takes on a whole new meaning! This Pesach season, OU Kosher again distinguished itself among kashrus agencies by offering expanded consumer information and education across the media spectrum. From Ask OU Pesach shiurim, to the OU Kosher Pesach Webinar, to the OU Kashrus Hotline and Webbe Rebbe email service….

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VIVA LA OU KOSHER! BRINGING THE TASTE OF ITALY HOME

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CHAMETZ SHEAVAR ALAV HAPESACH: THE SUPERMARKET CONTROVERSY

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OU Kosher Answers Your Top Ten Pesach FAQs

OU Kosher presents the most frequently asked consumer questions to-date on the  OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241). Questions may be submitted to kosherq@ou.org as well. The Passover questions were answered by Rabbi Tzvi Nussbaum, the voice of OU Kosher’s Consumer Hotline. The responses were reviewed by Rabbi Yaakov Luban, OU Kosher executive rabbinic coordinator. Rabbi Moshe Zywica,…

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OU KOSHER COMES TO YOUR RESCUE DURING PRE-PASSOVER BUSY SEASON

Some Tips to Ease Your Passover Preparations “Come on in”, says a voice behind two large computer screens. The rabbi, whose velvety yarmulke and raised eyebrows are barely visible beneath ancient and contemporary books stacked as high as the Pyramid of Giza, is now in the middle of busy season – answering consumer questions for…

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OU KOSHER BRINGS TWO PRE-PESACH UNIQUE SHIURIM TO LAKEWOOD, MONDAY, APRIL 18 AT NOON

            As Pesach approaches, OU Kosher will bring its Harry H. Beren ASK OU Outreach program to Lakewood for two special shiurim to be held Monday, April 18. Its primary audience is Bnei HaYeshivos, yeshiva students, during Bein HaZemanim, their Pesach vacation. It will be held at Congregation Lev Avos,…

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