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Leading Israeli Rabbis Visit OU Kashrut Division

Three prominent Israeli rabbis visited Orthodox Union headquarters in New York on Monday and met with the OU Kashrut Division staff, led by Rabbi Menachem Genack. “The purpose of this visit is to cement the relationship between these rabbis and OU Kashrut,” declared Rabbi Genack.

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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Plant

During the course of a year, 400 RFR’s travel across the roads and skyways encircling this busy planet to ensure that the world’s food factories produce products fit for the kosher consumers’ consumption. While guaranteeing the highest standards of kashrut, these indispensable trips often produce tasty food for thought as well.

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General Technical Issues In Vinegar Plants

A vinegar plant appears to be a mass of gigantic, non-descript tanks, each one indistinguishable from one another. That’s the first problem that mashgichim face when visiting vinegar companies. Production is hidden within the tanks, and until mashgichim develop an understanding of how the vinegar is made, it is not at all easy to follow…

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Integrated Pharmaceuticals Gains OU Kosher Certification

Integrated Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that, after successful completion of inspection of its production facility, the company received the Kosher Certification from the Orthodox Union (OU) for all of its products.

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Not By Bread Alone Does Man Live: Potato Products

A discussion of many of the issues involved in producing Kosher potato products.

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Peeled Eggs, Onion Or Garlic Overnight

There are companies which sell peeled hard-boiled eggs and deviled eggs. This article examines the general issue of certification of hard-boiled eggs and similar items.

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A New OU Kosher Video Release: The Mesorah Of Kosher Birds And Animals

Experience this video of the historic one day ASK OU conference about the Mesorah of Kosher Birds and Animals in its entirety.

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Which Foods Are Chametz?

An overview of the issues in determining what is chometz.

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Glad Tidings From The World Of Plastic Wraps

For more than a dozen years, the Glad Products Company has enjoyed a very productive working relationship with the Orthodox Union Kosher Division. Of course, we highly value OU certification because it is important to our Kosher-observant consumers. Increasingly however, the OU symbol is recognized as a standard for cleanliness and safety by non-observant consumers as well. It’s important to Glad, therefore, to be certain that our new products also receive OU certification.

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Wine This Passover Is Different From All Others

The Jewish people are known for asking questions. If you ask a Jewish man or woman why this is so, the inevitable answer will be, “Why not?” Appropriately, the Passover Haggadah*, the book read at every Seder table around the globe, begins the story of the Jews’ exodus from Egyptian slavery with the youngest participant…

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