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The Kosher Advantage

It’s one of those classic radio and television ads. A group of sheepish executives are huddled around a large corporate table. The CEO storms into the room and pounds on…

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OU Fact Sheet on NYC Water – August 13, 2004

The creature: · Crustaceans of the type called copepods (Copepoda) are appearing in NYC tap water. Several species are present. · The primary species is Diacyclops thomasi, a very common…

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Nothing to Sneeze At

Orthodox Union Certifies Triaminic Pediatric Cold/Cough/Allergy Liquid Medications as Kosher

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They?re Scrumptious – and Now They?re Kosher

Tastykake Popular Snack Cakes Receive Prestigious OU Certification

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Ingredients for Success: OU at Food Science Expo

OU Kosher attends Giant Las Vegas Food Science Expo

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The “Kosher Tax” Fraud

Recently, an e-mail diatribe about the so-called “Kosher Tax” has been widely disseminated through the Internet. The allegations are total nonsense and a complete distortion of the truth.

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Thinking Kosher: An Introduction

An introduction to the meaning of the world of Kosher

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Erie Foods International

The history of Erie Foods International began in 1938. In the beginning, the company produced industrial casein for the adhesive, paint and textile industries. Later, it was the first firm to domestically convert casein to sodium caseinate for non-dairy applications such as coffee whiteners and whipped toppings. Since the company’s expansion from the industrial casein markets in the 60’s and 70’s, the Orthodox Union has been part of our growth.

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Bumble Bee Seafoods – A Kosher Tradition

Today, Bumble Bee® is an integrated seafood company with approximately $750 million in annual revenues and a wholly owned subsidiary of ConAgra Foods, Inc.—one of the world’s largest branded food companies. Each of their brands proudly bears the OU symbol of quality, a certification that goes back for decades. “We are proud of our long-standing relationship with the OU, as we know that its symbol is a critical measure of quality for our consumers.“

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American Casein Company

The cooperation between AMCO and the Orthodox Union is well earned. Historically, AMCO buyers of raw ingredients would travel the world searching for the dairy farms and casein manufacturing facilities that would meet their high standards.

These high standards were now the mutual concern of the company as well as the Orthodox Union. Representatives from both organizations would travel into the far-reaching corners of the world to prepare for and assist in the certification process of a kosher casein manufacturing plant.

Several successful overseas facilities have been certified kosher through the efforts of AMCO and the Orthodox Union working together to meet these high standards.

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