Can one ask a non-Jew to relight a hotel kitchen’s fire which has been extinguished?
Possible Kosher Concerns with Raw Eggs
Potential Kosher issues with Gum Arabic
Should salmon raised on feed that artificially keeps its flesh pink be labeled as containing “color additives”? That question is the subject of a class action lawsuit in Seattle against major supermarkets there. It is one of a number of lawsuits brewing across the country that center on food labeling, and it brings into focus […]
An exploration of the vanilla industry and its implications for Kosher.
A complete list of all of the OU Symbols and their meaning.
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 type of copepod. It begins life measuring about 90 microns (.09 mm) and grows up to about 0.8 mm (males) and 1.4 mm (females) in about five […]
An introduction to the meaning of the world of Kosher
A history of Shechita in American and its Halachic Implications
When is the last time you have seen a harvest? Some of us can think back to last fall’s grape crunch; others can still picture a combine’s quick clearing of a wheat field for Shmurah flour. Most of us, however, could not rapidly identify the last harvest we witnessed. It would surprise many of us […]