Consumer Kosher

Vanilla

December 21, 2004

An exploration of the vanilla industry and its implications for Kosher.

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All OU Symbols Explained

December 9, 2004

A complete list of all of the OU Symbols and their meaning.

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OU Fact Sheet on NYC Water – August 13, 2004

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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Thinking Kosher: An Introduction

June 15, 2004

An introduction to the meaning of the world of Kosher

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Shechita in America: Past and Present, A Brief Overview

May 5, 2004

A history of Shechita in American and its Halachic Implications

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What Could Be Wrong With…….L-Cysteine?

May 5, 2004

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…

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Kedem Mevushal / Not Mevushal Update

May 5, 2004

The Daf HaKashrus discussed at length the designations of Mevushal and Not Mevushal Kedem wines in its Volume c – No. 3 issue. The following is the current status of…

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Food for Thought: Fat for Thought

May 5, 2004

What are the implications of fat substitutes in food?

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Clarification of OU Yoshon Certification

May 4, 2004

OU-certified products which are marked as “yoshon”, “kemach yoshon” or “made with yoshon flour” contain only yoshon grain and derivatives and are manufactured on equipment a) used exclusively for yoshon…

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What Could Be Wrong?

May 4, 2004

When I was a child, shopping for a kosher candy bar was a simple matter. In those days, a candy bar was only a nickel.

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