Consumer News

Gerber Expands Kosher Baby Food Offerings, Launches Kosher 2nd Foods Fruit and Vegetable Puree

April 20, 2009

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – Gerber Products, a part of Nestlé Nutrition, is introducing a line of purees that are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union (OU), a highly recognized and valued symbol of kosher certification.

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OU Passover Website For 2009, WWW.oupassover.org, Is Up and Running

March 12, 2009

Since 2006, the Orthodox Union has been calming frazzled nerves and answering questions on everything from cleaning to cooking inspired by one of the most enjoyable – but also the…

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Back Again This Year, Rabbi Belsky and Schachter Answer Passover Questions On OU Radio, March 24th

March 5, 2009

So why indeed is this night different from all other nights? That, of course, is the prototypical question regarding Passover, but given the complexity of the holiday and its preparations and observance, there are countless other questions that even the most sophisticated and learned Jews might have.

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Kashrut In The Workplace

January 28, 2009

OU Kosher presented a webcast, “Kashrut in the Workplace,” featuring OU Senior Halachic Consultants Rabbi Yisroel Belsky and Rabbi Hershel Schachter. The event was moderated by Rabbi Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Vice President of Communications and Marketing at OU Kosher. The webcast can be seen by visiting http://www.ou.org/index.php/ouradio/webcast.

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Is It OU Kosher? Newly Redesigned Product Search Feature On Website Aids Consumer In Finding OU Cert

January 20, 2009

A newly redesigned feature to help the kosher consumer easily locate OU certified products has just made its debut on http://www.oukosher.org. With more than 400,000 products certified by the OU, the feature uses the OU’s technical wizardry to find just what the consumer is looking for, in categories ranging from acids and acidulants to wrapping materials and paper goods. The website is automatically updated daily to keep up with the OU’s newly certified products.

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Kashruth In the Workplace Webcast

January 19, 2009

Following success of Kosher Kitchen Webcasts, OU Kosher presents new webcast on “Kashrut in the Workplace,” featuring OU Kosher Authorities, January 27.

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OU Kosher To Present Program On Mesorah Of Birds At Yeshiva University, Thanksgiving Day

November 7, 2008

“Encountering the Living Mesorah: Kosher Birds and their Mutations” Thursday, November 27 9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Yeshiva University Furst Hall, Room 501 500 West 185 Street More than 50…

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Back By Popular Demand: OU Kosher To Present Webcast, ‘Kosher Home, Sweet Home, Part II’ November 25

November 6, 2008

“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen,” was former President Harry S. Truman’s slogan. “If all your questions weren’t answered, get back in the kitchen,” may…

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A Grateful Bocher Thanks OU Kosher For ASKOU9, Three Week Course For Future Kashrut Professionals

October 31, 2008

Late this summer, Binyomin Radner, who learns at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, was an intern in the three-week kashrut training program, ASKOU9, offered by the Orthodox Union Kashrut Division…

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OU Kosher Educational Program Reaches Out

September 25, 2008

The ASK OUTREACH program, which was specifically designed to put OU Kosher in contact with communities in the Torah world not part of its usual constituency, reached out in a most significant way last week, conducting a two-part hands-on session in kosherization for the Satmar Yoreh Deah Kollel of Kiryas Joel, NY.

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