Consumer News

OU KOSHER ANSWERS ROSH HASHANA QUESTIONS

September 2, 2015

             OU Kosher presents frequently asked questions on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) in preparation for Rosh Hashana. Questions may also be submitted to kosherq@ou.org or to CHAT LIVE with an OU Kosher Expert click on the chat screen on the bottom right of your screen. * * * Pruzbol I…

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Pas Yisroel List – 5776

September 2, 2015

The Tur (Orach Chaim, Siman 603), based upon the Talmud Yerushalmi, cites the custom for Jews to be stringent during the Aseres Yimei Teshuva to eat exclusively ‘Pas Yisroel’ bread. Even those Jews who generally do not exclusively eat ‘Pas Yisroel’ are encouraged to accept this practice during the period between Rosh Ha-Shanah and Yom…

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SIMPLY AMAZING! ASK OU’S FIRST KOSHER MEAT TOUR RECEIVES RAVE REVIEWS FROM PARTICIPANTS

August 24, 2015

Participants in OU Kosher’s first Harry H. Beren ASK OU Guided Tour of OU Kosher Meat Production listen intently in the first day of the program, preparing for plant visits. “AMAZING!” That was the reaction to OU Kosher’s first Harry H. Beren ASK OU Guided Tour of OU Kosher Meat Production program, which took place…

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Frequently Asked Summer Questions

August 10, 2015

 OU Kosher presents questions frequently asked  by consumers on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) for the summer. Questions may also be submitted to kosherq@ou.org.       * * * 1.    Q: Can one eat in an ice cream or yogurt store product that has been scooped from a container that bears OU certification? A: In some instances,…

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OU KOSHER TO BEGIN ITS FOURTH ADVANCED KASHRUS SEMINAR FOR WOMEN IN NEW YORK, MONDAY AUGUST 24 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

July 2, 2015

Want to learn and understand the laws of kosher from the experts of the most-recognized kashrus organization in the world? OU Kosher will present its fourth ASK OU Advanced Kashrus Seminar for Women from Monday, August 24 to Friday, August 28 at OU headquarters in New York.  The women’s seminar alternates with a men’s program…

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Online Movie: Outer Space Kosher

June 23, 2015

Two kids set out to create a kosher product – a meteor bite. When their idea is stolen by an unscrupulous marketing executive, they go into action. This Kosher adventure is for the whole family.  Click here to watch it now! In addition to the feature film above, we’ve also included a bonus movie, in…

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Sold Out: ASK OU Tour of OU KOSHER Meat Production

June 18, 2015

A new OU Kosher product is in the marketplace, and it has proven so popular that it has “sold out” even before its existence was officially announced. The product in question is not food, but it is certainly OU Kosher.  As the newest entry in its expanding array of kosher education programs, the OU Kashrus…

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OU KOSHER RESPONDS TO THE PRE-PASSOVER 2015 NEEDS

April 30, 2015

As the kosher community continues to expand and grow, so does OU Kosher’s commitment to serve it. The just-concluded 2015 Passover season clearly highlights the great lengths that OU Kosher went to once again to meet the needs of the kosher consumer. “People told me how wonderful it was that the OU was there for…

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Jelly Belly Candy Company Receives 2015 OU Company of the Year Award

April 27, 2015

Ms. Pat Collins, Director of Sales for the Jelly Belly Candy Company, accepting the 2015 OU Company of the Year award at the annual OU Kashruth  conference on Sunday, April 26, 2015. This prestigious award represents Jelly Belly’s excellence in dedication and commitment to their OU kosher program and the community at large. On hand…

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OU KOSHER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS – KOSHER HOTLINE

March 23, 2015

OU Kosher announces special OU Kosher Hotline hours to assist with Passover preparations. The following are the hotline’s extended hours: Sunday March 29th: 10:00 am – 12 :00 noon Monday March 30 – Thursday April 2nd: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday April 3rd: 10:00 am – 1 :00 pm (Erev Yom Tov) The kosher hotline number is 212-613-8241….

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