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TreeHouse Private Brands Named “OU Professional Partner of the Year”

May 19, 2016

Mr. Barry Brown has been involved with Kosher for about 3 decades. He is a superb, moral and ethical individual and the consummate professional: Devoted to his family, his company, his community and those he works with. Vigilant in upholding production and Kashrus requirements with great attention to every detail: Thus, ensuring production of quality products…

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Kellogg’s Receives “OU Company of the Year” Award

May 19, 2016

Ms. Elizabeth Seibert is Senior Quality Compliance Manager for the Kellogg Company. In this capacity, Ms. Seibert oversees implementation and adherence to strict regulatory guidelines and standards among the dozens of Kellogg Company manufacturing sites. This has made Ms. Seibert uniquely qualified to preside over the management of all aspects of kosher certification for the…

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Ten Interesting New OU-Certified Products From Kosherfest 2015

November 17, 2015

I meant to save a bit of the brownie for my husband, but I had eaten the whole thing before I realized. Before I had even eaten breakfast. I tried to rationalize it was okay to give in to my chocolate craving because these were made with black beans and cocoa.  Made by Pure Genius—a…

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ORTHODOX UNION CONGRATULATES OU KOSHER MARKETING DIRECTOR PHYLLIS KOEGEL OF WOODMERE ON BEING HONORED AT THE FIFTH ANNUAL PRE-KOSHERFEST MEDIA DINNER

November 10, 2015

Phyllis Koegel, OU Kosher Marketing Director and Woodmere resident popularly known as “The Woman Who Keeps Tootsie Rolls Kosher,”  was honored last night at the fifth annual Pre-Kosherfest “KosherFEAST” Media Dinner at T-Fusion Steakhouse in Brooklyn. A Kosherfest regular for many years, Ms. Koegel often travels around the globe and has also been to major…

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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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Trade Shows: Meet the OU Representatives

September 16, 2014

OU Representatives will be more than glad to meet you at the following trade shows. Please stop by!   Cibus 2016 18th International Food Exhibition May 9 – 12, 2016 Viale delle Esposizioni, Parma, Italy Website Summer Fancy Food Show Javits Center New York, NY June 26 – 28, 2016 Website

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OU KOSHER HONORS TERRY GRILLO OF FIRMENICH FOR 20 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE

May 28, 2014

On May 21 the OU recognized Terry Grillo, Regulatory Specialist at Firmenich, upon the occasion of her retirement after more than 20 years of dedicated service to the Orthodox Union kosher program. Firmenich is one of the global leaders in the flavor industry. Left to right: Elisa Berger, Flavor Analyst and Administrative Assistant to Rabbi…

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Pfizer Inc. Receives kosher Certification for Elelyso™ (taliglucerase alfa) for Injection, For the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease, Most Frequently Found Among Ashkenazi Jews

May 19, 2014

Treatment for rare inherited lysosomal storage disorder is the first prescription medication to receive kosher certification from the Orthodox Union Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the Orthodox Union (OU) has granted kosher certification to ELELYSO™ (taliglucerase alfa) for injection, an enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) for the long-term treatment of adults with a confirmed diagnosis…

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OU PASSOVER 2014 WRAP UP: SHARED EFFORT, BIG NUMBERS

May 13, 2014

Even as the 50-day sefirah countdown to Shavuot (June 4-5) proceeds, OU Kosher has released a different set of holiday-related numbers, reflecting the performance of the Orthodox Union during the recently concluded Passover festival. As always, Passover was a gargantuan effort for the Orthodox Union, but the work was organizational rather than departmental, and shared…

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