Go South Young Mashgiach: An OU RFR Travels the Highways and Byways of the Old Confederacy…

July 29, 2009

A tour of South-Eastern United States with an OU Rabbinic Field Representative meeting products and people that leave a lasting impression.

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OU Kosher Baking Manual Sets Industry Standards

July 23, 2009

The Orthodox Union Kosher Division, the world’s largest and most respected kosher certification agency, today announced the publication of the “OU Manual for the Baking Industry,” a compendium of the knowledge and experience of the expert OU rabbis who travel the world applying the time-honored laws of kosher to the industrial practices of today.

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Colombia – Land of (Kosher) Opportunity

June 24, 2009

A survey of the opportunities for Kosher in the country of Colombia.

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Bazooka Candy Brand’s Top Selling Ring Pop Certified Kosher

May 19, 2009

Bazooka Candy Brands, a division of Topps Inc., announced today that Ring Pop, its bestselling candy, has been kosher certified by the Orthodox Union. Production of the newly kosher Ring Pop, with brand new packaging bearing the “OU” symbol, begins this month with the candy shipping to retailers nationwide in August.

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OU Passover Website For 2009,, 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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OU Kosher To Recommend Organic Certification Agency To OU Clients

February 4, 2009

As part of its practice of providing a full range of services to its certified companies, OU Kosher has announced that it will recommend Organic National & International Certifiers (ON & IC) of Lincolnwood, IL to its client companies who are seeking certification that their products are not only kosher, but organic as well.

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Newly Redesigned Product Search

January 15, 2009

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

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Remembrance of the Mumbai Kedoshim

December 22, 2008

Rabbi Martin Grunberg, a rabbinic field representative for OU Kosher, who covers Asia for the OU, knew both Ben Zion Chroman and Rabbi Leibish Teitelbaum, who were murdered in the Mumbai massacre. He has prepared the following remembrance of the kedoshim.

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ou direct, account management tool for ou kosher companies, adds online ingredient automation

December 9, 2008

OU Direct, the six-part website which OU Certified companies use to manage their accounts, became even more direct today with the enhancement of Online Ingredient Automation. This newest feature will…

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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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