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OU, - Friday October 19, 2018 - 3 Pages
The North American Kosher Cheese Market’s Coming of Age By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Those who follow kosher market trends are vividly aware of the maturation of the North American kosher wine industry, in which prize-winning wines that “just happen to...
  Insight into Ask OU: The World’s Premier Kosher Training Initiative   By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer As part of its ongoing professional enrichment initiatives, OU Kosher hosts two programs every other summer that are geared to enhance kosher certification worldwide and...
OU Kosher’s Man in the Control Tower: Meet Rabbi Michael Morris By Bayla Sheva Brenner If you want to know where any of the 500 OU Kosher RFRs (rabbinic field representatives) are at any given time on any given day...
NEW TO THE OU Reed’s Brews the Best with OU Kosher Certification By Chris Reed, Founder and CEO of Reed’s, Inc. As the producer of the top selling sodas in the natural food industry, we’re very proud to be newly...
NEW TO THE OU From the Heart of Veneto, The Poli Distillery Introduces EVE, the First Kosher for Passover Grappa By Lorna Geremia, Poli Distillery The Poli Distillery is a historic artisanal distillery, solely owned by the Poli family, and...
NEW TO THE OU Li-Lac Gourmet Chocolates Now OU Kosher Li-Lac Chocolates is Manhattan’s oldest chocolate house -- a New York tradition since 1923.  They make old-world artisan chocolate in small batches using their founder’s original recipes and production methods...
Kosher and Non-Kosher in the Same Plant? Could Be. By Rabbi Chaim Goldberg “But Rabbi, before we start I want you to know…we also do non-kosher!!!” Those words, often uttered during an initial conversation about potential kosher certification of a...
IN THEIR WORDS The Cheese Guy By Brent Delman I have been in the gourmet food business for nearly 20 years, and have always had a passion for fine cheeses.  Having grown up in the Midwest, I also gained an...
IN THEIR WORDS Allie’s GF Goodies Homemade Gluten Free Goodness® Are Now OU Kosher By Elizabeth Luckman If something needs to be done correctly and with passion, ask a Jewish mother to do something for her child. When Allison Luckman was...
Ask the Rabbi

December 8, 2014

Ask the Rabbi By Rabbi Eli Gerstein   Q:  Our tunnel oven is currently dedicated to run only kosher pareve products. Would it be permissible to run a dairy cookie on this line as a test run? The dairy product...