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OU, - Sunday January 21, 2018 - 3 Pages
Additives, Components, Ingredients, Processing Aids: Kosher Definitions By Rabbi Akiva Tendler The OU symbol represents strict oversight of ingredient usage and production processes for OU- certified products. Of the many critical control points in kosher production, ingredient control cannot be...
  NEW TO THE OU Byrd’s Famous Cookies of Savannah Is Now Certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union Byrd Cookie Company of Savannah, GA, baking “Byrd’s Famous Cookies” since 1924 for both Savannah locals and consumers around the world, has...
    NEW TO THE OU: Blake Hill Preserves’ Award-Winning Range of Chutneys, Jams and Marmalades Now OU Kosher Certified Blake Hill Preserves, producers of award-winning, all-natural chutneys, jams and marmalades in historic Grafton Vermont is proud to announce its...
Seek and You Shall Find: How Information Makes OU Kosher’s Job Easier BY RABBI ELI GERSTEN Often OU Kosher will request information from its certified companies regarding products and product lines that we do not directly certify. To properly certify...
Kasher Paris Expo

April 4, 2014

Kasher Paris Expo Inaugural Kasher Expo Paris, International Exhibition of Kosher Products, to take place in September, 2014 OU Kosher will be prominently represented, along with an expected 150 exhibitors, when the first edition of Kasher Expo Paris, held at Espace...
Ask the Rabbi

April 4, 2014

Ask the Rabbi BY RABBI CHAIM GOLDBERG Q: My company cuts pollock on a floating processor in Alaska (a large fishing vessel which also has the ability to process the catch onboard). We make a fish oil out of the...
Shell Game: An OU Expert Tells How to Determine Which Quail Eggs Are Kosher BY RABBI CHAIM LOIKE Recently quail eggs have become available in many local supermarkets in the United States. Although none of these eggs are currently supervised,...
  SJVC’s Natural Colors BY JOSEPH ROSSI, VP & GENERAL MANAGER, SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CONCENTRATES   The Orthodox Union has provided San Joaquin Valley Concentrates with a competitive advantage and we are sincerely grateful for our relationship with the OU....
At Flanigan Farms, the “Personal Goals Project” Pays Attention to More Than the Bottom Line BY RABBI ZVI B.HOLLANDER Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappo’s, the on-line shoe store, writes in his best-selling book, Delivering Happiness, an ominous warning. He says...
Hello Dolly (Madison): The Cold Facts About Kosher Ice Cream Production BY RABBI AVROHOM GORDIMER Ice cream is an age-old dessert favorite. Historical annals and popular anecdotes date the invention of discovery of ice cream (or something like it!) back...