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OU, - Monday January 18, 2021 - 14 Pages
Summer Camp friends Ashley Albert and Kevin Rodriguez, founders of The Matzo Project, set out to try a new take on the culturally beloved, but frequently bland matzo cracker. They came up with a super-snappy, extra-sturdy, crazy-versatile snack that goes...
While growing up in Austria, Oscar Abeles learned about meat and provisions through butcher apprenticeships. He even kept a book where recipes and notes showed the proper techniques for crafting hot dogs and salamis. After moving to the United States,...
The Story Behind Kosher Soap    Soap production has historically used animal fats that are then processed with a strong alkali, such as sodium hydroxide (caustic soda). Due to the many kosher laws that govern what types of fats may and...
It was a bright Monday morning, but Rabbi Weinstein of the Yes, It’s Kosher! agency felt uneasy. In the past hour, already two consumers had phoned his Kosher Hotline with the following query. Mega-Mart, the bulk consumer emporium, was offering...
Kosher Thailand?

March 29, 2017

At first glance, those words do not go together. However, nothing could be farther from the truth. OU Kosher currently certifies 57 companies and 137 plants in the “land of smiles,” as it is affectionately known. In fact, the OU...
The scene in my local supermarket is a familiar one each year. A few weeks before Passover, an eight-day holiday that falls sometime in March or April (the Jewish calendar is lunar, and that’s why the date varies from year...
Sandwiches are beautiful, sandwiches are fine, I like sandwiches, I eat them all the time. I eat them for my supper, and I eat them for my lunch. If I had a hundred sandwiches, I’d eat them all at once. -...
Great news for kosher consumers and all of us who value quality cuisine and quality of life! America’s leading spice distributor, Harris Spice Company, is pleased to announce that it has recently attained OU Kosher certification. Spices have long served...
  When someone falls on tough financial times, more often than not, his self-respect takes a hard hit. If it gets to the point when he’s not sure where his next meal is coming from – along with the desperately...
Anyone who’s ever tasted fresh-baked challah would agree it comes pretty close to a Heavenly experience – one you’ll want to repeat. Often. Crest Hill Bakery, producers of hundreds of handmade breads, is ready, willing and award-winningly able to satisfy...