Food Items

Maple Syrup

100% pure maple syrup with an OU is acceptable for Passover.

Coconut Oil

All virgin coconut oils are Kosher for Passover, as long as it bears the OU symbol.

Eggs

Whole eggs in their shell may be used without special Passover certification. Egg whites and pasteurized eggs are available with an OU-P. Please refer to the product search or the OU Passover guide for a complete list.

Orange Juice Conc.

Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate is approved for Passover when bearing a regular OU symbol. For specific brands and products please consult the Passover guide or check the OU Passover product search.

Almond Meal

It is preferable to purchase almond meal with Pesach certification. If this is not possible, certain brands are approved when bearing a regular OU symbol. Please consult the OU Passover guide or check the OU Passover product search for a complete list.

Meat and Poultry

Contemporary production methods could invalidate the Passover status of the plainest cut of raw meat.

Olive Oil

All extra virgin olive oils are Kosher for Passover, as long as it bears the OU symbol. All other oils (including olive oil) require a reliable Kosher for Passover certification to be consumed on Passover, except virgin coconut oil.

Seltzer and Water

All unflavored bottled water, seltzer and sparkling water without any additives is Kosher for Passover, even without any Kosher supervision.

Milk

Milk contains added vitamins that contain a slight chametz risk. Therefore it is best to purchase milk made with special Passover supervision. See the OU Passover guide or check the OU Passover product search for a complete list. If one cannot obtain Passover certified milk, regular milk should be bought before Passover at which time chametz can […]

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice is frequently packed on the same equipment as products that contain chometz and kitniyos. Therefore, it is acceptable for Passover with a regular OU only when appearing in the product search or the OU Passover guide or when bearing an OU-P.