Passover

The information below is only applicable for Passover 2020

Nutritionals and Dietary Supplements

OU Kosher Staff

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING POINTS: 

  • Many of the products contain kitniyot, some as the primary ingredient.
  • Some of the products may contain minor ingredients that are possibly, though unlikely, produced from chametz-based raw materials. All such ingredients are used at a less than 1:60 ratio.
  • Liquid versions of these products are preferable to their powdered counterparts.
  • Products that contain flavors should only be provided when no unflavored alternative exists.
  • Products should be purchased before Passover and be maintained segregated from Kosher for Passover foods.

The product brands listed below are not certified kosher for passover by the OU. Nonetheless the OU has identified these products as halachically acceptable for infants and those who are ill:

MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS*:

Products with an asterisk (*) contain oat fiber that is not chametz.

  • Abound
  • Arginaid
  • Arginaid Extra
  • Benecalorie
  • Beneprotein
  • Boost Glucose Control
  • Boost High Protein
  • Boost Nutritional Pudding
  • Boost Plus
  • Diabetishield
  • Diabetisource AC
  • Enfamil Human Milk Fortifier Powder
  • Enlive
  • Ensure Compact
  • Ensure Complete Nutrition Shake
  • Ensure Healthy Mom Shake
  • Ensure High Calcium Shake
  • Ensure High Protein Shake
  • Ensure HN
  • Ensure Homemade Shake
  • Ensure Plus
  • Ensure Plus Advance
  • Ensure Plus HN
  • Ensure Plus Next Generation 
  • Ensure Shake
  • Ensure TwoCal
  • Fibersource HN
  • Glucerna 1.0
  • Glucerna 1.2*
  • Glucerna 1.5*
  • Isosource
  • Isosource HN with Fiber
  • Jevity 1.0
  • Jevity 1.2*
  • Jevity 1.5 *
  • Nepro
  • Nepro HP
  • Nepro LP
  • Nepro Vanilla 
  • Nepro with Carb Steady Flavored
  • Novasource Renal Nutren (Product line)
  • Osmolite 1.0, 1.2, 1.5
  • Osmolite HN (unflavored)
  • Perative
  • Portagen
  • Promote (except Promote with fiber)
  • Pulmocare
  • Resource 2.0
  • Resource Dairy Thick
  • Resource Diabetic
  • Resource Milk Shake Mix
  • Resource Thicken Up
  • Resource Thickened Juice
  • Resource Shake Plus Simply Thick
  • Thick & Easy — All
  • Thick-It
  • Vital
  • Vivonex Pediatric
  • Vivonex Plus
  • Vivonex Ten

PEDIATRIC SUPPLEMENTS

  • Boost Kid Essentials, 1.0, 1.5
  • Boost Kid Essentials with Fiber
  • D-Vi-Sol
  • Enfamil 5% Glucose Water
  • Fer-In-Sol Drops
  • Poly-Vi-Sol Drops
  • Tri-Vi-Sol Drops
  • Resource Just for Kids with Fiber
  • Pediasure Complesure
  • Pediasure RPB
  • Pediasure Peptide
  • Pediasure Vanilla Powder
  • Pediasure Shakes

PEDIATRIC ELECTROLYTES:

  • Bright Beginnings
  • Comforts for Baby
  • Cottontails
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Enfamil Enfalyte Oral Electrolyte Solution
  • Goodness
  • H-E-B Baby
  • Home 360 Baby
  • Meijer
  • Mom to Mom
  • Naturalyte
  • ShopRite
  • Parent’s Choice
  • Pedialyte (all flavors)
  • Top Care
  • Walgreen’s
  • Western Family

INFANT FORMULAS:

  • 365 Everyday Value
  • Ameribella
  • America’s Choice for Baby
  • Babies R US
  • Baby Basics
  • Baby’s Choice
  • Bear Essentials
  • Belacta
  • Belacta Premium
  • BelactaSure
  • Berkley & Jensen
  • Bright Beginnings
  • Cottontails
  • CVS
  • Daily Source
  • Discount Drug Mart
  • Earth’s Best
  • EleCare
  • EnfaCare
  • Enfagrow
  • Enfagrow NeuroPro
  • Enfagrow Premium
  • Enfagrow Toddler Transitions Gentlease
  • Enfalac
  • Enfamil
  • Enfamil A.R.
  • Enfamil Enspire            
  • Enfamil NeuroPro EnfaCare
  • Enfamil Premature High Protein 24 Cal per fl oz
  • Enfamil ProSobee
  • Enfamil Reguline
  • Enfaport
  • Enfapro
  • Food Lion
  • Full Circle
  • Fulton Street Market
  • Gerber Good Start
  • Giant
  • Giant Eagle Baby
  • Hannaford
  • H-E-B
  • Heinz Nurture 
  • Home 360 Baby
  • Hy-Vee
  • Isomil
  • Kirkland Signature
  • Kuddles
  • Laura Lynn
  • Life Brand
  • Little Ones
  • Meijer Baby
  • Member’s Mark
  • Mom to Mom
  • Moo Moo Buckaroo
  • Mother’s Choice
  • My Organic Baby
  • Nature’s Place
  • Nestle Good Start
  • Next Step
  • NutraEnfant
  • O Organic Baby
  • Parent’s Choice
  • Premier Value
  • President’s Choice
  • Price Chopper 
  • PurAmino
  • Publix
  • Rite Aid – Tugaboos
  • Shopko
  • Similac
  • Similac Advance Plus
  • Similac Comfort
  • Similac Gold w/HMO
  • Similac LeMehadrin
  • Similac Neosure
  • Similac Spit Up/AR
  • Similac RTF
  • Similac Special Care RTF
  • Simply Right
  • Stop & Shop
  • Sunrise
  • Supervalu
  • Target
  • Tippy Toes by TopCare 
  • Top Care
  • Topco
  • Up & Up
  • Vermont Organics
  • Walgreens
  • Wegmans
  • Well Beginnings
  • Western Family

MILK ALTERNATIVES

The following products are acceptable for the infirm who need milk alternatives. They are acceptable only in shelf-stable packaging (32 oz packaging that does not require refrigeration until opening).

    • Almond Breeze Original
    • Rice Dream Classic Original
    • Soy Dream Original Enriched

PRENATAL PILLS

Maxi Health has produced Chometz-Free Prenatal Caps that will be available with a special sticker bearing the OU Symbol as shown below:

Questions about OU certified nutritional supplements not on this list should be directed to the OU Kashruth Hotline at (212) 613-8241.

OU Kosher Staff

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