Archive for January, 2009

RAISINS NO MORE??

KAJ has announced that any and all raisins are off limits due to incredible levels of bug infestation. Wow, that was a kick in the pants. The USDA has a list of permitted “defects” allowed in food stuff. Read bugs and the stuff they leave behind as “defects.” Obviously, the level of defect in kosher […]

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Posted on January 30, 2009 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Kosher Alert

KOSHER SITES

From time to time, people ask us about sites for finding all sorts of special kosher stuff. Here are some sites we especially like: http://www.naturesflavors.com/advanced_search_result.php?osCsid=fd3114153253 d44172eae1014ad954b8&categories_id=&inc_subcat=1&keywords=kosher&x=0&y=0 http://www.sweetservices.com/Kosher_C208.cfm http://www.hersheys.com/products/kosher.asp This is a very interesting site: http://www.kantrowitz.com/chocolate/ Finally, someone asked us where to find bricks of caramel. Here is a good place: King Arthur Flour Company sells […]

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Posted on January 29, 2009 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Kosher News

PRINT COPY OF THE KOSHER NEXUS NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE

So many people (but not the people on this blog) commented that they missed the old hard copy edition of the Kosher Nexus Newsletter, that we decided to bring it back!! Go to: www.utj.org and print it out for yourself. Many rabbis put it out in the shul foyer. If so, you are in luck. […]

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Posted on January 28, 2009 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics

SUPER SECRET CODE REVEALED!

Ever wonder what the numbers on canned goods mean? Well, wonder no more. If the first three numbers are either 690, 691 or 692 the canned goods come from China. If the first two numbers fall in the 00 to 09 range, the stuff comes from either the USA or Canada. Numbers 30 to 37 […]

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Posted on January 27, 2009 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics