Archive for the ‘Kosher Alert’ Category

DOG HOUSE (KOSHER SPORTS BAR) TO OPEN IN TEANECK, NJ

FROM YEAH, THAT’S KOSHER UPDATE: Officially opening Sept 4th! Kashrut under the supervision of Rabbi Zushe Yosef Blech, Hasgachat Kashrus of Kehillas Bais Ben Zion, Monsey, NY. Watching and enjoying your favorite sports teams with your kosher observant buddies is getting easier in the NYC area thanks to new kosher sports bars opening up. A […]

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants News, Uncategorized

HAAGEN DAZS ADDS NEW GELATO FLAVORS

FROM KOSHER TODAY New Flavors of Gelato from Haagen-Dazs by Eda Kram, New Product Showcase Editor The Haagen-Dazs brand has expanded its Gelato line, including Caramelized Banana Chip Gelato: A blend of rich caramel banana gelato with semi-sweet chocolaty chips. Pistachio Gelato: Gelato that is rich and buttery, delivering a deep roasted pistachio taste. Pomegranate […]

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Alert, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

BIG KOSHER NEWS FROM KRAFT

The OU recently announced that there are some kosher certified cheeses now available. At the moment, there are only a few certified cheeses, so consumers must look for the OU on the label. Absent the OU, it is not kosher. Here is the list thus far: Kraft String Cheese 2% Milk Mozzarella Kraft String Cheese […]

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Alert, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE KOSHER CERTIFICATION ON PACIFIC ORGANIC LOW SODIUM VEGETABLE BROTH?

We received an email from a loyal reader: I had been using Pacific Organic low-sodium vegetable broth, which had been Kof-K pareve. But about a month or so ago, the hechsher disappeared. The ingredients don’t seem to have changed, so I’m guessing it’s a production-line issue? So I wrote to them to complain, and got […]

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER WITH NO CERTIFICATE

Some Jerusalem restaurants aim to alter the dynamic in the kosher supervision industry. Two years ago, a few Jerusalem restaurant owners got fed up with the local rabbinate, and decided to give up their kosher certificates. They posted signs in their restaurants that read “Kosher with no certificate,” and even started a Facebook page, which […]

Posted on June 27, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Kosher News, Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

SUNNY DELIGHT BEVERAGES TO BE AVAILABLE ON SODA STREAM

Sunny Delight Goes Bubbly – Joins SodaStream Home Carbonation Platform One of America’s favorite juice drinks to be carbonated at home exclusively with SodaStream CINCINNATI, OH and AIRPORT CITY, Israel, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — SodaStream International, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SODA), the leading manufacturer of home beverage carbonation systems, today announced a strategic agreement with Sunny Delight […]

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RABBI MOSHE FEINSTEIN (OBM)- TSHUVAH ON PEANUTS (TRANSLATED)

“Concerning peanuts, which were called stashkes in Europe—they have been accepted as being permitted on Pesach and are not considered kitniyos (legumes that are forbidden on Pesach) because all the reasons for the prohibition of kitniyos do not apply to peanuts. Peanuts are not sown in fields (with grain), and even if they were there […]

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Alert, Kosher News, Passover, Uncategorized

GABILA’S IS BACK!

FROM LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY A fire marshal Thursday cleared Gabila’s Knishes in Copiague to resume production of its mainstay product almost five months after a fire sidelined a key piece of equipment and resulted in a nationwide fried knish famine. Stacey Ziskin Gabay, executive vice president and general counsel for the family-owned business, said production […]

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER BECAUSE IT HAS NO HECHSHER!

Products that are kosher only without a heksher Many years ago Garelick Farms decided to market its milk all-natural, which meant that it needed a natural source of Vitamin D – and it chose shark oil. This had at least two consequences: Hood Dairy began running an ad with the tagline “There’s something fishy about […]

Posted on March 10, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CHIEF RABBI LAU TO ALLOW FEMALE KOSHER INSPECTORS- FINALLY

Women Can Work As Kosher Food Inspectors, Chief Rabbi Belatedly Says Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com Speaking earlier today at the annual meeting of owners of catering halls, haredi Ashkenazi Chief of Israel Rabbi David Lau said he sees nothing wrong with employing female kosher food inspectors, Arutz Sheva reported. But for years the chief rabbinate […]

Posted on March 3, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Kosher News, Uncategorized