Archive for May, 2016

OUR RESPONSE TO YESTERDAY’S POST FROM KOSHER TODAY

We suspect that the line about kosher for Passover Viagra was a joke, based on the fact that it makes something rise. Really now! Kosher cannabis? It is a plant. Do we buy certified kosher watermelons? Do we need now to buy only Glatt Kosher marijuana? The OU foisted glatt on all of us some […]

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

KOSHER CERTIFIED NON FOOD PRODUCTS

************** OUR COMMENTARY ON THIS ARTICLE FROM KOSHER TODAY WILL APPEAR AS TOMORROW’S ARTICLE Rabbis Debate How Far Kosher Certification Agencies Should Go? Should it Include Marijuana? New York – Anytime an unconventional item is certified kosher, it makes news. Last year the sensation was kosher for Passover Viagra. Recently it was the newly kosher […]

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SNACK FACTORY TORTILLA CHIPS (OU PAREVE)

CHECK OUT THESE FLAVORS: SEA SALT and GARLIC HUMMUS PRESS RELEASE The company best known for its flat pretzels is “upping its snack game” with the introduction of Snack Factory Tortilla Chips. Part of the Synder’s-Lance family of brands, Hanover, Pa.-based Snack Factory offers two varieties of tortilla chips: Sea Salt and Garlic Hummus. Like […]

Posted on May 27, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

NEW FLAVORS FOR PHILADELPHIA BRAND CREAM CHEESE

PRESS RELEASE Kraft’s Philadelphia Cream Cheese brand is extending its line of sweet and savory spreads with new varieties Olive and Peach. The spreads are made with real ingredients, including fresh milk, cream and real fruits and vegetables. New Philadelphia Olive Cream Cheese Spread is made with Spanish olives and red bell pepper, and Philadelphia […]

Posted on May 26, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

NATURAL SINS FRUIT/VEGETABLE CHIPS

If these make us a sinner, then call us a sinner! This product is a Kosher Nexus Five Fork Award Winner! OU kosher, with no preservatives, no artificial colors or flavors, no sodium, no fat, no gluten,and are non GMO. The only ingredients are the fruit/vegetable with a light sprinkling of cane sugar. Flavors include: […]

Posted on May 25, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HAVE YOU HEARD THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT CHERRIES?

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU The cherry season has arrived in many states and is soon to come in others! Not only can we rejoice about their sweet and tart flavor, and the fun of eating them, but about the many health benefits cherries bring as well! Cherries are a rich source of vitamin C, […]

Posted on May 24, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HILLSIDE CANDY GO ORGANIC CANDIES AND CHEWIES

FROM THE COMPANY WEB SITE The GoOrganic Story Consumer awareness has caused the organic market to explode. GoOrganic is a delicious, organic candy certified by QAI (Quality Assurance Institute/ USDA). All of our ingredients are carefully sourced to insure excellence and organic integrity. The Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 was established because there was […]

Posted on May 23, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

DR PRAEGER’S ADDS VEGGIES (OU Pareve)

PRESS RELEASE Vegetarian products company Dr. Praeger’s, based in Elmwood Park, N.J., packs garden-fresh flavor and ingredients into a breakfast classic: the hash brown. The family-owned company – best known for its popular veggie burgers – has launched a line of four frozen hash brown varieties that feature root vegeables for added flavor and taste. […]

Posted on May 20, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BIENA CHICKPEA SNACKS (KOF-K)

These are amazing snacks. What could be better than chickpeas? Here in Israel, chickpeas (ie, hummus) are a part of every day life. Along comes this new snack, and we are super excited. The snack contains NO added sugars, artificial colors, artificial flavors, artificial preservative, are gluten free, and are certified non GMO. Check out […]

Posted on May 19, 2016 at 12:02 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HERSHEY’S SIMPLE 5 SYRUPS

PRESS RELEASE The Hershey Co. is taking a classic, and making it, well, classic. Hershey’s Simply 5 Syrup, made from cocoa, water, natural flavor from real vanilla beans, cane sugar, and organic invert cane syrup derived from sugar cane, delivers the product’s signature taste and texture. The syrup is no longer made with high-fructose corn […]

Posted on May 18, 2016 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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