PRESS RELEASE FROM 1997- REMEMBER IT???

We came across this press release from 1997 the other day. Where were you when you heard that Oreos were kosher????????

CALLING ALL KOSHER COOKIE LOVERS:

THE OREO HAS ARRIVED!!!

keeping kosher just got easier

No need to stare with envy at packages of and while shopping at your local supermarket. In a step that is sure to send joyous shock waves throughout the kosher snack food industry, America’s favorite sandwich and chocolate chip cookies now carry the OU — the world’s foremost kashruth supervision symbol.

The 85-years-young Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookie is renowned throughout the nation for its crispy chocolate layers and rich creme center. Chips Ahoy! has earned distinction in its own right for being exceptionally tasty chocolate cookies!!! Now, both leading Nabisco brands are available to the long-awaiting kosher nibbler.

Aside from Oreo and Chips Ahoy!, nearly 80 scrumptious low fat, fat free and regular snackfoods produced by the Nabisco Food Company bear the OU or the OUD certification including Fig Newtons Cookies, Ritz Crackers, Chunky Chips Ahoy!, Nabisco Grahams and more!!!

“One of the biggest food companies and the world’s premier Kosher Certifying agency have successfully joined forces to bring the USA’s most popular snack foods to the kosher consumer,” said Kevin J. Murphy, Nabisco Senior Quality Control Specialist.

“With Nabisco under the OU certification, kosher consumers everywhere can rest assured that they need not sacrifice kasruth standards in order to get great taste,” said Rabbi Eliyahu Safran Senior Rabbinic Coordinator.

Posted on April 27, 2007 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink
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