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KOSHER NEXUS VOL 11 #5

Kosher News

KOSHER NEXUS VOL 11 #5

Posted on September 3, 2004

The latest edition of the Kosher Nexus is available at the UTJ web site. Go to www.utj.org/Kitchen/knexus/knv11n5.pdf . Enjoy!

GOSH, WE’RE WHELMED!

Posted on August 27, 2004

Yup, not overwhelmed. Not even underwhelmed. Just whelmed. We got a great email today. It said: “Silvermark will launch their new Mince & Chop this fall during the New York Gourmet Show. The new kitchen tool is designed to finely chop and mince small foods, such as garlic, shallots, herbs, nuts, and spices, directly into Continue Reading »

TEA FOR TWO, AND TWO NEW TEAS

Posted on August 25, 2004

We recently tried two new teas from Israel. From Wissotzky Tea, these two new flavors were the hit of our shabbes table this past week. First we tried Limonana. We love Nana tea. What could be bad about Nana tea with lemon?? Indeed it was quite good. Then we tried the Passionfruit/melon tea and it Continue Reading »

DOG FOOD AND POOR PEOPLE

Posted on August 24, 2004

We have been thinking about the letter we received from Rabbi Fishbane of the cRc (www.crcweb.org) concerning Kosher Pets pet food. In part, the rabbi wrote: “I think the real question that needs to be answered is – do humans ever eat dog food? If yes, then we must examine the whole issue from scratch. Continue Reading »

THE cRc FINALLY SPEAKS

Posted on August 20, 2004

We received the following letter from the cRc (www.crcweb.org): Dear Rabbi Rappoport: In the last few days I have gotten several questions about Kosher Pets, and since you had emailed us about this several times I would like to copy you my response to them. “Hi. I have also been following some of the discussion Continue Reading »

KOSHER PETS REDUX

Posted on August 19, 2004

If you look back to our last entry on the Kosher Pets (www.kosherpets.com) / cRc (www.crcweb.org) certification issue (Aug 4), you will see a new letter added by a reader. Ms. Gershona Marcus sent mail to Kosher Pets and received a most interesting reply. Ms. Marcus alludes to her letter, but we thought a brief Continue Reading »

MORE ON KOSHER PETS AND THE cRc

Posted on August 4, 2004

One of our readers received the following- somewhat belated- response from the cRc: “You may note that we have had the company’s home page altered to be more specific in terms of the nature of the Kosher Pets products.” As we pointed out in our last post, however, the additional paragraph that the company added Continue Reading »

BREAKING NEWS

Posted on August 3, 2004

THIS JUST IN FROM THE STAR-K: KAHLUA LIQUEUR, bottled in Mexico, is NO LONGER KOSHER CERTIFIED. Rabbi Nissim Hilu discontinued certification as of June 15, 2004. Kahlua, bottled in Mexico, purchased before June 15, is acceptable. ENTENMANN’S DEVIL’S FOOD CAKE, COOKIES, & FUDGE DELIGHTS CRISPY COOKIES – FUDGE & PEANUT BUTTER (new products) are not Continue Reading »

MORE ON KOSHER PETS PET FOOD

Posted on July 30, 2004

We received the following letter from the cRc. We challenged the propriety of a company saying its pet food is kosher, when, clearly, it is not. “First, the company is accurate in stating that they are endorsed. We do endorse their products as being free of basur v’cholov and, for some products, that they are Continue Reading »

ON THE TABLE IN ISRAEL

Posted on July 25, 2004

Wissotzky Teas has introduced two new flavors this summer: LIMONANA TEA is a caffeine free,lemon-mint tea. PASSION FRUIT MELON TEA contains caffeine. Both make excellent iced tea drinks. MAMA OF is a popular brand in Israel, and it seems that mama has introduced a new product: GRILLED CHICKEN WINGS. Good hot or cold, these wings Continue Reading »