Insect Alert Regarding Pomegranates

15 Kislev 5774
November 18, 2013
The Badatz Eida Chareidit released the following kashrus alert on 14 Kislev;

As a result of high insect infestation in pomegranates this season, one should inspect the seeds prior to consumption to make certain there is no infestation.

Stores selling pomegranate juice have been instructed to strain the juice after squeezing it. Those making pomegranate juice at home should strain it as well.

Once can purchase such as strainer in stores, the type used for herbal tea leaves, 90 micron, which is the size we recommend.

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