Category Archives: 5774 – 2013-2014

Pesach Cookies

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 015/5774 dated 7 Nissan 5774. Some of the Pesach type cookies sold in the marketplace today are the result of a chametz manufacturing process. Shoppers should verify cookies are labeled “kosher for Pesach” in sealed factory wrapping. read more »

Davush Spices Advertising as Kosher but Isn’t

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Spices being sold under the Davush label (35 Moshe Zeitan) claim to be under the hashgacha of Emek Lod Rabbinate. A check with the rabbinate in question reveals the claim is read more »

Buni Restaurant – Beit Kama Junction

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Once again, a very commonplace occurrence; a store that does not have a hashgacha displaying “kosher” on the sign. In this particular place, many soldiers and tourists are likely to stop read more »

Deceptive Sign in a Butcher Shop

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Sali’s Butcher Shop at 17 Allenby Street in Haifa is advertising “we only carry kosher products”. It is pointed out the store cannot receive kosher certification. (While the report does not read more »

Kashrus Woes Pertaining to Half Baked Goods

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Both kosher and non-kosher stores sell muffins and other baked products that arrived in the half-baked stage, permitting a rapid process of completing the product and selling it fresh to consumers. read more »

Clarification Regarding the Kashrus of Meat

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. As the yomtov approaches the demand for meat and chicken increases dramatically. Products sold as lower than believable prices may be the result of kashrus deficiencies and/or below acceptable health/sanitary standards. read more »

More Meat Marked as Kosher Lacking a Hashgacha

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Lamb ribs found for sale in a store in northern Israel packaged under the “Top Mit” brand label are in fact meat of unknown origin. The label however says the product read more »

Chen Rehovot: Marketing Meat of Unknown Origin

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Kashrus and Ministry of Agriculture inspectors apprehended meat of unknown origin being delivered by the Shivuk Chen – Uri Tzoman Company from Rehovot. Packages of poultry had stickers “packaged under the read more »

Meat of Unknown Origin Marked “Kosher”

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Meat packaged under the label S.C. Na’aseh V’Natzliach (See photo) from 29 Rabin Street in Kiryat Ihkron was marked under the “Eden”, “Ohf HaEden” and “Ma’adanei Netzach” labels. The company mentioned read more »

Hashgacha Revoked After Apprehended Selling Treif

1 Nissan 5774 April 1, 2014 The following information is translated from Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus alert 014/5774 dated 29 Adar II 5774. Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit agents operating with Ministry of Agriculture agents recently raided a meat factory in the Arab municipality of Kfar Kassam, located inside Israel, not the PA (Palestinian read more »