Category Archives: 5770 – 2009/2010

Latest Chief Rabbinate Update on Insect-Free Greens

23 Elul 5770 September 2, 2010 Following is a translation of the latest update from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel pertaining to the various companies selling insect-free leafy greens. The results pertain to the level of insect infestation and the level of pesticides found on products. The inspection covers over 25 different companies selling insect-free read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update 28/2010

Table of Contents 1. Chavruta (Chavrusa) Wine  2. ‘Mul HaSadeh’ Kashrus Faud!  3. Mor Levana – Beit Mordechai Kashrut Agencies  4. Multiflex Protector  5. Yarok HaKfar Celery  6. Frisco Chatzba  7. Sharp Cold Cuts (Maadanei Sharp) – Elon Moreh  8. Wissotzky Round Petit Beurre Cookies  9. Grape Juice/Wine Warning  Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Fraud Division Kashrut Alert – 28   6 Elul 5770 read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update – 26/2010

Table of Contents 1. Yevulei Lachish 2. Yevulei HaNegev  3. Dover Brothers Butcher Shop – Shuk Machane Yehuda  4. Shin.Mem.Reish Salads (Rishon L’Tzion)  5. Ma’adanei HaMoshava Chamutzim Yisraelim  6. Fish Fillet Concerns  7. Taam Hachaim 10 8. Eleanor Candies 9. A Word and a Warning About the Free Tasters  10. Correction Regarding Report 19  11. Reading Hall   Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Fraud Division Kashrut read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update – 25/2010

Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Fraud Division Kashrut Alert – 25   24 Tammuz 5770 July 6, 2010 1. Treif Alert! An alert mashgiach prevented the sale of lamb fat suspected of being treif to a meat processing factory. Fraudulent shipping manifests and documents accompanied the non-kosher lamb fat, but the mashgiach’s keen eye detected what read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update – 24/2010

Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Fraud Division Kashrut Alert – 24   16 Tammuz 5770 June 28, 2010 1. Unauthorized Chicken Slaughter House WARNING, FORGERY: An inspection of Gavrieli slaughterhouse (6 Pardes Street, Azure) distributed by Adir and Baruch LTD is marked “kosher under the Azure Rabbinate” but in essence, the slaughter house DOES NOT have read more »

Thousands Island Salad Dressing (Barcode 036294105022)

9 Tammuz 5770 June 21, 2010 Regarding Chief Rabbanut Kashrut update 23/2010, it appears the Kashrut Enforcement Division erred regarding the above-mentioned item, number three in the Kashrut update. Thousand Island dressing is, and has always been, PARVE! The OU-D on the original manufacturer’s label is an error; the importer’s sticker is actually correct.

Chief Rabbinate Update – 23/2010

Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Fraud Division Kashrut Alert – 23   5 Tammuz 5770 June 17, 2010 Chetos Corns Snack, Cheese Flavored The Netivot Rabbinate kosher claim is fine, but the Russian language translation erroneously lists the product as parve when in essence, it is dairy. This may indeed result in members of the read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update – 21/2010

Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Fraud Division Kashrut Alert – 21   20 Sivan 5770 June 2, 2010 Yakvei Binyamina (Binyamina Winery) The Binyamina  – Givat Olga Rabbinate reports the kosher certification has been removed from this winery and therefore, the product is not permitted for use in halls and other eateries under the supervision read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update – 20/2010

Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Fraud Division Kashrut Alert – 20   7 Sivan 5770 May 20, 2010 Table of Contents Café V’Tavlinin (Coffee and Spices)  ‘U’ Distributing  Chofit Hotel – Matte Asher Council  Kaftorei Chocolade (Chocolate Buttons)  Yarok Reshet Machsanei Mazon  Roladin LTD  Burger Bar – Carmiel  Hady Earl Grey Tea  Chevel Modi’in Rabbinate read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update 19/2010

Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Enforcement Division Kashrut Alert – 19   13 Iyar 5770 April 27, 2010 The Rabbinate has removed its hechsher from Meshek Kroiter insect-free greens after laboratory inspection revealed infestation in the company’s cauliflower and broccoli. As such, stores and events under Rabbanut supervision may not use the product. (Photo on read more »