Additional Update on Sushi Seaweed

14 Iyar 5774 May 14, 2014 Earlier this week I posted and update from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus Enforcement Unit regarding Sushi Seaweed. That update stated the hashgacha from the Institute of Mitzvos Tluyos B’aretz is bogus. I contacted the OU in the USA as stated in the first update and the response read more »

Revocation of Kosher Certification from “Netach” Meats in Kiryat Shmona

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. After founding treif on premises, the Kiryat Shmona Rabbinate has decided to revoke the company’s hashgacha. One who purchased meats from the store should turn to the local rabbinate to inquire as what must be read more »

Bogus Kashrus: “Sandwich Ton”

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. The Sandwich Ton Company in Alfei Menashe was under the supervision of the local Rabbanut in the past. This is not the case today however it continues to advertise as being kosher certified by the read more »

Candy World – Jerusalem Central Bus Station

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. The Jerusalem Rabbinate reports that the Olam HaMamtakim candy store in the Jerusalem Central Bus Station is no longer under its supervision. The store refuses to return the teudat hechsher. To read the original Hebrew read more »

Bogus Kashrus on Sushi Seaweed

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. The Sushila ( סושי’לה) Company distributes sushi seaweed and the packages have a bogus kosher logo from the Institute of Mitzvos Tluyos B’aretz along with a statement “checked and there is no fear of parasites”. read more »

Y. Yivulei Katif Lettuce is Unacceptable

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. Due to the discovery of aphids in packages of the above-mentioned lettuce, the Chief Rabbinate no longer accepts the product in establishments with its supervision. Any products received after Tuesday, 6 Iyar (May 6th), must read more »

Bogus Kosher Claim on Chik Chak Snack Food

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. Bags of Chik Chak snack food found in the marketplace bear a kosher logo of the Tiveria Rabbinate. The product originates in Ilbun, which is under the jurisdiction of the Chief Rabbinate Nationwide Kashrus, not read more »

Treif Fish Found in Commercial Cartons of Kosher Fish

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. Seafood has been found inside cartons of imported kosher fish. The treif products found in the imported fish include non-kosher fish and crabs. Mashgichim opening cartons of fish must inspect the product before permitting it read more »

Abu Romi & Tufiq Romi Products are Prohibited

12 Iyar 5774 May 12, 2014 The following information is translated from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit Update 017/2014. Before Pesach inspectors from the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Unit located a quantity of treif meat in Tamra, in the Galil.  This led to a follow-up investigation and a ban on any kosher certified eatery read more »

Triangle K Taking Corrective Action

11 Iyar 5774 May 11, 2014 Last week JKN reported that the Triangle K hashgacha appeared to have moved to a logo that seemed to duplicate the logo of Badatz Mehadrin, Rabbi Avraham Rubin. A reader who assists JKN often contacted Rabbi Aryeh Ralbag of the Triangle K and the rav explained he was totally read more »