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Soy "Milk" Makers May Need To Find Alternativ...

Article by AP | Published 07/19/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator su...

   
 

Is The "Organic" Seal Worth It, Given Dispute...

Article by AP | Published 07/11/18 | Comments (0)

New York - Is paying more for organic milk, meat or a can of beans worth it? The “USDA Organic” label generally signifi...

   
 

Fresh Grounds For Coffee: Study Shows It May Boost Long...

Article by AP | Published 07/02/18 | Comments (0)

Chicago - Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who ...

   
 

Tariffs Stir Unrest Among American Whiskey Producers

Article by AP | Published 06/22/18 | Comments (0)

Louisville, KY - Much of the rye whiskey aging in hundreds of barrels at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Virginia could end up being consumed in Europe, a...

   
 

FDA Reconsiders Added Sugar Label For Maple Syrup, Hone...

Article by AP | Published 06/20/18 | Comments (0)

Washington - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to label pure maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars. ...

   
 

Meat 2.0? Clean Meat? Spat Shows The Power Of Food Word...

Article by AP | Published 06/19/18 | Comments (0)

New York - If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called? That question has yet to be decided by...

   
 

Paskesz Candy To Temporarily Suspend Distribution Of So...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/08/18 | Comments (0)

Paskesz Candy today told TLS they will be temporarily suspending the distribution of the Sour Worx candy after complaints of irritation. <...

   
 

5 Dead, Nearly 200 Sickened In Romaine Lettuce Outbreak

Article by AP | Published 06/01/18 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.<...

   
 

Israel Exporting More Dairy Products

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/24/18 | Comments (0)

An analysis by the Israel Export Institute’s Economy Department showed that Israel’s export of dairy products in 2017 rose 21% from that of...

   
 

Amazon Cuts Whole Foods Prices For Prime Members In New...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/16/18 | Comments (0)

Seattle - Amazon.com Inc and Whole Foods Market are making a surgical strike in the already brutal grocery price war. On Wednesday,...

   
 

WHO Wants To Rid The World Of Trans Fat By 2023

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 05/15/18 | Comments (0)

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday launched their guide to eliminate artificial trans fat from all food in the world by the year 2023....

   
 

Beer Update as of May 9, 2018 - Star-K Maryland Beer Al...

Article by Star-K | Published 05/10/18 | Comments (0)

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WHO: Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent Of Di...

Article by AP | Published 05/04/18 | Comments (0)

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying that saturated fats shouldn't make up more than 10 ...

   
 

Robot Fast-food Chefs: Hype Or A Sign Of Industry Chang...

Article by AP | Published 05/03/18 | Comments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into a bowl &mdas...

   
 

Kashrus Alert: Some Pringles are Now Dairy

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/29/18 | Comments (0)

The OU Kosher certification has announced that Pringles potato crisp snacks are now dairy or 'dairy equipment.'The potato...

   
 

Tnuva Reportedly Using Less Milk And More Water In Choc...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/24/18 | Comments (0)

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Calendar May Have Kept Pesach Sales Surge Down; To Repe...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/18/18 | Comments (0)

New York…It is common knowledge amongst retailers that the calendar determines the extent of the sales growth for the Passover season. When the ...

   
 

200 Million Eggs Recalled Because Of Salmonella Concern...

Article by AP | Published 04/15/18 | Comments (0)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 200 million eggs distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in nine states have been recalled because of bacter...

   
 

Maryland Beer Alert Pesach 2018/5778

Article by Star-K | Published 04/08/18 | Comments (0)

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California Judge: Coffee Needs Cancer Warnings

Article by AP | Published 03/29/18 | Comments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. ...

   
 

Another Pesach Is Upon Us (Part 1)

Article by BJLIfe/Alan Freishtat | Published 03/12/18 | Comments (0)

Pesach is upon us… by now you have it all down to a good routine--which rooms get cleaned first, who is in charge of what, and when to kasher th...

   
 

Israeli Food Tech Is Booming

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/07/18 | Comments (0)

Israeli start-up companies are finding new ideas to change the way we think about, produce, and eat food, reports Simone Somekh for Tablet Mag...

   
 

Snyders of Hanover Pretzel Products Labled OU-D, But No...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 03/05/18 | Comments (0)

The following Snyders of Hanover products, are labeled OUD, but in fact, its true status, at the present time, is DE (Dairy Equipment): ...

   
 

Scientists Link Chicken Nuggets, Cereal to Cancer

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/22/18 | Comments (0)

We hate to spoil your breakfast, or supper, but a groundbreaking new study by French scientists has linked processed foods such as cereals and mass-p...

   
 

Preventive Treatment For Peanut Allergies Succeeds In S...

Article by AP | Published 02/20/18 | Comments (0)

New York - The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that its daily capsules ...

   
 

Dunkin' Donuts To Stop Using Foam Cups By 2020 Sha...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/07/18 | Comments (0)

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How Sweet It Is! Nestle Selling US Candy Business For $...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/17/18 | Comments (0)

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Swiss food group Nestle (...

   
 

Consumer Reports Says Avoid Romaine Lettuce After E. Co...

Article by AP | Published 01/04/18 | Comments (0)

Federal public health officials say there’s not enough proof to pinpoint romaine lettuce as the source of a recent outbreak of ...

   
 

Cofix Returning To NIS 5 For Coffee And Other Items

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/19/17 | Comments (0)

Cofix is doing an about face, at least for some of its items after recently announcing an increase on the cost of products from NIS 5 to NIS 6....

   
 

Chanukah - Crafts for Kids: Edible Perler Beads are You...

Article by Esther Ottensosser | Published 12/12/17 | Comments (0)

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Fruit and Vegetable Harvesting on Shabbos Casts Doubt o...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/07/17 | Comments (0)

In a letter that was published by the Mazhirei Shabbos organization, which is funded by the Eidah Charedis, Shabbos activist Avraham Arazi rep...

   
 

‘Big As My Head’: Hawaii Woman Seeks Record...

Article by AP | Published 12/06/17 | Comments (0)

A Hawaii woman is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the massive avocado she snagged is the world’s largest....

   
 

Trump Administration Halts School Lunch Salt Reduction

Article by AP | Published 11/30/17 | Comments (0)

The Trump administration is pausing enforcement of an Obama-era plan to further reduce the amount of salt in school lunches. The Ob...

   
 

Elite Will Not Not Continue Writing ‘Mezonos&rsqu...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/30/17 | Comments (0)

The Elite Company will not be permitted to write “Mezonos” on appropriate items, those items upon which the bracha ‘mezonos’ is...

   
 

Granola Bars – A Halachic Analysis

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times | Published 11/21/17 | Comments (0)

“What? It’s for sure HaAdama!” ...

   
 

Only 1 In 10 Adults Eats Enough Fruits Or Veggies, Stud...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/20/17 | Comments (0)

We should've listened to our parents when they told us to "eat your vegetables." Only 1 in 10 Americans are eating t...

   
 

Empire Kosher Poultry Inc. Recalls Chicken Products Due...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/09/17 | Comments (0)

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Pirated Meats Confiscated In Israeli Arab Municipalitie...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/09/17 | Comments (0)

The Israel Police, along with the various enforcement agencies, are fighting pirate marketing of food for the sake of protecting the health and well-be...

   
 

After Finding Bugs in Their Lunch Bochrim of Yeshivas ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/06/17 | Comments (0)

Students of the Chevron Yeshiva will conduct a voluntary fast on Monday for half a day after finding bugs in the lunch that was served on Sunday....

   
 

New Law Balances Scales For Israeli Produce Consumers

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/30/17 | Comments (0)

Strolling through the fruits and vegetable aisles of an Israeli supermarket in the past month, you may have noticed a scale standing in the aisle that ...

   
 

Fake Water: Poland Spring Targeted By 2nd Lawsuit Over ...

Article by AP | Published 09/14/17 | Comments (0)

A new lawsuit accuses Poland Spring water of deceiving customers by putting the words “100 percent natural spring water” on product...

   
 

Penn State's First Kosher and Allergen-Free Kitche...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 08/31/17 | Comments (0)

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A pilot of a new kitchen and dining station will help Penn State University Park students keep kosher starting this fa...

   
 

France, UK Among 4 Countries Urged To Check Eggs

Article by AP | Published 08/07/17 | Comments (0)

The European Union has notified food safety authorities in Britain, France, Sweden and Switzerland as a precautionary measure that some eggs contaminat...

   
 

Schumer Wants Investigation Into Fast Food Packaging

Article by AP | Published 07/30/17 | Comments (0)

Sen. Charles Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration should launch a formal investigation into the health consequences of chemicals used in fast ...

   
 

Coke Zero Gets Makeover As Coke Zero Sugar

Article by AP | Published 07/26/17 | Comments (0)

Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar. The new name is intended to make clearer that the drink has no sugar, and a new r...

   
 

State Health Officials Warn About Possibly Contaminated...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/19/17 | Comments (0)

State health officials say three papayas at a Baltimore store tested positive for salmonella, and they're asking consumers to be on the lookout.&l...

   
 

Letter from Lakewood Rabbonim Sheds Light on Serious Sh...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/18/17 | Comments (0)

 Letter from Lakewood Rabbonim Sheds Light on Serious Shabbos Problem...

   
 

Soy ‘Milk’? Even Federal Agencies Can&rsquo...

Article by AP | Published 07/04/17 | Comments (0)

Dairy farmers want U.S. regulators to banish the term “soy milk,” but documents show even government agencies haven’t alw...

   
 

Improperly Pasteurized ‘Cholov Yisroel’ Mil...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/02/17 | Comments (0)

The New York State Agriculture Commissioner told consumers that 1% low fat milk produced by Mountain Fresh Dairy in Binghamton, New York is being recal...

   
 

Breaking: Filicori Zecchini Now Under STAR-D Kosher Cer...

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 06/20/17 | Comments (0)

June 19, 2017-Baltimore, MD- The sound of running water was in the backgr...

   
 

Can Amazon Persuade Enough People To Buy Fresh Food Onl...

Article by AP | Published 06/17/17 | Comments (0)

Can Amazon, the company that persuaded people to buy ever more items online, win enough of them over to having their fresh groceries arrive in an Amazo...

   
 

Fort Lauderdale Airport Drops Kosher to the Chagrin of ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/14/17 | Comments (0)

Fort Lauderdale, FL- One of the nation’s busiest hubs for kosher travelers has abruptly closed a successful kosher stand. A representative of...

   
 

Coca-Cola Dumps Coke Zero in Australia

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/11/17 | Comments (0)

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Sponsored: Tov Pizza Mother’s Day/Lag BaOmer Spec...

Article by Tov Pizza | Published 05/11/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – May 11, 2017 - In honor of Mother’s Day & Lag BaOmer, Tov ...

   
 

Star-K: What Bracha Does One Make on Matza Brei?

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 04/09/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 9, 2017 - Have you ever taken a bite out of a coconu...

   
 

The Grape Juice Wars of Passover

Article by NY Times | Published 04/07/17 | Comments (0)

For most Americans, grape juice is an occasional treat. For Orthodox Jews, it is an obligation....

   
 

ALERT – Oberlander Bakery Recalls Kosher For Pesa...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/06/17 | Comments (0)

Oberlander Bakery is issuing a voluntary recall on their Kosher For Pesach ‘Chocolate Kokosh Cake’. The followi...

   
 

Passover Pizza: New Triangular Matzo Shape Debuts

Article by AP | Published 04/05/17 | Comments (0)

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Watch: The Quickest Hand Matzah Baking – Done In ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/05/17 | Comments (0)

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Gluten-free Matzah: Here’s What You Should Know S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

Gluten-free matzah might sound like a bad joke — after a...

   
 

Eretz Yisrael: Strauss Cottage Cheese Contains Kitnios ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/04/17 | Comments (0)

Badatz Mehadrin, the hashgacha of Rabbi Avraham Rubin Shlita, alerts consumers that while during the year, Strauss brand cottage cheese is under its ha...

   
 

'A Thank You To The People Of Israel'

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/02/17 | Comments (0)

Moshe Weidberg, the CEO of Hashachar Ha’ole responded to an op-ed which appeared in Haaretz calling fo...

   
 

Star-K: Special Run of Quiona Kosher-L'Pesach Cert...

Article by Star-K | Published 03/31/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 31, 2017 - Quinoa is Kosher L’Pesach and i...

   
 

Important Announcement from Seven Mile Market Regarding...

Article by 7 MM | Published 03/14/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 14, 2017 - It has come to our attention that some of...

   
 

5 Shekel Cofix Upping The Price To 6 Shekels

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/17/17 | Comments (0)

Cofix has become a well-known entity in Israel, credited by many for breaking the marketplace and compelling many cafes to lower the price of a cup of ...

   
 

Happy Tu B'Shvat - Star-K Presents a Handy Guide t...

Article by Star-K | Published 02/05/17 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Feb. 3, 2017 - In honor of Tu’Bshvat ...

   
 

Kosher, The Next Wave In Edible Marijuana?

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 01/30/17 | Comments (0)

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Israel: Listeria Alert For Frozen Packages Of Shufersal...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/19/17 | Comments (0)

A recall has been issued amid a fear of listeria infection in bags of frozen carrots & peas under the Shufersal label. This refers to 800 gram ...

   
 

Star-K Starbucks Information Effective December 2016

Article by Star-K | Published 01/18/17 | Comments (0)

At full servi...

   
 

Israel's Health Ministry Alert Pertaining To Drink...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 01/18/17 | Comments (0)

Israel’s Ministry of Health has issued a warning about drinking coffee in coffee shops and c...

   
 

Yoshon: Updated Star-K Quick Guide Now Available

Article by Star-K/Rabbi Sholom Tendler | Published 01/11/17 | Comments (0)

Yoshon season has officially started.&...

   
 

California Man Fights DUI Charge For Driving Under Infl...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/28/16 | Comments (0)

Attorney for Joseph Schawb, charged with driving under the influence of a drug when his blood test showed only caffeine, calls the charge...

   
 

Award-Winning Chef Who Learned Challah-Baking From Her ...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 12/26/16 | Comments (0)

An award-winning chef who led a challah-baking demonstration at the upscale New York City department store Blooming...

   
 

Updated as of Dec. 25, 2016 - Important Kashrus Notice ...

Article by BJLife/Rabbi Sholom Salfer | Published 12/25/16 | Comments (0)

Contrary to widespread rumor, like all other products in these 2 stores, ...

   
 

Watch: How To Make Kosher Homemade Potato Latkes for C...

Article by How2Kosher | Published 12/24/16 | Comments (0)

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Breitbart Urges Boycott of Kellogg After Brand Abandons...

Article by Bloomberg | Published 12/01/16 | Comments (0)

Breitbart News urged its readers to boycott Kellogg Co. after the cereal maker stopped advertising on the news site, whose former chairman is a top adv...

   
 

Nutrition For Sale: How Kellogg Worked With 'Indep...

Article by AP | Published 11/22/16 | Comments (0)

On its website, Kellogg touted a distinguished-sounding "Breakfast Council" of "independent experts" who helped guide its nutrition...

   
 

Unger’s: Check All Chulent Beans

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/21/16 | Comments (0)

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Sabra Dipping Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of Certa...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/19/16 | Comments (0)

Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling certain hummus products made prior to November 8, 2016 due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, w...

   
 

RECALL: Kedem Issues Recall on Two Lots of Gefen Cholen...

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times | Published 11/17/16 | Comments (0)

Well, the Kedem Company has shown that their erlichkeit amounts much more than a hill of beans in this world. In a dispatch to the ...

   
 

Health Minister: No More Chocolate Milk At School

Article by Gary Willig | Published 11/17/16 | Comments (0)

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YUM! Reporting Live from Kosherfest! (Photo Essay)

Article by BJLife/Margie Pensak | Published 11/16/16 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD—November 16, 2016 - I arrived at Kosherfest--the world&...

   
 

Star-K Kashrus Alert: Tomer Brand Meat

Article by Star-K | Published 11/14/16 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Nov. 14, 2016 - There is a new line of meat from Tomer, which is certified by Triangle K and Rabbi Elimele...

   
 

Starbucks - Updated Kosher Information

Article by Star-K | Published 11/14/16 | Comments (0)

November 14, 2016 STARBUCKS - UPDATED KOSHER INFORMATION STAR-K announced today that it has update...

   
 

Yoshon: Why More Today Than Years Ago?

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 11/08/16 | Comments (0)

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UN To Begin Serving Kosher Food In Its Cafeterias

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/31/16 | Comments (0)

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Facebook Adds Food Ordering Feature

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/19/16 | Comments (0)

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Watch: Erev Shabbos Hack #1 – Make Your Wine Tast...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/08/16 | Comments (0)

Make Your Wine Taste Amazing In 35 Seconds Or Less ...

   
 

From Maryland Around the World: Ceremonie Tea (Photo Es...

Article by BJLife/Sharon Altshul | Published 09/29/16 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem, Israel - Sept. 28, 2016 - Writer Chaim Potok is reported to have ...

   
 

UPDATED: Important Alert from Seven Mile Market - Mishp...

Article by SMM | Published 09/25/16 | Comments (0)

UPDATED: This recall from Seven Mile Market initiated for Mishpacha flour appl...

   
 

Eggo Waffles Recalled Amid Listeria Fears

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/20/16 | Comments (0)

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Ossie’s and Ossie’s Gourmet Ready-To-Eat Se...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/18/16 | Comments (0)

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A Start-Up Wants to Grow Kosher Meat in a Lab

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/18/16 | Comments (0)

Is that even possible? SuperMeat, an Israel...

   
 

Washington - Trump Campaign Pushes Food Safety Rollback...

Article by AP | Published 09/15/16 | Comments (0)

Washington - A fact sheet issued by Donald Trump’s campaign on Thursday said he would roll back food safety regulations if the billionaire ...

   
 

New York - Study Details Sugar Industry Attempt To Shap...

Article by AP | Published 09/13/16 | Comments (0)

New York - The sugar industry began funding research that cast doubt on sugar’s role in heart disease — in part by pointing the fi...

   
 

Kosher Italian Coffee Shop Coming To 1 E. Pratt St.

Article by Joshua Gordon | Published 09/11/16 | Comments (0)

Downtown office workers and tourists will have another spot to get their caffeine fix. ...

   
 

New York - Is 'Cauliflower Rice' Going Mainst...

Article by AP | Published 09/07/16 | Comments (0)

New York -  Cauliflower is white like rice and can apparently mimic its taste, too. Swapping out the rice and potatoes in ...

   
 

San Francisco - Want To Detect Gluten On The Go? There&...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/30/16 | Comments (0)

San Francisco - A California startup has developed a portable technology that will allow consumers to test their food for gluten on the go....

   
 

London - Britain Launches Soft Drinks Sugar Tax To Figh...

Article by Reuters | Published 08/18/16 | Comments (0)

London - Britain on Thursday said it would tax companies which sell sugary soft drinks and invest that money in health programs for school children, ...