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STAR-K Alert - Garden of Life - Vitamin Code Raw Antiox...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/24/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 24, 2021 - Garden of Life - Vitamin Code Raw Antioxidants, distributed by Garden of Life of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, bearing an expiration ...

   
 

Community Kashrus Alert - TA's Sunday Food Distrib...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/13/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD – Sept. 13. 2021 - The mushroom barley soup given out in Sunday's food distribution from TA is meat equipment. Some of the labels...

   
 

A Star-K Shemita Primer for Chutz La'aretz

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/05/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 5, 2021 - A Star-K Shemita Primer for Chutz La'aretz. See below for details how even we outside of Eretz Yisrael need to be careful a...

   
 

Star-K Rosh Hashana Simanim Checking Guide

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/31/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 31, 2021 - Star-K Rosh Hashana Simanim Checking Guide. For a larger, printable copy, please click on the graphic below ...

   
 

PSA: Status of Cheesecake in Today's TI Food Distr...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/24/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 24, 2021 - The TI F Food Boxes distributed today, August 24, 2021 included a cheese cake produced by "Rockland Gourmet." The Rockland Gour...

   
 

Star-K Alert: Dolly Brand Whole Kernel Sweet Corn

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/23/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 23, 2021 - Dolly brand Whole Kernel Sweet Corn in 15 oz cans, distributed by RD Foods Americas, Inc., bears an unauthorized STAR-K symbol a...

   
 

Clover Valley Coffee Creamer Mislabeled

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/05/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 5, 2021  - Clover Valley Coffee Creamer, sold at Dollar General stores, bears an unauthorized STAR-K symbol and is not certified ...

   
 

Meat From The Palestinian Authority - Forged As Strictl...

Article by Arutz-7 | Published 08/05/21 | Comments (0)

Border Police forces raided a factory in the town of Ar'ara, on suspicion that it illegally imported meat from Judea and Samaria, forged documents, and sol...

   
 

Kashrus Alert: Not All Snapple Products Are OK Certifie...

Article by COR of Greater Detroit | Published 08/04/21 | Comments (0)

IMPORTANT KASHRUS NOTICE– FROM THE COR OF GREATER DETROIT SNAPPLE DRINKS: Not all Snapple products are OK certified and pareve. Snapple’s BLACK CHERRY LEMO...

   
 

Important Kashrus Alert from Today's TI Food Distr...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/03/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 3, 2021 - It has come our attention that a non-kosher box of cereal was inadvertently included in a handful of the food boxes. Please check...

   
 

BDE: 3 Yeshiva Bocherim, R'L, Killed In Ukranian L...

Article by JPost | Published 07/28/21 | Comments (0)

At least four people died after a light aircraft crashed into the roof of a private villa in Prykarpattia in western Ukraine on Wednesday afternoon, U...

   
 

Kof-K to Continue to Fulfill its Contractual Obligation...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/26/21 | Comments (0)

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No Longer STAR-K/STAR-D Certified

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/22/21 | Comments (0)

 Please be advised that effective July 1, 2021, the following brands are no longer certified by either STAR-K or STAR-D: ...

   
 

STAR-K Certification Hosts Diverse Klei Kodesh at Annua...

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 07/22/21 | Comments (0)

Rabbi Yonah Gross eagerly signed up for STAR-K Kosher Certification’s annual Food Service Kashrus Training Seminar held in the agency’s Baltimore offices Ju...

   
 

Transformer Blows in Lakewood: Over 5,000 Without Power...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/19/21 | Comments (0)

Over 5,000 residents living in Lakewood and Jackson township in New Jersey are without power, after a transformer exploded. JCP&L expects power to be r...

   
 

Star-K Webinar: Kosher Travel - Post Lockdowns on Wedne...

Article by STAR-K | Published 06/22/21 | Comments (0)

Now that COVID-19 safety measures are being lifted, start packing! But, before you do, tune into           &n...

   
 

CRC Kashrus Alert for the Catskills

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/20/21 | Comments (0)

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TI Food Distribution Tuesday, June 15 - Begins at 10AM

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/13/21 | Comments (0)

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OU Alerts The Jewish Community of Ham With OU Symbol

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/08/21 | Comments (0)

Nope, it’s not kosher. A package of Hardwood Smoked Ham Steak from The Golub Company and sold in Price Chopper is not kosher despite the OU symbol on it...

   
 

Star-K Alert: Sweet City Brand Nori Sheets

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 06/02/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 2, 2021 - Please be advised that Sweet City brand Nori Sheets with the lot codes listed below have been recalled due to infestation concern...

   
 

Ohio HS Football Coach Forces Kosher Player To Eat Pork...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 06/02/21 | Comments (0)

Player is forced to sit on chair in gym surrounded by teammates and eat a whole pepperoni pizza as punishment for missing previous practice. A member of an&n...

   
 

Kashrus Alert - Essential Everyday Brand Whole Wheat El...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/30/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 30, 2021 - The specific batch of Essential Everyday Whole Wheat Elbow Macaroni, available in stores throughout the region, displaying the ex...

   
 

This Thursday, May 27: Star-K TeleKosher Webinar - UBER...

Article by STAR-K | Published 05/25/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 25, 2021 - Ever order food on Uber Eats or similar apps? What about from grocery shopping apps and websites like Instacart? Do you drive for...

   
 

Kashrus Alert - Lieber's Mini and Tiny Gherkins

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 05/23/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 23, 2021 - If anybody purchased this recently it should not be consumed. ...

   
 

Beer Update as of May 3, 2021 - Star-K Maryland Beer Al...

Article by Star-K | Published 05/03/21 | Comments (0)

 Baltimore, MD - May 3, 2021 - Effective Monday, May 3, 2021, all beer in Maryland can be assumed to be from after Pesach and is permitted to be purchased ...

   
 

STAR-K Presents Shechita Demonstration for Chabura at B...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/26/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 26, 2021 - Rabbi Mayer Kurcfeld, Rabbi Yirmiyahu Benyowitz & Rabbi Zvi Holland presented a live, in-person Shechita demonstration for t...

   
 

Dairy Allergen Alert: Trader Joe’s Restaurant Sty...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/22/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 21, 2021 - Trader Joe’s Restaurant Style White Corn Tortilla Chips in a 9 oz. bag - OU Pareve, mistakenly contains Kosher dairy cheese pu...

   
 

CRC Kashrus Alert - Tums Naturals

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/16/21 | Comments (0)

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Listen: The Kosher Connection - Cholov Yisroel with Rab...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/16/21 | Comments (0)

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22-Year-Old Woman Allergic to Dairy Dies After Eating M...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/15/21 | Comments (0)

Osher Deri had no reason to assume she was in any danger at a restaurant which was not supposed to have any dairy products. The mother of Osher Deri, the you...

   
 

Purchasing Chometz from Target in Baltimore

Article by BJL Staff | Published 04/06/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6, 2021 - Regarding purchasing chametz from the Target stores in Baltimore, the Star-K says that frozen chometz foods are supplied by ...

   
 

Star-K Post-Pesach: Store Information, Purchasing Chome...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/05/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 26, 2021 -Below you will find critically important post-Pesach information from the Star-K, including: Store Information, Purchasing Chom...

   
 

Urgent Pesach Chometz Alert: B'gan Kosher for Pesa...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/26/21 | Comments (0)

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Introducing: STAR-K's New Podcast Series

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/22/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 21, 2021 - STAR-K is excited to announce the launch of a brand new podcast, The Kosher Conversation: behind the scenes conversations w...

   
 

NOW AVAILABLE: STAR-K 2021 Pesach Guide

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 2, 2021 - NOW AVAILABLE: STAR-K Pesach Guide. Click here for free download of abridged web version. Click here  to purchase full versi...

   
 

Watch: STAR-K Kitchen Kashering Video with Rabbi Sholom...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/20/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 17, 2021 - STAR-K ‘s Rabbi Sholom Tendler, in less than 10 minutes guides us through the procedure for Kashering a Kitchen for Pesach. An...

   
 

Star-K: Important Tevilas Keilim Reminder

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/19/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 19, 2021 - Consumers who were unable to tovel their new keilim (utensils) before Pesach last year were advised to be mafkir (make ownerless...

   
 

STAR-K: Kashering Your Countertops Properly

Article by Star-K | Published 03/17/21 | Comments (0)

Countertops that are made of solid stone, like granite or marble are able to be Kashered for Pesach. Other synthetic or composite materials (including granite c...

   
 

STAR-K Important Clarification on Chometz-Free Cosmetic...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/11/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 11, 2021 - STAR-K has determined that various cosmetics sold by the following companies are chometz-free:         &nbs...

   
 

Star-K Webinar Special Edition: Pesach Products [Wed., ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/08/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 8, 2021 - What needs a Passover certification and what doesn't? What’s new for Passover 2021? To find out the answers to these quest...

   
 

Mess-Free Stress-Free Pesach Kashering Konnection is Ba...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/08/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 8, 2021 - Are you nervous about Kashering for Pesach; unsure you will get it done properly? Are you afraid the water will ruin your ca...

   
 

Star-K Teruma and Maaser Alert - Peppers, and More, Fro...

Article by Star-K | Published 02/15/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 5, 2021 - Please be aware that there are currently a number of produce items, specifically red, yellow and orange peppers that are coming f...

   
 

No Kosher for Passover Coca-Cola for Seven Mile Market ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 02/05/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Feb. 5, 2021 - Seven Mile Market has just released this notification:             &...

   
 

Star-K Presents its 2021/5781 Printable Tu'Bshvat ...

Article by Star-K | Published 01/27/21 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 21, 2021 - In honor of Tu B’shvat, STAR-K is pleased to present our updated GUIDE TO CHECKING FRUITS commonly eaten on this day. Please n...

   
 

Join the Star-K for a Telekosher Conference Series: STA...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 01/21/21 | Comments (0)

Join us for our next Telekosher Conference Series, Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 12 Noon ET, when STAR-K Kashrus Administrator Rabbi Zvi Holland joins host Rabbi Z...

   
 

World Economic Forum Touts Israel-Produced Fake Meat As...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 12/29/20 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Could we be eating fake meat in the near future? This is what the Swiss-based World Economic Forum would have us believe. The organizatio...

   
 

Watch: Bring the Daf to Life by Watching Ki Heim Chayei...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 12/22/20 | Comments (0)

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STAR-D: Updated Information Regarding Dunkin Donuts Eff...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 11/05/20 | Comments (0)

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Join Us for This Week's Star-K Webinar - Yoshon Si...

Article by Star-K | Published 10/27/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 27, 2020 - Join us for our next Telekosher Conference Series, Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12 Noon ET, when STAR-K Kashrus Administrator Ra...

   
 

Register for This Week's Star-K Webinar - Yoshon S...

Article by Star-K | Published 10/26/20 | Comments (0)

Register for our next WebKosher Conference Series Wednesday October 28, 2020, 12 Noon ET CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOSHON SIMPLIFIED What is Yoshon a...

   
 

Poland Mulls Banning Kosher Exports Proposal, Worrying ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/11/20 | Comments (0)

   Kosher and Halal meat would be permissible for the domestic market, but the bill would outlaw export The Polish Parliament's proposal ...

   
 

Register For STAR_K's Next WebKosher Conference Se...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/29/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 29, 2020 - Register for our next WebKosher Conference Series Wednesday September 30, 2020, 12 Noon ET CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TWI...

   
 

Israel's Milk & Honey Releases first Kosher Ex...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/29/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 29, 2020 - Founded in 2012 and nestled in the urban landscape of vibrant Tel Aviv, Milk & Honey is Israel’s first whisky distillery....

   
 

STAR-K and the Shehebar Sephardic Center (SSC) Work Tog...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/24/20 | Comments (0)

Unbeknownst to many, the STAR-K organization - a massive and well-known Kashrut agency in a competitive market - has undertaken a unique approach to their strat...

   
 

Dunkin Donuts Main Fallstaff Store Closing In Favor of ...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/22/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 22, 2020 - After 30+years, as of Oct. 1st, Dunkin Donuts main Falstaff Store is permanently closing with the entire operation being moved ...

   
 

Emirates Flight Catering Signs MOU to form Kosher Arabi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/17/20 | Comments (0)

Dubai, UAE, 17 September 2020 – Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC), one of the world’s largest catering operations serving more than 100 airlines, has signed a...

   
 

EU Advocate General: Shechita Bans Are Unlawful

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 09/10/20 | Comments (0)

Jewish groups praise Advocate General Gerard Hogan for telling court bans on ritual slaughter are illegal. Advocate General to the EU Court of Justice Gerard...

   
 

OU Kosher Responds To Request From UAE Government To Ce...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/08/20 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK – In response to a request from the leadership of the United Arab Emirates, Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher, the world’s largest kosher certification ag...

   
 

Star-K Reminder for Rosh Hashanah

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/08/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Sept. 8, 2020 - At this time of year when many of us are using figs, dates and leeks, this is a reminder to check these items properly: DATES: ...

   
 

Star-K Yoshon Updates as of Sept. 1, 2020

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 09/02/20 | Comments (0)

Yoshon season 2020-2021 has now begun. See link below for all the PRELIMINARY dates. Please check back WEEKLY for updates until the final list is published. Fo...

   
 

OU Kosher Creates New How-to Guides On Its Popular App

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 08/26/20 | Comments (0)

Bug checking & tevilas keilim guides offer consumers quick access and clarity NEW YORK – In response to an increase in questions from consumers, Orthodox...

   
 

STAR-K’s Robust Educational Mission Thrives&helli...

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 08/24/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 24, 2020 - STAR-K Kosher Certification’s educational mission is as robust as ever during COVID, as evidenced by the nonprofit agency’s ...

   
 

Star-K Alert: Spice King Seasoning

Article by Star-K | Published 08/24/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Aug. 24, 2020 - Spice King brand Grilled Steak & Burger Seasoning distributed by Keith Lorren Spice bears an unauthorized STAR-K symbol. Ing...

   
 

With More Jews Traveling Domestically This Summer, OU K...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/20/20 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK – With an expected surge in domestic travel this summer due to COVID-19, Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher, the world’s largest kosher certification agenc...

   
 

For The First Time, Foie Gras Gets Glatt-Kosher Stamp

Article by JNS | Published 07/17/20 | Comments (0)

The Chief Rabbinical Council of Israel approved this week the importation of glatt-kosher certified foie gras to Israel—an item that has not been non-glatt-ko...

   
 

Star-K Yoshon Update

Article by STAR-K | Published 07/13/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jul 13, 2020 - Early estimates show that Chodosh oats may be on the market by July 23, wheat by July 30, Durum wheat by Aug 13th and Barley by A...

   
 

Senators Call For Kosher, Halal Food In Federal Emergen...

Article by JNS | Published 07/13/20 | Comments (0)

U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have called on U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to ensure that kosher and halal food...

   
 

Recall of Tova Brand Riced Broccoli

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 07/03/20 | Comments (0)

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Star-K Alert: CVS Dairy Relief Softgels

Article by STAR-K | Published 07/01/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 1, 2020 - Please note that CVS brand Dairy Relief Lactase Enzyme softgels bear an unauthorized STAR-K. The product is not Kosher. ...

   
 

Klal Yisroel’s Youngest Members Benefit From STAR...

Article by Star-K/Margie Pensak | Published 06/26/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - June 26, 2020 - The importance of pairing a Jewish nursemaid with a Jewish baby can be found in Parshas Shmos. After baby Moshe was saved from t...

   
 

Illinois Court Gives Major Boost to Kosher Symbol; Warn...

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

Chicago – The kosher food industry has long been plagued by the unauthorized use of kosher symbols often causing major kosher certification agencies to s...

   
 

Star-K Updated Guidelines For Buying Chometz After Pes...

Article by Star-K | Published 04/28/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 28, 2020 -  Star-K Updated Guidelines For Buying Chometz After Pesach In The Baltimore Area. Click on the graphic below for a printabl...

   
 

Updated - Star-K: Important After Pesach Information (B...

Article by Star-K | Published 04/16/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 13, 2020 - Click here to view the chart that offers guidelines for products that are (פ“שעה (הפסח עליו שעבר חמץ” .Ye...

   
 

Reminder: Eruv Tavshilin - An Overview

Article by Star-K/ Rabbi Tzvi Rosen | Published 04/08/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 8, 2020 - TODAY, we have the opportunity to perform an Eruv Tavshilin.A fundamental difference between Yom Tov observance an...

   
 

Important Message From STAR-K and Agudah of Baltimore

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/07/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Apr. 6, 2020 - The  Online Mechiras Chometz page at www.star-k.org/shtar to appoint Rav Heinemann, Shlit”a, as your agent to sell chometz...

   
 

STAR-K: Pesach 5780/2020 - Kashering

Article by Rabbi Moshe Heinemann | Published 04/05/20 | Comments (0)

KASHERING KEEPING KOSHER KOSHER KNOWLEDGEBASE PESACH YOM TOV THE STAR-K PESACH KITCHEN By: Rabbi Moshe Heinemann As the Yom Tov of Pesach nea...

   
 

Empire, Leading Kosher-Chicken Provider, Closes Due To ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/02/20 | Comments (0)

Empire Kosher, the leading kosher-poultry supplier in New York and most everywhere else, closed its processing facility for at least two weeks after two employe...

   
 

Abridged Web Edition: Star-K 2020 Pesach Directory - Pe...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/29/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Mar. 29, 2020 - Abridged Web Edition: Star-K 2020 Pesach Directory & General Kashrus Guide including Pesach Medicines & Cosmetics. Clic...

   
 

Watch Replay of Rabbi Moshe Heinemann's Annual Nsh...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/26/20 | Comments (0)

Annual Nishei Agudas Yisroel Pre-Pesach Shiur from Creative 1080 on Vimeo. ...

   
 

STAR-K Passover Classes And Info for Tonight, Mar. 25 a...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 03/25/20 | Comments (0)

Which products do not require a special Passover certification? Download our guide here  We have two upcoming live classes about Pesach Preparation&n...

   
 

MK Moshe Gafni Protests Non-Kosher Food Items Being All...

Article by Arutz Sheva | Published 03/03/20 | Comments (0)

On Sunday, MK Moshe Gafni (UTJ) wrote a letter to Defense Minister MK Naftali Bennett (Yamina), protesting a new army directive permitting the introduction of n...

   
 

The Trump Hotel Is Opening a Fine-Dining Kosher Pop-Up ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 02/27/20 | Comments (0)

The $150 three-course menu will be available during AIPAC's annual conference in DC Kosher dining options are few and far between in the Washington area...

   
 

Star-K Presents its Printable Tu'Bshvat Insect Che...

Article by Star-K | Published 02/07/20 | Comments (0)

Click here for our "Printable Tu'Bshvat Insect Checking Poster" Click here for our General Checking For Bugs Chart Consumers should be aware that the...

   
 

What Will Poskim Say About the AirFryer? (Video)

Article by Rabbi Elchanan Poupko | Published 01/22/20 | Comments (0)

AirFryer, the new device that is quietly making its way into the hearts and kitchens of people around the world is growing in its popularity day after day. More...

   
 

STAR-K Alert: Giant and Stop & Shop Brand Fresh Veg...

Article by STAR-K | Published 01/22/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 22, 2020 - Giant and Stop & Shop brand packaged fresh vegetables, (Soup Mix containing dill and parsley; Brussel Sprout Halves; Caulifl...

   
 

STAR-K Important Notice to Owners of GE Sabbath Mode Ov...

Article by STAR-K | Published 01/16/20 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Jan. 16, 2020 - It has come to our attention that GE mistakenly removed a critical piece of information from some STAR-K certified oven manuals....

   
 

STAR-K: Barley, Brown Rice & Quinoa Alert

Article by STAR-K | Published 12/16/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 16, 2019 - BROWN RICE sold in the Northeastern USA has been found to be infested due to issues in the distribution chain and storage. Accor...

   
 

STAR-K Alert: Carolina Brand Brown Rice

Article by Star-K | Published 12/02/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Dec. 2, 2019 - STAR-K certified bags of Carolina brand brown rice with a best by date of September 2021 were found to be infested in Lakewood, N...

   
 

STAR-K: Baltimore Barley Alert

Article by STAR-K | Published 11/22/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Nov. 22, 2019 - Gefen barley sold in the Baltimore area has been found to have infestation in various batches.  This barley must be checke...

   
 

Star-K Alert: Ancient Harvest White Quinoa

Article by Star-K | Published 10/24/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - Oct. 24, 2019 - Please be advised that bags of Ancient Harvest brand white quinoa with the bag code Best By 05/22/21 7NI, being sold in NY/NJ ar...

   
 

What Happens When a Popular Brand has a Confusing Koshe...

Article by Kosher Today | Published 10/13/19 | Comments (0)

It was 10 years ago that the Orthodox Union (OU) sent out a warning that the popular Skittles candy carried an unauthorized OU symbol. As late as 2016, the KLBD...

   
 

Baskin-Robbins To Launch First Non-Dairy Flavors

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 07/25/19 | Comments (0)

CANTON, MASS.— Baskin-Robbins, a business unit of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., is expanding into the plant-based dessert category with two new non-dairy f...

   
 

STAR-K Kashrus Alert: Safir Canned Tomatoes

Article by Star-K | Published 07/18/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - July 18, 2019 - Safir Canned Tomatoes With Tomato Juice And Basil, a product of Tunisia, bear an unauthorized STAR-K sticker.  Corrective ...

   
 

Star-K Pre-Summer Reminders and Updates

Article by STAR-K | Published 06/28/19 | Comments (0)

Corn on the Cob: Peel and rinse each piece prior to use. We recommend that you do not grill the entire ear with the husk still on. Figs: We recommend opening t...

   
 

Kashrus Scandal At Manchester Deli Ends In Tragedy

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

THE FOLLOWING IS VIA YWN This past Monday, YWN received two letters from the Beis Din in Manchester, England notifying consumers that a hechsher of the Gough D...

   
 

Israeli Soldier Punished For Putting Meat And Dairy In ...

Article by Times of Israel | Published 06/16/19 | Comments (0)

An Israel Defense Forces soldier was confined to an army base for a weekend as punishment for putting dairy and meat products in the same refrigerator. Accordi...

   
 

Dutch Party Begins 2nd Attempt To Enact Shechita Ban

Article by Arutz Sheva | Published 05/16/19 | Comments (0)

Despite opposition by the Dutch constitutional court, the local animal party has filed its second bill seeking a ban on the slaughter of animals without stunnin...

   
 

Star-K Joy Cone Alert

Article by Star-K | Published 05/09/19 | Comments (0)

Baltimore, MD - May 9, 2019 - Please be advised that with the introduction of dairy products on their pareve lines, some Joy Cone products are now certified STA...

   
 

Shoppers Shocked to Have Bought Kitniyos Products in Lo...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/24/19 | Comments (0)

Matzav.com has learned that shoppers at a number of kosher supermarkets in the tri-state area and beyond have unwittingly purchased – and consumed –&nb...