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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #75 on: January 22, 2013, 02:19:56 PM »
i was wondering if you would try to use my line ;)      such flattery

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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #76 on: January 22, 2013, 02:26:17 PM »
Both Rubin and Eida throw out ALL sfeikos

That CANT be TRUE!! Cuz my friend told me that Eida throws out EVERY single chicken, and he has proof cuz he doesn't see them selling eida chicken in his local supermarket anymore and they used 2 sell them there and it must be that ALL chickens are SOFEIK and TREIF and therefore they stopped selling CHICKEN!! also I heard that rubin is chabad so he probably converts treif chickens into kosher ones and his sofeiks koshers into vadais! Theres no comparison, rabbosai, it obvious! :o
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #77 on: January 22, 2013, 02:30:16 PM »
Not one to miss a chance to pat yourself on the back, are you?  ::) :P
not one to think much on your own, are you?

Both Rubin and Eida throw out ALL sfeikos
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #78 on: January 22, 2013, 02:40:58 PM »
not one to think much on your own, are you?

My friend thinks that your comeback was pretty lame.
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #79 on: January 22, 2013, 09:16:42 PM »
I don't understand why that can't be made public.
Shame them into getting better.

Dan, The non reliable hashgacha's are quick to threaten to sue for defamatory statements. Therefore kashrus agencies will only publish a list of recommended hashgachas, although when asked about a non reputable agency they will reply "We don't recommend them"
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #80 on: January 22, 2013, 09:19:58 PM »
Dan, The non reliable hashgacha's are quick to threaten to sue for defamatory statements. Therefore kashrus agencies will only publish a list of recommended hashgachas, although when asked about a non reputable agency they will reply "We don't recommend them"

Makes sense, when ever I send a Tweet to @cRcKosher asking about a certain hashgacha, if its acceptable they would write in on their main page, if they don't recommend it, they would only tell me that in a DM either either by saying we don't recommend them, or we have no further info on them

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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #81 on: January 22, 2013, 09:31:34 PM »
In addition, some hashgachas are considered on a case to case basis. E.g. say rabbi x has an agency, he lives in North Dakota, Some major agencies may consider him knowledgeable in hashgacha, but since they don't know who he farms out inspections for plants he certifies in other states they may only accept products produced in North Dakota where they know he is the one visiting.
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #82 on: January 27, 2013, 12:30:53 AM »
anyone know what cupk hashgacha is? saw it at cinnabon and some ice cream store

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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #83 on: January 27, 2013, 07:59:01 AM »
Somewhat OT, but Kosher Mehadrin chicken in Israel is gonna be cheaper soon  :D

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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #84 on: January 27, 2013, 08:14:04 AM »
anyone know what cupk hashgacha is? saw it at cinnabon and some ice cream store

Seems to be unreliable based on the general consensus. R' Israel Steinberg is the head of the Hechsher, of which I have not read any good things. He certifies stores that are open on Shabbos, though that may be ok if it's non-Jewish owned.

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Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #85 on: February 12, 2013, 01:43:51 PM »
Can you eat the fruits in the room or lounge?
Ask your LOR about eating rabbanut fruit.
Mine quoted from a mtg with the Badatz that its okay to rely on the rabbanut fruit/veggies, but its not their official position.

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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #86 on: February 12, 2013, 02:02:06 PM »
Ask your LOR about eating rabbanut fruit.
Mine quoted from a mtg with the Badatz that its okay to rely on the rabbanut fruit/veggies, but its not their official position.

Just to clarify, there is a difference between Rabbanut Jerusalem fruits/vegs and other Rabbinates. Your LOR may have been referring to specifically the Jerusalem rabbinate. The hotel is under rabbanut ein bokek. 
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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #87 on: February 12, 2013, 02:48:18 PM »
Ask your LOR about eating rabbanut fruit.
Mine quoted from a mtg with the Badatz that its okay to rely on the rabbanut fruit/veggies, but its not their official position.
which badatz, badatz of gaza city? if the eida said such a thing, ill eat my hat

but i always appreciate your comments. you never cease to make me laugh

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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #88 on: February 12, 2013, 02:50:06 PM »
which badatz, badatz of gaza city? if the eida said such a thing, ill eat my hat

but i always appreciate your comments. you never cease to make me laugh

He's referring to the eida. And I agree with them in regards to Jerusalem rabbinate fruits.

Here's a fun fact: Eida relies on Rabbanut mashgichim in places such as matzot yehuda.
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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #89 on: February 12, 2013, 02:55:39 PM »

do you really think the bedatz relies on rabanut trumos and maasros? is this official policy? does badatz allow their stores to use rabanut fruit?


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