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Links to kosher symbol lists. Each list is obviously only as reliable as its source

cRc: http://www.crcweb.org/agency_list.php

KosherQuest: https://kosherquest.org/kosher-symbols/

Approved alcoholic drinks from the Rabbanut.  http://www.jerusalemkoshernews.com/wp-content/uploads/%D7%9E%D7%A9%D7%A7%D7%90%D7%95%D7%AA-%D7%97%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%A4%D7%99%D7%9D-%D7%9E%D7%90%D7%95%D7%A9%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%9D.pdf

These are NOT Orthodox: https://sites.google.com/site/nonorthodoxkosher/home (even though some may look legit)


Informative post regarding Kashrus Agencies
Every hashgacha has +&-.


You can also submit any kashrus questions at
https://www.askcrc.org/ask
https://oukosher.org/ask-kosher-question/
https://www.star-k.org/ask-rabbi choose General Consumer Kashrus Questions in the Subject/Topic Dropdown list
https://www.ok.org/contact/ choose Kosher in the Attention Dropdown list



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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #280 on: March 19, 2013, 08:57:28 AM »
Word on the Israeli street says:

If one sees the Badatz mehadrin logo and directly next to it (under) one sees the "kosher for Pesach" it is an indication the product is mehadrin non-kitnios kosher.

Alternatively, if one sees the Badatz Mehadrin logo, and ink jet typeset elsewhere on the package, not adjacent to the logo, there is the added wording of "kitnios".

In one case, two products, both a variety of the "Milky" pudding, one with kitnios and one without, both displaying the Badatz Mehadrin logo. Possibly, many/most shoppers will not make the differentiation.

On a connected note, all "Tnuva mehadrin" hashgacha products are kitnios free. An item that is mehadrin year round that is not mehadrin for Pesach will say "regular kosher" to highlight the difference.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #281 on: March 19, 2013, 08:59:54 AM »
Which Badatz?

Badatz mehadrin. Aka Rav Rubin..
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #284 on: March 19, 2013, 09:38:41 PM »
I guess they arent taking restaurants into account....
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #285 on: March 19, 2013, 10:09:13 PM »
any idea if Rabbi Blumentkrantz Pessach guide is available for free download?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #286 on: March 19, 2013, 10:24:17 PM »
any idea if Rabbi Blumentkrantz Pessach guide is available for free download?

Star k has a guide that they let you download for free only once.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #287 on: March 19, 2013, 11:53:08 PM »
Star k has a guide that they let you download for free only once.
did not find but here is blumencrantz.  And trust me 7$ is half price than the book!!
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #288 on: March 20, 2013, 12:17:14 AM »
Star k has a guide that they let you download for free only once.
Link?
did not find but here is blumencrantz.  And trust me 7$ is half price than the book!!
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #289 on: March 20, 2013, 05:50:00 AM »
Link?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #290 on: March 20, 2013, 12:19:41 PM »
Anyone hear of Park bake shop in Kings park, NY? Is Hechsher any good?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #291 on: March 20, 2013, 06:13:44 PM »
Anybody know if the teavana brand of teas are kosher ?
What about the samplers in the stores they smell amazing ?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #292 on: April 03, 2013, 03:24:56 PM »
Anyone have an idea about the chometz sheavar situation at the UA Clubs?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #293 on: April 03, 2013, 03:55:14 PM »
Anyone have an idea about the chometz sheavar situation at the UA Clubs?
Aren't the owners non Jewish?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #294 on: April 03, 2013, 03:59:28 PM »
Anybody know if the teavana brand of teas are kosher ?
What about the samplers in the stores they smell amazing ?

Last time I was in Aventura mall. I asked them. They said that "no" they are not kosher certified.

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #295 on: April 03, 2013, 04:08:24 PM »
Aren't the owners non Jewish?
No idea. You would know the owners of UA better than me. Are the Clubs owed by UA, or independent entity?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #297 on: April 03, 2013, 09:57:37 PM »
No idea. You would know the owners of UA better than me. Are the Clubs owed by UA, or independent entity?
UA, so same as any other public company.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #298 on: April 07, 2013, 07:12:18 PM »
UA, so same as any other public company.
But you would also need to know who their supplier is as there are some jewish suppliers.

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #299 on: April 07, 2013, 07:18:20 PM »
But you would also need to know who their supplier is as there are some jewish suppliers.
I went Motse YT, so doubtful that that was a problem, but good point in general
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