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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 #5521 on: November 15, 2023, 05:27:28 PM »
Based on the Rabbis running it, looks good to me.
https://www.kosher-certification.com/about_us

Is it Simply because they're chabad or because you knwo their standards? (Asking, not attacking)  R Yoel Kaplan, whose a chabad shliuch, runs Balkan Kosher, which evene the rabbanut doesn't accept.

Is the hechsher on any list? Or are you claiming that these rabbanim know kosher as well? If the latter, I'll trust it.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5522 on: November 15, 2023, 05:42:37 PM »
Is it Simply because they're chabad or because you knwo their standards? (Asking, not attacking)  R Yoel Kaplan, whose a chabad shliuch, runs Balkan Kosher, which evene the rabbanut doesn't accept.

Is the hechsher on any list? Or are you claiming that these rabbanim know kosher as well? If the latter, I'll trust it.
Cincinnati kosher is good and is on the crc list.



Bk on the other hand is only acceptable on the violife fake cheese...
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5523 on: November 15, 2023, 05:56:30 PM »
Cincinnati kosher is good and is on the crc list.
The picture/website posted does NOT look like Cincinnati Kosher. It is called Kosher Certification Company - KCC and has a different logo and different people running it.

Also if you just went by the Rabbi running it, a lot more people would eat Triangle K...

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5524 on: November 15, 2023, 06:05:42 PM »
The picture/website posted does NOT look like Cincinnati Kosher. It is called Kosher Certification Company - KCC and has a different logo and different people running it.

Also if you just went by the Rabbi running it, a lot more people would eat Triangle K...
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Which Cincinnati kashrus are we asking about?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5527 on: November 26, 2023, 09:44:24 AM »
https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2023/11/scientists-urge-anisakis-focus-after-parasite-findings/

Article is missing the most important detail - were these salmon wild or farmed?

Anisakis is why many don't eat wild salmon. If they are now foind in farmed, that's way bigger news.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5528 on: November 26, 2023, 09:48:08 AM »
Article is missing the most important detail - were these salmon wild or farmed?

Anisakis is why many don't eat wild salmon. If they are now foind in farmed, that's way bigger news.
Ummm, the article is about herring. As of now they are all wild caught.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5529 on: November 26, 2023, 10:26:35 AM »
Ummm, the article is about herring. As of now they are all wild caught.

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I was so busy looking for farmed vs wild that I didn't notice which fish they're talking about 🤣
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5530 on: November 26, 2023, 11:26:35 AM »
LMAO

I was so busy looking for farmed vs wild that I didn't notice which fish they're talking about 🤣
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5531 on: November 26, 2023, 08:21:22 PM »
LMAO

I was so busy looking for farmed vs wild that I didn't notice which fish they're talking about 🤣


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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5534 on: December 03, 2023, 06:22:43 PM »
A Israeli product that has an Israeli hechsher that is not trusted, is imported to america and gets slapped with an additional mediocre Heimish hechsher. What does that mean? Do you think they actually checked anything out or just slapped their name on someone else’s (bad) hechsher?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5535 on: December 03, 2023, 06:41:14 PM »
A Israeli product that has an Israeli hechsher that is not trusted, is imported to america and gets slapped with an additional mediocre Heimish hechsher. What does that mean? Do you think they actually checked anything out or just slapped their name on someone else’s (bad) hechsher?
Call that hechser and find out.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5536 on: December 03, 2023, 07:03:46 PM »
Great news!

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5537 on: December 03, 2023, 07:06:11 PM »
Great news!

I literally just wanted to ask about the Kirkland dried mango with this Hechsher.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5538 on: December 03, 2023, 07:08:15 PM »
Call that hechser and find out.
Do you really think they would answer that?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5539 on: December 03, 2023, 07:17:01 PM »
I literally just wanted to ask about the Kirkland dried mango with this Hechsher.
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I think so. Even before this. Biggest issue with plain dried fruit from China is undisclosed color and flavor additives due to poor quality produce.