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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 #5540 on: December 03, 2023, 07:18:19 PM »
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.
I guess I'll follow up in a couple of weeks...
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5541 on: December 03, 2023, 08:02:59 PM »
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 #5544 on: December 03, 2023, 08:24:45 PM »

Kirkland's is organic,but they don't distinguish between china and mexico
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5545 on: December 05, 2023, 01:51:37 PM »
A very limited quantity of Manischewitz Chocolate Coins bags, labeled as Dark Chocolate Coins - OU Pareve, contain OU Dairy Cholov Yisroel chocolate coins. Consumers can easily identify if the chocolate coins in a bag are dairy or pareve by looking at the color of the foil covering the chocolate coins. Chocolate coins wrapped in gold colored foil are dairy and chocolate coins wrapped in silver colored foil are pareve. Consumers who purchased Dark Chocolate Coins bags should verify that the chocolate coins in the bag are wrapped in silver colored foil. The mislabeled bags are being withdrawn from the marketplace.

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5546 on: December 14, 2023, 03:15:12 PM »
Is Dunkin their Donuts generally dairy? (made with dairy ingredients)

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5547 on: December 14, 2023, 07:59:31 PM »
Is Tubi60 acceptable? (I presume Rabbanut of Haifa is not necessarily...)

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5548 on: December 14, 2023, 08:16:57 PM »
Is Tubi60 acceptable? (I presume Rabbanut of Haifa is not necessarily...)
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5550 on: December 15, 2023, 03:54:32 AM »
Paskesz Cherry Sours here has a hechsher from a Rav from Sao Paulo (Rabbi Iliovits). Anyone know regarding its reliability?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5551 on: December 15, 2023, 06:18:53 AM »
Paskesz Cherry Sours here has a hechsher from a Rav from Sao Paulo (Rabbi Iliovits). Anyone know regarding its reliability?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5552 on: December 15, 2023, 09:17:31 AM »
generally considered reliable
Thank you, especially for the quick response - lkovod Shabbos.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5553 on: December 17, 2023, 09:32:16 AM »
Is Dunkin their Donuts generally dairy? (made with dairy ingredients)
I can't promise every variety is dairy but many are. Some are probably batul but still de







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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5554 on: December 17, 2023, 09:53:13 AM »


I can't promise every variety is dairy but many are. Some are probably batul but still de

Why would they add it if it doesn't give taste or texture?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5555 on: December 17, 2023, 01:31:45 PM »
Why would they add it if it doesn't give taste or texture?
combination of additives....

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5556 on: December 18, 2023, 05:03:40 PM »


Anyone know this hechsher and its reliability? It's on a Dannon yogurt. No carmine or gelatin. Gelatin varieties from the same company have plain k.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5557 on: December 18, 2023, 05:06:56 PM »
https://koshersupervisoryservices.com/
Kosher Supervisory Services provides authoritative rabbinic supervision and certification to companies that manufacture bovine gelatin and collagen, companies that manufacture marine gelatin and collagen, companies that produce the food coloring known as carmine, and companies that sell products that contain these ingredients. The companies that rely on our services can place our logo, the “Shin-K,” on their products to attest that those products are under our certification.
[/color][/size]Kosher Supervisory Services’ founder, Rabbi Dr. David I. Sheinkopf z'l, was active in the field of kosher supervision for many years. His works, Issues in Jewish Dietary Laws (Ktav 1988) and Expositions in Jewish Dietary Laws (Ktav 2010), established him as an international kosher certifier for products made in the USA, Europe, Asia, and South America. Rabbi Sheinkopf was ordained at Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin and held a Ph.D. in Talmudic studies from Yeshiva University (New York).[/font]
[/color][/size]Supervision continues through his son and associate, Rabbi Noah S. Sheinkopf. Rabbi Noah pursued advanced studies in Talmud and Jewish Law at Ohr Yerushalayim (Israel) and Kollel Ayshel Avrohom (Monsey, NY). He was ordained at Yeshivas Ohr HaChaim (Queens, NY) and served as a high school and post high school rebbi for 18 years prior to joining his father as a kosher certifier.[/font]
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #5558 on: December 18, 2023, 11:34:48 PM »
https://koshersupervisoryservices.com/
Kosher Supervisory Services provides authoritative rabbinic supervision and certification to companies that manufacture bovine gelatin and collagen, companies that manufacture marine gelatin and collagen, companies that produce the food coloring known as carmine, and companies that sell products that contain these ingredients. The companies that rely on our services can place our logo, the “Shin-K,” on their products to attest that those products are under our certification.
[/color][/size]Kosher Supervisory Services’ founder, Rabbi Dr. David I. Sheinkopf z'l, was active in the field of kosher supervision for many years. His works, Issues in Jewish Dietary Laws (Ktav 1988) and Expositions in Jewish Dietary Laws (Ktav 2010), established him as an international kosher certifier for products made in the USA, Europe, Asia, and South America. Rabbi Sheinkopf was ordained at Mesivta Rabbi Chaim Berlin and held a Ph.D. in Talmudic studies from Yeshiva University (New York).[/font]
[/color][/size]Supervision continues through his son and associate, Rabbi Noah S. Sheinkopf. Rabbi Noah pursued advanced studies in Talmud and Jewish Law at Ohr Yerushalayim (Israel) and Kollel Ayshel Avrohom (Monsey, NY). He was ordained at Yeshivas Ohr HaChaim (Queens, NY) and served as a high school and post high school rebbi for 18 years prior to joining his father as a kosher certifier.[/font]

Worthless hechsher, basically. Weird that the symbol doesn't appear on the gelatin variety.
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