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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2025 on: January 02, 2019, 03:19:37 PM »
IIRC it depends on origin. It's either heavily infested or it's not considered infested.

Where can I get more info? I searched online and cant find anything

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2026 on: January 02, 2019, 04:30:41 PM »
Usually alerts go out if there is a issue with a run

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2027 on: January 02, 2019, 08:30:37 PM »
Usually alerts go out if there is a issue with a run

My father said he's saw an alert posted in his shul but did not remember details

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2028 on: January 02, 2019, 09:42:02 PM »
Where can I get more info? I searched online and cant find anything



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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2030 on: January 03, 2019, 11:39:40 AM »
Someone told me Quinoa is full of Insects and cant be checked/eaten.
Has anyone seen this?

Date: 1/3/19 9:13 AM (GMT-05:00)

Quinoa in general is free from infestation concerns.  There was a bad batch that got infested last summer but that was a localized issue and it is long off the shelves.

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2032 on: January 09, 2019, 05:17:38 PM »
What's involved in kashering a gas grill at an Airbnb?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2033 on: January 09, 2019, 10:56:21 PM »
What's involved in kashering a gas grill at an Airbnb?
Going to the store and buying one is probably the easiest way.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2035 on: January 10, 2019, 09:44:21 AM »
To answer the question more directly:

https://oukosher.org/blog/consumer-news/frequently-asked-summer-questions/
https://www.star-k.org/articles/kashrus-kurrents/2131/grillin-with-a-bren/
Why does the Star K bring up basar shenisalem min ha’ayin?? Doesn't the Rama pasken that basar shenisalem min ha’ayin is mutar?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2036 on: January 10, 2019, 10:50:43 AM »
Why does the Star K bring up basar shenisalem min ha’ayin?? Doesn't the Rama pasken that basar shenisalem min ha’ayin is mutar?
They really referring to chashash chiluf.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2037 on: January 10, 2019, 11:50:30 AM »
To answer the question more directly:

https://oukosher.org/blog/consumer-news/frequently-asked-summer-questions/
https://www.star-k.org/articles/kashrus-kurrents/2131/grillin-with-a-bren/
Thanks.

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"In addition, if the grill has a hood, the empty gas grill cavity must be kashered by cleaning, closing the hood and setting it to the highest setting for one hour (libun kal)."
Does this have to be done even if the grill will only be used open?

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"The part of the grill cavity which is level with the grate must also be kashered  by heating it to a glow."
Does this mean that even if I buy a new grate, it will still be problematic if I don't heat [the sides] to a glow?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2038 on: January 10, 2019, 01:25:25 PM »
Thanks.
Does this have to be done even if the grill will only be used open?
Does this mean that even if I buy a new grate, it will still be problematic if I don't heat [the sides] to a glow?

Yes and yes
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #2039 on: January 10, 2019, 02:25:41 PM »
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"In addition, if the grill has a hood, the empty gas grill cavity must be kashered by cleaning, closing the hood and setting it to the highest setting for one hour (libun kal)."
Does this have to be done even if the grill will only be used open?
Yes and yes
Thanks.  Should I be doing this step if I plan to cook anything at all with the grill, even if not on a grate, such as roasting marshmallows on a stick?
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