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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #195 on: March 13, 2016, 07:24:13 AM »
I don't recall posting that it is "halachically prohibited to sell".

Bottom line this is your justification.
- Do you think that it is possible that someone shopping in a frum store might not be as aware as you about how difficult theses are to check?
Not the establishments issue.

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #196 on: March 13, 2016, 07:25:23 AM »
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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #197 on: March 13, 2016, 07:33:13 AM »
Not the establishments issue.
Just for the record, I only "bashed" them in this post about my general discomfort  based on the rasperries. - For the most part I have tried to stick to the issue, which was trying to justify the sale of them.  If you can successfully explain this, there is no issue.

BTW, From a pure business perspective they are making a mistake IMHO. This leads me to believe that they actually don't realize.. I guess in their other locations these products sell well...


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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #198 on: March 13, 2016, 07:36:25 AM »



Yudel had strawberries at greenwalds pesach program under his hashgacha. (It's keday to have mashgichim who previously worked for yudel, this way you know when he's not only wrong but also a hypocrite.)
Yeah he also served edible orchids which he deems highly infested.
He'll tell you that only he know how to check..


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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #199 on: March 13, 2016, 07:57:24 AM »
It just is huh?

Since you present such a comprehensive argument,  we'll all just take your word for it.
I happen to agree that there should be some notification or something regarding certain produce items
But to make the jump that the agencies certifying these stores know nothing and we shouldn't eat their meat is ridiculous

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #200 on: March 13, 2016, 08:42:23 AM »
This is all garbage. You cut off the leaves, and then look at it. If you don't see bugs, then that's it. The fact that you can see bugs with a microscope is not relevant.

To be machmir extra, you can also wash it.

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #201 on: March 13, 2016, 08:43:58 AM »
This is all garbage. You cut off the leaves, and then look at it. If you don't see bugs, then that's it. The fact that you can see bugs with a microscope is not relevant.

To be machmir extra, you can also wash it.
Im not sure if your being sarcastic or if your also ignorant but there are stupid people that pasken from others opinions online.

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #202 on: March 13, 2016, 08:45:29 AM »
This is all garbage. You cut off the leaves, and then look at it. If you don't see bugs, then that's it. The fact that you can see bugs with a microscope is not relevant.

To be machmir extra, you can also wash it.

Your not following the convo?
It's now about raspberries..

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #203 on: March 13, 2016, 08:47:45 AM »


I happen to agree that there should be some notification or something regarding certain produce items
But to make the jump that the agencies certifying these stores know nothing and we shouldn't eat their meat is ridiculous

But you do agree that the stores are negligent.

Bothers you that we are basically on the same page?  

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #204 on: March 13, 2016, 08:53:23 AM »
We should really change the thread title to:


"Should Jewish owned businesses, catering to the frum community, sell items that are not recommended for consumption by major kashrus organizations without a disclaimer?"

The follow up question would be:

Is this a sign that "the tone at the top" from management is not very encouraging from a kashrus perspective?

Also should be moved into GD.

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #205 on: March 13, 2016, 08:59:17 AM »
Based on your logic, they shouldn't sell liver that wasn't kashered because some people might not know how.
If you see something that is 50% off but don't need it, walk away and save yourself 100%

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #206 on: March 13, 2016, 09:05:17 AM »
Based on your logic, they shouldn't sell liver that wasn't kashered because some people might not know how.
I don't know of any kashrus organization which sells unkashured liver without a full disclaimer.
But at least liver is technically kasherable..

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #207 on: March 13, 2016, 09:10:44 AM »



But at least liver is technically kasherable..

There you go again. Stop insinuating that strawberries and raspberries aren't.

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #208 on: March 13, 2016, 09:17:42 AM »
Nothing wrong with eating a half of a bug.

Just puree it

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Re: Ban Strawberries
« Reply #209 on: March 13, 2016, 09:37:02 AM »
Why do posters keep lumping the strawberries together with the rasberries? the strawberries are able to be cleaned according to many of the mainstream kashrus agencies. wheather to sell an item that many people will not end up cleaning with soap etc. is the issue there. The rasberries are an entirely different issue. they are not recommended bay almost all the major agencies and practically not able to be cleaned, hence the issue with stores who cater to kosher consumers selling them.....