Latest Pesach Alerts

Passover & Kashrus Alert – ALICHA TRUFFLES

April 4, 2017 Kosher Technical Consultants: ALICHA TRUFFLES, Product of Morocco, are NOT certified as Kosher / Kosher for Passover by Rav Shelomo Machpud or Orthodox Jewish Council /Kosher Technical Konsultants. This is a totally fake product. It is being sold by Rishon Foods aka Holon Foods, Brooklyn, NY. The ...
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OU Kosher Advisory OU P Xylitol

Products requiring Passover certification must bear the OU-P or ‘OU Kosher For Passover’ designation. Some products, like Health Garden Xylitol, come in both OU and OU P varieties. Consumers should carefully look for the OU P designation to ascertain that the product is kosher for Passover ...
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Alert – O/K – Prigat Strawberry Banana Drink

8 Nissan 5777 / April 4, 2017 KASHRUS ALERT It has come to the OK’s attention that 391 TROY AVE. BROOKLYN, NY 11213 TEL: 718 756-7500 FAX: 718 756-7503 Prigat Strawberry Banana Drink (Can) UPC: 7 290001 594452 with a Best Before Date of Feb/06/18 Has been stamped erroneously as ...
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OU Kosher Clarification – OU Passover Guide, Nutrisource

In the 2017 edition of the OU Guide for Passover (page 100) Nutrisource Benefiber is listed as approved for those who are ill. The correct name for this product is Nutrisource Fiber. It should be noted that a product called Benefiber, manufactured by Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) contains wheat dextrin ...
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From The Star-K: Updates for Pesach – Ancient Harvest Quinoa

The following products from Ancient Harvest Quinoa are approved for Pesach use this year when bearing the Star-K symbol and a “Best By” date of 2/01/19 through 2/28/19.  A Kosher for Passover statement on the label is NOT necessary… Ancient Harvest White Grains Traditional Quinoa, Organic (12 oz. box and ...
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Alert: Mislabeled meat at Vons

Alert: In a recent Vons circular there was an advertisement for “kosher” brisket for $6.99 a pound. A kosher consumer in a Los Angeles area Vons noticed that the meat was in the regular Vons packaging and was labeled kosher with no hashgacha on the package. After investigating and meeting ...
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From The O/K: Pesach Alert – FS Sanka Decaffeinated Instant Coffee

FS Sanka Decaffeinated Instant Coffee individual packets, labeled O/K, packaged in boxes labeled O/KP are Kosher for Pesach and permissible for use on Pesach ...
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From The O/K: Pesach Alert – Fresh Direct

Fresh Direct brand freshly ground smooth Peanut Butter and freshly ground smooth Almond Butter mistakenly bear the O/KP symbol.  This product is Kosher Pareve, but is NOT Kosher for Pesach ...
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From The O/U: Pesach Alert – Deb El

Deb El pasteurized Liquid Egg Whites, containing Triethyl Citrate is mislabeled “O/UP” on the outside box.  Individual cartons bear only an “O/U”.  Deb El Pasteurized Liquid Egg Whites without Triethyl Citrate are acceptable for Pesach use.  Be sure to check the ingredient panel ...
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From The Kof-K: Pesach Alert – Mikee’s Apricot Candied Chicken Sauce

Mikee’s Apricot Candied Chicken Sauce, bearing lot number L1615C and labeled “Kosher for Passover”, in fact, by accident contains 5% Kitniyos ...
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From The Star-K: Pesach Alert – Palmero Olive Oil

Palmero Olive Oil with a Star-KP are still in some stores.  This product is NOT certified by the Star-K and are NOT Kosher for Pesach ...
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Pesach Site is up and ready

Kosherquest has just published a new Pesach Magazine for 2017. Click on the links to see the magazine and all Pesach related news. As always, subscribe to Kosherquest to stay up to date in the world of Kashrus ...
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Pesach Updates/New Products

From The O/K: New Products for Pesach – Agave Nectar Sweetener

Some new Agave Nectar products this year that are reliably Kosher for Pesach (with special Pesach certification only) are… Associated Wholesale Grocers (O/KP) Food Emporium (O/KP) Roundy’s Simply Roundy’s Organic Agave Nectar (O/KP) Sophia Foods (O/KP) Western Family Foods (O/KP) ...
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New Products for Pesach – Zayit Olive Oil

Zayit Extra Virgin Olive Oil (17 and 34 oz.) are  reliably certified Kosher for Pesach ...
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From The O/U: New Product for Pesach – Pereg

The following products, manufactured by Pereg, are now certified Kosher for Pesach under O/UP supervision… Baby Quinoa (Kafiwa) Gourmet Coconut Flour in Slider Bag Almond Meal/Flour in Slider Bag Gourmet Classic Flavored Matzo Crumbs & Full-Flavored Matzo Crumbs Gourmet White, Red & Tri-Color Quinoa Spices and Seasonings (Bar-B-Q Mix, Basil, ...
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From The O/U: New Product for Pesach – Natra Taste

Natra Taste Gold Zero Calorie Sweetener is now certified Kosher for Pesach under O/U supervision ...
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From The O/K: New Products for Pesach – Health Garden

Health Garden Organic Raw Agave Sweetener is now certified Kosher for Pesach by the O/KP ...
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New Products for Pesach 2017 – Haddar

Haddar brand Chocolate Drizzled Coconut Bars with Cocoa Nibs,  Chocolate Drizzled Coconut Bars with Cranberries and Crostini “Toasts” are  reliably certified Kosher for Pesach ...
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From The Kof-K: New Products for Pesach – Foodman’s

Foodman’s Matzolah Matzo Granola is now certified Kosher for Pesach under Kof-K supervision ...
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From The Star-K: New Products for Pesach – Ceres

Ceres Secrets of the Valley (Peach, Mango, Medley of Fruits) Juices are now certified Kosher for Pesach under Star-KP supervision ...
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New Products for Pesach – Benz’s Gourmet

The following Benz’s Gourmet products are now certified Kosher for Pesach 2017 … Horseradish (sweet & sharp) Kishka Bubby’s Rolls Mehudar Gefilte Fish Rolls (no oil, no pepper, no potato starch) Gourmet Nova (3 oz., 6 oz. and 3 lb. trays) Sliced Smoked Sable Herring (pickled, pickled cream, Dijon, salmon ...
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New Products for Pesach – Batyam

Batyam Cottonseed Oil (96 oz.) is reliably certified Kosher for Pesach 2017 ...
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From The O/U: New Products for Pesach – All Natural

All Natural Absolutely Gluten-Free Flatbread is now O/UP ...
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