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From The O/U:  Pesach News  –  Amaranth and Peanuts

From The O/U: Pesach News – Amaranth and Peanuts

Amaranth and Peanuts are not used by Ashkenazim on Pesach.

From The O/U:  Pesach News  –  The Following Items are not Considered Kitniyos, but may require special checking due to contamination from Chometz

From The O/U: Pesach News – The Following Items are not Considered Kitniyos, but may require special checking due to contamination from Chometz

Due to possible Chometz contamination in the following items (i.e. grow right next to chometz crop etc.), the following items should be used on Pesach …

From The O/U:  Pesach News  –  Kitniyos

From The O/U: Pesach News – Kitniyos

According to the O/U, the following items are considered Kitniyos… Beans Buckwheat Caraway Cardamom Corn Edamame Fennel Seeds Fenugreek Flaxseed (Linseed) Green Beans Hemp Seeds …

From The O/U:  Pesach News  –  Maple Syrup

From The O/U: Pesach News – Maple Syrup

The O/U tells us that 100% Pure Maple Syrup with an O/U is acceptable for Pesach, even without a special Pesach certification.

From The BD (S. Africa Beis Din):   Pesach News  –  Butter from Clover, Mooririver and Springbok

From The BD (S. Africa Beis Din): Pesach News – Butter from Clover, Mooririver and Springbok

Butter from Clover, Mooririver and Springbok, both salted and unsalted, with a regular BD logo kosher logo are fine to use for Pesach.

From The O/K:  Sallie Mishaan’s Gourmet Kaak in Brooklyn, N.Y.

From The O/K: Sallie Mishaan’s Gourmet Kaak in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Please be advised that effective immediately, Sallie Mishaan’s products are no longer certified as Pas Yisroel until further notice.

From The Kosher Information Bureau:  Pesach News  –  Vaping

From The Kosher Information Bureau: Pesach News – Vaping

According to Rav Sterhbach, vaping is considered in the category of food (eating) and therefore, because of non-Kosher flavoring, vaping all year round is problematic …

From The Kof-K:  Pesach News  –  Joyva

From The Kof-K: Pesach News – Joyva

The Kof-K does NOT certify Joyva products as Kosher for Pesach.