Kosher Updates and Products

In Uncategorized by Yisroel Pollock

From The Atlanta Kosher Commission: Riced Cauliflower

Riced Cauliflower is very popular now, being used as a healthy alternative for such things as pizza base, pasta alternatives and more.  Trader Joe’s, Birdseye and Green Giant brands of Frozen Plain Riced Cauliflower do NOT need a Hashgacha on the label.  All other brands and refrigerated/fresh/riced cauliflower need certification.

From The RCC: The Sidewalk – New Asian Restaurant in Beverly Hills, Ca.

The RCC announces a new Kosher Asian Restaurant has opened up in Beverly Hills, called “The Sidewalk”.  This restaurant is a newly opened Take-out restaurant under RCC supervision.  Their website is www.sidewalkWLA.com and their phone number is (424) 288-4811.

From The Va’ad HaRabanim of Greater Seattle: Bamboo Garden Vegetarian Cuisine in Seattle

The Va’ad HaRabanim of Greater Seattle shares the sad news that after 25 years of serving the Jewish community, Bamboo Garden Vegetarian Cuisine will be closing its doors permanently at the end of this month.  They will continue to provide take-out meals through July 31st, but ask that people don’t wait until the last day to order, as it would be difficult for them to accommodate multiple orders on that last day.

From The cRC: Rita’s of Monticello, N.Y.

The Rita’s of Monticello, N.Y., located at 287 E. Broadway, Monticello, N.Y., is under the certification of the cRc as pareve and dairy.  Please note that all dairy products at this Rita’s location are now exclusively Cholov Yisroel and all toppings and cones are Pas Yisroel

From The Star-K: Rita’s of Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Due to popular demand, Rita’s of Coney Island, located at 1327 Surf Ave in Brooklyn, N.Y. (near the boardwalk), has renewed its Kosher certification and is certified under Star-D (dairy) supervision.

Note:  Rita’s of Brooklyn-Flatbush (1324 Coney Island Ave. in Brooklyn, N.Y.) remains under the certification of the O/U.

From The O/U: Simple Truth Organic Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips

Simple Truth Organic brand semi sweet chocolate chips, sold in Ralphs Markets, is certified Kosher and pareve under O/U supervision.

From The COR of Greater Detroit: Gordon Choice Sliced Stewed Tomatoes

Gordon Choice brand Choice Sliced Stewed Tomatoes bears an O/U on the case but not on the individual #10 cans.  The O/U confirmed that this product is Kosher and O/U certified (even though the O/U appears only on the case but not the cans themselves).

From The COR of Greater Detroit: Newly Certified – Fanta Pina Colada Soda

New Fanta Pina Colada Soda in 20 oz. plastic bottles, made in the U.S., is O/U certified and pareve.  It bears an O/U on the cap.

From The Atlanta Kosher Commission: New Kosher Slurpee Flavors

The following are new Kosher Slurpee flavors from 7-11.  They are all pareve…

Glaceau Vitaminwater Zero Shine

Glaceau Vitaminwater Zero Rise

Mtn. Dew Zero Sugar

Fruitworks Berry Lemonade Candy

Brisk Blackberry Smash

From The Beis Din of S. Africa: Newly Certified – Woolworths Vegan Products

Woolworths brand Vegan Cheese Range and Vegan Nut Milk Range are now certified kosher pareve by the BD with BD logo only.

From the Beis Din of S. Africa: Newly Certified – Nature’s Choice Yeast Range

Nature’s Choice Yeast Range is now kosher pareve with or without a BD logo.

From The Beis Din of S. Africa: Newly Certified – Fitch and Leedes Grapefruit Tonic

Fitch and Leedes Grapefruit Tonic is kosher pareve with or without a BD logo.

From The Beis Din of S. Africa: Newly Certified – Frozen Drinks Africa

The following Frozen Drinks Africa are now certified kosher, pareve with or without a BD logo…

Banana Ice Blast

Strawberry Ice Blast

Blood Orange Ice Blast

Eskimo Joe Blue Bubblegum Flavour

Eskimo Joe Pink Bubblegum Flavour

From The Star-K: Newly Certified – Anaya Foods

The following products, manufactured by Anaya Foods are now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision…

Amaranth, Raw, Organic

Black Royal Quinoa, Raw, Organic

Cashew Butter, Raw, Organic

Cashews, Dry Roasted, Organic

Cashews, Raw, Organic

Lentil, Raw, Split (lentil dal)

Quinoa Mix Grain, Raw (red, white, black)

Red Lentils, Raw

Red Royal Quinoa, Raw, Organic

Rice, Basmati, Raw (white & brown)

Rice, Raw, (white & brown)

White Royal Quinoa, Raw, Organic

From The Star-K: Newly Certified – Parade

Parade brand Blackeye peas and White Hominy are now certified Kosher under Star K supervision.

From The Star-K: HyTop and Parade

HyTop and Parade brand Canned Yams are now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision.  Thus product is Bishul Yisroel.

From The Star-D: Newly Certified – Jonathan Lord

The following products are newly certified Kosher under Star-D supervision.  These products are all dairy, non-Cholov Yisroel. ..

Black and White Cookies

Blondies

Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Chocolate Mousse

Crumb Cake

Cup Cake

Fudge Brownies

Linzer Tarts

Macaroon Cookies

Muffins

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Pound Cake

Raisin Bran Muffins

Raspberry Almond Bars

Yogurt Loaves

From The Star-K: Newly Certified – Sunset Foods

The following products, manufactured by Sunset Foods, are now certified Kosher and pareve under Star-K supervision…

Apple Sweet Wedge

Apple Tart Wedge

Apple Wedge/Red Grapes

Butternut Squash Diced

Cantaloupe Chunks

Carrot Sticks

Carrots/Celery

Celery Diced and Sticks

Celery/Onion Blend Diced

Fajita Mix, Diced

Honeydew Chunks

Mango Chunks and Slices

Mixed Fruit Chunks (Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Red Grapes)

Noodles Beets, Squash Butternut, Zucchini and Sweet Potato

Onions Diced Red, Diced Sweet and Diced Yellow

Peppers Green Diced

Peppers Tri-Colored Diced

Pineapple Chunks and Medley

Stew Mix (Potato, Celery, Carrot and Onion)

Watermelon Chunks