Kosher Updates and Products

In Uncategorizedby Yisroel Pollock

Newly Certified: Star-K – Royal Pagoda

Royal Pagoda brand Canned Cut Baby Corn in Brine is now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision

Newly Certified: Star-K – Vertullo Imports

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

Genuine Brewed Rice Vinegar – Plain

Gourmet Rice Vinegar Seasoned

Yuzu Ponzu Citrus Soy Sauce

Newly Certified: Star-K – Key

Key Food Stores co-Operative Pickles, Kosher Dills are now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision.

 

Newly Certified: Star-D – Seiman Schlussel Chocolate Covered Waffle

Leiman Schlussel Chocolate Covered Waffle Filled with Chocolate with Peanut Cream is now Kosher certified under Star-D supervision.  This product is dairy, non-Cholov Yisroel.  This includes lots bearing codes 05,07,08/2019; 01,02/07/2019.

Newly Certified: Star-D – Korean Premium Yuzu Jam

Korean Premium Yuzu Jam, manufactured by Foodberry Co. is now certified kosher and dairy (non-Cholov Yisroel) under Star D supervision.

Newly Certified: Star-K – Yuzu Juice (Citron Juice)

Yuzu Juice,  manufactured by Foodberry Co. is now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision.  This product is pareve.

From The Atlanta Kosher Commission – Baskin-Robbins

Baskin-Robbins new Non-Dairy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frozen Dessert and Non-Dairy Chocolate Extreme Frozen Dessert bear a Star-D symbol due to dairy equipment and may be eaten AFTER meat, but not with meat.  In addition, the following Baskin-Robbins ices and sorbets bear a Star-D symbol due to dairy equipment and may be eaten after meat:

Daquiri Ice

Horchata Ice

Watermelon Splash Ice

Miami Vice Sorbet

Raspberry Sorbet

“Sorbet” and “Sherbet” differ because sherbet ALWAYS contains actual milk.

 

From the Atlanta Kosher Commission: Circle-V Symbol

The Circle-V symbol is nearly identical to the more recent symbol used to indicate that a product is vegan.  This has caused much confusion for kosher consumers so the Vaad HaIr of St. Louis is modifying its kosher symbol to OVK inside an oval shape.  Consumers may notice the new symbol on store products.

From The KIB: Honey for Rosh Hashanna

Pure, unflavored honey is Kosher without  Hashgacha.

From The RCC: Tel Aviv Grill Calabasas in Woodland Hills, Ca.

The RCC now gives their Kosher supervision to Tel Aviv Grill Calabasas in Woodland Hills, Ca.

From The RCC: Paprika Restaurant in Los Angeles

The RCC (Rabbinical Council of California) is now giving their Kosher supervision on Paprika Restaurant on Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles.

From Atlanta Kosher Commission: General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros

General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros is currently kosher and DAIRY, without the O/U on the box.

Cape Town Beth Din Updates

Rice Krispy toasted rice cereal bar with melted marshmallows erroneously bears a Beth Din logo. This product is not kosher. The company is aware of their error and are in the process of correcting it.

The Cape Town Beth Din has informed us that:

Cape Dried Fruit Packers – Wasabi peanuts is incorrectly labelled parev, the product is dairy.
Cape Dried Fruit Packers – Bar Snack Mix is incorrectly labelled parev, the product is dairy.

Baskin Robbins Non Dairy Ice Cream – Star-D – Dairy Equipment

BASKIN-ROBBINS new “Non-Dairy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frozen” and “Non-Dairy Chocolate Extreme Frozen Dessert” bear a Star-D symbol due to dairy equipment, and may be eaten after meat, but not with meat. In addition, the following Baskin-Robbins ices and sorbets bear a Star-D due to dairy equipment, and may be eaten after meat: Daiquiri Ice, Horchata Ice, Watermelon Splash Ice, Miami Vice Sorbet, and Raspberry Sorbet. [“Sorbet” should not be confused with Sherbet, which contains actual milk ingredients.]

From The RCC

We are happy to inform you of the following recent Kashrut developments:

  1. Street Cafe by Aroma(18047 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91316) is now an exclusively  Chalav Yisrael cafe and restaurant, available for dining and occasions.

 

  1. Dr. Sandwich Beverly location( Beverly Blvd and Gardner)  a versatile Mediterranean / American  restaurant is fully operational for dining and occasions.

 

  1. Darna In the Kineret Restaurant(19737 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364) under new ownership continues to operate under RCC certification.

 

Rabbi Nissim Davidi

Kashrut Administrator

From The COR: Canadian Kosher Slurpee Favors sold in Canada

The following is a list of Slurpee flavors sold in Canada that are supervised kosher under COR supervision…

7 Up

Barq’s Cream Soda

Brisk Blueberry Lemonade

Brisk Lemonade

Cherry Coke

Coca-Cola

Crush Banana

Crush Blue Bubblegum

Crush Cream Soda

Crush Gummie Bear

Crush Lime

Crush Lite Cream Soda

Crush Orange

Crush Peach Fuzz

Crush Sour Blue Raspberry

Crush Sour Cherry

Dr. Pepper

Dr. Pepper Cherry

Fanta Banana

Fanta Blue Raspberry

Fanta Blueberry Lemonade

Fanta Cherry Limeade

Fanta Light Mango Passionfruit

Fanta Orange

Fanta Pomegranate Cherry

Fanta Sour Pink Watermelon

Fanta Strawberry Shortcake

Mountain Dew Code REd

Mountain Dew

Mountain Dew Kickstart Black Cherry Freeze

Mountain Dew Kickstart Limeade

Mug Root Beer

Peace Tea Razzleberry

Pepsi

Pepsi Float

PepsiCo Green Apple Watermelon

PepsiCo Mango Lemonade Freeze

PepsiCo Peach Lemonade

PepsiCo Sodashop Black Cherry

PepsiCo Sour Orange

PepsiCo Strawberry Smoothie

PepsiCo Tropical Strawberry

PowerAde Ice Berry Blitz

Sprite

From The Star-K: Boutique Butcher in Brooklyn

The Star-K certifies that Boutique Butcher, located on Avenue U in Brooklyn, N.Y. is under their Kosher supervision.  Packaged products from the Fresh meat, Deli, Appetizing and Prepared Foods departments are certified ONLY when  bearing the Star-K symbol on package label or sign.

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