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.
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
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.
Simple Truth Organic brand semi sweet chocolate chips, sold in Ralphs Markets, is certified Kosher and pareve under O/U supervision.
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).
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.
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
Woolworths brand Vegan Cheese Range and Vegan Nut Milk Range are now certified kosher pareve by the BD with BD logo only.
Nature’s Choice Yeast Range is now kosher pareve with or without a BD logo.
Fitch and Leedes Grapefruit Tonic is kosher pareve with or without a BD logo.
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
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
Parade brand Blackeye peas and White Hominy are now certified Kosher under Star K supervision.
HyTop and Parade brand Canned Yams are now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision. Thus product is Bishul Yisroel.
The following products are newly certified Kosher under Star-D supervision. These products are all dairy, non-Cholov Yisroel. ..
Black and White Cookies
Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Raisin Bran Muffins
Raspberry Almond Bars
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
Celery Diced and Sticks
Celery/Onion Blend Diced
Fajita Mix, Diced
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)
The following products, manufactured by Zabar’s are now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision…
Hot Dogs 14 oz. Vacuum Packed
Mini Hot Dogs 12 oz. Vacuum Packed
Prepack Sliced Coned Beef 8 oz. Vacuum Packed
Prepack Sliced Pastrami 8 oz. Vacuum Packed
Salami 14 oz. Vacuum Packed
Best Yet brand Pineapple Choice Chunk in Natural Juice, Pineapple Choice Slices in Natural Juice and Pineapple Crushed in Natural Juice are now certified kosher under Star-K supervision.