Understanding Kosher Glycerin

By: Rabbi Tzvi Rosen Reprinted from Star- K Kashrus Kurrents In the world of food ingredients, there is no ingredient as versatile as glycerin. In the world of kosher ingredient sensitivity, there is no kosher-sensitive ingredient that compares to glycerin. Glycerin’s...Read More

Kosher Trucking and Tank Washes

The kosher certifying industry has made great strides in the last several years towards ensuring that kosher products are transported only in kosher approved tanker trucks. To this end, we now certify fleets of kosher dedicated tankers and kosher truck wash stations...Read More

Kosher Expands Internationally

The number of countries that produce kosher certified products grew to 104 with the inclusion of the Gulf states of Dubai and Saudi Arabia. At Kosherfest 2017, the international presence was clearly felt with exhibits from more than a dozen nations including Israel,...Read More

Kashrut Alert

H-E-B Brand Extra Strength Gas Relief Softgels  December 28, 2017 H-E-B brand Extra Strength Gas Relief softgels distributed in H-E-B supermarkets in Texas, bears an unauthorized STAR-K.The product contains gelatin and is not Kosher. Corrective action is being...Read More