Is Quinoa Kitniyos I know it is currently a machlokes can you name the sides and what is the reasoning
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Per the Star-K and CRC-Chicago it is not Kitniyos
However, see this important update regarding quinoa from the CRC-Chicago for 2012 which limits from where quinoa should be used on Pesach.
Those who say it is assur hold so because it is a species that is made into flour and "bread", it is grown and harvested like grain, and it is often processed in facilities that also process real grains. These are three of the major factors when it comes to determining what is included in kitniyos.
Those who allow it do so because according to Rav Moshe Feinstein (Igros Moshe O"Ch III:63) there is no basis to extend this custom to newly discovered foods.