Kashrut (also kashruth or kashrus, כשרות or כַּשְׁרוּת) is the set of Jewish dietary laws.

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Eating your own (kosher) food in a non-kosher restaurant?

This was brought to mind by this question: What are the rules about joining your co-workers (or the like) for a meal in a non-kosher restaurant, but bringing your own food? Is it prohibited as mar'is ...
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A restroom in a formerly-kosher eatery vs. one in a never-kosher eatery: which is preferable?

Say I'm on the road traveling, and I need to use a restroom. Which of the following two restrooms is preferable? One in a restaurant that used to be kosher, but is now non-kosher. One in a ...
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Which hechsheirim are reliable?

How can I find out which hechsheirim are reliable and which ones aren't?
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Fish eaten with milk?

Is there any halachik problem with eating fish and milk together? (A classic example is a bagel with lox and cream cheese)
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Does soda need a hechsher?

I have noticed that many cans of pepsi don't have a hechsher (kosher symbol) on them. Do they need one?
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Why doesn't the OU put DE on food packages anymore?

The OU used to put DE next to the OU symbol when a product was Dairy Equipment. Such a product can not be eaten with meat but can be eaten right afterwards (you don't need to wait the amount of time ...
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What makes a wine kosher?

Why are some wines kosher and some not?