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Mehadrin is a general term, meaning enhanced/ stricter kashrut. People use it to describe a particular standard, or they might mean a general term for one or several hechsherim (kosher supervisions) e.g. Bedatz Eida Chareidis, Rav Landau, Rav Rubin, Sheeris Yisrael, Rav Machpud etc. The term can also be used by a local rabbinate hechsher to denote a higher ...


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Mehadrin (from hiddur, meaning "beautified" or "embellished") is the generic term describing a certain level of kashrut, as described here, covering e.g., the presence of a supervisor in a kitchen, the type of meat being served (glatt vs. non-glatt), how shmita is being handled, etc. Badatz (acronym of Beth Din Tsedek) is a name for a kashrut organization ...


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The CRC is the source of a detailed article (written January 2008) that explains the reasoning behind the discussion of the generation of carbon dioxide. The significant part is at the end where they say (which I put in bold) that they have decided to be strict on the matter because it involves chametz on Pesach. They only certify CO2 that is definitely not ...


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OUKOSHER.ORG says that carbon dioxide used to be produced from grain fermentation. I imagine that the Star-K has determined it is not a concern and the CRC-Chicago has been unable to verify this to their satisfaction. See here the discussion by the CRC-Chigago which concurs with my answer. Seltzer exists in two forms. UNFLAVORED SELTZER is simply water ...


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According to Rav Yitzchak Abadi, coca cola is inherently kosher for Sephardim and Ashkenazim during Passover without a hecsher according to halakha. His responses are as follows: Questioner: Is it permitted to drink plain coca cola on Pesach? Rabbi Abadi: Yes Source: http://kashrut.org/forum/viewpost.asp?mid=56956&highlight=coca%20cola ...


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[this was written before the OP edited his question and made it sefardi-specific, I will leave it up for Ashkenazim interested in the question] For Ashkenazim, the problem with regular Coca Cola is not just the question of the citric acid but rather the high-fructose corn syrup. See here for instance In its year-round formula, Coca-Cola uses ...



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