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Here's a list of potential issues (one specifically mentioning the Vegan Society and its standards) with vegan-certified food: The vegan standards for "animal-free" may be less stringent than the halakhic standards. I've heard this is particularly true with respect to bug checking for vegetables. Keilim. In particular, even if the restaurant's own keilim ...
There is at least one example where we do not follow these identified chazakos. R' Rakeffet talks about this in his shiurim on Civil Marriage... Look at this shiur: http://www.yutorah.org/lectures/lecture.cfm/709440/Rabbi_Aaron_Rakeffet-Rothkoff/1995-09-17_Ain_adam_oseh_be'ilato_be'ilat_zenut__17-Sep-95
Per Yalkut Yosef when you purchase clothing from a non Jew you have to inspect them for Shaatnez even if the non Jew insists there is no linen threads. However if linen threads are significantly more expensive then one may rely on that fact. If one supplied the material to a non Jew we are not afraid that he will switch the goods, since it can be checked. ...
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