These cookies have no certification on the box itself, it is made in a spanish speaking country. yet they have a sticker with a kosher certification put on them.

is this reliable?

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This is not a practical question.

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    You can call the kashrus organization on the label to verify.
    – user6591
    Jun 23, 2015 at 14:26
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    i tried, i was given the number to rabbi ralbags house and nobody picked up, called many times
    – user9478
    Jun 23, 2015 at 14:27
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    Well I don't know your community affiliations, but most people I know don't like relying on triangle k at all. I'm not trying to sway your opinion in any way, But at least in this case of uncertainty, it may be something to think about.
    – user6591
    Jun 23, 2015 at 14:34
  • I am Religious, i keep kosher to the fullest
    – user9478
    Jun 23, 2015 at 14:35
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    these are not certified by the OU, i was told by a representative of OU in israel
    – user9478
    Jun 23, 2015 at 15:11

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This label is on many products in Israel. In my experience, most people do trust the sticker labels; however, to be safe, when you see a product with the kosher certification stuck on a sticker to the box, it certainly cannot hurt to call the certifying agency to confirm that they do supervise that particular item.

As a separate issue, many people do not rely on the particular kosher certifying agency shown on this label (Triangle-K). The majority of major kashrus agencies do not recommend consuming food with only the Triangle-K certification.

See this question and its answers.

  • It's worth noting that the kashrut of these cookies have been approved by the Israeli rabbinate, as shown inside the marked circle. Even if "many people do not rely" on Triangle-K, the Israeli rabbinate considers them reliable.
    – Aryeh
    Jun 30, 2015 at 14:36
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    @Aryeh See this comment
    – Daniel
    Jun 30, 2015 at 14:37

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