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Questions tagged [chalav-yisrael-jewishmilk]

Chalav Yisrael is milk that was watched by a Jew when the cow was milked to ensure kashrut.

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Are “kif kef” bars chalav Yisroel?

Specifically, I am looking at Israeli Kif Kef bars - the ones sold in the States. Presumably they are identical to the ones from Israel. See picture. The hechture is Bedatz.
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Unsupervised milk - there was a treife animal in the herd

I heard in a recent shiur that Dayan Weiss zatzal paskened that an animal that delivered its young via caesarean section is considered a treife. Therefore its milk cannot be drunk. When supervising ...
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Kashruth of Perfect Day milk [duplicate]

News recently reported about a company in California that produces "Milk free Milk". The process -- which is all in a lab -- involves yeast and genetically modify them by adding DNA from a cow to ...
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Practice in Amsterdam regarding Chalav stam

The Pri Chadash 115:6 writes that one can drink milk that was not watched by a Yisroel in an instance where there are no non-kosher animals, or if the non-kosher milk would be more expensive. He ...
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Is there a directory or list of countries where chalav stam may be used? [duplicate]

Rav Moshe Feinstein, as I understand, permitted one to consume non-chalav Yisra'el products in U.S. (I assume Canada, as well.) I have heard from a few travelers that in most European countries, milk ...
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where can I order chalav yisroel lactose online?

I would like to brew a milk stout. The way this is done is by adding lactose which is a sugar derived from milk. This adds sweetness in the form of a sugar which does not ferment. Adding other sugars ...
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looking for a cholov yisrael product

Where can I find cholov yisrael evaporated milk, not powdered milk nor condensed, in the central NJ area? I have been unable to locate any.
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R Moshe Feinstein on Chalav Stam [closed]

When does R Moshe's heter apply - is bshaas hadchak required? If so, what would constitute bshaas hadchak? Is it a minhag, or plainly Halachic, to insist on chalav yisroel where it is hardly available ...
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How is one allowed to eat both cholov stam and pas palter?

Here is what I mean by this. It seems that most people who eat cholov stam do so according to R'Moshe Feinstien's leniency for cholov stam in the U.S. It would seem, however, that the Feinsteins were ...
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Why does cholov yisroel milk have such a short shelf life?

Since I started keeping cholov yisroel at home, I've had to change my buying habits because the milk (and yogurt) spoils so fast. I've tried several brands from several stores, and it is always the ...
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Do those who keep Cholov Yisroel eat products marked “K-DE”?

Some hechshers have the designation "DE" for "Dairy Equipment." Do those who keep Cholov Yisroel eat food with this designation? (I am mostly talking about the minority who consider [American] cholov ...
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What is the justification for not requiring “chalav Yisrael” cooking equipment for those who don't hold by R' Moshe's leniency?

As Shalom explained in his answer to a question about chalav Yisrael milk, R' Moshe Feinstein ruled that in countries where the local government regulations are sufficient to ensure that cow's milk is ...
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Who holds that Cholov Yisroel is not a chumra? [duplicate]

Which groups or authorities consider Cholov Yisroel to be normative halacha and not a chumra? (Possibly equal to, "Who considers cholov stam treyf"?)
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Cholov akum and cholov yisroel

Is cholov akum 100% treif (not kosher)? If so why does it get a hechcher (kosher supervision stamp)? And if it's not treif, is it assur (forbidden)?
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Statement about Cholov Yisroel following general expectations

In this article in Kosher Today speaking about the potential for the FDA to allow non-Kosher milk to be labeled as plain milk quotes an unnamed Kashrus Organization official as saying that milk as of ...
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Cholov Yisroel “Kashered”

So I was eating one of my favorite meals -- a bunch of peanut butter and cheese sandwiches, and to pass the time, I looked at the package of cheese. It is "Natural and Kosher" by Anderson ...
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Verifying powdered milk

If someone keeps cholov Yisroel but is lenient when it comes to powdered milk, is there a halachically reliable/valid way to verify that a product is made with powdered milk as opposed to fresh milk, ...
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Cholov Israel microwave

If someone is careful about only eating dairy which is Cholov Israel, is it OK to use a microwave which has been used for Cholov stam, without doing anything to kasher the microwave or wrapping the ...
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What is the point of a hechsher on Cholov Stam?

I assume that the widespread custom of eating/drinking Cholov Stam products (products using milk in which the milking was not observed by a Jew) is relying on the leniency of R' Moshe Feinstein that ...
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What is the response to Maane Ligros regarding Cholov HaCompanies

The Sefer 1מענה לאגרות (page 221) argues on R. Moshe Feinshtein's leniency allowing industrially produced milk to not be watched by a Jew during the milking. His basic argument is that the Ramo says ...
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Chalav Yisrael milk: stringency or binding?

In a time where we know with enough certainty (when compared with other kashrut principles) that cow’s milk sold in most countries where we live is indeed cow’s milk, how do we know whether the laws ...
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Are Rabbinic decrees binding forever, or can they be rescinded?

Regarding the rabbinic decrees instructed in the Talmud, how can one know that a particular rabbinic commandment is binding to all future generations and may not be rescinded or amended ever? . ...
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chalav stam during aseres yemei tshuvah

The Shulchan Aruch says the during aseres yemei tshuva one who eats pas akum(palter) during the year should refrain during these days. Does this extend to those who are lenient with chalav Stam?
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Does a Chalav Yisroel milk bottle help?

There are many stores out there (e.g. Coffee shops) that have a hechsher, but are Chalav Stam. To get around this issue, some of these stores offer the option to request Chalav Yisroel milk for those ...
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Powdered Milk - Chalav Yisroel

I have a child with a milk allergy. He will be undergoing a "baked milk" food challenge shortly. For this I need to bake him muffins with powdered milk. I have found several brands of kosher powdered ...
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In what countries is chalav yisrael not required for milk?

The Talmud says milk is not kosher unless a Jew supervises the milking, to be sure it's just kosher-animal milk. Assuming one goes by the ruling of R' Moshe Feinstein and others that "knowing" is ...
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Is watching via webcam valid for cholov yisroel?

Would milk be considered cholov yisroel if someone was watching via webcam?
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Carnation Instant Breakfast substitute

Is there any non-dairy (or chalav yisrael) substitute for Carnation Instant Breakfast?