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There are generally two categories of Kosher Phones. The “most” kosher one is the basic phone. This can be either a flip phone or a feature phone with a slide-out qwerty keyboard. These phones are used by most of the Ultra-Orthodox and Hasidic groups. This phone does not have access to the internet or any apps. Some phones even go so far as to block texting ...


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Yes. From the Star-K: Bees have brushes on their legs which collect the pollen from the flowers. The pollen is brushed toward the back of the bee and is pressed into baskets found on their legs. The bees add traces of saliva and nectar to make a more effective “press,” because pollen is naturally dusty and requires a binding agent. This popular health ...


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Eliyahu Shitrit is no longer in Thessaloniki but in Volos. There is NO Shomer Shabbat community anywhere in Greece. The only reliable Kosher restaurant located in Athens, Greece is operated by Rabbi Mendel Hendel, Chabad Shaliach. The chicken/meat products he uses in his restaurant are imported from France. He also sells them to the public. All the ...


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In the US they use the letter D to designate a product as Dairy but not CY. In Israel, the general policy of ALL the MeHadrin kashrut services DO NOT certify products that are Chalav Stam /Nochri from non-Jewish sources. The Chief Rabbinate of Israel allows Avkat Chalav Nochri (non-Jewish milk powder) in many of their products which are marked with Chalav ...


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The question of rare and raw meat has been asked on this site before. There is some discussion among the Rishonim based on the mishna Beitza 3:3 about whether raw meat can be consumed, but their point of argument revolves around whether the meat must be salted first to remove the blood. So the opinion of the Rishonim seems to be that it may or may not be ...


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This is MK's response: This product is TOTALLY kosher and this is an allergen warning only. For more info about allergens, see our Kosher Minute video, by clicking on this link: https://www.facebook.com/MKCanadasKosherCertifier/videos/466389873540856


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There are a variety of reasons why this can happen. One possibility is that the location where the food is packaged may also process shellfish (likely on entirely different equipment or at least on the same equipment with a thorough washing before kosher production). Because of the risk of cross-contamination the company mentions shellfish on the allergy ...


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The difference between the scenarios is not an abstract difference between nonkosher food and worms, but between cooked and uncooked food and food of the same type and food of different types. First, taste only transfers if cooking occurs with heat higher than Yad Soledet Bo or one of the substances is "sharp" like an onion (neither worms nor lettuce have "...


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Chicken transfers a "good taste" (נותן טעם לשבח), whereas insects and other creepy crawlers transfer a "bad taste" (נותן טעם לפגם). The former taste needs to be removed prior to cooking further, while the latter does not. Before we can talk about nullifying taste in the same or different "Min," it's important to understand what taste is prohibited in the ...


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