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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

The following kashrus alert are from Rabbi Bess on March 9, 2015.

Many liquid medications contain food grade glycerin which is often derived from animals and is therefore, treif. This is especially a problem with children’s medications that are quite palatable.

The following liquid medications do not contain any animal ingredients. The glycerin is vegetable based:

The following liquid medications do contain animal ingredients. The glycerin is animal based:

Store brands of Suspensions should not be used since glycerin is commonly derived from animal sources.

From Rabbi Bess: There is a "generic" Benadryl without glycerin made by RIJ Pharmaceutical Corp, 40 Commercial Ave, Middletown, NY 10941. It is distributed by Kinray Inc. Whitestone NY 11357. It is sold as Preferred Plus in Lakewood.

Kashrut.com has year-round information for Over the Counter Medications, Nutraceuticals and Vitamins at www.kashrut.com/articles/medicine_list

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4911

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