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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

Chodosh Season Begining

Information from from Mrs. Rosskamm, The Guide to Chodosh, Hot Line 718-305-5133. Email: yherman20@gmail.com

September 20, 2019:

  1. Freshly baked items using spring wheat, including breads, challahs, bagels, rolls, pizza and some cakes and cookies may be Chodosh in the Midwest after the PURCHASE DATE of August 15. Elsewhere in the US, this date would be Aug 23.
  2. Packaged foods from spring wheat may be Chodosh after the PACKING date of August 15, or the PURCHASE date of Aug 23.
  3. Noodles and pasta may be Chodosh after the PACKING date of August 22, or the PURCHASE date of Sept 2.
  4. Barley, such as pearled barley, may be Chodosh after the PACKING date of August 13 and PURCHASE date of Aug 22.
  5. Oats: Oats in all products, including cereals, may be Chodosh starting with a PACKING date of August 2, PURCHASE date of Aug 16. An exception is the oats in General Mills cereals that may be Chodosh starting with a packing date of Sept 15.

August 20, 2019:

  1. Freshly baked items using spring wheat, including breads, challahs, bagels, rolls, pizza and some cakes and cookies may be Chodosh in the Midwest after the PURCHASE DATE of August 15. Elsewhere in the US, this date would be Aug 23.
  2. Packaged foods from spring wheat may be Chodosh after the PACKING date of August 15, or the PURCHASE date of Aug 23.
  3. Noodles and pasta the harvest has just begun. Anything available now is still Yoshon
  4. Barley, such as pearled barley, may be Chodosh after the PACKING date of August 13 and PURCHASE date of Aug 22.
  5. Oats: Oats in all products, including cereals, may be Chodosh starting with a PACKING date of August 2, PURCHASE date of Aug 16. An exception is the oats in General Mills cereals that may be Chodosh starting with a packing date of Sept 15.

The guide is in progress and will be published as soon as possible. The guide cannot be finished until the Durum wheat, used in noodles and pasta, is harvested.

August 13, 2019:

August 6, 2019:

July 31, 2019:

July 23, 2019: The oat harvest has begun. The wheat harvest is due to start shortly. Barley and Durum Wheat used in pasta are not far behind. While I do not have a cut off date yet, I am expecting to have one by next week.

From the COR Detroit: Those who want to purchase Yoshon items to store over the Chodosh season should do so now.

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