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The following new beverage information is from Pepsi on July 13, 2006

The following new beverage products are certied by Rabbi Charlop when bearing a KD.

  • Ben and Jerry's Cherry Garcia Milkshake
  • Ben and Jerry's Chocolate Fudge Brownie Milkshake
  • Ben and Jerry's Chunky Monkey Milkshake
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0105

The following kosher traval information is from the Vaad of Buffalo on July 4, 2006

Attention Niagara Falls/Buffalo Tourists:
King David Pizza/Falafel in Niagara Falls, Ontario
5061 Centre Street (Clifton Hill)
(905) 357-1010 Now Open! Cholev Yisroel; Pas Yisroel; under the B.V.K. (Rabbi Moshe Taub)

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=NO104

The following kashrus information is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council.

The cRc would like to inform the kosher consumer that based on our research of the new pasteurized whole in-shell eggs, they do not need to bear any hashgacha and since the eggs are not cooked by this process, they do not pose a problem with bishul akum.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0103

The following energy drink update is from the Star-K May, 2006 Keeping You Kurrent and revised on August 14, 2006.

Energy Drink update.
The following are Kosher:

  • Cobra Energy Drink (with OU only)
  • Full Throttle - all beverages
  • Tab Energy Drink
  • Vault (from Coke) - Regular and Vault Zero
The following is NOT Kosher:
  • SoBee Adrenalin Rush Energy Drink
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0102

The following beverage update is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer on March 17, 2006 and corrected on May 26, 2006.

The following new items are kosher/pareve:

  • Pepsi's Slice One Orange, Grape & Berry
  • Dole Sparklers
  • Coke's new citrus drink "Vault" (regular and Zero)
  • Dr. Pepper's "Berries and Cream" (regular and Diet)
  • Hawaiian Punch flavors (recommended only in a 2 liter or 20oz bottle or a 12oz can) Mango Passionfruit Squeeze and Island Citrus Guava.
  • There is a new brand of flavored milks on the market by the name of Bravo which are kosher/ dairy only when bearing the OU-D on the label.
  • There is a new product from Coke being released in the U.S. called Coke Blak that is certified kosher DAIRY. The product Coca-Cola Blak (spelled without a 'C') is to be a specialty premium drink that will be sold in unique (glass) bottles. This should not be confused with the Coca-Cola Black Cherry Vanilla sold in standard bottles and cans which is Pareve and is certified.
  • The following is certified as NOT kosher: Rockstar Energy Drink; Sobee's Adrenaline Rush (a Pepsi product).
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0101

The following revised new product information is from the Kosherquest.org dated January 8, 2006 and confirmed with the OU.

Cobra, Tantra and Scorpion Energy Drinks are certified O/U (when bearing OU)

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0100

The following revised new product information is from the cRc dated January 5, 2005.

7 Eleven is coming out with two new Slurpee flavors over the next few months, Crystal Light Passion Fruit and Dr. Pepper Cherry Vanilla. Both are kosher pareve.
ed. note: The Kashrut.com slurpee list is at www.kashrut.com/consumer/slurpees/

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0098

The following kashrus notice is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council on December 16, 2005.

Chicago Soy Dairy, Lombard ,Illinois, produces a line of organic non-dairy “ice cream” desserts and organic non- dairy soy milk, all under cRc supervision. All varieties are kosher / pareve, even without the cRc on the label.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0099

The following new product information is from the cRc dated November, 2005.

The following Minute Maid sodas only are certified kosher/pareve. (This applies only to the sodas packed in 2 liter plastic bottles, 16oz. plastic bottles and 12oz. cans): Fruit Punch, Grape Medley, Lemonade, Limonade, Mixed Berry Fruit Soda, Pink Lemonade, Raspberry Lemonade, Strawberry Passion, Tropical Citrus, Valencia Orange, Light Guava Citrus, Light Lemonade, Light Mango Tropical, Light Raspberry Passion.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0097

The following new product information is from the cRc dated November, 2005.

Uncle Ben's has two varieties of a rice pudding mix, Cinnamon Raisin & French Vanilla. Both have a "K" on the label,certified by Rabbi Nathan Greenblatt, and are accepted by the cRc.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0096
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