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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

"The Israeli State Comptroller's Report: The Kashrut System - 'Serious Findings, Misleading the Public, An Unmanageable Situation'"

May 17, 2017: The Ynet.co.il, Google translate at here:

The Israeli State Comptroller exhamined the work of the mInistry of Religious Services, The Israeli Chief Rabbinate and several religious councils from March to September, 2016. They doubted that the current system can insure that food is kosher. Some religious overseers were expected to work 20 to 24 hours a day in Jerusalem, Natanya and Rehovot. Most of the kosher supervisors were employed by the business they supervise and not the religour council which is a built-in conflich of interest.

The Israeli Chief Rabbinicate is working on modifying the current system

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