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The following Passover information is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer, April, 2003.

Please be aware that all canned fruits, even in its own juice, need certification for Pesach.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0079

The following Passover information is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer, April, 2003.

Please be aware that all canned fruits, even in its own juice, need certification for Pesach.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0078

The following Passover information is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer, April, 2003.

Although it would not seem to be problematic, peeled garlic in water needs a special hechsher for Pesach.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0077

The following Passover information is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer, April, 2003.

In the Kosherpets.com Brochure it mistakenly lists oatmeal as an ingredient. All Kosherpets products are chometz free.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0076

The following Passover information for Sephardim is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer, April, 2003.

For those that follow the Sefardic custom of eating kitniyos on Pesach, please be aware that regular Non- Pesach soda may be chometz and one cannot assume that it is only a kitniyos (corn syrup) issue. Additionally, Soy Milk may contain a large amount of barley or other starches and would be chometz. At this time, the only soymilk that the Chicago Rabbinical Council can recommend (if bought before Pesach) is the Original Natural Ethnic Soymilk from Vitasoy. This does not include their natural sweetened or vitamin enriched Ethnic.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0075

The following Passover information is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council Kosher Consumer, April, 2003.

The cRc policy is that Extra Virgin Olive Oil is Kosher for Pesach even if it does not state so on the label. However, Light Extra Virgin Olive Oil would need special Pesach hashgocha.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0074

The following Passover alert is from the Orthodox Union on April 3, 2003.

Trader Joe's Dried Pitted Tart Montmorency Cherries, Trader Joe's, So. Pasadena, CA bears an unauthorized OU-P and is not certified as kosher by the Orthodox Union. Corrective action is being taken. Trader Joe's Dried Trader Joe's Dried Bing Cherries are certified as OU-P.
ed. note: This product is certified as Kosher for year-round use (not Passover) by Rabbi Weingarten.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0073

The following Passover clarification is from the Star-K on April 2,2003.

Please be aware that THE LAWS OF PESACH - A DIGEST by RABBI AVROHOM BLUMENKRANTZ shlit"a has included STAR-K's YEAR ROUND MEDICINE LIST in the "Products on Pesach" section (chap. 10, pgs. 265-268). Please be advised that this list is for year round use and NOT FOR PASSOVER, and was not compiled with consideration for the chometz status of these products.
Please note: As indicated above, the notice refers only to the Star-K information found in the "Products on Pesach" section (Chapter 10, pages 265-268), and reiterates Rabbi Blumenkrantz's statement in the book, "Over the Counter Medications permitted for Year Round Purpose. This is not a Pesach List." The alert does not relate to any other medications and information found throughout the book.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0072

The following Passover information is from the Star-K Keeping You Kurrent for Pesach 2003.

The following madications manufactured by Schwartz Pharma may contain chometz

  • Niferex (elexir)
  • Levsin (drops and elixir)

Bextra manufactured by Pharmacia is chometz free

Passover medicine and cosmetic updates can be found on www.kehilasyaakov.org

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0071

The following Passover information is from the Star-K Keeping You Kurrent for Pesach 2003.

The following baby products may be used on Pesach:

  • Johnson's
    Baby Bath
    Baby Wash
    Baby Powder (Original and Medicated)
    Baby Shampoo (Original and Lavender)
  • Baby Magic
    Baby Bath with Aloe
    Baby Shampoo
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0070
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