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The Wisdom of the Letters    by Rabbi Zushe Yosef Blech - Reprinted with permission of Rabbi Blech. Originally published in the MK Vaad News & Views, May, 2001 Article about kosher issues in vitamins.

A Kashrus Guide to Medications, Vitamins, and Nutritional Supplements by Rabbi Dovid Heber - Kashrus Administrator, Star-K


Revised December 3, 2009
  • Balance Bar- when bearing OUD
  • Ben Den (when bearing OK)
  • Biochoice Immune Support Dietary Supplements(when bearing OU-D)
  • Bluebonnet (when bearing Kof-K)
  • Cell Tech  Vegicaps & Tablets - when bearing Star-K
  • Chemtech Pharmics -when bearing Star-K
  • Citracal (when bearing OU or OUD)
  • Clif Luna Bar and Clif Mojo (when bearing OUD)
  • Coral Bio-Tech (when bearing Star-K)
  • Eckerd Reg. St. Dairy Digestive Caplets -when bearing OU
  • Ericssons Alka-Mine- -when bearing Star-K
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  • Ethex prenatal vitamins (when bearing OU)
  • First Quality Health Liquid Vitamins when bearing OU
  • Freeda OU
  • Genisoy Bar-when bearing OK or OKD
  • Hansen's Natural Juices -when bearing OU
  • InPut Bar -when bearing OUD
  • Landau when stating under the supervision of the Volvover Rav
  • Maxi Health when bearing UK or OU
  • MediFast when bearing OU or OUD
  • MegaFood when bearing OK
  • Mission Phamacueuticals when bearing OU
  • Mystic Moments Remedy when bearing OU
  • Navitco when bearing OU
  • Nestabs RX when bearing OU
  • Now Natural Foods when bearing OU
  • Nutra Balance when bearing OU
  • Nutrimil-when bearing OUD
  • Poly-Vi-Sol drops when bearing OU
  • Prenate Advance when bearing OU
  • Shaklee when bearing Star-K, Star-D or KD
  • Solgar when bearing Kof-K
  • Strauss Herb Company when bearing OU
  • Sunrider when bearing Star-K or Star D
  • Tri-Vi-Flor dropswhen bearing OU
  • Tri-Vi-Sol dropswhen bearing OU
  • Fer-in-Sol dropswhen bearing OU
  • You Are What You Eat Energy Bar when bearing  Kof-K
  • Ultra Slim Fast when bearing OUD
  • Viactiv Soft Calcium Chews when bearing OUD

  • Celestial Seasonings- when bearing a Star-K
  • Cold-eeze- Triangle K: All Natural Honey Lemon
  • CVS & other private labels- when bearing a OU-D; dairy equipment
  • Fisherman's Friend Cough Drops certified kosher by the Manchester Beth Din
  • Halls from Star-K Novemember Keeping You Kurrent: Halls Cough Suprssent Drops, not Lemon-Max,Spearmint, Halls Plus and Honey
  • Ludens- OU-D- dairy equipment
  • Ricola- Rabbi A Yafee Schlesinger, not Ricola Pastilles /Soft Pastilles and Fresh Pearls Breath Mints
  • Shaklee Herbal Menthol Lozenges- when bearing Star-K
  • Sorbee- when bearing OU
  • Vicks from Star-K Novemember Keeping You Kurrent: Vicks Cough Drops: Menthol, Cherry

    OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATIONS


    Star-K Over the Counter Medication Article and List
    Chicago Rabbinical Council Over the Counter Medicine List
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