Why are there so many? Well some are regional. And yet others are stricter. Thus a very orthodox Jew may not accept every one of these symbols. (It gets complicated as all things in religion seem to do..sigh) But all in all it just proves that no matter where one goes in the US - there is no lack of kosher food supply. You would be surprised what a short trip in your local supermarket or grocery story would produce for a kosher meal.
Some of the common ones look like (just to give you an idea and this is not an endorsement either way):
Tri-State Kashruth, Vaad Hoer of Cincinnati -
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations (one of the more famous and trusted) -
KOF-K Kosher Supervision -
The best thing to do is to view the above mentioned web site, Kosher Symbols, if you are in doubt and have to feed kosher people (like me! Just remember the rules..no matchmaking meals!)
These days most products in the large cities of the
As a child, when Pop took me to the supermarket, I would stare in jealousy at all the great looking products that were not Kosher, and he under no condition would allow them in the house. So it should come as no surprise that I certainly am all for getting more and more products evaluated as kosher. But once Oreo cookies became Kosher and got the seal of kosher approval, the heavenly gates opened up in gratuitous song. Today, I eat them down with a guilty fervor as if I am finally allowed to eat the non-Kosher products once denied to us. Don’t tell your kids or your physical trainer but Oreo cookies coupled with a box (or two) of
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