Tuesday, June 06, 2023

The Kashrut.com kosher alert website has issued a warning to consumers that Chinese companies are creating fake kosher supervision logos and applying them to various food products.

One example cited by the organization was a fraudulent kosher symbol on a box of cannoli shells found on Amazon and at Restaurant Depot.

“These bogus kosher symbols are some of the ones offered by companies, many in Asia, particularly India, that sell “certification” services,” warned Kashrut.com.

“No recognized rabbinical certification is behind these certifications. One should never rely on a symbol; rather, verify that a reliable agency is behind it.

“If you see others, please send to [email protected]

Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years of working in broadcast journalism.

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