Is it Kosher? Understanding Kosher Chemicals
There are many uses for chemicals certified as kosher
By Fred Elabed
Chemicals used in food and food processing must meet strict regulatory criteria. For a chemical to receive an official kosher certification, the manufacturer has a rabbi come to the facility to certify that all steps throughout the procurement, manufacturing, packaging and distribution processes follow strict kosher standards. With this certification, kosher chemical purchasers can be assured that the product adheres to all kosher requirements.