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There’s a kosher pizza war brewing in the heart of Hasidic Brooklyn — and a Jewish religious court has laid down a Solomonic decision about how the pie is going to be sliced.
Observant Jews in far-flung locales face difficulty in getting kosher food, but perhaps nowhere is the challenge more acute than in Siberia’s Birobidzhan region, where a community of a few thousand — the remnant of a failed Soviet experiment in creating a Jewish mini-state - is trying to procure a steady supply of kosher meat and cheese.
In 2015, some 50 years after concerns were first raised about a possible link between trans fats and heart attacks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary source of trans fats in processed foods, are no longer “generally recognized as safe” in human food. This action is expected to prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks annually. Multiply that by 50 years.
Ben and Jerry’s added three vegan ice cream flavors to their lineup this month, increasing the options available to those who keep kosher or who can’t eat dairy.
At tonight’s White House Hanukkah party, where President Barack Obama will light the menorah for the last time as Commander in Chief, the festive food being served will come out of a kitchen that meets the highest standards of kosher observance. So how is this feat accomplished?