Avoiding the Arthropods: The Story of Certified Vegetables

Rabbi Hershel Schachter
Senior Halachic Consultant, OU Kashruth Division

We think of pork as “very unkosher”–but an aphid is even worse! Rabbi Schachter, a senior Halachic Consultant for OU Kosher and Rosh Yeshiva at New York’s Yeshivas Rabbenu Yitzchok Elchanon, reveals to us the concerns that are addressed in certifying vegetables.

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