Vegetable Inspection

An area of kosher law applicable to every home is the inspection of vegetables for insects. But how is it to be done? In this special video presentation, experts from OU Kosher demonstrate how to check some of the most commonly-used vegetables: romaine lettuce, Spanish onions, scallions, parsley, asparagus, spinach, and strawberries. Take this unique opportunity to learn from real masters: Rabbi Leonard Steinberg, Rabbi Shimon Yoffe, and (behind the scenes) Rabbi David Bistricer.

And if you enjoyed this video, don’t miss out on buying the revised OU Guide to Checking Fruits and Vegetables (edited by Rabbi David Bistricer). Available now at –you can check out the Fruit & Vegetable chart. For more information about inspecting vegetables, please contact the Webbe Rebbe at