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Kosher Certifiers from Around the World Tackle Industry’s Latest Challenges


New York- More than 100 kosher certifiers from around the world gathered for the annual General Membership Conference of the Association of Kashrus Organizations.

The conference held on November 16th dealt with many new challenges faced by the certifiers. Amongst the topics discussed were fraudulent labels, mites and other insects in foods, Halal and Conservative certifications, citrus oils for Passover, and kosher certification and Third World employment practices.

Rabbi Yechezkal Auerbach, senior Rabbinic administrator for KSA, addressed the assembled and presented his expertise and proficiency in a variety of contemporary issues facing the kosher consumer.