[Avodah] "everything was kosher"

Micha Berger micha at aishdas.org
Thu Mar 28 13:06:47 PDT 2013

On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 02:27:06PM -0400, Prof. Levine wrote:
> Did they really *think* that everything was kosher and investigate or  
> simply use things without looking into the kashrus of what they were  
> using?  Did they rely upon Rav Alle,  "Alle essen dos" and not go any  
> further?  My understanding is that food technology today is much more  
> complicated than it was in the past,  but this does not mean that there 
> were no problems in the past.

Didn't we discuss this in Fall 2011 in the thread you started titled
"Halachic Policy Guidelines of the Kashrus Authority of Australia"?

There is a reason why more countries (albeit far fewer observant Jews)
rely on kashrus approval lists rather than full hekhsheirim. It's not


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