Questions and Answers Category: Kashrut

Cheese Cut With Non-Kosher Knife

I purchased a block of cheese from a store that sells both kosher and non-kosher cheeses. However, they cut the cheese with the same knife that they cut the non-kosher cheeses. Is this a problem?

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Eating OU Dairy Bread

I noticed that Thomas English Muffins are certified OU-d. I heard that one may not eat dairy bread. Am I allowed to eat the english muffins?

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Eating Fake Cheeseburgers

Is one allowed to eat a meat burger with fake cheese? Is the a problem of marat ayin – people thinking that someone is doing something wrong?

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Meat and Dairy Which Mistakenly Mixed

I had some meat that was sitting on my counter and I was making a bottle for my kid nearby. When i shook the bottle to mix it, some milk landed on the meat. Is the meat allowed to be eaten still? is it basar bchalav right away?

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Working in McDonalds

Hi, I heard that one may not benefit from meat and milk that were cooked together. I have a job opportunity managing a branch of McDonalds. Is this considered benefitting from meat and milk? Thank you.

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Fish Touched Pot With Meat

I had my fish and cholent (with meat) on my hotplate for Shabbat. The fish bubbled over and some of the sauce (and oil from the fish) spilled over onto the hotplate, and touched the outside of the pot with cholent? Is there a problem to eat the cholent?

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Waiting 6 Hours After Tasting Meat

I cooked chicken in a pot, then I took the chicken out and made a parve sauce in that pot. I didn’t clean the pot after taking out the chicken, and I think there were still a few small pieces left. I then tasted the sauce. Do I have to wait 6 hours to eat milk?

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