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Ethnic nutrition Referring to foods prepared in accordance with Jewish dietary law
Vox populi Kosher entered mainstream English in the mid-1920s, as a synonym for correct, genuine, or legitimate

ko·sher

(kō'shĕr)
Denotes a diet that follows the dietary laws required in observant Jews; it interdicts consumption of some food altogether and requires that dairy and meat items be consumed at different times and on different dishes. Kosher butchers prepare meats and poultry according to hygiene precepts more stringent than those observed by nonkosher butchers.

kosher

A rabbinic term derived from the Hebrew word for proper or fit and most commonly applied to the food authorized for orthodox Jews. Kosher foods include the meat of cattle, sheep, goats, chickens and fish with scales and fins. Animals must be killed in accordance with prescribed rules and carcasses inspected for disease. Meat must be immediately broiled or salted. Such observances are of significant hygienic value.
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First, once the kashrut issues were resolved, it paved the way for Orthodox troops to come to Boy Scout Camp without concern that they would be compromising on their religious standards.
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While the kashrut legislation seemed to be of minor importance to him, he did understand the significance of food.
By stressing the size of the American Jewish market, it convinced Coca-Cola, Heinz, and other American food manufacturers to produce their goods in accordance with kashrut. Today, many American food products bear the OU's stamp of approval--a small encircled U--or that of another credible kosher certifying group.
Kashrut, or Jewish dietary laws, bans meat that touches the sciatic nerve along the back, buttocks and thighs of mammals.
Grabner says, "Our goal is to balance the observance of the Jewish dietary laws or kashrut with a culinary creativity that the new generation of residents demands.
I was vaguely familiar with Jewish culture, but little did I realize how engulfed I would become in Kashrut (kosher) Laws.
When 240 observant Jews sat down to the 18-course dinner earlier this month, they were served a veritable zoo of animals that were unlikely candidates to be eaten under traditional Jewish dietary laws, known as kashrut.
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Even though they backtracked on using animal rennet, it has taken 12 months for the Kashrut Division of the London Beth Din (KLBD) to give products from their factory in Berkshire, the all-clear.
The best article, in my opinion, was Ari Zivotofsky's discussion of the controversy surrounding the permissibility of eating swordfish ("The Turning of the Tide: The Kashrut Tale of Swordfish," in English, BDD 19).