Halachically Speaking: Food In The Hands Of A Non-Jew (Part 14)

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Compiled by Rabbi Moishe Dovid Lebovits who can be reached at [email protected]

Reviewed by Rabbi Ben-zion Schiffenbauer Shlita

All Piskei Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita are Reviewed by Harav Yisrael Belsky Shlita

Volume 6 Issue 6

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme doughnuts are frequently offered for sale in mini stores. These doughnuts may be made with kosher ingredients, but if there is no certification on the showcase assuring that the doughnuts are in fact Krispy Kreme, then one cannot eat them. There are no seals on these doughnuts, and if the owner runs out he can get different ones and claim that they are Krispy Kreme.  

Cholov Yisroel Milk in a Non-Jewish store

When going to a non-Jewish store to buy coffee and the store has cholov yisroel milk there, the Jew should make sure the non-Jew opens the milk in front of him, because the non-Jew may put in cholov stam.88 One who is not makpid on cholov yisroel obviously does not have this concern.