Independent kashrut authority issuing new certificates to circumvent High Court ruling

In the latest round of the kashrut wars, Hashgacha Pratit, an independent kashrut supervision authority, is issuing a new supervision certificate for restaurants and businesses under its auspices to comply with a recent ruling by the High Court of Justice.

Until now, the organization, established in protest against alleged poor practices in the rabbinate’s kashrut service, has issued a supervision certificate which mentions the requirements of “Jewish law relating to food ingredients and preparation” but does not use the word “kosher.”

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Independent-kashrut-authority-issuing-new-certificates-to-circumvent-High-Court-ruling-457008

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