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Canadian Yoshon Update #1 2017/5778

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New COR Restaurant: 3SK Cafe

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified establishment: 3SK Cafe Located at: 1054 Eglinton Avenue West , Toronto, Ontario...

New COR Caterer: Ace Kosher

We are pleased to announce a new COR certified caterer: Ace KosherLocated at: 47 Glenbrook Avenue, Toronto, Ontario (Beth Torah Congregation)...

Glatt Kosher Centre Has Closed

Please be advised that:Glatt Kosher Centre Formerly located at 7700 Bathurst St, ThornhillHas closed...

New COR Establishment: Zoolicious

COR is pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified hot dog stand: Zoolicious (by Howie T's)Located at the Toronto Zoo...

New COR Restaurant: Sheli's

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified meat restaurant: Sheli's Located at: 7241 Bathurst Street, Thornhill, Ontario For more information visit the Sheli's...

Note Regarding “May Contain” Declarations

We would like to clarify some consumer confusion regarding the practice of food manufacturers who include a “may contain” declaration on their product’s packaging.  Rest assured that these declarations do not affect a...

New COR Restaurant: Brooklyn Toto Burger

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified restaurant: Brooklyn Toto Burger Located at 3016 B Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario...

New COR Restaurant: Urth Cafe

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified restaurant: Urth CafeLocated at 3023 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario...

Famous Laffa Kosher at the Promenade is Closed

Please be advised that: Famous Laffa Kosher - Promenade Formerly located at 1 Promenade Circle, Unit M115, Thornhill, Ontario - at the Promenade Mall Has closed...

PregVit® and PregVit® folic 5 prenatal multivitamins remain certified kosher & Passover compliant

Recently, Health Canada required that Duchesnay, the manufacturers of PregVit® and PregVit® folic  5,  remove the COR kosher logo from their packaging as Health Canada wishes to limit the certifications mentioned on packaging to...

Your Fresh Market Herb Vinaigrette and Raspberry Vinaigrette Now Kosher

Brand: Your Fresh Market Products: Herb Vinaigrette Raspberry Vinaigrette Kosher Status: These products are now kosher (with best before dates of July 5, 2017 and onward) Distribution: These products are sold in Walmart stores...

Canadian Yoshon Update #1 2017/5778

Canadian Yoshon Update #1 2017/5778 Date: October 3, 2017 The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year ...

King David Laffa Grill Has Closed

Please be advised that: King David Laffa Grill Formerly located at 11 Disera Drive, Unit 120, Thornhill, Ontario, Has closed...

Canadian Yoshon Note 2016/2017

Quaker Oats started new crop at the end of August. For all Quaker products containing oats and/or oat bran - date code of 0828P6 or earlier. This is only for products of Canada.   The...

New COR Takeout Restaurant: Hummus Factory

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified takeout restaurant: Hummus FactoryLocated at 7241 Bathurst Street, Unit #11, Thornhill, Ontario...

King David Pizza on Wilmington has Closed

Please be advised that: King David Pizza (Wilmington) Formerly located at 219 Wilmington Ave, Toronto, Ontario Has closed...

Joe Boo's Cookoos Has Closed

Please be advised that: Joe Boo's Cookoos Formerly 7241 Bathurst St, #6, Thornhill, Ontario, Canada, L4J 3W1 Has closed...

COR Restaurants in Niagara Falls

We are pleased to announce the COR certification of two restaurants in Niagara Falls, which compliments the existing supervision of Rabbi Zalman Zaltzman of Chabad Niagara: 1. Top Nosh Kosher Pizza (dairy ); and  2. Taste...

New COR Ice Cream Shop: The Inside Scoop

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified ice cream shop: The Inside ScoopLocated at: 3041 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario Opening Sunday June 19, 2016...

New COR Restaurant: Aish Tanoor

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified restaurant: Aish TanoorLocated at 994 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, Ontario...

New COR Restaurant: Bubby's Bagels

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified restaurant: Bubby's BagelsLocated at 3035 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario For more information visit: www.bubbysbagels.com ...

New COR Restaurant: Dr. Laffa (North)

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified restaurant: Dr. Laffa (North)Located at: 441 Clark Avenue West, Thornhill, Ontario (in the Sobeys Plaza)...

New COR Restaurant: Ba Li Italiano

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new COR certified restaurant: Ba-Li Italiano Located at 1045 Steeles Ave. West, Toronto Ontario ...

Famous Laffa Kosher (Magnetic) Has Closed

Please be advised that:Famous Laffa KosherFormerly located at 401 Magnetic Drive, Unit 39 & 40 , Toronto, OntarioHas closedPlease note: Famous Laffa Kosher - Promenade remains open...

5776 COR Yoshon Establishment List

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Marron Bistro: Reopened

Please be advised that: Marron BistroLocated at 948 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, Ontario Has reopened under new management...

Howie T's Burger Bar South is Closed

Please be advised that: Howie T's Burger Bar (South) Formerly located at: 3028 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario Has closedPlease note that Howie T's Burger Bar North located at...

Famous Laffa Kosher (South) Closed

Please be advised that:Famous Laffa Kosher (South)Formerly located at 3023 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario Has closedPlease note: other Famous Laffa Kosher locations remain OPEN...

New COR Restaurant: KIng David Laffa Grill

COR is pleased to announce the opening of a new certified restaurant. King David Laffa Grill Located at: 5999 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario...

New COR Restaurant Downtown Toronto: King David Pizza

COR is please to announce a new certified restaurant in downtown Toronto: King David Pizza (inside Mount Sinai Hospital)Located at 600 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario...

2015/5776 Canadian Yoshon Update #2

Canadian Yoshon Update #2 Date: November 5, 2015 The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows:RobinHood and Five Roses Flours ...

Canadian Yoshon Update #2 2015/5776

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2015/5776 Canadian Yoshon Update #1

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Lime Taco Closed: To Reopen as Non Kosher Restaurant Called La Mexicana

Please be advised that: Lime TacoFormerly located at 441 Clark Ave West Unit 15, Thornhill, Ontario Has closed and is no longer under COR certificationThe location will reopen and operate...

Your Neighbourhood Cafe: Closed

Please be advised that: Your Neighbourhood CafeFormerly located 3035 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario Has closed...

A Notice Regarding Products at Tim Horton's

The COR would like to correct a misunderstanding that has circulated regarding the kosher status of some of the products sold at Tim Horton's. Consumers have searched our website for Tim...

La Gondola Banquet Hall/ Westmount Event Centre No Longer Under COR Certification

Please be advised that: La Gondola Banquet Hall, currently known as Westmount Event CentreLocated at: 227 Bowes Road, Vaughan, OntarioIs no longer under COR certification...

Kosher Alert: Royal Toast Restaurant No Longer Kosher

Please be advised that: Royal Toast Located at 1450 Clark Ave West Ste 24, Thornhill, Ontario Is no longer under COR certificationPlease note that Royal Toast will continue to...

New COR Cafe: Your Neighbourhood Cafe

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified cafe: Your Neighbourhood Cafe Located at: 3035 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario ...

New COR Restaurant: Howie T's Burger Bar North

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified restaurant: Howie T's Burger Bar North Located at: 7000 Bathurst St #C3, Thornhill, Ontario Note: this is in addition to...

Notification Regarding Famous Laffa Kosher

Please be advised that COR certifies two locations of a restaurant called “Famous Laffa Kosher”. These restaurants are part of a larger franchise called “Famous Laffa” and not all locations are kosher...

New COR Restaurant: Famous Laffa Kosher

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified restaurant: Famous Laffa KosherLocated at: 3024 Bathurst St, Toronto, OntarioNote: this is in addition to their location existing location at 401 Magnetic...

Kosher Advisory: Kellogg's Cereals with Dairy Equipment (DE) Designation

Due to manufacturing changes, please be advised that the following Kellogg’s cereals sold in Canada have had a status change from “Pareve” to “Dairy Equipment (DE)”:   Rice Krispies Multigrain Shapes Bran Buds Corn Pops...

New COR Restaurant: Aroma Espresso Bar Kosher

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified restaurant: Aroma Espresso Bar KosherLocated at: 3791 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario...

Burgy's: Closed

Please be advised that: Burgy's Inc Formerly located at: 7000 Bathurst Street Unit 3, Thornhill, OntarioIs now closed...

New COR Establishment: Soho Express

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Soho Express, a cafe and bakery Located at: 1450 Clark Ave West #27A, Vaughan, Ontario...

New COR Establishment: Bella Sabatina Tea Shoppe

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Bella Sabatina Tea Shoppe Located at: 1702 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ontario For more information visit: www.bellasabatinatea.com...

Hummus Hummus: Closed

Please be advised that: Hummus Hummus Formerly located at: 1045 Steeles Ave West, Toronto, Ontario Is now closed...

Tastes Like More: Closed

Please be advised that: Tastes Like More Formerly located at: 3507 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario Is now closed...

Announcement Regarding Famous Laffa Kosher

Please be advised that COR certified Dr. Laffa was acquired by a restaurant franchise called Famous Laffa. Non kosher locations will be separately owned and called “Famous Laffa” and kosher locations will...

New COR Establishment: Bunch of Fun Playland

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Bunch of Fun Playland, an indoor playground Located at: 11B Kodiak Cres, Toronto, Ontario, Canada For more information contact: 416-630-1818...

New COR Butcher Shop: Magen Meats

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified butcher shop: Magen Meats Located at 1118 Centre Street Unit 21, Thornhill, Ontario For more information contact info@magenmeats.ca or visit their website at:...

Canadian Yoshon Update #1 2014

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Kosher Advisory: Kellogg’s Special K Cereal Now Dairy

Please be advised that due to a product reformulation, Kellogg’s Special K is now DAIRY. The new boxes bear a “COR 246 D”. Future boxes of Special K cereal will bear the...

2014/5775 Pas Yisroel List

COR is proud to present our annual Pas Yisroel List for the Aseres Yemai Teshuva. The Pas Yisroel List helps kosher consumers adhere to the requirement to keep Pas Yisroel during the 10 days...

Canadian Yoshon Preview: 2014/5775

Bakers Hood, Creative Bakers, Sunspun  or any flour bearing a COR323 – If the product has a plant code of ‘MT’,  they have started to blend chodosh as of September 8. A...

Pomegranates and Dates from Israel

Please be advised that we are seeing an abundance of pomegranates and dates from Israel in our retail market in honour of Rosh Hashana. These fruits are subject to the laws of terumos...

New COR Caterer: Shazzies

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified caterer: Shazzies Located at 83 Green Lane, Markham, Ontario (Chabad of Markham)...

Ashkenaz Cowboy: Closed

Please be advised that: Ashkenaz Cowboy Formerly located at:  1102 Centre St Unit 2, Thornhill, Ontario Is now closed...

Saluf - The Hummus Place No Longer Under COR Certification

Please be advised that: Saluf - The Hummus Place Located at 219 Connie Cres Unit 5A, Concord, Ontario Is no longer under COR certification ...

New COR Restaurant: Ba-Li Laffa (South)

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified caterer: Ba-Li Laffa (South) Located at 3522 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario For more information, please visit: http://www.balilaffa.com/...

New COR Caterer: Mitzuyan Kosher Catering

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified caterer: Mitzuyan Kosher Catering Located at 173 Dolomite Drive, Toronto,Ontario  For more information, please visit: http://www.mitzuyankoshercatering.com/...

Iogo Yogurt Goes COR Kosher

Iogo has gone COR Kosher! We have koshered the facility and the product now found in supermarkets is kosher certified. Iogo is currently running out old packaging that does not carry the COR...

Pre-Passover Community Lecture Featuring Rabbi Ari Senter and Arale Wattenstein

COR is pleased to present a Pre-Passover community lecture featuring renowned guest speakers: RABBI ARI SENTER, Kashrus Administrator, Kof-K KosherARALE WATTENSTEIN, External Relations Coordinator at Hope for Heroism, a non...

Sign Up for the COR Pesach SmartLists

Out shopping but not sure what's kosher for Passover? Email us to receive one of our Pesach approved SmartLists directly to your smartphoneEmail passoverproducts@cor.ca for our SmartList of Passover approved...

Kosher and Passover Compliant Certification for Duchesnay's Diclectin®

Duchesnay is pleased to announce that its prescription product Diclectin® against nausea and vomiting of pregnancy has received Kosher and Passover compliant certification from the Kashruth Council of Canada (COR).Kosher and Passover...

Dairy Treats: Closed

Please be advised that Dairy Treats, formerly located at 3522 Bathurst St., Toronto, has now closed. We thank Dairy Treats for their years of service to the kosher community....

New COR Caterer: Exquisite Gourmet

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified caterer: Exquisite Gourmet Located at 227 Bowes Road, Vaughan, Ontario For more information, please visit: www.exquisitegourmet.com...

Canadian Yoshon Update #2: January 2014

The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year Date Code1 ...

New COR Restaurant: Lime Taco

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified restaurant: Lime TacoLocated at: 441 Clark Ave West Unit 15, Thornhill, Ontario...

New COR Caterer: Koshertrends by Mona Pasternak

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified caterer: Koshertrends by Mona Pasternak All meat products are Glatt Kosher and all dairy products are Cholov Yisroel For more information, please visit http://koshertrends.com...

New COR Manufacturer: Sepha Catering

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified manufacturer: Sepha Catering Ltd. Producing products under the brands Sepha Foods and Sepha Care All meat products are Glatt Kosher and all dairy products are Cholov...

New COR Establishment: Baldwin Street Kosher at the Air Canada Centre

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Baldwin Street KosherAir Canada Centre, 40 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario...

Canadian Yoshon Update #1 October 2013

The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year Date Code1 ...

A Note About the COR Dairy Symbol

We would like to notify kosher consumers that the word Dairy in a previous iteration of our COR Dairy logo when reduced to a very small size, can become hard to read....

Canadian Yoshon Preview 2013

Welcome to the first bits of Yoshon information for Canada for 2013. Due to the elimination of the Canadian Wheat Board the transition to new crop will not as orderly as in previous...

Kosher Advisory: Kellogg’s All Bran Buds to Become Dairy Equipment (DE)

Please be advised that due to a manufacturing change in a particular plant, Kellogg’s All Brand Buds will now be designated as “Dairy Equipment” (DE). All Bran Buds that currently carry the...

New COR Restaurant: King David Grill

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified restaurant: King David Grill Located at:11 Disera Drive, Unit 120, Thornhill, Ontario...

New COR Restaurant: Jacobs Deli

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified restaurant: Jacobs Deli Located at:1470 Centre Street Unit 12B, Thornhill, Ontario...

New COR Banquet Hall: The Kosher Palace

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified banquet hall: The Kosher Palace Located at:227 Bowes Road, Vaughan, Ontario...

New COR Caterer: Clearwater Catering

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified caterer: Clearwater Catering Located at: 824 Sheppard Ave West Unit 6, Toronto, OntarioFor more information, visit http://clearwatercatering.ca/...

New COR Establishment: Howie T's Burger Bar at Wonderland

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Howie T's Burger Bar at Wonderland Located at: Canada's Wonderland - in the Action Zone of the Food Court....

Yogenfruz U Serve: Closed

Please be advised that Yogenfruz U Serve, formerly located at 7241 Bathurst St, Unit 3B, Thornhill, Ontario, has now closed....

Canadian Kosher Slurpee List (2013)

Below is a list of Slurpee flavours sold in Canada. Please note that it is advisable to verify that the actual concentrate being used is on this recommended list: KOSHER7-UP Barq’s Cream Soda Barq’s Root Beer Brisk Lemonade Brisk Raspberry Tea Brisk Strawberry...

Information Regarding Corn on the Cob

Corn on the Cob – Small thrips (white/yellowish) and aphids can sometimes be found on the husk and can infest the kernels and hide underneath. The following procedure should be followed: ...

COR and OU Kosher Joining Together for Special Community Kashrut Event in Toronto

COR-Kashruth Council of Canada and OU Kosher are joining together for a special community kashrut event in Toronto on Tuesday, June 11, from 7:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Congregation Shomrai Shabbos-Chevra...

New COR Restaurant: Ben & Izzy's Deli

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified restaurant: Ben & Izzy's Deli Located at: 3513 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario...

New COR Establishment: Saluf - The Hummus Place

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Saluf - The Hummus Place Located at: 219 Connie Cres Unit 5A, Concord, Ontario...

New COR Establishment: Paradise Cafe

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Paradise CafeLocated at: Joseph & Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus, 9600 Bathurst St, Vaughan, Ontario...

New COR Establishment: The Leo & Sala Goldhar Conference & Celebration Centre

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified banquet hall: The Leo & Sala Goldhar Conference & Celebration Centre Located at: Joseph & Wolf Lebovic Jewish Community Campus, 9600...

New COR Establishment: Dr Laffa On the Go

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Dr Laffa On the Go Located at: 3023 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario...

Romaine Lettuce Suggestions

COR has checked a specialty brand of romaine lettuce from Israel that is certified kosher called “MESHEK COHEN MAN” and we have found it to be acceptable. This brand is on sale in...

Pre Passover Community Lecture Featuring Rabbi Dovid Heber and Rabbi Yehuda Simes

From Slavery to Freedom: A Pre-Pesach Community Educational Event Tuesday March 5th, 2013 8:00 pm Clanton Park Synagogue, 11 Lowesmoor Ave. Renowned Guest Speakers: Rabbi Dovid Heber SHLITA Kashrus Administrator Star-K Kosher and Rav of...

New COR Establishment: Hummus Hummus

COR is pleased to announce a new COR certified establishment: Hummus Hummus Located at: 1045 Steeles Ave West, Toronto...

New COR Caterer: Alphabet Kids

COR is pleased to welcome a new COR certified caterer: Alphabet Kids - specializing in nutritious lunches for children Located at the Prosserman Jewish Community Centre...

Canadian Yoshon Update #3

My Zaidy’s Pizza (both locations) – Pizza only is yoshon. Pizza Cafe - Pizza, Falafel, & Bourekas are yoshon. Sobey’s Bakery- Baked goods made only from white flour and manufactured from scratch on site...

Mashgiach @ Home with Rabbi Tsvi Heber

The community is invited to a 3 part seminar to learn the basic skills of a COR mashgiach which can be applied in your home. When: Tuesdays February 12, 19...

Is Grapple Kosher?

  Our office receives many kashrus questions from our community and beyond on a daily basis. The COR kashrus hotline as well as the questions@cor.ca email address are reliable forums where consumers can...

COR Statement Regarding Mashgiach Pay Policies

COR - Kashruth Council of Canada has recently received inquiries regarding our payroll practices including payment of overtime.  We would like to reiterate that all of COR’s mashgichim get paid for their overtime...

Canadian Yoshon Update #2

Date: November 1, 2012 The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year ...

Canadian Yoshon Update #1

Yoshon Update #1 Date: October 15, 2012 The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year ...

My Kosher Kitchen@COR: Foundation Series

Don't miss COR’s new culinary education series taught by Cordon Bleu trained Nancy Weisbrod, COR’s Director of Culinary Education Foundations Series: Tuesday nights, 8 classes, 1.5 hour classes, $280/session   Oct. 16, 23, 30,...

New COR Establishment: Moda Sushi

COR is pleased to welcome a new COR certified establishment: Moda SushiLocated at 3020 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario...

2012/5773 Pas Yisroel List

COR is proud to present our 2nd annual Pas Yisroel List for the Aseres Yemai Teshuva. The Pas Yisroel List helps kosher consumers adhere to the requirement to keep Pas Yisroel during the...

Yoshon Preview - September 2012

September 12, 2012Welcome to the first bits of Yoshon information for Canada, 2012.    Due to the hot dry summer in Ontario and other economic factors such as little carryover of some products...

Infestation in Red Cabbage

September 9, 2012 Please be advised that we have found thrip infestation in Ontario red cabbage. Until further notice, we recommend the all red cabbage undergo the following procedure: 2)     Cut head into 4...

Preparing My Rosh Hashanah Kitchen

COR is launching a new initiative – culinary education programs taught by Cordon Bleu trained Nancy Weisbrod COR’s new Director of Culinary Education. My Kosher Kitchen @ COR’s first workshop is: Preparing My Rosh Hashanah...

Infestation in Green Cabbage

July 25, 2012 Please be advised that we have received recent reports of significant infestation in green cabbage; both Canadian and American. Until further notice, we encourage the community to purchase pre-washed cabbage with...

Marky's: Closed

Please be advised that Marky's Restaurant and Deli, formerly located at 280 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, has now closed....

Update Regarding Grapes

June 5, 2012 Grapes – Infestation of small red mites, spider mites and thrips is sometimes found on the surface of the grapes.   2)Soak grapes for 3 minutes...

New COR Establishment: Zack's

COR is pleased to welcome a new COR certified establishment: Zack's Located at 7117 Bathurst St, Thornhill, Ontario...

New COR Establishment: Ba-Li Laffa

COR is pleased to welcome a new COR certified restaurant: Ba-Li-Laffa Located at 7117 Bathurst St. unit #110, Thornhill, Ontario...

New COR Event: FIRESTONE by Caterers York

Caterers York is hosting "Firestone"" a kosher restaurant experienceOn Wednesday June 27th 37 Southbourne Ave, Adath Israel Congregation, Alex Tobias HallFor more information click here...

Miami Grill: Closed

Please be advised that Miami Grill, formerly located at 441 Clark Ave W, Thornhill, Ontario, has now closed....

The Bagel Nook: Closed

Please be advised that The Bagel Nook located at 219 Wilmington Ave., Toronto, Ontario has closed....

Pre-Pesach Community Lecture Featuring Rabbi Moshe Elefant and Rabbi Moshe Tuvia Lieff

COR is pleased to present a Pre-Pesach community lecture featuring renowned guest speakers: RABBI MOSHE ELEFANT, Chief Operating Officer of OU Kosher“Preparing for Passover in the 21st Century” RABBI MOSHE...

COR Position on Grapes

February 20, 2012 Please be advised that COR has discovered some infestation on table grapes from Peru and Chile. We have found a particular species of mites that are very small (about half of a...

New COR Establishment: Bo & Bon

COR welcomes a new COR certified establishment (a novelty bakery): Bo and BonLocated at 3543 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario. ...

New COR Establishment: Ashkenaz Cowboy

COR welcomes a new COR certified establishment: Ashkenaz CowboyLocated at 1102 Centre St Unit 2 , Thornhill, Ontario...

New COR Establishment: Hamizrach Restaurant

COR welcomes a new COR certified establishment: Hamizrach RestaurantLocated at 6233 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario...

Not Just Yogurt NORTH Closed

Please be advised that Not Just Yogurt NORTH formerly located at 7117 Bathurst St, Unit 109, Thornhill, Ontario has closed....

Mivgash Closed

Please be advised that the restaurant Mivgash formerly located at 398 Steeles Ave W #4, Thornhill, Ontario, has closed....

Richman's Bakery Closed

Please be advised that Richman's bakery, formerly located at 4119 Bathurst St, Toronto, Ontario, has closed....

Beth Tzedec Banquet Hall No Longer Under COR Certification

Please be advised that as of January 1, 2012 Beth Tzedec's synagogue catering facilities located at 1700 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON are no longer under COR certification....

King Solomon's Table Closed

Please be advised that King Solomon's Table formerly located at 3705 Chesswood Drive  Toronto, Ontario has closed down....

Yoshon Update #3: December 6, 2011

Yoshon Update #3 Date: December 6, 2011 The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year ...

Yoshon Update #2: November 9, 2011

Yoshon Update #2 Date: November 9, 2011 The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year ...

PC Fresh Herbs from Israel Require Tithing

Please be advised that President’s Choice (PC) is now packaging fresh herbs grown in Israel. The consumer may not immediately notice that they are grown in Israel due to way the information is...

Yoshon Update #1: October 9, 2011

Yoshon Update #1 Date: October 9, 2011 The Yoshon cutoff dates for the products listed below are as follows: Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours Year ...

Pas Yisroel List For 10 Days of Teshuva

September 28, 2011/29 Elul 5771 COR is proud to present our brand new Pas Yisroel List. The Pas Yisroel List helps kosher consumers adhere to the requirements of Pas Yisroel during the 10...

Insect Advisory: Red Aphids in Romaine Lettuce

August 29, 2011   Please be advised that we have been finding an abundance of live red aphids in whole heads of romaine lettuce, as is evidenced in the picture below: As such, we...

COR's Overtime Policy

COR - the Kashruth Council of Canada has recently received inquiries on its policy on payment of overtime.  Recent media reports have generated confusion about our practices which we wish to clarify. Contrary...

Insect Advisory: Ocean Mist Romaine Lettuce

May 26, 2011   Please note the following insect infestation advisory:   Ocean Mist Romaine Lettuce is currently infested with live green aphids. Even after thorough soak (with soap) and rinse under the faucet, many of...

President's Choice Herbs From Israel

May 20, 2011 Please be advised that the following President’s Choice Herbs from Israel are being sold at No Frills stores: 1)  SAVORY 2) CHIVES 3) ROSEMARY 4) THYME 5) TARRAGON We have also been advised that there are persimmons from...

COR in the Community Presents...Making a Mashgiach out of a Molehill: Why Are Mashgichim Really Necessary?

A community lecture in Toronto at Clanton Park SynagogueMonday May 23, 2011 -- 10 a.m. to 11.a.m....

Bugs Update for Spring 2011

March 29, 2011As the spring season begins (or struggles to), it is extremely important to take extra caution when washing and inspecting different types of produce for insect infestation. The spring is notorious...

Uncertified Ice Cream and Coffee Shops

  As part of a kosher certification program, reliable kosher certification agencies ensure that their certified products are packaged and sealed according to appropriate halachic guidelines. This means that as long as the product...

Produce from Israel: Update #1 - Jaffa Oranges

March 9, 2011  Please be advised that Jaffa oranges from Israel are being sold at local supermarkets.  Israeli produce is subject to the laws of Terumos and Maaseros such that one must separate Terumos and...

COR Kosher Symbol Card

COR has published a convenient kosher symbol card that features the most popular symbols that appear on kosher products in Canada.  If a symbol does not appear on the card,...

Yoshon Update 4

Please click for the recent Yoshon Update #4...

Loblaw Aligns with COR- Kashruth Council of Canada for its Control Brands

As you may already have been advised, to better promote kosher to its consumers and streamline its kosher certification process, Loblaw Brands has decided to align its house brands (including President’s Choice,...

COR's 2011 Passover Guide is Now Available

COR's 2011 Passover guide has just been released. It is available in print at select locations in the community, and in digital form on the COR website....

Pre Passover Community Lecture: "Rising to the Occassion: Helping the Community go Kosher For Pesach"

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Rabbi Tuvia Basser Appointed CEO

COR -- the Kashruth Council of Canada, Canada’s largest kosher certification agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rabbi Tuvia Basser as its new Chief Executive Officer. Rabbi Basser has had...

Yoshon Update 3: December 24, 2010

Please click on the file below for our most recent yoshon update...

Kosher and Non Kosher Versions of the Same Product

 Recently, the COR was notified that one of the major international brands with many products under our certification is outsourcing the production of one of its products to a local company without...

Cleaning Fresh Strawberries

The summer season strongly impacts infestation levels in problematic fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables that are only slightly infested in the winter can be completely infested in...

Update on Raisins

Over the last while, there have been widespread reports of insect infestation in raisins.A few kashrus organizations in the USA have disallowed the usage and consumption of raisins in their certified products and...

COR has Moved to a New Location

COR has moved to 3200 Dufferin Street. Come by and visit us, we would love to see you. COR (Kashruth Council of Canada)3200 Dufferin Street, Suite 308Toronto, Ontario CanadaM6A 3B2...

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