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8-22-13 Updates

Wrigley's Products

All products containing Stearic Acid (source = Beef/Pork) are designated Unclean.

The products sold in the United States that contain gelatin include:

Altoids® mints (Peppermint, Spearmint, Wintergreen, Cinnamon, Liquorice, Ginger, Cool Honey).  Please note that Altoids® Smalls do not contain gelatin and are produced on different equipment from the original Altoids.

Life Savers® Gummies - Note: Gelatin is pork/beef sourced. (UNCLEAN)

All Starburst® Fruit Chews varieties (Original, Tropical, Sours, FaveReds, Morph, Sweet Fiesta, Very Berry) -
Note: Gelatin is beef sourced. (CLEAN)

All Starburst® GummiBursts (Original, Sours, Flavor Duos) - Note: Gelatin is pork/beef. (UNCLEAN)

Extra® Polar Ice. - Note: Gelatin is pork/beef. (UNCLEAN)

- Dairy is used in their Creme Savers® - Note: The Cream Savers do not contain gelatin and are designated Clean.

- Life Savers® Pep-O-Mint and Wint-O-Green also contain stearic acid, which is an animal-based ingredient. 
: Stearic Acid is Pork/Beef (UNCLEAN).

Note: Skittles and the non-animal products are made on different equipment in other plants.  They are CLEAN.

NOTE: The Clean & Unclean Products list and Print Version will updated with this information soon. Peace!

7-26-13 Updates

Sargento Products

Sargento Shredded and Sliced cheeses as well as their refrigerated Natural cheeses are made with non-animal rennet except those containing Romano, Asiago, or Jarlsberg cheeses. They are designated Clean.

Their MooTown and Dippables Cheese & Sticks, Cheese & Crackers and Cheese & Pretzels Snacks contain enzymes from beef rennet and are designated Clean.

6-12-13 Updates

Dandies Vegan Products

Dandies Vegan Marshmallows are animal free and certified kosher by the cRc. They can be found at most Whole Foods Stores and are designated Clean.

New Vitality

Super Beta Prostate contains oyster shells as the first ingredient and the soft gels contain gelatin derived from pork. Both are designated Unclean.

6-7-13 Updates

Unilever (Lipton)

Lipton Cup-A-Soup contains animal ingredients in the natural flavors (from many different suppliers) and they are unable to give the sources of the animal content. They are designated Unclean.

Hershey Company

Ice Breakers Ice Cubes and all of their products containing Gelatin (pork derived) are Unclean.


The following products are certified kosher by the Star K and designated Clean:

Canned Pineapple (all varieties)
Canned Juice
Tropical Fruit Salad
Fruit Bowls
Fruit in plastic jars
Fruit-n-Gel Bowls, Mandarin Oranges in Mandarin Orange Gel, Pine/Lime Gel
Pouch Fruit
Healthy Snacks (Raisins, Dates & Prunes)
Flurry Cups
Frozen Fruit


Dean's Milk contains Lanolin from Sheep and is designated Clean.


The Plain Natural, Lowfat & Fat Free, and Natural Flavors Yogurt are certified kosher by the OU and are designated Clean.

All of their yogurts and other products that contain Carmine and/or Kosher Gelatin sourced from Pig hides are designated Unclean.

4-26-13 Updates

Chobani Greek Yogurts

All of their products are free of pork gelatin and are safe for vegetarians. They are designated Clean.

Food 4 Less (Kroger)

Their Soft Taco Tortillas do not contain any animal bi-products and are safe for Vegetarians. They are designated Clean.

ATTN: Regarding Roasted Nuts

Please read the ingredient legend on all roasted nuts, especially peanuts because they might contain gelatin from pork sources.

4-12-13 Updates


The following Nestlé Candy products are Clean and certified Kosher by the OU:

100 Grand Bar
Baby Ruth
Buncha Crunch
Crunch Crisps
Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars
Oh Henry
Butterfinger Bites
Butterfinger Crisp
Butterfinger Pieces in Milk Chocolate
Milk Chocolate Bar
Skinny Cow Divine Filled Chocolates
Skinny Cow Dreamy Clusters
Skinny Cow Heavenly Crisp Bar
Dark Raisinets

Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc.

Click here for a list of all of their products that are certified kosher by the CRC.

4-2-13 Update

Carl Buddig Meats

All of their products are produced on the same equipment with their pork products and are designated UNCLEAN.

3-22-13 Updates

Associate Brands - Aldi's Bouillon cubes

Their Beef & Chicken Bouillon cubes are pork-free and the natural flavoring is non-animal. They are designated CLEAN.

Flatout Inc. - Flatout Bread

None of their products (Flatout bread, Wraps and Foldit) contain L-Cysteine or animal by-products. The enzymes are non-animal. They are designated CLEAN.

Fresherized Foods  - Wholly Guacamole

This product doesn't contain any animal ingredients and is certified kosher by the OU. It is designated CLEAN.

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA- COFFEE

All of their products are certified kosher by the OU. They are designated CLEAN. Click here for Kosher list.

3-13-13 Update

Scott Petersen Products

All of their products are produced on shared equipment with their pork products. They are designated UNCLEAN.

3-08-13 Updates

Cloverhill Patries (Aldi's Baker's Treat Pastries)

All of Cloverhill's products are vegetable based and non-animal.  The Baker's Treat Products sold at Aldi's doesn't carry a Kosher symbol but the Cloverhill brand does. They are designated CLEAN.

Citrus Systems (Aldi Nature's Nectar Strawberry-Kiwi and Guava-Mango Juice, 59oz carton)

They stated that this product is safe for vegetarians and doesn't contain any animal ingredients.  Also, there's no carmine in the product. The coloring is Red-40. They are designated CLEAN.

Home Run Inn (Frozen Pizza Division)

Their FROZEN Cheese & 4 Cheese Pizza contain cheese cultures from synthetic enzymes and the sauce does not contain shellfish. Their representattive stated that there is no other animal ingredient in the product and the dough doesn't contain L-Cysteine. They are designated CLEAN.

1/31/13 Update

Guinness Beer

Their beers contain an ingredient (Isinglass) from catfish and are designated UNCLEAN.

1/18/13 Updates

Farmland Foods

All of their products (Beef Hot Dogs, Turkey Bacon, etc.) are made on the same equipment with their pork products and are designated UNCLEAN.

DiGiorno Pizza

The Spicy Chicken Supreme (formerly the DiGiorno Spicy Chicken Pizza) contains L-Cysteine from Duck feathers and is designated UNCLEAN. ALL products containing pork and L-Cysteine are UNCLEAN.

1-11-13 Updates


Yoplait and Colombo Yogurts without Cochineal are Clean and certified kosher.  Click here for their kosher list of 2013.


Aldi's L'Oven Fresh hot dog & hambuger buns are pork free and are designated Clean.
Jewel Packaged Breads do not contain pork or L-Cysteine and are designated Clean.


Butter [All Varieties] has natural flavor from lactic acid and are designated Clean.
Margarine & Spreads (Clean)
Cocoa Classics Hot Cocoa MIX (Clean)
Cappuccino Classics Hot Cappuccino Mix (Clean)
Sauté Express (Clean)
NATURAL CHEESES have enzymes from microbial sources and are designated Clean.


BENECOL Spreads & BENECOL Smart Chew Caramel Flavor contain vegetable Mono-and Diglycerides and are kosher certified.  They are designated Clean.

MCNEIL NUTRITIONALS, LLC (All of their products are certified Kosher.)

Lactaid Whole Milk contains Vitamin D3 from Lamb's wool and is designated Clean.
LACTAID Brand All Natural Ice Cream Vanilla (CLEAN)


All products are certified Kosher and designated Clean except for the frozen entrees and pizzas.


Tuscan Garden products: Ranch & French Dressings are pork free and designated Clean.

11-30-12 Updates

Jennie O Products

Lean Hot Italian Turkey Sausage       Casings/Pork               Unclean
Lean Turkey Bratwurst                         Casing/Pork                 Unclean
Lean Turkey Breakfast Sausage         Casing/Brown Algae    Clean

The Natural Flavoring in all of their products is plant based. The Natural Smoke Flavor in their Turkey Bacon is from the smoke from the wood used in the curing process.

11-1-12 Updates

Armour/Eckrich Meats

Eckrich Smoke Sausage (all varieties) are produced on the same equipment with pork and are designated Unclean.


All Colgate Toothpastes are free of animal derived ingredients and the glycerine is synthetic or vegetable sourced. They are designated Clean.

Colgate Wisp & Colgate Max Fresh with Mouthwash Beads contain pork gelatin and are designated Unclean.

10-5-12 Update

Con Agra

Their Chef Boyardee Cheese Pizza Makers contain cheeze using enzymes from both animal (beef/pork) and microbial sources. They are designated UNCLEAN.

9-29-12 Updates

King's Hawaiian Bread

Their Round Breads & Rolls no longer contain L-Cysteine and the enzymes as well as the mono-diglycerides are vegetable based. They are both designated CLEAN.


Their Brick Oven Cheese Pizzas have L-Cysteine from Duck and are designated UNCLEAN.

Their Naturally Rising Cheese Pizzas do not contain L-Cysteine and the enzymes in the cheese are plant and microbial.
They are designated CLEAN.

Schwabe North America/ Enzymatic Therapy®

The Metabolic Advantage™ contains porcine ingredients and is designated UNCLEAN.

8-30-12 Updates

Panera Bread

Bagels & Artisan Breads are designated Clean.

Note: They have recently introduced a new natural bagel base in their bagels that does not use l-cysteine or cysteine.

8-10-12 Updates


Robitussin Peak Cold Cough & Chest Congestion DM is animal free and designated Clean.

Note: They don't have a list of Vegetarian products nor are any of their products certified kosher. You have to call and ask about every product to find out if it's animal-free. Contact them at 800-762-4675.


All breakfast links are encased in sheep casing and the dinner sausages are encased in pork but because all products are
produced on the same equipment they're all designated Unclean.

A&W Root Beer

A&W's Cream Soda is designated Unclean because they refused to answer whether their product contain Castoreum (comes from Beavers). Their Root Beer is certified kosher by the cRc.

7-20-12 Updates


All of their products are animal free and certified kosher by the OU except their bar soaps.


All of their cheese products are made with microbial enzymes and are designated Clean.

All of their gelatin products are made with animal derived gelatin and are designated Unclean.

Their cheese may be purchased at the following locations:

Sunset, Caputos, Treasure Island, Pete’s, Tony’s, Ultra, Strack and Van Til, Walts, Garden Fresh and some Super Walmarts.

A & W (Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group)

Their Cream Soda is designated UNCLEAN due to their refusal to answer whether their product contains Castoreum.

The A&W Root Beer is certified kosher by the CRC (Chicago Rabinical Council)


All of their products are certified kosher except the Pink Bubble Gum and Rocky Road, which contains gelatin.


6-26-12 Update

Aunt Millie's Bakeries

The Old World French Sub Rolls and the 4 ounce Plain, Cinnamon Raisin and Whole Grain Bagels contain L-Cysteine and are designated UNCLEAN.

The following are products that are Kosher Pareve and designated CLEAN:

- Hearth 100% Natural 100% Whole Wheat Bread
- Hearth 100% Natural Honey Oatmeal Bread
- Hearth 100% Natural Whole Grain White Bread
- Hearth Fiber for Life 12 Grain Bread
- Hearth Fiber for Life Honey Crunchy Oat Bread
- Hearth Fiber for Life Potato Bread
- All of the Hearth Organic and Hearth Whole Grain line
- Hearth Raisin Swirl Bread
- Wheat/White Sandwich Bread
- Family Style Whole Grain Wheat Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns
- Family Style White Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns
- All of the Hearth Hamburger and Hot Dog Buns
- All of the Slimwiches

6-22-12 Update

Baker's & Chef's (Sam's Club)

White American Cheese 120 ct slices is designated UNCLEAN due to trace amounts of porcine enzymes.


5-25-12 Updated (Edited 6/8/12)

Frito Lay

The following Doritos/Cheetos products are Porcine (Pork) Free and are designated CLEAN:

Doritos Jacked flavors
Doritos Spicy Sweet Chili
Doritos Nacho Cheese
Doritos Cool Ranch
Doritos Spicy Nacho
Flammin' Hot Cheestos

The products below contain Porcine (Pork) Enzymes and are designated UNCLEAN:

Doritos Blazin' Buffalo Ranch

The products below are UNCLEAN (even though they are on the Porcine Free list) due to cross-contamination with other products produced on shared equipment with products containing porcine enzymes:

Chocolate mini sandwich cream cookies
Chocolate sandwich cream cookies
Vanilla  mini sandwich cream cookies
Mini chocolate chip cookies
Soft Bakers chip cookies

5-19-12 Update

Nature's Bounty Product's

ABC Plus
pork - gelatin
ABC Plus® Senior
pork - gelatin
Advanced Probiotic 10
Extra Strength Acidophilus Probiotic Gold
Probiotic Acidophilus
Chewable Probiotic Acidophilus with Bifidus
Extra Strength Probiotic Acidophilus with Pectin
Acetyl L-Carnitine w/Alpha Lipoic Acid
Super Alpha Lipoic Acid
Alpha Lipoic Acid
B-100® Ultra B-Complex
C & vegetarian
B-Complex with Folic Acid plus Vitamin C
Sublingual Liquid B-Complex with B-12
Time Released B-Complex with Folic Acid plus Vitamin C
B-Complex Plus B-12
Stress B-Complex with C & Zinc
Super B-Complex with Folic Acid plus Vitamin C
Time Released High Potency B-100® Balanced B-Complex
Black Cohosh
Black Cohosh
Absorbable Calcium plus Vitamin D3
Calcium with Vitamin D3
Calcium 600 (60 Tablets)

Click here for the complete list of their products.

1-14-12 Update

Mom's Best Natural's Cereals

The Gelatin used in their products is derived from pork and the sources of the natural flavorings is
proprietary.  They are designated Unclean.


12-22-11 Updates

Bongards Creameries (Aldi's Brand)

Clancy's Cheese Spread (similar to Velveeta) is pork free and the enzymes/rennet is non-animal.
It is designated Clean.

Garrett's Popcorn Products

All of their products are porcine (pork)-free and are considered vegetarian but not vegan (no dairy or meat).
They are designated Clean.

Bake House Creations (Sara Lee/Aldi's Brand)

Bake House Creations Crescent Rolls are non-animal and free of L-Cysteine.
They are designated Clean.

12-20-11 Updates

Mrs. Freshley's

SnoBalls contain gelatin from pork and Carmine. They are designated Unclean.

Benton's (Aldi's Brand)

Fig Bars are plant based and designated Clean.

L'Oven Fresh (Aldi's Brand)/Brother's Baking

L'Oven Fresh Products that bear a Kosher symbol without L-Cysteine in the ingredient legend are designated Clean.  Those without a Kosher symbol and/or have L-Cysteine in them are UNCLEAN.

12-9-11 Updates

Frito Lay

FRITO-LAY French Onion Dip , FRITOS Bean Dip, FRITOS Hot Bean Dip with Jalapeno Peppers, FRITOS Mild Cheddar Flavor Cheese Dip, FRITOS Southwest Enchilada Black Bean Flavored Dip, LAY'S French Onion Flavored Dip , LAY'S Smooth Ranch Flavored Dip, TOSTITOS Creamy Spinach Flavored Dip , TOSTITOS Monterey Jack Queso Dip & TOSTITOS Spicy Nacho Dip are Pork Free and designated CLEAN. *For a list of their Pork-Free products, visit them at:

L'oven Fresh (Aldi)

Mini Butter Croissants contain L-cysteine from duck feather and are designated UNCLEAN.  All of their products containing this ingredient are unclean even when bearing a kosher symbol.

Kosher Update

The OK (Circled K) Kosher Organization accepts L-Cysteine from duck feathers.  If you see this symbol on a product and L-Cysteine is in the ingredient statement don't buy the product without investigating the source.
Note: L-Cysteine can come from human hair, horse hair, duck and chicken feathers or synthetic (from plant or bacteria).

11-25-11 Update

Sara Lee/Bimbo

On Nov. 7th, 2011, Sara Lee sold their Bimbo Breads to Bimbo Bakeries USA.  Bimbo Bakeries states that the fats, such as mono-diglycerides are made from vegetable sources.  Some of their product line is kosher certified and carry a symbol from the organization certifying them.  Read the label and make sure that the product carries both a kosher symbol and L-cysteine is NOT in the ingredient legend.
Note: The Product Lists will be updated with this information soon. Thank you!

9-14-11 Updates


WONKA makes Pixy Stix & Spree Candy and are using Carmine as a food coloring.  All Pixy Stix & Spree
Candy are designated Unclean.  All products containing this food coloring are Unclean.

Garden Of Eatin'

Nacho Cheese Yellow Tortilla Chips are made with non-animal enzymes and are certified kosher
by the KofK.  They are designated Clean.

Kraft (Cadbury)

Bubbaloo Bubble Gum is CLEAN.
Trident Layers and Trident Splash are UNCLEAN.
Regular Trident and Stride are CLEAN.

All gum products containing gelatin are made with pork and are designated Unclean.

Farley's & Sathers Candy Company, Inc

All of their products containing gelatin are made with pork/beef sources.  They are designated Unclean.

9-9-11 Updates

Balance Bars

Balance Bars (all varieties) are non-pork and designated Clean.  They are certified kosher by the OU (Circle U).

8-19-11 Updates

Con Agra

Reddi Wip Topping - CLEAN
The mono-dyglycerides are vegetable sourced and the product is OU certified.  

Bolthouse Farms

Juice Drinks, Vegetable products and Salad Dressings bearing the OU kosher symbol - CLEAN
They don't contain any pork and are certified by the OU.

Drinks & Farmer's Cheeses - CLEAN
They are pork free and certified by the cRc.
Click the link for a list of their certified products:

Garden of Eatin'

Snack food products contain microbial enzymes, no meat and are lacto ovo vegetarian (Safe for vegetarians who eat milk and eggs).  Because the non-cheese products are animal free they are designated Clean. 
Information is pending on their cheese snacks.

The Salsa is Kof K certified and designated Clean.

8-9-11 Updates

Rinaldi Products

Francesco Rinaldi 24 oz Tomato Basil Sauce
Francesco Rinaldi 24 oz Marinara Sauce
Both are animal free and designated CLEAN.

Coca-Cola Products

The following products are UNCLEAN:
Minute Maid Juices To Go Ruby Red Grapefruit Drink
Jugos Del Valle Strawberry Banana Juice Nectar
Jugos Del Valle Strawberry Juice Nectar

To view a *list (PDF) of their products that are CLEAN year round, click the link below:
Kosher-Coca-Cola Products
* You will need Adobe Reader to view and print the list.

7-12-11 Updates

Dr. Katz- Thera Breath Products

All of their products are plant based and are designated Clean.

Cajun Moon Sausages Company

All of their products are pork free and use a collagen casing.  They are designated Clean.

6-24-11 Updates

Johnsonville Products

All of their products are designated UNCLEAN because both the pork and beef products are produced on the same equipment.

Nature's Sunshine Updat

To view *lists (PDF) of their products containing Porcine (pork) and/or Shell fish, click on the following:

* You will need Adobe Reader to view them

6-12-11 Updates

Tootsie Roll Company

The following Tootsie products are designated CLEAN and are certified kosher by the *OU.

Tootsie Rolls
Tootsie Frooties
Tootsie Pops
Junior Mints
Junior Caramels
Caramel Apple Pops
Charleston Chews
Sugar babies
* Check products for OU symbol before purchasing

Nature's Sunshine

The Hard Shell Capsules are made with Bovine (Beef) and are Clean.
The Soft Shell Capsules are made with Porcine (Pork) and are Unclean.


The Cheese & Cinnamon Danish no longer have a kosher symbol.  Please reframe from eating these products until we find out why they are no longer kosher certified.

5-27-11 Updates

Cool Cups Snacks

For anyone looking for a gelatin snack, Cool Cups makes a 4-pack gel snack (available at select Whole Foods Stores and some Health Food Stores) that is Gelatin Free, Gluten Free, Fat Free, Dairy Free, GMO Free, and has No Artificial Colors or Preservatives.  They are desinated CLEAN.

Additional products

(Animal Free instant oatmeal, crackers & cookies) available at Whole Foods & Kroger or online.
Heaven Scent
(Animal Free Cookies & Rice bars) available online.

5-21-11 Update

Starbursts & Skittles

Starburst and Skittles candies are now being made by Wrigley.  None of Wrigley's products are
certified kosher in the US.  They have added gelatin (pork) to the following products:
Skittles Crazy Cores (UNCLEAN)   *Information is pending on the other Skittles products.
ALL of Starburst Gummi Candies (UNCLEAN)
ALL of Starburst Fruit Chews (UNCLEAN)

5-13-11 Update

Mom's Best Naturals

All products containing gelatin, the source is pork and the items are designated UNCLEAN.

4-22-11 Update


All of Aqua Fresh Toothpastes are made without animal derivatives and the glycerine is vegetable sourced.
They are designated CLEAN.

3-27-11 Updates

Restaurant Notice

We are posting the information below as a courtesy because we are no longer researching restaurant food.  Please inquiry with the manager at every restaurant you visit to obtain the status of their food.

Burger Kin

Their Sesame Seed Buns and Specialty Buns contain L-cysteine and are designated Unclean.


Their buns no longer have L-cysteine but due to the fact that they contain monodiglycerides, enzymes and other suspect ingredients, their status will remain unclean until definitive information about those ingredients is obtained.

2-4-11 Updates

Alpha Baking Compa
ny (S. Rosen Breads/Rolls)

The L-Cysteine used in their products is from Duck Feathers.  Not all of their products contain this food additive, so READ the LABEL.  The Sausage & Brat Rolls and the French Rolls have this additive and are designated UNCLEAN.

Knorr Products

The rennet used in their products containing cheese is from a synethic source. Please read the LABELS for additional information about the kind of meat and/or fat used in the products.  As long as those ingredients aren't from an unclean source they are designated CLEAN.

Natural Wellbeing Inc
. (Trilex cold sore medication)

Their products are certified kosher. The Trilex has no animal products in it and the Magnesium is derived from vegetable oils.  It is designated CLEAN.

Brown Cow Farm Produc

All of their yogurts are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union and are pork free.  They are designated CLEAN.

1-26-11 Updates

Pepperidge Farm Product

The mono and diglycerides used in their breads are from a plant source, unless otherwise specified from a vegetable source.  The source of the cheese enzymes in their Cheddar Cheese Goldfish is beef. In addition, the gelatin used in their Pepperidge Farm products is derived from pork.

• Breads are designated CLEAN
• Cheddar Cheese Goldfish are designated CLEAN
• ALL Pepperidge Farm Products containing gelatin are UNCLEAN

Pinnacle Food

• Bernstein's Dressings are designated UNCLEAN
• Vlasic Products bearing the OU kosher symbol are CLEAN
• Brooks Beans and Chili are designated CLEAN


None of their products contain animal derived ingredients. They are designated CLEAN.

Knorr Produc

Knorr Rice Sides Herb & Butter contains cheese cultures from microbial and synthetic sources and the rennet is non-animal.  It is designated CLEAN.  Information is pending on the rest of their Rice Sides and Pasta Sides.

Idahoan Products

Idahoan Original Mashed Potatoes, Baby Reds Mashed Potatoes and the Buttery Homestyle are pork free and certified kosher by the OU.  They are designated CLEAN.

The other products that contain cheese, the enzymes are pork and the ones containing bacon bits are made from pork.  They are designated UNCLEAN.

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