All products containing Stearic Acid (source
= Beef/Pork) are designated Unclean.
The products sold in the United States that contain gelatin
- 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
Note: 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
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
Their MooTown and Dippables Cheese &
Sticks, Cheese & Crackers and Cheese & Pretzels Snacks contain
enzymes from beef rennet and are designated Clean.
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.
Super Beta Prostate contains oyster shells
as the first ingredient and the soft gels contain gelatin derived from
pork. Both are designated Unclean.
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
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)
Tropical Fruit Salad
Fruit in plastic jars
Fruit-n-Gel Bowls, Mandarin Oranges in Mandarin Orange Gel, Pine/Lime Gel
Healthy Snacks (Raisins, Dates & Prunes)
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
All of their yogurts and other products
that contain Carmine and/or Kosher Gelatin sourced from Pig hides are
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
ATTN: Regarding Roasted Nuts
Please read the ingredient legend on all
roasted nuts, especially peanuts because they might contain gelatin from
The following Nestlé Candy products are
Clean and certified Kosher by the OU:
100 Grand Bar
Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars
Butterfinger Pieces in Milk Chocolate
Milk Chocolate Bar
Skinny Cow Divine Filled Chocolates
Skinny Cow Dreamy Clusters
Skinny Cow Heavenly Crisp Bar
Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc.
for a list of all of their products that are certified kosher by the CRC.
Carl Buddig Meats
All of their products are produced on the
same equipment with their pork products and are designated UNCLEAN.
Associate Brands - Aldi's Bouillon
Their Beef & Chicken Bouillon cubes are
pork-free and the natural flavoring is non-animal. They are designated
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
This product doesn't contain any animal
ingredients and is certified kosher by the OU. It is designated CLEAN.
Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA-
All of their products are certified kosher
by the OU. They are designated CLEAN. Click here
for Kosher list.
Scott Petersen Products
All of their products are produced on
shared equipment with their pork products. They are designated UNCLEAN.
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.
Their beers contain an ingredient
(Isinglass) from catfish and are designated UNCLEAN.
All of their products (Beef Hot Dogs,
Turkey Bacon, etc.) are made on the same equipment with their pork
products and are designated UNCLEAN.
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
Yoplait and Colombo Yogurts without Cochineal are Clean
and certified kosher. Click here
for their kosher list of 2013.
LEWIS BROTHERS BAKERIES
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
LAND O LAKES
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
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
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.
RICHELIEU FOODS, INC. (ALDI'S BRAND)
Tuscan Garden products: Ranch & French Dressings are
pork free and designated Clean.
Jennie O Products
Lean Hot Italian Turkey Sausage
Lean Turkey Bratwurst
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.
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
Colgate Wisp & Colgate Max Fresh with Mouthwash
Beads contain pork gelatin and are designated Unclean.
Their Chef Boyardee Cheese Pizza Makers contain cheeze
using enzymes from both animal (beef/pork) and microbial sources. They are
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.
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.
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
All breakfast links are encased in sheep
casing and the dinner sausages are encased in pork but because all
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.
TOM'S OF MAINE PRODUCTS
All of their products are animal free and certified
kosher by the OU except their bar soaps.
DUTCH FARM CHEESES
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
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)
BASKIN-ROBBINS ICE CREAM
All of their products are certified kosher except
the Pink Bubble Gum and Rocky Road, which contains gelatin.
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
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
Baker's & Chef's (Sam's Club)
White American Cheese 120 ct slices is designated
UNCLEAN due to trace amounts of porcine enzymes.
The Gelatin used in their products is derived from pork and the sources of
the natural flavorings is
proprietary. They are designated Unclean.
Bongards Creameries (Aldi's
Spread (similar to Velveeta) is pork free
and the enzymes/rennet
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.
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.
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: http://www.fritolay.com/your-health/us-products-made-without-porcine-enzymes.html
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.
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
L-Cysteine can come from human hair, horse hair, duck and chicken feathers
or synthetic (from plant or bacteria).
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!
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.
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
Farley's & Sathers Candy Company, Inc
All of their products containing gelatin are made with pork/beef sources.
They are designated Unclean.
Balance Bars (all
varieties) are non-pork and designated Clean. They are certified
kosher by the OU (Circle U).
Reddi Wip Topping - CLEAN
The mono-dyglycerides are vegetable sourced and the product is OU
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.
24 oz Tomato Basil Sauce
Francesco Rinaldi 24 oz Marinara Sauce
Both are animal free and designated CLEAN.
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.
Dr. Katz- Thera Breath
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.
All of their products are designated UNCLEAN because both the pork and
beef products are produced on the same equipment.
Nature's Sunshine Update
To view *lists (PDF) of their products containing Porcine (pork) and/or
Shell fish, click on the following:
NS SHELL FISH
* You will need Adobe Reader to view them.
Tootsie Roll Company
The following Tootsie products are designated CLEAN and are certified
kosher by the *OU.
Caramel Apple Pops
* Check products for OU symbol before purchasing.
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.
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.
Eco-Planet (Animal Free instant oatmeal, crackers
& cookies) available at Whole Foods & Kroger or online.
Heaven Scent (Animal Free Cookies & Rice bars)
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
Skittles Crazy Cores (UNCLEAN) *Information is pending on the other
ALL of Starburst Gummi Candies (UNCLEAN)
ALL of Starburst Fruit Chews (UNCLEAN)
Mom's Best Naturals
All products containing gelatin, the source is pork and the items are
All of Aqua Fresh Toothpastes are made without animal derivatives and the
glycerine is vegetable sourced.
They are designated CLEAN.
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.
Their Sesame Seed Buns and Specialty Buns contain L-cysteine and are
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
Alpha Baking Company
(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
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
Brown Cow Farm Products
All of their yogurts are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union and are
pork free. They are designated CLEAN.
Pepperidge Farm Products
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
• 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
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
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