<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Hechshers - food certification according to Jewish religious law</TITLE> <META NAME="Identifier-URL" CONTENT="http://www.hechshers.info/shapes/99.htm"> <META NAME="author" CONTENT="Roger Harris"> <META NAME="Copyright" CONTENT="Roger Harris (C) 2007-2008"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Reply-to" CONTENT="admin@hechshers.info"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Cache-Control" CONTENT="No-cache"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="pragma" CONTENT="no-cache"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" CONTENT="english;hebrew"> <META NAME="distribution" CONTENT="Global"> <META NAME="rating" CONTENT="General"> <META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="INDEX,NOFOLLOW"> <META NAME="revisit-after" CONTENT="40 Days"> <META NAME="DESCRIPTION" CONTENT="Hechshers resemble trademarks and are affixed to various foods to indicate that a regulatory body has adjudged the food to be in conformance with Jewish laws of ritual purity."> <META NAME="KEYWORDS" CONTENT="beth,din,fleischik,food,glatt,hechsher,hecsher,hekhsher,heksher,jew,jewish,kosher,kashrus,kashrut,label,mark,milchik,parve,rabbi,schochet,sticker,supervision,wine"> </HEAD> <BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFF8F" LINK="#0000FF" VLINK="#000080" ALINK="#FF0000" TEXT="#000000"> <BASEFONT FACE="arial,times new roman" COLOR="#000000" SIZE="3"> <!-- begin:table to set page width --> <TABLE BORDER="4" BORDERCOLOR="#0000FF" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" WIDTH="640" ALIGN="CENTER"> <!-- ----------------------------- --> <!-- -- horizontal menu ---------------------------- --> <TR><A NAME="TOP"></A> <TD WIDTH="120" BGCOLOR="#87CEFA" ALIGN="CENTER"> <FONT SIZE="1">HECHSHERS<BR>SITE&nbsp;NAVIGATOR<BR><I>Click for ...</I> </FONT></TD> <TD WIDTH="940" ALIGN="CENTER"><FONT SIZE="2"> <A HREF="../shapes/index.htm">HECHSHER INDEX</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../kashauth/index.htm">KASHRUT AUTHORITIES</A> <BR><A HREF="../about.htm">about</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../bibliogr.htm">bibliography</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../glossary.htm">glossary</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../genindex.htm">index</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../links.htm">links</A> <BR><A HREF="../site-map.htm">site map</A> </FONT></TD> <TD WIDTH="80" ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="../index.htm"><FONT SIZE="2">HOME<BR>PAGE</FONT></A></TD> </TR> <!-- end: horizontal menu ------------------------------ --> <TR><TD COLSPAN="3"> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" ALIGN="CENTER"> <TR><TD ALIGN="LEFT"><SMALL>URL: http://www.hechshers.info/shapes/99.htm <BR>E-mail: <A HREF="&#109&#97&#105&#108&#116&#111&#58info&#64hechshers.info">info&#64hechshers.info</A> </SMALL> </TD><TD ALIGN="RIGHT"> <SMALL> Compiled by Roger Shlomo Harris <BR><A HREF="../copyright.htm">Copyright</A> 2007-2008 </SMALL> </TD></TR></TABLE> <BR>&nbsp;<BR> <TABLE BORDER="0" ALIGN="CENTER"><TR><TD> <FONT SIZE="4" COLOR="#FF6699">www.<BIG><B>hechshers</B></BIG>.info</FONT> <!-- <P><IMG SRC="../pinkdot.jpg"></P>--> </TD></TR></TABLE> <BR>&nbsp;<BR> <TABLE BORDER="1" WIDTH="360" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00" BORDERCOLORLIGHT="#FFFFFF" BORDERCOLORDARK="#FFFFFF" ALIGN="CENTER"> <TR><TD BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="400"><TR> <TD WIDTH="90" ROWSPAN="2" ALIGN="CENTER"> <FONT DIR="RTL" FACE="DAVID" SIZE="7"></font> <br><FONT DIR="RTL" FACE="DAVID" SIZE="7"></font> <!-- <IMG SRC="../shapes/########.jpg" WIDTH="80" BORDER="0" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE"> --> <A HREF="index.htm"><BR><FONT SIZE="1" FACE="trebuchet ms,arial">click to return<BR>to index</FONT></A> </TD> <TD WIDTH="310" VALIGN="BOTTOM"> <B>yoshon</B> <small>old, <i>in context</i>: old crop [of grain]</small> <br><B>chadash</B> <small>new, <i> in context</i>: new crop [of grain]</small> </TD> </TR><TR> <TD>... <small> <A HREF="http://www.mechon-mamre.org/p/pt/pt0323.htm#14">Leviticus 23:14</A> prohibits eating the new crop of grain (wheat, barley, oats, rye and spelt) before the second day of Pesach. May apply only in Israel but is observed elsewhere.</small> </TD></TR></TABLE> </TD></TR></TABLE> <BR>&nbsp;<BR>&nbsp;<BR> <br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br> <table border="0" width="99%" cellpadding="8"><tr><td> <p align="justify">The halacha concerning <i>yoshon</i> is complex. Here are links to further reading. <ol type="1"> <li>Wikipedia: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org:80/wiki/Yoshon">http://en.wikipedia.org:80/wiki/Yoshon</a></li> <br><br><li>What is "Yoshon"?: <br><a href="http://www.kosherconsumer.org/yoshon.htm">http://www.kosherconsumer.org/yoshon.htm</a></li> <br><br><li>Yoshon and Chodosh - Something Old Something New: <br><a href="http://www.star-k.org/kashrus/kk-yoshon-old_new.htm">http://www.star-k.org/kashrus/kk-yoshon-old_new.htm</a></li> <br><br><li>Practically Speaking: A Housewife's Perspective on Keeping Yoshon: <br><a href="http://www.star-k.org/kashrus/kk-yoshon-prepyoshon.htm">http://www.star-k.org/kashrus/kk-yoshon-prepyoshon.htm</a></li> <br><br><li>The Orthodox Union and Its New Yoshon Supervision: <a href="http://www.ou.org/kosher/daf/advanced/yoshen.htm">http://www.ou.org/kosher/daf/advanced/yoshen.htm</a></li> </ol> </p> </td></tr></table> <br> <CENTER> <FONT SIZE="1">CLICK ON AN IMAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION</FONT> </CENTER> <TABLE BORDER="1" BORDERCOLORLIGHT="#FFFFFF" BORDERCOLORDARK="#FFFFFF" WIDTH="100%" CELLPADDING="0" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"> <TR> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="TOP" WIDTH="25%"><A NAME="393"></A><A HREF="../hechshers/393.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/393-tn152.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><BR>393<br> <div align="left"> <font size="1">SOURCE:</font> <br> <small>Ferencz's&#153; Mama Broad Egg Noodles</small> </div> </TD> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="TOP" WIDTH="25%"><A NAME="729"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/729-tn152.jpg" BORDER="0"><BR>729<br><div align="left"><font size="1">SOURCE:</font><br><small>Kemach&#153; Graham Cracker Pie Crust, 6 oz.</div></small></TD> <TD WIDTH="25%">&nbsp;</TD> <TD WIDTH="25%">&nbsp;</TD> <!-- <TD COLSPAN="##">&nbsp;</TD> --> </TR> </TABLE> <br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br> <table border="0" width="99%" cellpadding="8"><tr><td><p align="justify"> The items shown below <u>do not</u> indicate the <i>chodosh</i> or <i>yoshon</i> status of the grain product. They indicate that the product which may contain <i>chometz</i> was not manufactured during the days of Pesach in the specified year. The terms <i>noch pesach</i> [Yiddish] or <i>l'achar pesach</i> [Hebrew] may be used instead of <i>after Pesach</i>. </p></td></tr></table> <br> <CENTER> <FONT SIZE="1">CLICK ON AN IMAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION</FONT> </CENTER> <TABLE BORDER="1" BORDERCOLORLIGHT="#FFFFFF" BORDERCOLORDARK="#FFFFFF" WIDTH="100%" CELLPADDING="0" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"> <TR> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="TOP" WIDTH="25%"><A NAME="688"></A><FONT COLOR="#FF0000" SIZE="3">NOT A HECHSHER</FONT><BR><A HREF="../hechshers/688.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/688-tn152.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><BR>688</TD> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="TOP" WIDTH="25%"><A NAME="706"></a><FONT COLOR="#FF0000" SIZE="3">NOT A HECHSHER</FONT><BR><A HREF="../hechshers/706.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/706-tn152.jpg" BORDER="0"></A><BR>706</TD> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="top" WIDTH="25%"><A NAME="708"></a><FONT COLOR="#FF0000" SIZE="3">NOT A HECHSHER</FONT><br>&nbsp;<BR><A HREF="../hechshers/96.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/708-tn152.jpg" BORDER="1"></A><BR>708</TD> <TD WIDTH="25%">&nbsp;</TD> <!-- <TD COLSPAN="##">&nbsp;</TD> --> </TR> </TABLE> <!-- end: table to set page width --> </TD></TR></TABLE> <!-- ---------------------------- --> </BASEFONT> </BODY> </HTML>