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  • Kosher butcher in Germany admits selling non-kosher meat for years

    October 20, 2014 | 1:36 pm

    A kosher butcher in Frankfurt, Germany, admitted in court that he sold doctored tons of non-kosher meat for years as glatt kosher.

    A verdict is expected next month in Frankfurt District Court in the case against the owners of the now-bankrupt Aviv kosher butcher store.


  • Two restaurants drop RCC after Doheny scandal

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 22, 2013 | 2:55 pm

    Less than two months after a private investigator videotaped the owner of Doheny Glatt Kosher Meat Market allegedly bringing unsupervised animal products into his store, two local kosher restaurants have dropped the Rabbinical Council of California (RCC) as their glatt kosher...

  • Israel and American Kosher Red Meat Supply Don’t Add Up

    By Pini Herman

    April 11, 2013 | 12:41 pm

    There may be a lot of kosher red meat missing in the Jewish world. Demographic methods based on a variety of published agricultural, census, trade and news sources, as well as conservative assumptions on rates of Jewish kosher red meat consumption in Israel and the U.S are helpful...

  • What does Jewish law say about Doheny’s “kosher” meat?

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 10, 2013 | 10:29 pm

    By now, most people reading this are probably familiar with the details of the scandal that all but destroyed Doheny Glatt Kosher Meat Market just before the beginning of Passover. Most readers are likely also familiar with the decision made by the Rabbinical Council of California...

  • For L.A. investigator, exposing kosher meat fraud was a ‘mitzvah’

    April 8, 2013 | 2:28 pm

    A semi-automatic weapon sits propped beside the front door of the ranch-style home that Eric Agaki shares with his wife, a couple of goats, some chickens and a horse. Only it’s not the real thing.

    “That’s an air gun for raccoons,” Agaki says. “For intruders I’ve got other...