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  • Kosher – Farm to table

    March 13, 2013 | 7:28 am

    Jewish holidays are full of symbolic foodstuffs: We are people of the mouth and stomach at least as much as the people of the book. Passover provides perhaps the best example of this — not only does almost everything on the table have a story, the ritual of the holiday involves...

  • Empire halts production for a day, leading to fears of kosher chicken shortage

    March 5, 2013 | 8:01 am

    Empire Kosher shut down production of kosher chickens for one day, leading to fears of a shortage for Passover.

    The plant in Mifflintown, Pa., was scheduled to resume production on Monday after closing down on Feb. 28, Haaretz reported. Empire, which has a regular production...

  • Troubles at meat plants prompt increased fear of kosher beef shortages

    By Ben Harris

    November 6, 2008 | 11:43 pm

    NEW YORK (JTA) -- With the kosher meat producer Agriprocessors facing mounting financial problems, and a fire-related shutdown at another major kosher producer, industry insiders say major supply disruptions are inevitable, and kosher consumers should brace themselves for some rough...
  • Rubashkin son arrested, Agriprocessors fined $10 million in kosher slaughterhouse probe

    October 30, 2008 | 8:47 pm

    POSTVILLE, IOWA (JTA) -- The former manager of Agriprocessors was arrested today on charges related to the hiring of illegal workers.

    Sholom Rubashkin, 49, was arrested by immigration officials and was due to appear in federal court later today.

    Documents filed with the court...
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