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Mixing Bowl: Kosher Bacon Salt?, Defining Ethical Kashrut and Food Safety on Your Phone

By Devra Ferst

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The Jewish Week shares the story behind a kosher vegetarian bacon salt.

Magen Tzedek, which offers an ethical seal of approval to kosher food producers, responds to a claim by orthodox organization Agudath Israel, that the seal is attempting to change the definition of kashrut. Read both pieces on JTA.

We’re thrilled that you’re a JCarrot reader. But in case you’re ever looking for some no-Jewish foodie news or recipes, check out the great blogs that won Saveur’s 2011 Best of Food Blog Awards.

The Perennial Plate team, who traveled around Minnesota for a year seeking out sustainable foods stories, is hitting the road to travel around America in search of good food. They’ve just announced their route. Check out Food52 to see if they’re stopping in your area.

The USDA gives you food safety info on your phone now with an app called “Ask Karen,” reports The Kitchn.


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