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It’s Official: Pringles is Now Dairy

The OU has announced that the popular Pringles potato crisp snacks are now dairy. Full Story

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Good News!
April 30, 2018 11:25 pm

Chips are one of the more unhealthy and addictive items to consume, now you have a real reason to stay away thank G-d

18 might not be the end of the world
April 29, 2018 6:26 am

But if you are on vacation and your kids are hungry and it is the only kosher thing you can get…it can save you from a bunch of stress.
I used to eat cholov stam and while I can say I still miss haagen dasz and carvel, I will probably not lose sleep over this

April 28, 2018 9:41 pm

Does this apply for the original flavor?

Potato flour
April 27, 2018 6:19 pm

Isnt it cooked potato first and therefore bishul akum already? Does is become non bishul akum when you dry it and grind it? Maybe its even wore then regular potato chips which are made in the first place into chips. Just asking

ask the mashgichim for washington-idaho potato company
April 27, 2018 6:09 pm

the company supplied the boxcar of potato dust that went to proctor and gamble of the defoamed production line for real potatoes. hence on the label of each product: dried potatoes.

to #4
April 27, 2018 3:20 pm

lay’s has the same thing. its called stax

April 27, 2018 2:55 pm

what about the original, bbq, chicken wings, and all the others that were parve? Are those dairy?

Email and Call
April 27, 2018 1:53 pm

Let Pringles know your opinion!
Let’s get them to switch back

Please don't title articles if it's not true addition
April 27, 2018 1:47 pm

i’m just saying that it still shouldn’t be eaten if it’s DE, but dairy and DE are still different

Please don't title articles if it's not true
April 27, 2018 1:43 pm

SInce the article says that not all the pringles are dairy, just some more are, if someone decided not to open the article, they may think that now all pringles are dairy. please refrain from exaggerating facts to get people to look at the article, beacuse they might not. thank you

Rabbi hendel's grandchild
April 27, 2018 12:32 pm

As a grandchild i can share what he held by:
Yes, he said potato chips should be bishul yisroel.
Their first ingredient is potatoes.
Pringles and potato flutes dont need to be bishul.
Their first ingredient is potato flour

To 19 not exactly
April 27, 2018 12:05 pm

Rabbi Marlow said on a number of occasions that he was not sure what brocha should be made on Pringles, and that perhaps because Pringles are made from potatoes and made to look like like and taste like real potatoe chips, perhaps the brocha should hadomah (and thus would fall into the category of bishul Yisrael).

April 27, 2018 11:54 am

People who eat pringles are the ones who care about this so why would you think that they would now want to eat healthy? Even if there are Jewish brands for a similar chip, (which doesn’t have to be bishul yisroel anyway, )it’s not going to be the same quality. no jewishbrand chips tastes like Lays, Kettle, Cape Cod, etc. so this is an issue. Pringle probably is doing some reassessment of their production line and this is to their advantage. Since the Chalav yisroel only clientele is so small it’s not worth it for them, so complaining isn’t going… Read more »

Bishul Yisroel
April 27, 2018 11:29 am

The OU certainly “holds of” Bishul Yisroel. It’s a halacha, just like the rest of kashrus. Bishul Akum is just as treif as chicken parmesan, and there is no heter for it. It’s not like milk, where you have (1) the opinion of the Radvaz that it no longer applies, and (2) the opinion of R Moshe that commercial milk is cholov yisroel. But the poskim differ on whether potato products which are not עולה על שלחן מלכים require bishul yisroel. Some poskim hold that since potatoes themselves are served at the fanciest dinnres, all forms of potatoes require bishul… Read more »

Is it cholov yisriel???
April 27, 2018 11:27 am

It’s dairy but is it chol ov yisroel

to # 5, 8, 17 19
April 27, 2018 11:07 am

Please quote a Chasidishe Lubavitcher Rabbi -one that we can verify with him today – that says that they are OK to eat.

So far we only have Rabbi Marlow who says we CANT

thank you

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April 27, 2018 10:33 am

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April 27, 2018 10:31 am

Rabbi Marlow said that potato chips need to be BY, but Pringles are not potato chips, being made from potato flour (among other things) rather than actual slices of potato, and Rabbi Marlow said that they do not need to be BY. See the Stump the Rabbi video on this subject.

Who cares?
April 27, 2018 10:24 am

Pringles is pure junk. So we should actually be happy #eathealthy #rambamcare

#5 you are correct
April 27, 2018 10:20 am

even regular potato chips dont need to be bishul yisroel according to most poskim and yes since pringles is made from a powder it is even less of a shaloh ( where rav moshe feinstien teshuva discusses ” chips” he means french fries as rav moshe did not speak any english and fries were called chips if you search hard you can find a shitoh that maybe goes lefi hamin

Are ones labeled pareve still pareve?
April 27, 2018 10:14 am
To idea
April 27, 2018 10:12 am

There is a frum company that does. It’s not identical obviously but comes in a can in a few flavors , maybe it’s gedillah. I buy it for my gluten free son cuz Pringles are gluten

How to make pringles
April 27, 2018 10:11 am

It is made from potato flakes and water, rolled out like a thin dough and then fried.

April 27, 2018 10:02 am

This just made my diet a lot easier!
Thank you!

To # 7
April 27, 2018 9:56 am

It’s probably a lot easier for them to use the same machines and equipments that they use to make Dairy stuff rather spending the money to each time clean it spotless before making something non-dairy

April 27, 2018 9:51 am

BS”D What will people do w/o pringles

Dont want allergy problems
April 27, 2018 9:46 am

Companies are not likely to be sued for allergies if it says dairy even if there is no dairy in it.

Jonny come lately
April 27, 2018 9:45 am

But the ones that are BBQ that state ONly OU are they still 100% pareve?

Pringles are not actual potato chips
April 27, 2018 9:35 am

They don’t need to bishul yisroel.
please verify your facts before making statements like that.

April 27, 2018 9:29 am

Makes me think when we lost an excellent brand of chocolate chips to dairy. Personally, not sure why a company would want to go more dairy? I would have thought it was more expensive and, given that there are many who are lactose intolerant or try not to eat dairy for other reasons that remaining parve is an advantage. Does anyone know why Pringles sees a financial advantage in going dairy? Do they get cheap milk from one of their other companies? Curious to know. Thanks.

Cholov Yisroel
April 27, 2018 9:28 am

Just to spell it out in English: Pringles are now Cholov Stam, even if they’re only “Dairy Equipment”.

Re: Bishul Yisroel Concerns
April 27, 2018 9:27 am

I recall hearing from one of R’ Hendel’s (Montreal) grandchildren that Pringles do not need to be Bishul Yisroel. i believe the reason is that it is not potato slices but rather potato flakes which is not עולה על שלחן מלכים. It would be great if one of them can confirm this

April 27, 2018 9:02 am

Time for Leiber’s/Osem/Golden Fluff and the such to make a similar product 🙂

April 27, 2018 8:57 am

Please everyone write or call Pringles to complain. Companies do take customer feedback into consideration. I go on the road a lot for my work and sometimes I have to survive on parve pringles, trail mix and bottled water. Please call or write to pringles to complain. This is also bad for lactose intolerant Pringles fans.

Bishul Yisroel concerns
April 27, 2018 8:43 am

For those who hold on to bishul yisroel (hopefully all of us) – Rav Marlow A”H said that potato chips should also be bishul yisroel (which Pringles right now, is not). In fact, as far as I
know OU dosn’t hold by bishul yisroel for these things.

Missleading title
April 27, 2018 8:40 am

Pringles always had dairy products.

The OU is saying they are making more of the products dairy but not all and that consumers shouldn’t rely the fact that it’s usually pareve.

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