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    OU Ends Certification of Foie Gras

    The OU no longer certifies foie gras, the controversial luxury food that has been frequently opposed on kashrus and ethical grounds. Full Story

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    Wow
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    Wow

    So my question is, how is veal certified kosher then? Its a similar process…

    Jack
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    Jack

    BS”D Never even heard of it do not missing anything

    Ongeshtopte genz
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    Ongeshtopte genz

    Is what it is

    That's awful
    Guest
    That's awful

    Kosher Food Gras was something to be had! Us Americans stink. People like saying they’re foodies without really being true foodies

    Hungary
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    Hungary

    Liver from “shtup-genz” was a popular delicacy for the Orthodox Jews of the Hungarian territories. The kashrus was approved by the leading rabbonim, including the Chasam Sofer.

    numiber 1
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    numiber 1

    Veal is an unborn calf, has nothing to do with force feeding

    Number 5
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    Number 5

    Most achroinim assur’d it, shach, taz etc… It’s also tzar balei chayim

    What about veal?
    Guest
    What about veal?

    In the USA, however, traditional methods for producing veal are still used and veal crates remain perfectly legal. After being ripped from their mothers shortly after birth, veal calves are chained in crates measuring 2 feet wide with slatted floors. … The veal calves are slaughtered at around sixteen weeks of age. In addition they are fed a low iron diet so that they become anemic and their meat is a light pink… In america this is still legal in many states. Not all states allow this. Can people in the kashrus department please check this out and get back… Read more »

    To Number 6
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    To Number 6

    That is incorrect. Veal is an animal that is forced into conditions that should be Tzar Bal Hachayim 1) Placed into a pen that is too small, so they never use their muscles and the meat is more tender 2) Force fed a high-fat diet to plump it up 3) Kept in a dark room, so that it remains docile While none of these things would technically make it treif, it is awful, and many people I know have stopped eating veal when they learn the truth. The Treif world is worse, they break the cows’ legs at birth, so… Read more »

    To 5
    Guest
    To 5

    Back in Hungary they also married their sons to whichever 14 year old girl had the largest dowry. What’s your point?

    To number 1, 8, and 9
    Guest
    To number 1, 8, and 9

    I dont eat veal for those reason above. Its Tzarba lchaim.

    To 11
    Guest
    To 11

    And a lchaim to you, too.

    Unless you meant Tzar Balei Chaim.

    How come the Chasam Sofer did not say it was Tzar Bali Chiam?
    Guest
    How come the Chasam Sofer did not say it was Tzar Bali Chiam?

    Also:

    “In Spain and other countries, it is occasionally produced using natural feeding. ”

    So breed the animals to do it naturally, more often.

    rav moshe
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    rav moshe

    rav moshe feinstien zatz”l prohibited veal see the teshuvos

    l52b
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    l52b

    great. being ethical is more a basis of Torah values than caring about eating fancy good. theres plenty more food /recipes in the world.

    shtop genz
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    shtop genz

    although most Hungarian rabbis permitted the eating of it because of the divrei chaim’s opposition most chassidim in hungary did not eat it.

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