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Is Tapioca Kosher for Passover ?

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mexicanjl Apr 7, 2008 11:09 AM

Since Tapioca is made from cassava (yuca) which is a root vegetable such as potatoes, is it considered kosher for passover ? Minute tapioca is OK but it doesn't specify for Passover. Any brand you know that would be KFP ?. Thanks.

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    Dovid RE: mexicanjl Apr 7, 2008 05:58 PM

    I''ve not come across any so far with a Kosher for Passover hechsher. While tapioca starch, like potato starch, is an ingredient in many Kosher for Pesach foods, it seems hard to find tapioca pearls of any size that are intended to be eaten during Pesach.

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      brokentelephone RE: Dovid Mar 31, 2011 07:38 PM

      Anyone else learned any further on this? My dad happened to ask me this afternoon if they were KFP and I wasn't sure either...

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        789 RE: brokentelephone Apr 11, 2012 06:10 PM

        Tapioca is fine for passover as long as it is not treated. Therefore no instant minute tapioca.

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