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Feb 7, 2013 06:53 PM

Kraft polly-o string cheese

Apparently as of MArch will be kosher under the OU!

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  1. Where did you get this information from?

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    1. re: seikoloco

      it's on twitter, and my friend heard on nachim segal- jm in the am this morning.

    2. What's even more impressive is the report that they may be going kosher for their entire line.

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      1. re: avitrek

        I wonder if this will include Kraft bacon products?

        1. re: elansey

          Why not? We've had kosher baco-bits for ages!

        1. yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my husband adores string cheese, and maybe now we will have an affordable option!

          1. This would be incredible if true. I'd love to hear something a bit more verifiable.

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            1. re: bethanyshondark

              I hope it's true too. There is nothing on the Kraft or the OU's website about this. I emailed Kraft's consumer relations people to confirm it and haven't heard back yet. Hopefully I'll hear back soon and I'll share what they tell me

              1. re: bethanyshondark

                I just got off the phone with the OU and dug around their website. It's true!!!!!!!

                1. re: sharonfl

                  The String cheese news? Or that the entire cheese line is going kosher?

                  1. re: avitrek

                    All I saw on the website is the Polly O mozzarella line. When I searched for Kraft cheese nothing came up. Does anybody have any other information?

                    1. re: sharonfl

                      Did you ask the OU if all cheeses were going to become OU certified or just Polly O string cheese?

                  2. re: sharonfl

                    From a search on the OU site:

                    I tried searching Kraft Singles and Kraft Macaroni & Cheese (two recognizable, if not especially chow-ish, products), and neither search produced a list on the OU site. That does not mean they won't be kosher, just that they are not listed as such on the website. I'm thinking that people will need to check periodically in the supermarket.

                    There is also a caveat on the website that: "The OU website provides a search field for OU certified products. Kosher consumers are sometimes surprised when they do not find OU products on the website. In truth, not all OU certified products are recorded on-line, as some companies have asked that their certified products not be posted for a variety of reasons. If you are uncertain if an OU symbol is authorized, please contact the OU office at 212-613-8241 or"

                    1. re: sharonfl

                      Where on the website did you find it?

                      1. re: PotatoPuff


                        1. re: my3princesses

                          thanks! I'm desperately excited about this (and I don't even eat string cheese!) Apparently there will also be some non-string cheeses too! This will be so helpful when travelling to places with limited kosher options.