Kosher and Faith-Based Resources for Public Health Regulators and Food Safety

Sunday June 25, 2006 National Environmental Health Association AEC 2006 Presentation, San Antonio TX

NOW available on DVD! This presentation  was recorded at the National Environmental Health Association Annual Education Conference 2006 in San Antonio. To order the DVD from NEHA or for more information Go to the NEHA CERT web page


The NEHA 2006 AEC Handout in Adobe Acrobat format

The PowerPoint presentation is included on the DVD, see the NEHA CERT DVD above for more information

For knowing when establishments my not be in operation here is a Jewish Calendar for 2006-2008

Update: For 2006, Dr. Pepper is currently kosher by CRC. Apparently even us at Biotest can fall for an urban myth. To see the kosher certificates, click here For more on urban myths and thier role in public health see the Biotest Compliance Control web page

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Links - Jewish

O-U  kosher certification website

Circle-K (OK) kosher certification website

CRC (Midwest/Texas)  kosher certification

Star-K kosher certification

Star-K on line kosher classes

Hechshers (certification marks) for most certifiers from the CRC website

Hechshers identification from

History of Kosher Food from

Holiday Schedules

2005-6 Holiday schedule from

Hebrew calendar from

Links - Islamic - Halal restaurant finder and information - Canada based Halal information - Finder and Information