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                 Hi Noshers!                                PRODUCTS WHICH ARE KLBD CERTIFIED
                 Even in these difficult times, and perhaps now more than ever,   Like many kashrut authorities around the world, the KLBD uses the American
                 we need our Nosh!                          kosher logo system. Companies whose products are KLBD certified are signatories
                 But can we be sure it’s Kosher? You’d be amazed what your   to a lengthy legal contract binding them to particular ingredients, suppliers and
                 food is made of! Several common confectionery ingredients   manufacturing processes approved by the KLBD. These factories also undergo
                 can be of animal origin such as gelatine, glycerine, and   regular Rabbinic inspection. As in the American system, baked products are not
                 stearate, whilst the natural red colour of cochineal (E120) is   necessarily Pas Yisrael, and dairy products may be Chalav Akum.
                 made from beetles! Furthermore, even if the ingredients listed
    on the label may suggest a particular product is fine, ‘release agents’, ie fats used   PRODUCTS WITHOUT CERTIFICATION, APPROVED FOR THE NOSH GUIDE
    on the production line, might be non-kosher. In fact, even products which claim to   Products listed in the Nosh Guide which are neither supervised nor bearing the logo
    be ‘vegetarian’ could be non kosher, if the factory which makes them uses the same
    equipment for products containing ingredients of animal origin.   have been investigated by our food technologists and approved on this basis. The
                                                            investigations cover ingredients, any processing aids and shared use of equipment.
    This guide has been produced by the KLBD to advise you what you can and can’t eat.
    Some 700 products listed are kosher certified by the KLBD and we are delighted that   EXPLANATION OF KASHRUT SYMBOLS
    the range of certified products continues to grow, including M & M’s Crunchy Caramel,        Products under the supervision of or certified by KLBD, logo on packaging.
    Salted Caramel and Chocolate Eggs, and the new Mars Snickers Crisp, Twix Salted
    Caramel and Twix Top, amongst other exciting products.      Parev unless indicated Dairy.
    Special thanks are due to Rosalind Coten, Michal Emanuel, Naomi Green, Dalia      As above but the KLBD logo does not appear on the packaging.
    Bloch, Elisheva Wolfson, Lea Riegelhaupt and Paula Kaye for their meticulous work   S    Certified by another recognised authority (see logo on packaging).
    in researching the product list; to David Attiach, graphic designer Steve Berwick and
    the team at Liquid Bubble for the design and production of this guide and to all our   CY   Dairy products containing Chalav Yisrael (supervised milk).
    advertisers and sponsors. Thanks also to Gita Rotenberg for her input on the design.  D    Dairy products containing Chalav Akum (non-supervised milk).
    All details are correct at the time of going to press but are subject to change.  P     Products approved and Parev*.
    Keep up with the latest kashrut news by signing up to our email or text alerts, our   NK    Not kosher.
    Facebook group and Twitter Feed, or download the Kosher London app to receive       Nut Free according to information from the manufacturers.
    notifications. You can check the kosher status of products using the superfast search
    at, which is also available as an Android app.  *Products listed as Parev may bear an allergen warning ‘Contains traces of milk’, but
    Keep well, keep safe and keep kosher!                   this does not affect their Parev status.
    B’teavon                                                PROBLEMATIC E NUMBERS
    Rabbi Jeremy Conway (BA Hons)                                  E120     E422    E430    E431    E432
    Director KLBD
                                                                   E433     E434     E435     E436   E441
                                                                   E442     E470     E470a     E470b     E471
                 FOR ALL YOUR                                      E472a     E472b     E472c     E472d   E472e
         KOSHER INFORMATION                                        E472f     E473     E474     E475   E476
                                                                   E477     E479b    E481     E482   E483
                                                                   E491     E492     E493     E494   E495
                                                                   E542     E570    E572    E144

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