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Cider vs juice

koshermaven | Dec 28, 2003 02:37 AM

Apple juice requires a hashgocha because clarifying agents might be added. I don't know if the risk is any less with cider in particular, but the clarifier often used in juice is called chitosan which is made from crustaceans. With today's food science it's hard to know how many other ingredients / colors / preservatives might be a problem. Just one example - the blueberry flavor in yogurt can be made of 65 components.

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