(NEW YORK POST) — Observant Jews across the country were hit by a plague of Old Testament proportions when a wildly popular brand of chocolate chips sold only at Trader Joe’s lost a crucial part of its “kosher” label.
The Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips had been labeled “pareve kosher” because they were dairy-free.
But the makers recently changed the way they cleaned the equipment, putting chips into bags on a production line that also processes milk chocolate.
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Because of that, kosher certifiers yanked the pareve label on May 18.