Section: Questions Category: Halacha
|Halacha - Kosher Vegetables|
|Submitted by avi Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh|
It is advisable not to purchase cut fruit from a market that has no Kosher supervision because the knife may have been used previously in the meat or fish department. If necessary they fruit should be scraped clean at home. Packaged lettuce would only need a hechsher if it is from Israel and has issues of Teruma and Maaser or if you want to eat it without checking for insects. OU by itself generally indicates a Pareve product, unless it obviously isn't.