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Unread 03-15-2011, 02:37 PM   #1
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vegetables and coffee

Are there any cases when it may be permissible to eat vegetables or drink tea etc. in dishes that may not be kosher etc.? Also, is coffee sold in restaraunts such as Starbucks or other similar places kosher?
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Unread 03-15-2011, 02:46 PM   #2
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Unread 03-15-2011, 05:20 PM   #3
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I asked the Rav about the vegetables already and he said that I should not eat them if the keiliim are not kosher. My reason for raising the question again here is to see if there may be some exceptions to the rule, such as using glass which does not absorb etc. Regarding the coffee I am planning to ask him about it next time I see him B"H.
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Unread 03-15-2011, 10:16 PM   #4
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Coffee cannot be generalized. A lot of the starbucks brand coffee is kosher, as far as I've seen, but one still needs to check for a reliable heksher. If you are buying a hot cup at a store, you have a lot more issues, particularly if the establishment also sells food items.

If you want to eat cold, dry carrots or the like off of a clean, dry plate which happens to be treif, I don't see why you are eating food which is unkosher mamash. With that said, there are still issues and you should speak to your Rav.
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Unread 03-16-2011, 08:19 AM   #5
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What kind of issues could there be with regards to the coffee?
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Unread 03-16-2011, 11:10 AM   #6
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Well, coffee is hot (and liquid), so you have to be a lot concerned with kelim where it is served and prepared.

Also, my understanding is that there are various additives in a lot of coffee. Any time you have additives, you have kashrus questions.
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