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Orthodox Union Symbol

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Orthodox Union Symbol

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (UOJCA), more popularly known as the Orthodox Union (OU), is one of the oldest Orthodox Jewish organizations in the United States. It is best known for its kosher food preparation supervision service. Its circled-U symbol, Ⓤ, a hechsher, is found on the labels of many commercial and consumer food products.

The hechsher of the Orthodox Union is the most widely known hechsher in the United States

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Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Food Symbols and Symbolism.

Orthodox Union Symbol is part of the Kosher Symbols group.

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