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Star-D Symbol

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Star-D Kosher Certification, also known as the Vaad Hakashrus of Baltimore, is a kashrus certifying agency based in Baltimore, Maryland under the administration of Rabbi Moshe Heinemann, with the involvement of many other rabbis (see list of rabbis).

It is one of the largest kashrus certification agencies in North America. The organization supervises tens of thousands of commercial food products and food establishments (such as restaurants and caterer aroung the world.

Star-D symbol as found on certified products

The organization also provides another kosher certification label known as Star-D. As Star-K has a policy of not certifying a dairy product or establishment that is not Cholov Yisroel, the Star-D label is offered to those products and establishments that contain or serve non-Cholov Yisroel ingredients. Star-D is administered by the Star-K but sponsored by The National Council of Young Israel.


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Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Food Symbols and Symbolism.

Star-D Symbol is part of the Kosher Symbols group.

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