Guide Archives

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View Past Issues of the Guide to Chodosh in pdf format.

The Final Guide to Chodosh 2019-2020

Download Rabbi Y. Herman’s Z”L final “Guide to Chodosh” for this season. This publication is by Project Chodosh, and has no affiliation with Yoshon.com nor The Yoshon Network Inc. We report information from the Guide and offer it as a download, we do not create it.

The updates from this Guide are dated 11/25/19.

The Guide to Chodosh 2018-2019

Download Rabbi Y. Herman’s final “Guide to Chodosh” for this season. This publication is by Project Chodosh and Rabbi Herman, and has no affiliation with Yoshon.com nor The Yoshon Network Inc. We report information from the Guide and offer it as a download, we do not create it.

The updates from this Guide are dated 11/23/18.

The Guide to Chodosh 2017-2018

Download Rabbi Y. Herman’s final “Guide to Chodosh” for this season. This publication is by Project Chodosh and Rabbi Herman, and has no affiliation with Yoshon.com nor The Yoshon Network Inc. We report information from the Guide and offer it as a download, we do not create it.

The updates from this Guide are dated 12/10/17.

Guide to Chodosh 2016-2017

Download Rabbi Y. Herman’s “A Guide to Chodosh”. This publication is by Project Chodosh and Rabbi Herman, and has no affiliation with Yoshon.com nor The Yoshon Network Inc. We report information from the Guide and offer it as a download, we do not create it. The updates from this Guide will be dated 12/15/16.

Guide to Chodosh 2015-16

Download Rabbi Y. Herman’s “A Guide to Chodosh”. This publication is by Project Chodosh and Rabbi Herman, and has no affiliation with Yoshon.com or The Yoshon Network Inc. We report information from the Guide and offer it as a download, we do not create it.
Note: See the August 15, 2016 Chodosh Bulletin Update , as it explains how the new Date Codes can be used with this issue of the Guide from last season. As soon as an updated Guide comes out, we will post it as “Guide to Chodosh 2016-2017”. (There will be a Preliminary Guide first.)

General Start Date Archives

View Past General Start Dates in pdf format.

General Start Dates for 2019-2020

Printable General Start Dates for the new season. (Updated 9/11/19)

General Start Dates for 2018-2019

The Official General Start Dates for the new season. (Updated 8/9/18)

General Start Dates for 2017-2018

Printable General Start Dates for the new season. (Updated 9/3/17)

General Start Dates 2016-17

Download and view the General Start Dates from 2016-17 Season.

General Start Dates 2015-16

Download and view the General Start Dates from 2015-16 Season.

2019-2020 Chodosh Bulletin Update Archives

Download and View Past Bulletin Updates in pdf format.

CBU - February 21, 2020

A Yoshon Alert from Kof-K on Streit’s Minestrone Soup.

Yartzeit Booklet for Rabbi Yosef Herman ZT"L

This booklet was put together by the family of Rav Herman zt”l. It is a touching tribute to the pioneer and “Father of Yoshon”, who tirelessly worked for the cause. His first Yartzeit is Thursday night, the 5th of Shevat.

CBU - January 29 2020

This is on the first Yartzeit (5 Shevat 5780) of Rabbi Yosef Herman zt”l, originator of the Guide to Chodosh as we know it today. A Link on this page goes to the accompanying Yartzeit Booklet.

CBU - January 26 2020

This is the first Chodosh Bulletin Update since the Final Guide to Chodosh came out, and announces some new products and adds some old favorites.

CBU - September 18, 2019

BD”E and Levaya information for Mrs. Atara Herman A”H.

CBU - September 3, 2019

Most Dates are in, and new Siyum information for Rabbi Yosef Herman zt”l.

CBU - August 20, 2019

The Dates for Most Crops Are In!

CBU - August 12, 2019

News on the various harvests.

CBU - August 6, 2019

The official Oat dates are in!

CBU - July 30, 2019

News about the Oat Harvest and buying Oat products.

CBU - July 23, 2019

News about the on the New Chodosh Season.

CBU - May 6, 2019

News from Project Chodosh on the New Season.

2018-19 Chodosh Bulletin Update Archives

Download and View Past Bulletin Updates in pdf format.

CBU - March 11, 2019

Various new product updates from Project Chodosh.

CBU - February 6, 2019

News on the Project Chodosh Hotline and Emails.

Siyum Signup Info for Rabbi Herman zt"l

The Herman family updates the email list with the latest studying/Siyum info in merit of Rabbi Yoseph Herman zt”l. Included is a link to the spreadsheet. (Due to privacy, Yoshon.com is only having the link within the downloaded update document.)

CBU - January 24, 2019

A new update on Lieber’s products.

Siyum and Mishnayos Info for Rabbi Herman zt"l

This update contains all of the Siyum, Mishnayos and other information in merit of Rabbi Yoseph Herman zt”l, posted from his family.

CBU - January 22, 2019

A new update on products found in the Guide to Chodosh.

Sad News of Rabbi Herman zt"l - January 10, 2019/5 Shevat 5779

The sad report of Rabbi Yoseph Herman z”l, 5 Shevat, 5779.

CBU - December 18, 2018

More important details on the previous update to the Final Guide to Chodosh.

CBU - December 13, 2018

Update to the Final Guide to Chodosh with changes and corrections.

CBU - November 21, 2018

Update about the ongoing Wheat Crisis.

CBU - Notice for Mashgichim - October 16, 2018

Deadline for Reporting by Mashgichim.

The Preliminary Guide to Chodosh 2018-2019

Download Rabbi Y. Herman’s Preliminary “Guide to Chodosh” for the beginning os the season. This publication is by Project Chodosh and Rabbi Herman, and has no affiliation with Yoshon.com nor The Yoshon Network Inc. We report information from the Guide and offer it as a download, we do not create it.

All updates from this Guide are dated 8/30/18.

CBU - August 8, 2018

Announces the Official General Start Dates for the new season. (Updated 8/9/18)

CBU - July 23, 2018

Early Chodosh starting dates issued from the USDA.

CBU - June 5, 2018

A pre-season update on projected times.

2016-17 Chodosh Bulletin Update Archives

Download and View Past Bulletin Updates in pdf format.

CBU - February 2, 2018

Important Update About Lieber’s Products! See attached Guide from the Lieber’s Mashgiach.

CBU - December 28, 2017

This is an update with some corrections and clarifications in the Final Guide to Chodosh.

CBU - December 10, 2017

The Final Guide is out! Donation request from Project Chodosh.

CBU - December 6, 2017

Label mix-up on Oberland Cookies

CBU - October 24, 2017

Update on Wonton Foods Crackers.

CBU - October 16, 2017

Corrections to the last update.

CBU - October 11, 2017

Chol HaMoed  update from Rabbi Herman.

CBU - September 17, 2017

Letter from Rabbi Herman.

CBU - September 3, 2017

Announcement of the New Preliminary Guide which is now available. (See above.)

CBU - August 10, 2017

Update on General Mills Oat Cereals.

CBU - July 25, 2017

Revised Final General Date Estimates

CBU - July 13, 2017

The first estimated General Start Dates are in!

CBU - July 11, 2017

The first new update of the season.

2016-17 Chodosh Bulletin Update Archives

Download and View Past Bulletin Updates in pdf format.

CBU - February 15, 2017

Corrections to the Guide

CBU - February 6, 2017

Winter Wheat Alert Canceled!

CBU - February 1, 2017

New Products List- Winter Wheat Update#5

CBU - January 28, 2017

Update #4 on the Winter Wheat Problem

CBU - January 26, 2017

Update #3 on the Winter Wheat Problem

CBU - January 25, 2017

More on the Winter Wheat Problem…

CBU - January 24, 2017

Is Winter Wheat Really Yoshon This Year?

CBU - Sept. 18, 2016

Here is the Preliminary Guide to Chodosh!

CBU - Sept. 13, 2016

Flour Warning Cancelled & 2nd Preliminary Draft!

CBU - Sept. 11, 2016

First Draft of the Preliminary Guide Coming

CBU - Sept. 2, 2016

Recall May Effect Yoshon Status of Flour

CBU - August 28, 2016

Revised Later Date Code Calculations

CBU - August 15, 2016

New Dates for Many Cereals

CBU - August 2, 2016

The New General Starting Dates!

CBU - July 28, 2016

Tentative Chodosh Dates

CBU - July 19, 2016

Revised Tentative Dates

CBU - July 12, 2016

Tentative Dates for New Chodosh Season

CBU - July 7, 2016

3 Updates on the Early Chodosh Season

CBU - May 8, 2016

Will Oats Be Yoshon Next Season?

CBU - April 19, 2016

New Crops May Drastically Affect Next Season

2015-16 Chodosh Bulletin Update Archives

 

Download and View Past Bulletin Updates in pdf format.

CBU - March 6, 2016

Chodosh Bulletin Update March 6, 2016

CBU - Feb. 8, 2016

Chodosh Bulletin Update February 8, 2016

CBU - Jan. 3, 2016

Chodosh Bulletin Update January 3, 2016

CBU - Nov. 8, 2015

Chodosh Bulletin Update November 8, 2015

CBU - Nov. 4, 2015

Chodosh Bulletin Update November 4, 2015

CBU - Oct. 25, 2015

Chodosh Bulletin Update October 25, 2015

CBU - Sept. 10, 2015

Chodosh Bulletin Update September 10, 2015

CBU - Aug. 15, 2015

Chodosh Bulletin Update August 15, 2015

CBU - Aug. 6, 2015

Chodosh Bulletin Update August 6, 2015

OU Pas Yisroel/Yoshon List 5780

Here is the OU’s list of Pas Yisroel and Yoshon items for 5780. We have highlighted all the “Yoshon” listings in yellow one this searchable, downloadable pdf.

OU Pas Yisroel/Yoshon List 5779

We are proud to present the OU’s list of Pas Yisroel and Yoshon items for 5779. We have highlighted all the “Yoshon” listings in yellow one this searchable, downloadable pdf.

Star-K Yoshon Quick Reference Guide 12-18-19 for 5780

Current as of December 18, 2019 for 5780 in a downloadable pdf, with corrected info on hard pretzels.

Archived Star-K Quick Guides in PDF

Download and Print or View Archives of Star-K Yoshon Updates in pdf format.

Star-K Quick Guide - January 25, 2019

The Star-K’s condensed list of popular products based on the Guide to Chodosh, and Baltimore area Yoshon establishments.

Star-K Quick Guide - September 4, 2018

We are proud to now offer the Star-K’s condensed list of popular products based on the Guide to Chodosh.

Archived Kemach Food Corp Product Updates in PDF

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Kemach Food Products Corp. Yoshon Update #3 - February 10, 2020

The third Yoshon Update from Kemach Products Food Products Corp. for 5780.

Kemach Food Products Corp. Yoshon Update #2 - December 5, 2019

The second Yoshon Update from Kemach Products Food Products Corp. for 5780.

Kemach Food Products Corp. Yoshon Update - November 5, 2019

Here is the first Yoshon Update from Kemach Products Food Corp. for 5780.

Kemach Products Food Corp. Yoshon Update - March 8, 2019

We are proud to be able to now offer downloads of Yoshon Updates from Kemach Products Food Corp. This is likely the last update of the season for them.

Archived Lieber's Product Updates in PDF

Download and Print or View Archives of Lieber's Updates in pdf format.

5780 Lieber's Yoshon List - 10-28-19

We are pleased to be able to present to you the first Lieber’s Yoshon List from Rabbi Weissmandl for 5780.

Archived COR Canadian Updates in PDF from 2019-2020

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COR Canadian Yoshon Update #2 5780

This is COR’s second and long-awaited Canadian yoshon update of the season issued 1/27/20. This includes a large list of establishments, as well as updated product dates. This is a corrected version.

COR Canadian Yoshon Update #1

This is COR’s first Canadian yoshon update of the season.

Archived COR Canadian Updates in PDF from 2018-19

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COR Yoshon Update #3 March 4, 2019

The third major yoshon update from COR for Canada. Product updates are as of 03/04/2019.

COR Yoshon Update #2 November 12, 2018

The second major yoshon update from COR for Canada. Updates are as of 11/12/2018.

COR Yoshon Update #1 October 3, 2018

The first major yoshon update from COR for Canada.

COR Update on Quaker Oats September 28, 2018

An update on Quaker Oats in Canada from COR.

COR Update on Start Dates August 30, 2018

A general update on the general starting dates in Canada from COR.

Archived COR Canadian Updates in PDF from 2017-18

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COR Update #2 December 11, 2017

The second COR Canadian Update of the season.

COR Update #1 October 3, 2017

The first update for Canada from COR on 10-3-2017.

Archived COR Canadian Updates in PDF from 2016-17

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COR Canadian Update #3 for 5777/2017
The third edition of COR Yoshon Updates, from February 8, 2017. (New or changed items in blue.)
COR Canadian Yoshon Update #2 for 2017/5777

The second edition of COR Yoshon Updates, from January 3, 2017.  (New or changed items in blue.)

Addendum to Update - Oct. 31, 2016

Addendum to COR Update #1 2016/5777

COR Canadian Yoshon Update #1 for 2016/5777

The Yoshon Network Inc. is proud to now bring you Yoshon updates from COR for Canadian products.
This Update was on September 30, 2016.

Archived MK Canadian Updates in PDF

MK Canadian Yoshon Alert - March 17, 2020

The MK issued a Yoshon Alert for the establishment “New Homemade”.

MK Yoshon Update #3 - January 29, 2020

The third MK Yoshon Update of the season.

MK Yoshon Update #2 - December 13, 2019

The second MK Yoshon Update of the season.

MK Yoshon Update#1- October 11, 2019

The first MK Yoshon Update of the season, containing Yoshon Establishments.

Archived MK Canadian Updates in PDF

MK Yoshon Alert- April 4, 2019

An MK New Alert on Homemade Bakery.

MK Yoshon Update#3- March 7, 2019

The MK’s third major update of the season.

MK Yoshon Update#2- November 28, 2018

The MK’s second major update of the season.

MK Yoshon Update #1- October 23, 2018

The MK’s first major update of the season.

Archived MK Canadian Updates in PDF

MK Yoshon Alert - February 6, 2018

This is a bakery alert for February 6, 2018.

MK Update #3 - December 13, 2017

Third MK Canadian update of the season.

MK Update #2 November 13, 2017

The second update from MK with more Canadian restaurants and caterers.

MK Update #1 October 20, 2017

First Update from MK of Canada for 10-20-17.

Archived United Kingdom Updates from 2019-2020

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Kedassia Yoshon Update #2 - November 21, 2019

This is the second major update of the season from Kedassia, contains updates on flour and other products.

Kedassia Yoshon Update #1 - September 9, 2019

This is the first major update of the season from Kedassia, the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations of The United Kingdom and Commonwealth.

Archived United Kingdom Updates from 2018-19

Download and Print or View Archives of Kedassia and Manchester Beth Din in pdf format.

Kedassia Yoshon Update #1 - November 12, 2018

This is the first major update of the season from Kedassia, the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations of The United Kingdom and Commonwealth.

Manchester Beth Din (MK) Update #1 - January 15, 2020

The First Yoshon Updates from the Manchester Beth Din (MK) for 2020.

Manchester Beth Din (MK) Update #1 - November 12, 2018

We are honored to welcome bulletin updates from the Manchester Beth Din, the Jewish Ecclesiastical Court for Manchester, England. Here is the first update of the season.

Archived United Kingdom Updates from 2017-18

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Kedassia Yoshon Update #2 - November 27, 2017

We are honored to welcome bulletin updates from Kedassia, the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations of The United Kingdom and Commonwealth. Here is the first update for us, (their second of the season).

UOS Yoshon Update #7- March 5, 2020

Seventh UOS Major Yoshon Update of the Season. (Updated as of 3-5-20)

UOS Yoshon Update #6 - February 24, 2020

Sixth UOS Yoshon Update of the Season on Anat Pita. (Updated as of 2-24-20)

UOS Yoshon Update #5 - January 17, 2020

Fifth UOS Yoshon Update of the Season adds some more flour codes and removes some cereals. (Updated as of 1-17-20)

UOS Yoshon Update #4 January 2, 2020

This update from the UOS contains more product cutoff dates, and those Establishments that are NOT Yoshon .

UOS Yoshon Update #3 December 5, 2019

This update from the UOS contains new cutoff dates on products, and more Yoshon Establishments.

UOS Mini Yoshon Update November 25, 2019

This update from the UOS contains information only on Yoshon Establishments.

UOS Yoshon Update #2 - November 21, 2019

This second update from the UOS on the 23rd of Cheshvan, 5780, contains information on Yoshon Establishments, as well as more products.

UOS Yoshon Update #1 - November 15, 2019

The very first update of the season for the UOS on the 17th of Cheshvan, 5780.

Archived UOS South African Updates in PDF from 2018-19

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UOS Yoshon Update #6 - March 10, 2019

Sixth update of the season for the UOS on the 3rd of Adar 2, 5779.

UOS Yoshon Update #5 - January 29, 2019

This update from the UOS for the 23th of Shevat, 5779 is on Yoshon establishments in South Africa.

UOS Yoshon Update #4 - January 24, 2019

Fourth update of the season for the UOS on the 18th of Shevat, 5779.

UOS Yoshon Update #3 - January 3, 2019

Third update of the season for the UOS on the 26th of Tevet, 5779.

UOS Yoshon Update #1 - November 11, 2018

First update of the season for the UOS on the 3rd of Kislev, 5779.

UOS Yoshon Update #1 - November 11, 2018

First update of the season for the UOS on the 3rd of Kislev, 5779.

Archived UOS South African Updates in PDF from 2017-18

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UOS Yoshon Update #3 - February 7, 2018

Third update for the UOS on the 22nd of Shevat, 5778.

UOS Yoshon Alert - January 17, 2018

Another place loses its Yoshon status.

UOS Yoshon Alert - January 9, 2018

Alert on local South African Bakeries.

UOS Yoshon Update #2 - December 31, 2017

The second major update for OUS of South Africa for the 13th of Tevet, 5778.

UOS Yoshon Update #1 - December 5, 2017

We are proud to offer this first Yoshon Update from the UOS of South Africa for 17 Kislev 5778.

Archived UOS South African Updates in PDF from 2016-17

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UOS South African Update #5 - March 3, 2017

Archived Yoshon Updates from South Africa’s OUS for 5 Adar 5777