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Getting kosher certified

Jul 26, 2022 at 03:12 PM CST
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Whats up yall need a little help. Transitioning into food grade always done chemicals so food grade is new to me. Trying to see what are the steps when getting certified to become kosher compliant. What to look for in a trailer also
Replied on Tue, Jul 26, 2022 at 09:16 PM CST
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I'm interested in the answers. Dana i don't live far from you and i also am trying to transition into food grade hauling. Hopefully someone can put us in the right direction.

Replied on Wed, Jul 27, 2022 at 07:39 AM CST
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Find a local tank wash. They will walk you through the process. After the wash process, a Rabbi will bless the trailer, and as long as you only move Kosher loads, you should only need Kosher washes. I'm not sure how often the certification must be done.

Replied on Wed, Jul 27, 2022 at 09:03 AM CST
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Kosher Certifcations are for 1 year, but typicaly renew without inspections.

Be prepaired to be audited , the Rabi's will want documention every few years to verify your are not hauling "non kosher" products with your equipment.

Replied on Wed, Jul 27, 2022 at 09:48 AM CST
Do I need to get prior wash out tickets for the trailers to give to the Rabbi or customers to show prior contents. I know some brokers ask for last 3 priors
Replied on Wed, Jul 27, 2022 at 10:19 AM CST

I looked at the food grade deal and actually bought a trailer. So, rather than going back and forth on this, scroll up to company search, look me up a and give me a call. I'd be glad to talk and tell you why I'm not doing it.

Replied on Wed, Jul 27, 2022 at 08:18 PM CST
Appreciate you Mr Barry at Southern Bulk for taking the time out and giving me some insight about the Kosher deal
Replied on Thu, Jul 28, 2022 at 09:20 AM CST

You're quite welcome, give me a call any time. Teresa and her people are top notch. I'd work for her any time!

Replied on Tue, Aug 02, 2022 at 08:49 AM CST
Thinking about going to food grade as well but I’m hearing you have to have a different pump set on the trailer and the trailer need to have in transit heat on the trailer which all the grade I’ve came across don’t have in transit heat on the trailer.
Replied on Tue, Aug 02, 2022 at 09:38 AM CST

The best thing to do before looking at equipment is talk to the people you are planning to work for and ask specific questions about the requirements for their particular loads. Food Grade pumps are stainless steel and hydraullically driven. The pump is about 12K plus the equipment needed on the truck to power it. Food grade hoses and fittings are specific for food grade also. Finally, ask the person if in transit heat is required. Many times it is. Look at a KAG or Prime food grade trailer set up. That's what you need, and I have never seen a new one advertised on Truckpaper, so, I believe they are special order units. If you find a KAG or Prime at the truck stop, take a picture of the vin and call the manufacturer. They can pull up the specs on tha vin and give you a quote. Like others have posted, most, if not all, of the trailers on truck paper are 3A sanitary trailers designed for milk, juice, or water. They are not designed for elevated temperature products and typically do not come equipped with pumps. It all comes down to what your broker needs to transport the loads. The last thing you want is to show up to load and get rejected because you don't have the right equipment.