Monday, October 12, 2009
*How common is "slotting-fees" aka payoffs in kosher?
Rubashkin / Weismandel has been doing it for years. We hear now that the other Glatt purveyors say they can't get into the door in certain areas including Lakewood unless....they pay off.
The LA based Heart K among many others had their hand in the till for a long time (per pound).
A Vaad in Flatbush is considering that type of income as well, claiming it's really "you want my Hashgocha" blah, blah, blah.
The gullible consumer is paying for it & not even getting kosher acceptable meat.
ALLE / Meal mart didn't take care of Reb Ahron's (Monroe) head of their Texas Shechita, so they said a "firedikah" drasha that mi get essen neveilus u'treifus. Yesterday, Second day Chol-Hamoed- rav lichtag spoke in Satmar Bais Medrash about the Shechita-Check it out.