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than 18 minutes elapses from when the dough is mixed and rolled out into matzoth until it is
placed in the oven. Ordinary flour that is bought in a store or supermarket is Chametz as
before being ground, the wheat kernels are soaked in water for ease in milling.
In modern times, we purchase many foods already processed and prepared. Even
with reading the lists of ingredients on the label, how many of us know what is put in our
food, which we buy so trustingly and eat. How many of us know what are the additives the
colours, taste enhancers, emulsifiers, anti-oxidants, hydrolyzed protein and other chemicals
too numerous to mention many of which are made from chametz products that are put into
manufactured and processed food, let alone what is their origin.
How much more so should we be sure, that all food and drink for Passover including
wine, spirits and liqueurs, even seemingly simple foods like sugar, tea, coffee, salt and
spices, should not contain additives, which unknown to ourselves may be included, perhaps
to stop them clogging or to enable them to “run” smoothly, that are ‘Chametz’. It...
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