How To use this page

Click on the picture of the produce to check its current halachic status and instructions which are regularly updated.

Produce with status A is free from Shemitta concern. Users should remember to Maaser. Click here for Federation’s MaaserText service.

Produce with statuses B, C & D are classified as Shemitta produce. Time of year and produce type will define how to treat the produce.

produce available in the UK

Some produce sold in the UK is more frequently produce of Eretz Yisroel; other types of produce will very rarely be supplied from Eretz Yisroel.

If you are aware of Israeli produce currently on sale in UK supermarkets, please let us know by clicking here.

Learn more about shemitta

Find all our Shemitta resources here.

SHailas

If you have further questions about a particular product, please contact ShailaText.

Credits & source:

Produce status as listed on this page is based on information published by the בית המדרש להלכה בהתיישבות under the direction of HaRav Yosef Efrati שליט”א. The organisation’s Shemitta Luach is available here. Where appropriate, the information has been slightly changed to reflect the reality of the supply to UK.

 

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