Short-term disruptions in the supply of kosher meat, particularly kosher and glatt kosher beef, are now widely expected. Rabbi Menachem Genack, the head of kosher supervision for the Orthodox Union, said he already has heard from communities that have no supply.We say, "Genack. Get off your duff and keep Agriprocessors open. Do something real for kosher consumers other than collecting a fee for supervising product ingredient lists."
“There is going to be a sharp decline in availability immediately,” said Genack, adding that the company is trying to survive but that the situation is grim.
Because of the scandals at Iowa's kosher meatpackers, JTA reports: