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Why are there so many kosher foods?

April 2, 2010 |  8:34 am

There are roughly 6.5 million Jews in the U.S., according to the Census Bureau, and only about 1 million of them keep kosher. So why do so many food manufacturers, such as Coca-Cola, go through a lot of trouble to rejigger their recipes to make their products kosher for Passover? The Times' health blog Booster Shots has the answer.