Kitniyos And Other Products Customarily Not Eaten on Pesach

NOTE: Products bearing STAR-K P on the label DO NOT contain Kitniyos or Kitniyos Shenishtanu (kitniyos that have been manufactured and transformed into a new product)

 Anise4 Dextrose (possibly chometz) NutraSweet1
 Ascorbic Acid1,3 (possibly chometz) Emulsifiers 3 Peanuts 2
 Aspartame1 Fennel 4,6 Peas 
 Beans (including Green Beans, Edamame, etc.) Fenugreek 2,6 Rice 5
 Bean Sprouts Flavors3 (possibly chometz) Seeds

Caraway, Poppy, Sesame, Sunflower

 BHA (in corn oil)  Glucose3 (possibly chometz) Sodium Erythorbate1
 BHT (in corn oil) Guar Gum 3 Sodium Citrate1 (possibly chometz)
 Buckwheat (Kasha) Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (possibly chometz) Sorbitan 1
 Calcium Ascorbate1,3  (possibly chometz) Isolated Soy Protein Sorbitol 1
 Canola Oil (Rapeseed) Isomerized Syrup  Soy Beans 
 Chickpeas Lecithin  Stabilizers 3
 Citric Acid1,3  (possibly chometz) Lentils Starch (possibly chometz)
 Confectioner’s Sugar  (possibly chometz, look for KFP symbol) Maltodextrin1 (possibly chometz) String Beans 
 Coriander4 Millet  Tofu 
 Corn MSG3 (possibly chometz) Vegetable Oil 3
 Cumin4 Mustard  Vitamin C 1,3(possibly chometz)

1. Kitniyos Shenishtanu
2. Should be avoided on Pesach.
3. Unless bearing a reliable Passover certification.
4. Only acceptable when the certifying agency has documented that all chometz issues have been resolved.
5. Those people who eat rice on Pesach should confirm their rice is Kosher L’Pesach and free of problematic additives. For more information, see
6. The bulbs, root, and greens of these items are not kitniyos; it is only the seeds we avoid.