Stores Where Chometz May Be Purchased Immediately After Pesach 2018

All STAR-K Establishments

All STAR-D Establishments

Stores in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area

7-11 Fords Lane, Hooks Lane, Old Court Road (at Greenwood), Reisterstown Road (near Slade Ave)
A-Z Savings 6307 Reisterstown Road
Aldi’s
BJ’s
Colonial Liquors
Costco
CVS
Dollar General
Dugan’s Liquor
*Dunkin Donuts 1508 Reisterstown Road (at Old Court Road), 7000 Reisterstown Road (near Fallstaff Road)
Fresh Market
Food Lion
KMart
Ollie’s
Petco
Petsmart
Price Right
Rite-Aid
Royal Farms
Sam’s Club
Save-A-Lot
Savings Center 4003 Seven Mile Lane
Seasons
Seven Mile Market
Shoppers Food Warehouse
Shoprite 37 Aylesbury Road, Timonium
Trader Joe’s
Walgreens
Walmart
Wegmans
Whole Foods
Wine Loft

For updated information, regarding stores where chometz may be purchased, please see www.star-k.org/passover.

* Only these two locations of Dunkin Donuts are under the certification of Rabbi Sholom Salfer.

Please note that it is permissible to purchase products at these Dunkin Donuts on Motzei Pesach,
April 7, ONLY AFTER 9:40 p.m. (this time meets the requirement of בכדי שיעשו.

Consumers in other communities should check with their local Vaad HaKashrus for regional store information.

Purchasing Chometz After Pesach from Giant, Safeway & Target in Baltimore

Due to issues regarding possible Jewish owned distributors, in general, it is commendable not to purchase chometz from the following stores until the Sunday after Lag B’omer, May 6th , 2018. However, A&L Foods distributor of kosher foods (to Giant, Target, and Safeway in Baltimore) sells their chometz through STAR-K and therefore the items indicated items may be purchased immediately after Pesach.
Furthermore, all fresh-baked breads and buns with reliable kosher certification are supplied by local vendors and are acceptable even at the stores below. Some examples are H&S, Arnold, Pepperidge Farm, and inhouse store brands of sandwich bread, rye bread, and hot dog and hamburger buns.
Giant – Consumers may purchase chometz immediately after Pesach from the following designated
Kosher Food Sections: Dry, Frozen, & Refrigerated. Also consumers may purchase fresh baked breads immediately after Pesach. It is commendable not to purchase chometz from other sections until May 6.
Safeway – Consumers may purchase chometz immediately after Pesach from the following
designated Kosher Food Sections: Dry, Frozen, & Refrigerated. Also consumers may purchase fresh baked breads immediately after Pesach. It is commendable not to purchase chometz from other sections until May 6.
Target – Consumers may purchase chometz immediately after Pesach from the designated Kosher
Dry Food Items Section. Also consumers may purchase fresh baked breads immediately after Pesach. It is commendable not to purchase chometz from other sections until May 6.We do not have information regarding these stores in other parts of the country.

When Chometz may be Purchased after Pesach 2018 from Stores that do not sell their Chometz

Major Jewish Owned Supermarkets that do not sell their Chometz

Sunday, April 22, 2018 (2 weeks after Pesach)

Supermarkets that Purchase from Jewish owned Distributors that do not sell their Chometz

Sunday, May 6, 2018 (4 weeks after Pesach)

Jewish Owned Liquor Stores that do not sell their Chometz

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (after Shavous)

Beer Sold in the State of Maryland after Pesach

There is an issue of Chometz She’avar Alav Hapesach regarding many brands of beer sold in the state of Maryland.
For specific information regarding which brands and locations are affected, see our website www.star-k.org.