2015 Post Pesach Chametz Alert
It is prohibited to buy chametz from a store owned by a Jew who did not observe the prohibition against possessing chametz on Pesach.
All MKT certified or accepted establishments (as listed on www.texaskosher.org) sold their Chametz for Pesach or are not owned by Jews.
To the best of our knowedge the following stores carry many kosher Chametz items and one is permitted to purchase all chametz from them:
PERMITTED: 99¢ Only Stores, Costco, CVS, Dollar Tree, Food Town, HEB, Krogers, Randalls, Restaraunt Depot, Sam's Club, Target, Walgreens, Whole Foods & Walmart
As far as MKT is advised, the following local stores are owned by Jews and one should refrain from purchasing general real Chametz items for a period of 30 days from the following stores:
REFRAIN: Belden's*, Fiesta & Rice Epicurean.
*NOTE: Belden's did have a Sale of Chametz that can be relied on only for the Kosher food department, i.e. Kosher Frozen Pizza or Paskesz Cookies, but, not for the kosher products in the general food department, i.e. Cheerios or Pasta.