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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

Recall - Lieber's Crushed Tomatoes with Basil, UPC 0-43427-00155-7 Code QA BBD 01/29/23 KFP

March 30, 2020 from Hamodia.com

Lieber's Crushed Tomatoes with Basil, UPC 0-43427-00155-7 Code QA BBD 01/29/23 KFP are being recalled because they can potentially explode.

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Israeli Egg Allergy - Mars milk chocolate bars with caramel filling

March 25, 2020 from health.gov.il

Royalty Ltd. announces on behalf of Royalty Little Switzerland Ltd.: We are to inform you that Mars milk chocolate bars with caramel filling, 50 grams, expiration date 28-02-2020, manufactured by Mars Nederland B.V. (Veghel)and imported by us, contain egg protein but in the Hebrew allergen information label affixed to the products the word "eggs" were omitted, and is only listed under the ingredients. Anyone with known allergies to eggs and the other allergens listed in the label is urged not to consume this product.
The company works to recall the products and to correct the labeling.
For inquiries in this matter,you may contact a company representative at elizack@royaltyint.co.il or via the phone number 052-2642484. The product is safe for consumption for customers without known allergies to eggs and the other allergens listed on the label. Pictures for illustration are above.

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Pas Yisrael Advisory - Sallie Mishaan’s Gourmet Kaak

March 25, 2020 from the OK:

Please be advised that effective immediately, Sallie Mishaan’s products are no longer certified as Pas Yisroel until further notice.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7147

Guan’s Mushroom Co Recalls Enoki Because of Possible Health Risk

March 23, 2020 from FDA:

Guan’s Mushroom Co of Commerce, CA is recalling all cases of its 200g/7.05 ounce packages of Enoki Mushroom (Product of Korea) because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The recalled products were distributed from CA, NY, PA in retail stores through produce distributors or wholesalers.

The Enoki comes in a 200g/7.05ounces, clear plastic package with the description “Enoki Mushroom” in English, Korean and French, and Guan’s logo in the front. At the back, there are UPC code: 859267007013 and package code 14-1 at lower right corner.

The product is being shipped in a white cardboard box with 25 pcs of 200g. The box contains Guan’s logo in green color and #02473.

The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by State of California revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 200g package of Enoki.

The distribution of the product has been suspended.

Consumers who have purchased 200g packages of Enoki are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with question may contact the company at 323.223.1188.


Outbreak Investigation of Listeria monocytogenes: Mushrooms (March 2020)

March 10, 2020 from FDA:

On March 9, 2020, Sun Hong Foods, Inc. recalled all enoki mushrooms imported from Korea (Republic of Korea). The firm recalled product after the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development found that a sample of these mushrooms was positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

Enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods were sold in 7.05 oz/200 g clear plastic packaging with a green label; Sun Hong Foods, Inc. is labeled on the back of the packaging underneath the bar code. These products can also be identified by the UPC code: 7 426852 625810. Recalled product was sold to distributors in California, Florida, Illinois, Oregon, and Texas; and was sold to the following retailers: J&L Supermarket, Jusgo Supermarket, ZTao Market, New Sang Supermarket, Galleria Market. This distribution information has been confirmed by the firm, but product could have been distributed further, reaching additional states and retail locations.

Consumers should not eat and should check their refrigerators and throw away any recalled enoki mushrooms from Sun Hong Foods, Inc.

Restaurants and retailers should not sell or serve recalled enoki mushrooms distributed by Sun Hong Foods, Inc.


March 24, 2020 Canadian Food Recall Warning of Golden Mushroom brand Enoki Mushroom recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes is here

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Israeli Health Alert - Rajab Dairy, Tamra - Bryndza cheese

March 19, 2020 from health.gov.il

Rajab Dairy wishes to inform its customers that uponself-inspection by the factory, concerns were raised for the presence of listeria monocytogenesbacteria in several product units that were marketed to the public: 1.Bryndza cheese in 400 grams packages, product code 7290003075805, best before date 30.05.202.Bryndza cheese in 1 kilogram packages (intended for bulk-sale), product code 7290003075317, best before date 30.05.20

  1. This announcement refers only to the above products and best before dates only
  2. Customers who have bought these products may arrange to receive a refund for them
  3. We are at your service in any question at 052-8400135

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Updated Israeli Milk Allergy Alert - Adin Roladin Ltd. Wafer Adin

March 5, 2020 from health.gov.il

We, Adin Roladin Ltd. food importers, would like to warnthe public with an allergy to milk. Further to our previous announcement dated 24/12/2019 regarding Wafer Adin Sweet,18 gr., chocolate coated, produced by M.H.B.H. Turkey, packed in packsof 40 pieces. The words "may contain traces of milk" havebeen mistakenly omitted from the informationregarding allergens. It should be noted that the packet (bag) does includean allergen warning "may contain traces of milk" but not the single wafer. It must be emphasized and pointed out that we, Adin Roladin Ltd.,have initiated collectingthe a.m. product on 24/12/19 to amend its labeling. Still, the amendment has been made on the external packaging only. As a responsiblecompany, we would like to collect the product again and warn the public with an allergy to milk.
Expiry dates are: 23/05/20, 11/04/20, 23/08/20, 22/08/20, 21/08/20
Anyone withan allergy to milk and/or to other allergens appearing on the label should not consume this product.
For further inquiries, please contact Customer Service on02-6734055

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Kashrut Alert - MALK ORGANICS Nut Milks and Oat Milks

March 19, 2020 - From Kosher Houston:

MALK ORGANICS nut milks and oat milks have an unauthorized HKA logo.
Corrective action is being taken.
For further information please contact info@kosherhouston.org or 832 656 8194.

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Kosher Alert Rainbow Nerds (Allbrands Importer Israel)

March 18, 2020 - From the OU:

Rainbow Nerds Candy in Israel, Nestle USA, Arlington VA; Allbrands Importer Israel has an unauthorized OU Sticker:
The Orthodox Union does not certify Nerds candies. The product packaging does not bear an OU symbol. A sticker with the Allbrands Importer Israel name wrongly states that Nerds are certified by the Orthodox Union. Consumers should not rely on any sticker indicating that a product is certified by the Orthodox Union without verifying with the Orthodox Union that the product is certified.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7143

Kosher Alert Inspired Organics Balsamic Vinegar

March 18, 2020 - From the OU:

iO Inspired Organics Balsamic Vinegar, Inspired Organics, Warren MI has an unauthorized OU:
The Orthodox Union does not certify Inspired Organics Balsamic Vinegar. Some labels bear an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.

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KOSHER ALERT - ASTI HOLDINGS

March 18, 2020 from the Kosher Check:

Please be advised that ASTI HOLDINGS LTD (Golden Bonbon Nougat Candies) is no longer certified kosher by the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of British Columbia (Kosher Check).

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