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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

Kashrus information on various soda products

December 15, 2017 from the COR Detroit:

  • MOUNTAIN DEW SPIKED LEMONADE and SPIKED RASPBERRY LEMONADE SODAS are Kosher. [Note - not to be confused with “SPIKE” ENERGY DRINK, which is not approved.]
  • TAHITIAN TREAT FRUIT PUNCH SODA from Dr. Pepper / Seven Up is now Kosher, including any product purchased since September 2017.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6174

Chalav Yisroel alert on JERUSALEM OF GOLD MILK CHOCOLATE COINS & MEDALLIONS

December 15, 2017 from the COR Detroit:

JERUSALEM OF GOLD MILK CHOCOLATE COINS & MEDALLIONS with OU-D do not state Cholov Yisroel on the label, and are not Cholov Yisroel.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6173

Chodosh alert on OBERLANDER CHANUKAH AND DREIDEL COOKIES

December 15, 2017 from the COR Detroit:

OBERLANDER CHANUKAH AND DREIDEL COOKIES with lot numbers 05090117 through 07113017 are not Yoshon, even though the label states Yoshon, due to a mix-up by the distributor of the flour being used. Packages with earlier and later lot numbers are Yoshon, if stated so on the label.


Urgent Bulletin From The Guide To Chodosh

December 6, 2017 from Rabbi Herman

The Kof-K has asked that we notify our Yoshon-observant public that the next release of Oberlander's Chanukah and Dreidel cookies this year are NOT Yoshon. There was a mix-up by the distributor of the flour being used.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6160

Mexican kashrus alert on Tortillas Ochoa

December 14, 2017 from KMD Mexico:

Las tostadas de nopal y los totopos de maíz de la marca Tortillas Ochoa no cuentan temporalmente con nuestra supervisión aún portando el logo de KMD.

Translation by Google Translate: The cactus toasts and corn tortilla chips of the Tortillas Ochoa brand do not temporarily have our supervision even bearing the KMD logo.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6172

Kosher Alert: Derlea Gourmet Garlic Spread Missing Dairy Designation

December 13, 2017, - From the COR:

Derlea Gourmet Garlic Spread was inadvertently labelled without a "dairy" designation. This product is DAIRY and kosher certified. Distribution: Sold in Costco across Canada Corrective actions have been taken

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6171

Rabbi Herman: GUIDE TO CHODOSH For The Year 5778

December 10, 2017 from Rabbi Herman:

Rabbi Herman: GUIDE TO CHODOSH For The Year 5778 - December 10, 2017

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6165

Springfield Smoked Fish Recalls Smoked Salmon Because Of Possible Health Risk

December 13, 2017 from the FDA:

Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, Ma.is recalling its 1lb. packages Prescliced Nova Salmon because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled packages were distributed to customers in Rhode Island and Connecticut through retail stores.
The product comes in a 1lb, clear plastic package marked with lot # 42173 on the back of the package and with an expiration date of 12/22/17. UPC 811907018018.
Consumers who have purchased the 1lb packages of the pre-sliced Nova Salmon are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-413-737-8693. Monday through Friday 8 am – 5 pm.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6170

Nutty Natural Holdings Patterson has Mistaken Use of OK Kosher Symbol

December 6, 2017 from the OK:

Please be advised that Natural Cravings Dark Chocolate Covered Acai & Blueberry Natural Cravings Dark Chocolate Covered Pomegranates of Nutty Natural Holdings (Patterson, NJ 07524) has Mistaken Use of OK Kosher Symbol, A limited amount of Natural Cravings Dark Chocolate Covered Acai & Blueberry and Natural Cravings Dark Chocolate Covered Pomegranates were incorrectly labeled with an OK D symbol. These products are NOT KOSHER. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6169

Kosher information on Tic Tacs

December 11, 2017: From the editor: Tic Tacs are now certified as kosher by the Orthodox Union when bearing the OU symbol.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6168

South African kosher alert on Alric Low Fat Cultured Kefir Milk

December 11, 2017: From the Beth Din of Johannesburg: Alric Low Fat Cultured Kefir Milk is incorrectly labelled as Parev. This product is Milchik. The company has taken corrective action.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6167
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