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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

The following kashrus alert is from Koshequest.org, and confirmed by KSA on September 29, 2008.

Please be advised that as of August 1, 2008 product produced at E. Waldo Ward & Sons Inc. are no longer under KSA supervision.
The labels produced at this facility include:

  • Black Sheep
  • E. Waldo Ward
  • KTW
  • La Vigne
  • Lee Dragon's
  • Mistral
  • Olive Pit
  • R&M
  • Randy Jones
  • Robbies
  • Sassy’s
  • Smokin Jacks
Most products have 4 digit lot numbers that are set up with the first digit as the year, i.e. '8' is produced in 2008, the next three numbers is the Julian date. Hence any product with a lot # of 8214 or higher is not under supervision and should not bear a KSA Symbol. Some "low acid" products have a 7 digit alphanumeric lot number where the last number is the year made and the third number through fifth number is the Julian date of production.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2525

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