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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on September 9, 2015.

EAT Chia Chocolate Chunk Chia Bites, Drink Chia LLC: Product contains chocolate manufactured on Dairy equipment and erroneously bears an OU symbol, not the proper OU D (dairy) designation. However, the product does not contain dairy ingredients.
Some Kashrus agencies use a DE symbol, but the OU has chosen not to use a DE designation because it is felt it may be confusing to the kosher consumer. Also, to be a true DE product, the equipment must be properly cleaned of residue after dairy production, and that level of clean-up is sometimes difficult to maintain and guarantee. DE products may be eaten after meat, but may not be eaten together with or cooked with meat products. Future packaging will be revised.

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