FDA Suspends Food Facility Registration of SM Fish Corp
September 21, 2016 - FDA:
No food from the facility may be sold or distributed, Ossie’s and Ossie’s Gourmet ready-to-eat seafood products recalled
SM Fish Corp Recalls Select Ossie’s Ready to Eat Salads Because of Possible Health Risk
September 15, 2016 - From the FDA:
SM Fish Corp. of Far Rockaway, NY, is voluntarily recalling OSSIE’S brand ready-to-eat salads because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recall was the result of sampling and inspectional findings by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). FDA found Listeria monocytogenes in multiple locations throughout the facility. SM Fish Corp. has ceased production and distribution of products following discussion with FDA on September 8, 2016. The company and the FDA continue their investigation as to the cause of the problem.
Consumers who have purchased any of the above listed products are urged not to consume them and promptly discard. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (718) 945-9838, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm EDT, or via email at: email@example.com.
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Ferrara Candy Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts and Wheat in Almond Supremes with a Best by Date of 4/22/2017
September 19, 2016 - From the FDA:
Ferrara Candy Company has initiated a voluntary recall of Brach’s® 5 ounce Almond Supremes with a best by date of 4/22/2017 after discovering that some Brach’s® Almond Supremes packages may include Brach’s® Bridge Mix, a product that contains peanuts and wheat. No other Ferrara Candy Company products are affected. he affected product was distributed throughout retail stores in Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Recalled items include:
After discovering the issue, Ferrara Candy immediately investigated and determined that the packaging error was caused by an incorrect roll of packaging film being accidentally loaded in one of its manufacturing facilities. Ferrara Candy has moved quickly to locate the potentially affected product and has currently retrieved over half of it. To date, only six bags of Brach’s® Almond Supremes have been found to include Brach’s® Bridge Mix, and to date no illnesses have been reported in connection with this issue.
Consumers looking for additional information on the recall are encouraged to speak with one of Ferrara Candy Company’s representatives regarding this issue by calling the Company during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT, at 800-323-1768.
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Kellogg Company Recalls Limited Number of Kellogg’s® Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat Waffles Due to Potential Health Risk
September 19, 2016 - From the FDA:
Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling approximately 10,000 cases of Kellogg’s® Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat Waffles because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No other Eggo products are impacted by this recall.
The recall is a result of routine tests that the company conducts which identified the potential for contamination. As soon as the company learned of a potential concern, it moved quickly to identify any foods that might be impacted and resolve the issue.
Kellogg is asking that people who purchased affected product discard it and contact the company for a full refund. Consumers can call 1-800-962-1413, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET or by visiting https://www.kelloggs.com/en_US/contact-us.html.
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Kashrus Advisory KVH Certified Bakery Products containing Berries
July 6, 2016 - from KVH Kosher:
"Effective September 1st 2016, certification has been discontinued on bakery products prepared by In-Store Kosher Bakeries if they contain fresh berries, as it is impractical to prepare them in a way that meets Kosher requirements."
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Rabbi Herman PRELIMINARY GUIDE TO CHODOSH - 18 Sept 16
"This is the final version going to the printer. You will note many companies and facilities that were listed as Yoshon last year are missing from this preliminary issue. That is because the mashgichim for those companies did not respond to our requests yet for confirmation of their hashgocho. We hope to have the lists completed for the final Guide due approximately in December. If anyone wants a PDF copy of this Guide, they should send email to firstname.lastname@example.org."
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Kashrus information on Greenfield’s Halushka Noodles
September 16, 2016 - from COR Detroit:
GREENFIELD’S HALUSHKA NOODLES from Greenfield Noodle Co., in 12 oz. bags that bear the expiration date of 05-20-18, have been found to be infested with black and brown flour beetles, and should not be used. Bags bearing other expiration dates may be used.
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Food Recall Warning - Wild Sockeye Smoked Salmon and Sensations by Compliments brand Smoked Wild Pacific Smoked Salmon recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes
September 17, 2016 - CFIA:
What you should do
If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.
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New Slurpee flavors
September 17, 2016: The following are new kosher slurpee flavors are from 7-11 and are all pareve:
The Kashrut.com Slurpee list can be found at www.kashrut.com/consumer/slurpees.
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Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Nutribar brand Original Chocolate Supreme Meal Replacement Powder recalled due to undeclared egg
September 15, 2016 - CFIA:
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Kosher Information on Certified Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Stores
September 5, 2016 from the KosherLA:
Every Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf store that is kosher supervised by Kosher LA has a Teuda stating what is kosher in that particular store. Please refer to these teudot.
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