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Kashrus Advisory - Capricorn Seafood

October 3, 2019 from OK Kosher:

Capricorn Seafood Inc., 177 27th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Please be advised that Capricorn Seafood (Brooklyn, NY 11232) is no longer certified by OK Kosher Certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6954

Kashrus alert on Palermo Grapeseed Oil

September 24, 2019 from the Chief Rabbinate of Turkey

"It has come to our attention that an illegal and unauthorized use of the kosher symbol has been used on PALERMO brand of Grapeseed Oil."
"We have not authorized this plant and have no knowledge or responsibility of the Kashrus statues of the said product."
"We are looking into legal and other options in order to assure that they cease to use the symbol and recall this product."


Kashrus alert on Cosmopolitan Food Group and all its brands, including Palermo, Milas, Casa di Oliva, Zayit

Alert reissued on November 29, 2016 by the editor in consultation with the Star-K since the products are still in stores. These products are being sold at Ocean State Job Lot.


The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on December 30, 2015.

Cosmopolitan Food Group No Longer Certified

Please be advised that Cosmopolitan Food Group and all its brands, including Palermo, Milas, Casa di Oliva, Zayit, and Original Gourmet, has been terminated due to Kashrus violations. Consumers are advised not to use any of these products, even when bearing a Star-K, with the exception of unflavored olive oils.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5285

Feldman Ice Cream In Israel Issues Recall

September 25, 2019 from the Yeshiva World:

"The Feldman ice cream company in Israel has announced a recall on a number of products after listeria were found."

"Products included in the recall include: parve vanilla ice cream, chocolate mini milk bar, yogurt ice cream and French vanilla ice cream products."

"The Felco Company, which distributes the Feldman ice cream line, announced: 'The company apologizes to its clients and invites anyone who purchased these products to bring them back to any company store'."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6952

Weaver Fundraising, Llc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds, Cashews, and Pecans in Trail’s End Chocolatey Caramel Crunch Sold in Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas

September 24, 2019 from FDA:

Weaver Fundraising, LLC (Indianapolis, IN) is voluntarily recalling 15 oz. tins containing Trail’s End Chocolatey Caramel Crunch because they may inadvertently contain almonds, cashews and pecans.

The recalled tins of Chocolatey Caramel Crunch were distributed to consumers through Boy Scout councils located in Houston, Texas and Corpus Christi, Texas beginning August 9, 2019. None of the product was distributed through retail stores.

The product is contained in an individual 15 oz. metallized bag within a tin bearing a label stating Trail’s End Chocolatey Caramel Crunch. The inner bag is stamped with the words “ACP CARAMEL”. Applicable labels are attached to this notice.

Consumers who have purchased the affected products are urged to discontinue consumption of the products and return any product to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact Weaver Fundraising, LLC at support@trails-end.com.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6951

For Rosh Hashanah - Information from the COR- Detroit:

September 18, 2019 from COR- Detroit:


For Rosh Hashanah - Insect Checking Instructions for Figs, Dates & Leeks from the Star-K

September 18, 2019 from Star-K:

At this time of year when many of us are using figs, dates and leeks, this is a reminder to check these items properly:

Click here for Checking for Bugs Chart

Click here for What Do Bugs Look Like Chart

Click here for Yoshon/Pas Yisroel Updates

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6944

Pas Yisrael information - FOOD FOR LIFE EZEKIEL SPROUTED GRAIN BREADS

September 23, 2019, from the COR Detroit and confirmed by the Kof-K:
FOOD FOR LIFE EZEKIEL SPROUTED GRAIN BREADS with the Kof-K symbol are Pas Yisroel. The Pocket Bread, however, is not Pas Yisroel.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6950

Change in Certification for Santa Monica Glatt Market, Los Angeles, CA

September 13,2019: From the Kosherquest.org with additional information from the OU:

Starting Monday, September 16, 2019, Santa Monica Glatt Market, Los Angeles, CA will no longer be under the Kashrus Certification of the RCC and is now certifed by the OU..

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6949

Pas Yisrael information Detroit:

September 23, 2019, from the COR Detroit:
PAS YISROEL: The K-COR wishes to remind the Kosher consumer of the accepted custom to be stringent on Pas Yisroel during Aseres Yemei T’shuva. Please be advised that many K-COR certified establishments produce or sell some bread and cake products that are not Pas Yisroel. Please ask the Mashgiach or call the K-COR office for details regarding specific establishments.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6948

Kashrus Advisory - Kosher Express, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

September 18, 2019 from OK Kosher:

Kosher Express, 22-16 Morlot Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 is no Longer Certified.
Please be advised that as of end of day September 20th 2019, Kosher Express located at 22-16 Morlot Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 will no longer be certified by OK Kosher Certification.

On the Kosher Express Website, Kosher Express said they are closed and are looking for new certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6947

OU Kosher Advisory- Happy Baby Clearly Crafted jar products

September 18, 2019 from the OU:

Happy Baby Clearly crafted jar products from Happy Family Company:

Due to necessary changes in production, Happy Baby Clearly Crafted jar products produced by Happy Family Organics are no longer certified by the Orthodox Union. Happy Family Organics continues to produce other products that bear the OU kosher designation on their packaging. The company is looking into the opportunity to re-instate the kosher certification on their jars, but consumers should always look for the kosher symbol prior to buying any products.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6946
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