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The following Canadian kashus alert is from the COR on November 5, 2014.

President's Choice: PC® Infant Formula For Babies Sensitive to Lactose With Iron, Omega 3 & 6 730 g sold at Loblaw Company stores across Canada was was inadvertently labelled as Parve. This product is kosher DAIRY.
Corrective action is being taken to ensure proper labeling.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4765

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 20, 2014.

InDivine 70% Dark Chocolate, Divine Chocolate Inc., Washington DC: Divine 70% Dark Chocolate Coins are certified by the Orthodox Union as OU D – Dairy products. Some labels mistakenly have an 'OU DE' (Dairy Equipment) designation. While the ingredient statement does not list any dairy ingredient, the Orthodox Union does not guaranty the halakhik 'dairy equipment' status of this product. The Orthodox Union does not currently certify products with a DE designation except for certain infant formulas. Corrective measures have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4764

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 19, 2014.

Streit's Kids Dark Chocolate Coins and Kids Milk Chocolate Coins, Aron Streit Inc. New York, NY: The Orthodox Union does not certify Streit’s Chocolate Coins (made in Turkey). The Orthodox Union is treating these products as Non-Kosher products. Further, persons who are allergic to milk products should not rely on the OU mark to assume that the dark chocolate product is dairy free. Corrective measures are being implemented.
From the Kof-K: This product was produced without authorization by the manufacturer. Streits is recalling and destroying the product.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4763

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on November 18, 2014.

Please be advised that a limited amount of Chocolate Cashews distributed by NUTTY NATURALS, Brooklyn, NY was mistakenly labeled with the OK kosher symbol. THIS PRODUCT IS DAIRY and NOT CERTIFIED. The product is being recalled from the market.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4761

The following kashrus alert is from the KVH Twitter Feed on November 17, 2014.

HolyLand fresh produce appearing in Boston & greater N.E. area supermarkets. May have Kedushas Sheviis &/or may require tithing.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4760

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 14, 2014.

La Molisana Pasta with Squid Ink, La Molisana Campobasso, Italy: La Molisana dark pasta contains squid ink and is not kosher. Some packaging mistakenly bears an unauthorized OU Symbol. This product is being sold in the UK and possibly elsewhere. Corrective measures are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4759

The following peanut and tree nut allergy alert is from the FDA on November 14, 2014.

B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling certain Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce and Ortega Taco Kit products and certain Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Mix and Las Palmas Taco Sauce products after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third party supplier contain peanuts and almonds, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements.
The list of recalled products is here.
The recalled products were distributed in retail stores and foodservice outlets nationwide.
This recall does not apply to any other sizes or varieties of Ortega Seasoning Mix or to any Ortega Seasoning Mixes in canisters, all of which are correctly labeled. For example, this recall does not include Ortega Fajita Seasoning Mix, Ortega Fish Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Chili Seasoning Mix, Ortega Chipotle Seasoning Mix or Ortega Burrito Seasoning Mix, all of which are correctly labeled. This recall also does not include any Las Palmas Enchilada Sauce, which is correctly labeled.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company’s recall hotline at 877-929-2576 from 8:00 a.m. ET to 8:00 p.m. ET, or visit www.ortega.com for additional information.


The following Canadian peanut and tree nut allergy alert is from the the CFIA on November 14, 2014.

Ortega and Las Palmas brand taco products have been recalled from the marketplace because they contain peanut and almond which are not declared on the label. Consumers with an allergy to peanut or almond, food service establishments, retailers, and distributors should not consume, serve, use, or sell the recalled products listed here.


The following Canadian tree nut allergy alert is from the the CFIA on October 28, 2014 and CFIA on October 31, 2014 and CFIA on November 10, 2014.

Kosher Select Food Dist. is recalling the following Ortega brand Taco Seasoning Mix from the marketplace because it contains peanut and almond which are not declared on the label:

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix 35.4 g Best by May 08 2016 S6, April 16 2016, JUNE 26 2016 & July 28 2016 S5 0 39000 00820 4
This product was distributed in Ontario, Possibly National, Quebec.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4739

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on November 14, 2014.

Please be advised that as of today November 14, 2014 LORELLI’S PIZZA PASTA 1410 Broadway, New York, NY is no longer under the supervision of OK Kosher Certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4758

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 13, 2014.

Prime New Zealand Sashimi Smoked Salmon, Prime New Zealand LTD Canterbury NZ: The Orthodox Union certifies Prime New Zealand Sashimi Smoked Salmon. Some product was packed together with packets of Wasabi Paste and Soy Sauce. The Orthodox Union does NOT certify the Wasabi Paste and Soy Sauce packets placed in any Prime New Zealand . Corrective measures have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4757

The following dairy allergy alert is from the FDA on October 29, 2014 with additional informationfrom the OU on November 12, 2014.

BBM Chocolate Distributors, Ltd., Brooklyn, NY has recalled three (3) Alprose Dark Chocolate products due to the presence of undeclared milk allergen.

  • SWISS CHOCOLATE CHOCOLAT ALPROSE 52% CACAO PREMIUM DARK CHOCOLATE, within stand-up maroon colored gift box. NET WT 3.5 oz (100g). Packed as a carton containing 6 boxes x 20 units. UPC 689423025038. Product of Swtizerland.
  • Alprose Swiss Chocolate Dark Chocolate within a gold colored pillow gift box. NET WT 3.5 oz (100g). Packed as a carton with 6 boxes x 20 units. UPC 689423027308. Product of Switzerland.
  • CHOCOLAT Alprose NAPOLITAINS SWITZERLAND, NET WT. 1 Kg (35 oz). Product packed as the following: 1) bulk in clear plastic bags, 230 pieces with gold, black and white labeling, each carton contains 6 x 1 Kg bags, 2) 100g packages (3.5oz/~24 pieces. UPC 712963000354. Produced in Switzerland for: GROSS & COMPANY INTERNATIONAL, LONDON UK.
These products were distibuted to CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MI, MD, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, ON, OR, PA, TN, TX, WA, WI, and Canada.

From the OU: The status of these products is 100% Parev. The products are produced under full time supervision.
The reason of the recall is because of mislabeling. There is no warning of "made in a factory that uses milk". By the last production all this has been updated and corrected. All problems are from old stock.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4742
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