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Israeli Health Alert - Matam Chafetz Chaim All-Beef Salami

August 23, 2020 from health.gov.il

Upon inspection by the Food Service in the Jerusalem District Public Health Bureau, listeria monocytogenes bacteria were found in the following product, sold under the "Matam Chafetz Chaim" brand: All-Beef Salami (Spliced), 250 gram packages, manufacturing date 18.8.2020, expiration date 18.10.2020 (barcode: 7290002391050).

As a precaution, the Company has decided to recall from shelves the following product as well, sold under the "Matam Chafetz Chaim" brand: All-Beef Salami (A product sold on the wholesale market as a solid block with no weight indication)(barcode: 7290004939106), from all manufacturing dates from 6.8.2020 up to and including 18.8.2020, and from all expiration dates from 6.10.2020 up to and including 18.10.2020.

Consumers in possession of these products are urged not to consume them.

As precaution and out of our commitment toourclients, the Company is taking actions to recall the products from shelves, urges its customers not to consume them and encourages them to return them to the Company through its customer service centers at 026542737.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7316

Israeli Health Alert - Boaron Homemade Style Kebab/Rumanian Kebab/Restaurants Hamburger.

August 13, 2020 from health.gov.il

Israel Feldman Factory Ltd. and the Tsion Boaron ButchersRetailerare calling for the recall of the products: the "Boaron" brand Homemade Style Kebab/Rumanian Kebab/Restaurants Hamburger.E-coli O157 bacteria was found in latest conducted by the Food Service at the Central District Health Office.In the products:

  1. Homemade style kebab –brand name Boaron. Latest Date for Use: 14/09/20. Date of manufacture: 15/07/20.
    Manufacturer's name: Israel Feldman Ltd. Retailer: Tsion Boaron Butchersat the address 2 Yahalom Netanya.
  2. Rumanian kebab –brand name Boaron. Latest Date for Use: 14/09/20. Date of manufacture: 15/07/20.Manufacturer's name: Israel Feldman Ltd. Retailer: Tsion Boaron Butchersat the address 2 Yahalom Netanya.
  3. Restaurants hamburger –brand name Boaron. Latest Date for Use: 14/09/20. Date of manufacture: 15/07/20.
    Manufacturer's name: Israel Feldman Ltd. Retailer: Tsion Boaron Butchersat the address 2 Yahalom Netanya.

The factory and the Boaron Butchers Retailer,in conjunction with the Food Service at the Ministry of Health,are collecting the products from the retailing channels. For inquiries,please call: 08-9255061

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7315

Goodie Girl Tribeca LLC Recalls Goodie Girl Magical Animal Crackers Due to Undeclared Wheat

September 11, 2020 from the FDA:

Goodie Girl Tribeca LLC announced today it is voluntarily recalling 389 cases of a single date code of 7 oz. Goodie Girl Magical Animal Crackers, with a “best by” date of Jan 11, 21A3, after learning that the product may contain undeclared wheat ingredients.

This recall affects only 389 cases of the following product, which were distributed in retail stores nationwide:

Description; Goodie Girl GF Magical Animal Crackers
UPC# 8-5598700395-3
Size; 7 Ounces
Best By Date; Jan 11, 2021
Distributed between 4/17/2020 – 5/7/2020

This recall does not apply to any other “best by” dates, sizes or varieties of Goodie Girl Tribeca LLC.

Product with this particular "best by" date was shipped and distributed by Goodie Girl Tribeca to its customers' warehouses located in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, New Hampshire, California.

Consumers seeking a refund or additional information may contact info@goodiegirl.com or call 201-941-2000 9am – 5pm est.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7313

Kosher Alert Israeli Importer of Dr. Pepper - M.S.I. Manofim

September 10, 2020: From the OU:

Dr. Pepper (Cans), M.S.I. Manofim Importers, Ashdod Israel has an unauthorized Sticker with OU Symbol:
The Orthodox Union certifies Dr. Pepper cans only when the OU Symbol is embossed on the top of the can. An Israeli importer placed stickers with an unauthorized OU Symbol on cans of Dr. Pepper that are not certified by the Orthodox Union. Consumers should not rely on importers' stickers with an OU Symbol without independently verifying that the product is certified by the Orthodox Union. Corrective actions are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7312

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Israeli Peanut and Soy Allergy Alert - A.G. Roasted Nuts Munchies –Rice-based Snack

August 11, 2020 from health.gov.il

A.G. Roasted Nuts Ltd.recalls its product: Munchies –Rice-based Snack
Following complaints from our customers, it was found that peanut and soy allergens are not listed in the allergen information label on the product but are listed in among the ingredients In the product.

Product's Name: Munchies –Rice-based Snack Brand: Admati Traditional Roasting House Contents: 200 grams
Packaged by A.G. Roasted Nuts Ltd. Expiration Date:
All expiration dates up to and including 15/03/2021
Barcode: 8503011870027

Customers with known allergies to peanuts, soy,and gluten are urged not to consume this product.

For further inquiries, please call us at 09-8872465 / 053-7767545.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7311

Israeli Peanut Allergy Alert - Olala Macaroons

August 11, 2020 from health.gov.il

Olala calls upon the public to be wary that the following Macaroons may contain peanuts currently not listed in the allergen information label on the packaging: Product Name: Macaroons In all 14 barcodes below:
0693493054997
0693493055000
7290018309414
7290018309216
7290018309018
7290018309803
7290018309025
7290018309223
7290018309605
7290018309407
7290018309209
7290018309001
7290008250023
7290008250030in all three packages (3,6,9 macaroons per box) and from all expiration dates from 01/08/2020 up to and including 11/11/2020

manufactured and marketed by Olala. In addition, this product is marketed by: Piece of Cake, Ben Ami, Boutique HaPita, Khoury Bakery, Kyortos, Danish Baker Shop.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7310

Israeli Health Alert - Two Fishermen Sliced Smoked Sea Trout Fish

August 5, 2020 from health.gov.il

The S.H.TwoFishermen Company Ltd. is notifying the consumer public and its customers that the Listeria Monocytogenes bacteria was found during a test conducted by the Food Service at the Haifa Health Officein the product
Sliced Smoked Sea Trout Fish 100 grams date of manufacture 26/07/20 for consumption until 25/08/20.

The Two Fishermen Company,in conjunction with the Ministry of Health,is collecting the products from the shelves.If there is a customer who is in possession of the products of the type mentioned above and dates,he is requested not to consume them and to return the products to the company and receive an alternative product.

For all questions and clarifications,please contact the Company’s representative by telephone 0526944561or by email at y.hadayagim@gmail.com.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7309

Israeli Health Recall - Maya Lentils

August 4, 2020 from health.gov.il

The Maya Food Industries Factory Ltd. is calling for the return of the following products:Maya Red Lentils 0.5 kilograms Red Lentils 1.4 kilogram Indira brand (Osher Ad)
During a routine inspection that was reported to the supplier of the raw materials to the Maya Food Industries Factory Ltd. the Salmonella bacteria werefound in a batch of the raw materials that had been used for packing the products:
Maya Red Lentils 0.5 kilograms 7290002319184
and Red Lentils 1.4 kilogram Indira brand (Osher Ad) 7290014325395

Out of all the expiration dates: best used before 25.12.2021to 30.12.2021 inclusive.

Consumers who have the products are requested not to consume them.
Consumers in possession of these products are invited to go to the points of sale and replace them with new ones.

.For any questions about the product we invite you to contact our customer service by telephone: 7991-535-02or by email: contact@maya-foods.co.il

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A7308

Possible Listeria contamination prompts recall of squash noodle medley

September 4, 2020 from FoodSafetyNews:

"Giant Food is recalling Giant Food brand squash noodle medley because of possible Listeria contamination."

"The product was sold in stores from Aug. 8 – 19. Giant Food officials encourage customers who may have purchased the product not to consume it."

"The recalled product is:
UPC #68826718585 with an Aug. 19 “best enjoyed by” date."

"Giant removed the product from stores after being notified by the supplier that a regulatory sample of the product tested positive for Listeria. Giant did not report what supplier or ingredient is involved."

"Again, customers who purchased the affected product should not consume it and may return it to their local Giant Food store for a full refund. Customers may also contact Giant Food’s Customer Support Center at 888-469-4426."

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