The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on October 17, 2014.
Out of an abundance of caution, Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for Publix Asian Mix because the product contains peanuts that are not declared on the packaging.
The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on October 17, 2014.
United Natural Trading LLC dba/ Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, Edison, New Jersey are recalling 22lb. bulk cases only (Lot# YOUI03) and Market Basket 12oz. tubs only (Lot# 14248) because they may contain undeclared peanuts.
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The following soy allergy alert is from the FDA on October 16, 2014.
New Hope Mills Manufacturing of Auburn, NY is recalling all Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix because it may contain undeclared soy.
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The following Canadian yoshon information is from the COR on October 14, 2014.
1These numbers or lower are yoshon. Isolate the plant code from the full code that is printed on the bag and then find the year and date codes.
Flour - (COR 142) - code of 4279 7 or lower.
Flour - (COR 285) including No Name- Regular and Whole Wheat - are still yoshon. Organic – Best Before code of 2015 OC 5 or earlier. Whole Wheat - BB code of 2015 AP 5 or earlier.
Great Plains, P&H, and Compliments (Metro) Brands Flour – If the number after PH in the code is ‘7’ a BB date of 2015 OC 6 or earlier. If it is ‘2’ it is still yoshon. Alternative coding; 4 279 7 or lower, x xxx 2 is still yoshon.
Bakers Hood, Creative Bakers, Sunspun (COR323) - For plant code ‘MT’ a date code of (1)4 250 or lower, for ‘SK’ a date code of (1)4 271 or lower.
Robin Hood - Old Mill Oats – code of (1)4 279 or lower.
Quaker Oats (COR 112)
Any product that contains oats - date code of 0826P4 or earlier.
Costco Pack – last four digits of the Best Before coding of 4252 or lower (ignore the other codes, i.e. 2015 AU 08 4BI09H 4252).
Oat Bran cereal – still yoshon.
Wheat Bran, A.J. Pancake Mix – still yoshon
Muffets Shredded Wheat is always yoshon.
General Mills(mf’g in USA, for export to Canada only, OU certified)
Cheerios (excluding MultiGrain) – Still yoshon until end of October.
MultiGrain Cheerios - date code of 25AU 2015 or earlier is yoshon.
Nature Valley Granola bars - code of 29SE2015 or earlier are definitely yoshon (in variety packs you have to check the date on each bar, do not rely on the date printed on the exterior box). .
Fibre 1 cereal is always yoshon.
Weetabix reg. and org- still yoshon.
Alpen - Still yoshon.
Grain Shop High Fibre Crisp - - Still yoshon.
Presidents Choice (COR 123 or 1)
Fruity O’s - Still yoshon.
Toasted Oats O’s, Honey Nut Oats O’s- - Still yoshon.
Crunchy Maple Almond, Mixed Berry or Cranberry Almond - Not yet confirmed; a code of2015 SEP 18 or earlier is yoshon
Loads of Raisins Raisin Bran – still yoshon.
PC Blue Menu -Multigrain O’s - Still yoshon.
Fibre First, Fibre Plus Bran Flakes - still yoshon.
Crunchy Almond (dairy) - Not yet confirmed; a code of 2015 SEP 18 or earlier is yoshon
Bran Flakes - still yoshon.
PC Organics- Wheat Squares and Raisin Bran - still yoshon
Compliments (COR 313)
Crunchy Corn - Still yoshon.
Balance Multigrain Flakes with Almonds or Triple Berry - Not yet confirmed. A code of15 SE 18 or earlier is yoshon
Balance Wheat Squares and Bran Flakes – still yoshon.
Balance Very High Fibre Bran – still yoshon.
Organic-Multigrain Squares and Raisin Bran
Kellogg Canada (COR 246)
All Bran, Raisin Bran, Bran Flakes, Corn Flakes, Honeynut Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies – are still yoshon.
Special K - still yoshon (product has been reformulated and is now Dairy. Products that are not marked as dairy are indeed pareve).
Corn Pops and Froot Loops - best before date of 2015 AU 14 or earlier – not confirmed.
Just Right - best before date of 2015 AU 14 or earlier – not confirmed.
Muslix (all types) - best before date of 2015 AU 14 or earlier.
Bran Buds – still yoshon.
Post Cereals (COR 114)
Shredded Wheat, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat - Regular, Honey Toasted, Cinnamon and Wheat ‘n Bran, Light Wheat Squares and Triscuit Crackers (all types) are always yoshon.
Shreddies - Regular, Honey, and Maple Crunch, Dark Wheat Squares and 100% Bran- still yoshon.
Cranberry Almond and Cherry Almond Crunch, Blueberry Pomegranate Ancient Grains and Nut Medley - Not yet confirmed. Any code of2015 AU 17 or earlier is yoshon
Barley – product in stores will start to change shortly.
Kosher City –flour, barley repacked by Kosher City is yoshon.
Kolbo - has yoshon barley and flour.
NuPak Barley -code of 4272 or lower is still yoshon.
Quik Kook Barley -code of 4748 or lower is still yoshon.
Primo (COR 78) – still yoshon (until Dec).
Italpasta (COR136) – still yoshon – will change the week of Oct 27.
All other pasta with a COR 136 –same code as Italpasta
Unico - same coding as for Primo.
Ronzoni (Catelli & Lancia) (COR 235)-All pasta is still yoshon.
Grisspasta – still yoshon – will change the week of Oct 27.
Ferenez (Mama)‘MK’ - products will remain yoshon.
Maison Egg Noodles (MK) – still yoshon.
Pita Bros - will remain Yoshon.
Wraps (COR 722) – are still yoshon.
Lenchner’s- will remain Yoshon
Uri Pastries- will remain Yoshon
Maison Puff Pastry (COR 571) - will remain Yoshon
Local Establishments - This section is not yet finalized
The above information applies to products manufactured in Canada only.
BB/MA = Best Before/Meilleur Avant (not Best Before ‘May’).
Changes are going on daily. Don’t postpone your yoshon purchases.
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The following kashrus alert is from the the Atlanta Kashrus Commission on October 14, 2014.
Pita Palace 1658 Lavista is no longer under akc supervision.
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The following health alert is from the FDA on October 1, 2014.
Boku International, Ventura, CA is recalling the following Super Food because it may be contaminated with Salmonella.
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The following sabbath mode temporary fix is from the Star-K on October 14, 2014.
GE Ovens & Ranges 2ND ALERT Temporary Fix
The following sabbath mode alert is from the Star-K on September 22, 2014.
General Electric Ranges/Ovens
Alternatively, your instructions might read:
Please note: You may NOT turn the oven off on Shabbos or Yom Tov. These instructions apply only after Shabbos/YomTov when you want to reset the oven to normal, non-Sabbath Mode.
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The following health alert is from the FDA on October 7, 2014.
Goya de Puerto Rico, Tradewind Foods de Puerto Rico Inc. is recalling the following products due to a possible can seam defect that may compromise the integrity of the product:
These products were distributed domestic to Puerto Rico and USA (NY,MA,NJ,TX,IL,FL,GA,CA,VA) and Internationally (Aruba, Curacao,Virgen Gorda, Angilla, Antilles, Saint Barts, Dominica, St.Vincent, Barbados, Saint Marteen, Saint Thomas, Monserrat, Grenada, Antigua, Tortolo, Nevis, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Johns, and St. Croix)
Ed. note: Not all products mentioned may be kosher
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The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on October 8, 2014.
Twinlab: As indicated on the product label, Twinlab Triple Action Oral Health Dots™ (tablets) contain a dairy ingredient. The product was inadvertently labeled Star-K. Future labels will bear a Star-D Dairy symbol. The product is Cholov Stam.
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The following kashrus advisory is from the OU dated October 6, 2014.
Jolly Rancher, The Hershey Company: Not all Jolly Rancher products are kosher. Jolly Rancher Bites - soft chewy candy are kosher when bearing an OU after the ingredient panel. Jolly Rancher Bites – filled gummies are not kosher and do not bear the OU. Consumers must always check for the presence of a kosher symbol on a package, especially with brands that include kosher and non-kosher varieties.
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The following kashrus alert is from the OU dated October 6, 2014.
Pop Crazy 3 Piece Seasoning Pack, Focus Products Group International, LLC Lincolnshire, IL: The Orthodox Union certifies various Pop Crazy seasonings. Some seasonings contain dairy and are certified OU-D, and others do not contain dairy and are certified OU pareve. Pop Crazy 3 Piece Seasoning Pack contains both dairy and pareve seasonings and were mistakenly labeled with a plain OU Symbol. The Buffalo Seasoning and Ranch Seasoning are OU-D and contain dairy, as indicated in the ingredients and allergens statements. The Caramel Seasoning is certified as OU pareve. Corrective measures have been implemented.
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