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The following kashrus alert is from the OK on June 12, 2015.

OK Kosher Certification does not certify Buddha Tea Company or any of their products.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5029

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on June 12, 2015.

Adams Reserve Jalapeno Ranch Seasoning and Adams Reserve White Wine and Garlic Butter were mislabeled as OK (pareve) and not OK-D (dairy)

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5028

The following kashrus alert is from the Rabbinical Council of New England (KVH) on June 12, 2015.

Please be advised that as of the date of this notice CHAVES BAKERY II (Bridgeport, CT ) is no longer certified by KVH Kosher due to kashrus violations. Certification has been revoked even from products that are currently in stores bearing the KVH Kosher symbol.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5027

The following heath alert is from the FDA 'enforcement report for June 10, 2015.

Creative Food Concepts, Inc. dba Invo Coconut Water, San Francisco, CA is recalling Coconut Water with Pineapple and Coconut Water with Thai Lime because they have no process on file and they lack a 5 log reduction process. The recalled product is Coconut Water with Pineapple, 12 bottles/case, 12 oz (355 mL)

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5026

The following Mexican kashrus alert from KMD Mexico on June 11, 2015.

Se nos ha informado que algunos hospitales de la Ciudad de México ofrecen alimentos kosher a sus pacientes, pero en ocasiones parte del menú no es Kosher. Es importante recordar que KMD avala como Kosher solo los productos que cuentan con etiqueta KMD.

Translated by Google: It's been reported that some hospitals in Mexico City offer kosher food to their patients , but sometimes part of the menu is not Kosher . KMD is important to remember that only supports Kosher products that have label KMD.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5025

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on June 10, 2015.

The Nut Box Choco N Nuts Mix, The Nut Box, 2724 Broadway, New York, NY With locations on Chelsea Market, Smith Street and Greenwich Village - 49 E. 8th Street.
A limited amount of Choco N Nuts Mix sold by The Nut Box was mistakenly labeled with the plain OK kosher symbol. This product is kosher dairy. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5023

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification with addtional information from the VKNH on June 9, 2015.

Stop & Shop All bakery items, Stop & Shop Bakery, 150 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT
Stop & Shop Bakery on Whalley Avenue in New Haven, CT has been labelling their bakery products with an unauthorized OK kosher symbol. These products are not certified by OK Kosher Certification. Corrective action has been taken.

From the VKNH: SOME of these products are certified by the VKNH. Please check the label carefully for the VKNH sign and if the item is Dairy or Pareve. For any questions, please call Rabbi Dov Greer 203-848-8706.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5024

The following food safety alert is from the FDA on May 27, 2015 with additional recall on June 10, 2015.

Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a Lakewood, Colo., based natural grocery chain, is recalling two lots of Natural Grocers brand Macadamia nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
This recall was initiated after being notified of positive Salmonella findings in product sampled by the FDA.

UPC CodeDescriptionPacked on Dates
0000080657552RAW MACADAMIA NUTS 10oz15-041 and 15-056
000080657552Raw Macadamia Nuts 10 oz.14-328, 14-337, 14-360, 14-365, 15-020, 15-041, 15-056, 15-077, 15-090, 15-104, 15-127

The product was distributed to Natural Grocers’ 96 stores located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Consumers can find the specific locations of Natural Grocers stores at: https://www.naturalgrocers.com/store-locations
Only packages bearing the Julian packed on dates listed above are subject to recall.
To date the company has received no reports of illness. Consumers who may have purchased this product should return it to the store for credit or refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company by calling Customer Service at (303) 986-4600, ext. 531, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST).

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5003

The following heath alert is from the FDA on June 10, 2015.

Walgreen Co. of Deerfield, IL is recalling Nice! Powdered Sugar Mini Donuts, because it has received consumer complaints alleging that mold was observed on some products. Consumers in possession of this product should return the product to any Walgreens store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-925-4733.
The Nice! Powdered Sugar Mini Donuts were distributed to Walgreens stores nationwide.
The product comes in 11.5 oz packages and is marked with WIC number 178206 and UPC number 4902264948. Both the WIC and UPC numbers can be found near the product bar code, which is located next to the nutrition facts on the package.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5022

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on June 10, 2015.

Regal Spice Salad Seasoning, Clark Associates, Lancaster PA: The Orthodox Union does not certify Regal Spice Salad Seasoning. This product bears and unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5021
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