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The following Mexican kashrus alert from KMD Mexico translated by google translate on May 6, 2015.

Los productos de la marca SEÑOR CACTUS ya no cuenta con supervisión KMD.

Translated by Google translate: SEÑOR CACTUS products are no longer under the supervision of KMD.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4978

The following kashrus notice is from the Denver Vaad, RCC and the cRc revised on May 6, 2015.

Bagged PREWASHED Iceberg lettuce is once again acceptable without certification.

The Star-K siad these PREWASHED Iceberg Lettuce requires a hecksher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4976

The following health alert is from JohnSanfillipo on May 1, 2015.

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) announced today that it is voluntarily recalling Fisher brand chopped walnuts packaged in 10 ounce plastic bags because some of these products may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Consumers who have recently purchased the items with the BEST BY DATES listed in the table below at retail stores located nationwide and in Puerto Rico should not consume this product and should return it to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement. The BEST BY DATES can be found on the back of the bags

JBSS ItemCodeUPC#BRANDUNIR WTUMMBEST BY DATE
P03004070690 02365 8Fisher Chopped Walnuts 10 oz03/23/16 HC1
P03004070690 02365 8 FisherChopped Walnuts10 oz 03/23/16 HC2

Consumers or customers who have questions about the above recall may contact John B. Sanfilippo and Son, Inc. Customer Service toll-free at (800) 874-8734 Monday through Friday from 8:15 AM to 5:15 PM Central Time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4977

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on April 28, 2015.

Bimbo Bakeries USA will be discontinuingcertification of the Bimbo Brand White and Wheat breads in the Southwest UnitedStates (items bearing the KOF-K are still certified).
The Bimbo Bakeries USA Consumer services number is1-800-984-0989

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4975

The following health alert is from the FDA on May 1, 2015.

Sun Rich Fresh Foods Inc. of Richmond, BC, Canada is voluntarily recalling sliced apple and products containing sliced apples, from its Northeast Fresh Facility located in Brampton, ON, Canada because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Apple slices and products containing sliced apples were distributed to IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI and WV through retail stores, distributors and food service establishments. The recall is limited to product produced out of the Brampton, ON Canada facility which is identified by a 7 digit numerical lot code that begins with the number 2.

Brand Product Size Package Description UPC Lot Code Best Before Date
(up to and including)
Sun Rich Apple Slices with Dip 6x6oz (170g) Parfait Cup 060243004647 2510041 2015 MA 15
2513041
2515041
2517041
2520041
2522041
2524041
Sun Rich Apple Slices 4x3lb, 2x3lb Bag in a Box 060243004586 2510041 2015 MA 17
2511041
2512041
2513041
2514041
2515041
2517041
2518041
2519041
2520041
2521041
2522041
2525041
2526041
Sun Rich Apple Slices 100x2oz, 24x2oz, (57g) Bags a060243004531 2510041 2015 MA 17
2511041
2512041
2513041
2514041
2515041
2517041
2518041
2519041
2520041
2521041
2522041
2524041
2525041
2526041
Sun Rich Apple Slices 3lb Bag in Box 060243005088 2512041 2015 MA 17
2514041
2515041
2518041
2519041
2521041
2522041
2525041
2526041
Sun Rich Apple Slices 3lb Bag in Box 060243012932 2510041 2015 MA 16
2511041
2513041
2514041
2515041
2517041
2518041
2520041
2521041
2522041
2524041
2525041
Subway Apple Slices 2.4oz (68g) Bags 30825146031272 2510041 2015 MA 14
2511041
2512041
2513041
2514041
2515041
2517041
2518041
2519041
2520041
2521041
2522041
2524041
2525041
2526041
Sun Rich Sunshine Salad 10lb Boxed Kit 060243012963 2513041 2015 MA 12
2515041
2517041
2520041
2522041
2524041

 

The voluntary recall was the result of an abundance of caution by Sun Rich following a routine sampling program by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) which revealed that the finished products possibly contained the bacteria.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased.  Customers have been contacted with regards to handling of affected product.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-661-0087 between the hours of 8am – 7pm EST Monday thru Sunday.


The following health alert is from the CFIA on March 22, 2015.

Sun Rich Fresh Foods Inc. is recalling sliced apples and products containing sliced apples produced in its Brampton, Ontario facility from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments such as hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, hospitals and nursing homes should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Additional Info
Sun Rich Apple Slices 57 g 0 60243 00453 1 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 17
Sun Rich Apple Slices 3 lb 0 60243 00508 8 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 17
Sun Rich Apple Slices 595 g 0 60243 01239 0 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 17
Sun Rich Apple Slices 3 lb 0 60243 00458 6 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 17
Sun Rich Apple Slices 3 lb 0 60243 00509 5 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 17
Sun Rich Fruit Medley 1.05 kg 0 60243 01150 8 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 04
Sun Rich Waldorf Salad Kit 10 lbs 0 60243 01295 6 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 10
Sun Rich Apple Slices 57 g 0 60243 01359 5 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 17
Sun Rich Apple Slices with Grapes 57 g 0 60243 01406 6 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 04
Shoppers Drug Mart Apples and Grapes 284 g 0 60243 01398 4 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 01
Starbucks Starbucks Seasonal Fruit Salad 170 g 7 62111 93198 6 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 02
Subway Apples 68 g 8 25146 01418 3 Best Before (up to and including)
2015 MA 14

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4972

The following British kashrus notice is from the London Beth Din on May 1, 2015.

The following products are no longer approved due to lack of up to date information and should therefore not be used:

  • Alassala Amlou Paste p.83
  • Sweet Mandarin Sauces p.88
Old stock bearing the KLBD logo is still kosher certified.

Gilberts Products listed on p.78 are no longer KLBD.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4974

The following kashrus alert is from a newspaper advertisement with information from the Star-K and OU posted on May 1, 2015.

Brooklyn Frozen Pizza Dough made by Bell Bakery, Troy Ave, Brooklyn, NY, both white and whole wheat is not certified even when bearing the Star-K.

From the OU: Bagels By Bell, Foster Ave, Brooklyn, NY is certified by the OU.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4973

The following kashrus advisory is from the Rabbi Shain with information from the OU on April 30, 2015.

Please be aware that Friendly farms Vanilla Almond milk comes in both OU and OU-D, based on where it was processed. Check each package for the kosher status.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4969

The following mustard allergy alert is from the CFIA on April 29, 2015.

Lazar Gourmet Foods has recalled the following product distibuted in Ontario because of undeclared mustard.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Lazar Gourmet Foods Beef Samosas 400 g 0425C 7 79283 10269 4

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4971

The following kashrus alert is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council November 3, 2014 and reissued on April 28, 2015.

Please be aware that Café Latte Toffee and Caramel Macchiato Toffee under the Walgreens brand was labeled with a plain cRc logo.
Both products are indeed dairy (Cholov Stam) as indicated on the ingredients and allergen statement.
Future labels are being revised.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4744
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