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The following health alert is from the CFIA on February 25, 2015.

Loblaw Companies Limited is voluntarily recalling PC Blue Menu brand Bran Flakes Cereal from the marketplace due to possible plastic contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
PC Blue Menu Bran Flakes Cereal 775 g Best before dates 2015 AU 26 up to and including 2016 JA 07 0 60383 74782 4
Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4900

The following kashrus alert is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission on February 25, 2015.

The following is an incomplete list of popular alcoholic beverages that are NOT acceptable:

  • Bud Light Lime
  • Fireball
  • Grand Marnier
  • Jack Daniels Honey
  • Kahlua without an acceptable kosher symbol
  • Mike’s Hard Lemonade
  • Scotch aged in Sherry or Port Casks
  • Southern Comfort
  • Vodka: Generally, unflavored vodka in the U.S. is acceptable as long as it is not made from grapes, whey, or wine alcohol. Hanger 1 Vodka is not acceptable which is made from grapes as stated on the bottle.

Kashrut.com has links to a number of Kosher Liquor lists at http://www.kashrut.com/articles/liquor2

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4890

The following kashrus alert is from OK Kosher Certification on February 25, 2015.

Sorel Artisanal Liqueur, Jack From Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY: Jack From Brooklyn is producing and selling Sorel Artisanal Liqueur bearing an unauthorized OK kosher symbol on the label. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4898

The following health alert is from the FDA on February 24, 2015.

Fairway "Like No Other Market" of New York, NY, is recalling Fairway brand Raw Hazelnuts (Filberts), because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The Fairway brand Raw Hazelnuts (Filberts) were distributed to Fairway stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and also through home delivery programs provided by Google and Instacart.
The product is packaged in clear, plastic cello bags of varying weights, each weighing less than one pound. The product bears Item Code 228119 XXXXXX. All “SELL BY” Date codes of May 15, 2015 and earlier are being recalled.
Consumers who purchased the Fairway brand Raw Hazelnuts (Filberts) should return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (855) 856-9566, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm EST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4897

The following kashrus alert are from the OU on February 23, 2015.

Cafe Escapes Café Mocha Specialty, Keurig: The Orthodox Union does not certify Café Escapes Café Mocha Specialty K-Cups. Some advertising for this product features an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4896

The following kashrus alert are from the OU on February 23, 2015.

Grinbin Edamame Frijol de Soya, Grupo Narcisa S.A. de C.V. Mexico: Grinbin Edamame snacks bear an unauthorized OU symbol. The Orthodox Union does not certify any Grinbin snacks, sold in Mexico. Corrective measures are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4895

The following kashrus alert are from the OU on February 17, 2015.

The Orthodox Union no longer certifies any Rizo Lopez products, Rizo Lopez Foods, Modesto CA.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4894

The following health alert is from the FDA on February 18, 2015.

Tri-Union Seafoods, L.L.C dba Chicken of the Sea is recalling Chunk Light Tuna in Water 12oz cans because they may contain metal pieces from a broken piece of equipment used to produce the tuna. The recalled product is Chicken of the Sea brand Chunk Light Tuna, Case UPC is 4800001164 and the Label UPC is 0 4800001164 0. 100 cases (24 cans/case) with a Lot Code: 9R5BE SCAFB, Best By Date: 11/5/17 This product was distributed in the US: GA and FL.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4893

The following Mexican kashrus alert from KMD Mexico translated by google translate on February 20, 2015.

The Kashrus certification of the Sanborns restaurant located in the Centro Comercial El Triangulo ( Tecamachalco ) is temporarily suspended until further notice.

Translated by Google translate: Restaurante Sanborns ubicado en el Centro Comercial El Triangulo (Tecamachalco) está suspendida temporalmente hasta nuevo aviso.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4892

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on February 24, 2015.

Due to a technical malfunction at the Eitan Vaal Farm, all vegetables must be checked / cleaned using the same methods as for regular vegetables*, until further notice.

Kashrut.com has links to information on washing and checking vegetables at www.kashrut.com/consumer/vegetables/#WASHING

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4891
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