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The following kashrus advisory is from the OU on November 23, 2015.

Beth Israel Hospital Certification Change: Effective on or about December 1, 2015, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, located at First Avenue and 16th Street, New York, NY, will offer Kosher patient meals prepared under hashgacha temidis of the OU, that will be available upon request from a separate menu for patients. Additionally, the Café will have extended hours seven days per week, and sealed kosher food will be available from a dedicated area. A kosher vending machine will also be available. The Café will no longer be OU certified. Both kosher and non-kosher foods will be available to the patients and visitors of Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5229

The following kashrus notice is from the COR Detroit with confirmation from the OU posted on November 23, 2015.

The following JIM BEAM FLAVORED BOURBON WHISKEYS are now OU certified even without the OU symbol on the label:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5228

The following kashrus alert is from the COR Detroit on November 20, 2015.

DANNON OIKOS GREEK YOGURT is being served by some local hospitals to patients who request Kosher. Please be aware that only Dannon Oikos Greek Frozen Yogurt is OU certified, when bearing the OU-D symbol. Other Dannon Oikos yogurts bearing a K are not OU certified and are not recommended.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5227

The following kashrus alert is from the MK on November 18, 2015.

The MK wishes to inform the public that hot chocolate produced by Davids Tea has been inadvertantly mislabeled with a pareve symbol. This product is in fact dairy. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5226

The following kashrus alert is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission on November 17, 2015.

The Juice Bar, 2957 North Druid Hills Road NE, Atlanta, GA located near Publix Toco Hills is no longer under AKC certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5225

The following food safety alert is from the FDA Enforcement Report on November 18, 2015.

One code of Wylwood brand Frozen Whole Kernel Corn was found to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes based on sampling and analysis by the State of Tennessee. Bonduelle USA Inc, Brockport, NY decided to recall other labels and codes produced the same day as the suspect lot as a precaution.
Frozen Corn distributed under the following labels and sizes: (a) WYLWOOD Super Sweet Whole Kernel Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ (1 LB), UPC 051933002401, DISTR. BY: SAVE-A-LOT FOOD STORES LTD. EARTH CITY, MO 63045; (b) MARKET BASKET Cut Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ. (1 LB.), UPC 049705693414, Packed Exclusively for: DEMOULAS SUPERMARKETS, INC. Tewksbury, MA 01876; (c) Bountiful Harvest WHOLE KERNEL CUT CORN, NET WT. 40 OZ. (2.5 LBS.), UPC 822486120597, Marketed by: Independent Marketing Alliance Houston, TX 77079; (d) WEST CREEK FROZEN VEGETABLES Cut Corn, NET WT. 2.5 LBS., UPC 00806795285239. --- The product is packed in poly bags.
Codes: (a) Best By June 2017 K51564 and K51574; (b) Best By June 2017 K51574; (c) Best By June 2017 K51574; (d) Best By June 2017 K51574
Distribution Pattern: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5224

The following food safety alert is from the FDA Enforcement Report on November 18, 2015.

Appeeling Fruit Inc. Dauberville, PA. is voluntarily recalling consumer packages of fresh sliced apples with Best-if-Used-by dates of 09/14/15 and 09/21/15, due to the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. This recall includes the following:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5223

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on November 18, 2015.

TIBI Gourmet Kosher Fried Chicken, FRANQUICIAS KOSHER DE PANAMA S.A., www.kosherfriedchicken.com
Franquicias Kosher de Panama S.A. is advertising kosher fried chicken under the TIBI Gourmet label, bearing an unauthorized OK kosher symbol on the packaging.
OK Kosher Certification does not certify this product.
Corrective action is being taken.

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The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5222

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on November 18, 2015.

As of November 18, 2015, ROSTAN CORPORATION is no longer certified kosher by OK Kosher Certification.
Rostan Corp. has been inactivated due to kashrus violations.


The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on October 19, 2015.

Rostan Bakery Pide Bread, Rostan Bakery, Brooklyn, NY: It has come to our attention that Pide Bread, manufactured by Rostan Bakery on or before October 12, 2015, mistakenly contained a dairy ingredient.
The amount of dairy contained is in a ratio of less than 1/60. Action Corrective measures have been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5181

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on October 29, 2014. This alert has been reissued on November 18, 2015 because the mislabeled product has been seen in stores.

Please be advised that a limited amount of the following Woodpecker products, CIBO VITA, INC. (Fair Lawn, NJ) and sold at T.J. Maxx stores were mistakenly labeled with the OK kosher symbol instead of the OK-D symbol:

THESE PRODUCTS ARE DAIRY. Corrective action is being taken.

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