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The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on December 29, 2014.

Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients of Gonzales, Texas is voluntarily recalling cumin products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins.

Consumer UPC #SizeDescriptionBest Buy Date
0413130172242.82 oz (80g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap9/23/2016
0413130172242.82 oz (80g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/27/2016
0413130172242.82 oz (80g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/28/2016
0413130172317.48 oz (212g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/3/2016
0413130172317.48oz(212g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/27/2016
0413130195252.82 oz (80g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap9/23/2016
0413130195252.82 oz (80g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap9/24/2016
0413130195252.82 oz (80g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/7/2016
0413130195252.82 oz (80g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap11/11/2016
0413130195252.82 oz (80g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap12/5/2016
0413130195326.70 OZ (190g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap11/7/2016
0413130195326.70 OZ (190g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap12/18/2016
04131302312616 oz (454g)Adams Ground Cumin- Green/Brown Fine Ground Powder in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap8/26/2016
04131302352216.82 oz (477g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/7/2016
04131302352216.82 oz (477g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/8/2016
04131302352216.82 oz (477g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap12/10/2016
04131302352216.82 oz (477g)Adams Chili Powder-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap12/11/2016
04131302372018 oz (511g)Adams Menudo Seasoning-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/22/2016
0413130238125.26 oz (149g)Adams Jamaican Jerk Seasoning-Yellow Ground Seasoning Blend with Dark Specks in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/16/2016
04131302433813.47 oz (382g)Adams Brisket Rub- Reddish Orange Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap9/30/2016
04131302434532 oz (908g)Adams Brisket Rub- Reddish Orange Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap9/30/2016
04131302488839 oz (1115g)Adams Multi Seasoning-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap8/28/2016
04131302488830 oz (851.25g)Adams Multi Seasoning-Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Rectangular Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap9/30/2016
0413130262193.03 oz (86g)Adams Pinto Bean Seasoning- Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap10/27/2016
0413130457464.79 oz (136g)Adams Reserve Southwestern Rub- Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Square Glass Bottle with Silver Cap14288
0413130458767.41 oz (210g)Adams Reserve Jamaican Jerk Rub- Yellow Ground Seasoning Blend with Dark Specks in Square Glass Bottle with Silver Cap14330
74295583461210oz (283.5g)Earl Campbell Rib Rub- Reddish Ground Seasoning Blend in Clear Round Plastic Bottle with Yellow Cap.9/30/2014

See attached product labels

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through web orders.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 512-359-3059 from 9 am to 4 pm CST Monday-Friday, or visit www.AdamsExtract.com for additional information.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4807

The following change of certification is from the Rabbinical Council of California and the OU on December 25, 2014.

SUPER PITA products (Reseda, Ca) are no longer Kosher certified by Kehilla, even if the product bears the Hear-K logo.
This brand was bought by Mediterranean Bakery and is certified by the OU baked Pas Yisrael at that location.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4806

The following information is from the Rabbinical Council of California on December 24, 2014.

BAGGED PRE-WASHED ICEBERG LETTUCE AND CABBAGE : The RCC currently monitors the infestation rates in bagged pre-washed iceberg lettuce and bagged pre-washed cabbage. At this time both are acceptable to use out of the bag without further washing.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4805

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on December 26, 2014.

PERNOD ABSINTHE 68% Vol listed on p.113 of The Really Jewish Food Guide 2014 as approved Parev is now made with grape alcohol and is therefore NOT KOSHER.
Pernod Absinthe 40% is still approved Parev.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4804

The following kashrus alert is from cRc on December 23, 2014.

Hammer Gel Energy Fuel mistakenly bears an incorrect cRc kosher pareve logo. This product is indeed dairy (Cholov Stam). Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4803

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on December 24, 2014.

Please be advised that MR. NUTZ, 723 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11223 is no longer certified by OK Kosher Certification.


The following kashrus advisory is from the OK on November 19, 2014.

MR. NUTZ, 723 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11223:
The OK only certifies pareve platters and gift baskets prepared in the store, when bearing the OK kosher symbol. Prepackaged goods in the store are under their respective hashgocha.
OK Kosher Certification does not certify any offsite equipment rentals or facilities on behalf of Mr. Nutz.
If anyone received or receives a claim of this nature, please notify our office immediately.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4767

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on December 23, 2014.

Wegman’s Special Blend Grilled Vegetables bear an unauthorized KOF-K. Wegman’s has removed all the affected product from the shelves in their stores and warehouses and will be correcting the labels.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4802

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on December 22, 2014.

Faragello Food Industries Frozen Spinach, The Egyptian Food Compnay, Alexandria Egypt: Faragello Frozen Spinach is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Some Frozen Spinach packaging was printed with an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective measures have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4801

The following peanut and almond allergy alert is from the FDA on December 19, 2014 .

Reily Foods Co., New Orleans, announced today it is recalling certain Carroll Shelby brand and Wick Fowler brand chili seasoning kits after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third-party supplier contain peanut and almond allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements.
This recall affects the following products:

Consumer UPC # Unit Size Item Description Best By Date Range
0-00-72396-10000-8 4oz Carroll Shelby Chili Mix July 1, 2016- Nov 21, 2016
0-00-72396-10019-0 3oz Carroll Shelby White Chicken Chili July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00069-8 3.625oz Wick Fowler 2-Alarm Chili Kit July 1, 2016- Dec 08, 2016
0-00-71092-00111-4 3.03oz Wick Fowler False Alarm Chili Kit Sept 02, 2016- Dec 02, 2016

The recalled products were distributed in retail stores nationwide.

This recall was initiated in consultation with the FDA after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut and almond allergens. Reily Foods Co. is receiving these ingredients from other sources in anticipation of resuming production shortly.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-535-1961 between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm Central Standard Time or visit www.reilyfoods.com

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4800

The following health alert is from the FDA on December 19, 2014 .

After Perfect Bar’s routine product testing, the company is issuing a nationwide recall of specific lot numbers of its Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch flavor recipes due to potential contamination of Salmonella.
Perfect Bar’s recalled Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch products have packaging and/or wrappers with the expiration date and lot codes listed below. The recalled product has reached the distributor, retail and end user level.

BRANDFLAVOR SIZEUPC CODEEXP DATELOT CODE
Perfect BarPeanut Butter2.5 oz8-55569-00302-909-02-15

02814

Perfect BarCranberry Crunch1.6 oz8-55569-00311-109-02-1502814
Perfect BarVariety Pack (Costco)1 lb 9.6 oz8-55569-00313-509-02-15
09-01-15
11-24-15

02814V
02914V
03714V

Consumers who have any products associated with this recall should dispose of them immediately. Consumers who have any questions about the recalled products are encouraged to contact Perfect Bar Monday through Saturday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM PST at 866-628-8548, extension 3.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4799
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