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The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on June 2, 2014.

A limited amount of Thomas English Muffin Toasting Bread was inadvertently labeled with the KOF-K DAIRY logo. This bread contains dairy ingredients and is not certified by the Kof-K.
Corrective action has been taken.The Orthodox Union certifies Kellogg’s Special K White Fudge Dipped Pretzels, K

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4589

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on May 27, 2014.

The Orthodox Union certifies Kellogg’s Special K White Fudge Dipped Pretzels, Kellogg's Snacks, Battle Creek MI as an OU-D Dairy product. This product contains dairy ingredients as indicated on the ingredient and allergen statements. Some packaging mistakenly bear a plain OU without the D -Dairy designation. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4588

The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad Harabonim of MetroWest on May 30, 2014.

The Vaad Harabonim of MetroWest announces to the general community that its kosher certification relationship with Fumio Grill and Sushi located at 21 E. Northfield Road in Livingston, NJ and its associated entities "Your Bite of Heaven" as well as "Feinschmecker" caterers and products, will end at the close of business today, May 30, 2014.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4587

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on May 27, 2014.

Slimming World Hi Fi Deluxe Peanut Heaven Bar listed on The Really Jewish Food Guide 2014 p.85 as certified KLBD Dairy has changed supplier and is no longer approved.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4585

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on May 27, 2014.

Baskin Robbins Strawberry Cheesecake listed on p.68 of The Really Jewish Food Guide 2014 as certified KLBD Dairy has changed formulation and is now Not Kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4584

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on May 27, 2014.

Approval of Ricola sweets listed on p.46 of The Really Jewish Food Guide 2014 is now only applies to sweets in bags, which are still Parev. Sticks are not approved.
The following are approved:

  • Cherry Honey
  • Honey Herb
  • Lemon Mint
  • Mixed Berry
  • Original Herb

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4583

The following Mexican kashrus alert from KMD Mexico on May 27, 2014 (Translation by Rabbi Moshe Peretz).

Los siguientes productos ya NO cuentan con nuestra supervisión:
Sunnys (Mehadrín/Parve):

  • Jarabe para preparar Bebida sabor Horchata
  • Jarabe para preparar Bebida sabor Jamaica.
  • Jarabe para preparar Bebida sabor Tamarindo.

Translation:
The following Summy's are no longer certified by KMD:

  • Jarabe para preparar Bebida sabor Horchata
  • Jarabe para preparar Bebida sabor Jamaica.
  • Jarabe para preparar Bebida sabor Tamarindo.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4582

The following health alert is from the FDA on May 23, 2014.

Sun Tree LLC is voluntarily recalling walnuts comprising of 46 cases of 24 count 12oz produce bags, California Grown Shelled Walnuts, Lot No. 42720, Best by 12/11/2014 UPC code, 69887507806, because it has been determined that there is a possibility of contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
These products were sold to retailers in Kansas City KS in March of 2014.
The voluntary recall was initiated after FDA sampling detected Listeria monocytogenes in walnuts from a California supplier, Golden State Foods, that also supplied the walnuts that were packed for retail in Kansas City, KS. Even though third party lab testing of product packed did not reveal any harmful pathogen, in cooperating with FDA and for care of our customers we are participating in this voluntary recall. All walnuts processed in the facility during the same timeframe as the product found positive are being recalled to ensure the highest degree of public safety.
Consumers who have purchased walnuts are urged not to consume them. Consumers are advised to dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with any questions may call Glen Kerby at (623)-707-5604, 8:30a.m. to 5 p.m. CST weekdays.


The following health alert is from the FDA on May 23, 2014.

Belleville Farmer’s Market of Belleville, IL is recalling its packages of Shelled Walnuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled Shelled Walnuts were distributed in our Belleville retail stores.
The product comes in an 8 ounce, clear plastic package marked with a Farmer’s Market label indicating pack dates from March 2014 through May 2014.
Consumers who have purchased 8 ounce packages of Shelled Walnuts are urged to return them to 1901 N. Belt West for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-618-235-9500.


The following health alert is from the FDA on May 21, 2014.

St. Louis-based Sherman Produce is voluntarily recalling walnuts comprising of 241 cases of bulk walnuts packaged in 25 lb bulk cardboard boxes and Schnucks brand 10 oz trays with UPC 00338390032 with best by dates 03/15 and 04/15 because the products are potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
These products were sold to retailers in MO and IL from March – May 2014.
Consumers who have purchased walnuts are urged not to consume them. Consumers are advised to dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with any questions may call Sherman Produce at 314-231-2896, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST weekdays.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4580

The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on May 21, 2014.

KIND Healthy Snacks (KIND) is voluntarily recalling STRONG & KIND bars as well as KIND Healthy Grains Maple Pumpkin Seeds with Sea Salt bars after learning that, contrary to KIND's strict quality specifications, its supplier roasted pumpkin seeds using equipment that had also been used to roast peanuts.
The five STRONG & KIND bars that are affected by the recall are clearly labeled on the packaging: Roasted Jalapeño, Honey Smoked BBQ, Thai Sweet Chili, Honey Mustard, and Hickory Smoked. In addition, KIND Healthy Grains Maple Pumpkin Seeds with Sea Salt bars are also clearly labeled.
The six bars were distributed nationally in supermarkets and other retail food and non-food outlets.
Customers with questions or who would like product replacements or refunds may contact the company 1 855.884.5463 Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST or e-mail the company at customerservice@kindsnacks.com.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4581

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on May 21, 2014.

Please be advised that RASHABOV BAKERY (314 Belleville Turnpike, Kearny, NJ) is no longer certified by OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION If you see this product on the market with the OK kosher symbol, please call the OK at 718-756-7500.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4579
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