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The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis on December 18, 2013.

Effective immediately, The Cookies and Popcorn Factory, located at 8149 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130, is no longer under the supervision of the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4430

The following kashrus reminder is from the Vaad of Denver on December 15, 2013.

Near East Rice, Couscous and other grain mixes bearing an OU symbol, come in 3 categories: PARVE (plain OU), OU-MEAT, and OU-DAIRY. Those bearing OU-MEAT contain actual meat ingredients, even if no meat ingredients are listed. Those bearing OU-DAIRY contain actual dairy ingredients. Each package should be checked carefully to determine its correct status.
Near East Pasta mix products with Delicate Sauce are NOT kosher and do NOT bear an OU.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4428

The following Canadian milk allergy alert is from the CFIA, American allergy alert from the FDA and kashrus alert confirmed by the OU on December 11, 2013.

Advantage Health Matters, Cheektowaga, NY is recalling Organic Traditions brand Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts and Dark Chocolate Almonds from the marketplace because they contain milk which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to milk should not consume the recalled products described below. The following products have been sold nationally.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts 227 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 00701 5
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts 100 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 01400 6
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts Sold in Bulk* All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared None
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts with Chili 227 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 00703 9
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts with Chili 100 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 01450 1
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Hazelnuts with Chili Sold in Bulk* All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared None
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds 227 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 00705 3
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds 100 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 01500 3
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds Sold in Bulk* All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared None
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds with Chili 227 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 00707 7
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds with Chili 100 g All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared 8 54260 01550 8
Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Almonds with Chili Sold in Bulk* All lot codes where the possible presence of milk/dairy is not declared None

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4423

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on December 10, 2013.

7-Select Steak Lover’s Flavored Potato Chips, 7-Eleven Dallas TX sold in 7-eleven stores, are certified by the Orthodox Union and contain dairy ingredients, as indicated in the allergen statement and ingredient panel. Some packaging have 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=A4426

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on December 10, 2013.

Organic Traditions Dark Chocolate Sacha Inchi Seeds, Health Matters America Inc. Cheektowaga, NY are not certified by the Orthodox Union and bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4424

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on December 11, 2013.

Please be advised that SETTON PROBIOTIC YOGURT TREAT MIX produced by SETTON INTERNATIONAL FOODS, INC. (Commack, NY) was mistakenly labeled with the ~ pareve Kosher symbol instead of the OK Dairy. THIS PRODUCT IS DAIRY. A recall is underway and labels have been corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4425

The following kashrus alert is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council on December 5, 2013.

"Effective immediately, due to kashruth violations, salmon caviar sold under the brand name Wild Alaska and distributed by Health Garden Corp. is no longer certified as kosher under the Chicago Rabbinical Council (cRc)."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4420

The following kashrus alert is from the Kosher Supervisors of Wisconsin on December 6, 2013.

Rishi Bordeaux Tea - was mislabeled with a Wisconsin Kosher Symbol The product contains "red wine grape skins" and is not Kosher. Corrective measure are being taken. All other Rishi Tea products bearing the Wisconsin Kosher symbol are fine.
If you have any questions, email the Kosher Supervisors of Wisconsin at info@kosherwisconsin.com or call 414.573.9353.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4422

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on December 6, 2013.

American Farmer 24 Pack Box, American Farmer Brands Inc. Brooklyn, NY: American Farmer popcorns are certified by the Orthodox Union. Some are pareve, with a plain OU symbol and some are dairy with an OU D symbol. American Farmer popcorn is being sold in 24 pack boxes with a plain OU on the box. The box contains properly labeled varieties of both pareve and dairy popcorns. Corrective measures have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4421

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on December 4, 2013.

Please be advised that Terra Mia Whole Peeled Tomatoes (product of Italy) imported and distributed by IMPORTATION ALIMENTAIRE MEGA INC (Montreal, QC) is being sold with an unauthorized OK kosher symbol OK on the label. THIS ITEM IS NOT OK KOSHER CERTIFIED. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4419
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