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The following kashrus alert is from Vaad of Queens on October 3, 2013.

Please be advised that Haagen Dazs, 61-10 188th St, Fresh Meadows, NY is no longer under the hashgacha of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4349

The following Canadian mustard allergy alert is from the CFIA on October 2, 2013..

Perl's Fine Foods, Toronto, Ontario are warning people with allergies to mustard not to consume the Baldwin St. Kosher brand frankfurters described below. The affected products contain mustard which is not declared on the label. These products are known to have been distributed in Ontario and Québec and may have been distributed nationally.
All codes of the following Baldwin St. Kosher brand products which do not declare mustard in the list of ingredients are affected by this alert:

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC
Baldwin St. Kosher All Beef Frankfurters 375 g 8 32202 00001 0
Baldwin St. Kosher All Beef Frankfurters – Kids Size 375 g 8 32202 00009 6
Baldwin St. Kosher All Beef Cocktail Frankfurters 375 g 8 32202 00004 1
Baldwin St. Kosher Turkey Frankfurters 375 g 8 32202 00011 9
Baldwin St. Kosher All Chicken Frankfurters 375 g 8 32202 00002 7

For more information, consumers and industry can contact: Perl's Fine Foods at 416-248-4235

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4347

The following kashrus alert from the Kof-K on October 2, 2013.

Brickman’s brand Salt & Pepper Kettle Chips, distributed by Gordon Food Service, were inadvertently mislabeled as Kof-K Pareve. This product is certified Kof-K Dairy. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4346

The following Mexican kashrus alert from KMD Mexico posted on Odctober 1, 2013.

A partir de hoy, la Cafetería Jerusalem ubicada en Bolívar No. 96 1er. piso deja de contar con nuestra supervisión.
Translation from Google Translate: Starting today, the Jerusalem Café located in Bolivar No. 96 1st. floor ceases to be certified by KMD.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4345

The following Canadian gluten allergy alert is from the CFIA on September 12, 2013. with additional information on September 18, 2013.

The following Bob's Red Mill brand Sweet White Sorghum Flour has been recalled by Tree of Life Canada UL because of undeclared gluten:

Brand Name Common Name Size Codes(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Bob's Red Mill Sweet White Sorghum Flour 623 g Sell by 11/07/2014
150772 050713
0 39978 30642 5 Allergen - Gluten
Bob's Red Mill 'Sweet' White Sorghum Flour 623 g Sell by 11/07/2014
150772 05071
0 39978 30642 5

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4334

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on October 1, 2013.

"Yogoorus" frozen yoghurt store in Melrose Arch is NOT under Beth Din supervision.
They are displaying, and showing consumers a photocopy of an internal Beth Din letter written by one of the Kashrut secretaries, which dos not relate to their store. This is an internal business letter and NOT a certificate.
Their use and display of the letter which gives the impression that their store and/or products are certified, is intentionally misleading.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4344

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on October 1, 2013.

Wegmans Cherry Mixed Fruit, Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester NY is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Some packaging with UPC Code 77890-25290 mistakenly bears the OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4342

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on September 25, 2013.

Woolworths Monk Fish Fillets erroneously bears the Beth Dion logo. This is not a kosher fish. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4341

The following kashrus advisory is from the OU on September 30, 2013.

The Orthodox Union is now certifying Wonder Bread products in certain (but not all) regions of the USA. Wonder Bread products that are certified by the Orthodox Union bear the OU symbol. Wonder Bread products that do not bear the OU symbol are not certified by the Orthodox Union.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4340

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on September 30, 2013.

Riserva Dante Potato Gnocchi, Riserva Dante, Toronto ON Riserva Dante Potato Gnocchi is not certified by the Orthodox Union and bears an unauthorized OU symbol. This product is sold in Canada. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4339
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