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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

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

El Mexicano Casero Queso Fresco Whole Milk Cheese, Marquez Brothers International, San Jose, CA, is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Some labels were printed with an OU mark on them. Corrective actions have been implemented. Orthodox Union does not certify this product. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4338

The following Canadian kashrus alert is from the COR with additional information from the Rabbinical Council of New England (KVH) on Sept 16,2013.

Great Taste Variety Cheesecake is sold at Giant Tiger stores. It bears an unauthorized COR with no dairy designation. The product is DAIRY and kosher certified by another certifying agency. Corrective action is being taken to ensure correct labeling.

Ed. note from the KVH: The Rabbinical Council of New England certifies this product as kosher and dairy.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4337

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on September 12, 2013.

Hero Nut Cocoa Spread, Hero AG, Switzerland mistakenly bears an OU symbol. The Orthodox Union does not certify this product. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4336

The following egg allergy alert is from FDA on September 11, 2013.

Schwebel Baking Company, Solon, OH recalled 18,979 units of Golden Rich Buns with Honey due to mislabeling and undeclared egg.
The recalled units were distributed to retail outlets and restaurants in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New York, West Virginia, and Michigan between Monday, September 9, 2013 and Tuesday, September 10, 2013. No other products are involved. The mislabeled product can be identified as follows:

NameSizeLot #UPC Code
Golden Rich Buns18ozCAFC8W - Best By Sept 21071319000838
Golden Rich Buns18ozCAFC7B - Best By Sept 20071319000838

Customers may return affected product to the retailer where it was purchased for full refund or call Schwebel Baking Company 24 hour Customer Service line at 1-800-860-2867.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4335

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on September 12, 2013.

Please be advised that Mott's Apple White Grape Juice sold by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, St. Louis, MO was was mistakenly labeled with the OK Kosher symbol.
THIS PRODUCT NOT CERTIFIED BY OK KOSHER.
Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4333

The following Brazilian kashrus alert is from BDK Brazil on Sept. 12, 2013.

O SAGU DE UVA DA DR. OETKER DEIXOU DE SER KASHER DEVIDO A ALTERAÇÕES NA COMPOSIÇÃO.
INFORMAÇÃO:  As embalagens que informam "contém polpa de uva" já estão proibidas.   
As embalagens que informam quot;contém aroma artificial de uva" ainda são permitidas.
Translation from Google translate: The SAGU GRAPE DR. OETKER KASHER BE DISCONTINUED DUE TO CHANGES IN THE COMPOSITION.
INFORMATION: The packages that inform "contains pulp? Grape" are already prohibited. The packages that inform? "Contains artificial flavoring? Grape" still allowed.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4332

The following almond alergy alert is from FDA on September 9, 2013.

Talenti® Gelato & Sorbetto is voluntarily initiating a product recall of Talenti German Chocolate Cake Gelato pints with the UPC # 1 8685200063 1 with a BEST BY DATE of 11/04/2014 M1, 11/24/2014 M1, and 11/24/2014 M2 as a precautionary measure. The recall was initiated after it was discovered by the firm that the product may contain undeclared almonds.
This recall affects pints of product with the BEST BY DATE of 11/04/2014 M1, 11/24/2014 M1, and 11/24/2014 M2 on the bottom of the container.
Consumers in possession of the recalled product that have an allergy to almonds should not consume it and should discard it. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (612) 455-8104, Monday – Friday, 7am – 7pm, EDT.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4331

The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on September 11 2013.

Cambridge & Thames (C&T) Honey Roasted Peanuts mistakenly bears the STAR-K symbol. In fact, it should bear the STAR-D symbol and is Dairy/Non-Cholov Yisroel.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4330
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