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The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad of Denver on July 29, 2013.

Madhava Salted Carmel Coffee Syrup is mistakenly labeled Scroll K Parve. It is a Scroll K DAIRY product as it contains DAIRY Cholov Stam ingredients. Corrective measures are being implemented.  

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4280

The following peanut and tree nut allergy alert is from the FDA on July 24, 2013.

Ferrara Candy Company (“Ferrara”) is recalling 6 pound packages of bulk Brach’s Malted Milk Balls because they may contain undeclared tree nuts (i.e., Brazil nuts) and peanuts. The recalled 6 pound packages of Malted Milk Balls were distributed nationwide to retail stores.
The product comes in a 6 pound, clear plastic package packed in a box marked with lot #20130418 on the side and with an expiration date of 04/17/14 stamped on the side. The product is intended to be sold to the consumer in bulk bins. This recall does not apply to any other Brach’s Malted Milk Ball products.
Consumers who have purchased bulk Brach’s Malted Milk Balls and are sensitive to tree nuts and peanuts are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-323-1768, Monday through Friday from 7 am to 5 pm CST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4279

The following British kashrus notice is from the London Beth Din Twitter feed on July 1, 2013.

Dorset Cereals Honey Granola Bars p.35 have been mis-labelled KLBD-D, but they are certified KLBD PAREV!

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4277

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K dated July 1, 2013.

Macknight Smokehouse Salmon Mignon bears an unauthorized KOF-K PARVE. This product is not certified by the Kof-K. Future packaging has been corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4275

The following kashrus alert is from Star-K on July 8, 2013.

Heaven Mills Bakery located at 5614 New Utrecht Ave Brooklyn, NY 11219 is no longer Star-K certified.
Ed. note: They continue to be certified by the Tartikav Beth Din.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4274

The following health alert is from the FDA on July 12, 2013.

Olde Thompson Inc. Oxnard, CA in cooperation with the FDA is recalling Earth’s Pride Organics: Organic Oregano packaged in a 2.2 oz. glass jar with cork closure, Lot #: 060367, 060692, 061252 and 061864 due to possible contamination by Salmonella. .
The recalled product is identified and distributed as follows:


    Earth’s Pride Organics: Organic Oregano 2.2 oz. in glass jar
    UPC code: 400000290942
    Sold exclusively at BJ’s Wholesale Club in CT, DE, FL, GA, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, and VA, between January 1, 2013 and July 10, 2013
The recall affects 1,075 cases Earth’s Pride Organics: Organic Oregano 2.2 oz in glass jar.
Lot # (s): 060367, 060692, 061252 and 061864 located on the bottom of the jar.

Customers who have purchased these products and have any questions should contact a BJ’s Wholesale Club Member Care Representative at 1-800-BJS-CLUB (800-257-2582) available Monday – Friday, 9AM – 7PM E.D.T., Saturday, 9AM – 6PM E.D.T. and Sunday, NOON – 6PM E.D.T.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4272

The following kashrus alert is from Vaad of Queens on July 16, 2013.

Koshertopia has reported that the Cake Land Bakery, located at 1443 York Ave. (corner of 77th St.) has opened under the supervision of the Vaad of Queens.
The Vaad of Queens has stated that "Please be advised that we do NOT presently give Hashgacha to this store.
We have had talks with them but nothing as of yet."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4273

The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis on July 12, 2013.

Please be advised that the Schnucks Bakery 8” Plain Angel Food Cake has been reformulated and is now Dairy. New labels will bear the OV-D symbol. Schnucks Bakery 8” Plain Angel Food Cakes now in stores bearing just the OV are Dairy.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4271

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on July 11, 2013.

In the light of new information received from the manufacturers, all varieties of Snack a Jacks listed on p.51 & 79 are no longer approved.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4270

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on July 11, 2013.

Chupa Chups Crazy Dips Strawberry listed on p.41 were approved Dairy, but have changed formulation and are now Not Kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4269
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