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The following kashrus alert is from the Dallas K on November 13, 2014.

Several Senza Glutine products were inadvertently labeled as DK D. Hoagie Rolls are indeed certified as DK Parve. Brownies are certified as DK D. No other Senza products are certified at this time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4755

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on November 10, 2014.

Please be advised that Charlie’s Chipotle Beer Cheese Flavored Seasoning (manufactured by Triad Mfg., Carlisle, KY) bears an unauthorized OK kosher symbol on the label. OK Kosher Certification does not certify any Charlie’s Seasoning products. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4754

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 10, 2014.

ChocoMint Candy, Cedrinca, Polpenazze del Garda Italy: Cedrinca candies with the OU or OU D symbol are certified by the Orthodox Union. Cedrina ChocoMint candies contain dairy ingredients, as indicated in the ingredient statement. Some ChocoMint packaging was mistakenly labeled with a plain OU symbol, without the D -Dairy symbol. Corrective measures have been implemented. Please note that Cedrina candies without 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=A4753

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 10, 2014.

The Orthodox Union certifies SuperEats Cheddar Kale + Chia Chips, A & C Snacks, NY NY as an OU-D Dairy product. This product contains dairy ingredients, as indicated in the ingredient and allergen statements. Some packaging was mistakenly printed with an OU mark, without the D-Dairy designation. Corrective measures have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4752

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on November 10, 2014.

Please be advised that a limited amount of CHOCOLATE ORCHARD Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds and Dark Chocolate Covered Cashews produced by CIBO VITA, INC. (Fair Lawn, NJ) were mistakenly labeled with the OK kosher symbol instead of the OK D symbol. THESE PRODUCTS ARE DAIRY, Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4751

The following health alert is from the FDA posted on November 7, 2014.

Marin Foods Specialties, Inc. of Byron, CA is voluntarily recalling Organic Raw Almonds (bitter almonds), due to them possibly containing elevated levels of naturally occurring hydrogen cyanide according to laboratory test results.
Bitter almonds are the wild form of the edible "sweet almonds." Bitter almonds contain a chemical called glycoside amygdalin, which becomes transformed into toxic prussic acid (hydrogen cyanide) after they are crushed or chewed. Eating foods that contain prussic acid may result in some or all of the following signs and clinical symptoms within minutes: dizziness, headache, nausea and vomiting, rapid breathing, rapid heart rate, restlessness, and weakness. Exposure to higher quantities of food containing prussic acid may cause other more serious health effects including convulsions, loss of consciousness, low blood pressure, lung injury, slow heart rate, and respiratory failure leading to death. Showing these signs and symptoms does not necessarily mean that a person has been exposed to cyanide. Treatment with supportive measures and available specific and efficacious antidotes frequently allows survival.
The products were labeled as “Whole Foods Market Organic Raw Almonds Imported from Italy” and “Whole Foods Market Organic Raw Almonds Imported from Spain,” and were packaged in 13.5 oz. plastic tubs. The recalled products have sell-by dates from 4/18/15 to 6/7/15 and a UPC code of UPC 9-99482-00071-7. The recalled product was distributed to Whole Foods Market stores only in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Reno, Nevada and Boise, Idaho. The list is here.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4750

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Twitter feed on November 7, 2014.

A limited amount Kraft shake'nBake Herb&Parmesan CrustMix with OKD symbol is NOT kosher. UPC 066188128516 BBdate 16AU25 & 16SE23 dist in CANADA.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4749

The following kashrus and dairy allergy alert is from the Seattle Vaad and the FDA posted on November 7, 2014.

Seattle Vaad: Pleased be advised that some packages labeled Schwartz Brothers Everything Bagel kosher pareve are actually bagels with cheese on top that have been mislabeled. If you have purchased this product recently, please carefully check to see if there is cheese on top. The product has been recalled and corrective action has been taken.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Seattle Vaad at 206-760-0805

FDA: Schwartz Brothers Bakery of Seattle, Washington is recalling "Everything Bagels" because product contains milk but it is not declared as the ingredient on the label. Product was distributed between 10/9/14 and 11/5/14 through the QFC retail stores of the Washington and Portland, Oregon areas.
The product was packed in clear 4-pack plastic bag, with visible image of cheese melted on top of the bagels. “Everything Bagels” has the UPC number 7 17887 23121 1 and the “best by” dates of 10/14/14 to 11/10/14.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing Cheese was distributed in packaging with a label that did not declare "Milk" in the ingredients statement and Contains statement. The label however has a statement indicating that the item is “"roduced in a facility that processes Egg, Milk, Soy, Wheat."
Consumers who have purchased Schwartz Brothers Bakery “Everything Bagels” at QFC store are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 888-970-6938 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM pacific time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4748

The following Israeli health alert is from the Janglol.net and Israeli health ministry on November 4, 2014

Unilever would like to notify the public that during a routine check of certain products, the company has decided to recall these products because there is a possibility that the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes may be present:

  • Klik Ugi 75 grams with use-by dates from 8 July 2015 to 15 July 2015
  • Klik XL Ugiot v'Deganim 85 grams with use-by dates from 16 July 2015 to 18 July 2015
  • Klik In Nougat Halavi 38 grams with use-by dates from 31 March 2015 to 3 April 2015
Consumers who have purchased this product are asked to refrain from eating it, to call 1-800-780-780 (Israeli number) to receive a replacement product have have the recalled product collected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4747

The following kashus alert is from the Wisconsin K posted on November 5, 2014

The following snack mix products packaged by Great Skott under the supervision of Wisconsin K are Dairy. The kosher logo has the word "Dairy" printed too small to see:

    Guacamole Medley
  • Tailgate Mix
  • Man Mix
  • Party Mix
  • Sourdough Pretzels - All Flavors
  • Granola: Honey Nut & Chocolate Cranberry

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4746
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