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British Kashrus alert: Peanut Hottie Peanut Butter & Chocolate

February 1, 2017: From the London Beth Din:

It has come to our attention that some tubs of Peanut Hottie Peanut Butter & Chocolate Flavour Hot Drink have been mis-labelled with a KLBD Parev logo when they are in fact KLBD Dairy.
Please note that Peanut Hottie Peanut Butter and Peanut Hottie Peanut Butter & Chocolate are certified KLBD Dairy only when bearing a KLBD D logo (or a mis-labelled KLBD logo as explained above).
Products not bearing the KLBD logo are neither kosher certified nor approved.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5804

Kashrus alert - Newton Prime Market, Newton, MA

January 31, 2017 - From KVH Kosher twitter feed:

"Please be aware that KVH Certification of Newton Prime Market in Newton, MA has been REVOKED effective immediately. For Further Inquiries Contact Us: 617-426-2139 ext. 2".

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5803

Marich Confectionery Co. Issues Allergy Alert On Potential Undeclared Almonds In Product

January 26, 2017 - from the FDA:

Marich Confectionery of Hollister, California is voluntarily recalling 4.25oz Valentine Chocolate Caramel Hearts UPC CODE 797817-44440-9 because it may contain Triple Chocolate Toffee which contains almonds.
Product was distributed in California, Oklahoma and Minnesota in retail form.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing almonds was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of almonds. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's packaging processes that resulted in the packaging mix up.
Consumers who have purchased 4.25oz Valentine Chocolate Caramel Hearts are urged to return it Marich Confectionery for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-624-7055 Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5800

Kashrus alert on Mozart Cafe, Phoenix, AZ

January 27, 2017 - from Kosherquest.org and confirmed by the Vaad of Phoenix.

As January 6th, Mozart Cafe, located at Memorial Union in ASU, is no longer certified by the Vaad HaKashruth of Phoenix.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5802

Kosher Alert Golden Flake Hot Thin & Crispy Potato Chips

January 27, 2017 - from the OU:

Golden Flake Hot Thin & Crispy 5.0 oz. Potato Chips, Golden Flake Snack Foods, Inc., Hanover PA:
The Orthodox Union certifies Golden Flake Hot Thin & Crispy Potato Chips as an OU D – Dairy product. This product contains dairy ingredients. Some 5 oz. packages were labeled with a plain OU symbol. This product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5801

Brazilian Kashrus alert on ALFARROBA COM DAMASCO

January 26, 2017 - from the BKD:

Este produto foi publicado por engano e não está aprovado para consumo: ALFARROBA COM DAMASCO

Translated by Google translate:
ALFARROBA COM DAMASCO was published by mistake and is not approved for consumption.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5799

Kashrus advisory - Pure Cold Press Brookline, MA

January 19, 2017 - From KVH Kosher twitter feed:

"We are pleased to announce the updated Kashrus status of PURE COLD PRESS, 326 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446 which is Now Certified DAIRY - CHOLOV YISROEL. Pas Yisroel Is Available Upon Request. For Further Inquiries Contact Us: 617-426-2139 ext. 2.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5797

Kashrus alert - The Milk Street Cafe in Boston MA

January 19, 2017 - From ORC Boston:

Do to a corporate decision, The Milk Street Cafe in Boston Massachusetts will no longer offer any Cholov-Yisroel options at their restaurant or through their catering division.
This change will go into effect Feb-1-2017.
For questions or concerns contact feedback@milkstreetcafe.com

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5796

Kashrus alert on Brendy's Ice Cream, Boynton Beach, FL

January 21, 2017 - From the ORB:

Brendy's Ice Cream, 12369 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach, FL 33437 has been displaying a sign in its window suggesting that it is kosher certified by the ORB. It is not, nor has it ever been, under the supervision of the ORB. The ORB accepts no responsibility for the items sold in the Brendy's at the above address. Corrective action is being taken. For a complete list of ORB-supervised establishments see www.orbkosher.org/facilities.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5795

Fresh, cored pineapple recalled for possible Listeria risk

January 21, 2017 - from the Food Safety News and Lunds&Byerlys:

A grocery chain in the Twin Cities area is recalling fresh-cut, cored pineapple that an unnamed supplier has recalled because of potential contamination with Listeria.
It is not known what other retailers, restaurants or institutions may have received the pineapple recalled by the unnamed supplier. Lunds & Byerlys officials did not respond to requests for comment.
"All Lunds & Byerlys “Our Produce Fresh-Cut Cored Pineapple” with an expiration date on or before January 20, 2017, are included in the recall."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5794
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