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The following kashrus alert is from the Scroll-K (Vaad HaKashrus of Denver) on April 30, 2013.

Hammond’s Butterscotch Candy Canes and Lollipops, Butterscotch 1 oz have a Scroll K DE designation. These products are kosher certified, and are possibly DAIRY. They should be treated as certified Scroll K DAIRY. Corrective measures have been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4198

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on April 29, 2013.

Please be advised that KETTLE COOKED POTATO CHIPS - Zesty Cheddar produced by RYE STREET, Phoenix, AZ was mistakenly packed with a plain OK Kosher symbol. THIS PRODUCT IS DAIRY. CORRECTIVE MEASURES ARE BEING TAKEN.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4197

The following dairy allergy alert is from the FDA a on April 26, 2013.

ConAgra Foods, Inc.,is voluntarily recalling packages of its Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn that may contain an undeclared allergen, milk. Certain bags of the Kettle Korn flavored ready-to-eat popcorn may have inadvertently been filled with white cheddar flavored popcorn, which contains an allergen, milk. The milk allergen is not declared on the Kettle Korn product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with this product. This product was shipped to food stores and distributors nationwide. The affected product, Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor popcorn, is packaged in 5.0-ounce and 1.5-ounce red poly bags with an Orville Redenbacher’s graphic logo and picture of the popcorn product on the front panel. This voluntary recall is limited to Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn packaged in 5.0-ounce and 1.5-ounce red poly bags bearing the following UPC and Sell By dates. The UPC code is printed on the back of each bag, in the lower left corner. The Sell By date is also printed on the back of the bag, in the upper right corner. No other Orville Redenbacher’s products are impacted.

  • Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn 5.0-ounce packages
    Case UPC: 27000 52321
    Unit UPC: 0 27000 52321 6
    Lot Codes: 5486234100, 5486234200, 5486234300
    Best By Dates: SEP 02 2013, SEP 03 2013, SEP 04 2013
  • Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn 1.5-ounce packages
    Case UPC: 27000 52325
    Unit UPC: 0 27000 52325 4
    Lot Codes: 5486234200, 5486234300
    Best By Dates: SEP 03 2013, SEP 04 2013
This product is a food safety concern only for people who are allergic to milk.
In the event that consumers have purchased the impacted product, they should destroy it. Consumers who may have questions about this issue and/or wish to receive replacement product may call 866-518-4177, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The issue was discovered after a consumer found white cheddar flavored popcorn in a Kettle Korn package and contacted the company. ConAgra Foods has taken the precautionary measure of notifying the FDA and is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,000 cases of the product shipped to retail food locations nationwide. ConAgra Foods will work with retail customers to ensure that the recalled products are removed from store shelves.
Ed. note: This is an allergen and not a kashrus issue, since the product bears a dairy kosher symbol.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4196

The following allergen ingredient notice is from FoodAllergy.org dated April, 2013.

McKee Foods Corporation is adding soy flour to the recipes of many Little Debbie® , Sunbelt ® Bakery and Fieldstone® brand products. Additionally, the allergen advisory statement for some products will be changing. If you have food allergies or purchase food for someone with food allergies, please always read the labeling on the product package for the most accurate information. If you have questions please phone our Consumer Affairs staff at 800-522-4499 for further information.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4195

The following allergen ingredient notice is from FoodAllergy.org dated Setember 2012.

Flowers Foods would like you to know that it is adding the following allergen advisory statement, “Manufactured on shared equipment that also processes products containing tree nuts and peanuts” to the packaging of snack cakes and pastries that are made at a bakery that is now producing items containing peanut butter. These products are sold under the following Flowers brands: Blue Bird, Broad Street Bakery, Derst, Mountain Farms, Mrs. Freshley’s, and Our Special Touch. This is a voluntary advisory statement. Packaging with the updated statement will begin appearing on store shelves in late September 2012. Flowers Foods strongly recommends you read all product labels for the most accurate allergen information. For more information, please contact Flowers Consumer Relations Center at (866) 245-8921.---Nestle USA would like you to know that it has added the precautionary statement “may contain wheat” to labels of Nestea® 100% Tea Unsweetened Iced Tea Mix and Nestea® 100% Tea Unsweetened Decaffeinated Iced Tea Mix. This new packaging will be in market beginning in late September, early October 2012. Consumers with questions can call Nestle USA at (800) 637-8535.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4194

The following Brazilian kashrus alert is from BDK Brazil on April 23, 2013.

A partir de 24/04/2013 os produtos abaixo, fabricados pela VEG VITA, não estão mais sob a supervisão da BDK:

  • hambúrguer vegetariano com espinafre
  • hambúrguer vegetariano com legumes
  • hambúrguer vegetariano sabor frango

Translation from Google translate: From 24.04.2013 the following products manufactured by VITA VEG are no longer under the supervision of BDK:
  • veggie burger with spinach
  • veggie burger with vegetables
  • veggie burger chicken flavor

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4193

The following kashrus advisory is from the OK Kosher Certification on April 23, 2013.

OK Kosher Certification would like to advise the public that Tumbador Chocolate, Brooklyn, NY will no longer be producing Pareve chocolates.
Tumbador Chocolate continues to offer a variety of Dairy products labeled with the OK-D symbol. (Non Cholov Yisroel).

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4192

The following kashrus advisory is from the OK Kosher Certification on August 16, 2012 and reissued April 23, 2013.

Please be advised that OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION does NOT certify any Red Mango Frozen Yogurt stores. Red Mango Original Yogurt and Red Mango Classic Yogurt are certified by OK Kosher Certification as kosher dairy (OK-D - cholov stam) IN THEIR ORIGINAL SEALED PACKAGES. OK Kosher Certification is not responsible for the kashrus of any other product, equipment or process used in any Red Mango stores.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3944

The following kashrus alert is from the COR Detroit on April 18, 2013.

LAWASH brand K-COR certified flatbread bearing the date code 107041713 is not Pas Yisroel.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4190

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on April 18 , 2013.

A sign with an OU symbol was posted in the Yo Fresh frozen yogurt store in Newton MA. The Orthodox Union does not certify that store or any Yo Fresh frozen yogurt store. Corrective measures are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4189
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