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The following kashrus advisory is from OK Kosher Certification on February 13, 2013.

Please be advised that as of the date of this notice, OK Kosher Certification has reinstated the kashrus certification of Golden Glow Cookie Co., Inc., Bronx, NY.


The following kashrus alert is from OK Kosher Certification on January 4, 2013.

"Please be advised that Golden Glow Cookie Co., Inc is no longer certified by OK Kosher Certification. Kosher certification has been revoked due to kashrus violations."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4090

The following kashrus alert is from VHG on February 15, 2013.

Please be advised that GEULLA PIZZA , 605 MIDDLE NECK ROAD, GREAT NECK, NY is no longer under the supervision of the VAAD HARABONIM OF QUEENS.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4138

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on February 18, 2013.

STARBUCKS 10oz. CONTAINER TOASTED MARSHMALLOW HOT COCOA distributed by Conifer Specialties mistakenly bear the KOF-K Symbol. This is a non-kosher item. Corrective action is being taken.
Currently, no Starbucks Hot Cocoa Marshmallow products are certified by Kof-K Supervision.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4137

The following change in koshe status is from the Star-K on February 15, 2013.

Chocolate and chocolate products, both light and dark chocolate produced by: The Chocolate Printing Co and Chocolography of Inwood, NY and Tasty Image of Jupiter, Florida are no longer Star-K pareve certified. They are now Dairy and Star-D certified when bearing the Star-D symbol.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4135

The following milk allergy and kashrus alert is from the FDA and the Triangle K posted on February 16, 2013.

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) of New Ulm, Minn., in cooperation with Gordon Food Service (GFS), is recalling pudding labeled as GFS Lemon Pudding but contains vanilla pudding. Milk is an ingredient in this vanilla pudding. GFS Lemon Pudding does not declare milk on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.
The following product is affected:
GFS Lemon Pudding (113 ounce cans) with UPC Number 9390110676 and Lot # 3T12354C printed on the end of the can. These cans would be found in shipping cases labeled GFS Vanilla Pudding with Lot # 3T12354C printed on the outside of the case.
Only GFS Lemon Pudding cans with Lot # 3T12354C are affected by this recall. The recalled product was distributed in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that some cans labeled as lemon pudding contained vanilla pudding. Consumers are advised to return these cans to the store where they were purchased for a refund. nyone requiring more information may contact AMPI Consumer Affairs at 888-587-4674, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Standard Time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4134

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on February 14, 2013.

CREAM CHEESE BACON & SCALLIONS distributed by Bruegger’s mistakenly bear the KOF-K symbol. This is a non-kosher item. Corrective action is being taken. The product may be returned for refund.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4133

The following kashrus alert concerning is from the COR on February 13, 2013.

Prosperity Foods/Crown Nut Co Pure Milk Chocolate Almonds were inadvertently labeled without a 'dairy' designation on the COR logo, however it does indicate milk in the product name. This product is dairy. Corrective action is being taken to ensure correct labeling.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4132

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

Out of an abundance of caution, Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of select Organic Baby Spinach products with the potential to be contaminated with (EHEC) Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli. The products subject to the recall are limited to the following:

Brand

Item Description

UPC Number

Best By

State

 

Central Market Organics

 

Organic - Baby Spinach 16 oz. tray

 

0-41220-18534-4

 

2/24/2013

 

TX

 

Full Circle Organic

 

Organic - Baby Spinach 16 oz. tray

 

0-36800-28875-1

 

2/24/20013

 

CA

 

Marketside Organic

 

Organic - Baby Spinach 5 oz. tray

 

6-81131-32898-2

 

2/24/2013

 

AR,CO,LA,NM, OK,TX

 

 

Simple Truth Organic

 

 

Organic - Baby Spinach 5  oz. tray

 

 

0-11110-91128-5

 

 

2/24/2013

 

AK, AZ,CA,CO,ID, LA, MO, MT,
NM, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY

 

 

 

Taylor Farms Organic

 

 

 

Organic - Baby Spinach 16 oz. tray

 

 

 

0-30223-04780-3

 

 

 

2/24/2013

 

AL,AR,AZ, CA,CO,DE,FL,GA, HI,IA,ID,IN,IL,KS, KY,LA,MD,MO,M N,MS,MT,NC,NE, NM,NV,NJ,NY,OK
,PA,SC,TN,TX,UT, VA,WI,WY

Customers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume the products and should dispose of them. Consumers may contact Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. for further information at 855-293-9811. Consumers with concerns about an illness from consumption of this product should contact a health care provider.<

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4131

The following kashrus alert is from the Upper Midwest K on February 12, 2013.

Please be advised that all products produced by Ferrara Pan Candy Company and certified by UMKosher must have a UMK symbol on the packaging to be accepted as Kosher.

If you have any questions contact the UMK at rabbiz@umkosher.com.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4130

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

Effective Feb 10,2013 Sarah's Tent of Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY is no longer Star-K certified.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4129
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