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The following kashrus alert is from the OU on June 22, 2012.

Superior Baking Brownie Bites, Superior Cake Products Inc. are processed on dairy equipment and may contain dairy residuals. This product is certified by the Orthodox Union as an OU D - Dairy product. A limited quantity of labels were printed with a plain OU without the D. These mislabeled products were primarely sold at Costco in the Northeast. The company corrected this error.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3895

The following kashrus alert is from OK on July 5, 2012.

Please be advised that Frozen Broccoli Florets, Sweet Peas, Sweet Corn and Peas sold by Healthy Pac Corporation, (Morris Plains, NJ) bear an unauthorized OK symbol. These products are NOT certified by OK Kosher Certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3897

The following Canadian wheat allergy and gluten sensivity alert is from the CFIA on JuLY 4, 2012.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people with allergies to wheat and sensitivities to gluten not to consume the Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby described below. The affected product may contain wheat or gluten which is not declared on the label.
This allergy alert was initially issued on July 26, 2011. The CFIA is re-issuing this alert as affected product may still be in the marketplace.
The affected product, Healthy Times brand Brown Rice Cereal for Baby, product of USA, is sold in 6 oz (170 g)

Lot USE BY date
14211 01 MAY 2013
17011 30 MAY 2013
This product has been distributed nationally. There has been one reported allergic reaction associated with the consumption of this product. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to wheat.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3896

The following revised kashrus alert is from OK on July 3, 2012.

Please be advised that MOUNSIER PAPA GUAVA NECTAR (product of Egypt) and distributed by Mounsier Papa, Hialeah, FL bears an UNAUTHORIZED OK SYMBOL. This product is NOT certified by the OK Kosher Certification.
OK Kosher Certifies ONLY Mounsier Papa Mango Nectar when bearing the OK hologram on the label. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3893

The following health alert is from the FDA on June 25, 2012.

Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling 1,077 cases of bagged salads. The products being recalled are Kroger Fresh Selections Greener Supreme coded N158 211B 1613 KR04 with Use-by date of June 19 and UPC 11110 91039, Kroger Fresh Selections Leafy Romaine coded N158 111B KR11 with Use-by date of June 19 and UPC 11110 91046 and Wal Mart Marketside Leafy Romaine coded N158111B with Use-by date of June19 and UPC code 81131 02781 due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. Dole Fresh Vegetables is coordinating closely with regulatory officials.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3894

The following kashrus alert is from OK on June 18, 2012.

Please be advised that as of June 14, 2012 OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION has revoked certification of

  • Jona’s Pizza (5650 Sterling Road – Hollywood, FL)
  • Jona’s Pizza (544 W. 41st St – Miami Beach, FL)
  • Jona’s Pizza (2530 N.E. Miami Garden Dr.-N. Miami Beach, FL)
  • Jona’s Bar & Grill (2520 N. E. 186th Street – N. Miami Beach, FL)
Due to kashrus violations For more information please contact OK Kosher Certification at 718-756-7500, info@ok.org

Ed. note (6/22/12): All four restaurants are now under the supervision of Rabbi Asher Suissa of Congregation Ohr Yaakov.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3886

The following health alert is from the FDA on June 20, 2012.

Leasa Industries Co., Inc. of Miami, FL is recalling 433 cases of LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts with use by date 7/2/12, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The affected product is in 6 oz. clear plastic containers with a UPC code of 75465-55912 and has an expiration date of 7/2/12. The UPC code is located on the side of the label at the side of the container. The expiration date of the package is located on the side of the container.
Should you have any of the LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts 6 oz. containers with used by date of 7/2/12, please dispose of the product by throwing away in the trash receptacle. This is a cautionary measure to assure our customers of safe products. All grocery stores, food services, and other retailers who have LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts with used by date of 7/2/12 should remove these products from their shelves as well.
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 800-362-7669, Monday thru Friday from 9am-5pm EST. Thank you.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3892

The following kashrus alert is from OK on June 21, 2012.

Please be advised that Butterscotch Lovers Mix sold by Terrafina LLC., (Brooklyn, NY) bears an unauthorized OK (pareve) symbol. This product is NOT certified by OK Kosher Certification. Product has been recalled and labels are being corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3891

The following kashrus alert is from the OU dated June 19, 2012.

Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt stores are not certified by the Orthodox Union.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3890

The following Canadian kashrus alert is from the COR on June 20, 2012.

David Roberts Food Corp. Two For The Road Scotch Mints, 80 g packets bears an unauthorized COR 564. This product is not kosher. Corrective measures have been taken. Product has been recalled by the manufacturer. Kindly contact the COR office at 416-635-9550 if you should find this product bearing a COR.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3887
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