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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

The following updated South African kashrus notice is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on June 20, 2012.

The PYOTTS range of biscuits is being phased out and re-branded as BAKERS. The kashrut status of these products is unaffected.
For a full list of certified products, search the online kashrut guide at www.uos.co.za, or via your mobile phone on www.uos.co.za/mobi or call the Kashrut Department for assistance.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3889

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

Creation Food Services; Sally’s by Creation is no longer under COR certification as of June 12, 2012. All products, even when bearing COR 287, are not kosher certified.
Products

  • Frozen Unbaked products
  • Yogurt Cakes
  • Sufganiyot

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3888

The following soy allergy alert is from the FDA on June 15, 2012.

Truitt Bros., Inc. of Salem, Oregon is voluntary recalling 15oz Premium Navy Beans, because it may contain undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled product, 15oz Premium Navy Beans was distributed in Oregon, Washington and Northern California through retail stores between December 1, 2011 and June 15, 2012.
A detailed description of the product is listed below:

  • Label: Truitt Brothers Pacific Northwest Premium Navy Beans.
  • Can Code: MDSB S1GTD Best By: 7/18/14 (located on the top or bottom of the can)
  • UPC: 8222524145
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a chili like product containing soy was labeled and distributed as Premium Navy Beans. Subsequent investigation indicates that the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company’s inventory tagging and labeling processes.
Consumers who have purchased Truitt Brothers 15oz Premium Navy Beans are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 503-362-3674, from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PST, Monday through Friday.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3885

The following South African kashrus alert is from the OU on June 13, 2012.

Orgullo Mexicano Queso Cotija, Queseria Fiesta LLC. Patterson NJ, a cheese sold in the NY NJ area (an possibly elsewhere), is not certified by the Orthodox Union and bears an unauthorized OU mark. Corrective measures are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3884

The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad of Queens on June 14, 2012.

Please be advised that effective immediately Metro Garden located at 116-35 Metropolitan Avenue Kew Gardens, 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=A3883
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