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The following nut and peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on June 12, 2012.

Unilever is voluntarily recalling pint containers of its Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch Ice Cream: Sweet Cream Ice Cream with Fudge Covered Wafer Cookies & a Chocolate Nougat Swirl ("Chocolate Nougat Crunch") that are missing the allergen advisory statement, "Allergy Information: Fudge covered wafer pieces have been manufactured on shared equipment that processes peanuts and tree nuts." This allergen advisory statement should be at the end of the ingredients list but was inadvertently omitted from the recalled product.
The affected product is sold in pint containers with a UPC of 7684020899, and date codes: JUL1113BJ1, JUL1213BJ1, AUG0113BJ1, AUG0213BJ1, AUG2313BJ1, AUG2413BJ1, AUG2513BJ1, SEP2013BJ1, SEP2113BJ1, OCT2313BJ1. The date code can be found on the bottom of the pint.
The product was manufactured in the United States. The product was distributed nationwide and reached consumers through retail stores. No product was shipped outside of the U.S. No other Ben & Jerry’s products are affected by this voluntary recall, including bulk (2.4 gallon) containers of Chocolate Nougat Crunch served in Ben & Jerry's franchised Scoop Shops.
Consumers who have purchased Chocolate Nougat Crunch pints with the affected UPC code and date code(s) are asked to discard any remaining product, rinse out the pint container, cut out and retain the UPC on the side of the container and call 877-270-7397, which is operational 24 hours a day seven days a week, for a replacement coupon. A consumer services representative is available between the hours of 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM EDT Monday through Friday. For information, please visit www.benjerry.com

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3881

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on June 11, 2012.

ULTRAMEL ZERO ready made custard (previouslyULTRAMEL LITE) is NOT kosher certified (there is no Beth Din logo on packaging.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3880

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on June 11, 2012.

KELLOGS SPECIAL K OATS AND HONEYis kosher certified without the Beth Din logo ONLY when manufactured in Germany.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3879

The following walnut allergy alert is from the FDA on June 8, 2012.

Best Maid Cookie Company of River Falls, Wisconsin is recalling Sienna Bakery® brand Oatmeal Walnut Raisin and Sienna Bakery® brand White Chocolate Macadamia Nut cookies due to the potential of undeclared walnut allergen. The master cases of product may contain retail boxes that are labeled as "White Chocolate Macadamia Nut" but have Oatmeal Walnut Raisin cookies inside. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Affected product was sold through GFS Marketplace stores from May 11th through June 7th in the states of Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. Affected product was distributed to Gordon Food Service® (GFS) delivery customers from May 11, 2012 through June 7, 2012 in the states of Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia. Product and lot codes affected by this recall are listed in the table below;

Product Description,
label/brand and pack size
UPC Code Lot Numbers
6/40/1.35 oz Sienna Bakery®
Oatmeal Walnut Raisin Baked
Cookies
093901165992 121222011525001 on the master case,
12122201 on the retail box
6/40/1.35 oz Sienna Bakery®
White Chocolate Macadamia Baked
Cookies
093901201706 121222061052009, 121222061052001
on the master case, 12122201 on the
retail box
 

GFS Marketplace customers who do not wish to use this product due to walnut allergy or sensitivity concerns should destroy the product and bring their receipt back to the GFS Marketplace Store for a full refund. GFS delivery customers who do not wish to use this product due to walnut allergy or sensitivity concerns should destroy the product and contact their GFS representative for appropriate credit. Consumers with additional questions regarding this recall may contact Debra Dartsch, CEO at Best Maid Cookie Company at 1-888-444-0322.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3878

The following kashrus alert is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission on June 7, 2012 and confirmed by the OK.

Krispy Kreme mini-crullers distributed in Kroger with the number 65 on the bag have an unauthorized OK on their label and are not recommended. Krispy Kreme products with "AKC" or "#149" are acceptable.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3877

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on December 1, 2011 and reissued on June 7, 2012.

This is re-send of a notice sent previously: Updated packaging of ROBERTSONS'S spices do NOT bear the Beth Din logo. Those spices that have been certified to date remain KOSHER certified. The full list of certified spices can be found on www.uos.co.za or via your mobile phone www.uos.co.za/mobi or call the Kashrut Department. .

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3663

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on June 6, 2012.

The Cape Town Kashrut Department advises with immediate effect, due to reformulation, Faircape yoghurts are no longer kosher, even when bearing the Beth Din logo.
Faircape will be removing current stock of yoghurts bearing the logo from store shelves.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3876

The following kashrus alert from Kashrus Magazine online on May 30, 2012 and confirmed by the OU.

Underground Coffee Company (Christchurch, New Zealand) has been using an “OU” lookalike logo on its products which it registered in New Zealand. The "OU" issued a legal challenge in 2009. This case has not yet been resolved.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3875

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on June 1, 2012.

Clover Sour Cream has been reformulated with gelatine and is no longer kosher certified.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3874

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on June 1, 2012.

Bakali Rice Cakes are no longer under Beth Din supervision with effect from 31 May 2012. Stock purchased up to and including 31 May has been produced under supervision.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3873
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