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The following Brazilian kashrus alert is from BDK Sao Palo Brazil on January 30, 2012 (translated by Maria DiBattista.

The Xando factory is undergoing a reconstuction in their internal factory cameras so supervision is temporarily suspended. Milk products with dates up until jan 30th [inclusive 1/30] should not be consumed. by consumers from green list, such as Chalav Israel. The BDK will keep consumers informed, and hopes supervision will return to normal very shortly.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3743

The following kashrus notice is from the Vaad of Queens on January 30, 2012.

Please be advised that Safa Restaurant, located at 451 Middle Neck Road in Great Neck, NY is now under new management and they are under the supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens.


The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad of Queens on January 17, 2012.

Effective immediately, Safa Restaurant, 451 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=A3724

The following kashrus notice is from the Star-K on January 30, 2012.

Effective today, the Subway located at the JCC in Rockville, MD, which, until now, was under the double certification of the Capital K and Star-K, will now only be certified by the Capital K.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3742

The following Canadian milk and wheat allergy alert is from the CFIA on January 27, 2012.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Winners Merchants International LP are warning people with allergies to milk and wheat not to consume the Jelly Belly Christmas Deluxe Mix described below. The affected product contains milk and wheat which are not declared on the label. The Jelly Belly Christmas Deluxe Mix, product of USA, is sold in a 9 oz (255 g) package bearing Best Before date DEC 01 2012. Consumption of this product may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to milk and wheat. The importer, Winners Merchants International LP, Toronto, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected product from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall. For more information, consumers and industry can call Winners Merchants International LP at 1-800-646-9466.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3741

The following soy allergy alert is from the FDA on January 27, 2012.

Pinnacle Foods Group LLC is recalling certain Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes. The product may contain soy protein, an undeclared allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy protein may run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume this product. The voluntary recall was initiated after the Company discovered there may have been a potential cross-contact with product that contained soy protein being produced on the same equipment. There have been no reports of illness as a result of this incident. The Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall. This recall applies only to the following products: "AUNT JEMIMA FROZEN PANCAKES" packaged in cardboard cartons with the UPC codes listed below, which were sold and distributed nationally, with a ‘Recommended Use By Date’ between November 1, 2011 up to and including October 16, 2012. This date can be found in the white box on the end of the carton.

UPC Code
Retail
19600-05100 AUNT JEMIMA PANCAKES BUTTERMILK LOW FAT 12/14.5oz
19600-05490 AUNT JEMIMA OATMEAL PANCAKES 12/14.8oz
9600-05820 AUNT JEMIMA PANCAKES BUTTERMILK 12/14.8oz
19600-05910 AUNT JEMIMA PANCAKES HOMESTYLE 12/14.8oz
19600-05955 AUNT JEMIMA CONFETTI PANCAKES 12/14.8oz
19600-06040 AUNT JEMIMA WHOLE GRAIN PANCAKES 12/14.5oz

This announcement applies only to the AUNT JEMIMA FROZEN PANCAKE products listed above and does not include waffles, French toast, entrees, sandwiches, boxed pancake mixes and syrups.
Consumers with questions may contact the Company at 1- 888-299-7646 daily between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time.


The following Canadian soy allergy alert is from the CFIA on January 27, 2012.

Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, working in conjunction with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, is recalling certain Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes. The product may contain soy protein, an undeclared allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy protein may run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume this product.
This recall applies only to the following products: "AUNT JEMIMA FROZEN PANCAKES" packaged in cardboard cartons with the UPC codes listed below, which were sold and distributed nationally, with a 'Recommended Use By Date' between November 1, 2011 up to and including October 16, 2012. This date can be found in the white box on the end of the carton.

Retail UPC Code Description
6 9147955822 4 AUNT JEMIMA BUTTERMILK PANCAKES (CRÊPES AU BABEURRE) 12/420 G
6 9147955912 2 AUNT JEMIMA HOMESTYLE PANCAKES (CRÊPES MAISON) 12/420 G
6 9147956040 1 AUNT JEMIMA WHOLE GRAIN PANCAKES (CRÊPES GRAINS ENTIERS) 12/410 G
This announcement applies only to the AUNT JEMIMA FROZEN PANCAKE products listed above and does not include boxed pancake mixes and syrups. Consumers with questions may contact the Company at 1-888-299-7646 daily between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern Time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3737

The following health alert Massachusetts Department of Food on January 27, 2012.

Spring Hill Farm Dairy, Inc. has elected to voluntarily withdraw their Market Basket brand bottled water with a code date 1-20-12 late Tuesday, January 24, 2012 due to a taste/odor issue. There have been no illnesses or health issues associated with this withdrawal. For more information contact Spring Hill Farm Dairy, Inc. at 800-445-6455.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3740

The following kashrus information is from the COR Detroit with additional information from the OU on January 26, 2012.

Jason bread crumbs are now Pas Yisroel which is listed on the label. If the old label says distributed by "The Manischewitz Co." or if they say "RAB Foodgroup" they were also Pas Yisroel.
HOWEVER if the label says "Distributed by R.F.D. Newark NJ" they were not Pas Yisroel.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3739

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on January 26, 2012.

Since going to press, Del Monte Fruit Burst Five Fruit Citrus, listed as approved Parev on p.89, now contains grape juice and is therefore Not Kosher. You are advised to check the ingredients of all varieties of Del Monte Fruit Burst, to ensure that grape juice has not been added.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3738

The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on January 26, 2012.

AGRO SUN brand dried fruits and nuts products, sold in the New York/New Jersey area, bear an unauthorized Star-K. These products are not certified by Star-K. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3736

The following kashrus information is from the COR Detroit and confirmed by the Kof-K on January 26, 2012.

STARBUCKS HOT COCOA MIX - TOASTED MARSHMALLOW is Kof-K – D certified, as indicated on the label, and contains Kosher gelatin.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3735
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