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The following kashrus alert is from the OK on December 2, 2011.

Please be advised that WOODPECKER Crème Brulee Mix (a product of Cibo Vita – Saddle Brook, NJ) mistakenly bears the plain OK pareve symbol This product is actually dairy and should be labeled OK-D. The mislabeled product has been recalled.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3673

The following kashrus alert from the BC Kosher on December 2, 2011.

Please be advised that 365 brand Sesame Sticks and Sesame Trail Mix contain dairy (Not Cholov Yisroel) ingredients but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. These products have been sold at Whole Foods Markets. Consumers finding this product are asked to contact BC Kosher at (604) 731-1803 or by email info@bckosher.org.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3671

The following kashrus alert from the OU on December 2, 2011.

Beech Nut Whole Wheat Pasta Parmesan, Beech Nut Nutrition Corp., Amsterdam, NY bears an OU-D symbol. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Corrective action is being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3670

The following kashrus alert is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission on December 2, 2011.

Please be aware that Waiora Natural Cellular Defense is not authorized to bear the AKC kosher logo and is not under AKC kosher certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3669

The following kashrus alert is from the Central Rabbinical Congress on December 1, 2011.

The Central Rabbinical Congress ahs removed their supervision from the Dairy Café and Restaurant, 4 West 47th Street, New York, NY.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3667

The following kashrus alertis from the OK dated November 30, 2011.

Please be advised that HOWIE'S KOSHER Dark Chocolate Almonds distributed by Fairway Markets (New York) mistakenly bears the OK pareve symbol This product is actually dairy and should be labeled OK-D. The product has been recalled.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3666

The following health alert is from the FDA on November 25, 2011.

Front Row Produce, St. Louis MO is recalling its 10oz pint and 10lb bulk grape tomatoes supplied by Rio Queen Citrus, Mission TX, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled 10oz pint and 10lb bulk grape tomatoes were distributed throughout MI and IL to foodservice distributors and retail stores.
The product for retail sale is packaged in a 10-ounce, clear plastic package marked with a Front Row Produce “Grape Tomatoes” label on the top of the package. Currently, the lot number does not appear on the clear plastic package but it does appear on the case label. The lot numbers on the cases containing the 10-oz. packages are 2310802, 2310405, or 2510401. The 10lb bulk grape tomatoes are packaged for wholesale in a plain brown cardboard box labeled only with lot # 2310801.
As of 12/1/2011, all shipments of Front Row Produce Grape Tomatoes packaged in clear 10-oz. plastic packages sold in retail stores will now have a green lot number sticker placed on the bottom side of each package. The lot number will consist of a 7-digit number used to aid in identifying specific shipments of product. Any packages that do not contain this green sticker should be considered suspect and under recall.
Consumers who have purchased 10 ounce packages of Front Row Produce “Grape Tomatoes” or other customers who have purchased the 10-lb. bulk cases of grape tomatoes are urged to discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact Front Row Produce at (314) 241-4700, Monday- Friday from 7am-4pm, Saturday- Sunday from 7am-12pm.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3665

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on December 1, 2011.

DANONE TOPPERS range of yoghurts erroneously bears the Beth Din Logo. These products are NOT Kosher certified. Danone apologises for the error.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3664

The following revised kashrus notice is from the COR Detroit with additional information from the OU on December 1, 2011.

The following is a list of Soft Scrub Cleaners oft Scrub products approvedby the OU even when not bearing an OU at this time:

  • Bleach Clean Gel Cleanser
  • Bleach Cleanser
  • Lemon Cleanser
  • Liquid Gel With Bleach
  • Soft Scrub Scrubby Pads
  • Soft Scrub Total Bath and Bowl Cleaner
  • Soft Scrub Total with Bleach Cleanser
  • Soft Scrub with Baking Soda Cleanser
  • Soft Scrub with Bleach Cleanser Mountain Breeze
  • Total All Purpose Cleaner

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3662

The following kashrus alert is from the COR Detroit and confirmed by the OU on November 29, 2011.

GATORADE "FIERCE GRAPE" THIRST QUENCHER liquid drink now in stores is Kosher even if the label does not bear the OU. Newer labels do bear the OU. Please note that Gatorade Prime Pre-Game Fuel drink, Gatorade Recovery Post-Game beverage, and Gatorade powders are not certified.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3661
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