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The following British health alert is from the FSA dated August 3, 2011.

Kettle Foods Ltd recalls one date code of various Kettle Chips due to the possible risk of plastic contamination. One batch code of the affected product may have become contaminated with pieces of plastic that are similar in appearance to the crisps. the product are:

  • KETTLE® Chips Wave Cut Lightly Salted 150g
  • KETTLE® Chips Wave Cut Salt & Pepper 150g
  • KETTLE® Chips Wave Cut Salt & Vinegar 150g
  • KETTLE® Chips Lightly Salted 150g Best Before Date: 29 October 2011 If you have any of the products referred to in this notice please return the empty pack for a full refund including postage, together with your name and address to Kettle Foods Ltd, Barnard Road, Norwich, NR5 9JP

    The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3547

The following health alert is from the FDA dated August 5, 2011.

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc., is voluntarily recalling fresh Organic Baby Spinach with the Enjoy by date of Aug 01 sold under the f&e™ label. f&e™ Organic Baby Spinach 5 oz.(142g) Plastic Bag; barcode: 20001162; Enjoy by Aug 01 In a sample test, one bag of this product with the Aug 01 Enjoy by date was confirmed to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes.
The recalled product was sold in Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market stores located in California, Nevada, and Arizona.
Customers may return the empty product bag or present the receipt as proof of purchase of the recalled product to any Fresh & Easy store for a full refund. Consumers who have questions or concerns about this recall should contact the Fresh & Easy 24-hour toll free number at 1 (800) 648-8622.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3546

The following kashrus advisory is from the OU on August 8, 2011.

Kashruth Advisory: Kirkland, Rite Aid Ultra Lactase Caplets (all varieties)
Please note that the Lactase Caplets made for these chains are no longer certified kosher by the Orthodox Union.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3545

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on August 5, 2011.

Planters Caramel Maple Sweet Roast Pecans, Kraft North America are Missing "D" Designation: Some cans of Caramel Maple Sweet Roast Pecans display an OU, without the D. This product is certified by the Orthodox Union as Dairy and should be labeled OU D. Corrective action is being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3544

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on August 5, 2011.

Incredibly Great Fudge Marshmallow Cookies, Waldo's, Tijuana, Mexico: These cookies not certified by the Orthodox Union and bear an unauthorized OU. They are mostly sold in Waldo's stores in Mexico and are being withdrawn from the marketplace.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3543

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on August 5, 2011.

KC Masterpiece, Buffalo Marinade, HV Food Products, Oakland, CA: This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. It is not certified by the Orthodox Union and contains dairy. Corrective measures are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3542

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on August 4, 2011.

Please be advised that VIKING BRAND HERRING TIDBITS in Matjes Sauce Distributed by Viking Foods & Imports Inc.(Toronto, Canada)bears an unauthorized OK symbol on the label. This product is not certified by OK Kosher Certification.. Corrective measures are being taken.
Ed. note: Viking Foods said that the product is certified by Rabbi Meir Horden.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3540

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on August 4, 2011.

Amendments to Sweet n Low listing on p.104-5 of The Really Jewish Food Guide 2011.

Sweet n Low Tablets listed as approved Parev, contain lactose and are therefore Dairy.

Sweet n Low Acesulfame K, listed as approved Parev, now comes in both sachets and bulk quantities. Acesulfame K Bulk is still approved Parev, but Acesulfame K Sachets contain lactose and are therefore approved Dairy.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3539

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on August 4, 2011.

Please be advised that the following batches of NUTTY NATURALS JORDAN ALMONDS bearing the OK pareve symbol mistakenly contain some DAIRY ingredients. Nutty Natural Jordan Almonds With a best buy date: 07/01/12 through 08/31/12. The product is being relabeled.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3538

The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on August 2, 2011.

RAINBOW DUST EDIBLE STARS and EDIBLE HEARTS, produced by Rainbow Dust Colours in England, bear an unauthorized Star-K symbol. These products are not certified by Star-K. They are marketed in Europe and Australia. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3537
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