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The following health alert is from the FDA and CFIA on July 23, 2011.

Agromod Produce, Inc. of McAllen, Texas is recalling all Papayas, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Fresh, Whole Papayas were distributed nationwide and to Canada through retail stores and wholesalers. Agromod is recalling all Blondie, Yaya, Mañanita, and Tastylicious Brand papayas sold prior to July 23, 2011. Each Blondie Brand papaya can be identified by a blue and orange sticker label with green and white lettering on the fruit that states Blondie 4395 Mexico. The Yaya Brand Papayas can be identified by a yellow, red, orange, and green label with white, green and red lettering that reads Yaya Premium Papayas Yaya PLU-4395 Mexico. Each Mañanita Brand Papaya can be identified by a green, yellow and red sticker label that states Mexico Mañanita 4395. The Tastylicious Brand Papayas can be identified by a white and blue sticker with red and white lettering that states 4395 Tastylicious MEXICO. Consumers who have purchased the Blondie, Yaya, Mañanita, and Tastylicious Brand
Papayas are urged to return it to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (800) 385-7658, Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm CST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3528

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 22, 2011.

Some jars of Silver Spring Cream Style Horseradish, Silver Spring Foods, Eau Claire, WI mistakenly bear an OU, without the D. This certified product contains dairy and should be labeled OU-D. The company is withdrawing this product from the marketplace for relabeling.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3527

The following Baltimore kashrus alert is from Rabbi Zvi Katz on July 21, 2011.

The Kosher Supervision of Cinnabon and Carvel in the Towson Town Center has been terminated.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3526

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 21, 2011.

Chewits Candies, Leaf Italia: Some Chewits packaging have a logo that looks like an OU symbol. Chewits are not certified by the Orthodox Union. This product is mostly sold in the UK.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3520

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 21, 2011.

Healthy Sweet Drinks, Healthy Sweet Beverages, Bristol, CT: These products bear an unauthorized OU and are not certified by the Orthodox Union. They may also be dairy. The products are being withdrawn from the marketplace. Consumers who see this product should please contact kosherq@ou.org.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3525

The following kashrus alert is from the Jerusalem Kosher News on July 19, 2011.

Veronica Bianca Wafers bearing an OU symbol, were found for sale in Israel. The OU confirms that the product is still unauthorized. See below:

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 6, 2009 and October 14, 2009.

Veronica Bianca from American Food & Beverage Inc. – East Brunswick, NJ Issue: All products with the Brand name Veronica Bianca which bear an OU symbol are unauthorized. Consumers spotting these products are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.
Ed.note: If you spot any other products listing a kosher symbol under this label, contact editor@kashrut.com.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2790

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 20, 2011.

Some individually wrapped S’mores Granola Bars, The Quaker Oats Co., Chicago, IL mistakenly bear an unauthorized OU-D. This product is not kosher. The item in question can be found in both cartons of S’mores and Variety Pack cartons. Corrective action is being taken. The other varieties of Granola Bars are correctly labeled OU-D.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3523

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 20, 2011.

Planters Brittle Nut Medley, Kraft North America Missing "D"
A small quantity of Orthodox Union certified Brittle Nut Medley was labeled without the “D”. Brittle Nut Medley contains yogurt covered raisins that are OU Dairy. Corrective measures were implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3522

The following kashrus alert is from the OU dated July 18, 2011.

Thomas Kemper Purely Natural Vanilla Cream Handcrafted Soda, Thomas Kemper Soda Co., (TK Soda) - Portland, Oregon: This product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. The amount of dairy is botul (nullified). The product has been discontinued.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3521

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on July 20, 2011.

"The food served as 'Kosher' on 1time Airline is not supervised by the Beth Din. We have been advised that non-kosher items are served in their so-called 'Kosher Platter'. We have offered our services to 1Time in an effort to rectify this problem but have not received a response as yet."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3524
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