K A S H R U T . C O M©

The Premier Kosher Information Source on the Internet


HOME | PASSOVER | CONSUMER | COMMERCIAL | TRAVEL | ZEMANIM | LINKS | ARTICLES | RECIPES | HUMOR | E-MAIL LIST

Subscribe to get e-mail when this site is updated
for from
to
 
Shop Artscroll and support Kashrut.com
 

Consumer Kashrut Alerts

Newer alerts

Kashrus Advisory - Alyssa's Cookies

February 23, 2018 from the OK:

All Products from Alyssa’s Cookies, Alyssa’s Bakery, Jupiter, FL 33477:

Alyssa’s Bakery has decided to change the kosher status of all their products from Pareve to Dairy.
New packaging will bear the OK D symbol as required. Any remaining products bearing a plain OK symbol are pareve.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6261

Kashrut alert on Cheshni Foods Tea Biscuits

February 23, 2018 from the Star-K:

Tea Biscuits distributed by Cheshni Foods, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, bear an unauthorized Star-K and are not certified kosher.
The product is sold in ethnic markets in Chicago and other places.
Corrective action is being taken.
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6260

Kashrut alert on Fanta Kiwi Strawberry originating in Denmark

February 23, 2018 from the KVH twitter feed (Rabbinical Council of New England):
Fanta Kiwi Strawberry originating in Denmark imported to Israel by Royalty International & Little Swiss Ltd, רויאלטי זק שוויצריה הקטנה בע''מ bears an unauthorized KVH symbol & is not certified by KVH Kosher. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6259

Kosher Alert Royal Jelly in Raw Honey

February 22, 2018 from the OU:

Royal Jelly in Raw Honey, Healthy Organic LLC, Union City NJ ahs an unauthorized OU:

The Orthodox Union does not certify Royal Jelly. Some containers of Royal Jelly in Raw Honey bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.

Editor's note: Links to articles explaining kosher issues in honey can be found at www.kashrut.com/trade/sweetenerslist.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6258

Snyder’s Lance Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Amount of 6.5 oz Emerald® Glazed Walnuts Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Peanuts, Almonds, Cashews and Pecans

February 21 2018 from the FDA:

Emerald® Nuts is initiating a voluntary recall for a limited amount of its 6.5oz Glazed Walnuts product, distributed nationwide, due to the potential presence of undeclared peanuts, almonds, cashews and pecans in the product.

The voluntary recall is limited to only the specific production codes listed below. To locate the production code on the package, consumers should look next to the nutrition facts panel. No other production codes, sizes or varieties of Emerald® products are affected by this recall.

Information regarding Emerald product affected by this recall:

Product NamePackage
UPC Code
Package
Production Code
Best before date
6.5oz Emerald®
Glazed Walnuts
0 1030080894 7EN1216XX215 DEC 2018

Consumers who may have purchased the product listed above should not consume it but should contact Consumer Affairs for a full refund online at http://slletsconnect.com/emerald/ or by calling 800-438-1880 and selecting #1 between 8am and 5pm Pacific Time, Monday – Friday. 

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6257

Kashrus Alert - Woodpecker Yogurt Pretzels

February 20, 2018 from the OK:

Woodpecker Woodpecker Natural Raspberry Flavored Yogurt Pretzels and Woodpecker Natural Blueberry Flavored Yogurt Pretzels, Cibo Vita, Inc., Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 has a mistaken Use of OK Pareve Symbol.

A limited amount of Woodpecker Natural Raspberry Flavored Yogurt Pretzels and Woodpecker Natural Blueberry Flavored Yogurt Pretzels mistakenly bear a plain OK symbol instead of the required OK D.
These products are kosher and dairy, and correctly list dairy ingredients in the ingredient panel.
Corrective actions are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6256

Kosher Alert: Minute Maid Peach Punch Concentrate Not Kosher

February 21, 2018 - From the COR:

Minute Maid Peach Punch Concentrate Unauthorized Use of COR Symbol This product is NOT KOSHER even when bearing a COR 226 symbol. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6255

Kashrut advisory on The Chocolate Girl, Los Angeles, CA

February 21, 2018 from the Star-K:

In the Winter 2018 Kashrus Kurrents, The Chocolate Girl retail store located in Los Angeles, which operates under the name TCG, was incorrectly listed as being certified STAR-D.

The correct information is as follows: The Chocolate Girl retail store located in Los Angeles, which operates under the name TCG, is certified STAR-K. ALL Pareve items are Star-K certified and ALL dairy items are certified Star-K/Cholov Yisroel.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6254

Walmart, Loblaw, Metro recall popcorn in Canada; insects found

February 21, 2018 - from FoodSafetyNews and the CFIA and CFIA and CFIA:

"Canadian officials posted a nationwide recall of Great Value brand popcorn from Walmart stores after a consumer complained of finding insects in the product."

"Consumers can identify the recalled Great Value brand popcorn be looking for the UPC number “6 81131 76007 2” on the package labels.>

"Three days after the Great Value recall, Canadian grocery retailer Loblaw Companies Ltd. recalled “no name” popcorn from stores nationwide. The Loblaw notification on the CFIA website also cited “extraneous material” as the reason for the Class 3 recall."
"The unbranded popcorn subject to the Loblaw recall has a date code of July 26, 2018, and a UPC number of 0 60383 01061 4."

"In December 2017 Metro Brands recalled Selection brand popcorn in 1- and 2-kilogram packages from stores across Canada, also because of 'extraneous materials.'"

"The recalled Selection brand popcorn in the 1-kilogram size has the UPC number of 0 59749 88103 6 and date codes of “BB / MA 2018JL26 to BB / MA 2018SE29.” The recalled Selection brand 2-kilogram packages have the UPC number 59749 88102 and date codes of 'BB / MA 2018JL25 to BB / MA 2018SE29.'"

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6253

Kashrus information on WOW Air Meals departing from Tel Aviv

February 18, 2018 from the Matzav.com and Tamam:

"From there, people change to a continuing flight to the U.S. The food is provided by the TMM company which has an Israeli hechsher."
"Tamam is the world’s largest kosher cuisine food producer – Kosher Certified by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and under the supervision of Rabbi Moshe Nachshoni."


Kashrus alert on WOW Air Meals departing from Tel Aviv

January 30, 2018 from the OK:

WOW Air, Reykjavik, Iceland has an UNAUTHORIZED USE OF OK KOSHER SYMBOL.
WOW Air is displaying an unauthorized OK kosher symbol on their menus for flights departing from Tel Aviv. These meals are NOT certified by OK Kosher Certification. Corrective actions are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6231
Older alerts

The information posted is from secondary sources. We cannot take responsibility for the accuracy of the information.

Copyright © kashrut.com. Permission is granted to reprint these alerts in hardcopy print media if kashrut.com is credited as the source of the information.
כל האומר דבר בשם אומרו, מביא גאלה לעולם אבות ו"ו

Comments to webmaster@kashrut.com 
© Copyright 2018 Scharf Associates
Phone: (781)784-6890 
E-mail: ajms@kashrut.com
URL: " http://www.kashrut.com/"
 
Arlene J. Mathes-Scharf  
Food Scientist - Kosher Food Specialist
 
Scharf Associates
P.O. Box 50
Sharon, MA 02067