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The following kashrus advisory is from the OK on November 11, 2010.

Egg Beaters Cheese & Chive Liquid Egg Product produced by Conagra Foods, Inc. is no longer being produced as Kosher. The item will no longer bear an OK-D symbol on the package. Items seen in the store with an OK-D can still be used.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3243

The following health alert is from the FDA on November 5, 2010 and November 8,2010.

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc., JACKSON, MS was notified by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) that one of the Company’s suppliers, Ohio Fresh Eggs, LLC, Croton, Ohio, had a routine environmental study sample which tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis (SE). Cal-Maine purchased approximately 24,000 dozen unprocessed eggs from Ohio Fresh which were processed and re-packaged by the Company’s Green Forest, Arkansas, facility between October 9 and 12, 2010, yet the Company was only notified today. The eggs involved, which were not produced from Cal-Maine flocks, were distributed to food wholesalers and retailers in AK, CA, IL, IA, KS, MO, OK and TX. The recalled products were sold under the Sunny Meadow, Springfield Grocer, Sun Valley, James Farm and Pippin Loose Medium brands. For more detailed information on the recalled products go to www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm232988.htm and www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm233273.htm.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3241

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 8, 2010.

GUANGDONG PRB Bio- Tech Co., China: Some Pearl River Bridge brand Oyster Flavored Sauce may mistakenly have an OU. This error was caught early on and the OU was removed from the label. Consumers spotting this product with an OU should please call the OU at 212-613-8344 or at genacks@ou.org.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3242

The following kashrus notice is from the Triangle K based on an alert from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate and translated by Jerusalem Kosher News on November 5, 2010.

The "Swiss Caps" produced in Switzerland and imported to Israel by "Aroma Life" and used as capsules for Omega-3 and other food supplements, do not contain gelatin and are Mehadrin under Trangle-K supervision. They are made from cellulose. The omega 3 capsules contain oil from kosher fish.
Rabbonim from our office in Eretz Yisroel, were today at the offices of the Chief Rabbinate, and corrected the mistake. The importer had forgotten to register the product with the Chief Rabbinate. The Rabanut HaRashit was satisfied and in their upcoming issue the product will also be "bi'eeshur harabanut harashit".

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3240

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on November 4, 2010.

Lundberg Family Farms Cinnamon Toast Organic Rice Cakes, Lundberg Family Farms – Richvale, CA: This certified product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Packaging has been revised.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3239

The following revised South African notice alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on November 1, 2010.
Due to significant confusion on the part of consumers regarding the status of the delis at Genesis SuperSpar, we wish to clarify:
The upper-level of the shop – including all deli counters located there – is NOT under the supervision of the Beth Din whatsoever. Deli items available on the upper-level of the shop are NOT KOSHER.
Only the newly re-opened deli counter located on the lower-level of the shop (accessible via lifts) is under the supervision of the Beth Din.

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on October 7, 2010.
Genesis Super Spar has been granted the following licenses from the Beth Din:

  • Delicatessen (Parev / Fleishik)
  • Bakery (Parev)
  • Fishery
Please note that, until further notice, deli and bakery items manufactured at Genesis Super Spar may only be sold in sealed/pre-packaged containers.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3200

The following kashrus alert from the Kof-K dated October 21, 2010.

A limited number of Kettle Foods, Inc., Salem, OR NEW YORK CHEDDAR POTATO CHIPS 9 OZ PACKAGING was mistakenly labeled Kof-K PARVE. The product contains dairy ingredients and is certified as Kof-K DAIRY.
Best before dates of mislabeled products are:20FEB11, 21FEB11, 26FEB11, 09MAR11. 21MAR11, 22MAR11, 02APR11, 03APR11, 09APR11, 10APR11
Corrective action is being taken

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3238

British kashrus notice from the London Beth Din on November 1, 2010.

The November Update to the product listings in The Really Jewish Food Guide 2010 is out now. To view, click on the link www.kosher.org.uk/documents/November2010.pdf.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3237

The following kashrus notice is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission and confirmed by the COR on October 29, 2010.

The following 4 items are mislabeled COR-dairy. They are actually COR-parve: Walmart Premium Canadian:

  • White Sliced Panini Bread, Wal-Mart Premium Multigrain Sliced Panini Bread
  • Wal-Mart Premium Stone Ground 100% W.W. Sliced Panini Bread
  • Wal-Mart Premium Marble Rye Sliced Panini Bread
Corrective measures have been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3236

The following kashrus notice is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council and 7-11 on October 28, 2010.

7Eleven is introducing a new sugar free Slurpee flavor called Peach Dragonfruit.
Please be aware that this flavor is dairy / cholov stam.
Ed. note: The Kashrut.com slurpee list is at www.kashrut.com/consumer/slurpees.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3235
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