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The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K August Keeping You Kurrent posted on August 11, 2010.

Southgate brand canned Red Beans & Rice, produced by Choice Foods of America in Nashville, TN, is made with authentic Chef Paul’s Magic Seasoning Blends spices. The Magic Seasoning Blends logo appears on the Southgate label. Th e “i” in Magic Seasoning is dotted with a Star-K, as part of their logo. Magic Seasoning Blend is Star-K certifi ed, however, the Southgate brand beans are NOT certified by the Star-K and are NOT kosher. Corrective action is being taken, and the Star-K symbol is being removed.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3162

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K dated August 2, 2010.

Whole Fruit Fruit Bars – Coconut Flavor manufactured by J & J Snack Foods, Pennsauken, NJ were mislabeled Kof-K PARVE. The Products Are Kof-K DAIRY. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3161

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on August 11, 2010.

Brother Kane’s Cracked Pepper w/Salt; and Hot Sauce Potato Chips, Brother Kane’s: These products are dairy and the “D” was mistakenly omitted.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3160

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on August 11, 2010.

Vitner’s Triple Cheese; Hot Wings and Blue Cheese; and Crunchy Curls y Limon Potato Chips, C.J Vitner, Freeport, IL: These products bear an unauthorized OU symbol and are not kosher. The products are being withdrawn from the marketplace.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3159

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on August 11, 2010.

Vitner's Sour Cream and Onion; Sweet and Tangy BBQ; Salt ‘n Sour; and Louisiana Hot Sauce Potato Chips, C.J Vitner, Freeport, IL: These certified products contain dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Packaging is being revised.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3158

The following health alert is from the FDA on August 11, 2010.

Fresh Express, Salinas, California is voluntarily recalling 2,825 cases of Veggie Lovers Salad with a Product Code of I208 and Use-by Date of August 10, 2010 out of an abundance of caution due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes. No other Fresh Express salads are included in the recall. Only the Veggie Lovers salad products with a Product Code of I208 and a Use-by Date of August 10 are included in the recall. Retailers and Consumers who have any remaining product should not consume it, but rather discard it. Retailers and Consumers with questions may call the Fresh Express Consumer Response Center at (800) 242-5472, Monday - Friday, 5 a.m. – 8 p.m., Pacific Time. Consumers can find the Product Code and Use-by Date in the upper right-hand corner of the package.
States Distributed: MO, MI, OH, IL, WI, IN, MD, MA, NY, KS, KY, PA, NJ
Possible Redistribution States: AR, TN, WV, IA, MN, DC, VA, VT, NH, NE, RI, PA, CT, MS

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3157

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on August 11, 2010.

The following Woolworths' fresh fish products are kosher and parev when bearing the Beth Din logo (either printed on the label or on a separate sticker):

  • WHOLE / PORTIONS / FILLETS: Angelfish, Cape Salmon, Carp, Dorado, Hake, Kabeljou, Kingklip, Norwegian Salmon, Sole, Trout, Tuna, Yellowtail
  • CRUMBED HAKE FILLETS (ready to cook)
  • DUSTED LINE FISH: Dorado; Kabeljou; Yellowtail
  • SALMON FISH CAKES (uncooked)
  • SIX LIGHTLY SEASONED HAKE PORTIONS (ready to cook)
  • TUNA KEBABS in HONEY AND SOYA
Please note that these products are only available at selected Woolworths' stores.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3156

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on August 6, 2010.

Fresh & Easy Rocky Road Ice Cream, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market: This product mistakenly bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not kosher. The product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3155

The following kashrus alert is from the MK on August 5, 2010.

Please be advised that Unico Manicotti and Unico Jumbo Shells made in Italy bear an unauthorized MK and should not be used.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3154

The following kashrus alert is from 7-11 on August 4, 2010.

The following whipped/frothy beverages found at 7-11 are not certified as kosher:

  • Horchata Ole`
  • Orange Bang Smoothie

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3153
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