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The following egg allergy alert is from the FDA and FAANdated April 2, 2010.

The Glutino Food Group is recalling "Glutino Raisin Bread" due to undeclared egg. The product was distributed nationwide. The 22.6-oz. clear plastic bags are marked with UPC 6-78523 03015-8 and lot number of Best Before 08OCT10. Consumers may return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (800) 543-6637.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3044

The following health alert is from the FDA dated April 1, 2010.

Modern Products, Inc. is initiating a recall of products manufactured with HVP (Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein) supplied by Basic Food Flavors of Las Vegas, Nevada, because the ingredient has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. To date, no illnesses have been associated with any Modern Products seasonings. In addition, random samples covering all HVP batches of concern were sent to an independent laboratory for testing and all results came back negative, but to be safe, FDA's recommendation to recall product is being followed. Recalled products were distributed nationwide and sold in retail stores. The following products are being recalled: return the unopened product where it was purchased if a refund is desired. The recalled products include Spike and Vegit Seasonings. A complete list is here

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3043

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on March 17, 2010.

Fabrengen Wine (750 ml) is non-mevushal (uncooked). Please ensure that you treat it with all the stringencies applicable to non-mevushal wine.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3042

The following kashrus alert is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council on March 25 2010.

Please be aware that Dean Jacobs Grinders Mill Rosemary & Garlic Spice was mistakenly labeled as pareve. The product contains a butter flavor as indicated on the ingredient panel and is indeed dairy. Anyone that used the product with a meat item should consult their local orthodox rabbi for further instructions. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3041

The following kashruth alert is from the OU on March 25, 2010.

Food Club Rocky Road (UPC code is 36800-19135): Topco Associates, LLC-Skokie, IL: This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3040

The following health alert is from the FDA dated March 23, 2010.

McCain Foods USA today announced a voluntary recall of the McCain All American Roaster frozen potato product listed below which contains a pepper ingredient that could be contaminated with Salmonella. The following is information on the recalled product that was sold in grocery outlets throughout the United States:

  • McCain McCain All American Roasters 24 ounce bag 10072714037334 W91125 Production date: November 25, 2009
Consumers are asked to destroy the product or return the unopened product where it was purchased if a refund is desired.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3039

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on March 17, 2010.

Treats Zzapp, listed on p.73 of The Really Jewish Food Guide 2010 was previously Not Kosher and is now approved Dairy. It is advisable to check the ingredient declaration as old stock containing gelatine is still on the market.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3038

The following kashruth alert is from the Rabbinical Council of California on March 19, 2010.

Please be advised that variety sizes of *Sushi Nori seaweed* products manufactured by *TAKAOKAYA USA* were mistakenly shipped bearing the logo of the RCC. The RCC ONLY* *certifies special runs (e.g. Sweet City) with full size stickers bearing its logo. Future productions will bear numbered stickers.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3036

The following health alert is from the FDA dated March 19, 2010.

The Kroger Co. today amended the code date on Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder it recalled yesterday due to notification from a supplier that an ingredient in the product may have been contaminated with Salmonella. Kroger is recalling Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder sold in 2.5-ounce jars with code dates of Sell By: Dec 03 11PS2 and Sell by: Dec 04 11PS2 under the following UPC code: 1111066599. Stores under the following names in the 31 states where Kroger operates are included in this recall: Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, Food 4 Less, Fry’s, King Soopers, Smith’s, Dillons, QFC, City Market, Foods Co., Jay C, Scott’s, Owen’s, Baker's, Gerbes, Hilander and Pay Less.

Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement. Consumers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at (800) 632-6900. For more information, please visit www.kroger.com/recalls.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3037

The following kashruth alert is from the OU on March 18, 2010.

The following products of The Bakery at Walmart, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.-Bentonville, AR bear an unauthorized OU symbol and are being withdrawn from the marketplace:

  • Mini Crispy Bites with Fruity Marshmallows (UPC code 0 78742 20168 9)
  • Mini Crispy Bites with Marshmallows (UPC code 0 78742 20167 2)
Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212.613.8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3035
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