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The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on March 3, 2010.

Coach House has decided to no longer produce kosher products. (They have assured us that they will be covering the BD logo on their packaging.) Certified products manufactured prior to 26 February 2010 (with a batch date 20100226) are kosher when bearing a BD logo and can be consumed.N

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3014

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification> on February 22, 2010.

Please be advised that as of February 22, 2010 OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION has revoked certification of Wing Wan, 1640 NE 164th Street, North Miami Beach, FL 33162 due to kashrus violations

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3013

The following kashrus notice is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission and confirmed by the OU posted on February 25, 2010.

Gatorade is now certified by the OU. Gatorade drinks are now kosher only when bearing the OU symbol.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3012

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

Please be aware that a special run of chocolates from Zelda's was prepared for The Ark. As the ingredient panel shows, it contains dairy ingredients. The "D" was inadvertantly left off of the cRc logo. This product is indeed dairy and is cholov stam. This applies only to the run for The Ark.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3011

The following health alert is from Forbes and Trader Joes on February 11, 2010 and revised February 19, 2010..

Trader Joe's Co., Monrovia, Calif., is recalling all lots of 7.4-ounce boxes of chocolate chip chewy coated granola bars, because they could be contaminated with salmonella. If you purchased any Trader Joe's Chocolate Chip Chewy Coated Granola Bars, please do no eat them. Please return the product (full or empty) to any Trader Joe’s for a full refund or dispose of it. For more information call 626-599-3817.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2995

The following kashruth advisory is from the OU on February 23, 2010.

Several KC Masterpiece, Hidden Valley, and HV Manufacturing brands of sauces and marinades will no longer be certified and the OU symbol has been removed. As always, consumers are urged to verify the presence of the OU symbol when purchasing products.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3010

The following kashrus alert is from the Denver Vaad (Scroll K) on February 22, 2010.

Hammond Candy has included non-certified candied almonds in the following 2 gift boxes: Assorted Chocolates Gold Square Gift Box, and Assorted Chocolates Red Square Gift Box. These boxes have been incorrectly labeled with a Scroll K-D. Corrective measures were taken: the labels are being changed for current orders to be without the Scroll K-D. These 2 gift boxes should NOT be used.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3009

The following health alert is from the FDA dated February 18, 2010.

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc., is voluntarily recalling all date codes of fresh&easy™ Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars as a result of a recall initiated by Thumb Oilseed Producers. This company supplies an ingredient that has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
This is the only Fresh & Easy product affected and there have been no illnesses reported.
Product Description Barcode Dates Affected
Fresh& Easy™ Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
6count/7.4oz carton 5051379001377 All Date Codes
The recalled products were sold in Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market stores located in CA, NV, and AZ.
Customers may return the unused product, empty product containers or present the receipt as proof of purchase of the recalled product to any Fresh & Easy store for a full refund. Consumers who have questions or concerns about this recall should contact the Fresh & Easy 24-hour toll free number at 1 (800) 648-8622.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3008

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

Lovin Oven, LLC of Irwindale, CA announced that it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling certain Health Valley Organic Peanut Crunch, Dutch Apple and Wildberry Chewy Granola Bars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The bars contain organic toasted soy grits supplied by Thumb Oilseed Producers Cooperative of Ubly, MI. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the recalled bars and no other types of Health Valley brand bars are being recalled. The recalled Peanut Crunch, Dutch Apple and Wildberry chewy granola bars are distributed nationally. Further information on the affected lots can be found at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm201351.htm
Consumers who have purchased any products covered by this recall are urged to return them to the store of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions or concerns about the recall may call the hotline at 1-800-423-4846 (7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Mountain Time). Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their doctor.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3007

The following kashrus notice is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission on February 19, 2010.

Clementines from Israel have been found at Costco. Please make sure they are tithed before eating them.
Ed. note: See www.kashrut.com/consumer/vegetables/#TITHING

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3006
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