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The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on February 15, 2010.

Nestle Dairymaid Peppermint Crisp Ice Cream currently bears a BD Diamond logo without a classification. This product is kosher certified and is MILCHIK.
Nestle have acknowledged the error and new packaging will bear the word “Milchik” below the BD diamond logo.

All Nestle Dairymaid Ice Lollies which have the BD Diamond logo, but no classification listed are kosher certified and are PAREV.The following Spar brand products are no longer kosher:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3001

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on February 15, 2010.

The following Spar brand products are no longer kosher: Spar Ice Cream in a Tub: Fruit of the Forrest and Mint Vanilla

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A3000

The following allergy alert is from the FAAN and the FDA and FDA on February 10, 2010.

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company has announced a voluntary recall of 24oz. Party Platter Cookies because they contain almonds and almond paste, undeclared allergens that pose a serious and potential life-threatening health risk to allergic individuals. Stop & Shop has removed from sale the following product:

  • Party Platter Cookies UPC# 200055639, 24 oz. all codes
The product is packaged on a platter in a box and sold through the Stop & Shop In-Store Bakery. To date, Stop & Shop has received no reports of illnesses associated with consumption of this product. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to any Stop & Shop supermarket for a full refund. Customers looking for additional information are encouraged to call Stop & Shop’s corporate brands consumer line at 1-877-846-9949, Monday through Friday from 9am – 4pm.

Ed. note: The same product has been recalled by Giant Food of Landover, Md:
Giant Food Party Platter Cookies UPC# 0200148262, 24 oz., all codes
For more information call Giant’s corporate brands consumer line at (877) 846-9949

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2998

The following Kashrus alert is from Rabbi M Weissmandl on February 11, 2010.

Rabbi M. WEissmandl is terminating his certification of the poultry plant and poultry meat processing facility of AgriStar in Postville, IA on Friday. Feb. 12, 2010. The products produced there are packaged under the Aaron's Best, Supreme Kosher and Agri-Star Labels.
Ed. Note: These products continue to be certified as kosher by the Orthodox Union.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2996

The following kashrus notice is from a reader and the OU's response posted on February 10, 2010.

Wegmans Sour Apple Sorbet, 1 pint size, Sell by date aprox April 2010. I recently purchased this product at Wegmans. The top lid bears an OU-D, the front panels bears a plain O-U. Wegmans is changing from dairy equipment to parve, but the product should be not be considered as pareve until current supply is depleted. Labeling will then be corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2994

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on February 10, 2010.

Bouchon Bakery Cinnamon Pecan Waffle Mix, Williams-Sonoma - San Francisco, CA Issue: This certified product was manufactured using dairy equipment, but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2993

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on February 10, 2010.

The following Williams-Sonoma, San Francisco, CA kosher certified products contain dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted:

  1. Lounge Mix (Assorted Nuts)
  2. Classic Sugar Cookie Mix
Future packaging will be revised

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2992

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on February 10, 2010.

Michele's Maple Creme Syrup, Michele's Honey Creme Syrup and Michele's Butter Pecan Syrup, products of Michele Foods- South Holland, IL bear an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective action is being taken. Consumers spotting these products 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=A2991

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on February 10, 2010.

The following products have recently been investigated and are Not Kosher:
Veetee

  • NK Dine In Rice

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2990

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on February 10, 2010.

The following products have recently been investigated and are Not Kosher:
Ju Fru

  • NK Apple
  • NK Apple & Blackcurrant
  • NK Orange

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2989
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