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The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on September 14, 2009.

VITALITY CELLWISE a Melaleuca CellWise Nutritional Supplement, is no longer certified by the Star-K.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2858

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on September 14, 2009.

Bazzini Assorted Swedish Fish, A.L. Bazzini Co. - Bronx, NY: This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the marketplace. 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=A2857

The following kashrus alert is from the Rabbinical Council of New England on September 14, 2009.

Please be advised that Aunt Jenny’s Salad Dressings distributed by Melba Foods, Brooklyn NY, bear an unauthorized KVH symbol. These products are NOT under the supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of New England.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2856

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on September 10, 2009.

Instant Oatmeal Fruit & Cream Variety Pack from various Supervalu brands including: Richfood, Jewel, Shaw's, Flavorite, Shop ‘N Save, Acme, Cub, and Albertsons contain dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel 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=A2855

The following kashrus alert from the Seattle Vaad on September 10, 2009.

As of Sept. 9, 2009 the Olive Hearth-Baked Bread made by Essential Baking is not certified by the Seattle Va'ad EVEN WHEN BEARING THE VA'AD SYMBOL until further notice.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2854

The following kashrus alert is from the Kashrut.com editor or September 8, 2009.

Shaw's/Star Market is advertising that they will be selling "kosher style prepared products" in the new Star Market in Chestnut Hill, MA. Be aware that Kosher style prepared products means the product are not under any kosher supervision. Contact Shaw's at 1-888-431-7429 to express your opinion.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2852

The following kashrus advisory from the OK dated September 1, 2009.

Please be advised that Within the next four weeks Post Cereal has elected to discontinue with the Pas Yisroel status of all their cereals. All Pareve Post cereals that will be found on the shelves of stores and supermarkets for the next four weeks from the date of this notice (except Great Grains, Shredded Wheat and product of Canada, which are not Pas Yisroel) will have been produced under the Pas Yisroel program. OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION cannot accept responsibility of the Pas Yisroel status for any products purchased after this date.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2853

The following health alert is from FDA dated August 30, 2009.

The Texas Coffee Company, Inc., Beaumont, TX, is recalling its 3 ounce and 8 oz. packages of Texjoy red pepper because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled pepper was distributed in retail stores Southeast TX and Southwest LA. The product comes in a clear plastic package marked with lot # A29A07A2012, A28A07A2012 & A30A07A2012. The potential for contamination was noted after a supplier of the product to the Texas Coffee Company revealed the presence of Salmonella in some of the red pepper they had shipped to Texas Coffee Company. Consumers who have purchased product with this code are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-259 3400 ( 8:30-3:30 PM Central Time).

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2851

The following health alert is from Totalrecalls.com and Foodsafety.ksu.edu on September 5, 2009.

Premier Organics of Berkeley, Calif., is recalling 840 cases of Artisana Raw Tahini in 16-ounce glass jars because it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. The affected lot (No. 90811) has been distributed nationwide through retail locations and online stores. No other lots have been affected. There have been no reported illnesses to date. Of the numerous samples taken by both Premier Organics and the FDA of lot 90811, only one sample came back positive for salmonella. Premier Organics has ceased distribution of Artisana Tahini lot 90811. Consumers who have purchased Artisana Tahini with that lot number are urged not to consume the product and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Premier Organics at 1-866-237-8688 between noon and 7 p.m. EDT.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2850

The following kashrus alert is from the cRc on September 3, 2009.

Nuts To You: Please be aware that the ‘Nuts To You’ retail store located at 779 S. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, Illinois, is not under cRc certification. Only the factory sealed packages bearing the cRc on the label are to be considered kosher certified by the cRc. Product contained in open bins at this location, as well as any non-kosher certified facility, are not to be considered under cRc certification, even when bearing a cRc sign on the bin.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2849
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