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The following kashrus alert is from the Orthodox Union on July 31, 2003.

Sunkist Fruit Snacks (18 pouches), General Mills Inc., Minneapolis, MN mistakenly bears an un-authorized OU and is not certified as Kosher. Packaging has since been corrected.
Product was sold in BJ's.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1006

The following health alert is from FDA on July 30, 2003.

Flowers Foods, Thomasville, GA today announces that, as a precaution, it is voluntarily recalling the products listed below with the following Best By Date Codes: Aug 2nd 155 0227; Aug 3rd 155 0237; Aug 5th 155 0257; Aug 6th 155 0267; and Aug 8th 155 0267 (raisin and banana bread only).


    Cobblestone Mill 16oz Cinnamon Raisin Bread
    Cobblestone Mill Banana Bread
    Cobblestone Mill Jew Rye 16oz Bread
    Cobblestone Mill 16oz Pumpernickel Bread
These products, in packages with the codes noted, may contain small pieces of metal mesh screen. The affected product is limited to the following states -- AL,AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, TN, NC, VA, and WV -- as well as to the following areas: parts of KY, TX, NM, SC; eastern OK, extreme southeastern KS, southern MO, and southern OH.
Consumers are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-660-3590. Caller must enter code 1925# and then extension 294# when prompted.
Ed note: We have only listed the kosher certified products. You can go to the FDA website for the full list.
The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1005

The following kosher consumer advisory is from Delta and America West.

Delta airlines is also testing the concept of selling meals, and where they are doing this kosher meals are not availalble. You can contact Delta at 888-750-3284.
America West Airlines has stopped offering any meals for coach class customers.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1004

The following kashrus advisory is from the OU on July 30, 2003.

Frozen Fanta Banana Splitฎ Fountain Syrup is certified kosher under supervision of the Orthodox Union. We wish to bring to the attention of our consumers that the product is Dairy.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1003

The following health alert is from the FDA on July 30, 2003.

SCHWARTZ APPETIZING INC. located at 4824 16th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, is recalling 7 oz. containers of SCHMALTZ HERRING, CODE 08/06, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The 7 oz. containers of SCHMALTZ HERRING were sold to retail customers in Monroe and Brooklyn, New York, and through the firm’s own retail store. The product was sold in plastic containers with a stick-on label bearing code date “08/06” (on the bottom of the container) and UPC number 7 87434 22222 1. The recall was the result of routine sampling by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which revealed that the finished product contained the bacteria. The company has ceased the production and distribution of the product as the FDA and the company continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.
Consumers who have purchased SCHMALTZ HERRING, CODE 08/06, are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-718-851-1011.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1002

The following kashruth alert is from the Rabbinical Council of New England in response to a reader's quesiton on July 28, 2003.

Joseph's Basil Pesto Salad bears and unauthorized KVH Pareve and is NOT certified Kosher. It is made with non-Kosher cheese.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1001

The following kashruth alert is from the Kof-K on July 28, 2003.

Due to a change in equipment status, Pretzel Pete Peanut Butter filled Nugget Pretzles manufactured by Global Foods labeled as Kof-K Parever, should be considered to be Kof-K Dairy. Future packaging will be labeled as Kof-K Dairy.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1000

The following health alert is from FSNET and Land o'Lakes on July 26, 2003.

Land O'Lakes Inc., Arden Hills today initiated a voluntary recall of approximately 3,500 cases of Land O Lakes(R) Salted Stick Butter in one-pound packages because it may contain small fragments of metal. The affected product was distributed in AL, FL, GA, IL, IA, KS, KY, MI, MN, MS, MO, MN, NE, NC, ND, OK, SC, SD, TN, TX, WI, and WY. The product was sold to consumers in retail grocery stores between June 11, 2003, and July 26, 2003. The recalled product potentially affected has one of the following production codes:


    e) KE 107P
    e) KE 108P
    e) KE 109P
The code can be found above the Nutrition Facts on the package. The voluntary recall is only for the product with the production codes noted above. No other butter products or production codes or any other LAND O LAKES(R) products are part of this voluntary recall. All the product was produced at Land O'Lakes Kent, Ohio, manufacturing facility. Consumers who have purchased LAND O LAKES(R) Salted Stick Butter in one-pound packages with one of these production codes are asked to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company toll-free at 1-877-585-2365 or visit the website at www.landolakesinc.com/ further information.
The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A0999

The following health alert is from FDA on July 23, 2003.

White Clover Honey, in glass bottles, packaged under the the following labels and codes has be recalled by JM Smucker Co., Orrville, OH because The product is contaminated with chloramphenicol (0.3 - 1.7 ppb).
CODE

  • Dickenson's (1.1 oz) Lots: 72C11, 72E13, 72E14, 72F14, 72F17; bottles labeled in part, Dickenson's Pure Honey ** Net Wt ** Pure Clover Honey **.
  • Dickenson's (1.75 oz) Lots: 72B26, 72E08; bottles labeled in part, Dickenson's Pure Honey ** Net Wt ** Pure Clover Honey **.
  • Ritz Carlton (1.1 oz) Lots: 2049, 2133, 2184; ** U.S. Fancy ** ** Net Wt 1.1 oz **.
  • Atlanta Grill (1.1 oz) Lot: 2049. bottles labeled in part, White Clover Honey **
  • Dickenson's (32 g bottles), Lots: 72C11, 72E13, 72F14 [these lots were distributed only in Canada]. ) labeled in part, Dickenson's Money Miel ** 32g ** Product of U.S.A. ** #1 White Liquid **.
The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A0998

The following kosher consumer advisory is from information from readers and Continental Airlines on July 24, 2003.

Continental Airlines plans to eliminate all special meals, including Kosher, on many of their flights beginning September 4. Their web site: www.continental.com/travel/inflight/dining/special/default.asp lists those flights that will continue to offer Kosher meals. Pretty much, the only ones that will offer them are transcontinental flights as well as flights to several international destinations, including Tel Aviv.
You can contact Continental Airlines consumer affairs at 1-800-932-2732 or custo@coair.com .

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A0997
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