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The following kashrus alert is from the Kosherquest.org on March 13, 2005 and confirmed by the Star-K.

Packaged Sambosak and Chocolate Rounds bear an unauthorized Star-K.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1382

The following kashrus alert is from the cRc on March 11, 2005.

Strauss products from Israel are now going under the supervision of the OU, and will be marked accordingly with the OU-D. However, unlike most dairy products from Israel under the OU, this product line is presently NOT CHOLOV YISROEL.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1380

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on March 17, 2005.

Berkley & Jensen Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips, BJWC, Natick, MA, contains 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=A1379

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on March 17, 2005.

The Vanilla Bean Baking Co. Holiday Sugar Cookies and Petite Fudge Fancies.
This product, primarily distributed in Upstate New York, mistakenly bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not certified as Kosher by the Orthodox Union. Product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1378

The following kashrus notice is from the Vaad Hoir of St. Louis dated March 10, 2005.
This is to inform the public that new guidelines have been set up regarding the use of the OV symbol on bagged salads and vegetables. All bagged salads and vegetables with the OV symbol stamped as part of the date code are now certified by the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis and according to Halacha, do not have to be checked before using. Old packaging bearing the preprinted OV symbol (and no OV symbol stamped with the date code) is being depleted and products in this packaging should be checked before using.
The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad Hoir of St. Louis dated February 18, 2005.

Effective immediately and until further notice, all bagged salads of any type bearing the OV symbol must be checked for bugs before using.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1369

The following kashrut alert is from the CRC on March 11, 2005.

Effective immediately, Ultimate Nut, Skokie, Illinois, is no longer under the supervision of the cRc.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1377

The following allergy alert is from the FDA on March 4, 2005.

Streit's SINCE 1925 brand Potato Pancake LATKES MIX, NET WT. 6 OZ. (170 g). "PRODUCT OF CANADA" labeled product only (found on side of box below the Nutrition Facts Panel). The product is packaged in a box. INGREDIENTS: Dehydrated potato, potato starch, salt, dehydrogenated onion, hydrogenated cottonseed oil shortening, spice. --- NOTE: Boxes of the product labeled "PRODUCT OF USA" are not involved in recall. UPC barcode # 0 70227 50051
RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER: Aron Streit Inc., New York, NY, by letter on January 24, 2005. Firm initiated recall is ongoing.
REASON: The product contains undeclared sulfites based on FDA's analysis. DISTRIBUTION: Nationwide and Canada.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1376

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on March 4, 2005.

Mini Honey Maid Cookies-Oatmeal Raisin, Nabisco, Product is certified as OU-D 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=A1375

The following kashrus notice is from Kehilah Kashrus on on March 2, 2005.
PIZZA WORLD, located at 1387 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y., is now under new managment. The Kehilah Kashrus certification has been reinstated as of March 1, '05.

The following kashrus alert is from Kehilah Kashrus on on February 17, 2005.
PIZZA WORLD, located at 1387 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, is no longer under the Hashgacha of Kehilah Kashrus.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1365

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on March 2, 2005.

The Orthodox Union certifies packaged Tanimura and Antle salads when bearing National Produce OU stickers. The Orthodox Union certification is not on all Tanimura and Antle, but rather on the specific bags of salad that have been specially checked and determined not to require further checking under the supervision of the Orthodox Union. In order to be certain that you are purchasing Orthodox Union certified salad, look for the National Produce sticker on the bags of salad.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1374
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