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The following health alert is from FDA on Febuary 14, 2007.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to eat certain jars of Peter Pan peanut butter or Great Value peanut butter due to risk of contamination with Salmonella Tennessee (a bacterium that causes foodborne illness). The affected jars of Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter have a product code located on the lid of the jar that begins with the number "2111." Both the Peter Pan and Great Value brands are manufactured in a single facility in Georgia by ConAgra. Great Value peanut butter made by other manufacturers is not affected. If consumers have any of this Peter Pan or Great Value brand peanut butter in their home that has been purchased since May 2006, they should discard it. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to eat certain jars of Peter Pan peanut butter or Great Value peanut butter due to risk of contamination with Salmonella Tennessee (a bacterium that causes foodborne illness). The affected jars of Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter have a product code located on the lid of the jar that begins with the number "2111." Both the Peter Pan and Great Value brands are manufactured in a single facility in Georgia by ConAgra. Great Value peanut butter made by other manufacturers is not affected. Consumers with questions should contact ConAgra at 866-344-6970.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1973

The following kashrut alert is from BC Kosher on February 12, 2007.

We have been informed that Hunt's Thick & Rich Premium Pasta Sauce Four Cheese (680 ML) was erroneously labeled with the OK symbol. The product is NOT certified by the OK and is NOT kosher

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1972

The following kashrut alert is from the CRC on February 13, 2007.

Effective immediately, Healthy Treats, Manitowoc, WI, is no longer certified by the cRc. Any product still bearing the cRc may be used.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1971

The following kashrut alert is from the OU on February 9, 2007.

Brivais Vilnis Assorted Herring, Sprats, and Sardine Products imported byInterpage Inc. - Brooklyn, NY: These products are bearing an unauthorized OU symbol and are being withdrawn from the marketplace. Consumers spotting these products are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8148 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1970

The following kashrut alert is from the OU on February 9, 2007.

Godiva Chocolate Liqueurs: Due to an error, the OU symbol was omitted from the labels. These products continue to be certified without change as follows:
Godiva Chocolate Cream Liqueur, White Chocolate Cream Liqueur and Cappuccino Liqueur are Kosher and Dairy.
Godiva Chocolate Liqueur is Kosher and Parve.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1969

The following health alert is from the FDA on February 5, 2007.

McKee Foods, Collegedale, TN., is recalling certain Little Debbie® Nutty Bars in GA, MD, NC and VA because an ingredient may contain small particles of metal. These products were distributed to retailers and in vending machines on Thursday, Feb. 1 and Friday, Feb. 2. The Nutty Bars are in the following retail packages:

  • 12 oz. cartons, (12 bars, twin wrapped) with one of these carton-end codes:
    Guaranteed Fresh MAR 31 2007 01302091
    or Guaranteed Fresh APR 01 2996 01312091; 25.2 oz. cartons, (24 bars, twin wrapped) with these carton-end codes:
    Guaranteed Fresh MAR 31 2007 01302101
  • or Guaranteed Fresh MAR 31 2007 01302102; 3 oz. single-serve packages (2 bars, twin wrapped) with this code: Sell By APR 01 2007 01312101
The particles were detected through internal quality checks. Consumers who have purchased products with these codes are asked to contact McKee Foods at 1-800-522-4499 for information and a full refund.
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1965

The following kashrut alert is from the COR of Greater Detroit on February 9, 2007.

Chocolate Impressions printed chocolates, of Southfield, MI is not under the Star-K or any other certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1968

The following kashrut alert is from the COR of Greater Detroit on February 9, 2007.

Carolina Brocolli with Cheese Rice Mix with Seasonings contains non-ksoher chese and chicken fat, but mistakenly had a Star-K symbol on the package. The manufactuer had attempted to cover up the Star-K, however, this has not been totally sucessful.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1967

The following South African kashrut alert is from the UOS on February 9, 2007.

Please be advised that KOSHER KAFE in Balfour Park has been sold, and is no longer under Beth Din supervision with effect from 1 February 2007.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A1966

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on February 7, 2007.

365 Organic Organic 5 Grain Cereal with Soy, Whole Foods Market, Austin, TX: This certified product 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=A1964
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