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The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 3, 2008

Bazzini Licorice-All Sorts (UPC# 0 75062 50196 3), A.L. Bazzini Co. - New York, NY: This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not certified kosher by the Orthodox Union. 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=A2429

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on July 3, 2008

An unauthorized OU-D symbol was inadvertently placed on Skittles Candy Fan, UPC# 6 09454 61492 6 and Skittles Dry Erase Message Board, UPC# 6 09454 61501 5 from Candyrific- Louisville, KY. Corrective action has been implemented. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org. Please note that this issue only impacts upon the kashruth status of the Skittles, the products’ safety and nutritional integrity is not affected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2428

The following alergy notice is from the FDA on June 30, 2008

Giant Food and the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company are recalling their "Garlic Bread" and "Garlic Spread" due to undeclared milk. The product was distributed in the bakeshops of all Giant and Stop & Shop supermarkets.
The following products are affected by this recall:

  • 16-oz. Giant Garlic Bread: UPC 21476670000
  • 16-oz. Giant Garlic Spread: UPC 20173310000
  • 16-oz. Stop & Shop Garlic Bread: UPC 20540880000
  • 9-oz. Stop & Shop Garlic Bread: UPC 20540900000
  • 16-oz. Stop & Shop Garlic Spread; UPC 20549280000
Consumers may return the product to their local Giant or Stop & Shop for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call Giant at (888) 469-4426 or Stop & Shop at (800) 767-7772.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2427

The following kashrus notice is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council on Jun 30, 2008

Dill Pickle flavored sunflower seeds under the Dakota Valley brand, Willow Lake, South Dakota, bears an unauthorized cRc. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2426

The following kashrus notice is from the London Beth Din on June 25, 2008.

Beacon Rose and Lemon Turkish Delight has been reformulated and is no longer kosher, even when bearing the Beth Din logo. Beacon have removed the Beth Din logo from future reprints, and have apologised for the confusion.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2425

The following kashrus notice is from the London Beth Din on June 25, 2008.

The KOSHER NOSH GUIDE SUMMER 2008 is available for download from the London Beth Din website www.kosher.org.uk.
The June 2008 Update is out now. To view, click on the link www.kosher.org.uk/updates.htm.
For Shemitta Information, click on the link http://www.kosher.org.uk/shemittaalert.htm
Important announcement from the LBD: "It has come to our attention that an email, purporting to come from the London Beth Din, is circulating undermining the kashrut of products certified by the South African Beth Din. This email is a hoax and has not been issued by the LBD."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2424

The following kashrus alert is from the COR on June 26, 2008.

Please note that the potato chips listed below do not bear a COR symbol at this time. In September, the products will again be manufactured at COR supervised facilities.

  • Compliments Kettle Barbecue
  • Compliments Kettle Garlic & Herb
  • Compliments Kettle Jalapeno
  • Compliments Kettle Salt & Malt Vinegar - Dairy
  • Compliments Kettle Sour Cream & Onion - Dairy
In general, we recommend that you look for the COR symbol on items that you purchase.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2423

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on June 24, 2008.

Please be advised that the DUNKIN DONUTS / BASKIN ROBBINS Located at 51 East 34th Street, New York, NY 10016 is NOT certified by the OK Kosher Certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2422

The following health alert is from the FDA on June 24, 2008.

This announces a product recall for the one-gallon Nestlé Pure Life Purified Drinking Water sold ONLY in Shop-Rite stores in the five Northeast states of CT, DE, NJ, NY and PA. This affects ONLY the one-gallon size. Fewer than 150 one-gallon bottles of Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water are implicated, produced in a short timeframe on May 5, 2008 between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. The product date code is printed on the shoulder of one-gallon bottles. The code is:
First line…………050508126WF024
Second line……... Starts with the numbers "08"
For example: 0801BB05/2010
The product in question may contain a diluted form of a common food grade cleaning compound that results in a bitter or sour taste. This could pose a potential health concern if ingested in large quantities over an extended period of time and should not be consumed or used in preparing infant formulas or other foods or beverages. No illnesses have been reported. To further assure consumers, Shop-Rite, as of Monday, June 23rd, has removed any remaining affected product from their stores and warehouses. Consumers who possess this product or have questions should contact the company at a toll free number 866-599-8980 available 24 hours a day. This same toll-free number is also printed on the front of all product labels for the one-gallon size.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2421

The following kashrus alert is from the COR dated May 27, 2008.

The following COR certified juice products are now being sold in plastic bottles. The plastic bottles are not certified kosher and do not bear the COR symbol. The glass bottles and plastic jugs that bear the COR symbol are acceptable. The brand names are:

  • Everfresh
  • Fairlee
  • Sunlike
  • Tropical Grove
  • Tropical Delight
  • Tropical Rhythms

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A2420
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