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The following kashrus advisory is from the OU on February 2, 2015.

Nestle Infant Nutrition. Florham Park NJ: Not all Gerber products are certified by the Orthodox Union. Currently, the Orthodox Union certifies some Gerber 2nd Food products in 3.5 ounce jars and 4 ounce aseptic cups. As always, consumers are urged to look for the OU symbol before purchasing Gerber baby food.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4862

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on January 30, 2015.

Ladissmith Butter is incorrectly labelled as Parev. This product is Milchik.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4863

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on January 30, 2015.

Finn Crisp is no longer approved by the Beth Din.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4865

The following South African kashrus alert is from the Beth Din of Johannesburg on January 30, 2015.

McCains Broccoli erroneously bears a Beth Din logo. This product is not certified as kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4864

The following British kashrus alert is from the London Beth Din on February 2, 2015.

The following Dr Oetker products listed on p.33 and 74 of The Really Jewish Food Guide 2014 are no longer approved due to lack of up to date information. Old stock may be used up.

  • Regalice Ready Rolled Icing
  • Regalice Ready to Roll Coloured Icing
  • Regalice Ready to Roll Ivory Icing
  • Regalice Ready to Roll White Icing
  • Ready Rolled Marzipan
  • Ready to Roll Marzipan

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4866

The following wheat and almond allergy alert is from the FDA on January 30, 2015.

SOLE GRANO LLC of Fair Lawn, NJ is recalling its 12 oz. Fairway - Like No Other Market Organic Cranberry Low Fat Granola, because it may contain undeclared almond and wheat allergens.
Fairway – Like No Other Market Organic Cranberry Low Fat Granola was sold at fifteen Fairway Stores in New Jersey, Connecticut and New York.
The product is sold in clear plastic 12 oz. containers labeled as Fairway – Like No Other Market Organic Cranberry Low Fat Granola with UPC Code 758940600155 and the following Lot # and Expiration Dates printed on the labels on the side of the products:

  • Lot# 11142017 Expiration Date 10/01/2015
  • Lot# 12142018 Expiration Date 10/01/2015
  • Lot# 01152008 Expiration Date 01/25/2016
No other Fairway branded products were affected by this voluntary recall.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered by Fairway on the 28th of January 2015 after a customer complained to the Store Manager that the product contains almonds although it was not declared on the label. Eventually the store manager contacted Fairway Corporate office and they have contacted our company and advised about the mislabeling of the product. Fairway has posted notices of the recall at its stores and has pulled the affected products of the shelves. Subsequent investigation indicates that the problem was caused due to mislabeling during the printing of the labels for the product.
Customers who have purchased the affected product should dispose of it or return it to the place of purchase where they will receive a full refund. Consumers with questions or willing to organize a return may contact Sole Grano LLC at (201)797-7100 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4867

The following health alert is from the FDA on January 30, 2015.

Whole Foods Market is recalling packaged raw macadamia nuts due to possible Salmonella contamination.

The product was labeled as "Whole Foods Market Raw Macadamia Nuts" and was packaged in 5.6 oz. plastic tubs. The recalled products have sell-by dates of 4/22/15, 5/4/15 and 5/6/15 and a UPC code of 7-23055-21415-3. The recalled product was distributed to Whole Foods Market, Greenlife Grocery, and Harry’s Farmers Market stores in AL, GA, MS, NC, SC and TN.

Based upon routine testing conducted by an FDA-contracted laboratory, it was determined that the raw macadamia nuts products tested positive for Salmonella.

Customers who have purchased this product at Whole Foods Market, Greenlife Grocery or Harry’s Farmers Market stores in the affected states should discard it and may bring in their receipt for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Whole Foods Market Customer Service, 512-477-5566 ext. 20060 Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm CDT.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4872

The following kashrus alert is from OK Kosher Certification on February 2, 2015.

Please be advised that as of the 30th of January 2015/10 Shvat 5775, YOHAY BAKING COMPANY (146 Albany Avenue, Lindenhurst, NY 11757) is no longer certified by OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4870

The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on February 2, 2015.

The Spice Mill of Manchester, CT is voluntarily recalling ground cumin and Cajun Seasoning products because they may contain undeclared peanut proteins.
The product is sold at local markets in CT and through The Spice Mill's website and retail store in Manchester, CT.
This recall affects the following products:

Consumer UPC # Size (Net wt.) Description Best By Date Lot #
811267012008 2.75 oz. Ground Cumin 11/16, 12/16, 1/17 55996
811267011735 4 oz. Cajun Seasoning 12/16,1/17 1432421

These products were packaged in November, December and January and are packaged in plastic bottles with a black flip-top lid. The Lot number is printed directly on the bottle in black ink.

This recall was initiated after it was discovered that ingredients from a single supplier used in the affected products were contaminated with peanut proteins. This allergen was not declared on the products' ingredient statement.

Consumers who have purchased the recalled products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact The Spice Mill at 860-645-3853 from 9am to 5pm EST Monday-Friday, or email at info@espicemill.com for additional information.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4869
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4868
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