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The following Canadian kashrus alert is from the COR Twitter Feed on April 23, 2015.

There is a restaurant in north Toronto called "A Yiddishe Mame." Please be advised that it is not kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4961

The following kashrus alert is from the yeahthatskosher.com on April 21, 2015 with confirmation by Rabbi Mehlman.

Le Churro (NYC) is no longer under Rabbi Mehlman's supervision and is no longer kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4960

The following egg allergy alert is from the FDA on April 22, 2015.

SM Fish Corp. of FAR ROCKAWAY, NY is recalling 8 ounce containers of OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX & CREAM because it contains undeclared eggs.
The product was distributed to retail stores in NY and NJ.
OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX & CREAM, NET WT. 8 OZ., is packed in clear, plastic containers bearing UPC code 739885104113 and date code "06/04/15" (represents expiration date) located on the bottom of the plastic tub.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered during the current FDA inspection that the containers did not list the sub-ingredients of the mayonnaise, which contains eggs, used in the product. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's packaging processes.
Consumers who have purchased the item are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-945-9800, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, ET. e sour cream, which contains milk, used in the products. Subsequent inve

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The following milk allergy alert is from the FDA on April 22, 2015.

SM Fish Corp. of FAR ROCKAWAY, NY is recalling 8 ounce containers of OSSIE’S HERRING IN SOURCREAM and OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX DAIRY because they contain undeclared milk.
The products were distributed to retail stores in NY and NJ.
OSSIE’S HERRING IN SOURCREAM, NET WT. 8 OZ., is packed in clear, plastic containers bearing UPC code 739885114174 with date code "06/08/15" (represents expiration date) located on the bottom of the tub. OSSIE’S PICKLED LOX DAIRY, Net Wt. 8 OZ., is packed in clear, plastic containers bearing UPC code 739885114136 and date code "06/08/15" (represents expiration date) located on the bottom of the tub.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered during the current FDA inspection that the containers did not list the sub-ingredients of the sour cream, which contains milk, used in the products. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's packaging processes.
Consumers who have purchased these items are urged to return themt to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-945-9800, Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, ET.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4958

The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA Enforcement Report for April 22, 2015.

Trader Joes Company is recalling its 16 ounce packages of Trader Joes Cinnamon Almonds because they may contain undeclared peanuts. The Cinnamon Almonds, Net Wt. 16 oz, UPC # 00761437, 24 units per case. This product is distributed nationwide in US.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4957

The following walnut allergy alert is from the FDA Enforcement Report for April 22, 2015.

Stop & Shop Clear Splash Orange Mango, 1 liter plastic bottle Flavored Sparkling Water Beverage distributed by Foodhold U.S.A., LLC Landover, MD 20785 UPC Codes: 6-882677-14066 has been recalled because of undeclared tree nut (walnuts). This product was distributed in MA, NY, PA

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The following kashrus alert is from the OU on April 21, 2015.

MacFarms Caramelized Sea Salt Macadamia Nuts, MacFarms, Captain Cook HI: The Orthodox Union certifies a variety of MacFarms Macadamia Nuts, but does not certify the Caramelized Sea Salt variety. This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and contains dairy ingredients. Corrective measures have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4955

The following Canadian kashrus advisory is from the COR on April 20, 2015.

Due to manufacturing changes, please be advised that the following Kellogg’s cereals sold in Canada have had a status change from "Pareve" to "Dairy Equipment (DE)":

  • Rice Krispies Multigrain Shapes
  • Brand Buds
  • Corn Pops (all varieties)
  • Froot Loops
  • Mini-Wheat Crunch
One should be in the habit of always checking a product’s kosher symbol to verify its kosher status and designation.
For more information about the implications of Dairy Equipment (DE), please click here.

From the Rabbinical Council of New England: Froot loops and Corn pops are still Pareve in the USA. In the US most mini-Wheats are NOT kosher, due to gelatin.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4953

The following health alert is from the FDA on April 20, 2015.

Superior Nut & Candy Co., Inc. is recalling 4 ounce packages Pine Nuts because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The recalled Pine Nuts were distributed nationwide in retail stores.
The product come in a 4-ounce packages of Pine Nuts are sold in store Produce Departments with a clear package front and tan-colored label on the back. The back label list Pine Nuts as the only ingredient and has the UPC Number of 72549320016 with a Best By date between 10/22/2015 to 12/27/2015 on the back label.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the FDA revealed the presence of Salmonella in a 4 ounce package.
Customers who have purchased any 4 ounce packages of Pine Nuts are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Customer Relations at (630) 254-7900 [Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST].

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4954

The following health alert is from the FDA on April 17, 2015.

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily 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 11 oz. plastic tubs. The recalled product has a best-by date of Feb. 4, 2016 and a UPC code of 7695862059-1.
Recalled items were sold in AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, KS, LA, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT Whole Foods Market Stores.
No illnesses have been reported to-date. Based upon routine testing conducted by an FDA-contracted laboratory, it was determined that the raw macadamia nuts tested positive for Salmonella.
Customers who have purchased this product 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.

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