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Kashrus alert on Bouchard Chocolate Coins

October 16, 2017 from the OU Twitter Feed:
"Bouchard Chocolate is indeed dairy. It is made at an OU kosher facility, however this label was not yet authorized by the OU."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6127

Kashrus alert on Aunt Eva Oatmeal Cookies

November 8, 2017 from the OK Kosher Certification:
Please be advised that All flavors of Aunt Eva Oatmeal (of Ezree Inc. Brooklyn, NY 11219) Cookies bear an unauthorized OK Kosher symbol. These products are NOT certified by OK Kosher Certification. Corrective actions are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6125

Revised SEATTLE VAAD KASHRUT ALERT - PCC Columbia City bulk bins

November 3, 2017: From the Seattle Vaad Twitter Feed:

t has come to our attention that one of the bulk bins at the PCC Columbia City location was inadvertently labeled with the Seattle Vaad sticker, however the bin with the item "Gummy Bears" or "Gummy Cubs" is NOT kosher. This error has been corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6118

Denver kashrus alert and advisory on Izzio’s Cherry Almond Bread

Nov 5, 2017 from the Vaad of Denver:

Izzio’s Cherry Almond Bread was mistakenly labelled as Scroll K certified. This product found in the 5 Scroll K-certified King Soopers IS kosher certified. If this product is found in any other establishment, it IS NOT Scroll K certified. Corrective measures have been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6121

Israeli kashrus notice on Elite products

November 5, 2017 from Jerusalem Kosher News:

Elite is moving over from the kashrus of the Eida Chareidis to Rav Westheim, UK hechsher. Be advised the change is already in effect on many products.
Some products have an OU as well.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6120

Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods Voluntarily Recalls Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans Because of Possible Health Risk

November 7, 2017 from the FDA:
Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods LLC. of Front Royal, Virginia is voluntarily recalling one product, Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans were distributed through three retailers in the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia. All affected retailers have been contacted to ensure that the recalled product is removed from store shelves. Other products of Nature’s Touch Frozen Foods LLC. are not affected.

BrandProductSizeUPCBest Before Dates
Nature’s TouchOrganic Fine Whole Green Beans10 oz (283g)8 73668 00141 82017 JUN 04 to 2019
JUN 21

Consumers who have purchased Nature’s Touch Frozen Organic Fine Whole Green Beans are urged to discard it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. The Nature’s Touch Consumer Service Team will be available to answer any questions Monday to Friday from 9AM to 5 PM EST by phone at: 1-877-850-2664 or by email at: info@naturestouch.ca.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6124

DSD Merchandisers, Inc. Voluntary Recalls Dark Chocolate Almond Products Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

November 3, 2017 from the FDA:
In cooperation with the GKI Foods LLC recall of Dark Chocolate Almonds due to an undeclared milk allergen, DSD Merchandisers, Inc., Livermore, CA, is voluntarily recalling bulk Dark Chocolate Almonds and pre-packaged Dark Chocolate Almonds. All lot numbers are affected. This recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced on October 27, 2017.
In cooperation with the GKI Foods LLC recall of Dark Chocolate Almonds due to an undeclared milk allergen, DSD Merchandisers, Inc., Livermore, CA, is voluntarily recalling bulk Dark Chocolate Almonds and pre-packaged Dark Chocolate Almonds. All lot numbers are affected. This recall is an extension of the GKI Foods LLC recall announced on October 27, 2017.

6-51433-66300-5Dark Chocolate Almonds 11 oz. Pre-packed Plastic Cups
6-51433-10004-3
PLU 21881
Dark Chocolate Almonds – Bulk Bins (PLU 21881 at Albertsons/Safeway/Vons/Pak N’ Save).
6-51433-10004-3 PLU 6630Dark Chocolate Almonds – Bulk Bins (PLU 6630 at Nugget Markets).

Consumers who have purchased this product should discontinue use immediately and return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions regarding this recall should contact DSD Merchandisers, Inc. at (925) 449-2044, Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, PST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6122

Mexican kashrus alert on Shell Pride Salmon products

November 3, 2017 from KMD Mexico:

Los productos de la marca LIBANIUS y PANARABIGO ya no cuentan con nuestra supervisión, aún portando nuestro logo.

Translated by Google translate: The products of the LIBANIUS and PANARABIGO brand no longer have our supervision, even carrying our logo.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6119

Food Recall Warning - True North Seafood Company brand Toppers Smoked Salmon Flakes seasoned with lemon and dill recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

November 3, 2017 - from the CFIA:

True North Salmon Co. Ltd. is recalling True North Seafood Company brand Toppers Smoked Salmon Flakes seasoned with lemon and dill from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
True North Seafood Company Toppers Smoked Salmon Flakes seasoned with lemon and dill 113 g 7838 All Best Before dates up to and including November 17, 2017. 0 60719 72255 6

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6117

Setton International Foods Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Milk in Select Dark Chocolate Almonds and Dark Chocolate Raisins Products Received from our Supplier GKI Foods LLC

November 1, 2017 from the FDA:
Setton International Foods, Inc. of Commack, NY, is voluntarily recalling select dark chocolate almonds and dark chocolate raisins products. All these products contain undeclared Milk. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled retail package items: All Best Before dates

  • Deluxe Dark Chocolate Almonds 20oz. UPC: 034325078741
  • Deluxe Dark Chocolate Almonds 14oz. UPC:034325747661
  • Deluxe Dark Chocolate Raisins 24oz. UPC:034325078758
  • Deluxe Dark Chocolate Raisins 16oz. UPC:034325147669

These products were sold at Price Chopper Stores and Market Basket Stores and distributed to the following states: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, PA, and VT. The product affected was sold from February 22, 2016 to present.
The recall was initiated after Setton International Foods, Inc. received notification from our supplier GKI Foods of a recall due to undeclared Milk allergen present in the dark chocolate almonds and dark chocolate raisins products. Consumers with a milk allergy who have purchased the above listed products and which do not declare "milk" in the ingredients should discontinue use immediately and return the product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Setton International Foods, Inc. at 1-800-227-4397, Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm.

Ed. note: The product bears a kosher dairy designation

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6116
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