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Kashrut alert on SEASON’S CHOICE frozen BROCCOLI FLORETS and CALIFORNIA MEDLEY (broccoli florets, cauliflower & carrots)

November 22, 2017 reissued on October 24, 2018 and March 3, 2019 from the COR Detroit and reposted on May 16, 2019:

The MK symbol on SEASON’S CHOICE frozen BROCCOLI FLORETS and CALIFORNIA MEDLEY (broccoli florets, cauliflower & carrots) at Aldi, products of Mexico, is not the MK symbol of Montreal or Manchester, and these products are not recommended, due to infestation concerns.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6145

British Kashrut Alert - Delisted Products

May 15, 2019 from the London Beth Din:

DELISTED PRODUCTS - The following products are no longer approved:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6809

British Kashrut Alert - M & S Protein Water

May 15, 2019 from the London Beth Din:

Please note that protein waters may contain collagen derived from animal sources.
M & S Protein Water contains hydrolysed beef collagen and is therefore Not Kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6808

Kosher Advisory - Some Fiber One Bars

May 13, 2019 from the OU:

Fiber One Some Fiber One Bars, General Mills is no longer certified:
Due to reformulation some Fiber One Bars no longer bear the OU symbol. As always, consumers should check each product before purchasing and eating to verify the presence of a kosher symbol.

Ed. note: General Mills can be contacted at 1-800-248-7310 between (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. CT, weekdays)

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6806

Kashrut alert on Setpa Sarl and Azeyateen of Tunisia

May 10, 2019, 2018 from the cRc:

Effective immediately, the Chicago Rabbinical Council is no longer certifying any Olive Oil products under the brand names of Setpa Sarl and Azeyateen of Tunisia.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6805

Joy Cone Alert

May 9, 2019: from the Star-K:

Please be advised that with the introduction of dairy products on their pareve lines, some Joy Cone products are now certified STAR-D Dairy and will be labeled STAR-D.
The STAR-D Dairy symbol appearing on the labels of: Sugar Cones, Waffle Cones, Waffle Bowls and Pretzel Cones, is an indication that they were produced on Dairy Non-Cholov Yisroel equipment. The formulas for these products have not changed.
Joy brand Cake Cones and Gluten Free Cake Cones will remain STAR-K certified Pareve. Please check each product carefully to confirm its status.

Ed. note: Joy Cone products with a Star-D symbol are produced on dairy equipment.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6804

Kosher Alert Abu Lafia Pita

May 8, 2019 from the OU:

Abu-Lafia Pita, Pita bread, Abu-Lafia Pita, Montreal CA has an unauthorized OU:
The Orthodox Union does not certify Abu-Lafia Pita. Some Abu-Lafia bags bear an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.


September 13, 2018 from the OU:

Abu Lafia Pita, Produits Pita Achtaroute, Montreal PQ has an unauthorized OU:
The Orthodox Union does not certify Abu Lafia pita. Some bags are printed with an unauthorized "OU Pas Yisroel" symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented. If you see this product in the marketplace, please provide details to kosherq@ou.org.

Ed. note: This product has not been certified by the MK since 2014, even though there is a picture on the web showing the MK on the product.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6568

Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Elman's brand Dressing recalled due to undeclared sesame, wheat, and gluten

May 8, 2019 from CFIA:

Elman's Food Products Ltd. is recalling Elman's brand Dressing from the marketplace because it may contain sesame, wheat, and gluten which are not declared on the label. People who have an allergy to sesame, wheat, or have celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders should not consume the recalled product described below.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Toppits Dressing 454 g All Best Before dates where sesame, wheat, and gluten are not declared on the label 0 59392 90004 7

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6802

Mexican kashrus Informationalert - POLLOS SARAH

May 6, 2019 from KMD Mexico:

POLLOS SARAH Ubicado en Atlaltunco No. 49, Col. San Miguel Tecamachalco CP.53950. Cierra sus puertas por lo tanto deja de contar con supervisión Kosher

Translated by Google Translate: SARAH CHICKENS, at Atlaltunco No. 49, Col. San Miguel Tecamachalco CP.53950 has closed their doors therefore has stoppedp having Kosher supervision.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6801

Insect Infestation alert on Organic Broccoli Slaw:

May 7, 2019, 2018 from the cRc:

After months of research, the cRc continues to find a high amount of insect infestation in organic broccoli slaw. We therefore are no longer recommending using organic broccoli slaw without a reliable hashgacha but continue to recommend non-organic broccoli slaw (which we are continuing to monitor as well).

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6800
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