K A S H R U T . C O M©

The Premier Kosher Information Source on the Internet


HOME | PASSOVER | CONSUMER | COMMERCIAL | TRAVEL | ZEMANIM | LINKS | ARTICLES | RECIPES | HUMOR | E-MAIL LIST

Subscribe to get e-mail when this site is updated
for from
to
 
Shop Artscroll and support Kashrut.com
 

Consumer Kashrut Alerts

Newer alerts

Voluntary Recall of Non Organic Gogo Squeez Applesauce Pouches

March 4, 2016 - From the FDA:

New York, NY Materne North America Corp. (MNA) is voluntarily recalling specific packages of GoGo squeeZ® applesauce pouches due to potential adulteration from food product residue. The recalled applesauce pouches have a Best Before Date of 12/4/15-3/4/17 and a 5 digit production code beginning “US” followed by 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07 or 08, which consumers can identify on the back of the pouch or on the bottom of the box, and “Product of USA” displayed under the Nutrition Facts Panel on the box. Any products labeled as organic are not impacted by the recall.
Consumers who have purchased GoGo squeeZ® applesauce pouches with Best Before Date of 12/4/15-3/4/17 please contact GoGo squeeZ® at 1-844-275-5841 or visit their website at www.gogosqueez.com to request a replacement voucher.
Materne takes food safety matters very seriously. Out of an abundance of caution, the company is removing the specific pouches with affected codes. Materne is coordinating with MDARD and is implementing corrective steps to prevent future occurrences.
Production of the product mentioned above has been suspended while MNA and MDARD officials continue their investigation as to the source of the problem. Please note this does not include organic products.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5376

Kosher Alert Pampa Fruity Wheels

March 3, 2016: From the OU: Pampa Fruity Wheels Cereal, Transnational Foods LLC, Miami FL: The Orthodox Union does not certify Pampa Fruity Wheels cereal. This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5375

Kosher Alert Dannon Nonfat Yogurt

March 2, 2016: From the OU: Dannon strawberry Flavor Nonfat Yogurt and Strawberry Banana Flavor Nonfat Yogurt, The Dannon Company, White Plains NY
The Orthodox Union does not certify Dannon Strawberry Flavor Nonfat Yogurt and Strawberry Banana Flavor Nonfat Yogurt. A small quantity of these products were labeled with an unauthorized OU mark. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5374

The GKI is not a kosher symbol!

February 25, 2016 - From the cRc Twitter Feed: The GKI is not a kosher symbol! It is a symbol for products exported from Kazakhstan to Russia.
Ed. note: This was in the March, 2016 Kashrus Magazine.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5372

Kosher Information on Galil Candy

March 2, 2016 - From the Atlanta Kashruth Commission: Galil candy produced in Turkey with the Minchas Chinuch Tartikov certification is acceptable.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5371

Kosher Alert Brad’s Organic Fruit Spreads

March 1, 2016: From the OU: Brad's Organic All Varieties of Fruit Spreads and Jams, Brad's Organic, Haverstraw NY
The Orthodox Union does not certify any Brad’s Organic Fruit Spreads or Jams. Some jars were labeled with an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5370

Kosher Alert: Delices de la Foret COR 267 Product Mislabeling

February 25, 2016 - The COR Twitter Feed had 2 kashrus alerts regarding products labeled COR267:

  • Délices Vailli Copeaux de Chocolate Noir Dark Chocolate Shavings 2 kg was inadvertently labeled without a ‘dairy’ designation. The product is DAIRY and kosher certified.
  • Mélange Alegria Mix 1 kg was inadvertently labeled with a COR 267. This product is not under certification.

9.1 ounce Snack Size Jolly Rancher Bites and Twizzlers Bites Contains Non-Kosher Filled Gummies

February 26, 2016 - From Kashrus Magazine:
Snack Size Jolly Rancher Bites and Twizzlers Bites, in the 9.1 ounce packaging distributed by The Hershey Company (Hershey, PA), contains three varieties of candies: non-kosher Jolly Rancher Bites Filled Gummies—Watermelon, Green Apple and Cherry (.7 ounce size) together with two “OU”-certified varieties, Twizzlers Bites Mixed Berry and Jolly Rancher Bites Soft Chews. The Filled Gummies contain non-kosher gelatin. The outer packaging bears two “OU” symbols. The non-kosher Jolly Rancher Bites do not bear an “OU” and there is a small disclaimer saying “Package contains kosher and non-kosher items.” Caveat emptor! Let the buyer beware.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5368

Boston area Food Truck Kosher Alert

February 26, 2016 - From Rabbinical Council of New England (KVH):
Please be advised that as of the date of this notice
RAMI'S Resturant (Glatt Kosher Meat)
Pure Cold Press (Kosher Dairy - Cholov Stam) are the only establishments operated by the Cohen Family
THE RAMI'S FOOD TRUCK IS NO LONGER IN OPERATION
AT THIS TIME THERE ARE NO FOOD TRUCKS CERTIFIED KOSHER by KVH KOSHER a division of the Rabbinical Council of New England

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5367

Oh Nuts

February 24, 2016 - From the Chicago Rabbinical Council:

Certain Packages of products under the "Oh Nuts" brand bear an unauthorized cRc logo. In addition, the labels on some of those packages do not indicate that the product is dairy, cholov stam.
The cRc does not presently certify any products under the "Oh Nuts" brand.
Corrective actions are being taken.

Ed. note: From the OK: It is a labeling error. The mislabeled Lavender Chocolate Lentils Gems are OK-D, cholov stam.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5364
Older alerts

The information posted is from secondary sources. We cannot take responsibility for the accuracy of the information.

Copyright © kashrut.com. Permission is granted to reprint these alerts in hardcopy print media if kashrut.com is credited as the source of the information.
כל האומר דבר בשם אומרו, מביא גאלה לעולם אבות ו"ו

Comments to webmaster@kashrut.com 
© Copyright 2018 Scharf Associates
Phone: (781)784-6890 
E-mail: ajms@kashrut.com
URL: " http://www.kashrut.com/"
 
Arlene J. Mathes-Scharf  
Food Scientist - Kosher Food Specialist
 
Scharf Associates
P.O. Box 50
Sharon, MA 02067