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The following kashrus alert is from the COR Detroit on December 22, 2015.

LISTERINE POCKETPAKS BREATH STRIPS is Kof-K certified, and bears the Kof-K symbol on the back of the card. However, Listerine PocketMist spray is not certified, and does not bear a Kof-K.

The following Canadian kashrus alert is from the COR on December 24, 2015.

Yupik Store, 385Rue de Louvain O, Montréal, QC H4N 1G6, Canada: Non-kosher Products have been inadvertently labelled with the COR712 symbol. Anything purchased from this store is not kosher certified even when bearing the COR 712 symbol, until further notice. Corrective measures are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5281

The following kashrus alert is from the MK on December 23, 2015.

The MK Wishes to inform the public that Pei Blend (frozen) under the GFS brand contains a non certified ingredient that was inadvertently used. This product cannot be considered kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5280

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on December 23, 2015.

Sunkist Breakfast Espresso Trail Mix and Sunkist Mango Dark Chocolate Trail Mix sold at Walmart stores distributed by Snack It Forward (Los Angeles, CA) have been mislabeled with a plain OK kosher symbol instead of the OK-D (Dairy) designation.
Please note that all other products bearing the OK kosher symbol are now certified.


The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on October 30, 2015.

Please be advised that SNACK IT FORWARD 60080 Center Drive Los Angeles, CA is using UNAUTHORIZED OK KOSHER SYMBOL. Snack It Forward is distributing Sunkist Trail Mix and Sunkist Fruit Chips bearing an unauthorized OK Kosher symbol on the packaging. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5201

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on December 23, 2015.

Kosher Alert Sprinkles Edible Butterfly Wafers

Quality Sprinkles Lacy Butterflies Edible Wafers, Quality Sprinkles, Honk Kong: The Orthodox Union certifies several Quality Sprinkles products, however, the Orthodox Union does not certify the Lacy Butterflies. The Lacy Butterflies Wafers bear an unauthorized OU symbol and contain a non kosher ingredient. This product is primarily sold in Australia. Corrective actions have been implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5279

The following reissued kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on December 23, 2015.

KABIR’S BAKERY INC. All baked goods: Kabir’s bakery Inc., 19 5th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231: KOSHER CERTIFICATION HAS BEEN REVOKED.
Although OK Kosher Certification has removed certification from Kabir’s Bakery on December 4, 2015, we have reason to believe that their products are still being distributed with the OK kosher symbol at various point of sale locations.
Action Please contact the OK Kosher Certification office (718-756-7500; info@ok.org) with store location if you see these products being sold. Pictures of the label are always helpful. Corrective action is being pursued.


The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on December 4, 2015.

Effective immediately, OK Kosher Certification has removed the kosher certification from Kabir’s Bakery, 19 5th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 due to Kashrus violations. Corrective action has been taken.

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The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5249

The following kashrus alert is from the MK on December 18, 2015.

The MK Wishes to inform the public that Neige, Milk Chocolate Snaps, Dark Chocolate Snaps and Milk Chocolate Snaps produced by Cebon has been inadvertantly mislabeled with a MK pareve symbol. These products are in fact dairy. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5270

The following insect infestation alert is from the Vaad of Denver on December 20, 2015.

Fresh Pineapples, insect concerns: Mites have being found in the crown and outer rind of fresh pineapple and also the inside the blossom cups and crevices. The pineapple should be peeled until only yellow fruit is visible and then rinsed. Since the insects tend to crawl, the cutting surface should be washed and the crown and rind should not be used as décor on food platers.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5278

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

White Street Bread, White Street, Brooklyn NY: The Orthodox Union does not certify White Street breads. White Street Caucasian Bread is being sold with an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5277

The following food safety alert is from the FDA on December 21, 2015.

The Swinomish Fish Company is initiating a voluntary recall of packages of both Traditional and Peppered flavors of NATIVE CATCH SALMON BACON with a "BEST BY" date of 1/23/16 and 3/16/16 distributed in the Western Washington and Florida areas. The Native Catch Salmon Bacon has the potential to be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
No illnesses or reactions have been reported to date and no other Native Catch products are involved in this recall. The potential for contamination was noted after a routine Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) inspection discovered that the product had potentially been under processed.
The Native Catch Salmon Bacon products subject to this recall are:

  • Peppered flavor with UPC: 7 83583 27965 9, packaged in 8 oz. and 14 oz. clear vacuum bag with Best By codes 1/23/16 and 3/16/16.
  • Traditional flavor with UPC: 7 51778 15900 0, packaged in 8 oz. and 14 oz. clear vacuum bags with BEST BY codes 1/23/16 and 3/16/16.

Recalled products were shipped to locations in the states of Washington and Florida between the dates of August 10, 2015 through December 11, 2015 This recall is being made with the knowledge of the WSDA and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
All retail outlets that sell these products are being notified to remove the product with affected date code from their shelves and warehouses immediately. Consumers are urged to dispose of the products or return to the stores where it was purchased.
Consumers may contact Swinomish Fish Company at 1-360-466-0176 weekdays from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Pacific Time for a replacement or full refund, as well as with general inquires.

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