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

The MK wishes to inform the public that hot chocolate produced by Davids Tea has been inadvertantly mislabeled with a pareve symbol. This product is in fact dairy. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5226

The following kashrus alert is from the Atlanta Kashruth Commission on November 17, 2015.

The Juice Bar, 2957 North Druid Hills Road NE, Atlanta, GA located near Publix Toco Hills is no longer under AKC certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5225

The following food safety alert is from the FDA Enforcement Report on November 18, 2015.

One code of Wylwood brand Frozen Whole Kernel Corn was found to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes based on sampling and analysis by the State of Tennessee. Bonduelle USA Inc, Brockport, NY decided to recall other labels and codes produced the same day as the suspect lot as a precaution.
Frozen Corn distributed under the following labels and sizes: (a) WYLWOOD Super Sweet Whole Kernel Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ (1 LB), UPC 051933002401, DISTR. BY: SAVE-A-LOT FOOD STORES LTD. EARTH CITY, MO 63045; (b) MARKET BASKET Cut Corn, NET WT. 16 OZ. (1 LB.), UPC 049705693414, Packed Exclusively for: DEMOULAS SUPERMARKETS, INC. Tewksbury, MA 01876; (c) Bountiful Harvest WHOLE KERNEL CUT CORN, NET WT. 40 OZ. (2.5 LBS.), UPC 822486120597, Marketed by: Independent Marketing Alliance Houston, TX 77079; (d) WEST CREEK FROZEN VEGETABLES Cut Corn, NET WT. 2.5 LBS., UPC 00806795285239. --- The product is packed in poly bags.
Codes: (a) Best By June 2017 K51564 and K51574; (b) Best By June 2017 K51574; (c) Best By June 2017 K51574; (d) Best By June 2017 K51574
Distribution Pattern: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5224

The following food safety alert is from the FDA Enforcement Report on November 18, 2015.

Appeeling Fruit Inc. Dauberville, PA. is voluntarily recalling consumer packages of fresh sliced apples with Best-if-Used-by dates of 09/14/15 and 09/21/15, due to the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. This recall includes the following:

  • Appeeling Fruit, Sweet Fresh, Apple Wedges, Net Wt. 16 oz. 8 2 oz. bags, UPC: 6 58324 08400, Best If Used By: 9/21/2015, Packed 6 - 8 unit packages/case; Appeeling Fruit, Sweet Fresh, Apple Wedges, Net Wt. 12 oz., , Best If Used By: 9/21/2015, Packed 6 packages/case; Produced by: Appeeling Fruit, Dauberville, PA 19533
  • Appeeling Fruit Fresh Slices, Net Wt. 20 # Bulk, Best If Used By: 9/18/2015 Appeeling Fruit Inc., Dauberville, PA 19533 (bulk-packed), 4 CT/3 lb. Sweet Apple Slices Best If Used By: 9/18/2015. Packed 4 - 3lb boxes/case.
  • Wegman's Organic Apple Wedges, Net Wt. 12 oz., 6 pouches, UPC: 0 77890 28213, Best If Used By: 9/21/2015; packed 6 - 12 oz. packages/case; Wegman's, Apple Edges, Net Wt. 16 oz., 8 pouches, UPC: 0 77890 25018, Best If Used By: 9/21/2015; packed 6 - 16 oz. packages/case. Distributed By: Wegman's Food Markets, Inc., Rochester, NY 14603
  • Appeeling Fruit Tart Fresh Apple Edges, Net Wt. 12 oz., UPC: 6 58324 00950, Best if used by: 09/21/2015, packed 6 packages/case.
  • Burger King Crown Apple Slices, Net Wt. 2 oz., Best If Used By: 9/14/2015; packed 20-2 oz. pouches to a case. Distributed by: Burger King Corporation, Miami, FL 33126
  • Snack Fresh Red Apple Slices, Net Wt. 2 oz., UPC: 0 74641 00982, Best If Used By: 9/21/2015; Distributed by Country Fresh, LLC. , Houston, TX 77090; packed 100-2 oz. pouches to a case

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5223

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on November 18, 2015.

TIBI Gourmet Kosher Fried Chicken, FRANQUICIAS KOSHER DE PANAMA S.A., www.kosherfriedchicken.com
Franquicias Kosher de Panama S.A. is advertising kosher fried chicken under the TIBI Gourmet label, bearing an unauthorized OK kosher symbol on the packaging.
OK Kosher Certification does not certify this product.
Corrective action is being taken.

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The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5222

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on November 18, 2015.

As of November 18, 2015, ROSTAN CORPORATION is no longer certified kosher by OK Kosher Certification.
Rostan Corp. has been inactivated due to kashrus violations.


The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on October 19, 2015.

Rostan Bakery Pide Bread, Rostan Bakery, Brooklyn, NY: It has come to our attention that Pide Bread, manufactured by Rostan Bakery on or before October 12, 2015, mistakenly contained a dairy ingredient.
The amount of dairy contained is in a ratio of less than 1/60. Action Corrective measures have been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5181

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on October 29, 2014. This alert has been reissued on November 18, 2015 because the mislabeled product has been seen in stores.

Please be advised that a limited amount of the following Woodpecker products, CIBO VITA, INC. (Fair Lawn, NJ) and sold at T.J. Maxx stores were mistakenly labeled with the OK kosher symbol instead of the OK-D symbol:

  • Yogurt Covered Pretzels
  • Milk Chocolate Pretzels
  • Greek Yogurt Pretzels
  • Toffee Pretzels
  • Raspberry Pretzels
  • Blueberry Pretzels
THESE PRODUCTS ARE DAIRY. Corrective action is being taken.

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The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4737

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on November 9, 2015.

Please be advised that Calson Industries Inc. of Kent, WA, USA is distributing Mr. C’s Strawberry Daiquiri and Margarita Mix bearing an UNAUTHORIZED OK Kosher Certifiication kosher symbol (OK) on the packaging. OK has no information as to the kashrus of this product. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5213

The following information is from the cRc twitter feed and http://askcrc.org/item/Food/1249" target='crc'>askcrc.org on November 17, 2015.

Questionable Additives; The following is a partial list of sensitive additives, and kosher certification is required for any food which contains one of these ingredients: Aspartame, Carmine (used as a coloring agent), citrates (e.g. citric acid, sodium citrate), ethyl alcohol, flavors (natural or artificial), gelatin, glycerin, grape juice, gum Arabic, lactose, natural colors, oil, polysorbates (e.g. polysorbate 60), products of Israel, red cherries, stearates (e.g. stearic acid, magnesium stearate), vegetables which might be infested with bugs, and xanthan gum.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5221

The following kashrus alert is from the MK on November 16, 2015.

The MK wishes to inform the public that the following bread products produced by Bridor may inadvertently bear an MK dairy symbol.
These products are in fact Pareve. Corrective action has been taken. The following products are pareve:

6379PB FRENCH ROLL52410ROUND SLICED BURGER BUN
6380PB WHEAT FRENCH ROLL52566BRIOCHE BURGER BUN
52017PB FRENCH ROLL6383PB FRENCH PANINI ROLL 8 in
63300PB MINI FRENCH ROLL6384PB WHEAT PANINI ROLL 8 in
63600PB MAXI FRENCH ROLL52020BAKED MULTIGRAIN PANINI 8 in ROLL
63800PB ROUND PANINI ROLL63500PANINI ROLL 6.5 IN
63820PB SMALL ROUND ROLL53566BRIOCHE HOT DOG SUB ROLL
52260PB MULTIGRAIN FRENCH ROLL52374PETITE FRENCH BAGUETTE
52315TRADITIONAL DINNER ROLL63142PB ASSORTED FRENCH ROLL

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5220
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