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The following information was from Star-K November Keeping You Kurrent and the Orthodox Union.

The following REPUBLIC OF TEA bottled tea drinks are now OU certified: Berry Plum Green, Decaf Ginger Peach Green, Kiwi Pear Green, Orange Spice Spring Cherry
ed. note: Information on Sodas and Beverages can be found on 2000 Recommended Soda & Beverage List

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0055
The following information was from Star-K November Keeping You Kurrent.

The following airlines are offering JANA'S COOKIES, under Star-D Supervision, as their snack: Alaska, American, America West, Frontier, and Horizon.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0054
The following kosher information is from the Organized Kashruth Laboratory on on Sept. 19, 2000.

Kool-Aid, Health Quenchers and Crystal Light products are certified by the Organized Kashruth Laboratories when bearing the OK symbol.

  • Crystal Light (when bearing OK) Raspberry Ice, Raspberry Tea
  • Crystal Light Frosted Escapes (when bearing OK) Pina Colada, Strawberry Daiquiri
  • Crystal Light Tropical Passions (when bearing OK) Banana, Orange, Strawberr, Strawberry Kiwi
  • Health Quenchers: Fruit Punch Wellness, Lemon Tea Wellness, Mixed Berry Calcium, Punch Tea Energy, Strawberry Lemonade Calcium, Strawberry Kiwi Energy
  • Kool Aid Bursts (when bearing OK): Berry Cherry, Blue Moon Berry, Cherry, Grape, Kiwi-Lime, Strawberry-Kiwi, Tropical Punch
  • KooL Aid Splash (when bearing OK): Blue Raspberry, Cherry, Grape Berry, Kiwi Strawberry, Tropical Punch, Variety Pack, Watermelon
  • KooL Aid Sugar-Free (when bearing OK): Lemonade, Mega Mountain Twists Strawberry Lemonade, Strawberry Tea
The list of can also be found on 2000 Recommended Soda and Beverage List
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0053
The following kosher notice is from the Star-K on on Sept. 25, 2000.

Squeezit Drinks, made by General Mills, in the following flavors are now OU certified when bearing the OU symbol: Berry B. Wild, Chucklin' Cherry, Grape, Punch, Tropical Punch.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0052
The following information was received from the Star-K on June 20, 2000.

INFORMATION REGARDING SLURPEES: The Star-K does not take responsibility for the cleanliness or kashrus of each individual Slurpee machine. If the consumer wants to confirm that the flavor posted on the Slurpee machine corresponds to the flavor container connected in the back, the owners of the 7-11 Stores on Old Court Rd, Reisterstown Rd/Slade Ave and Fords Ln (Baltimore, MD) have agreed to accompany an ADULT consumer to the back to confirm that the container corresponds to the flavor posted on the machine.
The following COCA COLA Slurpee flavors are approved:

CokeCitraSprite
Cherry CokeMello YelloPink LemonadeSurge

The following BARQ'S Slurpee flavors are appproved:
Red CremeRoot Beer
The following FANTA Slurpee flavors are approved:
BananaClear Cherry Ginger AleWatermelon White Cherry
BlueberryOrange MangoWild Cherry
Blue CherryRed CreamYellow Cherry
CherryRoot Beer
The following MINUTE MAID Slurpee flavors are approved:
Black CherryGrapeLemonadePineappleRaspberry Lemonade
BlueberryOrangeRaspberry
CherryPassion Fruit OrangeStrawberry
Fruit PunchPeach
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0051
The following information was received from the CRC on March 15, 2000.

HAWAIIAN PUNCH FRUIT JUICY RED, 12 OZ. CANS, 20 OZ. CANS and 2 LITER BOTTLES are now certified by the CRC. The juice boxes and 64 oz. bottles are NOT approved at this time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0050
The following information was received from the OU on December 2.

Turkey Hill products are cetified by the Orthodox Union even when carrying the KO symbol of the former certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0049
The following information is reprinted with permission from the November, 1999 KEEPING YOU KURRENT published by the Star K.

American Licorice Rope Vines are under Star-K supervision only when bearing the Star-K symbol.
Entenmann's Fruit Tarts toaster pastries are now OUD certified and are dairy, non-cholov yisroel.
Hershey Special Dark Chocolate products have been reformulated and now contain whey powder. They are OUD certified and are dairy, non-cholov yisroel. (ed. note: a repeat of an earlier alert.)
CLARIFICATION: Kellogg's Brand Eggo Waffles and Nutrigrain Bars are both certified by the KVH (Vaad Harabonim of New England).

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0048
The following clarifying information was received from the Orthodox Union in response to a reader's question on November 17, 1999.

Oronoque Pie Shells are mislabeled as OU-D. They are in fact pareve.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0047
The following information received by fax from the Orthodox Unon on August 24, 1999.

Great Value Party Mix bears a correct OU. The ingredient statement erroneously lists nonfat milk. The product is pareve.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0046
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