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The following information has been received from the Orthodox Union and posted on November 17, 1997
Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk is certified as kosher and dairy by the Orthodox Union. However,  two of the products are mislabeled. The whole milk variety has an OU which should be  an OU-D. The Low-Fat  Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk is also certified as kosher by the Orthodox Union even without the  OU-D on the tabel.
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0015
The following information has been received from the Orthodox Union and posted on November 14, 1997

Dannon Lite Yogurt with a "K" is not certified as kosher by the Orthodox Union and does not meet the standards of the Orthodox Union.

Only the Fanta  flavors listed on the Acceptable Soda List on Kashrut.com are certified as kosher. Some of the new flavors are not yet certified as kosher.
The list on Acceptable Soda List (http://www.kashrut.com/consumer/soda)  is the following:
Fanta Sodas: Blueberry, Bubble   Gum, Cherry Limeade, Clear   Cherry, Fruit Punch, Ginger Ale,   Pink Bubble Gum, Red Cream,   Root Beer, Very Strawberry,   Watermelon, Wild Cherry,   Lemonade, Sour, Tonic Water

Only the bottles of Hellman's Fat Free Honey Dijon which bear the OU symbol are OU certified.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0014
The following information is reprinted with permission from the October, 1997 KEEPING YOU KURRENT published by the Star K.

PAS YISROEL: Goldman's, Parisers and Schmell & Azman products are Pas Yisoel. Seven Mile Market fresh bakery products are Pas Yisoel.

The following Star-K retail products are and/or use Pas Yisroel ingredients:

  • BenZ's Gefilte Fish
  • BenZ's Kishka
  • Blue Ribbon Fish Salads
  • Chopsies Bagel Pizza
  • Chopsies Frozen Pizza
  • Chopsies Kishka
  • For Convenience Sake Entrees
  •     Giant Star-K packaged rye & pumpernickel breadsGrandma Taylor's Mandelbread
  • Main Street Bagels
  • Mama Leah's Pizza
  • Manna Pizza
  • Philadelphia Foods Bagel Pizza
  • Philadelphia Foods Frozen Pizza
  • Shindler Breaded Fish
  • Shira Pizza

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Other Pas Yisroel consumer products: Empire Pizza Bagels, H & S Rye & Pumpernickel Packaged Breads, Kemach, Leiber's, Reisman's, and Manischewitz Tam Tams.

The following Star-K products and/or establishments are Yoshon: (For local Yoshon catering and dining options, call our Kashrus Hotline.)

    • Carmella Frozen Pizza Crusts (whole wheat pizza crusts are not Yoshon)
    • Giant Frozen Pizza Crusts
    • Goldmans BakeryMama Leah's Gourmet Kosher Pizza
    • Milk & Honey Bistro - pasta, pizza, soups
    • Schmell & Azman Bakery
     

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0013
The following information was received in a fax from the Orthodox Union on September 24, 1997.

The following Borden Products are certied kosher and dairy by the Orthodox Union when carrying an OU-D:

  • Cracker Jack- Butter Toffee
  • Cracker Jack- Fat Free Original
  • Cracker Jack- Fat Free Butter Toffee
  • Cracker Jack- Nutty Deluxe
  • Cracker Jack- Original

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0012
The following information is reprinted with permission from the September, 1997 KEEPING YOU KURRENT published by the Star K.
  • Most varieties of Celestial Seasoning Teas bear a Star-K and are Pareve. However, some teas contain non-Cholov Yisroel dairy components in the flavoring and bear a Scroll-K Dairy (Denver Vaad Hakashrus). The dairy varieties are:
    • Cinnamon Apple Spice
    • Detox AM
    • English Toffee After Dinner
    • Laxatea
    • Vanilla Hazelnut After Dinner
    • Vanilla Maple
  • Smucker's Jams, Jellies and Preserves in most varieties are now under the OU supervision only when bearing the OU symbol. Smucker's Simply Fruit products are not kosher approved.
  • Hershey's new Jellybeans are not OU approved and are not recommended

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0011
The following information was received in a fax from Kof-K on August 29, 1997.

Please note that Alliant Brand/ Allied Bakers Sliced Marble Swirl Bread is erroneously labeled Kof-KD. The Bread is PAREVE and not Dairy. The labels have been corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0010
The following information is reprinted with permission from the August, 1997 KEEPING YOU KURRENT published by the Star K.
  • Mama Tish Ices that previously bore an OU are still certified OU Pareve. The OU was left out in error.
  • Tropicana Orange Juice Bars and Orange Juice Bars with Cream are approved with the OUD designation.
  • Now & Later Candies are Kosher only when bearing the OU symbol.
  • One should carefully check Ralston cookie and cracker products for the OU Pareve or OU Dairy designations.
  • Bugs Bunny & Friends Snacks by Betty Crocker do not bear any certification and are not Kosher certified.
  • Kraft BBQ Sauce is no longer OK approved and does not bear an OK on the label.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0009
The following information is from a newspaper advertisement on July 18, 1997.

KITOV BRAND BAKED CHEESE CURLS 10 oz. size has an incorrect ingredient legend. The product is PAREVE and does not contain any Dairy ingredients. The printing error is being corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0008
The following information is reprinted with permission from KEEPING YOU KURRENT published by the Star K in July, 1997.

Sharon Sorbet is certified OU Pareve even without the OU on the package. The OU was left out in error.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0007
The following information is reprinted with permission from KEEPING YOU KURRENT published by the Star K in July, 1997.
Apple & Eve Brik Pak containing twenty-seven assorted box drinks may contain a mixture of Kosher and non-Kosher products. Check each box for the OU symbol. A complete list of certified beverages is available on the Recommended Soda and Beverage List
The following information was received by e-mail and confirmed by telephone from the Orthodox Union, on June 13, 1997 in response to numerous consumer queries.

Mars has applied for O.U. certification for a number of its products.

At this point Twix is certified kosher and may be purchased without the O.U. certification on the wrapper. (ed. note: The Twix certified by the OU is made in the US and is certified kosher and dairy)

In the future Mars Bars, Milky Way Dark and Milky Way Lite will be certified kosher. However, it should be purchased only when bearing the O.U. symbol. (ed note:see below) Three Musketeers and Snickers are not certified by the OU.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/NewCerts/?alert=N0006
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