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Passover Kashrut Alerts


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An announcement on April 2, 2010 concerning Glick's Passover potato chips by Rabbi Avrohom Tzvi Halevy Glick and Rabbi Moshe Elefant of the Orthodox Union is posted at www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/glick.pdf.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0254

The following Passover alert is from editor on March 29, 2010.

Charles Chocolates is advertising Chocolates for Passover. These products are NOT certified as kosher or kosher for Passover.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0253

The following Passover information is from Rabbi Gruber on March 29, 2010.

Rumors on the internet are not substantiated. Shufra Cocoa is kosher for Passover.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0252

The following revised Passover alert is from the Kof-K on March 28, 2010.

A production of Kosher for Passover 12oz cans and 1 liter bottles of Canada Dry Ginger Ale and Dr Brown's Black Cherry Soda included high fructose corn syrup in the ingredient legend. The products were manufatured with kosher for passover invert syrup under constant rabbinical supervision and are certified kosher for passover by the KOF-K. Most fo the cans indicate on the bottom "MADE WITH SUGAR".

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0233

The following Israeli Passover alert is from the Israeli Chief Rabbinate and translated by Jerusalem Kosher News on March 23, 2010.

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate announced that the following shmura matzos list fraudulent rabbinic supvision and are not kosher for Passover.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0247

Information on Quinoa
The following Passover alert is from the COR on March 3, 2010.


Biased on current information the COR is not recommending quinoa with the COR 541 for pesach even to those that do use quinoa.

The following revised information is from a reader's observation and posted on March 28, 2010.
Trader Joes Quinoa is useable for Passover when bearing a Half-Moon K or Star-K. Trader Joes Quinoa in West Cost stores is from a different company. This is an OU certified plant that also does chometz. The West Coast Trader Joes Quinoa package is shown here. This package also bears a wheat allergen notice.
Ed. note: A small amount Trader Joes Quinoa in Midwest and East Coast bears an OU. This product does not bear any allergin notice.

The following Passover notice is from the Streit's on March 22, 2010.
Plain Streit's quinoa with the code of PD 34809 is kosher for Passover even without Passover certification (for people who eat kitniot). Other codes are not kosher for Passover.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0234

The following Passover alert is from the Star-K on March 26, 2010.

Various varieties of Ungers peppers were mislabeled with packaging stating that it may be used for Passover. The vinegar is kitniyos and the peppers are not kosher for Passover.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0251

The following kashrus and Passover alert is from the Rabbinical Council of New England on March 25, 2010.

We have been informed that both Stop and Shop and Shaw's are distributing free shank bones. Please be advised that these bones are NOT certified as kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0250

The following Passover alert is from the Star-K and Rabbi Bess on March 23, 2010.

Please note that information regarding Metamucil Wafers was listed incorrectly in the 2010 Passover Guide to Cosmetics and Medications published by Kollel Los Angeles and in the 2010 Passover Directory published by Star-K. The correct information is as follows: Metamucil Wafers are chometz and should not be consumed on Pesach. Please note that the all Metamucil powders are chometz free as listed in the guide and the Metamucil Original texture is also Kitniyos Free.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0244

The following Passover alert is from the London Beth Din on March 23, 2010.

With reference to the Approved Products listing on the KLBD Passover website at www.kosher.org.uk/passover.htm, Sainsburys Slenda Sweet Tablets included in the Sweeteners section are not approved for Pesach use.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0246
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