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The following health recall is from FDA on July 2, 2008

The following products were recalled by R.A.B. Food Group LLC, Newark, NJ, by letters on May 7, 2008. Firm initiated recall is ongoing. The reason is soup contains insect larvae (filth):

  1. Manischewitz Matzo Ball Soup; Reduced Sodium; Ready to Serve; Net Wt. 24.oz. (680 g) Kosher for Passover and all year round; UPC 1 72700 10160 8, Recall # F-398-8;
  2. Manischewitz Matzo Ball Soup; Ready to Serve; Net. Wt. 24 oz (680 gr); Kosher for Passover and All year Round; UPC 72700-10181, Recall # F-399-8
CODE
  1. Lot Code: 0461(A,B)NMA10160;
  2. Lot codes: 0251(A,B)NMA10181; 0461CNMA10181

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0213

THE ALERTS THAT ARE BELOW THIS ARE FROM 2008. SOME OF THESE PRODUCTS MIGHT BE AROUND DUE TO A LONG SHELF LIFE OR THE PROBLEMS INVOLVED ARE STILL RELEVENT.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0212

The following Passover notice is from the COR Detroit and confirmed by the company on April 24, 2008.

Schmerling's Sugarless / No Sugar added chocolates are not kosher for Pesach as stated on the label.
Ed. note: This product may have been inadvertently placed with the Passover products. Consumers should always check each label of each product before purchase and/or use.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0211

The following Passover notice is from the COR Detroit and confirmed by the company on April 24, 2008.

Lieber's Cherry Jel - bears Rabbi M. Weissmandl's certification and says Kosher for Passover in English and Hebrew, but above that states "Not for Passover Use". Rabbi M. Weissmandl told me 4-18-08 the latter is a mistake, and it is Kosher for Pesach.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0210

The following Passover revised notice is from Kof-K dated April 15, 2008.

Please note that some varieties of Pepsi products which are marked kosher for Passover did not have the corn syrup removed from the label. IN FACT THERE IS NO CORN SYRUP IN IN THE KOSHER FOR PASSOVER PRODUCTS.
In addition the only Pepsi products that are certified for Passover are those with the KOF-K and KP on the label or cap. Color coding is not an indication of Passover certification

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0202

The following Passover notice is from the KAJ on April 18, 2008.

"Our Rabbininate reaffirms the kashrus integrety of the romaine lettuce grown in greenhouses in Mexico, under the Merinda label, and in Eretz Yiroel, under the Aeli Katif label, when the packaging bears the KAJ emblem.
When instructions for washing and rincing as stated on the label (or bags) are followed, the product may then be consumed withou any further checking."
More information and the letter are here

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0209

The following Passover alert is from the KOAOA (Half Moon K) on April 17, 2008.

Bagged Romain Lettuce in 3-pound bags under the Taylor Farms brand name, sold in Sam's Club stores have recently appeared with our Half-Moon K symbol on the label. The use of our symbol on these bags is unauthorized. KOAOA (Half-Moon K) does not endorse romain lettuce due to the concern over insents that may be left on the produce after washing in the factory.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0208

The following Passover alert is from the OU on April 17, 2008.

Wissotsky Iced Tea, Wissotsky Tea- Tel Aviv, Israel: This product bears an unauthorized “Kosher for Passover” statement and is not certified for Passover use. All Wissotsky Tea Bags remain certified for Passover use when bearing the Passover designation.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0207

The following Passover advisory is based on a question from a reader and consultation with the OU on April 17, 2008.

Many meat companies, distribute products bearing a Kosher for Passover designation whose whose ingredient panels reflect chometz or kitnios ingredients. We have been informed that often meat companies do not use the Passover sensitive ingredients for Passover productions.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0206

The following Passover alert is from the Rabbinical Council of New England on April 15, 2008.

This is to advise consumers that Ruth's Bake Shop at 987 Central Street in Stoughton, MA is not certified as Kosher for Passover.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0205
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