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The following dairy allergy alert is from the FDA on November 21, 2014.

Kozy Shack Enterprises, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain items of its Foodservice Kozy Shack® Simply Well® Chocolate Pudding 4 oz. cups because they contain undeclared milk and lack product labeling.
The recalled product was distributed through foodservice distribution channels and not sold in retail stores. Product was distributed to 20 states: Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
The product comes in a small, clear 4 oz. plastic container and contains a yellow lid with the Kozy Shack logo on it. The carton in which the product was shipped is identified with the following information:

  • Lot Number: 31637681
  • Item Code: 00050000073491
  • USE BY:31 DEC 14

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the milk-containing product was distributed without complete labeling.
Customers who have purchased this product are urged to discontinue use of the item and return it to the place of purchase. Kozy Shack will work with customers to collect the product.
Foodservice customers can contact Consumer Affairs at 855-716-1555, Monday 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Time and Tuesday – Friday 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central Time.
The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0429

The following health alert is from the Barfblog and Lundberg on November 16, 2014.

Lundberg Family Farms is voluntarily recalling specific bags of Brown Rice Flour because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The recalled Eco-Farmed Brown Rice Flour (UPC# 0 73416 00550 1) and Organic Brown Rice Flour (UPC # 073416 00500 6) were distributed in retail store bulk bins, and 25lb bulk bags, between November 4th and November 12th, 2014 in the following states: CA, HI, MA, AZ, NV, and through mail order.
The affected 25lb bulk bags contain the following lot numbers 141027, 141028, 141029, 141030 located on the bottom seam of the bag.
Customers who have purchased this product should discard it and contact place of purchase for a refund. Customers can Lundberg at 530-538-3555, or email recall@lundberg.com.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0427

The following health alert is from the FDA on November 12, 2014.

Organic Steam Treated Ginger Tea Bag Cut Item number 1641 USDA Organic Net Weight: 30 lbs. has been recalled by High Quality Organics Reno, NV 89506 because a they were notified by customer that representative sample of Organic Ginger (Tea Bag Cut) tested positive for Salmonella.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0428

The following health alert is from the FDA on October 29, 2014.

The following products of Michael Foods, Inc., Minnetonka, MN have been recalled because product may be contaminated with spoilage microorganism:

  • Papetti's Table Ready Refrigerated pre-cooked scrambled eggs with butter flavor, Keep refrigerated 33 - 40 degrees F. Packaged in 12- 1.85 pound bags with Net Wt. 22.2 lbs (10.06 kg). Product code: 46025-85877. UPC Code: 1 07 46025 85877 2. have been recalled
    Lot Nos. with exp. date: Lots 4156L-4184L with exp. dates 8/28-9/25/2014; Lots 4188L-4234L with exp. dates 9/29-11/14/2014; Lot 4237L with exp. date 11/17/2014; and Lot 4238L with exp. date 11/18/2014
  • Papetti's Table Ready Refrigerated pre-cooked scrambled eggs. Keep refrigerated 33 - 40 degrees F. Packaged in two different size configurations: (1) 12- 1.85 pound bags, Net Wt. 22.2 lbs (10.06 kg). Product code: 46025-85878. UPC Code: 1 07 46025 85878 9, and (2) 8- 3.25 lb bags, Net Wt. 26 lbs (11.79 kg). Product code: 46025-85858. UPC Code: 1 07 46025 85858 1.
    Lot Numbers with Exp. dates for the following packaging configurations: Product code: 46025-85858, packaged as 8 / 3.25 lb. bags per case: 4169L, exp. date 9/10/2014; 4204L, exp. date 10/15/2014; and 4226L, exp. date 11/6/2014. Product code: 46025-85878, packaged as 12 / 1.85 lb. bags per case: 4169L, exp. date 9/10/2014; 4190L, exp. date 10/1/2014; 4204L, exp. date 10/15/2014; and 4226L, exp. date 11/6/2014.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0426

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on October 31, 2014.

Please note effective immediately (but not retroactive) 1372003 Aldehyde C-11 MNA from Givaudan Europe and Givaudan Fragrance are no longer Kosher certified.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0425

The following health alert is from the FDA on October 22, 2014.

Taylor Farms Pacific Inc. (MacArthur Facility), Tracy, CA is recalling CST Roma Tomatoes Whole Roma 1/25# Origin: USA Keep Refrigerated UPC: 40000356942 Taylor Farms, Pacific, Tracy, CA 95376 bacause firm was notified by supplier that specific lots of "expo fresh" Roma tomatoes may be contaminated with Salmonella. The tomatoes were distributed in California, Arizona, Nevada, & Washington.


The following health alert is from the FDA on October 15, 2014.

Expo Fresh, San Diego, CA is recalling Roma Tomatoes, 25lbs. case because they have a potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The Lot Code is 23914 214 and they were distributed nationwide in US: NJ, MA, CA, AZ, OR, WA.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0423

The following health alert is from the FDA on October 22, 2014.

Michael Foods, Inc., MN has voluntarily recalled Shell Eggs packaged under the following labels because the shell eggs are contaminated with Pseudomonas fluorescens:

  • Abbotsford Farms Cage Free Pasteurized Shell Eggs, Grade A Large Brown Eggs, packaged as 15 dozen per 1 case. Distributed by Abbotsford Farms, Gaylord, MN 55334. UPC Code 1 00 14616 64010 7.
  • AbbotsFord Farms Cage Free 1 Dozen Large Eggs Pasteurized for Safety. The product was packaged as 1 case of 15 1-dozen eggs per carton. Distributed by Abbotsford Farms, Gaylord, MN 55334. UPC Code 1 00 14616 64010 6. (3) Pepetti's Pasteurized Shell Eggs made with Grade A Large White Eggs, packaged as 15 dozen per 1 case. Distributed by: Michael Foods, Inc., Minnetonka, MN 55305. UPC Code 1 07 46025 86990 7.
  • Glenview Farms Pasteurized Shell Eggs made with Grade A Large White Eggs, packaged as 15 dozen per 1 case. Distributed by U.S. Foodservice Inc., Rosemount, IL 60018. UPC Code 5 07 58108 62234 5.
  • Crystal Farms One Dozen Large Eggs, Pasteurized Eggs. The product was packaged as 1 case of 15 1-dozen eggs per carton. Distributed by Crystal Farms, Lake Mills, WI 53551-0753. UPC Code 1 00 75925 00032 6.
  • GFS Large Pasteurized Eggs, packaged as 15 dozen per 1 case. Distributed by Gordon Food Service, Grand Rapids, MI 49548. UPC Code 0 00 93901 26545 6.

Code Info (1) AbbotsFord Farms, Product No.: 14616-64000, Lot Nos.: 4143W, 4150W, 4157W, and 4171W. (2) AbbotsFord Farms, Product No.: 14616-64010, Lot No.: 4136W. (3) Papettis, Product No.: 46025-86990, Lot Nos.: 4131W-4144W, 41417W-4150W, 4153W-4157W, 4160W-4164W, 4168W-4172W, 4174W-4176W. (4) Glenview Farms, Product No.: 58108-62234, Lot Nos.: 4131W, 4139W, 4147W, 4153W, 4160W, 4167W, and 4174W. (5) Crystal Farms, Product No.: 75925-00032, Lot Nos.: 4135W, 4142W, 4149W, 4156W, 4163W, 4170W, and 4177W. (6) GFS, Product No.: 93901-26545, Lot Nos.: 4132W, 4140W, 4148W, 4154W, 4161W, 4168W, and 4175W.
Distribution Pattern: Nationwide distribution. No product was distributed to foreign, military, or government facilities.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0424

The following health alert is from the FDA on October 15, 2014.

Wholesome Harvest Baking, Inc. ("WHB"), formerly Maple Leaf Bakery, Inc., of Chicago, Des Plaines, IL is initiating a voluntary recall of frozen in-store bakery Jalapeno Bagel based on reports of foreign material (glass pieces and stones) in product. The products are frozen jalapeno bagels sold under the Maple Leaf Bakery brand in three different sizes: 3 oz. (64 bagels/case), 4 oz. (78 bagels/case), and 4.5 oz. (72 bagels/case). 342 cases of 3oz. bagels (Publix), 1,791 cases of 4oz. bagels (Tim Horton's), and 6,925 cases of 4.5oz. bagels (Generic) have been recalled.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0422

The following peanut allergy alert is from the FDA on October 17, 2014.

United Natural Trading LLC dba/ Woodstock Farms Manufacturing, Edison, New Jersey are recalling 22lb. bulk cases only (Lot# YOUI03) and Market Basket 12oz. tubs only (Lot# 14248) because they may contain undeclared peanuts.
The 22lb. bulk cases of Asian 7 Rice Cracker Mix, Lot # YOUI03 were supplied to Woodstock Farms from Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd, No. 15 Dongyuan RD, Jinting Town, Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China and distributed in Florida and Wisconsin.
The Market Basket 12oz. tubs of Asian 7 Rice Cracker Mix, Lot# 14248, Best By 9/5/15, UPC# 04970540898 were supplied to Woodstock Farms from Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd and distributed in the MA, VT, CT, RI, ME.
The recall was initiated after a customer reported to us that they found a peanut fragment in the closed case of product at their facility during re-packing. Upon investigation it was discovered that the 22lb. original bulk cartons supplied to us from Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd had contained a peanut fragment. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by failure to do proper allergen cleaning and training of personnel at Suzhou Youi Foods Co., Ltd.
Consumers who have purchased the 12oz. Market Basket tubs are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM EST at 800-526-4349.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0421

The following health alert is from the FDA on October 7, 2014.

Boskovich Farms is recalling Roma Tomatoes because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. They were packaged in 2-5 lb. clear plastic overwrapped black poly trays of 3/8" diced Roma Tomato per cardboard carton. Cardboard carton labeled: 2-5 LB. DICED TOMATOES 3/8; PACKED BY BOSKOVICH FARMS OXNARD CA, 93030 PRODUCT OF MEXICO.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0420
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