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The following kashrus alert is from the OM Kosher, The Organized Council of Kashruth Mahaaral, Prague twitter feed on March 5, 2014.

NURFAHAN BT MD DAUD OIL MALAYSIA has unauthorized OM Logo. The OM does not certify this product.Vegetable oils. Copy of fraudulent hecksher is shown.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0400

The following dairy allergy alert is from the FDA on March 3, 2014.

Twin Marquis, Inc. of Brooklyn, NY, is recalling specific lots of Twin Marquis COOKED NOODLE and LO MEIN NOODLE listed below because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled products were distributed in NY, PA, NJ, CT, VA, MD, MA, NC, FL, and MI through Asian food retail stores and food services (Chinese and Asian restaurants).
Twin Marquis LO MEIN NOODLE, NET WT. 5 LB (refrigerated or frozen), is a yellow raw noodle packed in a plastic film bag package, and bears UPC # 7 60941 90718 8. The following lots are being recalled: 10329, 10330, 10331, 11301, 11302, 11304, 11305, 11306, 11307, 11308, 11309, 11311, 11312, and 11313. Twin Marquis COOKED NOODLE, NET WT. 16 OZ, UPC 7 60941 10421 1, and NET WT. 5 LB (refrigerated or frozen), UPC 7 60941 90714 0, is yellow boiled noodle packed in a plastic film bag package. The following lots are being recalled: COOKED NOODLE 16 OZ, Lots: 10329, 10330, 10331, 11301, 11302, 11304, 11305, 11306, 11309, 11311, 11312, and 11313. COOKED NOODLE 5 LB, Lots: 10329, 10330, 10331, 11301, 11302, 11304, 11306, 11308, 11309, 11311, and 11213. The secondary (outer) packages are brown cardboard boxes. The lot numbers are printed on primary plastic packages and outer boxes.
The recall was initiated after receiving notice from the FDA during an audit check that the dried whole egg powder supplied by DEB-EL Food Products, LLC contains undeclared milk and thus being recalled. The packaging of dried whole egg powder (lot # 1843) did not reveal the presence of milk. The Twin Marquis’ noodle products listed above were made using the dried whole egg powder as an ingredient.
Consumers who are allergic to milk should not consume the above products. Consumers who have purchased the above products and lot numbers are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 718-386-6868, Monday - Friday, 9am - 6 pm, ET.

Ed. note: From the OU, this is an allergen issue only, the products are pareve.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0399

The following food safety alert is from the the FDA on February 11, 2014.

ROTH FARMS Inc., Belle Glade, Fl , is recalling its “ bunched Curly Parsley” because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled "Curly Parsley" was distributed in South Florida distribution centers. The product comes in a 3 Wire Wooden Crate with the lot # AG01GN on the outside tag.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-561-996-2991.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0398

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on February 10, 2014.

Please be advised that Angest yeast produced by ANGEL YEAST (Yichang, Hubei, China) bears an unauthorized OK Kosher symbol. THIS ITEM IS NOT CERTIFIED BY OK KOSHER. Corrective action has been taken.

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The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0397

The following food safety alert is from the the FDA on February 7, 2014.

Big Red Tomato Packers, LLC of Fort Pierce, FL is voluntarily issuing a limited recall of 790 - 20 and 25 lb. boxes of fresh tomatoes of lot 1106, because they may have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. omatoes from the lot were distributed to a limited number of receivers in Florida, North Carolina, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. All receivers of the lot have been notified. The potential for contamination was discovered as the result of a routine random lot sample taken on January 28, 2014. All currently existing product associated with this lot number is subject to this recall.
For more information, please contact Erin Cox at 772-466-0700 or erin@bigredtomatopackers.com

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0396

The following kashrus advisory is from the OU on January 30, 2014.

The Orthodox Union no longer certifies the products listed below as of January 27, 2014. Products with the OU symbol purchased before January 27, 2014 are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union:

  • Albert Uster Imports, Inc., Gaithersburg MD
    • Cherry Cheesecake Purse
    • Wild Berry Cheesecake Purse
    • Dark Chocolate Purse
    • Caramelized Apple Purse
  • Wellsley Farms, BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., Westborough MA
    • Spanakopita
  • Four Stars International, Mundelein IL.
    • French Chocolate Truffle Purse
    • Burnt Caramel Apple Purse
    • Cherry Cheesecake Purse
    • Wild Berry Cheesecake Purse
  • Gourmet Foods of Arizona / Appetizers USA, Rio Verde AZ
    • Spanakopita Portabello Mushroom & Sun Dried Tomato Brie
    • Raspberry Almond In Fillo
    • Assorted Quiche Samsosa Triangles
    • Portabello Mushroom Fillo Purse
    • Whipped Feta & Roasted Red Pepper Appetizer
    • Spinach in Fillo Triangles
    • Assorted Mini Baklava
  • Les Chateaux De France, Inwood NY
    • 100 pc Brie & Raspberry W/Almonds In Fillo
    • Spinach & Cheese Fillo (Spanakopita)
    • Feta & Black Olive Filo
    • Mini Fillo Pastry Shells
    • Large Fillo Shells/Cups-
    • Retail Tyropita
  • Mar-Lees Seafood, LLC, New Bedford MA
    • Spinach & Cheese Fillo (Spanakopita)
  • Spring Valley, MilMar Food Group II, Goshen NY
    • Spinach & Cheese Fillo (Spanakopita)
    • Mini Fillo Shells/Cups
    • Large Fillo Shells/Cups
  • Wegmans Food Markets. Inc., Rochester NY
    • Phyllo Pastry Sheets
    • 9x14 Phyllo Pastry Sheets
    • 14 X 18 Mini Phyllo Pastry Shells
  • White Toque, Inc., Secaucus NJ
    • Goat Cheese & Fig Roll Hors D'oeuvers
    • Organic Mini Shell Hors D'oeuvers
    • Assorted Dairy Appetizers
    • Assorted Veggie Quiches
    • Raspberry & Brie Hors D'oeuvres
    • Cranberry & Brie Fillo Hors D'oeuvres
    • Smoked Salmon & Dill Fillo Cups
    • Pear & Brie Fillo Rolls
  • The Fillo Factory, Inc. Montvale, NJ All Products
    • Aunt Trudy's
    • Fillo Factory
    • Hors D'oeuvres Unlimited
    • Lean On Me
    • Mimi's Gourmet
    • Nanny's
    • Yia Yia’s

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0395

The following kashrus alert is from the OK Kosher Certification on January 21, 2014.

Please be advised that Pepper Products Produced by Recursos Integrados Sac (Lima, Peru) are no longer certified kosher by OK KOSHER CERTIFICATION
Products with manufacture date before January 1, 2014 are certified, when bearing the OK kosher symbol on the labels.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0394

The following kashrus alert is from the KSA on January 14, 2014.

It has been brought to our attention that the Xi'an FineSky Technological Co., Ltd. Shaanzi, China is circulating a kosher certificate under the KSA. (Attached) This is a forged certificate. The KSA does not certify this company or any of its products. Forged certificate is here

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0393

The following kashrus alert is from the Chicago Rabbinical Council on January 14, 2014.

Please be aware that formula number 28-09-0150SD2 Cheddar-Type Powder MWNI from EA Weber is no longer certified by the cRc.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0392

The following kashrus alert is from the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis on December 31, 2013.

Please be advised that the following two products erronously bear only the OV symbol. These products are certified OV-D Dairy and contain actual dairy ingredients. Measures have been taken to correct the labeling.

  • 36 lb Carton Chef's Quality Vanilla Non-Dairy Soft Serve Mix
  • 36 lb Carton Chef's Quality Chocolate Non-Dairy Soft Serve Mix

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0391
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