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The following kashrus alert from the Kof-K on October 2, 2013.

Brickman’s brand Salt & Pepper Kettle Chips, distributed by Gordon Food Service, were inadvertently mislabeled as Kof-K Pareve. This product is certified Kof-K Dairy. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0382

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on September 17, 2013.

A fraudulent certificate is being generated by ANN EAS Group located at Sabah Sarawak, Maalaysia stating that the Kof-K certifies oils. The Kof-K does not certify oils manufactureed by the above company. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0381

The following health alert information is from the Foodquality.com and Foodmanufacturing.comon August 27, 2013.

Taylor Farms from Mexico has resumed their shipments of greens last week after the FDA determined that their products are safe. Another cyclospora outbreak in Texas is unrelated and the authorities have not yet determined the source.

The following health alert is from the Food Navigator on August 6, 2013.

Salad Mix from Taylor Farms from Mexico has been named as the source of the cyclospora outbreak in Iowa and Nebraska. It is still unclear whether this is the same source as the outbreak in other states.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0380

The following peanut and tree nut allergy alert is from the FDA on July 24, 2013.

Ferrara Candy Company (“Ferrara”) is recalling 6 pound packages of bulk Brach’s Malted Milk Balls because they may contain undeclared tree nuts (i.e., Brazil nuts) and peanuts. The recalled 6 pound packages of Malted Milk Balls were distributed nationwide to retail stores.
The product comes in a 6 pound, clear plastic package packed in a box marked with lot #20130418 on the side and with an expiration date of 04/17/14 stamped on the side. The product is intended to be sold to the consumer in bulk bins. This recall does not apply to any other Brach’s Malted Milk Ball products.
Consumers who have purchased bulk Brach’s Malted Milk Balls and are sensitive to tree nuts and peanuts are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-323-1768, Monday through Friday from 7 am to 5 pm CST.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0379

The following kashrus alert is from OK Kosher Supervision on July 12, 2013.

Please be advised that Lemic Brand Citric Acid Monohydeate is being distribute dbearing an unauthorized OK symbol on the bags. The product is NOT certified by OK Kosher Certification. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0368

The following kashrus and Passover is from OK Kosher Supervision on July 3, 2013.

Please be advised that COCONUT MILK POWDER produced by SUPERSTAR COCONUT PRODUCTS CO., INC. (Davao City, Philippines) was mislabeled with the OK-P Kosher symbol. THIS PRODUCT IS DAIRY, NON-PASSOVER. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0367

The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on June 13, 2013.

Wasabi Powder manufactured by ZF Sushi bears an unauthorized Star-K . Corrective action has been taken.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0366

The following kashrus alert is from the Star-K on June 4, 2013.

The Albert Uster Zurimix brand Marshmallow Mix, lot # 3128.3, bears an unauthorized Star-K and is not Kosher. It contains a non-Kosher ingredient that had been inadvertently labeled with a Kosher symbol from a different Kashrus agency. The product has been recalled.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0365

The following health alert is from the FDA a on June 3, 2013.

General Mills announced today a voluntary Class I recall of a small quantity of single-serve reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch bowlpak sold in foodservice establishments.
This action is being taken as a precaution because the company was notified by an ingredient supplier that it had recalled an ingredient due to the possible presence of salmonella.
The recall affects approximately 168 cases of product. No other varieties or sizes of Cinnamon Toast Crunch are involved. No other General Mills products are impacted. This voluntary recall includes single-serve reduced-sugar Cinnamon Toast Crunch bowlpaks with the following “Better if Used By” dates printed on the package:


    31AUG2013
    02SEP2013
Foodservice operators or consumers who have this product are urged to dispose of the product and contact General Mills toll-free at 1-800-328-1144 for a replacement.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0364

The following kashrus alert is from OK Kosher Certification on May 30, 2013.

Please be advised that CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE distributed by Dominion Chemmet Co., Inc. (Bangkok, Thailand) bears an unauthorized OK symbol. The product is NOT certified by OK Kosher Certification. Corrective measures are being taken.

The previous alert can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0363
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