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The following kashrus alert is from the OK on October 21, 2008.

LYCORED CORP. is distributing FOLIC ACID USP KOSHER OU bearing an unauthorized OK symbol on the label. This product is not certified by OK Kosher Certification. Corrective measures are being taken.
Ed. note: This product is certified as kosher by the London Beth Din.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0263

The following kashrus alert is from the OU on October 13, 2009.

Country White Bread Base (Industrial Item), Caravan Ingredients- Lenexa, KS: This bread product mistakenly bears an OU-Pareve designation and is not certified by the Orthodox Union due to its dairy content. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0262

The following kashrus alert is from the OK on June 22, 2008.

Pleased be advised that Tianjing Goal-Chem Chemicals, (Tianjing, China)distributor of Glacial Acetic Acid is NOT certified by OK Kosher Certification. Any certfication presented by them is FORGED.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0260

The following health alert is from the FDA-K on May 28, 2009.

Chang Farm, River Road, Whatley, MA is issuing a voluntary recall of Bean and Soy sprouts packaged in 10 lb bags (bulk) and 12 oz plastic bags (retail), labeled under the Chang Farm Brand as Soy Sprouts and have a "Sell By" date of May 23, 2009 or May 24, 2009 and Bean Sprouts with “Use By” date of May 23, 2009 or May 24, 2009 because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The product has been distributed to retail stores and restaurants throughout MA, CT, NY and NJ. All grocery stores, food services, and other retailers who have this lot in MA, CT, NY and NJ should remove this product from their shelves. Consumers should discard this product or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers should contact their healthcare provider with any illness concerns. Consumers with questions about the warning may contact Chang Farm at 413-665-3341.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0259

The following kashrus alert is from the Kof-K on May 22, 2009.

Please be advised that SATIS PIE LLC READY TO BAKE PIES are certified DAIRY. The dairy designation was inadvertently omitted from a limited number of shipper cases. Future cases will be corrected.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0258

The following kashrus alert is from the Volover Raav on May 22, 2009.

This is to notify all Kashrus supervisory personnel, that fraudelent tapes were found by our Mashgichim at the Fish Processing company listed in the attached file. China Tape Fraud and China Winner Fraud.
The only frozen fish products currently certified by the Volover Ruv are "Shindler's Fish" and "Sea Castle".
Should you come across Frozen Fish products with our "Logo" on any other company name, please get in touch with the Volover Rav at once.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0257

The following health alert is from the FDA on April 27, 2009.

Setton International Foods, Inc., today issued a clarification to its wholesale customers regarding the product and identification codes for bulk and packaged pistachio products that contain pistachios manufactured by Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc. which were recalled on April 3, 2009 and April 14, 2009 to ensure that there is no misunderstanding about the covered product and identification codes.
This clarification is a result of Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc.’s clarification which was issued on April 20, 2009 which specified that a small amount of the 2007 pistachio crop that was packaged alongside the 2008 pistachio crop was included in their expanded voluntary recall announced on April 6, 2009 due to potential contamination with the Salmonella organism.
Link to recalled products at www.fda.gov/oc/po/firmrecalls/setton404_09.html.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0256

The following kashrus alert is from OK Kosher on April 28, 2009.

Please be advised that a fraudulent OK kosher certificate is being circulated for a product called Superfloc 2120 ostensibly produced by Kemira Chemicals UK Ltd.
Superfloc 2120 is NOT produced by Kemira Chemicals UK Ltd., amd is NOT certified by OK Kosher. The fraudulent certificate has been circulated in Latin America.
Bags of Superfloc 2120, Superfloc 2120PWG and Superfloc 2120 PWG SG do not bear the Kemira name or the OK symbol on the packaging. The OK requests that anyone who encounters the fraudulent certificate please contact the OK office at 718-756-7500 or info@ok.org.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0255

The following kashrus alert is from BC Kosher on March 16, 2009.

Please be advised that Hunan Kinglong Bio-Resource Company Ltd. Located in Changsha, Hunan, China is no longer certified by the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of BC (BCK)

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0254

The following kashrus alert is from the COR on March 12, 2009.

Please be advised that the following products bearing COR 233 contain a non-kosher ingredient and should not be used:

  • Brands: Mimac Glaze; McCalls - Easy Ice; Signature Fine Foods; Katies Cakes; Golda's Kitchen.
  • Products: Rolled Fondant; Chocolate Rolled Fondant; Ivory Rolled Fondant
  • Lot Numbers: 020809-1; 021709-1 to 11; 021809-1 to 3
  • Sizes: 1 kg; 5kg; 10 kg pails

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0253
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