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The following kashrus alert is from OK Kosher Supervision on October 7, 2013.

Please be advised that G. VOGTLAND FRISCHEIER GMBH (Zobes, Sachens, Germany) is circulating a FORGED OK kosher certificate for their products. OK Kosher Certification does not, and has never certified this company. An investigation into the forgery is ongoing.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0386

The following health alert from the Ontario Health Ministry on October 2, 2013.

"Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Arlene King, is warning consumers and businesses not to consume or serve bottled water manufactured by Blue Glass Water Co. Ltd., also known as Caledon Clear Water Corporation, based in Caledon Ontario."
"Blue Glass Water Co. Ltd was ordered to cease operations related to bottling, processing and distributing water on July 25th, 2013. To date, inspections by public health units have identified the products in food establishments in Hamilton and Niagara as well as the continued presence of the product in food establishments in Toronto. "
Consumers and businesses are advised to check labels on water bottles for the following reference: “Bottled at source by Blue Glass Water Co. Ltd.“ or “Bottled at source by Caledon Clear Water Corp.”
Bottles may be blue, green or clear glass with a screw top. Bottles have been observed in 750 ml and 375 ml formats.
The operator is known to offer customized labels to food establishments – consumers and businesses should carefully check the label for the manufacturer before consuming or purchasing.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0385

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

As of October 1, 2013, Hong Hop, New York, NY is no longer certified by Kof-K Kosher Supervision.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0384

The following Mexican kashrus alert from KMD Mexico on Odctober 2, 2013 ((translated by Mildred Seigel.)

Los concentrados de la marca Frios dejan de contar con nuestra supervisión.
Translation: Frios brand of concentrates are no longer under KMD supervision.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: http://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0383

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