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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

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A&M Farms Initiates a Recall Of Specific Little Bear Brand Whole Vidalia Onions Sold By The Pound at Retail Because of Possible Health Risk

June 30, 2022 from the Wegman's.

A&M Farms of Lyons, Georgia, is voluntarily recalling select whole Vidalia onions packed on one pack line between June 20 - June 23, 2022, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Consumers can identify the recalled Vidalia Onions by the purchase location, PLU 4159 and Little Bear brand on the PLU sticker as provided in the table at the end of the notice. The recalled Vidalia Onions are sold in bulk in the produce section of retail stores. The recalled Little Bear onions were available for sale to consumers on June 23 and 24 at WegmansExternal Link Disclaimer stores in the Rochester-area, Massachusetts, and at the Erie West and Erie Peach Street Wegmans stores in Pennsylvania. The onions were also available for sale June 22 – 24, 2022 at Publix stores in the state of Florida and in Publix stores in Georgia in Barrow, Clarke, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Oconee and Walton counties. No other onions are included in this recall notice.

Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it. The product should be disposed and may return to the place of purchase with a receipt for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company’s information desk at 1-912-585-2058, M-F, 8 am – 4 pm EDT.

Product description Brand on PLU
sticker<
PLU no. on sticker or Lot# on bag Dates available for sale in stores Retailers
Vidalia sweet onions sold by the pound Little Bear PLU 4159 Sold in stores June 23 and 24 Sold at Wegman’sRochester, NY- area stores, two- Pennsylvania locations,
Massachusetts Stores
Vidalia sweet onions sold by the pound Little Bear PLU 4159 Sold in stores June 22-24 Sold at Publix stores in Florida and in the following South Georgia counties: Barrow, Clarke, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Jackson, Oconee and
Walton.
6 lb. bagged Vidalia sweet onions Why FFA Matters Lot#CHW032A UPC026303610067 Shipped to DC on June 21 Shipped to Sam’s Club’s distribution center in North Carolina. According to Sam’s, all recalled onions were destroyed and unavailable for
sale to consumers.
Little Bear brand Vidalia sweet onions (PLU 4159) were available for sale by the pound in:
See alert below for more details.

6lb. bag Vidalia sweet onions , Why FFA Matters brand (Lot#CHW032A and UPC 026303610067. Shipped to Sam’s Club’s retail distribution center in North Carolina. According to Sam’s, all of the recalled onions were destroyed and not available for sale to consumers.


Wegman's Product Recall: PRODUCT ALERT: Vidalia Onions (sold by the pound)

June 24, 2022 from the Wegman's.

Vidalia Onions sold by the pound have been recalled dDue to potential contamination with Listeria.

May have a 4 digit PLU sticker on the product (4159 or 4166)

Potentially impacted product was sold from June 23, 2022 through June 24, 2022 at the following stores only:

Massachussetts:

Burlington
Chestnut Hill
Medford
Natick
Northborough
Westwood

New York:

Alberta Drive
Amherst Street
Auburn
Brockport
Calkins Road
Canandaigua
Chili-Paul
Cicero
Corning
Dewitt
Dick Road
East Avenue
Eastway
Elmira
Fairmount
Fairport
Geneseo
Geneva
Great Northern
Holt Road
Hornell
Irondequoit
Ithaca
James Street
Jamestown
John Glenn
Johnson City
Latta Road
Losson Road
Lyell Avenue
Marketplace
McKinley
Military Road
Mt. Read
Newark
Niagara Falls Boulevard
Onondaga
Penfield
Perinton
Pittsford
Ridge-Culver
Ridgemont
Sheridan Drive
Taft Road
Transit Road
West Seneca

Pennsylvania:

Erie West
Erie Peach Street

Refund information: All product may be returned to the customer service desk for a full refund.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8133

Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC Conducts Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Select Bakery Products Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material

June 3029, 2022 - from Enjoy Lifr

Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC announced today a voluntary recall, out of an abundance of caution, of a limited quantity of a select list of baked snacks products due to the potential presence of hard plastic pieces. The company became aware of this issue as a result of internal quality assurance surveillance.

This recall is limited exclusively to the Enjoy Life products and Best By Dates listed in the grid below which are sold in retail stores and online in the United States and Canada. No other Enjoy Life Foods products are affected by this voluntary recall.

Consumers who have this product should not eat it and should discard any product they may have but should keep any available packaging and contact the company at 1-844-366-1172, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall and how to receive a refund. Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Product Description Retail UPC Best By Date Image
Enjoy Life Soft Baked Cookies – Snickerdoodle, 170 g 853522000184 23-MR-10
Enjoy Life Soft Baked Cookies – Chocolate Chip, 170 g 853522000191 23-MR-05

23-MR-12

Enjoy Life Soft Baked Cookies – Double Chocolate Brownie, 170 g 853522000214 23-MR-06
Enjoy Life Chewy Bars – Chocolate Chip and Caramel, 165 g 819597011333 23-MR-03
Enjoy Life Soft Baked Breakfast Ovals – Chocolate Chip and Banana, 250 g 819597012705 23-JA-18

23-JA-19

Enjoy Life Soft Baked Breakfast Ovals – Berry Medley, 250 g 819597012712 23-FE-10

23-MR-10

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8135

Kashrut Alert: Star Market (Packard's Corner) - Unauthorized KVH Symbol

June 29, 2022 - from KVH Kosher:

It has come to our attention that Deli products in Star Market at Packard’s Corner (1065 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215) were accidentally labeled as KVH Pareve.

These products are NOT KOSHER.

If you bought these products, you can return them to the store for a full refund. If you heated them and have questions regarding the Kashrus of your equipment, please contact KVH Kosher or your Rabbi.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8134

Kashrut Information: Gaterade G Zero

June 28, 2022 - The editor of Kashrut.com is posting the following correction to misleading information published online on another website. The information that follows is based on a conversation with the OU.

The Grape Gaterade G Zero product in the Gaterade G Zero 3 flavor pack sold at Costco is kosher, even though it is missing the OU kosher symbol. (The OU told me they will not say officially something is kosher without the symbol)

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8128

Canada: Raaka brand Coconut Milk Unroasted Dark Chocolate 60% Cacao recalled due to undeclared sesame

June 24, 2022 from the CFIA.

Raaka brand Coconut Milk Unroasted Dark Chocolate 60% Cacao recalled due to undeclared sesame. The recalled product was sold nationally.

Affected products

Brand

Product

Size

UPC

Codes

Raaka

Coconut Milk Unroasted Dark Chocolate 60% Cacao

1.8 oz

6 62425 03592 2

BATCH
227
ENJOY BY
OCT 2022

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8132

Kashrut Alert: METAMUCIL PRODUCTS

June 27, 2022 from the Star-K:

Consumers are advised that Metamucil has a product on the market that contains collagen, which is a non-kosher ingredient. This product, Metamucil Fiber + Collagen Peptides, is NOT APPROVED for use. See an image of the label below.

Consumers are also advised that Metamucil Psyllium Fiber Capsules contain gelatin, a non-kosher ingredient.

While STAR-K does not certify any Metamucil products, our site previously listed 'All Powders' as being approved. That information has since been updated.

The METAMUCIL POWDERS listed below are currently APPROVED:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8130

Kosher Alert McCLure's Bakery Butter & Egg Dinner Roll; Cheese Bread

June 22, 2022 from the OU:

McCLure's Bakery Butter & Egg Dinner Roll; Cheese Bread Company, McClure's Bakery, Gap PA has an unauthorized OU:
The Orthodox Union certifies several McClure's Bakery pastry products. The Orthodox Union does not certify the Butter & Egg Dinner Roll and the Cheese Bread. Some of these bread labels bear an unauthorized OU mark. Corrective actions are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8129

Kashrut Information on British Kendamil Infant Formulas imported to the United States

June 15, 2022 - from the London Beth Din in response to a question from the editor:

The Kentamil products shown below have now been Kosher certified by KLBD Dairy have now been certified by KLBD as DAIRY (not Cholov Yisroel) ( KLBD-D, similar to OU-D) and will be sold in the USA due to formula shortage.


FDA Infant Formula Update: June 22, 2022

June 15, 2022 - from the FDA, revised on June 27 with information from the London Beth Din in response to a question from the editor:

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on additional steps it has taken that will lead to more infant formula available in the U.S. under the agency’s recent increased flexibilities.

Company: Global Kosher (United Kingdom)

Product(s): Kendamil First Infant Formula with Iron (Kosher formula)

Type of Formula: General

Estimated Quantity/Bottle Equivalent: More than 4.8 million cans (more than 8.5 million pounds or more than 128 million full-size, 8-ounce bottles)

Availability: Immediate -- 25,000 cases (150,000 cans) will be in the first shipment and then 200,000 cases (1.2 million cans) per month afterwards

Where to Find More Information About the Products: Expected to be sold mostly in kosher supermarkets, but also in some mainstream retailers that sell kosher milk.

June 27, 2022 from the London Beth Din in response to a question from the editor:

Cholov Yisroel version available which is sold by Global Kosher and this has a Kedassia hechsher and sold only to Kosher stores.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8116

British Kashrut Alert: Starbucks Refresh Drinks

June 23, 2022 - from the London Beth Din:

The following Starbucks Refresh Drinks contain grape juice and are therefore NOT KOSHER.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8124

British Kashrut Alert: Love Corn Milk Chocolate & Sea Salt

March 21, 2022 - from the London Beth Din Twitter and reissued on June 13, 2022:

Love Corn Milk Chocolate & Sea Salt has been mislabeled with KLBD Parev Logo, but it is certiifed KLBD Dairy.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8027
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