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Kashrut alert on Store Brands and Generic Brands

February 27, 2018: From the COR Detroit:

STORE BRANDS AND GENERIC BRANDS frequently change suppliers (i.e., the outside manufacturer that produces the product for the store), which often results in a change or loss of the product’s Kosher status. Stores also may have multiple suppliers for the same product, so that some packages on the shelf bear Kosher certification while others do not, or some are marked Pareve and some are marked Dairy. This is especially common at discount stores such as Aldi and Save-A-Lot. Consumers should therefore be especially careful when buying such products to check each package every time for proper Kosher certification.

Below are three current local (Detroit area) examples:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6264

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