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Consumer Kashrut Alerts

Kashrut Alert: Mr. Nut - Dried Mulberry

February 28, 2024 from the FDA:

Packages of Mr. Nut Dried Mulberry, distributed by Vintage Food Corp of Newark, NJ, bear an unauthorized STAR-K symbol. STAR-K does not certify this company or any mulberries due to infestation. See sample packaging above. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8805

Electric City Sweets Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk in Electric City Sweet 1.75oz Red Velvet Milk Chocolate Bars

February 28, 2024 from the FDA:

Electric City Sweets of Scranton, PA is recalling 1,644 Red Velvet Milk Chocolate Bars, due to undeclared milk in the ingredient statement and allergen statement.

The recall was initiated after a consumer reported the issue to the retailer where they had purchased the affected item. The milk-containing product was distributed in packaging identified with the allergen on the front panel display however it did not reveal the presence of milk in the ingredient list as required.

The product was distributed through online ordering at Electric City Sweets.com and Wholesale accounts, which services: Scranton, PA, Milford, PA, Delray Beach, FL, Marina Del Rey, CA, Orlando, FL, North Carolina

This action relates only to:

ELECTRIC CITY SWEET 1.75OZ RED VELVET MILK CHOCOLATE BARS (UPC #860005974467) A 1.75oz milk chocolate candy bar with Lot 0101461635, Best By Date of 05/16/2025 and Lot 0101542739, Best By Date of 05/29/2025

Only two specific lot codes are impacted. No other Lot Codes, or any other Electric City Sweets products, are involved in this action.

For more information or assistance, please contact us at 1-570-430-8999 (Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST) or via our website at ELECTRIC CITY SWEETS

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8804

Roland Foods, LLC Recalls Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 Oz. Because of Possible Health Risk

February 28, 2024 from the FDA:

Roland Foods, LLC (“Roland Foods”) of New York, New York is recalling a specific production code of Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz. because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz. was distributed to many states through retail stores and foodservice outlets. The product was distributed by Roland Foods from September 2023 through January 2024.

This recall ONLY APPLIES to Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz., Batch Number P024581, Production Code X0419, UPC Number 10041224701509, with a Best By Date of October 19, 2024. The product can be identified by the UPC, found under the barcode on the back of the product, or by the Production Code and Best Buy Date printed in black ink on the label near the top of the bottle.

Consumers who have purchased Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz. are urged to discard any affected product. Consumers with questions may contact the company’s Recall Hotline at 800-622-1823. The Recall Hotline will be monitored from 9:00 a.m. EST – 5:00 p.m. EST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8803

OU Kosher Alert Oriental L'ideo de Camote

February 28, 2024 from the OU:

Oriental L'ideo de Camote, Oriental Industria Alimenticia O.I.A. S.A., Ecuador has an unauthorized OU Mark:
The Orthodox Union does not certify Oriental L'ideo de Camote, a package of Noodles with packets of Miso and Chicken seasoning. Some packages of L'ideo de Camote bears an unauthorized OU mark. Corrective actions are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8801

Kashrut Information: Lindt LINDOR Non-Dairy Oatmilk Candy

February 29, 2024 from the Kof-K in response to a question from the editor:

Lindt LINDOR Non-Dairy Oatmilk Candy bears a Kof-K dairy. It is dairy, even thought the product is listed as vegan.

From the Kof-K: "Please note the KOF-K certifies and labels items as Parve, Dairy, Meat and DE. We use DE when we can and if we did not it is because the item is Halachically dairy even if the ingredient legend does not seem to contain any dairy components and you should use that item as it is marked."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8802

Kashrut Information: Apple Jacks Jumbo Snax and Fruit Loops Jumbo Snaxs

February 29, 2024 from the OU answering a question from the editor:

Apple Jacks Jumbo Snax and Fruit Loops Jumbo Snaxs are Pareve even if labeled with a D.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8790

Israeli Food Safety Recall: Mercato brand products and Maraba Chocolate chip cookies filled with excellent nougat cream Chocolate chip cookies with milk chocolate and dark chocolate

February 2-232, 2024 from the Efoodalert.com:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8800

Seven Mile Market Kashrus Alert: Bowl ‘N Basket Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt 32oz

February 27, 2024 from Baltimore Jewish Life:

"Please be aware that: Bowl ‘N Basket Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt 32oz previously had an OU-D but now only has a K. If you bought this product from Seven Mile Market in the past 3 weeks please check the product to make sure it has a valid kosher certification."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8799

Atlanta Kashrut Alerts

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8798

Kashrut Information: New Slurpee Flavor: Chili Mango

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A8797
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