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Kashrut alert on Vermont Soy Products

May 24, 2018 from the MK in response to a reader's question:

Vermont Soy products are no longer certified as kosher. They were previously certified as kosher by the MK.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6454

British Kashrut Advisory - Canderel Red Granular

May 24, 2017: From the London Beth Din:
Please note that the lastest packaging of Canderel Red Granular has been mis-labelled KLBD D but is still certified KLBD Parev.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6453

Kosher Information on Impossible Foods Burgers

May 24, 2018 from the OU in response to the editor's question:

Impossible Foods Burgers are now certified as kosher by the Orthodox Union when bearing the OU on the package.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6452

Kosher Alert Earnest Eats Coconut Warrior Oatmeal and Mighty Maple Oatmeal

April 19, 2018 from the OU and on May 23, 2018 OU:

Earnest Eats Coconut Warrior Oatmeal, Earnest Eats, Solana Beach CA is Missing D - Dairy Designation:
The Orthodox Union certifies Earnest Eats Coconut Warrior Oatmeal and Mighty Maple Oatmea as an OU D Dairy product. These product contains dairy as indicated in the ingredients and allergens panel. Some labels bear the OU symbol, without the D - Dairy designation. Corrective actions are being implemented.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6313

South African Kashrut alert on Jungle Muesli cranberry and yoghurt clusters

May 17, 2018: From the Beth Din of Johannesburg:

Jungle Muesli cranberry and yoghurt clusters are incorrectly labelled parev but it is in fact milchik.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6451

Revised South African Kashrut advisory on misleading Sea Harvest Ad

May 17, 2018: From the Beth Din of Johannesburg:

Sea Harvest Advertisement in Jewish Life - The current issue of Jewish Life magazine has an advertisement from Sea Harvest on pages 50-51. Sea Harvest produces a number of Beth Din certified products, but this advertisement inadvertently features products which are not kosher. The magazine and manufacturer sincerely apologise for this oversight. Please be advised that at present not all the kosher certified Sea Harvest products carry the BD logo. Therefore shoppers should check the UOS website here for verification, by typing in Sea Harvest for the full list.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6450

Revised South African Kashrut alert on Nesquik Chocolate drink

May 17, 2018: From the Beth Din of Johannesburg:

Nesquik Chocolate and Strawberry drinks are incorrectly labelled parev but it is in fact milchik. We have been working with the company and approved the corrected artwork which will be hitting the shelves shortly.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6445

Updated Food Recall Warning - Certain smoked fish products sold from Four Seasons Marketplace recalled due to potential presence of dangerous bacteria

May 17, 2018 - CFIA

The food safety warning issued on May 13, 2018 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.
Four Seasons Marketplace Inc. is recalling certain smoked fish products because they may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below.
The following products have been sold from Four Seasons Marketplace, 4099 Erin Mills Parkway, Mississauga, Ontario.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Nanuk Smoked Pacific Salmon - Coho Salmon 140g All codes sold refrigerated from this retail location 0 57841 00515 2
BOS Mackerel Fillets – Naturally Smoked Variable All codes sold refrigerated from this retail location Starts with 0204004
BOS Atlantic Salmon – Naturally Smoked 170g All codes sold refrigerated from this retail location 8 33417 00040 6
BOS Roasted Atlantic Salmon – Naturally Smoked 170g All codes sold refrigerated from this retail location 8 33417 00040 6
Food Fest Smoked Steelhead Salmon 70g All codes sold refrigerated from this retail location 0 71217 10323 5
Food Fest Danish Style Gravlox - Smoked Steelhead Salmon 70g All codes sold refrigerated from this retail location 0 71217 10324 2
Food Fest Red Sockeye Salmon 70g All codes sold refrigerated from this retail location 0 71217 10325 9

Ed. note: These strawberries are from Egypt.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6449

Kosher Alert Popcorners Spicy Queso

May 17, 2018 from the OU:

Popcorners Spicy Queso, BFY Brands, Middletown, NY is missing D - Dairy Symbol.
The Orthodox Union certifies Popcorners Spicy Queso as an OU D Dairy products. This product contains dairy ingredients as indicated in the ingredients and allergen statements. Some labels were printed with a plain OU symbol. Corrective actions are being

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6448

Kashrus Advisory - Blok Chocolatier

May 16, 2018 from the OK:

BLOK Chocolatier Dark Chocolate Couverture Square, BLOK Chocolatier LLC, 95 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206:
A limited amount of BLOK Chocolatier Dark Chocolate Couverture Square product was mistakenly printed with dairy ingredients in the ingredient panel. The product is certified kosher and pareve, and is correctly labeled with the OK Pareve symbol. Corrective action has been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6446
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