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The following Israeli produce alert is posted on January 9, 2013.

PRODUCE FROM ISRAEL is beginning to appear in local stores and requires taking of Terumos and Maaseros. Israeli grapefruit, peppers and persimmons have been seen.
Ed. note: Information on taking trumos and maasros can be found at www.kashrut.com/consumer/vegetables/#TITHING.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4094

The following kashrus alert is from VHG on January 7, 2013.

Please be advised that Shalom Glatt Supermarket located at 100-17 Queens Blvd Forest Hills, NY is erroneously advertising that they are under the supervision of the “Vaad Of Queens.” Corrective measures are being pursued. For more information please contact the Vaad of Queens office at 718-520-9060.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4092

The following kashrus alert is from VHG on January 7, 2013.

Please be advised Kosher Emporium In Merrick, NY  is no longer under the supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens.
Please note: not to be confused with Kosher Emporium Of Plainview, NY.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4093

The following wheat, soy and pecan allergy alert is from the FDA on January 3, 2013.

Southwest Ice Cream Specialties is voluntarily recalling ShurFine Brand "Creamery Select (Premium Ice Cream) Dulce de Leche" Ice Cream (1.75 quarts, 1.66L) because it may contain praline pecan ice cream, which contains wheat, soy and pecans. The product is packed with a ShurFine Praline Pecan lid, but bears the Dulce de Leche product labeling on the carton. While no ShurFine product has been linked to any illness related to allergens at this time, Southwest Ice Cream Specialties is taking this precautionary measure because the ice cream inside the carton contains pecans, soy and wheat that are not declared on the packaging.
This product is produced by the Southwest Ice Cream Specialties processing facility in McKinney, Texas, and is sold at various retail outlets under the ShurFine brand name.

SizeNameFlavorUPC #DatePlant Code
1.75 quarts (1.66L) "scround" containerShurFine "Creamery Select" Premium Ice CreamDulce de Leche carton with incorrect product and "ShurFine Praline Pecan" lid015400224840Best By NOV 8, 201448-3202-F

 

The affected product has a "Best By" date of November 8, 2014, and was sold by retailers in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas. The carton carries the above referenced Universal Product Code (UPC) and plant code 48-3202-F.

Consumers who purchased the product may discard it and return the product package to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions can contact the Southwest Ice Cream Specialties at 1-800-587-2259 between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday through Friday.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4091

The following kashrus alert from the Chicago Rabbinical Council on January 4, 2013.

Please be aware that, effective January 1, 2013 Bulldog Bakery at 3207 North Elston Avenue, Chicago, Illinois is no longer under cRc certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4089

The following kashrus alert from Koshertopia, confirmed by the OK and Badatz Beis Yosef and posted on January 3, 2013.

ChoPita, New York, NY is not under the Supervision for the OK (even though it is displayed on their awning). It is under the supervision of Badatz Beis Yosef.
Ed. note: This is a corection to information that Koshertopia had posted previouly.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4088

The following kashrus alert is from Mehadrin Kashrus of Texas on January 2, 2013.

Please be informed that effective immediately MKT no longer certifies Andalucia Nuts.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4086

The following food allergy alert is from the FDA on December 21, 2012.

Haig's Delicacies of Hayward, CA is recalling all Tzatziki, Falafel, Spanakopita and Tyropita because the product labels do not include Allergy Statements reflecting the use of the following food allergens:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4083

The following kashrut alert is from the Star-K on December 27, 2012.

"Please be advised that Dixie Dew Products Inc. of Erlanger KY, are no longer kosher certified by the Star-K due to Kashrus violations.
All products formally certified by the Star-K, including all sauces, toppings, butters, mixes, extracts, blends, and bases made at Dixie Dew Products are to be considered not kosher, with or without the Star-K symbol."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4084

The following kashrus alert is from the BusinessWeek.com posted on December 25, 2012.

Blue Moon’s New 'Ale' is half wine. Blue Moon is producing beer wine hybrids that are 49% wine and are not kosher. There are other ales with contain wine including Allagash Victoria Ale with Chardonnay grapes, and Milton (Del.) craft beer maker Dogfish Head Noble Rot using viognier and pinot gris grapes.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A4082
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