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Kashrus Alert - Hy-Vee Yogurt Covered Cranberries

October 12, 2018 - from the OK:

Yogurt Covered Cranberries Hy-Vee, Inc., West Des Moines, IA 50266 has a mistaken Use of OK Pareve Symbol:
A limited amount of Hy-Vee Yogurt Covered Cranberries, (Lot: L720618, Exp: 07/25/19) was mistakenly labeled with a a plain OK symbol, instead of the required OK D.
This product is kosher dairy certified, and correctly lists dairy in the ingredients.
Corrective actions have been taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6593

Voluntary Recall of Limited Amounts of Nuts & Vanilla Protein Plant Shake

October 11, 2018 from the FDA:

Forager Project is recalling three dates of Nuts and Vanilla – Organic Plant Protein Shake because the product contains almond flour which is not declared on the label.

Item: Nuts & Vanilla 12 fl oz.
UPC:8 14558 02038 6
Dates involved:
EX: 12/7/18
EX: 12/21/18
EX: 1/4/19

Product with EX: 1/8/19 and later do not contain almond and are safe to consume.

For additional information or to request replacement, contact us at hello@foragerproject.com at any time. Please reference Nuts and Vanilla.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6592

South African Kosher Alerts:
Coconut biscuits by House of Biscuits
Wedgewood Nougats

October 10, 2018: From the Beth Din of Johannesburg:

The Coconut biscuits by House of Biscuits are incorrectly labelled Parev but are in fact Milchik. The company is aware of the error and have apologised. They are in the process of rectifying the labels.

The following Wedgewood Nougats are incorrectly labelled Milchik but are in fact Parev:


The company is aware of the error and have apologised. They are in the process of rectifying the labels.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6591

South African Kosher Clarification: Sally Williams Ice Cream Stores

October 10, 2018: From the Beth Din of Johannesburg:

"We would like to clarify that although Sally Williams Ice Cream Stores do have certain Kosher products, please make sure to ask for the Kosher certificate for the list of certified flavours when buying ice cream in their stores and also make sure that they wash the serving spoon before serving."

The following flavours are Kosher certified:


Please note that this does not effect any other Sally Williams products.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6590

Kashrus alert on some special edition Kellogg's cereals

October 12, 2018 from the KVH Twitter Feed:

Please note that the following special edition Kellogg's cereals are NOT certified kosher due to the addition of marshmallows. Chocolate Frosted Flakes- with Spooky Marshmallows, Fruit Loops-with Spooky Marshmallows, Apple Jacks- with Spooky Marshmallows. Regular editions are certified by OU Kosher.
Ed. note: These products do not bear an OU. The alert was issued die to the visual similarities in the packaging.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6589

Kosher alert on Roasted Seaweed/Nori Distributed By Takaracom, Queens, NY

October 11, 2018 from the Kof-K:

ROASTED SEAWEED/NORI DISTRIBUTED BY: TAKARACOM QUEENS, NY are NOT KOF-K certified. Corrective measures have been implemented.
For further information call: KOF- K Kosher Supervision, 201-837-0500 info@kof-k.org

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6588

Bazzini LLC Recalls Certain Pistachio Products Because of Possible Health Risk

October 6, 2018 from the FDA:

BazziniI LLC of Allentown, PA out of an abundance of caution, is recalling4,000 pounds of Roasted and Salted Colossal Natural, Super Colossal Natural and Rams Head Natural In Shell Pistachios received from one of its suppliers because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. NO OTHER BAZZINI PISTACHIOS OR BAZZINI PRODUCTS ARE IMPACTED OR PART OF THIS RECALL.

Affected product was distributed through retail sale, direct delivery, and mail order in New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, Washington DC, and Virginia.

The specific product subject to recall is identified as:

UPC #0 75062 30701 5

Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J269 Best By 6/26/2019
Date Code 1J242 Best By 5/30/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019
Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J269 Best By 6/26/2019

UPC #0 75062 30711 4

Date Code 2J241 Best By 5/29/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J274 Best By 7/1/2019
Date Code 2J249 Best By 6/6/2019
Date Code 1J250 Best By 6/7/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019

UPC #0 75062 30700 8

Date Code 1J268 Best By 6/25/2019
Date Code 1J249 Best By 6/6/2019

UPC #0 75062 00536 2

Date Code 1J263 Best By 6/20/2019
Date Code 1J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 2J269 Best by 6/26/2019
Date Code 1J242 Best By 5/30/2019
Date Code 1J249 Best By 6/6/2019
Date Code 1J257 Best By 6/14/2019
Date Code 2J249 Best By 6/6/2019
Date Code 2J262 Best By 6/19/2019
Date Code 2J264 Best By 6/21/2019
Date Code 2J243 Best By 5/31/2019
Date Code 2J263 Best By 6/20/2019
Date Code 2J270 Best By 6/27/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019

UPC #0 75062 00535 5

Date Code 1J242 Best By 5/30/2019
Date Code 1J270 Best By 6/27/2019
Date Code 2J270 Best By 6/27/2019
Date Code 2J256 Best By 6/13/2019
Date Code 2J254 Best By 6/11/2019
Date Code 2J261 Best By 6/18/2019
Date Code 2J268 Best By 6/25/2019
Date Code 1J268 Best By 6/25/2019
Date Code 1J255 Best By 6/12/2019
Date Code 1J275 Best By 7/2/2019

THE BAGS ARE RED, WHITE AND BLUE (See pictures of bags)

The recall was initiated as the result of a routine sampling program by the company which revealed that the finished product may contain the bacteria. The company has ceased production and distribution of the above products as FDA and the company continue their investigations.

Consumers who have purchased any of the listed Pistachios are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-477-3234 during the hours of 9AM-5PM or via email at www.recall@bazzini.com

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6587

Voluntary Recall Issued for Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough Ice Cream that may Contain an Undeclared Peanut Allergen

October 9, 2018 from the FDA:

Kemps of St. Paul, Minn., is voluntarily recalling Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough ice cream, individual pints and pint four-packs, because it may contain an undeclared peanut allergen.
The recalled products were initially distributed by Kemps to retailers and retailer distribution centers in Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The products may have been further distributed by retail customers to additional states. Consumers may have purchased this product through a wholesaler, retail grocery store, or convenience store.
The affected product is packaged in pint-sized cardboard containers and labeled as Sweet Me Creamery Brookie Dough ice cream. Best by dates for the affected products are: 12/4/2019, 12/5/2019, 12/13/2019, 2/15/2020, and 2/16/2020, which can be found on the bottom of the pint containers.
The recall was initiated following consumer reports of an allergic reaction after consuming the product. The facility has identified corrective actions that will prevent reoccurrence.
No other products produced by Kemps or under the Sweet Me Creamery brand are affected by this recall.
Consumers can return these products to the store where they were purchased for a full refund. Anyone requiring more information is advised to call the Consumer Relations line at 1-800-726-6455 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. CST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6586

Mexican kashrus alert on Sapritas Potatoes

October 9, 2018 from KMD Mexico:

La nueva edición de papas Sabritas contiene sobre de mezcla de chiles mismo que no cuenta con la certificación KMD

Translated by Google translate: The new edition of Sabritas potatoes contains a mix of chiles that does not have the KMD certification

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6585

Kashrus Alert - Stuckey’s Pecan Log Roll products

October 8, 2018 - from the OK:

Stuckey’s Pecan Log Roll, Stuckey’s Corporation, Eastman, GA 21023 has an UNAUTHORIZED USE OF OK KOSHER SYMBOL:
Stuckey’s Pecan Log Roll products bear an unauthorized OK Kosher Symbol. OK Kosher Certification does NOT certify any Stuckey’s products. Corrective actions are being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6584
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