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Kosher Alert: Western Family Cookies

January 2, 2019 - From Kosher Check:

Please be advised that Western Family brand Tea Cookies and Cookie Bites bear an unauthorized Kosher Check logo and are not certified kosher by The Orthodox Rabbinical Council of BC.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6689

Kashrut alert - from SOPHIA’S PITA CHIPS

December 31, 2018 from the COR Detroit:

PITA CHIPS from SOPHIA’S BAKING CO. in 7 oz. clear plastic containers are not Kosher and do not bear the K-COR symbol. Only those Sophia’s products that bear the K-COR are Kosher (not Pas Yisroel).

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6688

Kashrus Alert: NIBBLES & NUTS GIFT BASKETS and TRAYS (Oak Park, Farmington Hills MI)

January 13, 2016, reissued November 22, 2017 and reissued again on December 31, 2018 - from the COR Detroit:

NIBBLES & NUTS GIFT BASKETS and TRAYS (Oak Park, Farmington Hills, MI) bear a sticker on some stating “All products in this box or basket are Kosher”. Please be aware that these baskets and trays have no Kosher certification and are prepared without any Kashrus supervision, and therefore should not be accepted as Kosher.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A5787

Kosher Alert - Schnucks bakery products

December 31, 2018 from the OV Kosher:

Please look carefully at Schnucks bakery products for the D-designation. In transitioning to the new OVK logo some labels have a very small D printed next to the OVK logo. Corrective action is being taken.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6687

Kosher Advisory - Pita 'N Go Boca Raton, FL

December 27, 2018 from the OU:

Pita 'N Go in Boca Raton is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Their website FAQ’s asks “are you kosher” and is answered with statements about the OU and the Orthodox Union. The Orthodox Union did not endorse the publication of these statements on the Pita N Go website.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6686

Change in Kosher Certification for NY Brat Factory,New York, NY

December 26, 2018 from the Star-K: Effective immediately, NY Brat Factory, at 933 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY is under new management and is no longer certified by STAR-K.

December 27 6, 2018 From Mehadrin Kashrus of New York: As of midday today NY Brat Factory is under Kashrus supervision of Mehadrin Kashrus of NY, Rabbi Avrohom Marmorstein.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6685

London Beth Din Terumah & Maaser Reminder

December 24, 2018 from the London Beth Din:

Reminder! Fruit, vegetables and herbs grown in Israel require Terumah and Ma'aser to be taken. Click here for guidance in the UK.
Avocados and Sweet Peppers from Israel are currently on sale in the UK.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6684

London Beth Din Seaweed & Nori

December 24, 2018 from the London Beth Din:

Due to kashrut issues discovered recently with Seaweed and Nori these are now only permitted when bearing a reliable hechsher, so products previously listed as approved are no longer permitted.

The following KLBD licensees specialise in Sushi:
Sushi by Ezri Located within Moshe's, www.cateringbyezri.co.uk
Sushi Haven In partnership with Kosher Kingdom and Sushi Haven Restaurant www.sushihaven.co.uk

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6683

Canderel Tablets Mis Labelled

December 24, 2018 from the London Beth Din:

Canderel Red Tablets listed as kosher certified KLBD D on page p.105 of The Really Jewish Food Guide 2018 has been mis labelled KLBD but contain lactose and are therefore KLBD Dairy.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6682

Funky Chunky, Llc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almond and Cashew Tree-Nut in 10 Oz. Nutty Choco Pop Found in Chocolate Popcorn Gift Box, Holiday Crowd Pleaser and Crowd Pleaser Gifts

December 20, 2018 from FDA:

Funky Chunky, LLC of Eden Prairie, MN is recalling 10 oz Nutty Choco Pop Gift Box, 50 oz. Holiday Crowd Pleaser and 50 oz. Crowd Pleaser, because it may contain undeclared Almond and Cashew Tree Nut.
Product was distributed to AZ, AL, CA, CO CT, DC, DE, FL GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and WY through mail order or direct delivery.
The product impacted with an undeclared allergen on the label can be found in a 10 oz. clear bag labeled Funky Chunky Nutty Choco Pop found in the 10 oz Nutty Choco Pop Gift Box (lot code 8K30), 50 oz. Holiday Crowd Pleaser (lot code 8K29) and 50 oz. Crowd Pleaser (lot code 8K13, 8k27, 8L04, 8L04, 8L07 and 8L11).
The recall was initiated after it was discovered by a consumer that product containing Almond and Cashew tree-nut was distributed in packaging that was mislabeled and did not reveal the presence of Almond and Cashew tree-nut.
We are notifying all customers that purchased products with the above lot codes, so they can discard the product that they have on-hand. Funky Chunky, LLC will replace the 10 oz. Nutty Choco Pop with properly labeled product when we receive a completed recall response form. For more information, consumers may contact Funky Chunky customer service at (952) 938 6663.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6681
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