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Kosher Advisory Minute Mug Cake Mix

April 17, 2018 from the OU:

FoodStirs Minute Mug Cake Mix, FoodStirs Inc. is missing D - Dairy Designation.
The Orthodox Union certifies Minute Mug Cake Mix as an OU D product. This product contain dairy ingredients, as indicated in the ingredients and allergens statements. The dairy content is considered nullified (botul). Some bags were printed with an OU symbol, without the D - Dairy designation. Packaging has been revised.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6310

Canadian Kashrus Update: Atrium Coffee Shop in Jewish General Hospital – Pavillion G

April 16, 2018 - from the MK:

The MK wishes to inform the public that the Atrium Coffee Shop located in the Jewish General Hospital – Pavillion G is now under MK certification.


Canadian Kosher Alert: Atrium Coffee Shop in Jewish General Hospital – Pavillion G

March 2, 2018, - From the MK:

The MK wishes to inform the public that due to a kashrus violation Atrium Coffee Shop located in the Jewish General Hospital – Pavillion G is currently not under MK certification.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6268

Rose Acre Farms Recalls Shell Eggs Due to Possible Health Risk

April 13, 2018 from the FDA:

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana is voluntarily recalling 206,749,248 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup.
The eggs were distributed from the farm in Hyde County, North Carolina and reached consumers in the following states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia through retail stores and restaurants via direct delivery.
22 illnesses have been reported to date. The affected eggs, from plant number P-1065 with the Julian date range of 011 through date of 102 printed on either the side portion or the principal side of the carton or package, as follows: Lot Codes 011 – 102.

Item Description Carton UPC
COUNTRY DAYBREAK A LARGE X 30 DOZEN 077236000302
COUNTRY DAYBREAK A LARGE X15 DOZEN 077236000302
COUNTRY DAYBREAK A JUMBO X24 DOZEN 077236000500
COUNTRY DAYBREAK A MEDIUM X30 DOZEN 077236000203
COUNTRY DAYBREAK A XLARGE X30 DOZEN 077236000401
COUNTRY DAYBREAK A JUMBO X12 DOZEN 077236000500
FOOD LION A JUMBO X 12 DOZEN 035826089618
FOOD LION A MEDIUM X15 DOZEN 035826089649
FOOD LION A XLARGE X 15 DOZEN 035826089625
FOOD LION A 18PK LARGE X15 DOZEN 035826089601
FOOD LION A LARGE X15 DOZEN 035826089588
FOOD LION A 6PK LARGE X 15 DOZEN 035826089632
LOOSE A USDA SMALL X 30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE A USDA MEDIUM X 30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE A XLARGE X15 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE A XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE A MEDIUM X 15 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE A MEDIUM X30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA AA XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA AA XLARGE X15 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA AA LARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA AA LARGE X15 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA AA MEDIUM X30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE AA XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA AA LARGE PFG X 30 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA AA LARGE PFG X 15 DOZEN N/A
LOOSE USDA A XLARGE X30 DOZEN N/A
NELMS A JUMBO X24 634181000018
WAFFLE HOUSE LOOSE USDA A LARGE X 30 DOZEN N/A
CRYSTAL FARMS A MEDIUM X30 077236000203
CRYSTAL FARMS A 18PK MEDIUM X 30 077236000258
CRYSTAL FARMS A 2.5 DOZ MEDIUM X 25 077236000124
COUNTRY DAYBREAK A XLARGE X15 DOZEN 077236000401
COUNTRY DAYBREAK USDA GRADE A XLARGE X 240 DOZEN PULP 077236700400
COUNTRY DAYBREAK USDA GRADE A LARGE RACK X 240 DOZEN PULP 077236700301
COBURN FARMS A MEDIUM MP X 30 DOZEN 051933182608
COBURN FARMS A LARGE X 30 DOZEN 051933190801
COBURN FARMS A 18PK LARGE X 30 DOZEN 051933182509
SUNSHINE FARMS A JUMBO X 12 DOZEN 804879457336
GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE LARGE (6-2.5 FLATS) X 15 DOZEN N/A
GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE LARGE (12-2.5 FLATS) X 30 DOZEN N/A
GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE MEDIUM (6-2.5 FLATS) X 15 DOZEN N/A
GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE XLARGE (6-2.5 FLATS) X 15 DOZEN N/A
GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE MEDIUM (12-2.5 FLATS) X 30 DOZEN N/A
GLENVIEW USDA AA LOOSE XLARGE (12-2.5 FLATS) X 30 DOZEN N/A
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 18PK XLARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127132
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 12PK XLARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127128
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA TWIN 18PK LARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127101
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 6PK LARGE X 15 DOZEN 078742127095
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 12PK MEDIUM X 15 DOZEN 078742127224
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 12PK LARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127071
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 18PK LARGE X 24 DOZEN RPC 078742127088
GREAT VALUE GRADE A 12PK JUMBO X 22 DOZEN RPC 078742127149
GREAT VALUE GRADE A USDA 5DZ LARGE X 5 DOZEN 078742127118

Consumers who have purchased shells eggs are urged to immediately discontinue use of the recalled eggs and to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (855) 215-5730 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard time.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6308

Mexican kashrus alert on Tripcot Apple Juice

April 12, 2018 from KMD Mexico:

EL JUGO DE UVA de la marca SONRISA NATURA no cuenta con nuestra supervisión aún portando nuestro logo.El jugo de sabor manzana de la marca Tripcot ya no cuenta co

SONRISA NATURA GRAPE JUICE of the brand is not under the supervision of the KMD even when bearing their logo.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6306

OK Kosher has discontinued kosher certification of Delice Bakery Los Angeles, CA)

March 28, 2018 from the OK Twitter Feed:

Delice Bakery (8583 West Pico Blvd. and 7122 Beverly Blvd. LA, CA) OK Kosher has terminated kosher certification of Delice bakery (both locations). This is effective immediately due to Kashrus Violations during Pesach production.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6298

Kosher Market 4 Less, Deerfield Beach, FL No Longer Under ORB Supervision

April 11, 2018 from the ORB:
Kosher Market 4 Less, 230 S. Powerline Road, Deerfield Beach, FL is no Longer under ORB supervision

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6305

Chometz After Passover information

April 11, 2018 - From the editor:

Kashrut.com has compiled information about places to purchase chometz products after Pesach from a number of sources at www.kashrut.com/Passover/ChometzAfterPassover.


After Passover Kashrus alert on Eli's Cheesecake

April 10, 2018 from cRc Post Passover information:

Although 'cRc'-certified during most of the year, many products manufactured by Eli's Cheesecake are not certified during Passover. The products produced during Passover have the "cRc" logo removed or covered and are not kosher certified. Please be careful to check Eli's Cheesecake products for the "cRc" logo.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6304

Bakers Selection du Boulanger Cookies & Cream Mini Donuts Missing DAIRY Designation

April 11, 2018 - From the COR:

Baker's Selection Cookies & Cream Mini Donuts are missing the DAIRY designation. This product is DAIRY and kosher certified. This product is sold in Metro stores. Corrective action is being taken

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6303

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Organic Amaranth Flour (22 Oz.) Because of Possible Health Risk

April 6, 2018 from the FDA:

Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods is voluntarily recalling 2,099 cases of Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.), after recent testing revealed the presence of Salmonella in a single LOT of Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) with a Sell By date of Nov. 26, 2015.
The recalled Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) was distributed through retailers and distributors nationwide. This product and LOT was distributed in CA, FL, MI, ND, NH, NY, OH, OR, TX, and WA starting June 11, 2014 and ended shipping on August 7, 2014 The recalled product is Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) with a Sell By Date of 11/26/2015, LOT: 169617, which can be found on the side of the package, near the top of the panel. UPC: 0 39978 00911 1 While this product expired in November 2015, this product was found on the shelves of one retail store, and thus Bob’s Red Mill is recalling the product out of an abundance of caution.
Consumers who have any of this affected product should not consume it and should return it to the place of purchase for credit or refund or throw it away. Other SELL BY dates and LOTS are not affected by this recall. There have been no reports of any injuries or illnesses associated with this recall. Bob’s Red Mill issued a voluntary recall for Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) after recent testing revealed the presence of Salmonella in a tested sample of Organic Amaranth Flour (22 oz.) with a Sell By date of Nov. 26, 2015. Bob’s Red Mill has commenced an investigation of the source of the problem in the Supply Chain.
This information can be found online at www.bobsredmill.com/product-recall-notices.html Customers with any questions regarding this recall or Bob’s Red Mill products are encouraged to call the Bob’s Red Mill hotline at 800-349-2173.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6302

Salmonella Infections Linked to Dried Coconut - Advice to Consumers and Retailers

posted April 3, 2018 from the CDC and FDA:

The CDC recommends people not eat recalled dried coconut. International Harvest, Inc. brand Go Smile! Raw Coconut, Go Smiles Dried Coconut Raw, Natural Grocers Coconut Smiles Organic and Healthy Nut Factory Organic Coconut Smiles have been recalled. Throw it away or return it to the place of purchase for a refund.


Health Nut Factory Recalls Organic Coconut Smiles Because Of Possible Health Risk

March 29, 2018 from the FDA:

Healthy Nut Factory of Bayside, NY is recalling 7 oz. Pouches of Organic Coconut Smiles because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Product was distributed and sold at retail stores in New York City and Long Island. The Health Nut Factory Brand ORGANIC COCONUT SMILES 7 OZ, are packaged in green rice paper pouches, UPC Code: 8 13449 02099 3. The expiration date 6/1/2018, is found on the back of the pouch.
The recall was initiated after we were notified by our distributor that product with expiration date 6/1/2018 purchased on 8/21/2018 might contain Salmonella.
Consumers that have purchased the Organic Coconut Smiles from August 22, 2018 through November 20, 2018 in 7 oz. pouches should return unused product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Healthy Nut Factory at 718-224-5096 or >info@healthynutfactory.com, Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 4:00pm.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Alerts/?alert=A6301
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