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Passover Kashrut Alerts


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Passover Information - Crayola Products & other crafting products

February 25, 20201 from the Star-K:


March 25, 2020 from the COR Detroit:

"PLAY-DOH" and MODELING DOUGH contain chometz. FINGER PAINTS may contain chometz. CRAYOLA GLITTER DOTS and CRAYOLA EASY PEEL CRAYON PENCILS contain wheat flour. All should be sold and put away with the chometz.

March 16, 2020 from the Star-K:

CRAYOLA Crayola Dough, Glitter Dots and Easy Peel Crayon Pencils contain wheat and should be sold with the chometz. All other Crayola products, including Silly Putty, are chometz-free.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0566

Passover Information on Sugar & Sugar Substitutes

Sugar

Sugar Substitutes

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0604

Passover Alert - Gefen Coconut Milk

February 17, 2021 from Volvoe Kashrus via the Jerusalem Kosher News with additional information from the OU:

From Rabbi N. E. Teitelbaum: All GEFEN "Coconut Milk", (Sweetened and Unsweetened) is NOT Kosher for Passover despite the "Kosher for Passover" print on the label.
All groceries are asked not to sell this until Isri Chag Pesach.

From the OU: The Orthodox Union certifies Gefen Coconut Milk as an OUP - kosher for Passover product. Some have questioned the Passover status of this product. The Orthodox Union, however, maintains that this product is OU kosher for Passover.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0601

Passover Information - Kirkland Almond Flour with a Kof-K

February 18, 2021 from the Kof-K in response to a question from the editor:

Kirkland Almond Flour with a Kof-K is usable for Passover without a "P".

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0603

Passover Shopping Alert - Double-check labels

February 17, 2021 from AKC:

Many Pesach brands have similar year-round products which are not kosher for Pesach. These products can get mixed up on the shelves. Some items may also contain kitnyos and are only acceptable for Sefardim.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0602

Passover Shopping Cautions - Kitniot Products in the Passover section -Haddar by Bracke Tahini

February 7, 2021 from the Kashrut.com editor:

Haddar by Bracke Tahini was in the Passover section of a local supermarket.
CHECK EACH PRODUCT FOR THE APPROPRIATE PASSOVER SYMBOL.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0600

Passover Alert - Joyva Products

February 15, 2021 From the Kof-K in response to a question from the editor:

The KOF-K kosher certification on Joyva products in 2021 remains as it was in previous years. They are certified for all year use but not for Passover because they contain kiniot.


Febrary 14, 2018 From the Kof-K in response to a question from the editor for 2019 and in March 11, 2020 for 2020:
The KOF-K kosher certification on Joyva products in 2019 remains as it was in previous years. They are certified for all year use but not for Passover because they contain kiniot.Joyva products are normally under the supervision of the Kof-K during the year. However, the Kof-K DOES NOT supervise any Joyva products for Passover because they may contain kitniot.


The following Passover alert is from the Dallas-K on March 4,2010.
JOYVA products certified by Rabbi David Sheinkoff are NOT recommended for Passover use even when marked K for P.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0160

Passover Shopping Cautions - Osem Tomato products containing Kitniot

March 19, 2020 and February 7, 2021 from the Kashrut.com editor:

The following Osem tomato products were seen in the Passover section. These products contain canola oil and are certified for Passover for people who eat kitniot. Since tomatoes are usable for Ashkenazim it is not obvious to the consumer that these products contains canola oil which is considered to be kitniot by Ashkenazime in the United States.


CHECK EACH PRODUCT FOR THE APPROPRIATE PASSOVER SYMBOL.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0571

Passover Alert - Trader Joe's Herbes de Provence Extra Virgin Olive Oil

February 2, 2021 from the OU to confirm information on the Kosher Trader Joes Facebook group:

Trader Joe's Herbes de Provence Extra Virgin Olive Oil was mistakenly listed on the OU Passover website as being approved for Passover with only the standard OU symbol. This item has been removed from the OU Passover listing.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0560

Kosher & Passover Information - Kirkland Signature Chilean Sea Bass

January 11, 2021 from the OU to confirm information on the Kosher Costco Facebook group:

The Kirkland Chilean Sea Bass is kosher certified when bearing the OU.

January 15, 2021 from the OU in response to the editor's question:

The Kirkland Chilean Sea Bass is acceptable for Pesach with an OU even without the "P" symbol.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/Passover/PAlerts/?alert=P0599
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