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Kashrut Alert: Nitta Edible Collagen Casings

April 4, 2024 from Vaad HaKashrus Belz USA:

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0926

Kashrut Alert: Sugarpaste products

March 11, 2024 from the cRc

"It has come to our attention that many Sugarpaste products under the brand name Crystal Colors still bear a cRc symbol, and that the cRc symbol is illegally being displayed on its website. This company has been terminated by the cRc in 2022, and any product manufactured after 2022 is not certified Kosher. Corrective action is being taken."

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0925

Kashrut Alert: Shin Gold Yaki Sushi Nori

October 27, 2022, reissued August 14, 2023 and March 4, 2024: From the Star-K:

Please be advised that Shin Gold Yaki Sushi Nori Roasted Seaweed, distributed by BNT Int'l Trading Inc, bears an unauthorized STAR-K. Corrective action is being taken.

The brands listed below are the only ones currently certified by STAR-K, and only when bearing the STAR-K symbol.

Please note that these brands are produced under special supervision.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0905

Roland Foods, LLC Recalls Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 Oz. Because of Possible Health Risk

February 28, 2024 from the FDA:

Roland Foods, LLC (“Roland Foods”) of New York, New York is recalling a specific production code of Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz. because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz. was distributed to many states through retail stores and foodservice outlets. The product was distributed by Roland Foods from September 2023 through January 2024.

This recall ONLY APPLIES to Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz., Batch Number P024581, Production Code X0419, UPC Number 10041224701509, with a Best By Date of October 19, 2024. The product can be identified by the UPC, found under the barcode on the back of the product, or by the Production Code and Best Buy Date printed in black ink on the label near the top of the bottle.

Consumers who have purchased Roland® Tahini (100% Ground Sesame Seeds) 16 oz. are urged to discard any affected product. Consumers with questions may contact the company’s Recall Hotline at 800-622-1823. The Recall Hotline will be monitored from 9:00 a.m. EST – 5:00 p.m. EST.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0924

Food Safety Recall: Mennel Milling Bulk Flour

February 16, 2024 from the FDA:

Mennel Milling Company, 319 S Vine St PO Box 806, Fostoria, OH 44830-1843 is recalling bulk flour because of potential Foreign Material - Metal, Wood, Gasket Material, and/or Sifter balls.

Descriptive information and lot codes can be found here

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0923

OU Kosher Alert Alpha Baking

February 7, 2024 from the OU:

The Rosen brand bagels, Alpha Baking The Rosen brand bagels, produced by Alpha Baking are no longer OU certified.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0922

Kashrut Alert: Magic Seasoning Blends Gravy & Gumbo Magic

February 6, 2024 from the Star-K:

Magic Seasonings Blends Gravy & Gumbo Magic bears an unauthorized STAR-K symbol. The product is not kosher. The very limited number of products that reached the marketplace have been recalled.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0921

Diced tomatoes recalled in two states and Japan over plastic in product

January 11, 2024 from Food Safety News.

"Ingomar Packing Co of Los Banos, CA, is recalling diced tomatoes because of foreign objects in the product, specifically plastic.

"According to the details posted by the FDA, the recall was initiated on Aug. 3, 2023, and is ongoing.

"The recalled products were distributed in the U.S. in California and Washington and distributed internationally to Japan.

"Recall products:

Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to their place of purchase.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0920

Eban’s Bakehouse Issues a Voluntary Recall Due to Undeclared Milk and Soy Allergens

December 16, 2023 from the FDA:

Eban’s Bakehouse is recalling all of its Sweet Indulgences cookie bites, packaged in 12-count, 11.85 oz boxes, due to undeclared milk and soy allergens. The recall is limited to the 12-count multi-pack cookie bites. The traditional 2 oz cookies are not included in the recall.

This recall has been initiated due to the ingredient label not stating milk and soy as allergens.

The cookie bites being recalled include:

Product was available from 1/30/2023-12/13/2023 through:

Consumers with a milk or soy allergy or sensitivity who have purchased the affected products should dispose of it and contact Eban’s Bakehouse for a refund. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Sarah Farley at 513-409-3226 or email info@ebansbakehouse.com.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0919

Food Allergy Alert: Global Veg Corp Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites in Sundried Tomato Halves

December 8, 2023 from the FDA:

Global Veg Corp, 20 W, 55th st - 7th fl. New York, NY 10019 is recalling all lots and codes of its 5 lbs packages of “AVIATOR brand Sundried Tomato Halves”, Lot#060923/1, because they may contain undeclared sulfites. People who have a severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled “Aviator Sundried Tomato Halves” was distributed nationwide. The product comes in a 5 lb. vacuum bags. No illnesses or adverse reactions involving this product have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed that the sulfite containing product was distributed in packages that did not reveal the presence of sulfites.

Consumers who have purchased 5LB Bags of “AVIATOR brand Sundried Tomato Halves”, Lot#060923/1, are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 201-367-0517.

The previous item can be cited with the URL: https://www.kashrut.com/TradeNotices/?alert=T0918
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