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Oskri Organics Corporation Recalls All Nut Butters because of Possible Health Risk

January 28, 2019 from FDA:

Oskri Organics Corporation of Lake Mills, WI is recalling ALL Oskri Corporation manufactured nut butters. Consumption of this product may cause potential health risk.
"We began production of the recalled Oskri Corporation manufactured nut butters the beginning of January 2018. This recall pertains to ALL Oskri Corporation manufactured nut butters with Best By dates of June 2020 (6/20) and earlier."
Oskri Corporation has distributed Nut Butters to the following states: NY, MI, CA, PA, OH, WI, NH, IL, FL, MA, TX, AZ, IN, ID, OR, SC, and RI.
Nut butters subject to recall include: Almond, Cashew, Coconut, Peanut (all flavor varieties), Pumpkin, Sunflower, and Tahini. Nut butters are sold in 16 oz plastic jars with the Lot Number either on the top or bottom of the jar near the Expiration Date, in Pouches with the Lot Number and Expiration Date located on either the top or bottom of the back of the pouch. On bulk packaging, which would be Oskri Corporation boxes, the label should be located on the box in the upper right-hand corner of one of the four sides. This label will list the lot number, production date, as well as the expiration date.
If you are in possession of any of these products, we urge you to quarantine and destroy the product immediately.

Almond Coconut 666016401882
Organic Peanut Creamy 666016316285
Organic Peanut Crunchy 666016316469
Organic Peanut Espresso 666016401103
Organic Peanut Chia Flax 666016401097
Organic Peanut Honey Sea Salt 666016400724
Organic Peanut Spicy Cayenne 666016401110
Almond Creamy 666016401318
Almond Crunchy 666016316452
Almond Chia Flax 666016401127
Cashew 666016316476
Cashew Coconut 666016401141
Organic Pumpkin Seed Butter 666016316841
Organic Sunflower Butter 666016316308
Organic Tahini Butter 666016316292
Hazelnut Cacao Spread 666016401134
Organic Peanut Coconut 666016401899
Organic Coconut Butter 666016401905
Peanut Butter Mixed Berry 666016401912
Pouch Organic Peanut Creamy 666016401592
Pouch Organic Peanut Espresso Cacao 666016401622
Pouch Organic Peanut Honey Sea Salt 666016401615
Pouch Organic Peanut Spicy Cayenne 666016401646
Pouch Organic Tahini Butter 666016401639
Pouch Almond Creamy 666016401653
Pouch Cashew Coconut 666016401691
Pouch Hazelnut Cacao Spread 666016401608
Bulk Organic Peanut Creamy 666016401714
Bulk Organic Peanut Crunchy 666016401721
Bulk Organic Peanut Espresso 666016401738
Bulk Organic Peanut Chia Flax 666016401745
Bulk Organic Peanut Honey Sea Salt 666016401752
Bulk Organic Peanut Spicy Cayenne Honey 666016401769
Bulk Almond Creamy 666016401776
Bulk Almond Crunchy 666016401783
Bulk Almond Chia Flax 666016401790
Bulk Cashew 666016401806
Bulk Cashew Coconut 666016401813
Bulk Organic Pumpkin Seed Butter 666016401820
Bulk Organic Sunflower Butter 666016401837
Bulk Organic Tahini Butter 666016401844
Bulk Hazelnut Cacao Spread 666016401851

Consumers who have purchased Oskri Tahini Butter LOT # 193 and Thrive Sunflower Butter LOT # 233, are urged to destroy the product. Consumers with questions may contact Oskri at (920) 648-8300, Hours phone will be answered are Monday through Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. You may also contact Oskri via email at info@oskri.com.

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Satur Farms Baby Spinach and Mesclun Recall Because of Possible Health Risk

January 23, 2019 from FDA:

Satur Farms, 3705 Alvah's Lane, Cutchogue, NY 11935 is voluntarily recalling Baby Spinach and Mesclun with the specific lot numbers listed below because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The following product was distributed in New York and Florida through retail stores.

Retail product is packed in plastic clamshell containers with Satur Farms brand name: 5 oz, 10 oz, 16 oz
Food service product is packed in sealed poly bags: 2-1/2 lbs, 3#, 4#, 4 x 2.5#, 4 x 3#


The voluntary recall is being initiated following routine sampling by Florida Department of Agriculture and New York State Department of Agriculture and markets. Consumers who have purchase Satur Farms products with these lot numbers are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Satur Farms requests all consignees (wholesalers and retailers) to hold and discontinue selling their existing stock of this product. Please contact Satur Farms at telephone # 631-734-4219 and ask for Paulette Satur for instructions regarding returning or destroying any remaining inventories of the recalled products you may have. If you have redistributed or sold this product to other retailers, please notify your clients as to the status of this product and whom they may contact for further information at Satur Farms. info@saturfarms.com or 631-734-4219. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

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Food Recall Warning - Canada Herb brand Red Chili recalled due to Salmonella

January 20, 2019: From the CFIA:

Canada Herb is recalling Canada Herb brand Red Chili from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described below.

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC
Canada Herb Red Chili Variable weight None – all packages sold up to and including January 20, 2019 None

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Kosher Alert - I Rice Grape Water Ice Base

January 18, 2019 from the OU:
I Rice Grape Water Ice Base, I Rice & Company Inc., Philadelphia PA has an unauthorized OU:
The Orthodox Union certifies I Rice Grape Water Ice Base as an OU certified product. This food service product with lot number 319-18-1 contains an unauthorized ingredient and is being withdrawn from the marketplace.

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California farm suspected in romaine outbreak recalls other produce

December 15, 2018 - from FoodSafetyNews and the Adams Bros Farms:

"Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California “out of an abundance of caution” has recalled red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce and cauliflower harvested this year from Nov. 27 through Nov 30 for it may be contaminated with E. Coli O157: H7."
"The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Dec. 13 said its traceback in the ongoing E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce led investigators to the Adams Bros. farm in Santa Barbara, CA. However, romaine lettuce is not on the recall list."
"The recall was initiated after it was discovered that sediment from a reservoir near where the produce was grown tested positive for E. coli O157: H7."
"Adams Bros. says none of the recalled product has tested positive for E. coli O157: H7 and no illnesses have been reported."
"The California grower said it issued the recall in cooperation with the FDA. The recall involves produce harvested from particular fields. It does not include all of Adam Bros. Farming, Inc.’s products."
"As of Dec 13, Adam Bros. Farming Inc. has notified its affected customers of all product that was recalled, asking that the product not be eaten, sold, or transferred. Furthermore, Adam Bros. requested that its customers notify the downline chain of custody to ensure a full recall."
"Cauliflower was distributed to wholesalers in AZ, CA, IL, LA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA. Tijuana, Mexico, and Canada; red and green leaf lettuce was distributed to wholesalers in CA, CO, OR, TX, PA, WA, and Canada; red leaf lettuce only was distributed to a wholesaler in MN, and Tijuana, Mexico."
Recalled product may be identified as follows:


Canadian Food Recall Warning - Certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce produced by Adam Bros Farming Inc. recalled due to E. coli O157:H7

December 15, 2018 - from the CFIA:

Industry is recalling certain cauliflower, red leaf lettuce and green leaf lettuce produced by Adam Bros. Farming Inc. of Santa Maria, California, United States (US) from the marketplace due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination. The affected products described below have been imported from Adam Bros Farming Inc. by: Courchesne Larose Ltd., Anjou, QC, Dominion Citrus, Toronto, ON; Fresh Taste Produce Limited, Milton, ON; and Fruits et Legumes Gaetan Bono Inc., Montreal, QC. Consumers, retailers, restaurants and institutions should not sell, use or consume the recalled products described below.
The following products, grown in the US, are known to have been sold in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador and may have been sold in other provinces.

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Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product Additional Info
Adam Brothers Family Farms Cauliflower Variable Carton tag numbers:
203-27263 331-18;
203-27263 332-18;
203-27263 333-18;
203-27263 334-18;
203-27268 334-18;
204-27268 332-18.
This cauliflower is wrapped and has the Adam Brothers Family Farms logo but no coding information.
If you are unsure as to whether products are included in this recall, contact the location where they were purchased.
None Green Leaf Lettuce Sold in bulk Carton Tag Numbers:
204-27247 331-18;
253-27268 331-18;
204-27268 331-18;
204-27268 332-18.
This product was sold in bulk without a brand name.
If you are unsure as to whether products are included in this recall, contact the location where they were purchased.
None Red Leaf Lettuce Sold in bulk Carton Tag Numbers:
253-27267 331-18;
204-27267 331-18;
203-27267 331-18.
This product was sold in bulk without a brand name.
If you are unsure as to whether products are included in this recall, contact the location where they were purchased.

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Kosher Alert - Gordon Choice Fruit Cocktail

November 21, 2018 from the OU:

Gordon Choice Fruit Cocktail in Extra Light Syrup and Fruit Cocktail in Pear Juice, Gordon Food Service have an unauthorized OU:
Gordon Choice Fruit Cocktail in Extra Light Syrup (UPC# 093901225306) and Gordon Choice Fruit Cocktail in Pear Juice (UPC# 093901610232) mistakenly bears an OU symbol on the cardboard cases, but not on the individual can labels. The product contains carmine as listed in the ingredient panel. Corrective actions have been implemented. Please note, that the OU does certify a similar product Gordon Choice Mixed Fruit in Light Syrup (UPC#093901118264) and Mixed Fruit in Pear Juice (UPC #093901610348) which correctly bears an OU symbol.

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Kosher alert on trailers from Heck Farms, LLC, Independence, MO

November 21, 2018 from Rabbi Joseph Mendelson (Kansas City):

Effective immediately Rabbi Joseph Mendelson (Kansas City) has terminated his kosher certification of all trailers of Heck Farms in Missouri.

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Kosher Advisory Lucky Leaf Premium Caramel Apple Fruit Filling or Topping

November 8, 2018 from the OU:

Lucky Leaf Premium Caramel Apple Fruit Filling or Topping, Knouse Foods, Biglerville, PA is missing D - Dairy Designation:
The Orthodox Union certifies Lucky Leaf Premium Caramel Apple Fruit Filling or Topping as an OU D-Dairy product. This product contains dairy ingredients as indicated in the ingredients panel. Some 9.5 lb. pails of this product were labeled with an OU symbol, without the D-Dairy designation. Corrective actions are being implemented.

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Kosher Alert: Select Food Products- Ranch Style Dressing 4L DAIRY

November 1, 2018 - From the COR:

Select Food Products- Ranch Style Dressing 4L is missing the DAIRY Designation. This product is kosher DAIRY. Immediate corrective action has been taken.

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Kosher Alert Coloma Concord Grape Juice and White Grape Juice Concentrate

October 29, 2018 from the cRc:

Please note that (a) Concord Grape Juice Concentrate and (b) White Grape Juice Concentrate distributed by Coloma Frozen Foods, Inc, Coloma Michigan bear an unauthorized cRc symbol on the label. The items are not certified kosher. Corrective action is being taken.

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