The Following OU Kosher Advisories and Alerts were released by the Orthodox Union's Kosher Division on the date indicated.
Please remember to always check the label before purchasing any item that needs kosher certification!
Products: +More 100% Natural Grape Juice
Company: Azgranata MMC, Baku Azerbaijan
+More Grape Juice made by Azgranata bears an unauthorized OU mark. The Orthodox Union does not certify this product. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: (1) Beef Flavor Bouillon UPC 52100020853 (2) Chicken Flavor Bouillon UPC 52100020846
Company: Han-Dee Pak Inc., Cockeysville, MD
Spice Classics Beef Flavor Bouillon and Chicken Flavor Bouillon bear an unauthorized OU mark. The Orthodox Union does not certify these products. Corrective actions are being implemented.
Products: Crème Strawberry Flavored Wafers
Company: Allied International Corp. of VA Dulles, VA
Forrelli Crème Strawberry Flavored Wafers made in Turkey bear an unauthorized OU. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union and it contains dairy as indicated in the ingredient list. Forrelli Strawberry Wafers made in Israel are certified by the Orthodox Union and do not contain dairy. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: House Blend Caesar Dressing
Company: Diamond Crystal, Savannah GA
Diamond Crystal House Blend Caesar Dressing, a food service product, is not certified by the Orthodox Union. The individual packages do not have an OU on them. Some of the cartons used to ship this product mistakenly have an OU on them. The cartons have been corrected.
Products: Frozen Yogurt Store
Company: Yo Fresh, Newton MA
A sign with an OU symbol was posted in the Yo Fresh frozen yogurt store in Newton MA. The Orthodox Union does not certify that store or any Yo Fresh frozen yogurt store. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: Bold Espresso Chunk Cookie Dough Nutty Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Dough Heavenly Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough
Company: Sweet Loren's, NY , NY
Missing “D” Dairy designation.
Sweet Loren’s cookie dough products are produced on dairy equipment and are certified by the Orthodox Union as OU D products. Some of the above listed varieties of Sweet Loren’s products were mistakenly labeled with a plain OU. Corrective measures have been implemented.
Products: Canned Tuna
Company: Mr. Tuna d.b.a. King of the Sea, Brooklyn NY
Not for Passover
The Orthodox Union does not certify King of the Sea tuna for Passover.
Products: Sweet & Creamy Regular Iced Coffee
Company: Green Mountain, Waterbury VT.
Missing “D” Dairy designation
Donut House Sweet & Creamy Iced Coffee is certified as an OU D – Dairy product, as it contains dairy ingredients. Some boxes labeled with an OU are missing the “D” Dairy designation. The individual cups, however, are labeled with an OU D. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Company: Coca-Cola Bottling
Coca-Cola Products are available as Kosher for Passover under the Orthodox Union nationally and in Illinois under the CRC (Chicago Rabbinical Council). This year some of the caps designated for the CRC supervised production were mistakenly delivered to the East Coast Facility that produces Kosher for Passover under the OU.
The Orthodox Union wishes to affirm that products available in the East Coast either with
OU-P or CRC-P13 on Yellow Caps have been produced under the strict Passover supervision of the Orthodox Union and the products are Kosher for Passover.
Products: Mandarins in Orange Gel
Company: Dole Canada LTD. Markham, ON
Some packages of Dole Mandarins in Orange Gel were mistakenly labeled with a ’stylized K Pareve’ symbol. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Corrective measures have been implemented.