The Following OU Kosher Advisories and Alerts were released by the Orthodox Union's Kosher Division on the date indicated.
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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.
Products: Vegan Cream Cheese Alternative
Company: Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Orlando FL.
Galaxy Nutritional Foods Vegan Cream Cheese Alternative is labeled with a plain OU. This product was made using pareve ingredients on dairy equipment. Corrective measures have been implemented.
Products: Oriental Rice Crackers
Company: Trader Joe's, Monrovia, CA
Some Trader Joe’s Oriental Rice Crackers are labeled with an OU Symbol. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Corrective measures have been implemented.
Products: This is Not a Tub of Cream Cheese
Company: Trader Joe's, Monrovia, CA
Issue: Mislabeled OU
Trader Joe’s This is Not a Tub of Cream Cheese is labeled with an OU Pareve. This product was made using pareve ingredients on dairy equipment. Corrective measures have been implemented.