Consumer Alerts & Advisories

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!

Sign up for kosher alerts

Consumer Alerts

June 15, 2009

Food Lion Salsa Con Queso

Brands: Food Lion
Products: Salsa Con Queso UPC: 35826 04798
Company: Food Lion, LLC-Salisbury, NC
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and corrective action is being taken. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

June 12, 2009

Foodtown Rice Cakes- Caramel Made with Whole Grain

Brands: Foodtown
Products: Rice Cakes- Caramel Made with Whole Grain
Company: Foodtown, Inc. - Avenel, NJ
Issue:

This product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.

June 10, 2009

Danish Style Butter Cookies

Brands: Veronica Bianca
Products: Danish Style Butter Cookies
Company: American Food & Beverage Inc. – East Brunswick, NJ
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org

June 10, 2009

Instant Hot Cocoa Mix – Milk Chocolate Flavor

Brands: Shop Rite
Products: Instant Hot Cocoa Mix - Milk Chocolate Flavor UPC: 4119001760
Company: Wakefern Food Corp.
Issue:

A limited amount of this OU-D certified product was inadvertently sold with packets containing non-kosher marshmallows. Affected product is limited to those products bearing the date code Oct. 30 10. Consumers should contact their Rabbi to determine the status of utensils that have come in contact with the above product.

June 10, 2009

Jalapeno Jack Flavored Seven Grain Chips

Brands: Eating Right
Products: Jalapeno Jack Flavored Seven Grain Chips
Company: Lucerne Foods - Pleasanton, CA
Issue:

This product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.

May 27, 2009

Triscuits Parmesan Garlic Thin Crisps

Brands: Christie
Products: Triscuits Parmesan Garlic Thin Crisps
Company: Kraft Canada- Don Mills, ON
Issue:

This certified product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.

May 1, 2009

Stickney & Poor Blue Cheese Dressing

Brands: Stickney & Poor
Products: Blue Cheese Dressing
Company: Four-In-One Co.
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the market. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

May 1, 2009

Caroline’s Sweet Blue Cheese Dressing

Brands: Caroline's
Products: Sweet Blue Cheese Dressing
Company: Cain’s Foods- Ayer, MA
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the market. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

May 1, 2009

Sensible Edibles Bakery

Brands:
Products:
Company:
Issue:

Effective immediately, Sensible Edibles Bakery located at 5-15 47th Ave., Long Island City, NY 11101 is no longer OU kosher certified.

March 24, 2009

Smart Balance Omega Buttery Spread

Brands: Smart Balance
Products: Omega Buttery Spread made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Company: GFA
Issue:

A limited amount of this certified product has been erroneously distributed with lids from the Light Omega Buttery Spread which bear an OU Pareve designation. While the Light variety is certified pareve, the regular Omega Buttery Spread contains dairy ingredients. Corrective action has been taken.