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!

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Consumer Alerts

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This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the market.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This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the market.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.

March 13, 2009

Dos Anclas Table Salt

Brands: Dos Anclas
Products: Table Salt
Company: Alex Int’l Trading Corp - Siesta Key, Fl
Issue:

This product mistakenly bears an OU-P symbol and is not certified Kosher for Passover. It is certified for year round use only.

February 26, 2009

Skittles

Brands:
Products: Skittles Candy Fan UPC# 6 09454 61492 6 Skittles Dry Erase Message Board UPC# 6 09454 61501 5
Company: Candyrific- Louisville, KY
Issue:

An unauthorized OU-D symbol was inadvertently placed on these products’ labels. These products are not certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

February 26, 2009

Newland

Brands: Newland / or other brands manufactured by this company
Products: Broccoli Cauliflower Bok Choy
Company: Zhejiang Zhongda Newland Co., Ltd.
Issue:

These products bear an unauthorized OU symbol and are not certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. Consumers spotting these products are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

February 17, 2009

Vitality Frozen Grape Cocktail

Brands: VitalityChoicePak
Products: Frozen Concentrated Grape Cocktail Lot # 01/11 027C Lot # 02/11 036C Lot # 12/10 366C
Company: Distributed by Vitality Foodservice Inc. – Tampa, FL
Issue:

Individual products are labeled correctly and do not bear the OU symbol. The outside box bears an unauthorized OU symbol. 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.