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

November 25, 2008

Noh Foods Hawaiian Iced Tea

Brands: Noh Foods of Hawaii
Products: Hawaiian Iced Tea
Company: Distributed by Conin Inc. - Hidalgo, TX
Issue:

This product, distributed in Mexico, bears an unauthorized OU symbol on its Spanish label. It is 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.

November 21, 2008

BrainSavers Fruit and Nut Bar

Brands: BrainSavers
Products: Fruit and Nut Bar-Chocolate Coated UPC 094922965974
Company: BrainSavers - Scottsdale, AZ
Issue:

This product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will no longer bear the OU symbol.

November 19, 2008

Apple & Eve White Grape Juice

Brands: Apple & Eve
Products: White Grape Juice UPC 7630184001
Company: Apple & Eve- Port Washington, NY
Issue:

This product is not kosher, and bears an unauthorized OU symbol on the outer cardboard wrapper that holds the individual juice boxes. Product is being withdrawn from the marketplace. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

November 19, 2008

Lupita Farmer’s Cheese

Brands: Lupita
Products: Queso Panela Mexican Style Farmer’s Cheese UPC 819753000492
Company: Leblon Foods, Inc. - Cazenovia, NY
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. 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.

November 11, 2008

Subway Restaurant

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Issue:

Effective November 11 2008, Subway Restaurant, located at 28 Water Street, New York, NY, will no longer be certified OU Kosher.

November 10, 2008

Maple Grove Cranberry Balsamic Dressing

Brands: Maple Grove Farms of Vermont
Products: Cranberry Balsamic Dressing, 8 oz UPC 074683004525
Company: Maple Grove Farms of Vermont – St. Johnsbury, VT
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not certified Kosher by the Orthodox Union. 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.

November 6, 2008

White Rose Canned Chopped Spinach

Brands: White Rose
Products: Canned Chopped Spinach UPC# 074807448181
Company: White Rose Food- Carteret, NJ
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not certified kosher by the Orthodox Union. 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.

November 6, 2008

Jelly Belly Classic Candies

Brands: Jelly Belly
Products: “Classic Candies” assortment (15.1 oz) UPC #071567984782
Company: Jelly Belly Candy Company-Fairfield, CA
Issue:

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

November 6, 2008

Breads From Anna Bread Mix

Brands: Breads From Anna
Products: Bread Mix
Company: Breads From Anna/Gluten Evolution
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.

November 4, 2008

Whole Bakers Gluten Free Cookies

Brands: Whole Bakers
Products: Gluten Free Cookies - All Varieties
Company: PacMoore Products, Inc.- Hammond, IN
Issue:

These products contain dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.