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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Products: Vitamin D3 Granular
Company: Manufacturer: Zhejiang Garden Biochemical High-Tech Co., Ltd. - Zhegjiang, CHINA
Distributor: PAT Vitamins Inc. – Walnut, CA
This industrial product, which contains non-kosher ingredients, is bearing an unauthorized symbol and should not be used in kosher production. Kashruth agencies are encouraged to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241for more information.
Products: Toasted Oatmeal Squares Cereal
Company: M. Prop & Sons- Ramat Gan, Israel
This product’s Hebrew label (as applied by the Israeli importer) bears an incorrect OU Parve statement. This product is certified OU-D.
Products: Junior Mints Premium Ice Cream (Limited Edition)
This product is not certified as kosher and states that after the ingredient panel. All other Turkey Hill products are OU certified.
Products: Fruit Smoothie Mix Pineapple Coconut flavor UPC: 6 13008 72406 1
Company: Ferolito, Vultaggio, & Sons- Lake Success, NY
This product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.
Products: Fudge Rings
Company: Kraft Foods- East Hanover, NJ
Oreo Cookies are certified OU kosher. Nabisco is introducing a new variety of Oreo brand Cookies, Oreo Fudge Rings, which are currently not certified kosher. Please note that the Oreo Fudge Rings label does not bear the OU symbol.
Products: Animal Crackers (UPC# 41415 01509)
Company: Publix Super Markets- Lakeland, FL
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.
Products: Cracked Pepper and Sea Salt flavored Potato Chips
Company: Herr Foods- Nottingham, PA
This product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised
Products: Pesto Sauce UPC: 8 020793 000065
Company: A. Pensabene Agroalimentari
This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the marketplace.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Products: Gelées De Fruit Jellies
Company: Balglobe Fine Foods- Pointe-Claire, QC
This product (sold primarily in Canada) bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8148 or via email at email@example.com.
Effective April 30, 2008, the Homowack Lodge (a/k/a Spring Mountain Resort) will be discontinuing OU Kosher Supervision and will be under the Vaad Beis Din of New Square.