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

July 29, 2008

Cravin’ Trail Mix

Brands: Cravin'
Products: Trail Mix
Company: Frankford Foods- Philadelphia, PA
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.

July 25, 2008

Full Circle Shrimp

Brands: Full Circle
Products: Assorted Frozen Shrimp Products
Company: Topco Associates LLC- Skokie, IL
Issue:

These products are bearing an unauthorized OU symbol and are not certified kosher by the Orthodox Union. Corrective action is being taken. Consumers spotting these products are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.

July 23, 2008

Jewel Cut Spinach

Brands: Jewel
Products: Cut Spinach (in cans) UPC# 0 41280 11485 8
Company: Albertsons Inc. - Boise, ID
Issue:

This product is bearing an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the marketplace.

July 23, 2008

Annette’s Jumbo Glazed Donuts

Brands: Annette’s Donuts
Products: Jumbo Glazed Donuts UPC: 0 60529 18201 4
Company: Annette’s Donuts- Toronto, ON
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.

July 14, 2008

Flora Italian Breadcrumbs

Brands: Flora Italian Foods
Products: Italian Breadcrumbs 12/24 oz UPC# 2003800119
Company: Flora Foods- Pompano Beach, FL
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the marketplace.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

July 14, 2008

Prince Macaroni and Cheese

Brands: Prince
Products: Mac & Cheese Dinner UPC# 0 41129 01050 1
Company: New World Pasta- Harrisburg, PA
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the marketplace.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 kashalerts@ou.org.

July 8, 2008

Asaro Pasta Sauce

Brands: Asaro
Products: Cherry Tomatoes & Basil Pasta Sauce UPC #8 020793 000904
Company: A. Pensabene Agroalimentari- Italy
Issue:

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 kashalerts@ou.org.

July 8, 2008

Assorted Waggoner Chocolates (Fundraising Series)

Brands: Waggoner Chocolates (Fundraising Series)
Products: Hot Fudge (6 oz) Liquid Carmel (6 oz) Mint Meltaway (6 oz) Peanut Butter (6 oz)
Company: Waggoner Chocolates- N. Canton, OH
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.

July 2, 2008

Bazzini Licorice

Brands: Bazzini
Products: Licorice-All Sorts (UPC# 0 75062 50196 3)
Company: A.L. Bazzini Co. - New York, NY
Issue:

This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and 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

July 2, 2008

Skittles Candy Fan and Dry Erase Message Board

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. Corrective action has been implemented. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org. Please note that this issue only impacts upon the kashruth status of the Skittles, the products’ safety and nutritional integrity is not affected.