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 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.

October 27, 2008

Jelly Belly

Brands: Jelly Belly
Products: Swedish Fish candy
Company: The Jelly Belly Candy Company- Fairfield, CA
Issue:

The Jelly Belly Candy Company has incorrectly represented the above product (sold in bulk bins) as being OU certified. Corrective action has been taken. Please note that Cinnamon Imperial candy and Lemon Drops candy, which were the subject of a Kashruth Alert released on October 27, 2008, are in fact OU certified.

October 7, 2008

Genisoy Ranch flavor Potato Bakes

Brands: Genisoy
Products: Ranch flavor Potato Bakes
Company: Genisoy Food Company, Inc.- Tulsa, OK
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.

October 7, 2008

Libby’s Pumpkin Bread Kit

Brands: Libby’s
Products: Pumpkin Bread Kit with Icing
Company: Nestle-Glendale, CA
Issue:

Product is certified as OU-D but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised. The Libby’s Pumpkin Bread Kit without icing is certified as OU pareve.

October 3, 2008

Stone Ridge Ice Cream

Brands: Stone Ridge
Products: Rocky Road Ice Cream
Company: Supervalu Inc - Chanhassen, MN
Issue:

The current 56 oz container is certified OU-D. The new 48 oz size will no longer be Kosher and will not bear the OU-D.

October 3, 2008

Israeli Spice Advisory

Brands:
Products:
Company:
Issue:

The Orthodox Union wishes to inform the manufacturing and food service trade that several Israeli grown spices are being distributed in generic cardboard boxes which do not identify the contents as products of Israel. The spices in question are:

• Dill (Lot #8074)
• Tarragon (Lot #8075-2)
• Cilantro (Lot #8019)
• Parsley Flakes (Lot #8075-1)

Please note that these boxes do not bear any Kosher mark.

August 26, 2008

Price Chopper Magic Stars

Brands: Price Chopper
Products: Magic Stars Sweetened Oat Cereal with Marshmallows
Company: Price Chopper- Schenectady, NY
Issue:

This product, sold at Price Chopper stores, is bearing an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the marketplace. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8148 or via email at kashalerts@ou.org.