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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Company: Global Drinks Finland
Moses Vodka from Global Drinks Finland and product of Finland bears an unauthorized OU P. The Orthodox Union does not certify this product for Passover or year round use. Corrective actions have been implemented.
This does not include product that was imported by Happy Hearts Wine & Spirit and labeled as such; for product in bottle sizes 50ml, 375ml and 750ml produced in Estonia and bearing in addition the certification of Rabbi Gruber.
Products: Cocktail Mixers, Concentrates, Ready to Drink Pouches and Fruit Barrel Drinks
Company: Daily's, Verona PA
The company is discontinuing the OU certification of these products. Consumers should be careful to only purchase product bearing the OU. Daily’s may be contacted at 412-828-9020 x6150 or http://dailyscocktails.com/connect-with-us/comment-inquiry.
Products: Waffeln (all varieties)
Company: INLICO Sussen, Germany
INLICO is distributing a variety of wafers in Germany with an unauthorized OU Symbol. The label is in the German and Russian languages. Corrective actions are being implemented.
Products: Noodles (pre-cooked in bag)
Company: Jen's Noodles, Queensland Australia
Jen’s Noodles is not certified by the Orthodox Union and bears an unauthorized OU symbol. This product is being sold in Australia. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Products: Cherry Mixed Fruit
Company: Wegmans Food Markets, Rochester NY
Wegmans Cherry Mixed Fruit is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Some packaging with UPC Code 77890-25290 mistakenly bears the OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.
The Orthodox Union is now certifying Wonder Bread products in certain (but not all) regions of the USA. Wonder Bread products that are certified by the Orthodox Union bear the OU symbol. Wonder Bread products that do not bear the OU symbol are not certified by the Orthodox Union.
Products: Potato Gnocchi
Company: Riserva Dante, Toronto ON
Riserva Dante Potato Gnocchi is not certified by the Orthodox Union and bears an unauthorized OU symbol. This product is sold in Canada. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Products: Queso Fresco Whole Milk Cheese
Company: Marquez Brothers International, San Jose, CA
El Mexicano Casero whole milk cheese is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Some promotional materials were printed with an OU mark on them, although the actual product has no OU symbol on it. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Products: Nut Cocoa Spread
Company: Hero AG, Switzerland
Hero Nut Cocoa Spread mistakenly bears an OU symbol. The Orthodox Union does not certify this product. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Products: Organic Nutritional Shakes (all varieties)
Company: Orgain Inc., Tustin CA
Missing D – Dairy designation
Orgain Healthy Kids Nutritional Shakes (all varieties) contains dairy ingredients, as indicated in the allergen statement and ingredient panel, and it is kosher certified by the Orthodox Union as an OU D – Dairy product. Some packages were mistakenly labeled with an OU, without the “D” designation. Corrective action has been implemented.