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

March 30, 2015

Kosher Alert Sally Sherman

Brands: Sally Sherman
Products: Ravioletti Salad
Company: Sally Sherman, Mount Vernon NY
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

The Orthodox Union does not certify Sally Sherman Ravioletti Salad. Some Ravioletti Salad were mistakenly labeled with an OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

March 30, 2015

Kosher Alert Endico Brussels Sprouts

Brands: Endico
Products: Brussels Sprouts
Company: Ace Endico Potatoes, Brewster NY
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

The Orthodox Union does not certify Endico Brussels Sprouts. Some boxes of Endico Brussels Sprouts are stamped with an unauthorized OU Symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

March 26, 2015

Kosher Alert Pringles Brazil

Brands: Pringles
Products: (1) Sour Cream & Onion Pringles (2) Nacho Cheese Pringles
Company: Kellogs Snacks, Battle Creek MI
Issue:

Please Note: 2 varieties of Pringles made in Belgium mistakenly bear the OU symbol. They are: Sour Cream & Onion and Nacho Cheese. The mislabeled products are sold in Brazil and possibly Europe and state either “Made in Belgium” or “Product of Belgium”. Corrective actions have been implemented. All Pringles made in the USA are either kosher pareve or kosher dairy when packaging bear the OU or OUD kosher logo respectively.

March 25, 2015

Kosher Alert Premier Parchment Paper

Brands: Premier
Products: Parchment Paper
Company: Premier Food Packaging, Brooklyn NY
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

The OU does not certify Premier Parchment Paper and it bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective measures are being implemented.

March 19, 2015

Kosher Advisory Salad Bar Creamy Italian Dressing

Brands: Salad Bar
Products: Creamy Italian Dressing
Company: Supreme Oil, Englewood NJ
Issue:

The Orthodox Union certifies Salad Bar Creamy Italian Dressing as an OU Pareve product. The ingredient panel mistakenly lists dairy ingredients.

March 18, 2015

Kosher Alerts Target Vinegar

Brands: Market Pantry
Products: White Cooking Wine; Sherry Cooking Wine; Marsala Cooking Wine; Red Cooking Wine: White Wine Vinegar
Company: Target Corporation, Minneapolis MN
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

The Orthodox Union does not certify Market Pantry cooking wines or white wine vinegar. Some labels were mistakenly labeled with an OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

March 3, 2015

Kosher Alert Evolution Nutraceutics

Brands: Evolution
Products: All Products
Company: Evolution Nutraceutics, Mexico
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

The Orthodox Union does not certify any Evolution Nutraceutics products, bottled and sold in Mexico. Some Evolution Nutraceutics products bear an unauthorized OU Symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.

February 24, 2015

Kosher Alert Regal Spice

Brands: Regal Spice
Products: Ham Soup Base; Beef Soup Base
Company: Clark Associates, Inc. Lancaster PA
Issue:

Unauthorized OU
The Orthodox Union does not certify Regal Spice Ham Soup Base or Beef soup Base. This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not kosher. Corrective actions are being implemented.

February 23, 2015

Kosher Alert Keurig Café Mocha Specialty

Brands: Cafe Escapes
Products: Café Mocha Specialty
Company: Keurig
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

The Orthodox Union does not certify Café Escapes Café Mocha Specialty K-Cups. Some advertising for this product features an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.

February 23, 2015

Kosher Alert Grinbin Edamame

Brands: Grinbin
Products: Edamame Frijol de Soya
Company: Grupo Narcisa S.A. de C.V. Mexico
Issue:

Unauthorized OU

Grinbin Edamame snacks bear an unauthorized OU symbol. The Orthodox Union does not certify any Grinbin snacks, sold in Mexico. Corrective measures are being implemented.