The Following OU Kosher Advisories and Alerts were released by the Orthodox Union's Kosher Division on the date indicated.
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Company: Mountainside Farms – Roxbury, NY
All Mountainside Farms milk bearing date codes April 10th through April 21st are OU certified Kosher for Passover. The “OU-KP” stamped after the code was left off some cartons.
Products: Mon Cuisine frozen meals
Company: Alle Processing
When warming Mon Cuisine frozen meals in a microwave, consumers should double wrap the carton. Mon Cuisine is changing its packaging to alleviate this issue by overwrapping the carton.
Products: Advanced Probiotic Capsules
Company: Medical Care Innovations - San Antonio, TX
Endomune Advanced Probiotic Capsules bear an unauthorized OU symbol. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Corrective measures have been implemented.
Products: Canned Olives (any variety) Canned Fruits (any variety)
Company: Veld World, Kiev, Ukraine
Diva Oliva canned olives and canned fruit sold in Ukraine (and possibly other parts of Europe), bear an unauthorized OU. Corrective measures have been implemented.
Products: Perfect Guacamole Seasoning Mix
Company: Blue Bird Trading Company - Laura Scudder’s - Newport Beach, CA
Missing “D” dairy designation.
Blue Bird Perfect Guacamole Seasoning Mix is certified by the Orthodox Union as a dairy product. The ingredient panel clearly states that it contains dairy. Some packaging only has the plain OU without the “D”. Corrective measures have been implemented.
Products: Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips
Company: Dirty Potato Chips - Gramercy, LA
Missing D- Dairy designation
Some 2 oz. packages of Sour Cream and Onion Potato Chips were mistakenly labeled with a plain OU mark, without the D-Dairy designation. This product contains dairy and should have been labeled OU-D. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: Fruit Salad with Extra Cherries Salade De Fruit Avec Plus de Cerises
Company: Dole Foods of Canada - Markham ON
Unauthorized stylized ”K”
This product, distributed in Canada, contains Carmine, as indicated in the ingredient panel. The Orthodox Union does not certify products that contain Carmine, and the stylized “K” symbol is unauthorized. Corrective measures have been taken.
Products: Bridge Mixture - Size-105 g only
Company: Hershey Canada - Mississauga, Ontario
This product bears a mislabeled OUD symbol and is not certified as OU kosher. This product is only available in Canada. Corrective measures have been implemented.
Products: BBQ Potato Chips
Company: Pink Snacks & Beverage Company - Collegeville, PA
Some 10oz bags of Pink Snack BBQ Potato Chips were labeled with a plain OU rather than an OU-D. It contains lactose (a dairy ingredient) but the “D” was inadvertently left off. Corrective action has been implemented.
Products: Queen Olives (from Spain)
Company: Small World Foods - Shelton CT
Tierra Fresco Queen Olives bear an unauthorized OU. This product was sold in a ‘closeout’ store in the Midwest. Corrective measures are being implemented.