The Following OU Kosher Advisories and Alerts were released by the Orthodox Union's Kosher Division on the date indicated.
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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.
Products: Sesame Chili Oil
Company: Wei Chuan USA Inc.- Bell Gardens, CA
Wei Chuan Sesame Chili Oil bears an unauthorized OU symbol. The Orthodox Union does not certify this product. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: Maui Onion Potato Chips
Company: Dirty Potato Chips - Gramercy, LA
Missing D- Dairy designation
Some packages of Maui 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: Apple of My Eye
Company: Bready North America - Columbia, MO
This product is not certified kosher. The OU symbol on the packaging is unauthorized. Corrective action was implemented. Anyone seeing it should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Products: Cinnamon flavor, Banana Bread flavor
Company: Quaker Foods & Snacks - Chicago IL
A small amount of Instant Oatmeal Weight Control Instant Oatmeal, Cinnamon flavor and Banana Bread flavor was mistakenly labeled with an OU Symbol without the “D”. This product is dairy and corrective measures were implemented.
Products: Sixlets Pearl Bright Pink Sixlets Navy Blue
Company: Pfeil & Holing - CakeDeco.com
A limited quantity of this industrial bakery product was mistakenly labeled with a plain OU symbol. This product is kosher and dairy.
Products: Whole Wheat Pasta Parmesan
Company: Beech Nut Nutrition Corp - Amsterdam, NY
Beech Nut Whole Wheat Pasta Parmesan bears an OU-D symbol. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union. Corrective action is being implemented.
Company: Barilla America, Inc. – Bannockburn, IL
This product has been reformulated and will now once again bear an OU. Only the product bearing the OU symbol should be used.
Products: Authentic French Blinis
Company: White Toque, Secaucus NJ
White Toque Authentic French Blinis bear an unauthorized OU, are not certified by the Orthodox Union and contain dairy ingredients. It was sold in Costco stores in California. The product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.
Products: Caesar Salad Dressing (1 gallon size foodservice containers)
Company: Gordon Food Service - Grand Rapids, MI
A few boxes of GFS Caesar Salad Dressing were shipped with an unauthorized OU on the outer box, however, each individual container has no OU symbol. This product is not certified by the OU and the corrective action was implemented.