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: Fudge Marshmallow Cookies
Company: Waldo’s - Tijuana, Mexico
These cookies not certified by the Orthodox Union and bear an unauthorized OU. They are mostly sold in Waldo’s stores in Mexico and are being withdrawn from the marketplace.
Products: Buffalo Marinade
Company: HV Food Products - Oakland, CA
This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. It is not certified by the Orthodox Union and contains dairy. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: Honey Graham Crackers
Company: Ingles Markets - Black Mountain, NC
Some Laura Lynn Honey Graham Crackers are labeled with an OU Pareve, instead of OU Dairy. This product is certified by the OU and is dairy. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: Multi-Fit Flakes Original Multi-Fit Flakes with Berries
Company: H.E.B. Grocery Company, LP - San Antonio TX
Some Multi-Fit Flakes breakfast cereals display an unauthorized OU symbol. These products are not certified by the Orthodox Union and contain dairy. The product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.
Products: Smoked Salmon
Company: Totem Smokehouse - Seattle, WA
Totem Smokehouse Smoked Salmon bears an unauthorized OU. This product is not certified by the OU. Corrective action is being implemented.
Products: Cream Style Horseradish
Company: Silver Spring Foods - Eau Claire, WI
Some jars of Silver Spring Cream Style Horseradish mistakenly bear an OU, without the D. This certified product contains dairy and should be labeled OU-D. The company is withdrawing this product from the marketplace for relabeling.
Company: Leaf Italia
Some Chewits packaging have a logo that looks like an OU symbol. Chewits are not certified by the Orthodox Union. This product is mostly sold in the UK.
Company: Healthy Sweet Beverages - Bristol, CT
These products bear an unauthorized OU and are not certified by the Orthodox Union. They may also be dairy. The products are being withdrawn from the marketplace. Consumers who see this product should please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Products: S’mores Chewy Granola Bars
Company: The Quaker Oats Co. – Chicago, IL
Some individually wrapped S’mores Granola Bars mistakenly bear an unauthorized OU-D. This product is not kosher. The item in question can be found in both cartons of S’mores and Variety Pack cartons. Corrective action is being taken. The other varieties of Granola Bars are correctly labeled OU-D.
Products: Brittle Nut Medley
Company: Kraft North America
A small quantity of Orthodox Union certified Brittle Nut Medley was labeled without the “D”. Brittle Nut Medley contains yogurt covered raisins that are OU Dairy. Corrective measures were implemented.