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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Products: Kashkaval Sheep’s Cheese
Company: Corfu Foods Inc., Bensenville, IL
Products: Gluten Free Pound Cakes
Company: Abe's Place Gourmet Delicacies - Allentown, PA
Products previously certified by the OU are no longer certified by the OU. Products in packages that bear the OU certification symbol were produced under supervision and may be used.
Products: 26oz Hot Cocoa UPC 7 54807 29069 9 Date Code 05/04/11 MCA
Company: A&P, Montvale, NJ
A limited amount of these canisters inadvertently contain non-kosher marshmallows. Affected product is limited to those products bearing the date code BEST IF USED BY 05/04/11 MCA. Product with the code RCA is correctly labeled.
Consumers should contact their Rabbi to determine the status of utensils that have come in contact with the above product. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Products: 6470040 French vanilla artificially flavored ice coffee
Company: Vitality - Ontario, Canada
This product is marked with a regular OU (no ‘D’) although it is a dairy product. The item has been discontinued.
Products: I.Q.F. Broccoli Spears
Company: Key Food Stores – Brooklyn, NY
This product bears an unauthorized “Half Moon K” symbol and is withdrawn from the marketplace. Corrective action is being taken.
Products: Various Varieties of Hard Cheese
Company: Tyras S.A. – GREECE
This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212.613.8241 or via email at email@example.com.
Products: Non-Dairy Creamer
Company: Lucerne North America, LLC. –Pleasanton, CA
This certified product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Corrective action is being taken.
Products: Bacterial Cultures (also known as Probiotics) (Including Lactobacillus acidophilus, and other cultures)
Company: Brewster Food Co. - Reseda, CA
A limited number of lots of these products were labeled incorrectly with a plain OU. These products are DAIRY. Future packaging will be corrected.
Products: Rocky Road (UPC code is 36800-19135)
Company: Topco Associates, LLC-Skokie, IL
This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective action is being taken.
Products: Mini Crispy Bites with Fruity Marshmallows (UPC code 0 78742 20168 9) Mini Crispy Bites with Marshmallows (UPC code 0 78742 20167 2)
Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.-Bentonville, AR
These products bear an unauthorized OU symbol and are being withdrawn from the marketplace. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212.613.8241 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.