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: All Varieties of Sauces
Company: Lee Kum Kee (Xin Hui) Food Co., Ltd. - Guangdong, China
The Orthodox Union no longer certifies Lee Kum Kee as of June 24, 2011.
Company: American Nut Inc. – Sylmar, CA
American Nut products were previously labeled OU-D. In view of recent changes, American Nut products will now be labeled OU. Products with the “D” should still be considered dairy. The pareve products have a lot number of 061311 or greater.
Products: Ranch Dressing - Creamy
Company: Meijer - Grand Rapids, MI
Some Meijer Ranch Dressing – Creamy labels mistakenly bears an OU symbol without the D (Dairy). This product is actually dairy. Corrective measures were taken.
Products: Gluten Free Pizza Crust Mix
Company: Blend Pak - Bloomfield, KY
Missing “D”, (Dairy) – Designation
Domata Living Gluten Free Wheat Free Pizza Crust Mix is labeled with a plain OU but is actually Dairy. Corrective action is being taken.
Products: Chocolate Nut Mix (UPC# 669887502146) Trail Mix (UPC# 669887502108)
Company: Suntree, LLC - Orosi, CA
These products contain dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.
Products: Hershey's Cookies 'n Chocolate
Company: Hershey Chocolate Company - Israel Importer Appearing on Label: Royalty Tasa and Jack, Holon Israel
This product is sold in Israel with a sticker placed by the importer that contains an unauthorized OU symbol. This product is not certified by the Orthodox Union and the sticker did not originate from the Hershey Chocolate Company. Consumers who see this product with an OU sticker should please contact email@example.com.
Products: Chocolate Cake Mix, 5lb., UPC 654367435304 Lot 33310-4 White Cake Mix, 5lb., UPC 654367435052 Lot 33310-4
Company: #1 Gluten Free – Sayre, PA
These products, labeled OU with the lot numbers listed above, may inadvertently contain dairy ingredients. The affected products have been recalled.
Products: Products: Pancake & Biscuit Mix, 20oz., UPC 896439002070, Best Before Jul 2012 – Mar 2013 Pancake/Biscuit Mix, 2.5lbs., UPC 896439002032, Best Before December 2011, February – August 2012 & March 2013 Yellow Cake Mix, 18.25oz., UPC 896439002100, Best Before Jan - Mar 2013 Chocolate Cake Mix, 18.25oz., UPC 896439002094, Best Before Jan– Mar 2013
Company: Better Batter Gluten Free Flour – Altoona, PA
These products, labeled OU with the “Best By” dates listed above, may inadvertently contain dairy ingredients. The affected products have been recalled.
Products: White Truffles Champignons Terfess
Company: Les Conserves de Meknes
Mislabeling: Consumers of this OU-P product should verify that the letters “DA” and “RDSL” are part of the ink-jet code that appears on the top of the can. If the letters “DA” and “RDSL” are not included in the code, the product is not certified by the Orthodox Union. If consumers notice cans of this product that do not have the letters “DA” and “RDSL”, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Products: Ultimate Hot Chocolate
Company: New Hope Mills Mfg. Inc, Auburn NY
This product with an OU label is certified by the Orthodox Union, but should be labeled OU-D because it contains a component made on dairy equipment. This error is being corrected.