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: Vegetable Turkey Sweet Potato Chicken
Company: The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
Some Earth’s Best Vegetable Turkey and Sweet Potato Chicken jars of baby food bear an unauthorized OU and are not kosher. This mislabeling pertains only to products with Spanish labels, sold in Colombia, South America. The company is withdrawing this product from the marketplace.
Products: Fruit on Bottom Yogurts
Please be advised that due to reformulation Ahold Fruit on the Bottom Yogurts under the Giant and Stop & Shop Brand are no longer kosher certified by the OU. They now contain non kosher gelatin. Products still bearing the OU are certified.
Products: Cheese Blintzes
Company: The Manischewitz Company - Newark, NJ
Some boxes of Manischewitz Cheese Blintzes mistakenly display the word ‘pareve’. This product is certified by the Orthodox Union and is dairy. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: Ultra Lactase Caplets (all varieties)
Please note that the Lactase Caplets made for these chains are no longer certified kosher by the Orthodox Union.
Products: Caramel Maple Sweet Roast Pecans
Company: Kraft North America
Missing “D” – Designation
Some cans of Caramel Maple Sweet Roast Pecans display an OU, without the D. This product is certified by the Orthodox Union as Dairy and should be labeled OU D. Corrective action is being implemented
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 They are mostly sold in Waldo’s stores in Mexico and are being withdrawn from the marketplace.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.