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: 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 email@example.com.
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 The product is being withdrawn from the marketplace.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.
Products: Bubble Gum (in plastic slot machine)
Company: Kidsmania/Candy Novelties El Monte CA
This bubble gum machine bears an unauthorized OU sticker, stating Concord Confection distributed by Quality Frozen Foods. This product is not a Concord Confection product and is not certified by the Orthodox Union. It is being withdrawn from the marketplace.
Products: Bulgarian Sheep Milk Feta Cheese
Company: Gourmet Food Imports - Lafayette CA
This product is certified as of April 1, 2012. Certified products must bear OU hologram.
Company: Pic N Pay - Avenue M in Brooklyn NY
Pic N Pay repacked and sold chickens, placing the OU on the repackaged product. The Orthodox Union did not certify Pic N Pay and such use of the OU was unauthorized. Pic N Pay has stopped using the OU on repackaged chicken.