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: White Cooking Wine; Sherry Cooking Wine; Marsala Cooking Wine; Red Cooking Wine: White Wine Vinegar
Company: Target Corporation, Minneapolis MN
The Orthodox Union does not certify Market Pantry cooking wines or white wine vinegar. Some labels were mistakenly labeled with an OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Products: All Products
Company: Evolution Nutraceutics, Mexico
The Orthodox Union does not certify any Evolution Nutraceutics products, bottled and sold in Mexico. Some Evolution Nutraceutics products bear an unauthorized OU Symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.
Products: Ham Soup Base; Beef Soup Base
Company: Clark Associates, Inc. Lancaster PA
The Orthodox Union does not certify Regal Spice Ham Soup Base or Beef soup Base. This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not kosher. Corrective actions are being implemented.
Products: Café Mocha Specialty
The Orthodox Union does not certify Café Escapes Café Mocha Specialty K-Cups. Some advertising for this product features an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Products: Edamame Frijol de Soya
Company: Grupo Narcisa S.A. de C.V. Mexico
Grinbin Edamame snacks bear an unauthorized OU symbol. The Orthodox Union does not certify any Grinbin snacks, sold in Mexico. Corrective measures are being implemented.
Products: all products
Company: Rizo Lopez Foods, Modesto CA
The Orthodox Union no longer certifies any Rizo Lopez products.
Products: Apple Liquor
Company: Berentzen, Haseluenne Germany
The Orthodox Union does not certify Berentzen products. Some Berentzen Apple Liquor bottles have labels with an unauthorized OU symbol. Corrective actions are being implemented.
Products: Tempura Batter Mix
Company: China Mehadrin, Brooklyn NY
Mislabeled OU Yoshon
Some packages of China Mehadrin Tempura Battter Mix mistakenly state “Made from Yoshon Flour”. The Orthodox Union does not certify this product as Yoshon. Future packaging is being revised.
Products: Pareve Ice Cream Cones
Company: Mehadrin Dairy & Ice Cream, Elizabeth NJ
Mislabeled OU P
The Orthodox Union certifies Mehadrin Ice Cream Cones. One of the Pareve varieties was mistakenly labeled with an OU P symbol next to the word Pareve. This product is pareve but not kosher for Passover. Corrective actions have been implemented.
Company: Nestle Infant Nutrition. Florham Park NJ
Not all Gerber products are certified by the Orthodox Union. Currently, the Orthodox Union certifies some Gerber 2nd Food products in 3.5 ounce jars and 4 ounce aseptic cups. As always, consumers are urged to look for the OU symbol before purchasing Gerber baby food.