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: Cakes and Pastries
Company: Sweet Delights Ltd. – Brooklyn, NY
The OU terminated the certification of this company on June 30, 2009. Any products currently bearing an OU are unauthorized. Consumers spotting these products are encouraged to call the Orthodox Union at 212.613.8241, or via email at email@example.com. Your participation in the matter is highly appreciated!
Products: Espresso Secrets
Company: Chocolate Fantasies, Inc. – Oak Brook, IL
Product Bears an unauthorized OU. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212.613.8241 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Products: Pacific Heights Blend, Bar Harbor Blend
Company: Back To Nature Foods Company – Madison , WI
These two products labeled as OU contain chocolate made on dairy equipment. Labels are being changed to OU D.
Products: Assorted Swedish Fish
Company: A.L. Bazzini Co. - Bronx, NY
This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is being withdrawn from the marketplace. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at email@example.com
Products: Instant Oatmeal Fruit & Cream Variety Pack
Company: Supervalu- Chanhassen, MN
This Supervalu product contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted. Future packaging will be revised.
Products: IQF Broccoli and IQF Cauliflower
These products bear an unauthorized OU symbol and fraudulently appeared on a letter of certification.
Products: Swirl Stix
Company: Philly’s Inc.
Product bears a “DE” OU Pareve designation. The product is actually Pareve. The manufacturer included the “DE” OUdesignation because of concerns about dairy allergens which may be present in the plant. At this time, the OU does not have a “DE” designation.
Products: Bravos Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips
Company: Wise Foods, Inc. – Berwick, PA
Product has been reformulated from non-kosher to kosher, and will now bear an OU D symbol. Product without the OU D symbol is not kosher. A limited amount of product has been released with stickers stating “NOW KOSHER OU D”.
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Products: Bulgarian Sheep's Milk Cheese Product of Bulgaria
This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Consumers spotting this product as well as any other products similar to this one are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8148.
Products: Cabernet Merlot Syrah (barcode 7290003541430)
This product bears an unauthorized OU symbol. Consumers spotting this product are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241.