Supervision Changes & Withdrawals
Slim and Soft Bread, Big Loaf Corporation, is no longer under the certification of Kosher Miami, The Vaad Hakashrus of Miami-Dade, Inc.         Kosher Miami, July 16, 2009
Naturally Delicious Café, in Forest Hills, NY bears an OU symbol on the menu but is not certified by the Orthodox Union. OU, July 16, 2009
Tasti-D-Lite stores, located at 1115 Lexington Ave, 1654 Third Ave and 222 East 86th Street in Manhattan, are no longer certified by Kof-K.      Kof-K, June 25, 2009
Mira Brand Soup Packets & Bouillon Cubes, Golden Bird Food Industry, bears an unauthorized OK symbol on the label. These products are not certified by OK Kosher Certification. Corrective measures have been taken.            OK, July 10, 2009
William Sonoma Cocktail Combo, has been inadvertently labeled with an OU symbol. The product is not certified by the Orthodox Union.Corrective action is being taken.                  OU, July 9, 2009
Ken’s Steakhouse Balsamic Vinaigrette, bears an unauthorized OU symbol and is not certified as kosher by the Orthodox Union. Corrective action is being taken.                OU, July 2, 2009
Dame Mani Peanut Butter, Alimentos Del Mani SR, Argentina, SA, has been distributed bearing an unauthorized OK symbol on the label. These products are not certified by OK kosher certification. Corrective measures are being taken. OK, June 25, 2009
Veronica Bianca products, American Food & Beverage Inc., bear an unauthorized OU symbol. Consumers spotting these products are requested to contact the Orthodox Union at 212-613-8241 or via email at OU, July 6, 2009
Mislabeled Dairy/Parve
Fannie May Chocolates, has inadvertently omitted the dairy designation from several packages of chocolates. All Fannie May chocolates bearing the cRc logo are dairy, halav stam.  Corrective measures are being taken. cRc, July 12, 2009
First Street Brand Pies, were mistakenly labeled Kof-K without the status designation. The products were made on dairy equipment and future labeling will be corrected           Kof-K, July 2, 2009
Rock N Roll Gourmet Hippie Chips Lime Is On My Side Cracked Pepper, Ideal Snacks Corporation, contains dairy ingredients as listed on the ingredient panel but the dairy designation has been inadvertently omitted.      OU, June 30, 2009
Laromme Snack Napolitana Pareve, was mislabeled with both an OK-d and OK-parve symbol. The product is actually parve.             OK, June 29, 2009
White Chocolate Raspberry Cupcake Mix, Xcell Intl. Corp. / Dean Jacobs, contains dairy ingredients, as stated in the ingredient panel. However, the dairy designation was inadvertently omitted from the package. The product is indeed certified by the cRc as dairy, halav stam.       Chicago Rabbinical Council, June 24, 2009
Other Alerts
Herr’s Kansas City Prime Steak Flavor Potato Chips, Herr Foods Inc., mistakenly listed beef extract in the ingredient panel. The OU-d designation on the product is valid and future packaging will be revised.       OU, July 1, 2009
Maalox, only certain products remain OU certified. Check packaging before purchasing.   OU, June 18, 2009
Health Alerts
Nature’s Promise Sorbetto and Espo’s Sorbetto Hiland, Roberts Ice Cream, is being voluntarily recalled due to undeclared milk. Affected product includes all flavors in pint containers.
            FDA on July 17, 2009
Plainview Dry Milk Products, which is contained in many other products including Diamond Crystal Brand, Alba, Stop & Shop Instant Oatmeal among others is being recalled due to a possible Salmonella contamination on part of the supplier. A complete list of products can be found at FDA, July 14, 2009
Nestlé Toll House refrigerated cookie dough, is being recalled due to risk of contamination with E. coli O157:H7. However, newly made products are not part of the ongoing recall and are not associated with any illness outbreaks or known contamination. Consumers can identify the newly made products by looking for labels with shields that say “new batch” on them. FDA and CDC also warn consumers against eating any raw dough for cookies or other baked goods, at any time, because of potential contamination with Salmonella or E. coli bacteria. Contact your health care professional immediately if you or your family have recently eaten recalled cookie dough and have had stomach cramps, vomiting, or diarrhea, with or without bloody stools.         FDA, July 16, 2009
Soy Bean Sprouts, Chang Farms, is being voluntarily recalled in 10 lb bag packages and 12 oz plastic bags, with the specific sell-by date of July 17, 2009 because of the possible presence of Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The product has been distributed to retail stores and wholesalers throughout MA, CT, NY and NJ. Consumers should discard this product or return packages to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information contact Chang Farm at 413-665-3341 or 413-222-5519.        FDA, July 14, 2009
Apple Crumb Cakes, City Baking LLC, is being recalled due to undeclared walnuts which was inadvertently omitted from the label. The product was distributed in NY, NJ, PA, NC, MD, VA, MA, and ME. The cakes can be identified by a bag code, either #161 or 169 and UPC # 854142000165. They are 3 ¼ oz, and is packaged in a transparent plastic wrap. Consumers may return this product to  City Baking LLC for a full refund, or call them at 718-392-8514. FDA, June 26, 2009