Information about alert on kosher products

2020-10-14
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Information from OK Kosher. USA
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Please be advised that Eden Whole Dried Shiitake Mushrooms now require checking for tolaim, even when bearing the OK symbol. We recommend the following steps be taken to verify that any given batch of this product is permitted to be eaten: – Place the mushrooms in sealed clear plastic container with lukewarm water. – Agitate vigorously. – Place mushrooms in colander under a heavy spray of lukewarm water from the sink while shaking the mushrooms. – Place mushrooms again in a sealed container with lukewarm water. – Agitate vigorously. – Place a 50 micron mesh cloth between two colanders. – Place mushrooms in colander under a heavy spray of lukewarm water from the sink while shaking the mushrooms. – Filter the water in the colanders through the mesh. – Remove and inspect the mesh cloth on a light box. – The container should not be overloaded. Only a modest amount of mushrooms should be placed into the container at once. – Repeat process until no insects are found. Please see our OK Kosher Vegetable Checking Guide (available online or as an app) for complete instructions on checking various types of produce. Based on these findings, we will be suspending certification of this product until further notice. This advisory does not apply to any other OK-certified Eden Foods products. Please be advised that The Hummus Guy Creamy Meze Three Layer Dip, (Torrance, CA 90501) sold in farmers markets and supermarkets in Californa, bears an unauthorized OK symbol. This product is not kosher. Corrective actions are being taken. Please be advised that Various packaged baked goods under the brand Baresi are being sold bearing an unauthorized OK trademark. These products are not certified by OK Kosher Certification. The product are Taralli, Ciambelle, Friselle, and Biscotti. The Company is Joseph Rutigliano & Sons Inc Edison, NJ 08837 Corrective actions are being taken. Please be advised that The Boulevard (located at 16610 Ventura Blvd, CA 91436) is no longer under the supervision of OK Kosher Certification Please be advised that Due to an unexpected equipment failure, Trader Joe’s Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with a best-by date of Nov 04 2020 (of Trader Joe’s Monrovia, CA 91016) are not Pas Yisroel. Due to an unexpected equipment failure, the following products from Matt’s Cookies of Matt’s Cookie Company Wheeling, IL 60090 (lot codes indicated below) are not Pas Yisroel: Chocolate Chip Cookies Double Chocolate Chip Cookies Peanut Butter Cookies Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Cranberry Walnut Cookies S’Mores Cookies Salted Caramel Walnut Cookies These lots are date coded between Nov 03 2020 – Nov 26 2020. The date code is ink-jetted on the package. Corrective actions are being taken. Please be advised that due to kashrus violations, Sallie Mishaan’s Gourmet Kaak (1845 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230) is no longer certified by OK Kosher Certification. Please be advised that The Nut House 2 (located at 1703 Kings Highway, Brooklyn NY 11229), is displaying an unauthorized OK symbol on their open display bins. OK Kosher does not certify this establishment or their products. Corrective actions are being taken. Please be advised that A limited number of club pack cartons of Duncan Hines Yellow Cake Chocolate Frosting Pudding were mislabeled with a plain OK symbol. This product is certified kosher dairy, and the inner sleeves are correctly labeled with the OKD. Corrective actions are being taken.