Kosher Alerts

Produce from Israel

2015-01-02

Please be aware that fruits and vegetables from Israel are being sold in the Baltimore area and across the U.S. For example, we have reports that bell peppers at Shoppers and Whole Foods in Baltimore,

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Clearly Kombucha Classic Grape Probiotic Elixir

2015-01-16

Packages of Clearly Kombucha Classic Grape Probiotic Elixir bear an unauthorized Star-K symbol. Corrective action is being taken. Other flavors of Clearly Kombucha bearing STAR-K are authorized.

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Stewart Candy

2015-01-23

Packages of Soft Candy Balls - Sassy Mints Candy distributed by Stewart Candy of Waycross, GA, bear an unauthorized Star-K symbol.

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Seven Mile Market Macaroni Salad

2015-01-28

Several containers of Seven Mile Market Garden Macaroni Salad, sold in Seven Mile Market, Baltimore, Maryland, bearing a Star-K Pareve label, mistakenly contain a Kosher, Dairy, Non-Cholov Yisroel ing

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Soylent 1.4

2015-02-10

Due to product reformulation, Soylent 1.4, a dietary supplement, manufactured by Rosa Labs, Los Angeles, CA, is no longer certified by Star-K. Previous versions of the Soylent product remain certified

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Ellee's Granola

2015-03-10

Ellee's Granola Company, Doral, FL, maker of Ellee's cookies and granolas, is no longer under Star-D certification. All products bearing date codes beyond March 10, 2015, are to be considered not cert

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Hill's Prescription Diet Pet Food Passover status

2015-03-16

Some varieties of Hill's Prescription Diet Pet Foods have been reformulated and now contain chometz, although they are listed in the Star-K Passover Guide. The folllowing cat and dog foods may contain

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Carrots from Israel

2015-03-20

Please be aware that carrots from Israel are being sold in the Baltimore area and across the U.S. The packages state "Product of Israel." These carrots may have Kedushas Shviis and require special car

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Bagged Lettuce

2015-03-20

Please note that due to current insect infestation brought about by the changing seasons, many of the Star-K bagged lettuces that normally bear the Star-K symbol are not currently passing our mashgiac

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Bell Bakery

2015-04-21

Brooklyn Pizza Dough produced by Bell Bakery is no longer Star-K certified, even when bearing the Star-K.

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Shemitta: Carrots & Peppers from Israel in Neighborhood Stores

2015-05-06

Please be aware that carrots (including Dorot Farms brand), peppers, and other vegetables from Israel are consistently being sold in the Baltimore area at produce markets in our neighborhood, which ar

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Pineland Farms Potato Company in Neighborhood Stores

2015-06-04

Pineland Farms Potato Company, Mars Hill, ME, is no longer under Star-K certification. All products still bearing the Star-K symbol are certified.

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Luna Brand Stuffed Olives with Bleu or Provolone Cheese

2015-07-01

Jars of Luna brand Hand Stuffed Olives with Bleu Cheese, and jars of Luna brand Hand Stuffed Olives with Provolone Cheese, bear an unauthorized Star-K. These products are not Kosher, and are being rec

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Palermo Brand Pasta Sauces

2015-07-15

Jars of Palermo brand Pasta Sauces, distributed by Cosmopolitan Food Group, bear an unauthorized Star-K. The sauces include Tomato & Basil Gourmet Pasta Sauce, Arrabbiata Gourmet Pasta Sauce, and Napo

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Bruce's Candied Yams

2015-08-12

Some cans of Bruce's Candied Yams, in Kettle Simmered Syrup, distributed in Walmart and other supermarkets, bear an unauthorized Star-K symbol. The formulation was changed and includes dairy ingredien

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