From The COR: Snapple Elements “Fire” Dragon Fruit Juice Drink

Snapple Elemints “Fire” Dragon Fruit Juice Drink contains grape juice.  It is NOT Kosher certified and does NOT bear an O/K.  Only those Snapple drinks that bear the O/K symbol are Kosher (be sure to check for their pareve/dairy statues.  A plain O/K symbol indicates pareve, O/Kd is dairy and O/K de is dairy equipment.  

From The COR: Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey “Mixed with Coca-Cola”

Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey “Mixed with Coca-Cola” RTD (pre-mixed ready to drink in cans), regular and Zero Sugar, is certified O/U pareve (even without O/U symbol).  However, Jack Daniels Whiskey products with “Cola”, without the “Coca-Cola” brand name (such as Whiskey & Cola or Black Jack Cola) are NOT certified Kosher.

From The Star-K: Shahia Stuffed Vine Leaves

Please be advised that cans of Shahia Stuffed Vine Leaves, produced in turkey and distributed by Lipari Foods with a production code after 4/30/2020, bear an unauthorized Star-K symbol.  

From The cRc: Food Establishments in Minneapolis that are no longer certified by the cRc

Effective as of May 1, 2023, the cRc no longer certifies the following Minneapolis food establishments: Basil Breadsmith – Edina, Minnetonka and St. Paul Cinnabon in Mall of America Prime Kosher Catering Sato Fusion Certification for the above establishments has been taken over by Minnesota Kosher, now under the leadership of Rabbi Yechezkel Greenbers.  Consumers […]

From The O/U: Bothwell Gift Boxes

Bothwell Gift Box with 3 types of Cheese contain both Kosher and non-Kosher in the same package.  Two of the varieties of cheese are Kosher and bear the O/U.  One variety is NOT Kosher and does NOT bear the O/U.  The outer box does NOT bear an O/U.  Consumers should not assume Kosher certification of […]

From the O/U: Luxury Meat of Florida

Luxury Meat of Florida is NOT O/U certified (and has never been).  They have been falsely representing their meat as O/U Kosher certified on Facebook.  Consumers who may have purchased this meat should contact their personal Rav regarding the Kosher status of their utensils and appliances.  

From The KIB: Grapefruits from Eretz Yisroel

Currently, grapefruits from Israel are being sold in Costco.  Although the bag states “North America”, the tag states “Israel” and they have been confirmed to originate from Israel.  These have Kedushas Sheviis and must NOT be purchased.  If they were purchased, contact your Rav for guidance.

Pesach Lectures by Rabbi Eidlitz

Tuesday, March 14th at 7:30 in Anshe Emes – 1490 South Robertson Blvd. Join Live or Watch on Zoom    Meeting ID 843 8046 707 Passcode: 564476   March 19 in Young Israel of Century City – Contact YICC for Zoom Info.

From the Vaad Harabanim of Greater Seattle: Island Crust Cafe

Island Crust Cafe in Mercer Island (Seattle) is NO LONGER CERTIFIED AS KOSHER by the Vaad HaRabanim of Greater Seattle.  The owner has publicly announced his intention to reopen the restaurant without ANY Kosher certification.  Many people, both those who live locally and those who live elsewhere, have eaten in this restaurant over the many […]

From the Kof-K: Pretzel Pzazz

Pretzel Pzazz flavored pretzels (Sour Cream & Chive and Buffalo Blue Cheese) have been mistakenly labeled with a Kof-K pareve symbol.  These products contain milk and are certified Kosher DAIRY.  

From The O/K: Tops Flavored Bouillon

Tops Chicken Artificially Flavored Instant Bouillon and Bouillon Cubes and Tops Beef Artificially Flavored Instant Bouillon and Bouillon Cubes were mislabeled with the O/UP symbol.  These products are certified Kosher pareve, but NOT for Pesach.  

From The cRc: Albaik Tahini

Please be advised that Albaik brand Tahini is no longer certified Kosher by the cRc.  Packages that have the expiration date of November 23, 2024 and prior are still certified Kosher under the cRc.