Kosher Updates and Products

In Uncategorized by Yisroel Pollock

From The O/U: Oreo Sandwich Cookies

At the present time the following Oreo Sandwich Cookies do NOT contain dairy ingredients, although they are manufactured on dairy equipment:

Original Oreo Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Double Stuf Sandwich Cookies

Triple Double Oreo Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Original Mega Stuf Sandwich Cookies

Mini Original Oreo Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate Oreo Sandwich Cookies

Golden Oreo Sandwich Cookies

Golden Oreo Mega Stuf Sandwich Cookie

Golden Double Stuf Sandwich Cookie

Oreo Thins Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Cinnamon Bun Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Thin Latte Crème Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Lemon Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Mint Crème Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies

Oreo S’more Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Tiramisu Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Winter Edition Sandwich Cookies

Oreo Basecake Cookie Crumbs

Please bear in mind that the manufacturer may choose in the future to reformulate these products and add dairy ingredients.  Since these products already bear an O/UD symbol, formulation changes may not be reflected in the O/UD logo.  As such, the O/U recommends that consumers check regularly with the O/U office to confirm the status of these items.

 

Newly Certified from the O/U: Peppic Spices

The following products, manufactured by Peppic are now certified Kosher under O/U supervision…

Coarse Salt Grinder

Himalayan Pink Salt & Black Pepper Grinder

Nutmeg Powder

Star Anise Powder

Green Pepper

Newly Certified From The Star-K – Port Royal Canned Tropical Fruit Cocktail

Port Royal brand Canned Tropical Fruit Cocktail in Light Syrup is now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision.

 

Newly Certified From The Star-K – Starline Global Trade Raw Pistachios

Starline Global Trade brand Raw Pistachios is now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision.

 

Newly Certified: Star-K – Royal Pagoda

Royal Pagoda brand Canned Cut Baby Corn in Brine is now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision

Newly Certified: Star-K – Vertullo Imports

The following products, manufactured by Vertullo Imports are now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision…

Genuine Brewed Rice Vinegar – Plain

Gourmet Rice Vinegar Seasoned

Yuzu Ponzu Citrus Soy Sauce

Newly Certified: Star-K – Key

Key Food Stores co-Operative Pickles, Kosher Dills are now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision.

 

Newly Certified: Star-D – Seiman Schlussel Chocolate Covered Waffle

Leiman Schlussel Chocolate Covered Waffle Filled with Chocolate with Peanut Cream is now Kosher certified under Star-D supervision.  This product is dairy, non-Cholov Yisroel.  This includes lots bearing codes 05,07,08/2019; 01,02/07/2019.

Newly Certified: Star-D – Korean Premium Yuzu Jam

Korean Premium Yuzu Jam, manufactured by Foodberry Co. is now certified kosher and dairy (non-Cholov Yisroel) under Star D supervision.

Newly Certified: Star-K – Yuzu Juice (Citron Juice)

Yuzu Juice,  manufactured by Foodberry Co. is now certified Kosher under Star-K supervision.  This product is pareve.

From The Atlanta Kosher Commission – Baskin-Robbins

Baskin-Robbins new Non-Dairy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frozen Dessert and Non-Dairy Chocolate Extreme Frozen Dessert bear a Star-D symbol due to dairy equipment and may be eaten AFTER meat, but not with meat.  In addition, the following Baskin-Robbins ices and sorbets bear a Star-D symbol due to dairy equipment and may be eaten after meat:

Daquiri Ice

Horchata Ice

Watermelon Splash Ice

Miami Vice Sorbet

Raspberry Sorbet

“Sorbet” and “Sherbet” differ because sherbet ALWAYS contains actual milk.

 

From the Atlanta Kosher Commission: Circle-V Symbol

The Circle-V symbol is nearly identical to the more recent symbol used to indicate that a product is vegan.  This has caused much confusion for kosher consumers so the Vaad HaIr of St. Louis is modifying its kosher symbol to OVK inside an oval shape.  Consumers may notice the new symbol on store products.

From The KIB: Honey for Rosh Hashanna

Pure, unflavored honey is Kosher without  Hashgacha.

From The RCC: Tel Aviv Grill Calabasas in Woodland Hills, Ca.

The RCC now gives their Kosher supervision to Tel Aviv Grill Calabasas in Woodland Hills, Ca.

From The RCC: Paprika Restaurant in Los Angeles

The RCC (Rabbinical Council of California) is now giving their Kosher supervision on Paprika Restaurant on Beverly Blvd. in Los Angeles.

From Atlanta Kosher Commission: General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros

General Mills Cinnamon Toast Crunch Churros is currently kosher and DAIRY, without the O/U on the box.

Cape Town Beth Din Updates

Rice Krispy toasted rice cereal bar with melted marshmallows erroneously bears a Beth Din logo. This product is not kosher. The company is aware of their error and are in the process of correcting it.

The Cape Town Beth Din has informed us that:

Cape Dried Fruit Packers – Wasabi peanuts is incorrectly labelled parev, the product is dairy.
Cape Dried Fruit Packers – Bar Snack Mix is incorrectly labelled parev, the product is dairy.

Baskin Robbins Non Dairy Ice Cream – Star-D – Dairy Equipment

BASKIN-ROBBINS new “Non-Dairy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frozen” and “Non-Dairy Chocolate Extreme Frozen Dessert” bear a Star-D symbol due to dairy equipment, and may be eaten after meat, but not with meat. In addition, the following Baskin-Robbins ices and sorbets bear a Star-D due to dairy equipment, and may be eaten after meat: Daiquiri Ice, Horchata Ice, Watermelon Splash Ice, Miami Vice Sorbet, and Raspberry Sorbet. [“Sorbet” should not be confused with Sherbet, which contains actual milk ingredients.]