Kashrus Alerts


Whole Foods Market® spice pouches

A limited number of the following spice pouches have an incorrect kosher designation:  Brand: Whole Foods Market® Cooking Organic Seasoning  Lemon Herb with Thyme contains buttermilk. The dairy designation is missing from the kosher symbol. Umami Magic Dust bears a Scroll K kosher symbol but is not certified kosher. Corrective measures are being implemented.

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Izzio Sourdough Bread

Due to a production issue, Izzio’s Sourdough bread (24 oz. or 8-slice packages) with lot codes 20196 or 20197 are kosher but not Pas Yisroel. The lot code is printed on the bread clip.

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Broccoli Slaw Infestation

We have previously recommended the use of any (non-organic) broccoli slaw even without special washing or checking. This summer, however, CRC (Chicago) reported finding an extremely high level of infestation. This may be a result of an unusually hot season in the growing areas plus a myriad of Covid-19-related changes in the processing farms and..

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Corn Husks Infestation

Dear Friends, We hope you are all faring well! As we gear up for the summer and grilling season, we would like to remind the community that corn husks have a high level of insect infestation. However, once the husks are removed and the raw corn is washed, there are almost no insects left. We..

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