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March 2011

Consumer Alerts and Information

March 1, 2011

Weight Watchers® Cappuccino Cream Melts bears an unauthorized Star-K and is presently not certified. Weight Watchers is currently working to rectify this, and proper packaging is pending.

Weight Watchers Blackberry, Cherry and Strawberry Fruities are kosher pareve and certified by the Star K when bearing the Star-K.

March 1, 2011

Dole value added Coleslaw with added dressing packets are not Star-K certified. The Star-K symbol appearing next to the sell by date code was labeled in error. Corrective action is being taken.


March 14, 2011

Please be advised that HOFFMAN & CO. / LEWIS CATERERS, Baltimore, Maryland, is advertising a "Passover Food To Go" program bearing the Star-K symbol. In fact, the Star-K was printed in error. The Passover Food To Go program is not certified by the Star-K.

In addition, please note that effective April 1, 2011, the STAR-K will no longer be the certifying agency for HOFFMAN & CO. / LEWIS CATERERS.


March 21, 2011

Due to worm infestation, the Star-K does not recommend whole sardines from Portugal, Norway, Scotland and Poland, even when bearing kosher certification. The skinless, boneless variety have not been found to have worms and are acceptable with reliable kosher certification. Whole sardines from Morocco and Philippines do not have an infestation problem

View all our fish worm information here.


March 30, 2011

FRESH EXPRESS bagged salads must bear a Star-K P to be considered kosher for Passover.



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