Consumer Alerts and Information
March 20, 2013
Star-K 2013 Passover Update "Chasalat Alei Katif" Romaine Lettuce
Due to numerous consumer inquiries , we have tested "Chasalat Alei Katif" Romaine Lettuce from Israel and have found thrips to be present similar to regular Romaine Lettuce heads purchased in the marketplace.
Therefore, it is recommended that this product be washed and checked like any Romaine Lettuce. (instructions below)
Consumers who wish to check romaine lettuces at home are advised to follow the procedures listed below
(Please see www.checkforinsects.com for more detailed instructions and pictorial and video tutorials)
March 18, 2013
Star-K 2013 Passover Update Science Diet Dry Cat Foods
Some varieties of Science Diet Dry Cat Foods have been reformulated and now contain wheat. This reformulation occurred after the Star-K Passover guide was distributed. Star-K urges consumers to check for chometz in the ingredient panel. If it contains chometz it should be put away and sold with the rest of the chometz.