News & Alerts


KitchenAid Refrigerators
May 08, 2018

PLEASE NOTE: In certain models of KitchenAid refrigerators with a STAR-K certified Sabbath Mode, after a power failure, the refrigerator recovers, but is not in Sabbath Mode. Even if the display reads "SAB", a light turns on when the door is opened.
The models that are affected are KRFF507ESS, KRFF507EBL, KRFF507EWH, and KRFF707ESS. If you have one of these models, please email (preferred) or call the STAR-K with your specific model and serial number (found on a sticker on right interior wall of the refrigerator). The manufacturer is working on a solution and we will update you when a fix becomes available.

Flavosource Foodstuffs Company Terminated
April 19, 2018

Please be advised that Flavosource Foodstuffs, Guangdong, China, a soy sauce manufacturer, has been terminated due to Kashrus violations. Their product is sold to food manufacturers in large totes.
For more information contact or call 410-484-4110.

Natural Earth Red Quinoa
February 19, 2018

Natural Earth wishes to advise consumers that there have been reports of infestation in bags of Natural Earth Red Quinoa with expiration code 12-20-20, lot code 154. This infestation seems to have been caused by improper storage in some regions. In consultation with Star-K, Natural Earth is advising that consumers should check these bags prior to use by soaking the quinoa in water for 10-15 minutes and lightly stirring it. If there is infestation present, insects will be seen floating on the surface of the water. If no insects are seen, the quinoa may be used.
For more information contact or call 410-484-4110

Sparta Gourmet Brand Kalamata Olives
February 01, 2018

Please be aware that Sparta Gourmet brand kalamata olives, produced in Greece, and distributed by Vordonia Enterprises, New York, bear an unauthorized STAR-K.
The STAR-K does not certify this product.
Corrective action is being taken.

H-E-B Brand Extra Strength Gas Relief Softgels
December 28, 2017

H-E-B brand Extra Strength Gas Relief softgels distributed in H-E-B supermarkets in Texas, bears an unauthorized STAR-K.The product contains gelatin and is not Kosher.
Corrective action is being taken.

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