Keystone-K Health Alert – Romaine Lettuce

Keystone-K Health Alert – Romaine Lettuce NOW LIFTED   The CDC has issued an E.coli alert for chopped Romaine lettuce from Yuca, Arizona.  It should not be used even if thoroughly washed. Washing thoroughly with detergent or veggie wash is not only good for eliminating insect infestation, but it is also good for preventing bacterial infections.  … Continued

Candy Alerts – TIC TAC / FERRARA

  TIC TAC Atlanta Kosher has sent an alert that Tic Tac candies are produced in various plants, some which carry supervision and some which do not.  Each package should be checked for supervision.   FERRARA CANDIES The only Ferrara candies that are still supervised are Atomic Fireballs and Jawbreakers.  Each box should be checked … Continued

Rutledge Rita’s / SNAPPLE / Store Brands

Rita’s Rutledge The Rutledge Rita’s will not be under supervision this year.  They will carry some non-kosher products. SNAPPLE Not all flavors are supervised by the OK.  Please check each type for supervision.  Mixed cases are sold, some bearing an OK and some do not.  The non-supervised bottles may contain grape-juice. STORE BRANDS It is … Continued

Keystone-K Alerts: Lettuce and Cabbage Health Alert Lifted January 11, 2018 / Israeli Produce

  The health alert for lettuce and cabbage has been lifted.  More detailed information may be found by following the link below.   http://www.thelakewoodscoop.com/news/2018/01/breaking-first-report-dr-shanik-says-all-lettuce-and-cabbage-now-okay-to-eat.html   Please check labels and signage for the origin of produce.  Israeli produce is found in many stores – especially during the winter.  We have published detailed guidelines on our web-site … Continued

Keystone-K Timely Kashrus Information

Now that cooler weather is upon us there are a number of Kashrus issues to be mindful of:   The cool weather tends to lower the amount of insect infestation of local produce, however, much of the available produce is imported.  Mexico and other warm climates tend to have an above average incidence of infestation.  … Continued