Keeping You Kurrent
Consumer Alerts and Information
October 14, 2010
Effective immediately, RIVER RANCH FRESH FOODS, LLC is no longer under Star-K Certification. The company has been purchased by Taylor Farms, CA. This should not be confused with Taylor Farms, MD, which is under Star-K Certification.
Fresh1/Fresh ‘n Easy, The Farmers Market, Dewy Fresh, Promark, Popeye, River Ranch, Shaw’s Market Fresh, Compliments, Sysco Natural, Archer Farms, Cross Valley Farms, Winn Dixie.
October 25, 2010
Effective immediately, EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS #655 located at 3524 Brenbrook Dr., Randallstown, MD 21133, is no longer Star-K certified.
October 28, 2010
For many years, the Star-K Hotline has recommended various Tylenol and Motrin products manufactured by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, Division of McNeil-PPC, Inc.. Although these products have never been formally Kosher certified, Star-K was able to approve them based on our review of information provided to us. The glycerin used in these products was derived from Kosher sources (i.e. Kosher glycerin can be made from vegetable or synthetic sources). These products were produced in their Fort Washington, PA, plant. This plant was shut down this past spring.
McNeil is now distributing Grape Liquid Children's Tylenol manufactured in Canada. Representatives of McNeil have stated that this product contains glycerin derived from non-Kosher beef or pork.
We recommend discussing with your physician whether the following Kosher alternatives will work for those who require acetaminophen: