Yoshon Update #3
Date: December 6, 2011
The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows:
Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours
All flours except cake and pastry.
Cake and Pastry Flour- still yoshon, will change soon
Will change Jan 2012.
1These numbers or lower are yoshon. Isolate the plant code from the full code that is printed on the bag and then find the year and date codes.
Flour - (COR 142) - code of 1275 7 or lower.
Flour - (COR 285) including No Name- Regular (incl.organic) - Best Before code of 2012 SE 25 or earlier. Whole Wheat - BB code of 2012 MR 25 or earlier.
Great Plains, P&H, and Compliments (Metro) Brands Flour – If the number after PH in the code is ‘7’ a BB date of 2012 OC 3 or earlier. If it is ‘2’ a BB date of 2012 OC 16 or earlier. Alternative coding; 1275 7 or 1289 2 or lower.
Bakers Hood , Sunspun (COR323) - If the plant code is ‘MT’ a date code of 11 284 or lower, if it is ‘SK’ a date code of 11 249 or lower.
Robin Hood - Old Mill Oats – code of 11 299 or lower.
Quaker Oats (COR 112)
Any product that contains oats - date code of 09 26 P 1 or earlier.
Costco Pack - coding of 1xx26I or lower.
Oat Bran cereal - date code of 11 15 P 1 or earlier.
Wheat Bran, A.J. Pancake Mix – date code of 12 13 P 1 or earlier.
Muffets Shredded Wheat is always yoshon.
General Mills(mf’g in USA, for export to Canada only, OU certified)
Cheerios (excluding MultiGrain) – still yoshon.
MultiGrain Cheerios - date code of 02SE2012 or earlier is definitely yoshon.
Nature Valley Granola bars - code of 03OC2012 or earlier.
Fibre 1 cereal is always yoshon.
Weetabix reg. and org- are still yoshon.
Alpen - Best before code of 2012 NOV 10 or earlier.
Grain Shop High Fibre Crisp- BB code of 2012 OCT 16 or earlier.
Grain Shop Honey Almond Crunch (dairy) - BB code of 2012 OCT 24 or earlier.
Presidents Choice (COR 123)
Fruity O’s -Best before code of 2012 OCT 18, or earlier.
Toasted Oats O’s - Best before code of 2012 OCT 20 or earlier.
Honey Nut Oats O’s - Best before code of 2012 OCT 20 or earlier.
Crunchy Maple Almond, Mixed Berry or Cranberry Almond - Best before code of 2012 OCT 24 or earlier.
Loads of Raisins Raisin Bran – still yoshon.
PC Blue Menu -Multigrain O’s - -Best before code of 2012 OCT 18, or earlier.
Fibre First, Fibre Plus Bran Flakes - Best before code of 2012 OCT 16 or earlier.
Crunchy Almond (dairy) - Best before code of 2012 OCT 24, or earlier.
Bran Flakes - are still yoshon.
PC Organics-Wheat Squares and Raisin Bran - are still yoshon.
Compliments (COR 313)
Crunchy Corn Puffs - Best Before code of 12 OC 18 or earlier.
Balance Multigrain Flakes with Almonds or Triple Berry - BB code of 12 NO 10.
Wheat Squares, Bran Flakes and Balance Very High Fibre Bran – are still yoshon.
Organic-Multigrain Squares and Raisin Bran – are still yoshon.
Kellogg Canada (COR 246)
All Bran, Raisin Bran, Bran Flakes, Corn Flakes, Honeynut Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies – are still yoshon.
Special K - best before date of 2012 SE 19 or earlier.
Corn Pops - best before date of 2012 OC 24 or earlier.
Froot Loops - best before date of 2012 OC 05 or earlier.
Just Right - best before date of 2012 SE 12 or earlier.
Muslix (all types) - best before date of 2012 SE 07 or earlier.
Bran Buds - best before date of 2012 DE 10 or earlier.
Post Cereals (COR 114)
Shredded Wheat, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat - Regular, Honey Toasted, Cinnamon and Wheat ‘n Bran, Light Wheat Squares and Triscuit Crackers (all types) are always yoshon.
Post Cereals (COR 114) cont.
Shreddies - Regular, Honey, and Maple Crunch, Dark Wheat Squares and 100% Bran – still yoshon.
Cranberry Almond and Cherry Almond Crunch, Blueberry Pomegranate Ancient Grains and Nut Medley - code of 12 SE 22 or earlier.
Instant Oats Packets for Co-op, Western Family, Sobeys(Compliments), Safeway, Walmart-G.V., Dollarama, Metro (Selection) (OU) - BB code of 30 OC 2013, (coding may appear as 13OC30, 2013OC30,OCT30 2013) Organic products – BB code of 03 OC 2012, (coding may appear as 12 OC 03, 2012OC03, OCT 3 2012).
Barley – product in stores is very possibly chodosh.
Kolbo - has yoshon barley and flour.
Kosher City -flour and barley repacked by Kosher City is currently yoshon.
NuPak Barley - code of 1271 or lower.
Primo, COR 78 - code of 1395A or lower (alternate code 2014 SE 30 or earlier).
Italpasta (brand name only) -11 OC 13(Oct 11) or earlier
All other pasta with a COR 136 -code of 05SE13 or earlier.
Unico - same coding as for Primo.
Ronzoni (Catelli & Lancia) (COR 235) – Regular (white), Smart, Whole Wheat, Egg noodles, and vegetable pasta – are still yoshon. (until end of year) Multigrain - code of Oct 21 13 or earlier.
Grisspasta - code of 285xx1 or lower.
Ferenez (Mama)‘MK’ - products will remain yoshon.
Maison Egg Noodles (MK) – code of 285CG1 or lower.
Holyland- IS NO LONGER YOSHON
Pita Bros - will remain Yoshon.
Wraps – any wrap with a COR 722 or COR 505 - code of 1345 or lower.
Lenchner’s- will remain Yoshon
Uri Pastries- will remain Yoshon
Maison Puff Pastry (COR 571) - will remain Yoshon
Local Establishments - This information is only applicable for products manufactured by the said establishment, on site. The COR has placed a Yoshon Certificate in each of these establishments detailing all products. Please refer to it in case of any doubts.
Amazing Donuts - All products that are manufactured on site.
Bagel Nook - All products that are manufactured on site.
Grodzinski (both stores) - All products that are manufactured on site excluding soups and wraps.
Hermes - All products that are manufactured on site.
Isaac’s - All products that are manufactured on site.
King David Pizza (Lawrence & Disera)- Pizza, Falafel, Spicy Fries & Bourekas.
King David Pizza (Wilmington) - Pizza, Falafel & Bourekas.
My Zaidy’s Bakery - All products that are manufactured on site.
My Zaidy’s Pizza (both locations) – Pizza only.
Pizza Cafe - Pizza, Falafel, Bourekas, & Soups.
Richman’s - All products that are manufactured on site.
Sobey’s Bakery- In-house baked goods from scratch made from white flour only (not par-bake products). Montreal Kosher Bagels are Yoshon
Tov Li Pizza (both locations) - Pizza, Falafel, Pasta, Bourekas, Calzones & Soups.
Yehudaleh’s Pizza - Pizza, Falafel & Bourekas.
This update includes all information in previous updates. Changes are indicated in italics.
The above information applies to products manufactured in Canada only.
The COR does not endorse any of its establishments for Yoshon except as detailed above.