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Canadian Yoshon Update #3

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Date: February 11, 2013 - Final Update








The Yoshon cutoff dates for the following products are as follows:

Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours

Year

Date Code1

Plant Code

Comments

12

260*

547


12

268

548

All flours except cake and pastry.

12

262

548

Cake and Pastry Flour only

12

324

715


12

282

640


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. *Date codes 261 &262 are sofek chodosh.

Flour - (COR 142) - code of 2288 7 or lower.

Flour - (COR 285) including No Name- Regular  - BB code of 2013 AU 26 or earlier. Whole Wheat - BB code of 2013 FE 26 or earlier. Organic BB code of 2013 AU 31 or earlier. Whole Wheat - BB code of 2013 FE 28 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 2013 OC 14 or earlier. If it is ‘2’ a BB date of 2013 OC 04 or earlier. Alternative coding; 2288 7 or 2278 2 or lower.

Bakers Hood , Sunspun  (COR323) - For plant code ‘MT’ a date code of 12 260 or lower (2013 SE 16), for ‘SK’ a date code of 12 269 or lower (2013 SE 25).

Creative Bakers (COR323) - All Purpose Flour 12 274, Whole Wheat 12 282

Robin Hood - Old Mill Oats – code of 12 270 or lower.

Quaker Oats (COR 112)

Any product that contains oats - date code of 09 22 P 2 or earlier.

Costco Pack - coding of 2xx22I or lower.

Oat Bran cereal – code of 10 15 P 2 or earlier.

Wheat Bran, A.J. Pancake Mix – still yoshon

Muffets Shredded Wheat is always yoshon.

General Mills(mf’g in USA, for export to Canada only, OU certified)

Cheerios (excluding MultiGrain) – Best Before date of 14NO2013 or earlier is yoshon. Best Before dates between 15NO2013 and 07DE2013 are sofek yoshon.

Best Before dates after 07DE2013 are very possibly chodosh.

MultiGrain Cheerios - date code of 31OC 2013 or earlier is yoshon.

Nature Valley Granola bars - code of 23SE2013 or earlier.

Fibre 1 cereal is always yoshon.

Weetabix

Weetabix reg. and org- will remain yoshon.

Alpen - Best before code of 2013 OCT 4 or earlier.

Grain Shop High Fibre Crisp- Best before code of 2013 OCT 4 or earlier.     

Grain Shop Honey Almond Crunch (dairy) – discontinued, available product is yoshon.

Presidents Choice (COR 123)

Fruity O’s -Best before code of 2013 OCT 8 or earlier.

Toasted Oats O’s, Honey Nut Oats O’s – BB code of 2013 OCT 29 or earlier.

Crunchy Maple Almond, Mixed Berry or Cranberry Almond - BB code of 2013 OCT 4 or earlier.

Loads of Raisins Raisin Bran - will remain yoshon

PC Blue Menu -Multigrain O’s – BB code of 2013 OCT 8 or earlier.   

Fibre First, Fibre Plus Bran Flakes - Best Before code of 2013 DEC 4 or earlier.

Crunchy Almond (dairy) - Best Before code of 2014 JAN 21 or earlier.

Bran Flakes - will remain yoshon.

PC Organics- Wheat Squares and Raisin Bran - will remain yoshon

Compliments (COR 313)

Crunchy Corn Puffs - Best Before code of 13 OC 8 or earlier.

Balance Multigrain Flakes with Almonds or Triple Berry -BB code of 13 OCT 4 or earlier.

Balance Wheat Squares and Bran Flakes - will remain yoshon.

Balance Very High Fibre Bran – Best Before code of 2013 DEC 4 or earlier.

Organic-Multigrain Squares and Raisin Bran - will remain yoshon

Kellogg Canada (COR 246)

All Bran, Raisin Bran, Bran Flakes, Corn Flakes, Honeynut Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies – Best Before code of 2014 FE 13 or earlier.                                                                 

Special K - Not yet confirmed. Any code of 2013 AU 15 or earlier is Yoshon

Corn Pops - best before date of 2013 OC 12 or earlier.

Froot Loops - best before date of 2013 OC 12 or earlier.

Just Right - best before date of 2013 SE 21 or earlier.

Muslix (all types) - best before date of 2013 AU 10 or earlier.

Bran Buds – will remain yoshon.

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 - will remain yoshon.

Cranberry Almond and Cherry Almond Crunch, Blueberry Pomegranate Ancient Grains and Nut Medley - Not yet confirmed. Any code of2013 AU 17 or earlier is yoshon

Instant Oats Packets for Co-op, Western Family, Sobeys(Compliments), Safeway, Walmart-G.V., Dollarama, Metro (Selection) (OU)  - Best Before  code of 16 DE 2014, (coding may appear as 14DE16, 2014DE16, DEC16 2014) Organic products – Have been discontinued. Any item with a Best Before code earlier than above is yoshon.

Barley – product in stores is very probably chodosh.

Kolbo - has yoshon barley and flour.

Kosher City flour, barley repacked by Kosher City will remain yoshon. Most in-store baked goods areyoshon – see COR in-store signage.

NuPak Barley - code of 2 233or lower.

Quik Kook Barley – code of 2786 or lower.

Pasta

Primo (COR 78) - code of 2414F or lower (or BB Oct 11 2015 earlier). Primo Pasta that is a product of Italy is always yoshon.

Italpasta (COR136) -14OC14(Oct 14) or earlier

All other pasta with a COR 136 –same code as Italpasta

Unico - same coding as for Primo.

Ronzoni (Catelli & Lancia) (COR 235)-Regular(white) pasta-code of OCT 3 15. Smart, Whole Wheat, Egg, Multigrainand Vegetable pasta - code of OCT 3 14. 

Grisspasta - code of 283xx2 or lower.

Ferenez (Mama)‘MK’ - products will remain yoshon.

Maison Egg Noodles (MK) – code of 283CG2 or lower.

Pita

Holyland– Not yoshon as of October 17

Pita Bros - will remain Yoshon.

Wraps (COR 722) - code of 2310 or lower. If there is a ‘W’ following the time in the code, a code of 2276 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 Yoshon Certificate in each of these establishments detailing all products. Please refer to it in case of any doubts.

Amazing Donuts - All baked goods are yoshon.

Bali Laffe – Pita and Laffe are yoshon.

Dr. Laffe – Pita and Laffe are yoshon.

Grodzinski (both locations) - All products that are manufactured on site are yoshon excluding soups.

Hermes - All products that are manufactured on site are yoshon.

Isaac’s - All products that are manufactured on site are yoshon.

Kosher City Plus - All products (incl. multigrain) baked in the establishment are yoshon except bagels and baguettes.

King David Pizza (all locations) - Pizza, Falafel & Bourekas are yoshon.

My Zaidy’s Bakery - All products that are manufactured on site are yoshon.

My Zaidy’s Pizza (both locations) – Pizza only is yoshon.

Pizza Cafe - Pizza, Falafel, & Bourekas are yoshon.

Sobey’s Bakery- Baked goods made only from white flour and manufactured from scratch on site (not par-bake products) and Montreal Kosher Bagels are yoshon.

Tov Li Pizza (both locations) - Pizza, Falafel, & Boureka are yoshon.

Yehudaleh’s Pizza - Pizza, Falafel & Bourekas are yoshon.

 

Please Note:

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.

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