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Canadian Yoshon Update #2: January 2014

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

Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours

Year

Date Code1

Plant Code

Comments

13

256

547


13

252

548

All flours except cake and pastry.

13

273

548

Cake and Pastry Flour only

13

335

715


13

279

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..

Flour - (COR 142) - code of 3253 7 or lower.

Flour - (COR 285) including No Name-  Regular  - BB code of 2014 OC 14 or earlier. Whole Wheat - BB code of 2014 AP 14 or earlier. Organic - BB code of 2014 OC 15 or earlier. Whole Wheat - BB code of 2014 AP 15 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 2014 SE 10 or earlier. If it is ‘2’ a BB date of 2014 OC 06 or earlier. Alternative coding; 3 253 7 or 3 279 2 or lower.

Bakers Hood, Creative Bakers, Sunspun  (COR323) - For plant code ‘MT’ a date code of 13 256 or lower (2014 SE 13), for ‘SK’ a date code of 13 252 or lower (2014 SE 09).

Robin Hood - Old Mill Oats – code of 13 275 or lower.

Quaker Oats (COR 112)

Any product that contains oats - date code of 09 22 P 3 or earlier.

Costco Pack - coding of 3xx22I or lower.

Oat Bran cereal – code of 09 01 P 3 or earlier.

Wheat Bran - date code of 10 28 P 3 or earlier.

A.J. Original Pancake Mix only (not the ‘Complete’) – will remain 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 26SE2014 or earlier.

MultiGrain Cheerios - date code of 31AU 2014or earlier is yoshon.

Nature Valley Granola bars - code of 04OC2014 or earlier (in variety packs you have to check the date on each bar, do not rely on the date printed on the exterior box). .

Fibre 1 cereal is always yoshon.

 

Weetabix

Weetabix reg. and org- will remain yoshon.

Alpen – Best Before code of 2014 SEP 29 or earlier is yoshon.

Grain Shop High Fibre Crisp - Best Before code of 2014 SEP 29 or earlier.

Presidents Choice, COR 123 only

Fruity O’s - Best before code of 2014 OCT 8 or earlier.

Toasted Oats O’s- Best before code of 2014 OCT 2 or earlier.

 Honey Nut Oats O’s- Best before code of 2014 OCT 31 or earlier.

Crunchy Maple Almond, Mixed Berry or Cranberry Almond - Best Before code of code of 2014 SEP 29 or earlier.

Loads of Raisins Raisin Bran and Corn Flakes - will remain yoshon.

PC Blue Menu -Multigrain O’s – Best Before code of 2014 OCT 8 or earlier.   

Fibre First, Fibre Plus Bran Flakes - Best Before code of 2014 OCT 27 or earlier.

Crunchy Almond (dairy) - Best Before code of 2014 OCT 22 or earlier.

Bran Flakes - will remain yoshon.

Presidents Choice, COR 1 only

Woven Wheat Squares and Loads of Raisins - will remain yoshon.

Compliments (COR 313)

Crunchy Corn Puffs - Best before code of 2014 OCT 8 or earlier.

Balance Multigrain Flakes with Almonds or Triple Berry - Best Before code of 2014 SEP 29 or earlier.

Balance Wheat Squares, Bran Flakes and Very High Fibre Bran- will remain yoshon.

Compliments Organic-Multigrain Squares and Raisin Bran - will remain yoshon.

Kellogg Canada (COR 246)

All Bran, Raisin Bran, Bran Flakes, Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes and Rice Krispies – are still yoshon (projected change is March).                                                                 

Special K - Any code of 2014 AU 31 or earlier is Yoshon.

Corn Pops and Froot Loops - best before date of 2014 SE 14 or earlier.

Just Right - Any code of 2014 AU 31 or earlier is Yoshon.

Muslix (all types) - best before date of 2014 OC 15 or earlier.

Bran Buds- will remain yoshon.

Post Cereals (COR 114)

Shredded Wheat and Spoon Size Shredded Wheat original are always yoshon.

Shreddies – Maple, Regular and Honey - will remain yoshon.

Cranberry Almond and Cherry Almond Crunch, Blueberry Pomegranate Ancient Grains and Nut Medley – Best Before code of2014 AU 17 or earlier.

Instant Oats Packets (plain and flavoured) under the following Brand Names: Co-op Gold, Selections, Irresistables Life Smart, Great Value and Safeway with an OU  - Best Before  code of 18 NO  2015 (coding may appear as 15NO18, 2015NO18, NOV 18 2015).

Selections (COR 313)

Multigrain - Best before code of 2014 OCT 8 or earlier.

Wheat Squares - will remain yoshon.

Barley – product in stores is possibly chodosh.

Kosher City flour, barley repacked by Kosher City is yoshon.

Kolbo - has yoshon barley and flour.

NuPak Barley - code of 3365 or lower.

Quik Kook Barley - code of 3790 or lower.

Pasta

Primo (COR 78) - code of 3462F or lower (BB/MA 2016 NO 13 or earlier). Primo Pasta that is a product of Italy is always yoshon.

Italpasta (COR136)BB/MA 2015 NOV 27 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-BB code of OCT 16 16. Smart, Whole Wheat, Egg, and Vegetable pasta - code of OCT 16 15. For Lasagna manufactured in USA (will have an “H” after the date), Catelli & Lancia BB Oct 7 16 H…, Smart BB Oct 7 15 H….

Grisspasta - code of 289xx3 or lower.

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

Maison Egg Noodles (MK) – still yoshon.

Pita

Pita Bros - will remain Yoshon.

Wraps (COR 722) - If there is a ‘B’ following the time in the code, a code of 3288 or lower.  If there is a ‘W’, a code of 3279 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. COR has placed Yoshon Certificates 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.

Hummus Hummus - Laffa is yoshon.

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

Kosher City Plus - All products (incl. multigrain) baked at Kosher City 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 excluding soups.

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

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

Richmond Kosher Bakery - All products that are manufactured on site are yoshon.

Saluf - The Hummus Place - Laffa is yoshon.

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

Tov Li Pizza (both locations) - Pizza, Falafel, & Bourekas 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.

COR does not endorse any of its establishments for Yoshon except as detailed above.

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