OU Kosher Alert Regarding Dole Products Which Contain Carmine

The Orthodox Union (OU) has sent out the following alert which is relevant to our consumers in Canada.

Brand: Dole

Product: Fruit Salad with Extra Cherries (Salade De Fruit Avec Plus de Cerises)

Company: Dole Foods of Canada – Markham ON

Issue: Unauthorized stylized ”K”

This product, distributed in Canada, contains Carmine, as indicated in the ingredient panel. The Orthodox Union does not certify products that contain Carmine, and the stylized “K” symbol is unauthorized. Corrective measures have been taken.