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2015/5776 Canadian Yoshon Update #1


Date: September 25, 2015


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

Robin Hood and Five Roses Flours


Date Code1

Plant Code









All Purpose Flour only - still Yoshon




Cake and Pastry Flour only - still Yoshon




Still Yoshon





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 5257 7 or lower.

Flour- (COR 285) – Still Yoshon

Any flour with a ‘PH ‘ in the code incl. Great Plains, Compliment and other brand names – If the number after PH in the code is ‘7’ a BB date of 2016 SE14 or earlier. If it is ‘2’ a BB date of 2016SE 30 or earlier.

Bakers Hood , Sunspun  (COR323) - If the plant code is ‘MT’ a date code of      5 256 or lower. If the plant code is ‘SK’ – itis still yoshon

Robin Hood - Old Mill Oats – still yoshon.

Quaker Oats (COR 112)

All products containing oats and/or oat bran – are still yoshon.

Costco Pack – still yoshon..

Wheat Bran and A.J. Pancake Mix – are still yoshon.

Muffets Shredded Wheat is always yoshon.

General Mills

Cheerios (all types that contain oats) - Best Before 11 Aug 2016 or earlier

*Between 11 AUG 2016 and 15 SEP 2016 see note below:

*ע'פ פסק מרן הראש כולל שליט'א יש מקום להקל

Nature Valley Granola bars – still yoshon.

Fibre 1 cereal is always yoshon.

Weetabix -all products are still yoshon.

Presidents Choice (COR123) - all products are still yoshon

Compliments (COR 313) -all products are still yoshon.

Post Cereals (COR 114) - Shredded Wheat, Spoon Size Shredded Wheat -Regular, Honey Toasted, Cinnamon and Wheat ‘n Bran, Light Wheat Squares are always yoshon.

Shreddies - Regular, Honey, and Maple Crunch, Dark Wheat Squares and100% Bran - products are still yoshon.

Kellogg Canada (COR 246)

All Bran, Raisin Bran, Bran Flakes, Corn Flakes, Honeynut Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies and Special K, - products are still yoshon.

Corn Pops, Froot Loops, Apple Jacks, Cruncheroos – BB/MA date of 2016 SE 15 or earlier.

Instant Oats Packets for Co-op, Western Family, Sobeys, Safeway, Walmart, Dollarama,Metro, Irresistible (OU)  - products are still yoshon.

Barley – chodosh is starting to make its way into stores. Stock up now.

Kolbo - has yoshon barley and flour.

Kosher City -flour and barley repacked by Kosher City is currently yoshon.


Primo, COR 78 - code of 5365F or lower, BB/MA September 11, 2018 or earlier.

Italpasta - products are still yoshon.

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

Unico-same coding as for Primo.

Ronzoni (Catelli & Lancia) (COR 235) - all products are still yoshon.

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

Pita and wraps– all pita and wraps are currently yoshon, will change immediately after Yom Tov

Lenchner’s, Uri Pastries, Maison Puff Pastry (COR 571) – products are still yoshon.


Local establishments – Baked items are still yoshon. A detailed list to be issued after Yom Tov.


*כיון שזה חמץ ואסור אחרי פסח, אינו בכלל דבר שיש לו מתירין.ומכיון שבתוך התאריכים הרשומים למעלה השיבולת שועל של חדש הם המיעוט, י"ל מיןבמינו בטל ברוב.

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