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koshergourmetmart Apr 28, 2011 12:59 PM

I found them in the shop rite at garwood-bag is orange-says 15% more free. The OU-D is imprinted next to the box that says please address comments and questions.

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    rachelb99 May 20, 2011 09:37 AM

    OK I found them at Walgreens in Skokie. Some bags in the pile on the shelf have the OUD and some don't, so buyer beware!

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      ettilou May 17, 2011 07:08 PM

      I was wondering if anyone else has found them in NY ? I have checked many places in the 5 Towns and also Penn Station to no avail. I keep finding the orange bags that have 15% more free, but no OU-D. I'm hoping someone out there has been more successful and will share the location...:)

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        koshergourmetmart May 19, 2011 04:22 AM

        did you look near the box that says please address comments and questions-it is a stamp and not imprinted on the bag

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          ettilou May 19, 2011 05:42 AM

          Thanks Koshergourmetmart ! Yes, I am looking near that box for a stamped OU-D, the only stamp I even see on the back of the bags is their code, a letter followed by a bunch of numbers...no OU-D....:(. Will keep you posted, as I feel I'm becomming a Tootsie Pop stalker...LOL

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            koshergourmetmart May 19, 2011 05:45 AM

            i am sure you will find it soon-then they will be everywhere

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              ettilou May 19, 2011 09:35 AM

              I ended up calling Tootsie Roll Customer Service and they said the product, TootsiePops, are kosher (OU-D) even without the OU-d on the package. The rep said there was no formulation change, just the need for the kashrus symbol to be printed. I had my first one standing right there in the store !! I am one happy camper !!

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                koshergourmetmart May 19, 2011 11:09 AM

                i would not rely on that. The OU specifically said the OU needs to be on the package;they did not say that in regards to the tootsie rolls themselves

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        sja May 6, 2011 06:24 AM

        I found it today at Walgreens in Teaneck NJ at the branch of Teaneck Road corner of NewBridge Road
        It is mixed in with all the regular Pops. It is very hard to see the OU as it is printed on the back next to the comment box in light silver ink. But you can see it if you really look.
        Can't figure out why they didn't make it more prominent like on the Tootsie Rolls where it is on the front and large.

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          koshergourmetmart May 6, 2011 11:50 AM

          it is probably old packaging and it was easier and more cost effective for them to stamp it ou-d rather than throwing out old bags and printing with an OU-D

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            typo lad May 26, 2011 06:52 AM

            Thanks for the lead. Found some there. Eating one now.

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            typo lad May 3, 2011 08:37 AM

            Woo-hoo!

            Still no luck in the Teaneck area.

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              rachelb99 May 3, 2011 09:22 AM

              Still looking here in Chicago, too!

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              ettilou Apr 28, 2011 02:42 PM

              This is the 2nd time you have made me SO happy !! Thank you for posting. I've been looking everywhere and haven't seen them kosher. Hopefully, this means they will be here in the 5 towns soon.

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                koshergourmetmart May 1, 2011 07:23 AM

                glad to be of service

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