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This archive of previously issued food recalls and allergy alerts is provided for reference and research purposes.

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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Various brands of Debittered Brewer's Yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Recall date:
February 14, 2019
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Westpoint Distributors Ltd.
Distribution:
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
12782

Recall details

Ottawa, February 14, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on February 14, 2019 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Westpoint Distributors Ltd. is recalling Debittered Brewer's Yeast from the marketplace because it contains peanut which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut should not consume the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Always Healthy Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Blush Lane Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Bruce's Country Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Charlie Brown's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Charlie Brown's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Charlie Brown's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg 7 78659 22093 2 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Community Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 10 kg 7 78659 22095 6 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Country Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Country Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Dawson Creek Health Food Centre Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Down to Earth Health Shop Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
East End Food Co-op Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Garden Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Garden Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Healthyway Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Healthyway Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg 7 78659 22094 9 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Herbs & Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Homegrown Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Homesteader Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Homesteader Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Homesteader Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg 7 78659 22094 9 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Lifeforce Health Food Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Lifestyle Naturally Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Lynns Vitamin Gallery Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Lynns Vitamin Gallery Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Maria's Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Natural Focus Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Natural Focus Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Nature Spirit Earth Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Nature's Finest Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Nature's Finest Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Nature's Finest Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg 7 78659 22093 2 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Nutraways Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Nutraways Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Nutraways Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg 7 78659 22093 2 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Organic Grocer Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Parsley, Sage & Thyme Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Planet Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Planet Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Planet Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 10 kg 7 78659 22095 6 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Polar Bear Health Centre Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Pomme Natural Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Pomme Natural Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Queensdale Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Root's Natural Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Ruddy Potato Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Salt Spring Natureworks Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Sangster's Health Centres Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Sangster's Health Centres Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Sardis Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Seaweeds Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
The Natural Gourmet Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Victoria's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Victoria's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Victoria's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg 7 78659 22094 9 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Vitahealth Fresh Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
The Vitamin Centre Stores Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g 7 78659 22091 8 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g 7 78659 22092 5 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg 7 78659 22093 2 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg 7 78659 22094 9 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 10 kg 7 78659 22095 6 All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive.

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store where they were purchased.

If you have an allergy to peanut do not consume the recalled products as they may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.

Background

This recall was triggered by a consumer complaint. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled products from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported reactions for the above brands.  However, a reported reaction has been identified in the February 7, 2019 Food Recall Warning  for another branded product that has the same raw material supply as the Debittered Brewer's Yeast products listed above.

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2019-02-19 - Yeast Brewers Debittered sold at Fountainhead Health Store recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-19 - (Debittered) Brewer's Yeast sold at The Stone Store Natural Foods recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-19 - Debittered Brewers Yeast sold at Best of Health recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-19 - Debittered Brewers Yeast sold at Scoop & Save Natural Health Foods recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-19 - Debittered Brewers Yeast sold at Herbs N Health recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-15 - Brewers Yeast Debittered sold at Old Fashion Foods recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-15 - Brewer's Yeast sold at New Life Mills Town & Country recalled due to undeclared peanut

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2019-02-15 - Brewer's Yeast sold at Mainstay Natural Foods recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-15 - (Debittered) Brewer's Yeast sold at Bulk Barrel recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-15 - Trade Technocrats Ltd. Brewer's Debittered Yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-14 - Brewer's Yeast Debittered sold at Bulk Barn Foods Limited recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-13 - Purely Bulk brand Brewer's Yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-11 - Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. brand Brewers Yeast Debittered recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-07 - Indigo Packaged Goodness brand Brewers Yeast Debittered recalled due to undeclared peanut

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