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

Users should note that the products listed in the archive have been subject to removal from the marketplace or appropriate corrective action. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date.

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 21, 2019
Reason for recall:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Alberni Health Market, Famous Foods, Gaudaur Natural Foods, South Shore Bulk & Natural Foods, Sun Spun Natural Foods, The Great Vine
Distribution:
British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario
Extent of the distribution:
Consumer
Reference number:
12807, 12809, 12811, 12852, 12853, 12878

Recall details

Ottawa, February 21, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on February 11, 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.

Industry is recalling various brands of debittered brewer's yeast from the marketplace because they contain peanut which is not declared on the label. People with an allergy to peanut should not consume the recalled products described below.

The following products have been sold from the locations identified below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product Additional Info
Gaudaur Natural Foods Debittered Brewers Yeast Variable None All units sold from April 3, 2018 up to and including February 19, 2019 This product was sold at Gaudaur Natural Foods, 17 Andrew Street North, Orillia, Ontario
None Brewers Yeast Debittered 230 g 0 202052 504285 Packed On dates from 2018FE27 up to and including 2019FE14 This product was sold at Famous Foods, 1595 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia
None Debittered Brewers Yeast Variable – sold in bulk None All products sold from February 27, 2018 up to and including February 14, 2019 This product was sold at Alberni Health Market, 4744 Johnston Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia
South Shore Bulk and Natural Foods Brewers Yeast 225 g Starts with 0 200143 All units sold up to and including February 21, 2019 This product was sold at South Shore Bulk and Natural Foods, 215 Dominion St., Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Sun Spun Natural Foods Debittered Brewers Yeast 225 g None All units sold up to and including February 9, 2019 This product was sold at Sun Spun Natural Foods, 583 Prince Street, Truro, Nova Scotia
The Great Vine Brewer's Yeast Debittered Approx. 0.320 kg None All units sold up to and including February 13, 2019 This product was sold at The Great Vine, 36 Main Street East, Huntsville, Ontario

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. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected products are advised to contact their retailer.

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 product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported reactions for the various brands of debittered brewer's yeast mentioned on this Food Recall Warning. However, there have been reported reactions associated with other recently recalled brewer's yeast products.

Related recalls

2019-02-28 - Brewer's Yeast Powder sold at Nature's Best recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-27 - Various brands of debittered brewer's yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-26 - Brewer's Yeast sold at Leu's Country Market recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-22 - Various brands of debittered brewer's yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

2019-02-20 - Various brands of debittered brewer's yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

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

2019-02-15 - Various brands of Debittered Brewer's Yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

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 - Various brands of Debittered Brewer's 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

Public enquiries and media

Public enquiries
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Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: cfia.enquiries-demandederenseignements.acia@canada.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@canada.ca
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