Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. brand Brewers Yeast Debittered recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
February 11, 2019
Type of communication:
Recall
Alert sub-type:
Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
Subcategory:
Allergen - Peanut
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Source of recall:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Recalling firm:
Grain Process Enterprises Inc.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
12771

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 11, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on February 7, 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.

Grain Process Enterprises Inc. is recalling Grain Process Enterprises Inc., brand Brewers Yeast Debittered 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.

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.

These products may have also been sold in bulk or in smaller packages with or without a label and may not bear the brand or product name described above. Consumers who are unsure if they have purchased the affected products are advised to contact their retailer.

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

Who is affected

There has been one reported reaction associated with the consumption of this product.

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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Inactive Brewers Yeast Powder 25 kg All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01749 9
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Yeast Brewers Debittered 10 kg All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01745 1
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Yeast Brewers Debittered 5 kg All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01750 5
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Brewers Yeast Debittered 500 g All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01747 5
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Yeast Brewers Debittered 300 g All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 n/a

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For more information

Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. : qa@grainprocess.com

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