Purely Bulk brand Brewer's Yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
February 13, 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:
Puresource Corp.
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12795

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 13, 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.

Puresource Corp. is recalling Purely Bulk brand 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 product 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.

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

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions for the Purely Bulk brand Brewer's yeast. However, a reported reaction has been identified for another branded product that has the same raw material supply as Purely Bulk brand Brewer's Yeast, as reported in the February 7, 2019 Food Recall Warning.

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
Purely Bulk Brewer's Yeast 250 g 3052916
3072084
3089997
0 65279 10054 7

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