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

Starting date:
February 14, 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:
Bulk Barn Foods Limited
Distribution:
National
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12777

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 14, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on February 13, 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.

Bulk Barn Foods Limited is recalling Brewer's Yeast Debittered sold in bulk 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.

The affected product has been sold in bulk through Bulk Barn Foods Limited stores.

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 bulk Brewer's Yeast Debittered sold at Bulk Barn stores. 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 Brewer's Yeast Debittered sold at Bulk Barn stores.

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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
None Brewer's Yeast Debittered Various – sold in bulk

Item code 000941

All products sold up to and including February 14, 2019

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