Trade Technocrats Ltd. Brewer's Debittered Yeast recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
February 15, 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:
Trade Technocrats Ltd.
Distribution:
Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12785

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 15, 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.

Trade Technocrats Ltd. is recalling Brewer's Debittered 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.

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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions for the Trade Technocrats Ltd. Brewer's Debittered Yeast. However, there have been reported reactions associated with other recently recalled Brewer's Yeast products.

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
None (packaged by: Trade Technocrats Ltd.) Brewer's Debittered Yeast 454 g All codes sold between June 6, 2018 and February 15, 2019, inclusive 7 72696 00026 7
None (packaged by: Trade Technocrats Ltd.) Brewer's Debittered Yeast 114 g All codes sold between June 6, 2018 and February 15, 2019, inclusive 7 72696 00027 4

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