(Debittered) Brewer's Yeast sold at Bulk Barrel 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:
Bulk Barrel
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12786

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.

Bulk Barrel is recalling (Debittered) Brewer's Yeast 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 Barrel 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 (debittered) Brewer's Yeast sold at Bulk Barrel. 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 product from the marketplace.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
None (Debittered)
Brewer's Yeast
Various – sold in bulk Item code 699

All products sold up to and including February 12, 2019

n/a

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Bulk Barrel: Westmount Shopping Centre: Tel: 519-471-8879, Fax: 519-471-9652
Bulk Barrel: Citi Plaza (Galleria Mall): Tel: 519-433-4315, Fax: 519-433-9885
Bulk Barrel: Cherryhill Village Mall, Tel: 519-204-0643, Fax: 519-204-0658

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.