Various brands of Debittered Brewer's 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:
Greenline Distributors
Distribution:
Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Extent of the product distribution:
Retail
CFIA reference number:
12788

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 15, 2019 - The food recall warning issued earlier today has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Greenline Distributors is recalling Debittered 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 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 (debittered) Brewer's Yeast product listed above. 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
Causeway Natural Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 250 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01148 9
Dad's Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 250 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01148 9
Good N Natural Health Food Store Debittered Brewer's Yeast 250 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01148 9
Good N Natural Health Food Store Debittered Brewer's Yeast 600 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01145 8
Greenboy Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 250 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01148 9
Greenboy Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 600 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01145 8
Greenboy Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 3.5 kg

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01143 4
Honeycomb Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 250 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01148 9
Honeycomb Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 600 g

All lot codes: 18074 to 19043 inclusive

Best before 20 MR 15 to Best before 21 FE 12 inclusive

6 91740 01145 8

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Greenline Distributors: 306-975-1046

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