Brewers Yeast Debittered sold at Old Fashion Foods recalled due to undeclared peanut
- Starting date:
- February 15, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Alert sub-type:
- Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen)
- Allergen - Peanut
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Source of recall:
- Canadian Food Inspection Agency
- Recalling firm:
- Old Fashion Foods
- Extent of the product distribution:
- CFIA reference number:
- Advisory details
- What you should do
- Who is affected
- Affected products
- Related AWRs
- Media enquiries
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.
Old Fashion Foods is recalling repackaged Brewers Yeast Debittered 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 product in your home. Recalled product should be thrown out or returned to the store where it was purchased.
If you have an allergy to peanut do not consume the recalled product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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- View our detailed explanation of the food safety investigation and recall process
Who is affected
There have been no reported reactions for the Brewers Yeast Debittered sold at Old Fashion Foods. However, there have been reported reactions associated with other recently recalled Brewers Yeast products.
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.
|Brand name||Common name||Size||Code(s) on product||UPC|
|None||Brewers Yeast Debittered||250 g||All units sold up to and including February 11, 2019.||n/a|
|None||Brewers Yeast Debittered||500 g||All units sold up to and including February 11, 2019.||n/a|
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