Brewer's Yeast Powder sold at Nature's Best recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
February 28, 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:
Nature's Best
Distribution:
Ontario
Extent of the product distribution:
Consumer
CFIA reference number:
12868

Last updated:

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 28, 2019 - The food recall warning issued February 11, 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.

Nature's Best is recalling Brewer's Yeast Powder 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 following product has been sold at Nature's Best, 7 Glenwood Drive, Barrie, Ontario.

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.

Who is affected

There have been no reported reactions for the Brewer's Yeast Powder sold at Nature's Best. 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 Brewer's Yeast Powder Various – sold in bulk All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 21, 2019 None

Media enquiries

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600

For more information

Nature's Best: 705-721-9634

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