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Food Recall (Allergen): Various Brewer's Yeast product

Undeclared peanut sparks major product recall
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Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls various Brewer's Yeast product due to undeclared peanut ingredient (Supplied)

A food safety investigation conducted by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), has led to the recall of (Debittered) Brewer's Yeast from the marketplace because it contains peanut which is not declared on the label.

People with an allergy to peanuts should not consume the recalled product described below. 

The following product has been sold in Ontario by Indigo Natural Foods Inc. 

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
Indigo Packaged Goodness Brewers Yeast Debittered 400 g All units sold from October 24, 2018 up to and including February 7, 2019. 6 99692 00659 1

The following product has been sold nationally by Grain Process Enterprises Inc. 

Brand Product Size Codes UPC
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Inactive Brewers Yeast Powder 25 kg All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01749 9
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Yeast Brewers Debittered 10 kg All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01745 1
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Yeast Brewers Debittered 5 kg All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01750 5
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Brewers Yeast Debittered 500 g All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 0 57736 01747 5
Grain Process Enterprises Ltd. Yeast Brewers Debittered 300 g All units sold from February 22, 2018 up to and including February 11, 2019 n/a

The following product has been sold nationally by Puresource Corp.

Brand Product Size Codes UPC
Purely Bulk Brewer's Yeast 250 g 3052916
3072084
3089997
0 65279 10054 7

The following product has been sold nationaly by Bulk Barn Foods Limited. 

Brand Product Size Codes UPC
None Brewer's Yeast Debittered Various – sold in bulk

Item code 000941

All products sold up to and including February 14, 2019

n/a

The following product has been sold nationally by Westpoint Distributors Ltd.

Brand Product Size Codes UPC
Always Healthy Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Blush Lane Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Bruce’s Country Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Charlie Brown's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Charlie Brown's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Charlie Brown's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22093 2
Community Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 10 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22095 6
Country Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Country Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Dawson Creek Health Food Centre Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Down to Earth Health Shop Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
East End Food Co-op Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Garden Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Garden Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Healthyway Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Healthyway Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22094 9
Herbs & Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Homegrown Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Homesteader Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Homesteader Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Homesteader Health Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22094 9
Lifeforce Health Food Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Lifestyle Naturally Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Lynns Vitamin Gallery Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Lynns Vitamin Gallery Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Maria's Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Natural Focus Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Natural Focus Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Nature Spirit Earth Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Nature's Finest Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Nature's Finest Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Nature's Finest Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22093 2
Nutraways Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Nutraways Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Nutraways Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22093 2
Organic Grocer Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Parsley, Sage & Thyme Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Planet Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Planet Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Planet Organic Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 10 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22095 6
Polar Bear Health Centre Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Pomme Natural Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Pomme Natural Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Queensdale Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Root's Natural Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Ruddy Potato Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Salt Spring Natureworks Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Sangster's Health Centres Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Sangster's Health Centres Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Sardis Health Foods Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Seaweeds Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
The Natural Gourmet Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Victoria's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Victoria's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Victoria's Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22094 9
Vitahealth Fresh Market Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
The Vitamin Centre Stores Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 200 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22091 8
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 400 g All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22092 5
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 2 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22093 2
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 5 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22094 9
Westpoint Naturals Debittered Brewer's Yeast 10 kg All products sold from February 27, 2018 to February 14, 2019, inclusive. 7 78659 22095 6


The following product has been sold in Ontario Bulk Barrel stores.

Brand Product Size UPC Codes
None (Debittered) Brewer's Yeast Various - sold in bulk n/a

Item code 699

 

All products sold up to and including February 12, 2019

The following product has been sold in Ontario, Manitoba, Quebec and Saskatchewan by Trade Technocrats Ltd.

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

The following product has been repackaged and sold in Ontario by Mainstay Natural Foods. 

Brand Product Size Codes UPC
None Brewer's Yeast Approximately 1 lb or 2 lb All units sold from August 2018, up to and including February 15, 2019. None

Recalled product has also been sold by:

  • Greeline Distributors in Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan by Greenline Distributors
  • New Life Mills Town & Country In Hanover, ON
  • Old Fashion Foods in Saskatchewan

What you should do

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home and if so, the 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.

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.

Reactions

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.




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