Westpoint Debittered Brewer’s Yeast Recall [Canada]


Canada Flag

Canada/Ottawa: Logo - Canadian Food Inspection Agency Westpoint Distributors, a Vancouver, British Columbia establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Debittered Brewer’s Yeast Powder due to undeclared Peanuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

CFIA: http://ht.ly/WenV30nWrFQ

Direct link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/inspection/2019/69162r-eng.php

Additional information:
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) reports the following Brewer’s Yeast products are subject to this recall (in alphabetical order):

  • Bulk Unbranded “Levure De Bière”, sold in 300 gram packages from Au Grain de Blé, 3588 Principal Street, Tracadie, New Brunswick
  • Bulk Unbranded Brewer’s Yeast – Debittered, sold in variable (~110 gram) bulk packages from Supernutrition, 9976 Highway 1, Saulnierville, Nova Scotia
  • Bulk Unbranded Brewer’s Yeast – Debittered, sold in variable bulk packages from Sidney Natural Foods, 2473 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia
  • Bulk Unbranded Brewer’s Yeast – Debittered, sold in variable bulk packages from Shuswap Health Foods Ltd., 115 – 1151 10 Avenue Southwest, Salmon Arm, British Columbia
  • Bulk Unbranded Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable bulk packages from Chemainus Health Food Store, 9738 Willow Street, Chemainus, British Columbia
  • Bulk Unbranded Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable bulk packages from Colwood-House of Nutrition, Unit #6, 310 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Bulk Unbranded Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable bulk packages from Ladysmith Health Foods, 531 1st Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia
  • Bulk Unbranded Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable bulk packages from The Bulk Unbranded Zone, 776 Macdonell Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Bulk Unbranded Debittered Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable (~ 30 gram to 2 kilogram) bulk packages from Healthy Habits, 4040 Redford Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia
  • Bulk Unbranded Debittered Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable bulk packages from Alberni Health Market, 4744 Johnston Road, Port Alberni, British Columbia
  • Bulk Unbranded Debittered Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable clerk-served bulk containers from Valley Natural Health Products, 20425 Douglas Crescent, Langley, British Columbia
  • Health First branded Debittered Brewer’s Yeast, sold in 200 gram packages from Health Matters, 5 – 9977 178th Street, Edmonton, Alberta and at Natural Rezources, 1383 Ellis Street, Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Health First branded Debittered Brewer’s Yeast, sold in 400 gram packages from Lifestyle Naturals, #191 – 4900 27th Street, Vernon, British Columbia
  • Mother Nature’s Market and Deli branded Debittered Brewer’s Yeast, sold in 200 gram packages from Mother Nature’s Market and Deli, 240 Cook Street, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Nutter’s Bulk Unbranded & Natural Foods branded Brewer’s Yeast, sold in 250 gram packages from Nutter’s Bulk Unbranded & Natural Foods, 441 – 360 Trans-Canada Highway Southwest, Salmon Arm, British Columbia
  • Winterwood Natural Foods branded Debittered Brewer’s Yeast, sold in variable bulk packages from Winterwood Natural Foods, 51 Broad Street, Sussex, New Brunswick

According to the CFIA, Westpoint Distributors has recalled certain batch/lots of Debittered Brewer’s Yeast products from the Canadian marketplace because they contain Peanut, an ingredient not declared on the label. People with an allergy to Peanuts should not consume the recalled products identified above.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Brewers Yeast products and could be allergic to their Peanut ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle Anaphylaxis.

If you have any questions about this recall, please complete the following Web-based enquiry form from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, available here: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/contact-us/eng/1390269985112/1390346078752

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Brewer’s Yeast, please search for “brewers yeast” or more generically, “baked goods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Nuts, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Peanuts, please search for “peanut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by the Westpoint Distributors Brewer’s Yeast products please search for “Westpoint” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

___________________________________________________________

More information about this recall:
CFIA reference number: 12825
Recalls Direct RIN: 11199-2019
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe food product you purchased in Canada [external: new window opens]:
==> http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/information-for-consumers/report-a-concern/eng/1364500149016/1364500195684
Search for a recalled food on the Health Canada Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/index-eng.php

We welcome your feedback:
Want to e-mail or share this recall?
==> Simply use the “Share this” options below.
Is this recall relevant to you? Please let us know!
==> Click on the “Like” button below.
E. & O. E.

___________________________________________________________

 

 

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: