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Updated Food Recall Warning (Allergen) - Yeast Brewers Debittered sold at Fountainhead Health Store recalled due to undeclared peanut
- Recall date:
- February 19, 2019
- Reason for recall:
- Allergen - Peanut
- Hazard classification:
- Class 1
- Company / Firm:
- Fountainhead Health Store
- Extent of the distribution:
- Reference number:
Ottawa, February 19, 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.
Fountainhead Health Store is recalling Yeast Brewers Debittered 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 in bulk at Fountainhead Health Store, 212 St. Andrew Street West, Fergus, Ontario.
|Brand Name||Common Name||Size||UPC||Code(s) on Product|
|None||Yeast Brewers Debittered||Variable – sold in bulk||None||All products sold from October 1, 2018 up to and including February 19, 2019|
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 product as it may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction.
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.
There have been no reported reactions for the bulk Yeast Brewers Debittered sold at Fountainhead Health Store. However, there have been reported reactions associated with other recently recalled Brewers Yeast products.
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