Food recall warning

Debittered Brewers Yeast sold at Herbs N Health recalled due to undeclared peanut

Starting date:
February 19, 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:
Herbs N Health
Extent of the product distribution:
CFIA reference number:

Last updated: 2019-03-13

Advisory details

Ottawa, February 19, 2019 - The food recall warning issued on February 15, 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.

Herbs N Health is recalling repackaged Debittered Brewers Yeast 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 Herbs N Health, 1005 Broadway Ave, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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 Debittered Brewers Yeast sold at Herbs N Health. 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.

Affected products

Affected products
Brand name Common name Size Code(s) on product UPC
Herbs N Health Debittered Brewers Yeast 350 g All units sold up to and including February 12, 2019. None

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