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Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Milk and Soy in One Lot of Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars

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Summary

Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared milk and soy
Company Name:
Lindt & Sprüngli
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Lindt
Product Description:
Product Description
85% Cocoa chocolate bars

Company Announcement

Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. of Stratham, New Hampshire, is issuing a voluntary recall of one lot of its Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa chocolate bars due to the bars being wrapped in the wrong packaging. The bars are labeled as Excellence 85% Cocoa, but contain Lindt Excellence Dark Caramel Sea Salt bars. Therefore, this product does not contain accurate information about allergens. Consumers who have a food allergy or have any sensitivity to milk or soy should not consume the product as it could result in a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.

The recalled Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars were distributed nationwide to wholesale and online retailers.

The recalled Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa chocolate bars are labeled with Lot Code L5539, a Best Before date of 11-30-2020, and UPC of 3746601645.

Lindt has received no reports of any illness, allergic reactions or allergen-related complaints for this product to date. The recall was initiated following consumer contacts regarding the wrong product inside the Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa bar.

Consumers who may have purchased this product may contact Lindt USA directly for a voucher for replacement product.

If you have any questions, please contact Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) at LindtUS-ContactUs@lindt.com anytime or at 1-877-695-4638 from 8 AM to 8 PM EST.

 


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Lindt & Sprüngli (USA)
1-877-695-4638
LindtUS-ContactUs@lindt.com
Media:
Nadja Fromm, Marketing Director Lindt & Sprüngli (USA)
nfromm@lindt.com

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