Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bar Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bar Recall [US]Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. a Stratham, New Hampshire establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars from the American marketplace due to suspected mislabeling / mispackaging and consequential undeclared Milk and Soy, both known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible triggers of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention.

FDA: http://ht.ly/cutH30qrmGZ

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/lindt-sprungli-usa-inc-issues-voluntary-recall-undeclared-milk-and-soy-one-lot-lindt-excellence-85

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Chocolate Bars are subject to this recall:

  • Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars, sold with a batch/lot code of L5539, a best-before date of 11-30-2020 and a UPC of 3746601645

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cocoa Chocolate Bars can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, Lindt & Sprüngli has recalled one (1) batch/lot of its Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars due to the Bars being wrapped in an incorrect packaging sleeve. The Bars are labeled as Excellence 85% Cocoa, but in fact, contain Lindt Excellence Dark Caramel Sea Salt bars.

Due to this mislabeling / mispackaging, this product does not contain accurate information concerning allergens. If you have a food allergy or have any sensitivity to Milk and/or Soy you should not consume the recalled Cocoa Chocolate Bars as it could result in a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction. You should neither serve nor consume the recalled Chocolate Bars identified above.

==> For information about Milk Intolerance or Soy Allergy, 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 Cocoa Chocolate Bars and could be allergic to their Milk and/or Soy 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 properly treat Anaphylaxis.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cocoa Chocolate Bars, please search for “chocolate” or more generically, “confectionery” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. at 1-877-695-4638 from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday or by e-mail at LindtUS-ContactUs@lindt.com.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc, please search for “Lindt” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 12825-2020
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