Lindt & Sprüngli (USA) Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall On Undeclared Milk And Soy In One Lot Of Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Chocolate Bars

March 20, 2020

Company Announcement Date:

March 19, 2020
FDA Publish Date:
March 20, 2020
Product Type:
Food & BeveragesAllergens
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk and soy
Company Name:
Lindt & Sprüngli
Brand Name:
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 anytime or at 1-877-695-4638 from 8 AM to 8 PM EST.