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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
March 24, 1999

PRODUCT
Lindt Truffles and Gourmet Truffles:
a) Lindt Chocolate Truffles milk variety
b) Lindt Chocolate Truffles dark variety
c) Lindt Chocolate Truffles white variety
d) Lindt Chocolate Truffles milk hazelnuts variety
e) Lindt Chocolate Truffles amaretto variety
f) Lindt Chocolate Truffles mint variety
g) Lindt Chocolate Truffles cinnamon variety
h) Lindt Chocolate Truffles orange variety
I) Lindt Gourmet Truffles milk/amaretto variety
j) Lindt Gourmet Truffles milk/orange variety
k) Lindt Gourmet Truffles dark/dark variety
l) Lindt Gourmet Truffles milk/milk variety
m) Lindt Gourmet Truffles white/dark variety
n) Lindt Gourmet Truffles dark/white variety.
Recall #F-241/254-9.

CODE
All product on the market which does not contain the statement"May contain traces of peanuts/nuts".

MANUFACTURER
Lindt & Sprungli (USA), Inc., Stratham, New Hampshire.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by press release on January 7, 1999, by letter onJanuary 7 and 8, 1999, and by E-mail on January 11, 1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide, Canada, Australia.

QUANTITY
Approximately 400,000 pounds.

REASON
Products may be contaminated with peanut residue.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.