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Food Safety Alert

April 06, 2007

Jessica A. Chittenden
518-457-3136
jessica.chittenden@agriculture.ny.gov

Harry & David Issues Nationwide Allergy Alert on Harry and David Dark Chocolate Clusters

The Ultimate Walnut Cherry Caramel Indulgence for Undeclared Peanuts And Cashews

Harry & David Issues Nationwide Allergy Alert on Harry and
David Dark Chocolate Clusters The Ultimate Walnut Cherry
Caramel Indulgence for Undeclared Peanuts And Cashews
Contact:
Harry & David Operations Corp.
800-345-5655
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- April 6, 2007 -- Harry & David
Operations Corp., of Medford, Oregon, is recalling
approximately 65 - 6 oz. boxes of Dark Chocolate Clusters
The Ultimate Walnut Cherry Caramel Indulgence because they
may contain undeclared peanuts and cashews.People who have
an allergy to peanut or cashew products run the risk of
serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they
consume these products.
Harry & David is recalling all Dark Chocolate Clusters The
Ultimate Walnut Cherry Caramel Indulgence boxes with a "Best
Before" date of 071123. These products are: 6 oz. paperboard
boxes with a folded over top. The boxes are green and cream
striped. The "Best Before" date is printed in black ink and
located below the Nutrition Facts panel on the back of the
box.
These products were distributed throughout the United States
through Harry and David Stores since March 15, 2007. Sales
of this product have ceased.
There have been no injuries reported to date. Anyone
concerned about a potential illness associated with this
product should contact a physician immediately.
The recall was initiated after it was determined that the
product contained peanuts and cashews. Investigation into
the cause is ongoing.
Consumers are requested to return product to the place of
purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions about
the recalled product may phone the Customer Service division
at 800-345-5655, 24 hours a day.


2007 Consumer Alerts