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Food Protection Home > Recalls and Advisories > 2007 Recalls > Harry & David Operations Corp.-Dark Chocolate Clusters the Ultimate Walnut Cherry Caramel Indulgence Harry & David Operations Corp.-Dark Chocolate Clusters the Ultimate Walnut Cherry Caramel Indulgence

The following information has been received by our office from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).


Harry & David Operations Corp.
Mr. Bill Ihle, EVP Corporate Relations
541 864-2145 (Media Calls Only)

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 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.


This product may have been distributed in your area. Please spot-check stores for effectiveness of the recall. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact this office at 317/233-7360.