by Reggie Noble on February 26, 2012

The company issued the apology after near-immediate public backlash over the brain-freeze.

“Our intention was to create a flavor to honor Jeremy Lin's accomplishments and his meteoric rise in the NBA, and recognize that he was a local Harvard graduate. … If we failed in this instance we offer our sincere apologies,” the apology said.

The fortune cookies have now been replaced with waffle cones. Crisis averted.