Herbalife Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Lots of Instant Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix Packets
Herbalife International of America announced the voluntary recall of
certain lots of its niche Instant Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix
packets because the label identifies the product as dairy-free, when it
may in fact contain trace amounts of milk proteins. Individuals with
severe allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening
allergic reaction if they consume products containing milk proteins.
Lactose intolerance is not a milk allergy and should not be confused
with a milk protein allergy.
The product was distributed in the U.S. from January 16, 2013, through
February 16, 2013, exclusively to individual independent distributors as
cartons of 12 packets or as single-serving packets in the company's
introductory business pack (lot