According to latest news from FDA, Boba Direct a renowned name in the American Beverage Industry has issued a voluntary recall for some of the company’s BD flavored powders. The recall was initiated by the company because of the incorrect label and failing to declare milk as the source of sodium caseinate and lactose. According to the company, the recall was issued viewing the safety of consumers and individuals who are allergic to milk proteins.

Some of the products that were recalled by the company with this notification include:

  • BD Almond
  • BD Banana
  • BD Avocado
  • BD Blueberry
  • BD Café Latte
  • BD Milk Tea
  • BD Passion Fruit
  • BD Cherry
  • BD Chocolate
  • BD Coconut
  • BD Honeydew
  • BD Lavender
  • BD Lychee
  • BD Mango
  • BD Matcha Green Tea
  • BD Milk Tea
  • BD Passionfruit
  • BD Pineapple
  • BD Red Bean
  • BD Strawberry
  • BD Taro
  • BD Vanilla
  • BD Watermelon

According to reports from the company the potentially infected batch of products were distributed by the company from December 26, 2012 – January 4, 2013 to cafe’s, restaurants and smoothie shops throughout the United States. In the event consumers who have purchased this product and may be impacted by the undeclared milk allergen, may return the product for a full refund. Consumers with questions about this issue may contact Boba Direct’s customer service department from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, CST, at 866-487-2622.

About Boba Direct

Boba Direct Inc. is one of the renowned names in the American Beverage industry. It is a full service company which is capable of meeting the demands of various distributors and organizations whose recognition within the industry demands quality and creativity. The company is dedicated in bringing the complete solution to bubble tea needs. Some of the services that the company offers include:

  • Product Familiarity
  • Applied hands on training
  • Recipe Preparation
  • Work area design
  • Bubble tea business incorporation

Some hidden sources of milk to be avoided

  • A few brands of canned tuna fish contain casein, which is a milk protein.
  • Deli meat slicers are frequently used for both meat and cheese products also contain hidden milk proteins
  • Many non-dairy products contain casein (a milk derivative), listed on the ingredient labels.
  • Some meats and other meat products may contain casein as a binder.
  • There are many hotels and restaurants that use butter on steaks after they have been grilled to add extra taste and flavor.