TORRENCE, Cal. (WTVA) -- 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.
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.
They include lot numbers 133405G10, 133408G10, & 133409G10.
There have been no reports to date of any illnesses or adverse health effects associated with the affected products.
Independent distributors and their customers that have purchased this product are urged to return the product for exchange or refund.
Consumers with questions about this issue may contact Herbalife’s customer service department from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday - Friday, at 1-866-866-4744