Maternal Science, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Healthy Mama® Boost It Up!™; Mango Drink, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,
Maternal Science, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Healthy Mama® Boost It Up!™; Mango Drink
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 3, 2015 — Maternal Science, Inc. of Montvale, NJ, is voluntarily recalling healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink because it contains undeclared milk (whey protein isolate). People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink is manufactured for and distributed by Maternal Science, Inc. and sold nationwide through limited retailers and via internet sales. healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink is packaged in a plastic bottle with a white label containing 12 fl oz per bottle (see labels below). The affected lots entered the marketplace on April, 2014. The lots affected are listed below.
Product name Package Size Lot# Date Best By UPC Code
healthy mama® Boost It Up! Mighty Mango with Ginger 12 fl oz. 14275-11 bottle 10/2015 810758020058
healthy mama® Boost It Up! Mighty Mango 12 fl oz. 14090-11 bottle 03/2015 810758020058
To date no illnesses have been reported. The recall was initiated after it was discovered during an internal review thathealthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink containing whey protein isolate (milk) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk. Consumers who are allergic to milk and purchased healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink are urged not to consume the product.
Consumers who purchased the affected lots of healthy mama® Boost It Up!™ Drink may return it to: ATTN: BOOST IT UP RETURN, 225 Long Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205 for a full refund or exchange. Customers may contact the company at (855) 773-4426, Monday–Thursday, 9AM – 5PM, ET or email [email protected] for further instructions and claim processing.
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* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm436491.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.