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Milk tea brand in China recalled for looking too similar to laundry detergent

  • A milk tea brand in China was recalled after customers complained that its packaging looks alarmingly similar to laundry detergent bottles.
  • The Thai milk tea packaging, designed by Nanyeli Thai Food Restaurant in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, used a handle, lid and label design similar to those of laundry detergent and cleaning products.
  • Customers were concerned that the packaging could harm children by leading them to believe that laundry detergent bottles contain milk tea.
  • Nanyeli Thai Food Restaurant will be launching an investigation into the design of the milk tea product.

A milk tea brand with packaging that has a striking resemblance to laundry detergent bottles has been recalled after customers feared that children may mistakenly drink cleaning products believing it to be milk tea.

Nanyeli Thai Food Restaurant, based in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, produce the Thai-style milk tea with packaging that uses a label, handle and lid design similar to those of laundry detergent bottles. Three of the restaurant’s chain outlets were selling the milk tea products in 500ml bottles across Nanjing.

Milk tea eggs: New York City boba shops are helping fuel new viral drink trend

Boba chains in New York City are selling boba drinks in limited-edition egg-shaped containers.

I’Milky, founded originally as Mu Bai in Taiwan in 2017, had previously sold their Magic Eggs collectibles in April and May in 2021. This year, the international chain brought back their three Magic Egg drinks exclusively at their Midtown and Williamsburg locations in New York City. 

Philip Wang’s Boba Cafe Trolls the Internet With a Boba Emoji

In case you didn’t know, July 17 was unofficially dubbed as the #WorldEmojiDay and people got what they’ve been asking for years now: a boba emoji – or at least so they thought.

Bopomofocafe, owned by Wong Fu Productions’ Philip Wang, recently posted a picture on Instagram that appears to be a tweet that says: “Wow! Can’t believe they finally made a boba/bubble tea emoji! And it looks like a BPMF cup!” accompanied by a few boba emojis and the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay.

Brown Sugar Milk Tea is the Unhealthiest Milk Tea, Hospital Warns

A private medical institution in Singapore has released a report warning milk tea drinkers about the high sugar content of the popular beverage. 

The report, published by nonprofit tertiary care facility Mount Alvernia Hospital on Friday, compared the sugar and calorie levels of various types of bubble teas and their toppings. While the report noted that green and black teas help in reducing the risk of diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, and cancer, it pointed out how they increase the risk of chronic diseases when consumed in bubble tea form.