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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.