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must canned coffees with milk be refrigerated?

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i buy these little canned coffees - some with milk, some not. they only have japanese writing on them, but have a paper label stuck on the side with nutrition/ingredients in english. it also says "contains milk, must be refrigerated." could this be true? we don't refrigerate canned milk.

i've never had a problem, but after i noticed this warning, i started to get freaked out.

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  1. I usually buy them cold as a snack when I'm running about. But I am very sure that I have seen them in the drink aisle of my main Asian grocery. They were on the shelf, not refrigerated. Pretty sure it was Coffee Boss brand. They are canned, I wouldn't worry about it at all. Probably the company just trying to cover their a$$ in case someone stored an open drink incorrectly and got sick.