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Date
Press Release
English
Maltese
PR201732
15/09/2020
Food Alert: Conad - Dark Chocolate – Fondente Noir Extra (72% Cocoa), Lot Number; L1330004 & L1328941 must not be consumed since there is the possibility that plastic fragments may be found within.
EN
MT
PR201681
09/09/2020
Food Alert: Kelkin - Hazelnut & Chocolate avoured rice cake bars must not be consumed by people allergic or intolerant to milk since product may contain traces of milk undeclared on the label.
EN
MT
PR201663
04/09/2020
Food Alert: Freshasia - Lamb and carrot dumplings must not be consumed by persons allergic to crustaceans, since it contains undeclared crustaceans.
EN
MT
PR201646
02/09/2020
Notice: The Minister responsible for Public Health noties that, by virtue of Article 2 (1) of the Mandatory Tests for Certain Travelers Regulations, 2020, the list of countries referred to in the same regulations is being revised. Any traveler arriving in Malta from any of the countries listed in the revised list of countries indicated hereunder is required to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test performed no longer than seventy-two (72) hours before arrival in Malta. Travelers arriving in Malta from any of the said countrieswho fail to produce such a test may be submitted to testing in Malta and may be subject to quarantine.
EN
PR201632
01/09/2020
Food Alert: Gregg's Steak Bakes 2 pack must not be consumed since it may contain small pieces of plastic.
EN
MT
PR201602
25/08/2020
Food Alert: Eat Natural - Fruit & Nut Bar: Brazil & Sultana with peanuts and almonds must not be consumed since one of the ingredieants within (brazil nuts) is potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
EN
MT
PR201579
20/08/2020
Food Alert: Britannia - Good day Butter Cookies must not be consumed since it contains glycidal fatty acid and acrylamide in high levels.
EN
MT
PR201564
17/08/2020
Food Alert: Pipo - Cup Jelly must not be consumed since it may pose a risk of suocation.
EN
MT
PR201535
12/08/2020
Food Alert: Iceland - Iceland Southern Fried Chicken Popsters must not be consumed since it is potentially contaminated with Salmonella.
EN
MT
PR201525
11/08/2020
Food Alert: FISKAS Functional Form Spoon - Black nylon serving spoon with an orange silicone rim, must not be used since it resulted that migration of Primary Aromatic Amines is higher than the acceptable levels. From information that we have received, this product was sold to Maltese customers through the internet
EN
MT
PR201345
15/07/2020
Food Alert: Smiles Slimex - Ice Cream, Dessert Ripple and Strawberry Ripple, Volume: 2 litres must not be consumed due to the possibility of the presence of pieces of plastic inside same.
EN
MT
PR201326
11/07/2020
Food Alert: Smiles - Ice Cream (various avours) flavours Vanilla, Chocolate, Dessert Ripple, Nocciola, Strawberry, Strawberry Ripple, volume; 2 litres, must not be consumed due to the possibility of the presence of pieces of plastic inside same.
EN
MT
PR201299
08/07/2020
Food Alert: MP - Sweet Beans must not be consumed since the importation of beans from Nigeria is banned.
EN
MT
PR201152
18/06/2020
Food Alert: Primula - Primula Cheese Spread, Primula Cheese Spread, Varieties: Original Cheese Spead, Light Cheese Spread, Cheese Spread with Jalapenos must not be consumed since they are potentially contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
EN
MT
PR201133
16/06/2020
Food Alert: ABC - Fruitery Jelly Assorted must not be consumed since it contains an additive, unauthorised to be used in such product and which may result in the risk of suocation
EN
MT
PR201087
09/06/2020
Food Alert: African Beauty - Brown Beans must not be consumed since it may be have a fuel like smell and taste apart from the fact that the importation of beans from Nigeria is banned.
EN
MT
PR200797
30/04/2020
Food Alert: Iceland Takeaway No. 26 Chinese Banquet must not be consumed by persons who are allergic or intolerant to milk, since they contain a milk ingredient which is undeclared on the labels.
EN
MT
PR200626
07/04/2020
Food Alert: TerraSana - Piadina Wraps, Gluten free (packets of 6 wraps) must not be consumed in view that it may contain moulds between the wrap sheets.
EN
MT
PR200540
23/03/2020
Food Alert: Unique - Transparent plastic bag of 10 straws in each pack, Lot: YY17 must not be used in view that the coating contains an elevated level of 3-MCPD.
EN
MT
PR200511
17/03/2020
Food Alert: Name of product: Grüner Tee mit Pfeerminz-Aroma (Green Tea with peppermint avour) - Carton box must not be consumed because it contains an elevated level of anthraquinone, which is a pesticide
EN
MT
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