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Date
Press Release
English
Maltese
PR211135
15/06/2021
Food Alert: Eat Real - Quinoa Corn Puffs White Cheddar, Quinoa Corn Puffs Jalapeno and Cheddar, Quinoa & Kale Corn Puffs White Cheddar, Quinoa Corn Puffs Mediterranean must not be consumed by persons intolerant or allergic to milk, since they contain undeclared milk.
EN
MT
PR211092
08/06/2021
Food Alert: Deluxe - Canape` Selection - fagottini di pasta sfoglia farciti must not be consumed due to the possibility of high levels of Ethylene Oxide (pesticide) in one of the ingredients used.
EN
MT
PR210959
21/05/2021
Food Alert: Praise - Zomi Palm Oil must not be consumed since it contains elevated levels of Benzo(a)pyrene.
EN
MT
PR210787
27/04/2021
Notice: Public Health Authorities noties that, after a review of the epidemological studies in the United Kingdom, it was decided that the region will no longer be considered in the red zone for travelling, but will be lifted to the amber zone.
EN
MT
PR210758
22/04/2021
Food Alert: Nestle' - SMA Wysoy, indicated lots of the mentioned product must not be used in view that they may potentially contain pieces of plastic, which may be hazardous if swollowed.
EN
MT
PR210688
12/04/2021
Food Alert: Heera - Golden Sultana must not be consumed by persons allergic to sulphites since it contains undeclared sulphur dioxide.
EN
MT
PR210641
05/04/2021
Food Alert: Fola Foods - Ground melon seeds (Egusi) must not be consumed since it is potentially contaminated with Aatoxin.
EN
MT
PR210610
28/03/2021
Notice: Minn għada, it-Tnejn, disgħa u għoxrin (29) ta’ Marzu 2021, se tiġi riveduta l-lista ta’ pajjiżi taż-żona amber biex il-pajjiżi kollha li s’issa huma ż-żona l-ħadra jiżdiedu ma’ din il-lista. B’hekk kull vjaġġatur li jasal f’Malta minn kwalunkwe pajjiż ieħor se jkun rikjest jippreżenta PCR COVID-19 test negattiv magħmul mhux aktar minn tnejn u sebgħin (72) siegħa qabel il-wasla tiegħu f’Malta. Persuni li jonqsu milli jipproduċu dan it-test jistgħu jkunu sottomessi għall-ittestjar f’Malta u jistgħu jkunu soġġetti għall-kwarantina.
MT
PR210532
17/03/2021
Food Alert: SFC - Take Home Boneless Bucket, SFC - Southern Fried Chicken Strips, SFC - Mega Box (1610g) must not be consumed in view of the possibility of contamination with Salmonella.
EN
MT
PR210532
17/03/2021
Food Alert: SFC - Take Home Boneless Bucket must not be consumed in view of the possibility of contamination with Salmonella.
EN
MT
PR210463
03/03/2021
Food Alert: Monster Ripper Energy + Juice - Energy Drink must not be consumed in view of the possible presence in excessive amounts of the additive propylene glycol (E1520).
EN
MT
PR210422
26/02/2021
Food Alert: Stiratini - Grissini breadsticks with sesame seeds, linseeds, and poppy seeds must not be consumed in view that the sesame seeds used within may be contaminated with a pesticide (Ethlene oxide).
EN
MT
PR210429
26/02/2021
Food Alert: Country - Sesame seeds, Plastic bags by 150 grams, Small, cylindrical containers by 25 grams, Large, flap top containers by 220 grams must not be consumed in view of the possible contamination with a pesticide (Ethlene oxide).
EN
MT
PR210394
24/02/2021
Food Alert: SFC - Boneless Bucket Lot: L19720, SFC - Chicken poppets Lot / Durability Date: L15520; 24 September 2021, L13720; 24 September 2021, L25820; 28 February 2022 must not be consumed in view of the possible contamination with Salmonella.
EN
MT
PR210320
15/02/2021
Food Alert: Linwoods - Organic Cold Milled Flaxseed, Sunower, Pumpkin & Sesame seeds & Goji berries must not be consumed in view of the possible contamination with a pesticide (Ethlene oxide).
EN
MT
PR210299
11/02/2021
Notice: Mandatory Tests for Certain Travelers Regulations, 2020 The Minister responsible for Public Health noties that, by virtue of Article 2 (1) of the Mandatory Tests for Certain Travellers Regulations, 2020, the list of countries referred to in the same regulation is being revised. Any traveller arriving in Malta from any of the countries listed in the revised list indicated hereunder is required to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test performed no longer than seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival in Malta. Travellers arriving in Malta from any of the said countries who fail to produce such a test may be submitted to testing in Malta and may be subject to quarantine.
EN
MT
PR210134
22/01/2021
Food Alert: Carrefour Bio - Sugo alle verdura (Vegetable Sauce) must not be consumed because of the possibility of fragments of glass inside the same product.
EN
MT
PR210067
13/01/2021
Food Alert: Monster Lewis Hamilton - Energy Drink must not be consumed in view of the possible presence in excessive amounts of the additive propylene glycol (E1520).
EN
MT
PR210027
07/01/2021
Food Alert: Pensa Bio - Mix Semi Tostati Biologici (Mixture of toasted biological seeds) must not be consumed in view of the possible contamination with a pesticide (Ethlene oxide) in sesame seeds within the same product. In the past weeks, it was found that the chemical ethylene oxide might have been used to control certain organisms in sesame seeds exported from India. Such use of ethylene oxide is not approved.
EN
MT
PR210009
05/01/2021
Food Alert: Linwoods - Organic Cold milled flaxseed, sunower, pumpkin & sesame seeds & goji berries must not be consumed in view of the possible contamination with a pesticide (Ethlene oxide).
EN
MT
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