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Date
Press Release
English
Maltese
PR181935
12/09/2018
Food Alert: Baresa - Funghi Porcini Secchi Speciali must not be consumed since there is a possibility that it could contain fragments of a different type of mushroom than that declared on the label, which is as of yet unidentified.
EN
MT
PR181862
03/09/2018
Food Alert: Gold kili - Natural Ginger bag, must not be consumed in view that it has been subject to irradiation without such process being declared on the label and without the necessary information on whether such process was performed in an authorised establishment.
EN
MT
PR181863
03/09/2018
Food Alert: Natures Aid - Garcinia Cambgia 625mg must not be consumed since it contains a high level of hydroxycitric acid (HCA).
EN
MT
PR181849
31/08/2018
Notice: The Health Authorities have been informed of the fire currently in progress at the Magħtab resulting in a thick black plume of smoke.
EN
PR181852
31/08/2018
Food Alert: Mafimex - Dried Apricots must not be consumed in view of the possibility of polystyrene particles ending up in the product.
EN
MT
PR181857
31/08/2018
Notice: The Health Authorities have responded to the fire at the Magħtab Wasteserv facility and have advised the public to take necessary precautions.
EN
PR181841
30/08/2018
Food Alert: Vegan Protein – Vanilla Macaroon Flavour - QNT Lot Number: L703972/2 must not be consumed by persons who are allergic/intollerant to lacto-protein since it contains undeclared lacto-protein.
EN
MT
PR181847
30/08/2018
Bathing Water Notice: The bathing site at the bathing site at Xlendi Bay in Gozo (Site Code D 04, D 05, D 06, D 07) is once again fit for bathing and thus the health warning is hereby being lifted.
EN
MT
PR181812
25/08/2018
Bathing Water Notice: The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health wishes to notify that until furth not recommended at Xlendi Bay as indicated below: Gozo –Xlendi Bay (Site Code D 04, D 05, D 06 and D 07).
EN
MT
PR181754
12/08/2018
Bathing Water Notice: The bathing site at the bathing site at Sirens, St Paul’s Bay is once again fit for bathing and thus the health warning is hereby being lifted.
EN
MT
PR181738
07/08/2018
Bathing Water Notice: Bathing is not recommended at Malta – Siren’s, St. Paul’s Bay (Site Code C22) following an overflow of sewage.
EN
MT
PR181722
04/08/2018
Food Alert: Salmonella was confirmed in eggs sampled from​ the​ farm​ with​ license​ number​ PLG​ 016​ located​ in​ 133,​ St​ Domenica ​Street,​ Victoria,​ Gozo. The​ authorities​ have​ directed​ the​ producer​ to​ stop​ placing​ eggs​ on​ the​ market​ produced​ in​ his​ farm​ and​ eggs​ from​ the​ packing​ establishment​ having​ approval ​number ​EPC​011, ​and​ recall ​all​ the​ eggs ​produced ​from​ the ​13th ​July ​onwards.
EN
PR181725
04/08/2018
Notice: Malta has acceded to the United Nations Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products.
EN
PR181662
26/07/2018
Bathing Water Notice: The bathing site at Qui Si-Sana, Sliema (Site Code B14) is once again fit for bathing and thus the health warning is hereby being lifted.
EN
MT
PR181638
24/07/2018
Food Alert: Salmonella was confirmed in eggs sampled from St Joseph Farm-M. Xerri PLM 005. The sampling was carried as part of the Veterinary National Control programme for salmonella.
EN
PR181617
19/07/2018
Bathing Water Notice: Bathing is not recommended at Sliema - Qui-Si-Sana (Site Code B14) due to a discharge of water from an unknown source onto the rocks and the sea, as indicated below:
EN
MT
PRPR181579
13/07/2018
Food Alert: Dat-Schaub - Sweet Corn, Dat-Schaub - Mixed Vegetables, Green Grocer’s & Mixed Vegetables & Green Grocer’s - Sweetcorn, must not be consumed since it cannot be excluded that these are contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
EN
MT
PR
12/07/2018
Food Alert: KARMA - Kombucha Te` Verde (Green Tea), Kombucha Melograno (Pomegranate), Kombucha Zenzero (Ginger) must not be consumed since there is a risk of the bottle exploding upon opening due to excessive pressure inside the unopened product.
EN
MT
PR181552
11/07/2018
Food Alert: Findus -  Minestrone Tradizionale, Lot: L7251CZ079 must not be consumed since it cannot be excluded that it is contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
EN
MT
PR181549
10/07/2018
Food Alert: Further to PR181534 published on 6 July 2018, the said products and other products already mentioned must not be consumed since it cannot be excluded that these are contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
EN
MT
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