The Malta Independent 29 March 2023, Wednesday
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Health warning issued on four varieties of chocolate bars

Saturday, 30 September 2017, 10:22 Last update: about 6 years ago

In accordance with the Food Safety Act and Regulation (EC) No. 178 of 2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council and EU Recommendation 2013/647/EU, the Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health wishes to inform the public that from information received through the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed the following products must not be consumed since they may contain pieces of plastic.

Product description:          

4 varieties of chocolate bars


Product names:


Waitrose 1 White Chocolate with Matcha Tea & Pistachio

Waitrose 1 Pistachio Milk Chocolate with pistachio, Almond and


Waitrose 1 White Chocolate

Waitrose 1 Milk Chocolate with Feuilletine & sea salt










Durability date:


Best Before end: July 2018



Since the company involved declared that part of the consignment has been sold, this Directorate is obliged to inform the public of this recall. 

For further information, the public is kindly requested to contact the Health Inspectorate Services between 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on telephone number 21337333, or by calling personally at its offices at Continental Business Centre, Old Railway Track, Santa Venera or by email [email protected].  The public is also being invited to access the Directorate's Facebook page at  or our official website at for similar information.


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