Anchovies withdrawn from sale because of Histamine levels

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Anchovies withdrawn from sale because of Histamine levelsThe Superintendence of Public Health has said that as a precautionary measure the following product is not to be consumed because of a level of Histamine that exceeds permitted limits established in Commission Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 of 15 November 2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs, as amended by Commission Regulation 1441 of 2007.

Product Description Filetti di Alici all’ Olio di Oliva

Brand Conad

Weight 90g

Packaging Type Glass jar

Durability Date 11/2012

Lot No. L 11 222

The Company involved was ordered to withdraw the involved batch from the market, but since the product was completely sold to consumers, the Directorate is obliged to inform consumers 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 37-39, Rue D’Argens, Msida or by email

The public is also being invited to access the Directorate’s Facebook page at for further information.

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